Latest News in Nigeria Today Sunday 13th October 2019
These are the Latest News in Nigeria Today from Guardian newspaper.
Human rights lawyer and All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential aspirant, Barrister Christmas Akpodiete, expressed sadness over the death of Chief David Obokarowho Adjarho JP.
Continue reading Akpodiete mourns Pa David Adjarho JP at Vanguard Nigeria.
A Public Affairs Analyst, Mr Carl Umegboro, has supported calls by Sen. Rochas Okorocha and Gov. Kayode Fayemi for the scrapping of one legislative arm of government (lawmakers).
Umegboro gave the support in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Saturday.
He said that their recommendations were one of the best statements by political leaders since the beginning of the present political dispensation in 1999.
Continue reading Analyst supports call for review of legislative arm at Vanguard Nigeria.
The former Manchester United, Real Madrid, Inter and Chelsea boss considers former Brazil striker Ronaldo to be the finest player he has ever seen
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have missed out on the top spot in Jose Mourinho’s greatest of all-time list, with former Brazil striker Ronaldo considered to be the best the Portuguese has ever seen.
The ex-Manchester United, Chelsea, Real Madrid and Inter boss has worked with some of the world’s top talent in his time.
Continue reading Mourinho’s greatest footballer: Its neither Messi nor C. Ronaldo at Vanguard Nigeria.
Nigeria midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has warned Brazil against focusing on striker Alex Iwobi but the entire Super Eagles team when they meet in an international friendly match in Singapore on Sunday.
The match at National Stadium in Kallang would be the second-ever clash between the two sides at senior level after Brazil beat Nigeria 3-0 in Lagos 16 years ago.
Following Brazil’s assistant coach Cleber Xavier’s comments earlier in the week singling out Everton forward Iwobi as the biggest threat to the five-time world champions, Ndidi has warned the Selecao against focusing on one man.
Continue reading Super Eagles much more than Iwobi, Ndidi warns Brazil at Vanguard Nigeria.
The Federal Government has urged stakeholders in the agricultural sector to show more commitment to the sector’s value chain in order to meet the much-needed quality agricultural products.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Muhammad Nanono, made the call when he visited the Bauchi Old Galambi cattle ranch in Bauchi, on Saturday.
He stressed the need for stakeholders to develop the agricultural value chain in order to achieve economic growth.
Continue reading FG seeks more commitment to agric value chain by stakeholders at Vanguard Nigeria.
At least ten Kenyan police were killed when their vehicle struck a homemade bomb near the border with Somalia on Saturday, according to a police report seen by Reuters.
Police believe the device, for which no one immediately claimed responsibility, was planted by Islamist group Al Shabaab, the report said.
Police said in a separate statement that several officers had died, without specifying how many.
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A similar explosion in June killed around a dozen police.
Continue reading Kenyan police killed by bomb near Somali border ―Report at Vanguard Nigeria.
Lagos State is ready to host participants and visitors coming for Under-20 Women World Cup that will be hosted by Nigeria in 2020, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu assured on Saturday.
The Governor said the State has started to put all facilities required to host the sport fiesta in place ahead of its take-off, noting that Lagos would do all within its capacity to give participants comfort and make their experience rewarding.
Sanwo-Olu spoke on Saturday while on inspection of the sporting facilities at the National Stadium in Surulere with the Minister of Sport and Youth Development, Mr.
Continue reading Gov. Sanwo-Olu, minister of sport visit national stadium in Lagos at Vanguard Nigeria.
Mercy Eke, known widely as ‘Mercy Lambo, Queen of Highlights’ has made history as the first woman to be crowned the winner of the Big Brother Naija in its 4th edition. This couldn’t have been possible without the Imo State-born Housemate storming the House with some sort of a plan.
Continue reading Mercy Eke: A thrilling journey from obscurity to fame at Vanguard Nigeria.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the State Government will sponsor Rivers Indigenes to study at the Ethiopian Aviation Academy, a subsidiary of the Ethiopian Airlines Group.
Speaking during his recent visit to the corporate headquarters of Ethiopian Airlines at Addis Ababa, Governor Wike said that Rivers State Government would train her indigenes to become Aviation Professionals.
He said that as an emerging regional aviation hub, the Rivers State Government will groom professionals to drive the process.
Continue reading Rivers Government to sponsor indigenes to study at Ethiopian Aviation Academy at Vanguard Nigeria.
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has berated past administrations in the state for neglecting the Stella Obasanjo Hospital after the government had expended so much money in establishing the facility.
The governor, who said this during an assessment of facilities at the Stella Obasanjo Hospital along Sapele Road in Benin City, decried the neglect of equipment and lack of maintenance at the hospital.
He assured that his administration was focused on the total restructuring of the health sector in the state to deal with the challenge of medical tourism.
Continue reading Obaseki flays past govts for abandoning Stella Obasanjo hospital at Vanguard Nigeria.
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