Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Saturday 2nd March 2019
Here are some of the Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines on some of the newspapers.
target=_blank>Toke Makinwa: Only broke men call women gold diggers
Socialite and online star, Toke Makinwa, has caused a stir with yet another controversy. In her latest vlog, the fashion enthusiast stated that men who call women gold diggers are often broke. She advised that if a man did not have anything to contribute to a woman’s life, he should quit honourably rather than labelling
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target=_blank>Georgina Onuoha, Foluke Daramola-Salako trade words over presidential election
Following the conclusion of the recently conducted 2019 presidential election, dissidents in showbiz have continued to trade words, and many, in rather untoward manners. But some found the finesse in addressing their differences without getting unnecessarily caustic. Georgina Onuoha and Foluke Daramola-Salako, two belles of the Nigerian movie industry were recently involved in an exchange
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target=_blank>NAQS, NAFDAC clash over use of agro-chemical
National Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS) has disagreed with the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on the use of Methyl bromide, an agro chemical, for the control of some agricultural pests. As far as NAQS is concerned, NAFDAC’s warning on the use of Methyl bromide is out of the purview of
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target=_blank>Ariana Grande overthrows Selena Gomez as most followed woman on Instagram
American music star, Ariana Grande, has become the most-followed woman on the photo-sharing platform, Instagram. To achieve the feat, the music star edged out fellow American celeb, Selena Gomez, who held onto the top spot for years since displacing Taylor Swift in December 2016. As at Thursday, Ariana Grande boasts over 148 million followers compared
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target=_blank>Hayes, Coker, Amkpa, Azeez for iREP Documentary Film Festival 2019
With ‘Storylines’ as its theme, all is set for this year’s edition of IREP Documentary Film Festival scheduled to hold from March 21 to 24 in Lagos. The festival, which is being organised in collaboration with the Nigerian Film Corporation, Lagos, will bring together film scholars, writers, filmmakers, critics, art and culture aficionados among others.
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target=_blank>I Go Dye congratulates Buhari with caveat
Famous humour merchant, Francis Agoda, popularly known as ‘I Go Dye’, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his success in the presidential election, notwithstanding that he didn’t support his candidacy. Buhari, who contested under the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), scored a total of 15,191,847 to beat his main challenger, Alhaji Atiku
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target=_blank>B’Haram locked me out of Borno for 4 years, says Modu-Sheriff
Former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ali Modu-Sheriff, yesterday said that members of the Boko Haram sect prevented him from gaining access to Borno state for four years. Modu-Sheriff, who was governor for eight years in Borno State, also said the terrorist group prevented the state from delivering about two million votes
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target=_blank>Kada aim higher with consecutive home games
With the Nigeria Professional Football League already on a mid-season break, the organising body, the League Management Company, has fixed some of the rescheduled games for this weekend and next midweek. Probably the biggest beneficiary of the games will be newly promoted Kada City as they play back-to-back home games against Yobe Dessert Stars and
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target=_blank>South African Tourism records growth in tourist traffic from Nigeria, Ghana in 2018
The new Regional Manager (West Africa) of South African Tourism, Thekiso Rakolojane, has disclosed that the country recorded increase in tourist traffic from two of its leading markets in the region, Nigeria and Ghana, with Nigeria figure grew by 4.7% while that of Ghana grew by 22%. According to Atqnews.com report, he said that both
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Causes, perils of youth exclusion in Nigeria’s political landscape
Nigeria is the most populated country in Africa as well as the 7th most populated country in the world. Youths in the country represent over 65 per cent of her entire population and most countries plan towards increasing their youth population to tap into their energy, innovativeness, vibrancy, resilience and ambition. Countries that invest in […]
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