Nigeria news today headlines update Saturday 18th May 2019

Nigeria news today headlines update Saturday 18th May 2019

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Taiwan Approves Same-Sex Marriage In First For Asia

Taiwan’s parliament legalised same-sex marriage on Friday in a landmark first for Asia as the government survived a last-minute attempt by conservatives to pass watered-down legislation. Lawmakers comfortably passed a bill allowing same-sex couples to form “exclusive permanent unions” and another clause that would let them apply for a “marriage registration” with government agencies according […]
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Manchester United step up bid for PSG star

Manchester United are stepping up their pursuit of Adrien Rabiot, but will face stiff competition from Juventus this summer. United, along with Liverpool, have been linked with a move for the France international this summer. The 24-year-old sees his current deal with the French champions expire in the summer and a host of top clubs across Europe are chasing […]
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Pochettino Escapes Touchline Ban For CL Final against Liverpool

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has escaped a touchline ban for the Champions League final against Liverpool. Pochettino has been punished by UEFA for Spurs’ semi-final first leg against Ajax kicking off late, but his one-match sanction has been suspended for a year. Managers of both clubs are held responsible if a Champions League game does not […]
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How Firstbank MD/CEO, Adesola Adeduntan Marked 50

Still basking in the euphoria of the grandiose 125th foundation of his employers, First Bank Nigeria Plc., its efficient Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan, took the centre stage once again, in another celebration mood days back, as he clocked 50 glorious years on mother earth. Just like birthdays are meant for […]
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Nigerian Army Meets Niger Counterpart Over Trans-Border Crimes

A Joint security team from 8 Division Nigerian Army, Sokoto has visited their counterpart in Niger Republic to discuss modalities to tackle common border crimes. A statement issued by Col. Sagir Musa, the Acting Director Army Public Relations, said the team was led by Brig.-Gen. L.K.N. Udeagbala, Commander 1 Brigade, who represented the GOC 8 […]
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I Fear Police Brutality – Runtown

Pop musician, Runtown, has revealed his fear for police brutality. The Redemption singer fears that he might just be a victim of police brutality or even lose a loved one to it. “My heart has recently been replete with rumblings as a result of fear. Fear for my safety and perhaps more intense, the fear […]
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I Don’t Involve Myself In Other People’s Business, Says Victor AD

Victor AD has revealed that he doesn’t involve himself in what hardly concerns him. The ‘Wetin We Gain’ singer revealed this when asked to react on the issue of Cybercrime. Speaking during an interview, he said that it is not in his character to border himself with other people’s business, as he basically does everything […]
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Where Is Wale Tinubu Off To?

For the next couple of weeks, Wale Tinubu, the Group Chief Executive of Oando Plc will be out of circulation. He will either be pursuing business interests or lounging by the beach in a country abroad. Dark-complexioned and bespectacled Tinubu was recently spotted by Around The City at VFS Global, an outsourcing firm which specialises […]
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Woman In Prison For Allegedly Stripping Naked, Urinated On Church Altar

A 39 year-old petty trader, Moji Aderibigbe, accused of stripping naked and pouring urine on the church altar, on Friday appeared in a Yaba Chief magistrates’ Court in Lagos. Aderibigbe, who resides in Pedro Area of Lagos is charged with insult to a religion and disorderly conduct. The Police prosecutor, Sgt. Modupe Olaluwoye, told the […]
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Gloria Ibru Honoured

Honours and garlands are ever befitting to those who deserve them. One of the distinguished daughters of late nationalist, Olorogun Michael Ibru, Gloria, was accorded with investiture as Yeye Amuludun of Kweme Kingdom in Badagry by Oba Sejiro Olalekan James, Okiki Arolagbade II, Aholu Henwa of Kweme Kingdom. This was in anticipation of the Royal […]
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