Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Monday 28th January 2019
Here are some of the Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines on some of the newspapers.
target=_blank>Onnoghen’s suspension: Nigeria’s democracy on fire
With the unconstitutional suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen by President Muhammadu Buhari, the world has been served with notice that Nigeria is now a full-blown dictatorship. This did not come as a rude shock except to those that have been blind to the gradual but progressive erosion of
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target=_blank>Why Baffa was sacked, by TETFund Board
The board of trustees, Tertiary Education Trustfund (TETFund), at the weekend broke the silence on the possible reasons that led to the sack of Dr. Abdullahi Baffa, and the reinstatement of Prof. Suleiman Bogoro as Executive Secretary of the fund. Although a statement signed by the Chairman, board of trustees of the fund, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba,
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target=_blank>The opposition and Aisha’s turnabout
Until lately, Aisha Buhari was the “darling” of the opposition, as she presented herself as a “shadow cabinet” to or an in-house critic of her husband, President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) government that he heads. In those days, the opposition didn’t need to do much to checkmate the government, as
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target=_blank>FG empowers over 8,000 MSMEs in Ekiti
The Bank of Industry (BoI) has said that over 8,000 micro, small & medium enterprises in Ekiti State have so far benefitted from the Federal Government’s ‘Marketmoni’ empowerment scheme. Also, the bank put the number of beneficiaries of ‘Tradermoni’ in the state at over 20,000. The schemes are the two components of Government Enterprise and
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target=_blank>NPA begins Onne Port channel oil spill clean-up
Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has commenced the port channel oil spill clean-up operations at the Federal Oceans Terminal (FOT), Onne. The water channel clean-up is the first of such project being executed by the Personnel of Environment Department of the Authority from both the Corporate Headquarters and the FOT. Speaking on the side-lines of
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target=_blank>Onnoghen: No to illegality
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, suspended the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, from office. The president, who said he was acting on an ex parte order from the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), which suspended the CJN, also swore in Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed as acting CJN. Since January 7 this year
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target=_blank>Eagles to know AFCON foes April 12
Three-time champions Nigeria will know their group phase opponents at the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations finals on April 12, the date now approved by the Confederation of African Football for the staging of the draw. The ceremony, which will take place in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, will see the 24 qualified teams drawn into
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target=_blank>Oil prices rise over turmoil in Venezuela
Oil prices rose by over one per cent on Friday as turmoil in Venezuela triggered concerns that its oil exports could soon be disrupted. Washington had already signalled it could impose sanctions on Venezuela’s crude exports as Caracas descends further into political and economic turmoil. International Brent crude oil futures were at $61.89 a barrel
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target=_blank>Zenith Bank/Delta Principals’ Cup: Quarterfinalists emerge, vie for semis ticket today
After five days of intense battle in the zonal elimination series with 26 qualifiers competing for honours in eight zones and 10 centres, the quarterfinalists for the 2019 Delta State Principals Cup emerged at the weekend. The Principals Cup football competition is a developmental tournament sponsored by Zenith after the partnership agreement with the Governor
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Djokovic beats Nadal, wins 15th Grand Slam
Novak Djokovic produced one of the great grand slam final performances to swat aside Rafael Nadal and become the first man to win seven titles at the Australian Open. The predictions had been for something akin to their near six-hour battle in the final seven years ago but Djokovic had other ideas, taking just two […]
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