Nigeria news today headlines update Saturday 14th September 2019
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The organisers of the World Robotic Olympiad (WRO) on Friday said that the 2019 edition of the competition was now set to hold in Lagos at the Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, on Saturday. The 2019 WRO Nigeria serves as the qualification stage to the upcoming WRO in Gyor, Hungary from Nov. 8 to Nov. 10, […]
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Zakari Oumoru, the governor of the Maradi in Niger hosted a cross-border meeting in Niger with the Nigerian governors of bordering Katsina, Sokoto, and Zamfara states to focus on cross-border crime, particularly banditry, kidnapping, and cattle rustling. The governors of the four states signed a memorandum of understanding, the text of which has not yet been carried in the […]
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A 23-year-old man, Felix Ejeh, was on Friday brought before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly stealing a laptop, valued at N70, 000. Ejeh accused also of stealing N103, 000, is facing a two-count charge of breaking and entry and stealing, NAN reports. The Prosecutor, Insp. Lucky Ihiehie, told the court that Ejeh […]
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The London Stock Exchange Group (LSE) has rejected a $39bn takeover offer from the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX), opting to stick with its planned purchase of analytics group Refinitiv. LSE told HKEX in a letter that it had fundamental concerns about key aspects of the proposal and that HKEX’s relationship with the Hong Kong […]
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39 year-old man, Imoleayo Benson, on Friday appeared before an Ikorodu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State for allegedly stealing 24 MTN backup batteries worth N19.2 million. Benson, whose address was not provided, is facing a two-count charge bordering on conspiracy and felony to wit stealing. The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges. […]
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LAGOS – A Vigilante group on August 30 rescued an attempt to kidnap a University of Lagos staff, Mrs. Abosede Adeleke, 60, along Oshodi express way. According to Mrs. Adeleke, who narrated her ordeal after she was rescued by the Vigilantes on duty around the area said that she and her daughter (Ms Oladejo Yetunde Adeleke) […]
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Magistrates’ Court in Minna has ordered the remand in police custody of three men over alleged transformer vandalism and theft. Abdullah Idris, Musa Isah and Abubakar Baba were charged with criminal conspiracy, mischief, theft and receiving stolen property. The prosecutor, Insp. Aliyu Yakubu, told the court that one Yahaya Alfa from Niteco Road, Minna and […]
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India’s continued crackdown in Kashmir is “pushing more people into extremism”, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan has warned. Speaking at a rally in Muzaffarabad, capital of Pakistan-administered Kashmir, on Friday, Khan added that he would present Kashmir’s case at the United Nations General Assembly in New York next week, ACCORDING TO Aljazeera. “When atrocities reach their peak, people […]
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It’s been the subject of intense debate among late-night comedians and Donald Trump’s many online critics: why, in certain circumstances, does the president of the United States sometimes appear … orange? Now Trump himself has come up with an answer – and it’s not one anyone was expecting. The problem, apparently, is energy-efficient lightbulbs, The […]
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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he doesn’t believe that Israel is spying on the United States. “I don’t think the Israelis are spying on us. I really would find that hard to believe,” Trump told reporters outside White House in response to a Politico report, citing three former senior U.S. government officials, that Israel […]
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