The Nation Newspaper Today Headline Sunday 21st April 2019
The Nation Newspaper Today Headline and news Dailies Update on current affairs happening now in Nigeria today 21/04/19
Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Sa’ad Abubakar III, recently blamed religious leaders for being openly partisan, expressing fears over the future of Nigeria’s elections, looking at what transpired before, during and after the 2019 general elections. Chief Sunny Onuesoke, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and an aide to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, disagrees with the Sultan’s concerns. EBENEZER ADUROKIYA brings the excerpts:
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Mrs Aisha Buhari, the wife of the President, has expressed her plan to establish a private university to be known as “Muhammadu Buhari University”. She disclosed this on Saturday during a town hall meeting in Yola organised by her in collaboration with concern indigenes of Adamawa. Aisha, who did not, however, reveal when or where […]
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A member of the House of Representatives representing Ijesa South Federal Constituency, Hon. Israel Famurewa has called on Nigerians to love their neighbours the same manner Jesus Christ exemplified love. While felicitating with Nigerians, especially Christians in his Easter message, the lawmaker emphasised the need for the citizens of this country to dwell in sacrificial […]
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Sokoto State Government has donated 4700 bags of rice and N4.7 million to needy persons across 86 districts in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the donation was made through the state Zakkat and Endowment Commission. Its Chairman Malam Muhammad Maidoki said on Saturday in Sokoto that the gesture was part of […]
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The wife of the President, Hajia Aisha Buhari, has decried the decline in school enrolment in Adamawa. Buhari raised the concern in her remarks at the Adamawa State Indigenes Town Hall meeting held on Saturday in Yola. She noted that the poor school enrolment was alarming, saying the trend spelt a gloomy future for the […]
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The National Judicial Council has approved the request of President Muhammadu Buhari for the extension of appointment of Justice Tanko Muhammad as Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria for another three months. The decision which is contained in a statement, issued by Mr Soji Oye, Director, Information of NJC, said the decision was taken on at […]
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A portion of the new terminal building of the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja caught fire yesterday coming a few days after a similar incident happened at Enugu airport. Confirming the incident, the image maker of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Mrs Henrietta Yakubu said the fire occurred at the equipment room of […]
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The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta State, Chief Sunny Onuesoke, have reiterated their call for a restructuring of the country to include resource control. IYC President, worldwide, Pereotubo Roland Oweilaemi, Esq and Chief Sunny Onuesoke in separate statements made available to journalists in Warri on Saturday […]
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Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Osun State chapter, Comrade Jacob Adekomi on Saturday appealed to Governor Gboyega Oyetola to stay action on 769 civil servants, who were alleged to have used forged certificates to secure employment. A report submitted by a consultancy firm contracted to verify credentials of workers had indicted 769 workers […]
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The village head of Bolon, Mr Filgona told Tribune Online that because of the recent attack in his community, that claimed the lives of over 11 persons, has now left hundreds of people in needs of basic necessities. Filgona said over one hundred households in his community are now homeless because their houses have been […]
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