The Nation Newspaper Today Headline Tuesday 29th January 2019
The Nation Newspaper Today Headline and news Dailies Update on current affairs happening now in Nigeria today 29/01/19
target=_blank>Yoruba get new head of Sango worship
The transition of the immediate past Baale Sango of Yorubaland, Oyebamiji Akano six months ago created a leadership vacuum for Sango devotees in Yorubaland, both in Nigeria and in the diaspora. However, a new head has just been installed in the event held in the ancient Oyo town, Oyo State. TUNDE BUSARI who witnessed the installation reports the significance of the event.
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target=_blank>Dear Prof Sagay
It is with the heaviness of heart that I write this in the middle of the night as I reflect on your total transformation to the “Next Level” of genuflecting sycophancy, which has been the pathetic story of ex-radicals that the Nigerian establishment draws now and then. It has always been a tragic outing for
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target=_blank>The Lagos project and arrested development
THERE are several historical versions of the true Lagos, but one recurring one is that it is claimed by itinerant traders called the Aworis, who have today become the Olofins, the present land owning families in Lagos State. Given its unique cosmopolitan location, Lagos became an instant attraction for the British merchants, as the easy
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target=_blank>Our rejection of Atiku’s endorsement by Ohanaeze, apolitical ― Anambra govt
The Anambra Government has said its rejection of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo’s endorsement of Alhaji Abubakar Atiku has nothing to do with politics or Mr Peter Obi. The Anambra Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, Mr C-Don Adinuba made the clarification at a press briefing in Awka on Monday. He said that the clarification was necessitated
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target=_blank>Buhari seeks INEC-traditional rulers’ collaboration on sensitising electorate
President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) to collaborate with traditional rulers in educating the local electorate on voting modalities ahead of the 2019 general elections. Buhari made the call while declaring open the 10th General Assembly of the National Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria (NCTRN) on Monday in Abuja.
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target=_blank>Anyaoku, Kukah to speak at Tribune symposium Tuesday
Bishop Matthew Kukah of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto will be the guest speaker at a symposium on “Electoral Integrity, Legitimacy of Democratic Institutions and Good Governance” scheduled to hold 11am on Tuesday, at Sheraton Hotel, Lagos. A man of many good parts, Kukah is renowned for speaking truth to power, engaging in constructive criticisms,
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target=_blank>Onnoghen: Senate cancels emergency resumption heads to Supreme Court
The Senate has cancelled its plan to convene an emergency plenary on Tuesday over the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria(CJN), Walter Onnoghen. The Clerk of the Senate, Mr Nelson Ayewoh, disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Abuja. Ayewoh, who did not give reasons for the cancellation, said the scheduled date of
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target=_blank>Next Level will be better than where we are now ― Osinbajo
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said Nigeria’s economy will be better than it is now if the present administration’s Next Level agenda is supported. Osinbajo made the promise to supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC), when he visited the palace of the Sarkin Bwari, in Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)
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target=_blank>Removal of Onnoghen as CJN is proper, timely ― Forum of presidential candidates
The Forum of Presidential Candidates and Political Parties for Good Governance has said that the suspension of the former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, by President Muhammadu Buhari is proper and timely. The Chairman of the Forum and Presidential Candidate of the Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA), Alhaji Mohammed Shittu, said this
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The Western Zone of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) held the maiden edition of its Zonal Leadership retreat in Ibadan over the weekend. The retreat, tagged “Enhancing Capacity Building & Professional Etiquette,” was created to bridge the knowledge gap in the executive of the various districts in the zone, comprising the chairmen, […]
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