Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Friday 18th January 2019
Here are some of the Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines on some of the newspapers.
target=_blank>Omeruo proud to beat Real Madrid, despite ouster
Leganes of Spain defender, Kenneth Omeruo, has picked positives from his side’s victory over Real Madrid in Copa del Rey and says he is proud of their feat, despite not being able to move into the next round. Leganes were still ousted from the Spanish Cup competition, despite the victory, as Madrid had already won
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target=_blank>The task ahead of IGP Adamu
Contrary to expectations, President Muhammadu Buhari pandered to the yearnings of many Nigerians last Tuesday by replacing Mr. Ibrahim Idris, the 19th Inspector-General of Police, who had the rare privilege of reaching the retirement age of 60 and climaxing his 35 years of service on the same day. Idris’ exit was, however, headlined by his
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target=_blank>Falcons lose 3-0 to China, to play Romania
An under –strength Super Falcons were afforded a clear view of how intense things could get at the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France this summer when losing 0-3 to China in their first match of a Four – Nation Tournament ongoing in Miezhou. China’s Steel Roses were in front after only 10 minutes and
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target=_blank>AFCON 2019: Onazi insists Eagles can succeed in Egypt
I can’t predict until final list is out – Dosu Super Eagles’ midfielder, Ogenyi Onazi, believes the team do not have a problem playing the Africa Cup of Nation in any part of the continent, insisting the squad will succeed against all odds in Egypt. The Trabzonspor midfielder told AOIFootball.com that the team needed
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target=_blank>Convicted armed robbers assault judge, attack journalists
There was commotion in the courtroom of the Adamawa State High Court in Yola when eight convicted armed robbers went on the rampage and assaulted the judge. The convicts also beat up journalists who covered the court proceedings. Trouble started moments after Justice Abdula’aziz Waziri of High Court 3 sentenced the armed robbers to death
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target=_blank>Crisis rocks paralympic committee’s election as Obuh rejects result
The President of the Nigeria Power-lifting Federation of Nigeria, Queen Obuh, who contested for the post of the Paralympic Committee of Nigeria boss ein Lagos, has rejected the result strictly on grounds of irregularities, massive manipulations and utter disregard for the electoral guidelines and constitution. Obuh, said yesterday in Lagos that, she has filed a
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target=_blank>NFF, NIKE meet to strategize for New Year
The Nigeria Football Federation and its official kit sponsors, NIKE on Thursday met in Abuja to review activities for year 2018 and plan for the new year. Top on the agenda was the activation of the new, robust contract signed by the two parties in Asaba, Delta State in November 2018, especially in the distribution
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target=_blank>Muslim group advocates support for soldiers in war with Boko Haram
An Islamic human right group, Muslim Right Concerns (MURIC) has invited all Nigerians to give full support to the soldiers who are at the war front with Boko Haram insurgents, now known as the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP). In a press statement signed by the director of the Islamic human rights organization,
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target=_blank>GTBank Masters’ Cup returns for Season 8
One of the most exciting secondary school football tournaments in Africa, the GTBank Masters Cup, is set to return for its 8th season, following its opening draws, which was held on Thursday in Lagos. The tournament will feature over 30 schools and more than 40 teams who will compete for trophies in the male and
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The Maize Association of Nigeria (MAAN) has disclosed it plans to produce 25 million metric tonnes of maize this year to catch up with local demand. The association, which said this through its National President, Bello Abubakar, said the increase in maize production would bridge the gap in local demand. Bello stressed that the association […]
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