Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Thursday 17th January 2019
Here are some of the Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines on some of the newspapers.
target=_blank>Grandfather defiles 13-year-old schoolgirl
A 60-year-old grandfather, Garba Usman, was yesterday arraigned before an Ikeja High Court, Lagos for allegedly defiling a 13-year-old secondary school pupil. Usman, a security guard, was scheduled to be arraigned alongside two citizens of Niger Republic – Abdul Jibril (24) and Muktar Umoru (24). According to the charge sheet, the defendants are all security
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target=_blank>Bus driver remanded for raping 78-year-old
An Ikeja Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, yesterday remanded a 40-year-old bus driver, Jelili Lawal, at Kirikiri Maximum Prison for allegedly raping a 78-year-old woman. Chief Magistrate B. O. Osunsanmi remanded the accused after he pleaded not guilty to the charges against him. The magistrate ordered that Lawal be remanded in the Kirikiri Prison, pending advice
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target=_blank>H2: Analysts predict downward rates movement
High interest rates, which have persisted since July 2016, may start to drop in the second half of this year, analysts at Meristem Research have predicted. The analysts, who stated this in the firm’s 2019 Outlook Report, obtained by New Telegraph, stated that they were anticipating downward movements in rates in the second half
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target=_blank>Man arrested while robbing chemist
A 24-year-old suspect, Lukman Atanda, has been arrested for allegedly robbing a chemist at Sari-Iganmu area of Lagos State on Tuesday. Atanda is said to belong to a four-man gang of robbers. The suspect and his gang members rode on motorcycle to rob the chemist about 8p.m. at 10, Idenu Close, Sari-Iganmu. It was learnt
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target=_blank>Nigeria emerges largest supplier of LPG in West Africa
MOB Integrated Services Limited, a petroleum marketing company in Lagos, has become the largest supplier of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in West Africa. The company delivers over 25,000 metric tons (MT) monthly across sub-Sahara Africa, including Nigeria, Republic of Benin and Ghana. With Nigeria still being an emerging market, which consumes above 500,000 metric tons
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target=_blank>Aussie Open: Nadal beats Ebden to reach third round
… Wozniacki, Kerber, Sharapova also through Second seed Rafael Nadal reached the third round of the Australian Open with a straightforward victory over Australia’s Matthew Ebden. The Spaniard, a 17-time Grand Slam champion, overcame his 47th-ranked opponent 6-3 6-2 6-2 in Melbourne. Nadal is aiming to become the first man in the Open era to
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target=_blank>Nigeria surpasses global growth rate in ccTLD
Although still one of the lowest in terms of registration, Nigeria’s country code Top Level Domain (ccTLD) name, .ng, has emerged one of the fastest growing in the world. According to Verisign, the US domain name administrator, global growth of ccTLD domains is 3.2 per cent year over year. However, Nigeria, according to
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target=_blank>Firm plans forex exposure forum for SMEs
Following next month’s general elections in Nigeria and the fears over the state of the country’s macroeconomic business ecosystem, BitPesa, Nigeria’s foremost cross-border payments platform and treasury solution, has pledged to assist Nigerian importers, exporters and Macro Small and Medium scale Enterprises (MSMEs) in protecting their businesses from losses that stem from foreign exchange
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target=_blank>1,000 Nigerian communities to enjoy free digital TV
No fewer than one thousand Nigerian villages are to enjoy free satellite television, an initiative of Chinese government/Star Times on the platform of 10,000 African Villages Project aimed at providing digital television to rural communities. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, disclosed this recently in Abuja at the launching of the project in
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Cesc Fàbregas says the 13 years he spent in London with Arsenal and Chelsea left him feeling “more English than Spanish”, but believes the time was right to seek a new challenge at Monaco after seeing his playing time increasingly limited. Speaking for the first time since his departure for the Ligue 1 side was […]
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