Latest News in Nigeria Today Saturday 19th January 2019

Latest News in Nigeria Today Saturday 19th January 2019

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target=_blank>Onnoghen: Wike drunk, his allegations spurious, Says Amaechi

Minister of Transport, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, has replied the Rivers state Governor, Nyesom Wike, who had alleged that he (Amaechi) was behind the plot to destroy the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen.
Govt directs seizure of Onnoghen, family’s financial assets, CUPP alleges
In his response, Amaechi, who is the former governor of Rivers state, said Governor Wike’s claims are spurious.
In a statement by his media office on Friday, the transport minister urged the public to ignore Wike, whom he described as “a frivolous, deceitful character who is obviously drunk on power and off course, alcohol- what a terrible collabo!”
The statement reads thus:
“We read with dismay and utter disgust another round of spurious allegations by the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, at a campaign rally in the State yesterday, accusing the former Governor of the State and Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi of ‘the plot to destroy the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen.’
This is another blatant lie just to smear Amaechi and put him on collision course with the judiciary.
Continue reading Onnoghen: Wike drunk, his allegations spurious, Says Amaechi at Vanguard News Nigeria.

target=_blank>FG, ASUU’s Capacity for Compromise

Disagreements between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) now appear unending, unfortunately.
Continue reading FG, ASUU’s Capacity for Compromise at Vanguard News Nigeria.

target=_blank>Naira losses marginally against dollar at I & E window

 The Naira on Friday lost marginally to the dollar at the investors window, exchanging at N362.79.
Continue reading Naira losses marginally against dollar at I & E window at Vanguard News Nigeria.

target=_blank>We have insulated recovered funds, assets from looters – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday assured Nigerians that his administration would not waiver in its fight against corruption and ensuring sanity in public affairs.
Continue reading We have insulated recovered funds, assets from looters – Buhari at Vanguard News Nigeria.

target=_blank>Election: INEC trains staff to detect, counter fake news

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commenced a two-day workshop for its Public Affairs officers (POAs) on how to detect and counter fake news on election related matters.
Continue reading Election: INEC trains staff to detect, counter fake news at Vanguard News Nigeria.

target=_blank>Atiku to Buhari: I’ll dislodge you, with or without US trip

The Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has mocked the federal government over its failed bid to get the United States government to deny him visa, saying with or without a trip to the US, the PDP will dislodge the President Muhammadu Buhari led All Progressives Congress (APC) at next month’s election.
Continue reading Atiku to Buhari: I’ll dislodge you, with or without US trip at Vanguard News Nigeria.

target=_blank>GTB Masters Cup season 8 begins

One of the biggest events in schools sports calendar in Lagos, the annual GTB Masters Cup, a competition for elite secondary schools in Lagos begins December 22 across the designated centres in the state.
Continue reading GTB Masters Cup season 8 begins at Vanguard News Nigeria.

target=_blank>China invitational: Falcons for losers’ final

African champions the Super Falcons will now battle Romania Sunday in the losers’ final of the China invitational tournament after they went down 3-0 to the hosts today.
Continue reading China invitational: Falcons for losers’ final at Vanguard News Nigeria.

target=_blank>The Return of ‘Bede’ Insurance!

Ordinarily, this should not be headline news, that a football club has returned to the Premiership of Nigerian football. Except of course, if there is more to the club or the circumstances of the club’s return than meets the eye.
Continue reading The Return of ‘Bede’ Insurance! at Vanguard News Nigeria.

Australian Open: Serena’s kits send tongues wagging

Serena Williams is inarguably one of today’s most exciting tennis players to watch — not solely because of the energy she brings to her matches, but also because she, as of late, has eschewed traditional tennis outfits for everything from tutus to catsuits.
Continue reading Australian Open: Serena’s kits send tongues wagging at Vanguard News Nigeria.

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