Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Tuesday 13th August 2019
Here are some of the Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines on some of the newspapers.
target=_blank>The two Agbas as ministers-designate
Skimming and scanning through the list of President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministers-designate, one would see therein the inclusion of two Agbas, to wit: Goddy Jedy-Agba and Clem IK Agba. The enclosure of these Nigerians who bear the same surname is one of the rare happenstances in life and in the constitution of this particular cabinet. Apparently
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target=_blank>Tony Elumelu: The man that punched above his height
This is the third in the series of stories I love to tell. Stories about living legends and icons that have not only inspired me, but of men changing the world and making some sense out of Africa. This episode is a tribute to Africa’s Number 1 Capitalist, a man committed to helping others who
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target=_blank>International Breweries reports N6.8bn loss
International Breweries Plc has reported a loss after tax of N6.84 billion for the half year ended June 30, 2019, from N2.846 billion loss reported in June 2018. Loss before tax stood at N10.526 billion for the half year as against loss of N5.242 billion posted in 2018. However, revenue grew by 29.22 per cent
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target=_blank>U.S. slips as trade war stokes fears of recession
U.S. stocks slipped on Monday, dragged down by financial shares, as investors fled riskier assets on fears that a drawn-out trade war between the United States and China could force the global economy into recession. According to Reuters News, the three main Wall Street indexes ended marginally lower last week, wrapping up five days of
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target=_blank>Naira weakens on falling oil prices, lower bond yields
The naira weakened to 364 per dollar last Friday, from a quote of N363.50/$ the previous day as falling oil prices tightened liquidity on the currency market, Reuters reported traders as saying. According to the news agency, a dollar shortage was initially caused by a slowdown of foreign inflows after local debt market yields declined.
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target=_blank>NSE:Operators seek improved collaboration with regulators
Following current state of the nation’s bourse, some operators in the nation’s capital market have called on the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) to strengthen their collaboration with market operators for a better structured public awareness campaign. The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Crane Securities Limited, Mr. Mike Eze, said
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target=_blank>Q1: Stalled job growth hindered credit card use
Credit card use slowed down in the first quarter of 2019, according to the American Bankers Association’s (ABA) latest quarterly Credit Card Market Monitor, which provides key statistics on industry trends. “Weaker consumer spending and slower monthly job growth likely contributed to modestly lower monthly purchase volumes,” Dan Smith, executive director of ABA’s card policy
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target=_blank>30 years after:Okwaraji’s death made players less patriotic – Eagles doctor
A medical Doctor who was part of the Super Eagles crew when late footballer, Samuel Okwaraji, slumped and died 30 years ago, Dr. Dipo Odunuga, has stated that the incident was a turning point in the history of football in Nigeria. Yesterday marked 30 years when Okwaraji slumped and died on August 12, 1989 at the
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target=_blank>MultiChoice welcomes fans to new season with live screening
The New Gymnasium of the National Stadium, Lagos, on Sunday, hosted football fans, especially those of the prestigious European leagues, including the English Premier League. The occasion was a live screening of matches on the opening weekend for football fans by MultiChoice. As usual, the SuperSport studio broadcast live from the venue, giving football fans
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The Kebbi State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Bagudu, has prayed for the peace and unity of the nation and wished pilgrims safe return to Nigeria from Saudi Arabia. Bagudu offered the prayer while felicitating with people of Kebbi on this year’s Eid-el Kabir festival at Government House, Birnin Kebbi, yesterday. “We continue to use this period […]
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