Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Monday 21st January 2019
Here are some of the Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines on some of the newspapers.
target=_blank>Ibibio youth leader, others dump APC for PDP
President-General of Ibibio Youth Council in Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Imoh Okoko, has defected to the Peoples Democratic Party in the state. Okoko, who with over one thousand members of his group, dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC) for PDP at the weekend during Governor Udom Emmanuel’s campaign rally at Ikot Abasi Local Government Area
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target=_blank>CAF Confederation Cup: Rangers qualify for group stage, know opponents today
Enugu Rangers have qualified for the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup after they defeated Bantu FC of Lesotho 4-2 on aggregate on Sunday. The former Nigerian champions won the first leg of the playoffs 2-1 in Maseru a week ago and recorded the same score line in the reverse fixture played in Enugu
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target=_blank>Residents to gov: Stop Benin Disco’s blackout, crazy bills
Residents of Asaba, the Delta State capital and its environs, have sent a Save- Our-Soul (SOS) appeal to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa over the imposition of crazy bills on them by the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC). They groaned over the failure of electricity supply by the company to residential homes and businesses, making nightlife activities
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target=_blank>Moses wants £2.86m ‘assurance fee’ from Fernebahce
Chelsea winger, Victor Moses, has made a sensational demand of £2.86m as ‘assurance fee’ from Fernebahce, in the likelihood of the team getting relegated after he joins them. Footballlive.ng gathered at the weekend that Fernebahce are still very keen on adding Moses to their squad this month but, though the Istanbul-based side have reached an
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target=_blank>Navy: Merchant seaman school still under lock and key
The Nigerian Navy Ship, Jubilee Ikot Abasi, has debunked reports that Akwa Ibom State High Court sitting in Ikot Ekpene, has ordered the reopening of the Merchant Seaman Maritime Academy located in Ikot Ataudo, Uwa West in Essien Udim Local Government Area of the state. The institution was shut by personnel of the Nigerian Navy
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target=_blank>AFIG acquires 29.9% stake in NEM Insurance
Advanced Finance and Investment Group (AFIG) Funds, an African private equity fund manager has acquired 29 per cent shareholding in Nigeria-based NEM Insurance Plc. In a notice to the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NEM Insurance Plc announced that AFIG completed an investment in the Company, by acquiring 29.9 per cent of the company’s shares from
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target=_blank>NTU urges states, schools to set up associations
The Nigeria Triathlon Union has urged states to set up associations to enable them to discover and develop athletes so that they can participate in national competitions. President of the NTU, Price Wale Oladunjoye, visited some states and schools outside Lagos to remind them of the need to set up functional triathlon associations. The union
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target=_blank>Onnoghen: Curing the mischief of two wrongs
Perusing the plethora of reactions to the arraignment of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Nkanu Onnoghen, before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on allegations of false declaration of assets by the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), it is obvious the matter has spawned considerable emotion. Reports that filtered in as I
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target=_blank>Analysts: MPC to hold rates amid inflation concerns
As the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) begins its first meeting of 2019 today, financial analysts have predicted that the gathering will likely leave the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR), unchanged at the end of its deliberations tomorrow. The Apex Bank has retained the MPR, also known as the
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The wife of Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Bisi has assured President Mohammadu Buhari and his deputy, Professor Yemi Osinbajo of South-West’s women and youths’ commitment to the President’s re-election bid in next month’s presidential election. Bisi added that the people of South-West particularly the women and youths had come to realize that re-electing […]
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