Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Tuesday 29th January 2019
Here are some of the Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines on some of the newspapers.
target=_blank>Bonus renewal: DPR opens up on alleged $1bn scam
●Agency defends FG’s early renewal policy Oil sector regulator, the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), has opened up on the allegation by the National Assembly of irregularities in the renewal of oil and gas leases, resulting in revenue loss to the Federal Government of Nigeria. The $1 billion (N360 billion) renewal bonuses policy,
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target=_blank>Sports Editors mourn Jide Fashikun
…as AFN pours encomium on late journalist The Guild of Sports Editors has described Jide Fashikun’s demise as a huge blow to the country’s quest for sports development, as well as the push for a new Nigeria. Fashikun, who passed on at the Federal Medical Centre Jabi, Airport Road Abuja on Sunday, was said
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target=_blank>Nnewi agog for tennis extravaganza
All is now set for the semi-finals and final of the 2018/2019 edition of the East of the Niger Inter-club Tennis Championship which takes place be tween January 31 and February, 2019 in Nnewi, Anambra State. Defending champions Orlu Sports Club will clash with 2016/2017 Champion Aba Sports Club in one of the semi-final
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target=_blank>Female League: Dickson congratulates Bayelsa Queens
Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, has showered encomiums on Bayelsa Queens for emerging champions of the 2018 National Women Premier League, describing it as an exciting and heartwarming 53rd birthday present. His Special Adviser on Public Affairs, Mr. Daniel Alabrah, quoted the sports-loving governor as saying that he was proud of the girls for
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target=_blank>The existential in the crisis of Nigerian public service
All across the world, the public servant is usually the butt of crude and violent jokes that bother on the bureaucratic ineffectiveness and inefficiency of the public service and of the government of the day. This is so easy to understand – the public service is the most functional arm of the government; it is
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target=_blank>Eating fried foods may increase death risk
Researchers from the United States (U.S.) have said women over 50 years old who regularly eat fried foods may be increasing their own death risk. According to a new study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), overindulging in fried foods could increase a person’s risk of death from multiple causes. To this end,
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target=_blank>FG: NAF largely responsible for successes against Boko Haram
The Federal Government has lauded the role of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) in the ongoing counter-insurgency war in the North East, even as it said the conduct of the Service’s night and day operations, was significantly responsible for the mileage against Boko Haram. Apart from bombardment of the suspected terrorists’ targeted locations, the NAF
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target=_blank>Ahmed urges calm as Operation Python Dance kicks off in Kwara
The Kwara State government yesterday urged residents of the state to remain calm as the Nigerian Army begins the Kwara State leg of its Operation Python Dance III security exercise in the state. Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed gave the assurance after a meeting with the new Acting Brigade Commander, Sobi, Colonel A. A. Egbejule, at the
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target=_blank>FUOYE: ASUU insists on removal of chair
The last may not have been heard about the lingering leadership crisis rocking the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). This is as aggrieved members of the three factions of the union, which have refused to resolve their differences, are now insisting on the removal of the Chairman.
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Enugu to complete multi-billion naira centre with N1.5bn
Enugu State government yesterday expressed its determination to complete the abandoned multi-billion international conference centre (ICC). To this end, the government budgeted N1.5 billion in the 2019 fiscal year for the centre. Commissioner for Finance, Mrs. Eucharia Offor, disclosed this in Enugu during the 2019 Enugu State budget breakdown. It will be recalled that the […]
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