Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Wednesday 9th October 2019

Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Wednesday 9th October 2019

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HURIWA demands N900m compensation for deceased soldiers’ families

  A leading civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers’ Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has condemned the reported gruesome killings of nine soldiers by suspected armed bandits in Zamfara State.   The group said the state government should pay the families of the deceased soldiers N900 million as compensation to take care of their immediate […]
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Essay competition: UBA Foundation to reward schools with highest entries

U BA Foundation, the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has commenced the 2019 edition of its annual National Essay Competition in Nigeria with a call for entries.     Now in its 9th year, the essay competition, targeted at Senior Secondary School students in Nigeria is organised […]
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Prudent Energy Handball League: Rima survive Defenders’ scare

D.Defenders survived Sokoto Rima’s scare yesterday at the ongoing Prudent Energy Handball League as they won 28-27 in a highly entertaining encounter which had fans at the edge of their seats at the Mobolaji Johnson Sports complex, Rowe Park, Yaba. D.Defenders led with four goals after the end of the first half but they nearly […]
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Community attacks Agip over insensitivity, neglect in Delta

M embers of Oleh community in Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State have protested against what they described as alleged marginalisation of the area by the Nigeria Agip Oil Company (NAOC), operating in the locality. Over 50 indigenous communities, comprising Adoke, Egbedemi, Ovuorien, Eraro, Ebave, Oko, Olulu/Atedezi, Okparo/Edubi and Emiye that made up […]
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Fiscal proposal’ll further impoverish Nigerians –CUPP

T he Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has described the 2020 budget presented to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari as empty in substance and value. The coalition said its implementation would further impoverish Nigerians because it has no serious source of funding except taxing the people. CUPP, in a statement issued yesterday […]
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MDAs must defend budget in October – Lawan

T he President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, yesterday, said that the National Assembly would use the month of October to engage the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in the 2020 budget defence. Lawan stated this in his speech when President Muhammadu Buhari appeared before the joint session of the National Assembly to lay […]
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‘Green, ethical investment to reach £23.5bn this year’

E IRIS Foundation HAS forecasts green and ethical investment to reach £23.5bn this year, around 24 per cent higher than the £19bn recorded over 2018.   This is thought to reflect the growth in demand for existing and new investment products that take environmental and social issues into account.   “Growing awareness of the need […]
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Afro young adult anthology for presentation

T he Goethe-Institut is set to present the Afro Young Adult anthology, titled “Water Birds on the Lake Shore: An Anthology of African Young-Adult Fiction”.     Afro Young Adult was launched in October 2018, aiming at producing more African literature for Young Adults, with a call for applications that resulted in 435 submissions from […]
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‘Green, ethical investment to reach £23.5bn this year’

E IRIS Foundation HAS forecasts green and ethical investment to reach £23.5bn this year, around 24 per cent higher than the £19bn recorded over 2018. This is thought to reflect the growth in demand for existing and new investment products that take environmental and social issues into account. “Growing awareness of the need for action […]
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Liner opens trade at Calabar Port amid insecurity

D espite insecurity at the eastern port, a shipping line, Hull Blyth Nigeria Limited, has opened up trade and business activities in Calabar with a containership.     This is the first time a ship will berth in 15 years, after the port was concessioned to terminal operators.     The   Managing Director of […]
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