Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Wednesday 23rd January 2019
Here are some of the Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines on some of the newspapers.
target=_blank>Bendel Insurance stage Thanksgiving Mass to celebrate NPFL promotion
Management and players of Bendel Insurance Football Club of Benin on Tuesday staged a Thanksgiving Mass at the St Paul’s Catholic Church, in Benin City, to celebrate the team’s promotion to the Nigerian Premier Football League (NPFL). The club, on the back of unprecedented support from the Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, and
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target=_blank>AMCON to commence Polaris Bank’s sale process after elections
The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) will seek new investors to take over nationalised lender, Polaris Bank Limited, after elections next month and is taking stock of the bank’s assets ahead of the sale, a spokesman for the Corporation, said yesterday. Reuters quoted AMCON’s Head of Corporate Communications, Jude Nwauzor, as saying: “The
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target=_blank>Ogun LP candidate, supporters defect to APC, back Abiodun
An Ogun State House of Assembly candidate on the platform of Labour Party (LP), Mrs Bukola Adesanya, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the general election. Adesanya, who until her defection was the LP candidate for Ijebu North East State Constituency, also declared support for the APC governorship candidate, Prince Dapo
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target=_blank>Ebonyi varsity workers suspend strike
Non-Academic Staff union of Ebonyi State University (EBSU), has suspended its one month strike. Workers of the institution under the aegis of NASU had embarked on strike following sack of 63 staff and lecturers of the university. However, the institution’s members of staff yesterday suspended the industrial action. Chairman of the union, Comrade Emmanuel Obo,
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target=_blank>Hausa, Yoruba dump Buhari, declare support for Atiku in Ebonyi
Ahead of February 16 presidential election, women groups from various ethnic region in the country in Ebonyi state, yesterday declared support for former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar and People’s Democratic Party’s (PDP) standard bearer for the election. The women, however, distanced themselves from re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The
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target=_blank>Opposition parties ask Ikpeazu to justify Abia’s huge resources
It was drama yesterday at the Abia Hotel, Umuahia, venue of governorship debate for candidates of various political parties contesting next month’s election as candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Dr. Alex Otti, rattled Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He challenged Ikpeazu on his performance, asking him to justify
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target=_blank>Zenith Bank/Delta Principals’ Cup: Sapele LG, others battle for q’final tickets
Obule banks on players’ motivation Quarterfinalists will begin to emerge from today as the Delta State Principals’ Cup enters crucial stages in 10 centres scattered in various parts of state. This edition which is the third in the series after its revival courtesy of a partnership between the Governor Ifeanyi Okowa government and the
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target=_blank>Ambode, Obiano, Dalung, others for Bunubunu Sports/Culture award
Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung, Governors Akinwunmi Ambode, Willy Obiano, Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, Atlanta ’96 Olympic Games gold medallist, ASP Chioma Ajunwa-Opara, Managing Director of Access Bank, Herbert Wigwe and business mogul, Chief Dr. Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah, are among prominent Nigerians billed to be honoured at the 2nd edition of the Bunubunu
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target=_blank>Lawal, Afejuku condemn refs’ attack
…seek for stiffer punishment Former Nigerian league stars, Garba Lawal and Prince Afejuku, have condemned the incessant attacks on match officials in the Nigeria Professional Football League. Two cases of referee battering have been recorded within a week with the recent happening at the weekend at the Gateway Stadium, Sagamu during the match between
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Crisis rocks Delta FA
The crisis rocking the Delta Football Association has assumed a dangerous dimension following the alleged suspension of the Acting Chairman, Edema Fuludu, and freezing of the two accounts of the association with Zenith and Eco Banks. The crisis crippled the activities of the association and pitched the composition of the delegates for the group’s election […]
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