Latest News in Nigeria Today Saturday 15th June 2019
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target=_blank>Akure residents celebrate Democracy Day with Laffmattazz
This June, Maltina is all set to delight consumers and fans in Akure with a special edition of Gbenga Adeyinka’s Laffmattazz. The event which held on June 12 at the international events center, The Dome, Akure, is part of the 2019 lineup to celebrate six successful years of the show’s existence.
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target=_blank>Fans advice singer, Teni to lose some weight as she shares slim throwback photo
Fast rising singer, Teniola Apata, simply known as Teni left her fans drooling after she shared a throwback photo of slimmer self.
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target=_blank>CBN disburses N30b to oil palm producers
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has disbursed the sum of N30 billion to oil palm producers, with a view to ensuring massive production of the commodity in the country. The Governor of CBN, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, disclosed this at a meeting with stakeholders in the industry, in Abuja, this afternoon. The CBN boss also disclosed that the apex bank had commenced investigations into the accounts of suspected palm oil smugglers, vowing to sanction culprits.
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target=_blank>Appeal court denies Nnaji’s quest to unseat Nnamani from Senate
ATTEMPT by Senator Gilbert Nnaji to pull former Governor Chimaroke Nnamani from representing Enugu East Senatorial district, collapsed, on Friday, as the Appeal court seating in Enugu denied the request.
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target=_blank>Pastor, 5 others arrested for allegedly swindling job seekers
Six suspected swindlers including a pastor have been arrested by police in Akwa Ibom state for allegedly swindling unemployed youths of Ikot Ebok village, Eket local government area for job opportunities in an oil firm.
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target=_blank>Nigeria now on grip of military dictatorship — PDP chief
By Dirisu Yakubu
Deputy national chairman (South) of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Elder Yemi Akinwonmi has said Nigeria has been suffering from the pangs of military dictatorship since the assumption of office by President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015.
Akunwonmi who stated this while playing host to a delegation of European Union, EU, at the PDP Presidential Campaign Headquarters, Abuja on Friday also called on the EU not to give up its election monitoring duties, saying doing so could mean that future generations would not witness democracy in Nigeria.
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target=_blank>American born Nigerian power lifter, Russell Orhii is World Champion
American Power lifter, Russell Orhii, son of a Nigerian top politician and former Director General, National Agency for Food Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Dr. Paul Orhii, yesterday became the World Champion after lifting a 83 kg weight at the 2019 World Powerlifting Championship in Sweden.
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target=_blank>Stop using my office to defraud politicians, SGF warns fraudsters
ABUJA: Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha has warned fraudsters against using his office to defraud Nigerians, especially politicians seeking to be appointed Cabinet Ministers in the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.
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target=_blank>Okowa a visionary leader — Engr. Ofoeyeno
THE Director General, Okowa Campaign Flow 2019, Engr. Bemigho Ofoeyeno, has described the second term of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa as an act of God, adding that Delta state will further experience massive development.
Engr. Ofoeyeno, who led the group during the swearing-in of Governor Okowa in Asaba, lauded Deltans across the 25 local governments for their massive support and enjoined them to continue to support the governor in his effort to transform the state to a greater height, promising that the Campaign Flow group will continue to support the governor and his administration.
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The Federal Government has awarded licence to Green Energy International Limited, GEIL, operator of the Otakikpo Marginal field in Rivers State, for the construction of a 40 megawatts embedded power plant.
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