Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Wednesday 13th February 2019
Here are some of the Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines on some of the newspapers.
target=_blank>FMDQ reports N182trn turnover in 2018
The FMDQ Securities Exchange’s total market turnover in the fixed income and currency (FIC) markets totalled N182.86 trillion in 2018, according to a document obtained by the New Telegraph. The total over-the-counter (OTC) market turnover saw a year-on-year growth rate of 28.74 per cent, rising from the N142.03 trillion recorded in 2017. This
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target=_blank>Uzoho’s medical card scandal : Cypriot police arrest woman
Cypriot Police arrested a 36-year-old in connection with the disputed medical card issued to Nigeria international Francis Uzoho prior to his maiden appearance for Anorthosis Famagusta. Sigma Live reported that the individual arrested was a woman and new developments cannot be ruled out before the end of the day. The Cypriot Police confirmed the arrest
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target=_blank>‘Oil dependence threatens Nigeria’s economic growth’
Nigeria must break its dependence on oil to boost economic growth Bloomberg said in a report yesterday. According to the news agency, promises by the leading presidential candidates in Saturday’s elections to fix an economy that vies with South Africa’s to be the continent’s largest could be unfulfilled unless the country is weaned off
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target=_blank>Affordable Art Auction holds in Lagos
Arthouse Contemporary’s fourth annual Affordable Art Auction is set to hold on Saturday, February 23, 2019, at the Kia Showroom, Victoria Island, Lagos. The Affordable Art Auction which aims to engage new collectors with all works of art estimated below one million naira, features artworks that are affordable, as the titled suggests. The auction preview,
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target=_blank>Ex-militant leader sacks Bayelsa community
T he Amananaowei of Peremabiri in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, His Royal Highness, Progress Neverdie, recounted how a former militant leader, Paul Eris (alias Ogunboss) sacked the community, one week to the 2019 general election. The traditional ruler called on security agencies in the state to urgently intervene to rescue the
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target=_blank>TETFund, U.S. partner to scale up scholarship programme
Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) and the United States have agreed to scale up a scholarship programme that would allow more academic staff of Nigerian universities access Masters and PhD programmes jointly sponsored by the fund and the U.S. In a statement made available to newsmen, TETFund Director Public Affairs, Dr. Jacob Alada, equally
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target=_blank>Yobe assures of free, fair election
Yobe State Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Gaidam, has assured the Deputy Inspector- General (DIG) of Police in charge of election in the North-East, Abubakar Usman Tilli that he will do everything possible to ensure a free and fair election in the state. The governor, who was represented by his deputy, Abubakar D. Aliyu, said this while
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target=_blank>APC governorship candidate empowers 109 trainees
APC governorship candidate in Sokoto State, Ahmad Aliyu Sokoto, has donated N5,000 to each of the 109 trainees at the Ahmad Aliyu Skill Acquisition Centre, Gidan Igwai area of the state. He announced the donation when he visited the centre to see things for himself on the day. Aliyu Sokoto, who expressed delight over
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target=_blank>KEDCO to reward staff based on performance – MD
The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO), Dr. Jamilu Isyaku Gwamna, yesterday said the company was planning an alternative payment system that would enable it reward staff performance and give them a sense of belonging. Gwamna spoke in Kano while addressing newsmen regarding plans by the management to adequately
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Alleged gun-running: Lokpobiri dares Dickson, says provide proof
Minister of State for Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, yesterday challenged Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, to prove beyond words an allegation that the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state was stockpiling arms towards the general election. The minister disclosed this through a statement by his […]
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