Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Friday 1st February 2019
Here are some of the Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines on some of the newspapers.
target=_blank>Ganduje, Kwankwaso trade words on violence, attacks
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Kwankwasiyya group of former Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, were yesterday at loggerheads over alleged attacks and violence campaigns within Kano metropolis. Commissioner for Information in the state, Muhammad Garba, said in a statement in Kano that the Kwankwasiyya group was only raising false alarm that the APC
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target=_blank>Boko Haram: Shettima swears in 500 hunters with Quran, Bible
To eliminate any doubt at the battle front, Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, yesterday presided over the administration of oaths of allegiance to 500 traditional hunters, made up of Muslims and Christians, using the Quran and Bible. The newly sworn-in hunters would be sent to support soldiers fighting Boko Haram in some locations in the
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target=_blank>Ohanaeze suspends secretary general, Uche Okwukwu
Apex Igbo socio-cultural organization has suspended the Secretary General of the body, Barr. Uche Okwukwu. The suspension was contained in a release signed by the National Publicity Secretary of Ohanaeze, Barr. Uche Achi-Okpaga, and made available to journalists at the end of its emergency National Executive Council (NEC) meeting in Enugu yesterday. The release said
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target=_blank>Shun violence on election days, Buhari tells Nigerians
President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to shun violence on February 16 Presidential elections. He said that he wished for a country devoid of violence and wanton destruction of human live. “The sanctity of human lives should be protected no matter what because that is what I bargained for as Minister, Governor, Head of State
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target=_blank>Hajj 2019: FG demands Saudi’s waivers for two-time pilgrims
The Federal Government has requested waivers for waiver of 2,000 Saudi Riyals charged on pilgrims participating in Hajj for the repeated time in less than five years. The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), which declared this in a document obtained by New Telegraph, added that this request made during a visit by the
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target=_blank>U.S. stocks extend biggest rally in 3 years
managU. S. stocks extended the biggest monthly rally in more than three years as better-than-expected corporate earnings and the Federal Reserve’s dovish turn lifted investor sentiment. The S&P 500 Index traded at an eight-week high with technology shares outperforming. General Electric Co. and Facebook Inc. both surged more than 10 percent after posting quarterly results.
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target=_blank>Saxtee set for multiple U.S. musical tour
Multi-talented musician and saxophonist, Babatunde Balogun, otherwise known as Saxtee in the musical world, is about now set to commence a long and extensive musical playing tour of the United States of America that will see him perform at many shows, carnivals, gigs and concerts in many states around the US. The cultural music icon
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target=_blank>Access Bank Lagos City Marathon: Top stars arrive, set for showdown
Top runners from across the world expected to add sparkle to the 2019 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon are now in town and raring to go. While some are making a return to compete in the IAAF Bronze Label race, others will be making their debuts, but nonetheless looking forward to snapping up the 50,000
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target=_blank>Rohr visits Enugu for Lobi Stars, Rangers
Super Eagles Manager, Coach Gernot Rohr will be at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium in Enugu to watch and support two of Nigeria’s flagbearers in CAF Champions League competition. The German will be the guest for Lobi Stars against Wydad Athletic Club in the CAF Champions League on Saturday before also returning on Sunday to see
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Group demands end to discrimination, attacks on women in Hijab
A group, Al-Mu’minaat Organisation has demanded an end to the discrimination and physical attacks being suffered by women in Hijab. National Amirah of Al-Mu’minaat Organisation, Hajjia Nimatullah Abdul-Quadri, who said this in Lagos during the group’s annual press briefing to commemorate the World Hijab Day (WHD) 2019, maintained that Muslim women who adorn Hijab […]
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