Breaking News in Nigeria Today : Tuesday 19th November 2019

Breaking News in Nigeria Today Tuesday 19th November 2019

Here are some of the Breaking News in Nigeria Today Tuesday 19th November 2019 on some of the nation newspapers .

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NSE opens week negative, loses N190bn

The equities market closed yesterday on a negative note, to commence the weekly trading activities on the downswing after the market closed last Friday positive. The market performance indices, NSE ASI depreciated by 0.59 per cent. The downswing according to market watchers was due to profit takings by investors. Consequently, the All-Share Index dropped by

Kidnapped Enugu Catholic Priest regains freedom

The Parish Priest of St. Patrick Ihuonyia, Amansi-Odo, Ezeagu Local Government Area, Enugu State, Reverend Father Theophilus Ndulue, has been rescued. Ihuonyia was abducted on Friday, while returning from the Diocesan Pastoral Council meeting held at Holy Ghost Cathedral, Enugu. Ndulue regained his freedom Sunday evening, though it is yet unknown, whether a ransom was

Odumosu: I’ll make officers work round clock with me

The new Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, yesterday vowed to keep senior police officers and rank and file on their toes, in order to achieve a crime free city. Odumosu stated this after his predecessor, Zubairu Muazu, now an Assistant-Inspector General of Police (AIG), officially handed over the baton of the command to

N25m fraud: Former bankers bag two years imprisonment

Justice Adama Iyami- Lamikanra of the Rivers State High Court, sitting in Port Harcourt,  Rivers State, yesterday, convicted and sentenced  a former Manager of Diamond Bank Plc. (  now Access Bank),  Chinyere Oti and a former Account Officer of the same bank,  Odigboh Okechukwu, to two years imprisonment for defrauding the bank the sum of

Lion found in Lagos residence drugged, evacuated

Officials of the Lagos State Task Force, in conjunction with Veterinary doctors from the Lagos Ministry of Agriculture, have succeeded in moving the lion found at a private home around Victoria Island to a zoo in Omu Resorts, Lekki. There had been palpable fear at No. 229, Muri Okunola Street, Victoria Island area on Sunday,

Suspect grabbed after he tries to sell stolen phone to owner

Operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team (IRT), Edo State Unit, have smashed a gang that allegedly specialised in assisting suspected robbers to make tracking of stolen phones impossible for owners and policemen. At least four members of the gang, alleged to be software engineers, have been arrested in Edo State. The

ICCDI, Bio-Stark Win SAGE Climate Pitch Competition 

The International Climate Change Development Initiative (ICCDI), a youth-led organization on a mission to build climate-smart generation through education, empowerment across Africa has clinched the grand prize of Seven Hundred Thousand Naira in the 2019 SAGE Climate Pitch Competition. The SAGE Climate Pitch Competition is an initiative of the Social Accelerator for a Green Economy

Bayelsa guber poll most peaceful since 1999 – Oshiomhole

● Jonathan happy with Lyon’s victory, say APC govs   ● Dickson made our job easy – Sylva   The National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has described last weekend’s governorship election in Bayelsa State as the most peaceful in the state since 1999. Oshiomhole stated this after he was joined

Anxiety in Ekiti varsity over planned sack of 500 workers

There appeared tension in Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado-Ekiti over alleged plans by the institution to lay off no fewer than 500 workers. Investigation had revealed that 500 workers on sack list were those employed by the immediate past Vice-Chancellor, Prof Samuel Oye Bandele. Sources also disclosed that some professors, who were promoted during that

Kalu salutes Bayelsa, Kogi Govs-elect

The Chief Whip of the Senate and a former governor of Abia State, Senator Orji Kalu, has congratulated the Governors-elect of Bayelsa and Kogi states, Mr. David Lyon and Governor Bello of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on their respective victory in the November 16 election. He attributed the success of the APC in the

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