Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Wednesday 20th February 2019
Here are some of the Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines on some of the newspapers.
target=_blank>Ex-Senate President, Ebute, decries OBJ, PDP alliance
An elder statesman and former Senate President, Ameh Ebute, has decried the sudden romance between former President Olusegun Obasanjo and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), saying that the alliance was a dangerous one that may throw the country into confusion and underdevelopment. Ebute, who expressed shock during a press conference in Abuja at the reunion
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target=_blank>Depression: Woman jumps into lagoon
Police in Lagos have rescued a 30-year-old woman, who jumped into the Lagoon from the Third Mainland Bridge. The victim, Onyeka Oforjamah, reportedly left her house at Ibafo in Ogun State with the intention to commit suicide at the Adekunle Intersection on the bridge. The woman, believed to be suffering from depression, was said
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target=_blank>Cult war claims eight in Edo
Violent clashes between rival secret cult members of the Eiye and Aye confraternity have so far claimed eight lives in parts of Benin and adjoining towns in Edo State. The clashes, which occurred in the past four days, have caused anxiety and tension among residents of Benin. The development has taken a toll on economy
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target=_blank>NTTF officials ruined my career, says Maya
Former National Table Tennis champion, Taofeek Maya, has blamed officials of the Nigeria Table Tennis Federation in the 1980s and 1990s for stopping him from touring the world during his active days. Maya said that he had the opportunity of going for foreign tours in 1993 but some individuals ruined his chances. According to the
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target=_blank>Juve must win Champions League – Materazzi
Ex-Italy defender Marco Materazzi believes that if Juventus fail to win the Champions League their 2018-19 campaign will ultimately go down as a failure. The Old Lady have been widely tipped to win Europe’s most prestigious competition this year, after signing Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid last summer. The Spanish champions have won the famous
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target=_blank>Ubani seeks public, private support for Lagos Media Marathon
The chairman of the Organising Committee for the Lagos Media Marathon, Tony Ubani, has urged public and privates’ companies in the country to partner, support and sponsor the first marathon race being championed by Nigerian journalists. The upcoming Lagos Media Marathon scheduled for May 1, 2019 is not for only journalists, it is opened to
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target=_blank>Village head kidnapped in Nasarawa
Gunmen have abducted a village head of Sabon Gida Bakin Koji in Lafia Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, Dauda Yakubu. The kidnappers have reportedly demanded N5 million from family members of the traditional ruler. Witnesses said the five AK 47-wielding men stormed the residence of the village head about 11p.m. on Monday and took
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target=_blank>Girl, 13, impregnated by dad, gives birth
A 13-year-old primary six pupil has been delivered of a baby at the Central Hospital, Benin, Edo State. The girl, who hails from Cross River State, was impregnated by her 42-year-old father, Mr. Friday Moses. The teenage mother was delivered of her baby on Saturday, last week. She was still in primary school when her
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target=_blank>Mass Comm wins PUDEC Cup
The Mass Communication Department of the Paul University, Awka has emerged winners of this year’s departmental football competition of the institution. In a keenly contested final on Monday, the communicators defeated the department of Computer Science 6-5 on penalties after full time score ended 1-1. Iwu Anthony opened scoring for the Mass Comm students
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Ahead of the Women’s World Cup which will begin in few months’ time, Former Super Falcons attacker, Mercy Akide, has called upon the Nigeria Federation to organise friendly matches for the team if they are to deliver at the FIFA World Cup. The Super Falcons will be appearing at the Women’s World Cup in […]
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