Nigeria news today headlines update Thursday 17th January 2019

Nigeria news today headlines update Thursday 17th January 2019

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target=_blank>Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa Off To Russia, Davos To Woo Investors

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa says he has left the country for a trip to Russia and the World Economic Forum in Davos to bring in investment. Mnangagwa made this known on his official Facebook page on Wednesday. The president said he was “deeply saddened” by violent protests over a hike in fuel prices back home.
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target=_blank>Lakers Without James For At Least 2 More Games

LeBron James will not travel with the Los Angeles Lakers for the team’s upcoming road games to Oklahoma City and Houston, ESPN reported on Wednesday, citing agent Rich Paul. James strained his left groin on Christmas Day against the Golden State Warriors and has missed 11 games. The Lakers are 4-7 without him, including a
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target=_blank>Woman Docked For Allegedly Selling 2 Babies For N450,000, Remanded In Prison

A Minna Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday ordered the remand of  23-year-old woman, Blessing Aluma, docked for allegedly selling her one-week-old baby for N200, 000. Aluma was also arraigned for allegedly selling her friend’s 15 month- old daughter for N250, 000. The defendant was docked alongside Oludare Prince, both of Passali Giri, Abuja,  on a three-count
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target=_blank>2 Artisans Get N200,000 Bail Each Over Theft Of N47,000 Valuables

Two artisans who appeared before a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday got N200,000 bail each over alleged theft of commuter’s valuables  consisting of cell phone and cash worth N47,000. The two accused, Ayomide Akande, 23, a cobbler and Akeem Ganiu, 20, a painter, are facing a three-count charge of conspiracy, assault and theft. The duo,
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target=_blank>Violent Protests In Zimbabwe After Major Hike In Petrol Prices

  The streets of the Zimbabwean capital, Harare, have become progressively more deserted since the Zimbabwean Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) called for a three-day general strike on January 14. This major trade union is protesting the government’s shock announcement on Saturday that it would increase taxes on petrol, which would more than double the
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target=_blank>FG Unveils Project To Provide Satellite TV To 1,000 Villages

LAGOS – The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has launched the 1,000 Villages Satellite TV Project, which is part of the Chinese government-sponsored ‘Access to Satellite TV for 10,000 African Villages Project’. Launching project at a ceremony in Kpaduma village, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), the Minister recalled that Chinese President Xi Jiping announced
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target=_blank>New Distribution Platform For Financial Technology Firms Debuts

LAGIOS – A technology public relations firm and publisher of Fintech Africa, eMaginations Comm, have unveiled a budget friendly press release distribution platform for Fintech firms in Africa. In a statement signed by Sola Fanawopo, the CEO of eMaginations and Editor-in-Chief of Fintech Africa, noted that the Fintech press releases distribution platform is a product of
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target=_blank>DStv Kicks Against Pay-As-You-View System

LAGOS – The Chief Customer Officer of Multichoice, owners of DStv Martin Mabutho has stated that it would not operate the “pay- as-you- view’’ tariff system in Nigeria. Mabutho’s stance came against the backdrop of persistent clamour by the company’s subscribers for the introduction of a pay as you view tariff plan in the country. “We
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target=_blank>Kanu’s Hardley Apartments: True Position By AMCON

The attention of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has been drawn to some inaccurate stories that are sponsored and published in the media (not DAILY INDEPENDENT) meant to mislead the public and whip up sentiments for former Super Eagles player, Mr. Nwankwo Kanu. A statement signed by Mr. Jude Nwauzor, Head, Corporate Communications, AMCON
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Open Letter To Army Chiefs: The Pen Will Always Defeat The Gun

I feel very sorry for the top army officers who ordered the raid on the offices of the DAILY TRUST in Abuja and elsewhere. For me, they merely revealed that like most African military officers they still live in the eighteenth century when soldiers thought that force alone is sufficient for them to win in […]
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