Leadership Newspapers News Today Friday 14th June 2019
Nigeria Leadership Newspapers News Today and headlines on some of the happenings and news trend in the Country, today 14/06/19
By GEORGE OKOJIE Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said his administration will work with the state’s judiciary and the Federal Government to find a lasting solution to problem of prison congestion, saying the issue has become be a major challenge to the state’s justice system. The governor stated this on Thursday after swearing […]
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By ADEBAYO WAHEED Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde has assured the people of the state that the experience of the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation and Afenifere leader, Chief Olu Falae in the hands of bandits at his farm in Ondo State would not repeat itself in the state. The governor gave […]
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By ABDULSSALAM AMOO A Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ikeja has discharged and acquitted a Lagos school teacher, Akintunde Ajayi accused of sexually assaulting a 17 year old student, Chinyere (not real name). Magistrate Y.O. Afunwa in a ruling on Thursday said she depended on the legal advice of the Department of Public Prosecution, Ikeja that […]
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By Ruth Tene Natsa The Resident Electoral Commissioner, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), FCT, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has called on the National Association of Women Journalist (NAWOJ) FCT to help partner with the commission towards promoting voter education within the FCT. The INEC REC further charged the association to help build the capacity of […]
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France’s last group game against Nigeria at the FIFA Women’s World Cup will be a double-edged sword as a draw will see them advance as top of Group A. This will also send them towards a likely quarter-final clash against the U.S. Les Bleus laboured to a 2-1 win against 1995 champions Norway on Wednesday […]
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BY ODIRI UCHENUNU-IBEH, With Nigeria almost at the last stage of being declared polio-free country, the Lagos state government has confirmed environmental strand of Polio Virus in Makoko, Itire and Maracana Canals in the state. Permanent Secretary, Lagos state Ministry of Health, Titilayo Goncalves, who disclosed this at a day media/stakeholders sensitization workshop in […]
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BY ISAIAH BENJAMIN Assistant Comptroller General of Customs (ACG), Bashir Abubakar has officially taken over the mantle of leadership of the Zone ‘B’ as its Zonal Cordinator. Addressing the personnel of zone upon assumption of office on Thursday, ACG Abubakar told the officers and men that he would not be tolerating any form of indiscipline […]
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BY FEMI OYEWESO, Former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and his Ghanaian counterpart, Mr. John Kufuor have stressed the need for a quick intervention of African leaders in the political crisis currently rocking the Republic of Benin. With particular mentioning of intervention from the African Union (AU) and the Economic Community of West […]
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BY ADEBAYO WAHEED, Oyo State Police Command on Thursday said they have arrested three suspected hoodlums for disrupting Eegungun masquerades festival in Ibadan and six suspected armed robbers. The state Commissioner of Police, Shina Olukolu disclosed this at a press briefing said the divisional patrol team of Idi-Aro while monitoring the movement of the […]
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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has strongly condemned attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that left one ablaze and both adrift, warning that the world cannot afford “a major confrontation in the Gulf region.” “I strongly condemn any attack against civilian vessels. Facts must be established and responsibilities clarified,” he told […]
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