Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Wednesday 18th September 2019
Here are some of the Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines on some of the newspapers.
target=_blank>Trump admin weighing retaliatory action against Iran after Saudi oil attack
The Trump administration is weighing a range of options for a retaliatory action against Iran, including a cyberattack or physical strike on Iranian oil facilities or Revolutionary Guard assets, U.S. officials and others briefed on the deliberations told NBC News. In a national security meeting on Monday, U.S. military leaders provided President Donald Trump
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target=_blank>UEFA League: Defeats for Chelsea, Liverpool as Dortmund, Barca draw
Chelsea’s return to the Champions League ended in disappointment as Ross Barkley missed a late penalty that ensured Valencia claimed victory at Stamford Bridge. Frank Lampard’s first game as a manager in the tournament he won as a player with Chelsea in 2012 turned into a night of frustration as Valencia took advantage of slack
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target=_blank>Two killed in Ogun as Customs chase smugglers
Two persons were killed on Tuesday along the Abeokuta-Lagos Expressway when operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service in Ogun State attempted to arrest suspected smugglers. The victims were said to have been crushed to death while the Customs men on patrol were allegedly chasing suspects on the highway. The incident happened at Akinale village in Ewekoro
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target=_blank>Adoke’s book ‘bouquet of half truths and plain lies’ – Magu
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has described a yet-to-be launched book written a former Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Adoke (SAN), as a “bouquet of half truths and plain lies”. Magu said the alleged attempt by Adoke to present
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target=_blank>Kogi, Bayelsa guber: We’ll reconcile aggrieved members – PDP
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has formally reacted to the post-primary election crisis that has dogged it since September 3, stating that it has activated its reconciliation machinery. The party had experienced some defections and threats of defections to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) after the governorship primaries in Kogi and Bayelsa States
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target=_blank>Insecurity: Our peace deal with bandits collapsed – Gov Bello
The Governor of Niger State, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has lamented the inability of the state to enter a peace deal with armed bandits terrorising parts of the state, saying “they are very fearless and ready to carry out their threats”. This was as he said that despite spending over N470million the level of insecurity
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target=_blank>One Million Women For Christ launched in Lagos
Women are set to take their place in the polity as a group known as One Million Women for Christ was recently launched in Lagos with the theme: “Women Awake! Take The Laws Of God In Your Hands” According to the Chief convener, Bishop (Dr) Priscilla Otuya, founder Mothers of the Nation,
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target=_blank>Exiled whistleblower: I’m ready to return to the US if…says Edward Snowden
Edward Snowden, who has been living in exile in Russia after leaking American intelligence secrets in 2013, said Monday that he would like to return to the United States if he is guaranteed a fair trial. “One of the big topics in Europe right now is should Germany and France invite me in to get asylum …
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target=_blank>Akinlade, APM to challenge Abiodun’s election at Appeal Court
The Allied People’s Movement (APM) in Ogun State, on Monday, moved to appeal the judgement of the governorship Election Petitions Tribunal which affirmed the election of Governor Dapo Abiodun. The party said, already, its team of lawyers have applied for the Certified True Copy of the tribunal judgement delivered on Saturday to enable them
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Kunle Olayeni, Abeokuta Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, on Tuesday, said he would not give appointment to yes-men or surround himself with persons lacking the ability to challenge him as regards good governance. Abiodun, who spoke at a thanksgiving and praise programme held to celebrate his recent victory at the election petitions tribunal, said […]
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