Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Wednesday 6th February 2019
Here are some of the Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines on some of the newspapers.
target=_blank>Lagos seeks return of historical sculpture from British Museum
Following the decision by Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, to build a new cultural facility in Onikan, Lagos, the John K. Randle Centre for Yoruba Culture and History , and the appointment of international exhibition designers Ralph Appelbaum Associates (RAA) and architects, SI.SA, the Lagos State Government has formally made a request to the British
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target=_blank>Governorship polls: Imo professionals root for Araraume
Professionals in Imo state under the aegis of Imo Professionals Group (IPG), yesterday switched allegiance to governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Senator Ifeanyi Araraume, urging residents to cast their vote for the APGA candidate in the forthcoming election. According to the group, a vote for Araraume would address myriads of socio-political
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target=_blank>AFCON: CAF team arrives Egypt for inspection
A CAF team is currently conducting its first inspection mission of Egyptian facilities for the Africa Cup of Nations finals that kick-off on June 21 and ends on July 19. With Egypt the first team to stage the expanded 24-team AFCON, they are in a race against time to ensure readiness for the tournament as
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target=_blank>Adamu relishes opening goals account for Pillars
After a dry spell of five games without a goal, Kano Pillars’ striker Hassan Adamu finally struck gold hitting a brace against visiting Nasarawa United at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano on Match Day 6 of the Nigeria Professional Football League, and considers the goals as huge motivator that will spur him for more.
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target=_blank>Nigeria Taekwondo Open: I’m here to secure my spot in U.S. team, says Kim
To garner enough global points before end of March was of the reasons, United States’ Sohwon Kim has decided to be part of the maiden Nigeria Taekwondo International Open. Kim, whose last tournament was in November 2018 at the Israel Open, believes his coming to Nigeria would improve his chance of making the American
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target=_blank>Ministry to seek fg’s intervention for womens’s league
Sports minister Solomon Dalung is to seek Federal Government’s intervention to ensure the kick-off of the 2019 Nigeria Women Premier League NWPL. The minister expressed surprise at the late kick-off of the women’s league earlier scheduled for February but was shifted to March due to lack of funds. “I think we should begin to pay
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target=_blank>Onyekuru ready for ‘shirt war’ at Gala
Super Eagles’ forward, Henry Onyekuru, has said he doesn’t feel threatened by the arrival of new signing and league top goal scorer, Mbaye Diagne to Galatasaray, positing that he will only help the team challenge more at all fronts, AOIFootball.com reports. The 20-year-old, who has been playing predominantly on the wings this season, believes the
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target=_blank>Keshi Stadium’s scoreboard collapses
The whirlwind predicted by the Nigerian Metrological Agency (NIMet) has caused the collapse of the score-board at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba, Delta State. The wind, which came in a ferocious manner, shock foundations of houses, churches, business centres, industries before dealing a heavy blow on the facilities at the stadium. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s
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target=_blank>CAF U-20 AFCON: S’Africa delays Nigeria’s World Cup berth
…as F’Eagles fail to break stubborn Amajita The Flying Eagles of Nigeria played out a goalless draw with Amajita of South Africa in their second group A match at the on-going CAF U-20 AFCON in Niger and may have to get at least a draw from their last group game against hosts Niger
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The first ever Ultra Marathon Race in Nigeria, tagged Remo International Ultra Marathon Race, has been scheduled to hold in December 2019 with male and female runners competing for honours. The 60-kilometre Race which would be sponsored by Nigeria’s foremost sports philanthropist and chairman of Bet9ja, Kunle Soname, has been approved to be an African […]
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