The Nation Newspaper Today Headline Friday 15th March 2019
The Nation Newspaper Today Headline and news Dailies Update on current affairs happening now in Nigeria today 15/03/19
The race for the Senate leadership in the forthcoming 9th Senate formally got underway on Thursday following the receipt of certificate of returns by elected Senators of the new Assembly. The lawmakers utilised the opportunity of the reunion in Abuja to kick start their plans to contest top positions in the 9th Senate. While the […]
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A man, Adekunle Oluwafemi Abraham, who instituted a court case over the authenticity of West African Examination Council (WAEC) certificate against the Kwara state All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in the last general elections, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has alleged that his life is being threatened by unknown people. Speaking with journalists in Ilorin on Thursday, Abraham said that he […]
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A pregnant woman, the proprietor of the nursery/Primary school and 19 others, including no fewer than 12 pupils died in the collapsed building at Massey Street, Itafaji on Lagos Island on Wednesday, witnesses and hospital sources said. However, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), said eight persons died, while 34 others were rescued in the […]
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Gov. Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State on Thursday urged Nigerians to disregard the rumour being peddled by political enemies that he was involved in an accident and in a coma. el-Rufai said in a Hausa audio message made available to newsmen on Thursday in Kaduna, that the rumour being circulated was absolutely false. In the […]
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Facebook has said that a “server configuration change” was to blame for the worst outage in its history. It said it had “triggered a cascading series of issues” for its platforms, including WhatsApp and Instagram. The BBC reported that the disruption, which lasted for more than 14 hours, left most of its products inaccessible around […]
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Obasanjo to Seyi Makinde: Run a govt that’ll make Oyo people ask, where have you been all these years
The governor-elect of Oyo State, Mr Seyi Makinde, has visited Nigeria’s former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Makinde’s visit to Obasanjo was said to have been facilitated by the former Deputy Chairman (South) of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olabode George. He was in company with his deputy governor-elect, Akeem Ademola, the Oyo state chairman of […]
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The Anambra State Government has noted with profound sadness the accident which occurred around 4 pm on Wednesday, March 13, on Upper Iweka Road, Onitsha, the commercial city of the state involving some vehicles, including a petrol tanker laden with about 33,000 litres of kerosene. It killed at least seven persons and maimed 14 persons […]
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As emergency officials concluded rescue operations Thursday on the site of a three storey building that collapsed killing many pupils of Ohen Nursery Primary School and other occupants on Lagos Island, one of the parents, Mr Muyideen Akinshina, disclosed that one of his three daughters, Mujidat, is still missing, 24 hours after the collapse. Akinshina, […]
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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to immediately declare the results of the election in states where the gubernatorial poll has been declared inconclusive with the party in taking the lead. The states where supplementary election has been scheduled includes Kano, Benue, Sokoto, Bauchi and Adamawa. The […]
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The Kaduna State Police Command has said that 17 vigilante were killed by armed bandits in Jan Ruwa village in Birnin Gawri Local Government in Kaduna State. The Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Yakubu Sabo disclosed this while speaking with newsmen in Kaduna on Thursday. According to him, on March 12, around 11:45hrs, we received […]
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