Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Thursday 17th October 2019

Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Thursday 17th October 2019

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Ebonyi, India to establish electric automobile plant

Ebonyi State Government yesterday entered into a partnership with Indian government to establish an Electric Automobile Assembly plant in the state. Key interest in the partnership included importation of sample electric powered Tricycles, Buses, Motorcycles and cars while establishment of assembly plant for same would follow. Following this, Governor Dave Umahi paid a visit to […]
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Viral video: Aisha Buhari apologises to Nigerians

Wife of the president, Mrs Aisha Buhari, on Wednesday apologised to Nigerians over the video of her altercations with Fatima that had gone viral on social media. Apart from the public, the First Lady also apologised to her children for the embar­rassment the video​ might have caused to the institution of the office of the […]
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FRSC: Tanker fire destroys six buildings, shops in Onitsha

No fewer than six buildings and shops were burnt on Wednesday at Upper Iweka, on Onitsha/Awka Road in Onitsha, after a 33,000-litre diesel tanker fell and caught fire. The Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Commission, Anambra Command, Mr Andrew Kumapayi, confirmed this to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Awka. He stated that the incident occurred at […]
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FG deports 7 Korean nationals ‘for life’

The Federal Government has carried out the deportation of seven Korean nationals “for life”. The deportation was executed  by the Comptroller-General of Immigration, Mr. Muhammad Babandede, on the orders of the Minister of Interior, Ogbenu Rauf Aregbesola. Spokesperson for the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mr. Sunday James, a Deputy Comptroller of Immigration, who made the […]
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Sexual misconduct: UI inaugurates ad-hoc committee 

Sequel to the recent exposition on the sex- for-grades scandal affecting a lecturer of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), the University of Ibadan has inaugurated an ad-hoc committee to investigate claims of sexual misconducts in the institution. This development was contained in a release by Professor Idowu Olayinka, the Vice-Chancellor of the university as seen […]
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Lagos to prosecute of four police officers over extra-judicial killings

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday assured the public that it is ready and willing to prosecute four police officers indicted in an alleged extra-judicial killing of two people in Lagos.The four dismissed police officers were identified as Inspector Fabiyi Omomayara, Sergent Olaniyi Solomon, Sergent Solomon Sunday and Constable Aliyu Mukaila.According to the families, their late […]
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Ogun to demolish Amosun’s model school, revive abandoned Gateway Hotel

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, on Wednesday, said one of the model schools built in Ilaro by his predecessor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, will be demolished for allegedly being structurally defective. Abiodun, who dropped the hint at the Ogun West senatorial district town hall meeting on 2020 budget, however, assured that the school would be […]
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Asuku takes over as COS from Onoja

Former Director General Protocol to Governor Yahaya Bello has been appointed Chief of Staff, taking over Chief Edward David Onoja, who resign his position. In a press statement signed by the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Mohammed Onogwu, Dr Gabriel Ottah as been appointed as Director General (Protocol). The appointment letter was signed by the Secretary […]
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PDP to Buhari: N5000 ID card fee repressive, offensive 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the imposition of N5, 000 fee on Nigerians, for the national identity card, by the All Progressives Congress (APC) led Federal Governments, describing it as repressive and offensive to the sensibility of the people. The party said in a statement Wednesday by the National Publicity, Kola Ologbondiyan that […]
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Cybercrime: MAPOLY student jailed

A Higher National Diploma (HND) Mechanical Engineering student of the Mashood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY), Ojere in Ogun State, Olalekan Oladapo Ogunremi, was on Wednesday found guilty of criminal impersonation and sentenced to six months in prison. Justice Patricia Ajoku of the Federal High Court, Ibadan Division, commuted the one year punishment proposed for the 21-year-old […]
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