Breaking News in Nigeria Today : Friday 13th December 2019

Breaking News in Nigeria Today Friday 13th December 2019

Here are some of the Breaking News in Nigeria Today Friday 13th December 2019 on some of the nation newspapers .

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Edo Assembly crisis: Oshiomhole’s loyalists await INEC’s verdict

Cajetan Mmuta reports on the fresh twist in the Edo State of House of Assembly crisis that saw its leadership declaring vacant, seats of two members and 12 member-elects and consequent request for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct by-elections in the affected constituencies      Members of the Edo State House of

Investment funds drying up, Buhari warns African oil producers

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned African oil producing countries to consider the need to subscribe to the African Energy Investment Corporation (AEICORP) as investment funds for the oil industry were fast drying up. President Buhari, who spoke at the Extraordinary Session of the Council of Ministers of African Petroleum Producers Organization (APPO) yesterday in Abuja,

FG launches portal showing owners of oil, gas’ assets

The Federal Government has launched a portal that would show owners and the ownership structure of oil and gas assets in Nigeria at no cost. Speaking at the unveiling of the Beneficial Ownership Portal, Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), Waziri Adio, who stressed that the portal was not designed to

Road projects: Reps demand monthly report on Abuja-Kano, Lagos-Ibadan from Julius Berger

The House of Representatives has directed giant construction company, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc., to submit a monthly progress report on the multi-billion Naira Abuja-Kano, Lagos-Ibadan highways. Chairman, House Committee on works, Hon. Abubakar Kabir Abubakar who disclosed this yesterday in Abuja said this was part of the resolution reached at a meeting with representatives of

Electricity workers suspend strike

The National Electricity System also known as power grid was yesterday restored after the entire nation was plunged into about 25 hours total darkness. The Nigeria’s electricity workers also announced suspension of a strike which worsened speed of restoring the collapsed grid. “Dear customer, National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) has suspended its strike. Our

Insecurity: CSOs write Gbajabiamila, accuse NHRC, AI of meddlesomeness

A coalition of civil society groups for Peace, Security and National Development (PSSND) yesterday submitted a petition to the Speaker of House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, asking the House members to pass a vote of confidence in the current leadership of the nation’s security agencies. The groups, which met in Abuja, also cautioned the Nigeria

Ugwuanyi reiterates commitment to scientific innovation

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has reiterated his administration’s commitment towards creating a conducive atmosphere for science and technology to thrive in the state through innovation. Ugwuanyi, who spoke during the World Science Day celebration in Enugu, organized by the State Ministry of Science and Technology, maintained that achieving a scientific global society through

Abia NUP laments 23 months unpaid pension, gratuity at Pensioners’ Day

Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP), Abia State Chapter, Comrade Chukwuma Ndubuisi Udensi has said that the story of Abia pensioners especially those who were being paid by the state government had remained tales of woe for the past two years. In his welcome address during the 2019 Pensioners Day celebration at NUP

Okowa signs N395bn 2020 budget into law

Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, yesterday assented to the N395 billion budget appropriated for the fiscal year 2020 with a promise to fast-track infrastructural projects for the benefit of Delta people during the period. This came after the House Committee on Finance and Appropriation led by Hon. Erhiatake Ibori-Suenu, representing Ethiope West constituency, jerked it

Navy seeks support of locals to curb maritime crimes

The Nigerian Navy yesterday called for continuous support and collaboration from local folks to help eradicate maritime crimes in Niger Delta waterways. The Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Central Naval Command, Rear-Admiral Saidu Garba, made this call in Koluama 2, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, where the Nigerian Navy offered free medical services

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