Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Thursday 10th January 2019
Here are some of the Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines on some of the newspapers.
target=_blank>Angry graduates fault Bayelsa’s 1,000 staff recruitment exercise
Irate unemployed graduates in Bayelsa State yesterday decried the alleged hijacking of the state’s recruitment exercise of 1,000 youths into the civil service. This was as they claimed that the recruitment exercise had been truncated by some politicians in the state, who they alleged had shared the slots among themselves. The group, in a
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target=_blank>INEC cautions security agencies against parallel security plan
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned the Nigeria Police Force and other security agencies not to run a parallel security arrangement different from that of the commission. The commission said Nigeria Police remains the lead agency for election security while other security agencies will play a supportive role. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu,
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target=_blank>Usani, Owan-Enoh bicker over court judgement
Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Usani Uguru Usani and the Senator representing Cross River Central in the Senate, John Owan-Enoh, have disagreed over the position of the court about who is the authentic governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. This was as Owan-Enoh yesterday extended an olive branch to the
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target=_blank>PT’s Olawepo-Hashim maintains lead in social media engagements
The weekly social media rating of presidential candidates’ engagements on the popular platform, Facebook, yesterday showed that the candidate of the People’s Trust (PT), Mr. Gbenga Olawepo- Hashim, maintained the lead in engagements over APC’s presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari and PDP’s Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. The development comes amid reports that about 70 per cent
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target=_blank>Kebbi PDP secretary defects to APC
The Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kebbi State, Hon. Mohammed Zaure Sakaba and thousands of his supporters yesterday defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Receiving the defectors at Government House, Birnin Kebbi, Governor Atiku Abubakar Bagudu, assured the new members of a level playing ground, while applauding them that they had
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target=_blank>Niger gov, Sani Bello, reshuffles cabinet
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abuibakar Sani-Bello, yesterday announced a minor cabinet reshuffle. The governor made the announcement shortly after swearing in three commissioners during the weekly state executive council meeting in Minna. The commissioners sworn in include Hon. Zakari Jinkatoro, Hajiya Ramatu Yar’Adua and Hon. Samaila Ibrahim, who were members of Niger State Executive Council
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target=_blank>Certificate forgery: Judge withdraws from case against Adamawa gov
A Federal High Court judge in Yola, the Adamawa State capital, has withdrawn from a certificate forgery case against Governor Mohammed Jibrilla for undisclosed reasons. Justice Abdulaziz Anka of the Federal High Court, who disclosed this yesterday said: “I am withdrawing from this case for my personal reasons, I could not continue with the case,
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target=_blank>Lagos: 1,279 fire outbreaks claim 93 lives, N17.01bn property
…224 people, N102.6bn assets rescued At least, 93 people died, 224 injured while property worth N17.01 billion were lost in 1,279 fire cases which occurred in Lagos between January and December 2018. During the period, 250 people were trapped in the domestic wells, septic tanks or wanted to commit suicide as the emergency agencies
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target=_blank>Again, another Buhari’s minister resigns
Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Khadija Ibrahim, yesterday announced her decision to resign from President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet to run for election as a member of House of Representatives in the February 16 general election. Ibrahim confirmed this while speaking to State House correspondents after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the
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S&P may downgrade MTN over exposure
S&P Global Ratings has warned that it could downgrade MTN’s debt if the mobile operator increases its relative exposure to Nigeria. The firm has already affirmed MTN’s BB+ long-term issuer credit ratings. In the six months to end-June, MTN generated revenues of R17.2billion from Nigeria, versus R21.2bn from South Africa. The countries contribute similar levels […]
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