Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Monday 18th February 2019

Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Monday 18th February 2019

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target=_blank>INEC: Why we postponed polls

OnSaturday, February16, Iconveyed to Nigerians the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to reschedule the 2019 general elections by one week. Presidential and National Assembly earlier scheduled for 16th February 2019 will now hold on Saturday23rdFebruary2019whileGovernorship, State Assembly and FCT Area Council elections scheduled for 2nd March 2019 will now hold on Saturday …
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target=_blank>We’ll mobilise 20m members against Buhari – Shiites, El-Zakzaky followers

…say APC scared of free, fair, peaceful election   Supporters of Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of theIslamicMovement in Nigeria (IMN) also known as Shiite Islamic sect, have vowed to mobilise over 20 million of its members against the reelection of the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), President Muhammadu Buhari. The movement, which claimed …
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target=_blank>Army: How troops foiled Boko Haram attack on base

Nigerian Army yesterday gave account of a failed attempt to overrun a military base at Buni Yadi in Yobe State by suspected Boko Haram terrorists (BHTs). The Army said the attackers came with four gun trucks, one Mine Resistant Ambush Protection, one MOWAC and assorted arms and ammunition. According to the Army, the foiled attack, …
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target=_blank>Child, seven others die in Ogun auto crash

…pregnant woman, boy injured   A child, seven adults yesterday lost their lives while a pregnant woman and a boy sustained injuries in an accident involving a blue Toyota Corolla Sport car around Ewekoro area on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway. The Public Relations Officer (PRO), Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Mr. Babatunde Akinbiyi, …
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target=_blank>Babalakin mourns ex-Total Oil chief, visits wife

  Pro-Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Dr. Wale Babalakin, has described a former Director of Total Plc, the late Chief Sunny Jegede, as “a humble man, who impacted many lives”. Babalakin spoke yesterday in Lagos when he led a delegation of Government College, Ibadan, Old Boys’ Association (GCIOBA) on a condolence visit to …
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target=_blank>Benue LG APC chair shot dead

Gunmen yesterday shot dead the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ohimini Local Government of Benue State, Mr. Boniface Okoloho. Okoloho was said to be returning home from a party when he ran into the gunmen. This came barely 48 hours after gunmen shot dead the Special Adviser on youth to Governor Ifeanyi …
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target=_blank>Poll shift: INEC’s pranks on Nigerians

If, by any stretch of the imagination, the political parties and the thousands of candidates were unable to sufficiently mobilise the electorate for the crucial general election, and in particular, the presidential and national legislative balloting on February 16, 2019, the same couldn’t be said of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). At every turn, …
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target=_blank>After shootout, police rescue kidnapped victims

Police at the weekend rescued three cattle breeders from kidnappers at Zungeru in Wushishi Local Government Area of Niger State after a gun duel. The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mohammad Abubakar, said the kidnappers had attacked the cattle breeders along Rafia Daji village in Lapai Local Government Area while grazing. The victims, Bello …
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target=_blank>Etaduovie: People-friendly products key to micro pension

The development of people-friendly products will help attract and accommodate individuals in the micro pension sector, the Managing Director, IEI-Anchor pension Fund Managers Limited, Glory Etaduovie, has posited. He stated this in a paper entitled, “Micro Pension – A Further Tool of Financial Inclusion,” adding that IEI-Anchor Pension Fund Managers was working on products that …
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3,500 jobs threatened as Airbus stops A380 plane production

Firm holds meeting with social partners There are fears that over 3,500 jobs could be lost – spread across Germany, United Kingdom and France among others as a result of stoppage of production of super jumbo A380 aircraft considered to be the biggest commercial airplane in the world according to investigation by New Telegraph. Already, […]
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