Nigeria news today headlines update Thursday 24th January 2019

Nigeria news today headlines update Thursday 24th January 2019

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target=_blank>Kaduna Govt To Expand Refuse Collection Points

Mrs Amina Sijuwade, Kaduna State Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, says the ministry is expanding network of refuse collection points across major towns to prevent emergence of communal dumps. Sijuwade made this known on Wednesday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna. According to her, 150 of 20 tonnes
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target=_blank>Djokovic Through To Australian Open Semi-Finals After Nishikori Retires

Novak Djokovic reached the semi-finals of the Australian Open for a seventh time on Wednesday after eighth seed Kei Nishikori retired hurt when trailing 6-1 4-1 in their quarter-final meeting. Top seed and six-times champion Djokovic will meet Frenchman Lucas Pouille, a maiden Grand Slam semi-finalist, on Friday for a place in Sunday’s final mach.
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target=_blank>Alleged N7.2bn Fraud: Court Awaits Fresh Directive For Continuation Of Kalu’s Trial

Justice Mohammed Idris of a Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday said that the court would await further directives to proceed with the trial of a former Governor of Abia, Orji Kalu, facing charges of N7.2 billion fraud. Kalu, a chieftain of the ruling APC, was alleged to have committed the offence between August
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target=_blank>Afghanistan Says Taliban Mastermind of Deadly Attack On Military Base Killed

Afghanistan’s main spy Agency has killed a Taliban Commander Noman, who was the mastermind of the deadly attack on Afghan forces at a military base. The attack occurred in the Central province of Maidan Wardak, officials said on Wednesday. The National Directorate of Security (NDS) said the commander, whose name it gave only as Noman,
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target=_blank>1.6m PVCs Collected In Adamawa

The Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC) has said that  1.6 million Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) have been collected by eligible voters in Adamawa. Mr Kasim Gaidam, Adamawa INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner, told  the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Yola  that  the PVCs collected were out of the 1.973,882 issued so far for
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target=_blank>Syndicates Attempt Online Sales Of Abuja-Kaduna Route Tickets – NRC

The Managing Director, Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), Fidet Okhiria has raised the alarm over activities of some fraudulent syndicates attempting to sell the Abuja-Kaduna route tickets online, stating that the corporation is yet to begin such sales. According to Okhiria, the organisation has not started online sale of tickets on Abuja-Kaduna route. He said it
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target=_blank>Tractor Inventor Gets FCTA Attention After NGO Plea

Surajo Ismaila, a 21-year old man, who hails from Rubochi in Kuje Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory may soon achieve his goal as inventor after an Abuja based Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Helpline Foundation for the Needy, has made a passionate appeal to FCT Administration and other relevant agencies for assistance. Dr. Jumai Ahmadu,
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target=_blank>How Google Lit Up Presidential Debate At Transcorp

ABUJA – Barely a month after a significant partnership with a connectivity network, Google, global search engine demonstrated its intention of being a significant player in media events after it helped prepared a news galleria for newsmen at the recently held Presidential Debate in Abuja. Media practitioners were delighted at the new arrangement for the event
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target=_blank>Coroner System Reform: Bringing Perpetrators Of Extrajudicial Killings To Justice

Dr. Gbenga Akingbehin, a Criminal Law expert with the Faculty of Law, University of Lagos, has called for fundamental reform of the Lagos State Coroner’s Law in order to make the state’s Coroner system more effective in bringing perpetrators of extrajudicial killings to book, writes STEPHEN UBIMAGO in this piece. The perennial occurrence of extrajudicial
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Abuja Not In 10 Richest Cities In Africa Ranking

Abuja does not come up in the first 10 richest cities in Africa ranking, according to a survey by AfrAsia Bank Africa Wealth Report of 2018. The new report ranked Lagos ahead of Abuja fourth among the ten wealthiest cities in Africa with a cumulative wealth of $108 billion. The report was published on property […]
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