Latest News in Nigeria Today Friday 15th March 2019
These are the Latest News in Nigeria Today from Guardian newspaper.
Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Rivers State has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to declare Governor Nyesom Wike as duly re-elected for a second term.
Continue reading Why Gov Wike should be declared winner — PDP at Vanguard News Nigeria.
Director of Department of State Services, DSS, in Delta State has been urged to seal all orphanages in the state, pending the conclusion of the investigation against some Delta State officials allegedly behind illegal sales of children in the homes to adopters.
Continue reading Activist urges DSS to seal orphanages over allegation of children sales at Vanguard News Nigeria.
Multinational Joint Task Force, MNJTF, battling to rid Lake Chad fringes of ISWAP and Boko Haram terrorists, yesterday, said its Operation Yancin Tafki had inflicted heavy casualties on the terrorists leading to many deaths on the side of Book Haram.
Continue reading MNJTF kills 33 Boko Haram fighters in Lake Chad at Vanguard News Nigeria.
Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chieftain, Chief Sunny Onuesoke, has congratulated Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State on his re-election, describing his victory as not strange.
Continue reading Okowa’s victory not strange — Onuesoke at Vanguard News Nigeria.
By Gbenga Olarinoye
The storm that wreaked havoc in some parts of Osogbo, Osun State capital, Wednesday night, blew off the roof of Christ Apostolic Church, Oke ASE, and smashed it on a building belonging to the Grand Imam of Ansarudeen, Alhaji Yunus Sanusi Imogbemi.
The storm left behind a trail of devastation as electric poles were uprooted, blowing fences down aside other roofs blown away.
The newly constructed Christ Apostolic Church, Oke Ase, was completely destroyed as no fewer than 40 houses also had their roofs blown off in the area by the storm.
Continue reading Rainstorm wreaks havoc on property in Osun at Vanguard News Nigeria.
An Ebute-Meta Magistrate Court has ordered the remand of a 39-year-old estate agent, Ibrahim Ayinde, for allegedly defrauding 125 persons under the pretence of providing them with apartments.
Continue reading Estate agent defrauds 125 persons of N25m at Vanguard News Nigeria.
One of the suspects arrested by Niger State Police command for dispossessing motorcycle owners of their property in Bida Local Government Area of Niger State, Aliyu Aliyu, said his wife had for long been advising him to quit robbery but could not because he had no other business.
Continue reading ‘My wife asked me to stop robbery, but I had no other job’ at Vanguard News Nigeria.
Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, has said its parliament was committed to resolving the recurring crisis between herdsmen and farmers within the region.
Continue reading ECOWAS to intervene in herdsmen/farmers’ clashes within region at Vanguard News Nigeria.
National Identity Management Commission, NIMC, and Nigerian Immigration Service, NIS, have agreed to commence enforcement of the National Identification Number, NIN, on the new 10-year validity e-passport.
Continue reading NIMC, Immigration to begin enforcement of NIN on new e-passports at Vanguard News Nigeria.
The Nigerian Navy, US Africa Command senior leaders and representatives of maritime forces from the Gulf of Guinea, Europe, North and South America, as well as other regional and international organizations, today, in Lagos, assembled to grace the opening ceremony of the 2019 Obangame Express.
Continue reading US, Nigeria collaborate to enhance maritime security at Vanguard News Nigeria.
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