Latest News in Nigeria Today Saturday 2nd February 2019
These are the Latest News in Nigeria Today from Guardian newspaper.
target=_blank>Bayelsa Medical varsity gets NUC approval
By Samuel Oyadongha
THE National Universities Commission has recognized the establishment of the Bayelsa Medical University, Yenagoa. The Executive Secretary of the NUC, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, issued the letter of recognition of the varsity to a delegation led by the state governor, Hon Seriake Dickson, at the commission’s headquarters in Abuja on Thursday.
The governor’s delegation comprised the Senator representing the Bayelsa West Senatorial District, Senator Foster Ogola, the Commissioner for Education, Hon.
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target=_blank>Firm assures forex availability for investors to ease volatility
By Naomi Uzor
BitPesa, Nigeria’s cross-border payments platform and treasury solutions, yesterday, assured key players in the financial market, investors and SMEs value-chain, including importers and exporters of access to foreign currencies to boost their business expansion network in the country as general elections draw nearer.
The company also stated that it was committed to protect investors’ investments from losses that stem from forex exposure amid micro-economic concerns for business environment during and after the general elections in order to navigate the uncertainty about the Naira.
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target=_blank>Emodi seeks patronage of indigenous schools
FOREMOST educationist and founder of Brickhall School, Senator Joy Emodi,has called on Nigerians to start patronising local schools instead of foreign ones.
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target=_blank>70 candidates vie for Imo guber seat
No fewer than 70 candidates, according to the latest information released by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, are set for the Imo State governorship seat, in the forthcoming general elections.
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target=_blank>2019: Agbor, Owa-Oyibu stand still as Okowa takes campaign to home town
AGBOR and Owa-Oyibu, headquarters of Ika South and Ika North East Local Government Areas, Delta State respectively were yesterday, shut down as Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and his team stormed the area to round up his campaign of local governments.
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target=_blank>APC to establish Entrepreneur Bank for A-Ibom if re-elected — Osinbajo
By Chioma Onuegbu, Uyo
VICE President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the All Progressive Congress APC, would establish Entrepreneur Bank to enhance small scale businesses in Akwa Ibom if the party is re-elected into power in 2019. Osinbajo who announced this while addressing party supporters at a Special Campaign rally held on Friday in Nsit Atai Local Government Area of the state said the bank when established would provide loans to women and youths at very low interest rate.
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target=_blank>Sanwo-Olu sports fiesta begins February 4
As part of activities to empower youths across Lagos state, the Babajide Olusola Sanyo-Olu Independent Campaign Group has announced a 6 day sports fiesta for kids under 20 years.
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target=_blank>2019 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon live on Kwesé
…With Tim Hutchings, Lewis Johnson providing analyses at the finish studios
With all set for the 2019 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, multi-platform broadcast network, Kwesé has announced that it will provide live coverage of the event on Saturday 2 February from 6 – 10am.
The marathon will be broadcast across sub-Saharan Africa on Africa’s largest free-to-air (FTA) channel Kwesé Free Sports – available in 13 countries, and on FTA set-top-boxes on the Kwesé iflix mobile app.
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target=_blank>Players shun Cardiff after Sala’s disappearance – Warnock
Neil Warnock has revealed some players turned down joining Cardiff City on transfer deadline day because of the disappearance of Emiliano Sala.
Record signing Sala and pilot David Ibbotson remain missing after the Piper Malibu plane carrying them over the English Channel disappeared on January 21, two days after the Argentinian striker completed a £15million move from Nantes.
The search for the pair continues with the Air Accidents Investigation Branch having commissioned a specialist vessel to carry out a survey of the seabed.
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Nimo community in Awka, Anambra State, witnessed the birth of a new sport… Offsight Race!
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