Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Wednesday 27th February 2019
Here are some of the Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines on some of the newspapers.
target=_blank>Women working long hours face higher risk of depression
Researchers in the United Kingdom (UK) said women who work long hours have a higher risk of depression than men. According to the findings from a new study published in the BMJ’s Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, researchers at University College London (UCL) and Queen Mary University of London found women who work more
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target=_blank>Buhari wins Zamfara, Borno
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress ( APC) as the winner of the Presidential election in Zamfara State. Announcing the results at the INEC office in Gusau, yesterday, the State Collation Officer, Professor Kabir Bala, from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, said President Buhari got
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target=_blank>Liner slams new surcharge on importers
A new container surcharge has been introduced by Hapag-Lloyd at the Lagos and Tincan Island ports. The shipping line in a statement, said that it would increase its freight rate from March 2019 with the review of Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) on all container types originating from anywhere in the world to ports in Lagos.
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target=_blank>Financial institutions look to tech investment to combat challenger banks
A great majority (86 per cent) of bankers believe that challenger banks ( relatively small retail banks set up with the intention of competing for business with large, long-established national banks) are a growing threat to their business. Fourty-four percent however, believe they will be the single most disruptive threat in 2019, according to
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target=_blank>Police withdraw criminal charges against Eunisell MD, others
An Abuja High Court sitting in Gudu, yesterday asked the Inspector- General of Police (IGP) to withdraw the four-count charge filed against an industrial chemist and Group Managing Director of Re Care and Eunisell Limited, Chika Igenka. The development came after the case had suffered five adjournments at the instance of the police, which
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target=_blank>Borno: INEC declares APC winner of Kaga, Magumeri seat
A former Borno State Commissioner for Local Government and Emirate Affairs, Uma Zangah Zannah, has emerged winner of Magumeri, Kaga, Gubio federal constituency of Borno State in last Saturday’s National Assembly election. Zannah polled 30,683 votes to defeat his major opponent, Bilal Ali, of the People Democratic Party (PDP) who polled 7,722 votes. In his
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target=_blank>Dokwe: I’ll challenge Nasarawa South election results
A senator representing Nasarawa South in the National Assembly and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the just-concluded Presidential and the National Assembly elections, Solomon Asonya Adokwe, yesterday said that he would challenge outcome of the result of the senatorial election at the election tribunal. He said he would file a petition to
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target=_blank>How I defeated Shehu Sani, by Uba
All Progressives Congress (APC) senator-elect for Kaduna Central, Mallam Uba Sani, yesterday said it was easy for him to defeat the incumbent, Shehu Sani, because he abandoned his people. Addressing newsmen in Kaduna after his victory, Uba said Shehu “frustrated effort by the state government to access the $350 million loan that would have been
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target=_blank>FIFA U-20 World Cup: Udoh calls for proper preparation
Captain of the Flying Eagles, Ikouwem Udoh, has called for total support from all Nigerians as they prepare for the 2019 U-20 FIFA World Cup scheduled to take place in Poland from May 23 to June 15. The team, drawn in Group D of the competition, will take on Qatar, Ukraine and USA for
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Ogunbote laments Rangers’ defeat in Tunis
Rangers International coach, Gbenga Ogunbote, has said his players did not do enough to earn victory in Sunday’s CAF Confederation Cup Group B clash against Tunisia’s Etoile du Sahel. The Flying Antelopes were leading 1-0 in the first half of the game before going down to a 2-1 loss to the home side in Sousse. […]
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