Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Tuesday 15th January 2019
Here are some of the Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines on some of the newspapers.
target=_blank>Pwajok returned to PDP alone, says Plateau APC stakeholders
Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State yesterday said a lawmaker representing Jos South/Jos East constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Edward Pwajok, who recently defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) did so alone without his supporters. The stakeholders while addressing the media
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target=_blank>Soldiers’ invasion of Daily Trust
The media industry in Nigeria on January 6, 2019 fell under the heavy jackboots of the military as a platoon of armed soldiers stormed the corporate headquarters of Daily Trust newspapers located in the Jabi District of Abuja. The soldiers who arrived the premises of the media organisation in three trucks, forced the gates open,
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target=_blank>Lagos pledges support for netball
Ghana club wins W/A C’ship The Lagos State Sports Commission has declared total support for the revival of netball in Nigeria. LSSC Chairman, Kweku Tandoh, made this pledge at the West African Netball Clubs open Championship which saw Rising Stars Club of Ghana defeated Lagos-based Bringing Netball Back Club 36-25 at the Molade
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target=_blank>NPFL: Maikaba still can’t break FC Ifeanyiubah jinx
Immediate past Akwa United Head Coach Abdu Maikaba did not enjoy a good start to the 2019 seasona as he began his reign at Plateau United by dropping two points against FC Ifeanyiubah who had an unrecognizable startlist except for captain Chijioke Alaekwe and goalkeeper Chinedu Anozie. Plateau United’s playing personnel looked intimidating with goalkeeper
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target=_blank>De Gea can be Man Utd’s greatest keeper – Solskjaer
David de Gea could establish himself as Manchester United’s greatest goalkeeper, says interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The Spaniard, 28, made 11 saves as United beat Tottenham 1-0 at Wembley. During 11 years as a striker at Old Trafford, Solskjaer played alongside Edwin van der Sar and Peter Schmeichel. “We’ve had some great keepers at
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target=_blank>Yaya Toure wants to revive career
Former Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure insists he is a long way off retirement and wants to continue playing for at least another two years. The 35-year-old Ivorian is currently out of contract after leaving Olympiakos in December, just three months after he re-joined the Greek club. Speaking ahead of his appearance on Monday Night
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target=_blank>Soldiers foil robbery, recover pistol
Soldiers attached to the 145 Battalion, Ukwa West, 14 Brigade Army Headquarters, Ohafia in Abia State have foiled armed robbery operation at a motor park on Milverton Road in Aba. They recovered a locally-made pistol. The operation, which occurred at the weekend, caused confusion among residents because of the sporadic shootings. Many travellers and
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target=_blank>ASFU Invitational tournament gets January date
The inaugural edition of the African Students Football Union Invitational Championship has been set to take place across two centres in Nigeria starting from January 18 to 28. The competition which is said to be a qualification championship for International Student Football World League 2019/2020 season in Russia will have 10 schools across the
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target=_blank>Adekoya banned for steroid use
Bahrain’s Kemi Adekoya has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for the banned substance stanozolol, the Athletics Integrity Unit has announced. The 25-year-old, who was born in Nigeria, is a four-time Asian Games gold medallist and claimed world indoor 400m gold in Portland in 2016 after breaking the Asian record with her winning time of
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has uncovered in Delta State what he described as new tricks where hackers collect Voter Identification Numbers (VIN) to preload Card Readers ahead of the general elections. The commission, however, threatened to use security agents to deal decisively with anyone caught in the act before charging such offenders to […]
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