Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Tuesday 5th March 2019
Here are some of the Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines on some of the newspapers.
target=_blank>Gunmen invade ex-Cross River commissioner’s home
Armed men on Sunday night attacked the home of a former Commissioner in Cross River State, Dr. George Abang-Ekpungu, at his, Kakwagom community. Abang-Ekpungu said yesterday in Calabar that the attackers came with guns and other weapons to his house in the community in Boki Local Government Area. He said: “My house was attacked last
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target=_blank>Two drivers arraigned for alleged theft of employer’s truck
Two truck drivers, Abu Mustapha (35) and Kareem Ogunleke (25), who allegedly absconded with their employer’s Mack truck, were yesterday arraigned before an Ikeja Chief Magistrate’s Court. The defendants, who are both residents of Araromi Street, Papa, Ewekoro in Ogun, are facing a three-count charge of conspiracy, stealing and breach of peace. The prosecutor, Sergeant
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target=_blank>SAA increases W’ African connectivity
South African Airways has enhanced connectivity for its customers travelling to, from and beyond the West Africa region following the successful completion of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Africa World Airlines (AWA), the airline’s Ghanaian partners. The CEOs of SAA and AWA, Mr Vuyani Jarana and Mr John Quan, respectively, officially signed the
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target=_blank>Court remands businessman for allegedly stealing N165.2m
A businessman, Olumuyiwa Williams, was yesterday arraigned before an Ikeja Special Offences Court, Lagos for allegedly stealing N165.2 million from an oil company, Equatorial Energy Company Limited. Williams was arraigned alongside his company, Manhattan Corporate Essentials Limited, on a threecount charge bordering on conspiracy and stealing. The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to all the
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target=_blank>Shot Bayelsa Govt House photographer dies in hospital
State Government House photographer, Reginald Dei, who was allegedly shot by men in army uniform in Oweikorogha, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of the state during the February 23 Presidential and National Assembly elections, has died. This was as the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) disassociated itself from the electoral violence in
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target=_blank>SSANIP, NASU pass vote of no confidence in Rector, Council
The last may not have been heard about the lingering face-off between the management of the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) and the various teaching and non-teaching workers’ unions in the state-owned institution. This was as the unions, under the aegis of the Senior Staff Union of Nigeria Polytechnics (SSANIP) and the Non-Academic Staff Union
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target=_blank>Seychelles, Egypt ties: Rohr snubs Iheanacho, Awoniyi, Chukwueze
…Mikel also missing, F’Eagles defender, 22 others make list Super Eagles Manager, Gernot Rohr, on Monday surprisingly dropped striker Kelechi Iheanacho and four other key players for the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Seychelles and the friendly against Egypt, both billed for Asaba, Delta State later this month. Iheanacho has been a
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target=_blank>Cyprus tourney: Belgium pip Falcons
Super Falcons of Nigeria on Monday lost again at the ongoing Cyprus Invitational Tournament, after succumbing to a 1-0 defeat to Belgium. The loss made it the second in three games for the African champions after losing their opening game 4-1 against Austria before defeating Slovakia 4-3 in their second tie. With the result, Nigeria
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target=_blank>UFC 235: Dabiri-Erewa eulogises Usman for record-breaking fight
Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has congratulated US-based Nigerian boxer, Kamaru Usman, for defeating American Tyron Woodley, thus becoming the first African fighter to win an Ultimate Fighting Championship title. Usman, known as the “Nigerian Nightmare’’ had on Saturday night in Las Vegas won the Mixed-Martial Arts
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Former Director-General of the National Sports Commission Mallam Alhassan Yakmut has been appointed Team Nigeria’s Chief de Mission to the 12th Africa Games in Rabat Morocco later in the year. The Minister of Youth and Sports Solomon Dalung who made the appointment said it was in recognition of his contributions to sports in the country. […]
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