Nigeria news today headlines update Tuesday 22nd January 2019

Nigeria news today headlines update Tuesday 22nd January 2019

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target=_blank>Member Allegedly Defrauds Pastor Of N9 million

For allegedly defrauding his former Pastor of N9 million, the Police on Monday arraigned a 39-year-old businessman, Obiora Okosi, at a Gudu Upper Area court, sitting in Abuja.   The defendant, who resides at No. 89 Limka Rd., Nkpor, Anambra State, is being tried on a two-count charge of criminal breach of trust and cheating.   The …
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target=_blank>Big Concern For Chelsea As Higuain Deal Hits Stumbling Block

Gonzalo Higuain’s move to Chelsea remains “in the air”, according to AC Milan assistant boss Luigi Riccio. Higuain did not feature as Milan claimed a 2-0 Serie A win at Genoa on Monday, with Rossoneri assistant Riccio phlegmatic about the Argentina striker’s absence. Higuain, who is on loan at Milan from Juventus, is being strongly …
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target=_blank>South Africa Turns Down Zimbabwe Request For $1.2bn Loan

South Africa turned down a request from its southern African neighbour Zimbabwe for a 1.2 billion dollar loan in December, a spokesman for the finance ministry said on Monday. National Treasury spokesman Jabulani Sikhakhane said in Johannesburg that “South Africa doesn’t have that kind of money.” Zimbabwean officials were not immediately available for comment. Zimbabwe …
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target=_blank>All Over For Sevastova As Osaka Reaches Australian Open Quarters

U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka completed another comeback victory to overhaul 13th seed Anastasija Sevastova 4-6 6-3 6-4 and reach the quarter-finals of the Australian Open on Monday. The Japanese fourth seed, who had to fight back from a set down against Hsieh Su-Wei in her previous match, was far from her best. She struggled …
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target=_blank>Kevin-Prince Boateng Joins Barcelona On Loan From Sassuolo

Former Tottenham midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng has joined Barcelona on loan for the remainder of the season, according to Bbc.com reports. The La Liga leaders have the option to sign the 31-year-old from Serie A side Sassuolo for a £7.1m fee in the summer. Boateng joined Spurs from Hertha Berlin in 2007, but was soon sent …
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target=_blank>Raonic Sweeps Aside Angry Zverev To Reach Australian Open Quarters

Big-serving Milos Raonic eased into the Australian Open quarter-finals with a surprisingly one-sided 6-1 6-1 7-6(5) victory over frustrated fourth seed Alexander Zverev, who smashed his racket to a pulp as Monday’s match was slipping away. The 21-year-old German was broken six times in the first two sets before the Canadian converted his fourth match …
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target=_blank>Strike: FG Begs ASUU To Shift Ground Over Lean Resources 

Abuja – The Federal Government has appealed to the striking lecturers of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to shift ground a little by calling off its strike. Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, made the appeal on Monday when talks between the union and Federal Government resumed at the Federal Ministry of Labour …
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target=_blank>US Senator Kamala Harris Jumps Into 2020 Presidential Race

Kamala Harris, a first-term US senator and former California attorney general known for her rigorous questioning of US President Donald Trump’s nominees, entered the Democratic presidential race on Monday. Vowing to “bring our voices together,” Harris would be the first woman to hold the presidency and the second African-American if she succeeds. Harris, a daughter …
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target=_blank>MT Africa Gas, MT Sahara Gas Boost LPG Supply By 437,170 MT In Two Years

LAGOS – MT Africa Gas and MT Sahara Gas have delivered 437,170 metric tons of Liquefied Petroleum Gas, LPG, (Cooking Gas) to the domestic market, thus boosting penetration of the product in the country, and other African markets. The vessels were unveiled in Ulsan, South Korea, a product of collaboration between the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation …
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PENGASSAN Calls For Stiffer Sanction On Labour Law Abuse

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has condemned what it described as the lingering anti-labour practice perpetrated by some indigenous oil companies operating in the country against their employees, especially Nigerian workers. Arising from the Association’s National Executive Council (NEC) meeting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State recently, PENGASSAN listed Forte […]
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