Nigeria news today headlines update Thursday 15th August 2019
These are the Nigeria news today headlines update from Nigeria newspaper.
Scottish Premiership champions Celtic were reportedly interested in signing Patrick Twumasi from La Liga outfit Alaves. Celtic’s new interim manager Neil Lennon is unveiled with his assistant John Kennedy at Celtic Park on February 27, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland. Celtic’s defence, or a lack thereof, is the talk of the town today and understandably so. […]
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Steven Gerrard says Celtic’s Uefa Champions League exit should be a warning to his Glasgow Rangers squad. Celtic crashed out at Parkhead after suffering a shock 4-3 defeat to Romanian champions Cluj, who scored two late goals to win 5-4 on aggregate following a tense game in Glasgow. The Hoops could have looked forward to […]
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Lagos – Former member of Nigeria’s junior national basketball team, David Ode has accused men of Nigeria Customs of deliberately orchestrating a compromise on duties paid on a luxury car he shipped from his current base in the United States to Nigeria. Ode, a beneficiary of Athletic and Academic Basketball scholarship played as semi-professional with high […]
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Calabar – A young man aged 26, Joseph Odey in Cross River State has launched a lone-man protest to the governor’s office in Calabar calling on the state Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade to kindly direct the payment of his late father’s benefits and gratuity. Carrying a placard with the inscription “Your Excellency, please Pay Gratuity. My […]
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Just as the family of late Pastor Jeremiah Omolewa of the Living Faith Church are yet to overcome the trauma and pain experienced by the kidnap and killing of their breadwinner, another pastor in charge of Nagarta Baptist Church, Angwar Makiri in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna state, has been kidnapped. Daily Independent learnt […]
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The Speaker Students’ Union Government Parliament, Ken Saro Wiwa Polytechnic, Bori, Rivers State, Bayonne Simeon, has bemoaned the insecurity of students living off-campus. Simeon said “No fewer than 20 female students had been raped in the last one month, while robbery attacks occur on daily basis”. Daily Independent gathered that the attackers target only students […]
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KANO – The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, has seized a total sum of N20.6m and arrested five persons over illegal sale of new naira notes in Kano. In a sting operation carried out with the Department of State Service, (DSS) and the staff of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) across strategic location in […]
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ENUGU – Youths under the aegis of Association of Awgu Community Youth Leaders, have expressed support for Governor Ifeanyi in his efforts to destroy hideouts of kidnappers in the area. The youths stated their position when they visited the notorious Umuogbei Ihe-Ogbaku tunnel, which was a hideout for kidnappers along Enugu-Port Harcourt expressway. Addressing journalists at […]
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Akure – Lance Corporal Sunday Awolola, a soldier who allegedly rape a 300-level student of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko (AAUA) on Wednesday appeared before a Magistrate Court sitting in Akure, the Ondo state capital. Awolola was brought to the Court III of the Magistrates’ Court by officers of Ondo State Command of the Nigeria Police […]
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The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) says bodies of two persons involved in the boat accident at Irewe Community in Ojo, near Lagos late on Tuesday has not yet been recovered. Its General Manager, Mr Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Lagos that rescue operation was still ongoing. “We […]
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