Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Tuesday 12th February 2019
Here are some of the Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines on some of the newspapers.
target=_blank>Man convicted for diverting mosquito nets
A Gombe State High Court, presided over by Justice Abubakar Jauro has convicted and jailed a man, Sunday Ogar, for diverting insecticide-treated mosquito nets. Ogar was sentenced to one year imprisonment for ‘misappropriation’ and two years for ‘forgery.’ The jail terms are to run concurrently. He was, however, given an option of N50,000 and N120,000
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target=_blank>No to electoral violence
Fears have been expressed by many watchers of Nigeria’s political landscape, both within and without, about the likelihood of violence marring the elections scheduled for February 16 and March 2. Even just a cursory observation of events leading up to the polls shows the level of violence and adversarial rhetoric that have characterised the country’s
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target=_blank>Buhari’s fight against corruption, a hoax, says South-West PDP chair
National Vice-Chairman, South-West of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Eddy Olafeso, yesterday said President Muhammadu Buhari’s fight against corruption in the country was a hoax as his administration has killed the anti-graft war a long time ago. He spoke in Lagos during a one-day colloquium tagged; “Atiku: The Paradigm Shift.” Those who spoke
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target=_blank>Dickson accuses Sylva, Lokpobiri of fomenting trouble in Bayelsa
Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has raised the alarm that leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, Chief Timipre Sylva and Minister of State for Agriculture, Mr. Heineken Lokpobiri, were using the proposed visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to the state to foment crisis. The governor, in a statement signed by
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target=_blank>Shoreline protection for Apapa 350-capacity trailer park
The Federal Government has insisted on the construction of shoreline protect to safeguard the newly completed 350-capacity trailer park in Apapa seashore before being put into use. Director Highways, South West in the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Funsho Adebiyi, disclosed this in Lagos. He said inability to put the shoreline protection
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target=_blank>BUA rewards customers with 20 cars, cash gifts
…as Rabiu reiterates commitment to excellence B UA Group, Nigeria’s leading foods and infrastructure conglomerate, has rewarded its customers and distributors with 25 cars worth over N500million and cash gifts in appreciation of their support and loyalty to the growth of the company. At the award and gala night held in Lagos at
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target=_blank>INEC clears 14 parties in Ekiti for Saturday’s polls
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday cleared 14 political parties in Ekiti state for National Assembly elections holding across the country on Saturday, 16th February, 2019. The Senate and the House of Representatives’ elections, according to INEC time-table would hold alongside the presidential polls being contested by the candidates of the All Progressives Congress
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target=_blank>APC, PDP bicker over plans to buy votes with Abacha loot
The All Progressive Congress (APC) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti state yesterday engaged in war of words over allegations by the PDP that the ruling party had perfected plans to re-loot recovered loot from former late military Head of State, Sani Abacha to buy votes in the coming polls. The PDP also
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target=_blank>MASSOB to Biafra agitators: South-East’ll participate in elections
Contrary to a directive by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) that Ndigbo should boycott this year’s general election in the region, Movement for Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), yesterday insisted that the election commencing on Saturday in the country will hold in Igboland as people would participate in the exercise and
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A multi religious group, Muslim and Christian Initiative for Good Leadership (MCIGL), yesterday endorsed candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar for Saturday’s presidential election. The group in a communiqué read to journalists after a stakeholders’ meeting at Monrovia Street, Wuse 2, Abuja headquarters yesterday, said the choice of Atiku was […]
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