Breaking News in Nigeria Today : Sunday 19th January 2020

Breaking News in Nigeria Today Sunday 19th January 2020

Here are some of the Breaking News in Nigeria Today Sunday 19th January 2020 on some of the nation newspapers .

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The real stranger among them

    Juliet Bumah     Something about Kim unsettles Dr. Sam. The first time he had a good look at her in the hospital, he was shocked. He found himself being drawn into her eyes. They seemed boundless. As he stared into them at intervals, he felt they were sucking him in. No woman has had such an impact on him before.     He isn’t sure what he feels towards her. Is it love? If it is, then it must be a different kind of love…a special kind…

INEC and challenge of electoral reforms

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) plans electoral reforms to enhance the credibility of the electoral process. ONYEKACHI EZE highlights key areas deserving serious attention to achieve this purpose       T he first two elections conducted by Prof. Mahmood Yakubu shortly after he was appointed Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in 2015, were inconclusive. These were Kogi and Bayelsa state governorship elections. INEC said it was unable to make return in any of the elections because the margin of difference between the two leading…

Crisis hit ECOWAS currency as French-speaking W/Africa adopts ECO

N igeria and five other English-speaking West African countries have condemned the decision of their French-speaking counterparts to unilaterally rename the CFA Franc as ECO by 2020.     This came as the French President Emmanuel Macron during a recent visit to Ivory Coast announced at a joint news conference with the Ivorian President that France is working towards revamping the CFA franc. CFA Franc, known as “Colonies Francaises d’Afrique,” was established in 1945.     The currency was initially pegged to the French franc, but has been linked to…

PDP to Oshiomhole: Stop politicising S’Court judgement

Onyekachi Eze ABUJA     T he Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole of attempt to politicise the Supreme Court judgement on the Imo State governorship election.   In a statement yesterday by the National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP said  that Oshiomhole has resorted to hauling insults on Nigerians, including PDP leaders, in his desperate bid to divert public attention from the alleged perversion of justice by the Supreme Court in favour of APC.     “Oshiomohole’s desperation…

No reason for me to feature in Living in Bondage Sequel –Ogunjiofor (Paulo)

    The recently premiered Living in Bondage sequel directed by Nollywood star actor, Ramsey Noah brought back the thrills and memories of the first film shot way back in 1992 by Okechukwu Ogunjiofor. His brilliant idea to make films for families to watch at home when the cinema culture started fading away, paved way for the Nollywood movie industry Nigeria is enjoying today.  Ogunjiofor was not just the producer that created the movie concept and assembled the whole team; he was ‘Paulo’ the antagonist in the story. In this…

‘Why 75% of Nigerians may die of cancer by 2030’

•Infant mortality to rise if mothers eat GMO cowpeas   •Foods shrink men’s testis, cause infertility     Experts have warned that one out of every three Nigerian child born to a mother who was fed on Genetically Modified Organisims (GMO) foods such as the Bt Cowpeas and Beans, would develop severe intrauterine growth retardation in babies and therefore called for outright ban on GM foods Nigeria. Also, it’s estimated that 75 per cent of Nigerians will die of one form of cancers or the other by 2030, if they…

Spurious contracts would’ve ‘killed’ NDDC, says Ojougboh

  Dr. Cairo Ojougboh is an All Progressives Congress chieftain and Executive Director, Projects of the Niger Delta Development Commission, (NDDC), where he doubles as Chairman of NDDC Contracts Verification Committee. In this interview with BIYI ADEGOROYE, he reacts to the recent victory of his party in the Imo State and some developments at the Commission     How do you see the Supreme Court verdict in the case of the governorship election in Imo State where Senator Hope Uzordinma was declared governor?     It was the case of…

Eyelashes: Find the size that fits

    Fixing artificial eyelashes is one of the most common makeup ranges that women are crazy about.   An artificial eyelash, when fixed by a professional enhances the wearers look.   It has a special way of bringing out the beauty of the eyes. But unfortunately, not every beauty personnel are skilled with the task of fixing perfect eyelashes.   There is a huge difference between the eyelashes seen on classy celebrities and models on the pages of fashion magazines and what is seen on the eyes of many…

Nnamdi Kanu may miss parents’ burial –IPOB

Emmanuel Ifeanyi Aba     T he leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is likely to miss his parents burial scheduled for February 14, 2020.     Following the announcement that the burial of HRH Eze Israel Okwu Kanu and his wife late Ugoeze Sally Nmeme Okwu-Kanu, IPOB leader parents, the group said it cannot confirm if its leader will be in attendance.   Announcing the burial date, Comrade Emma Powerful, IPOB’s spokesperson said: “IPOB worldwide wish to announce to the world, particularly Biafrans, friends…

NIMASA: Strides that shaped maritime, economy in 2019

Nigeria gets 20 ships under joint ventures     In this report, PAUL OGBUOKIRI examines the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency’s strategic implementation of its core mandates and its impact on the Nigerian maritime industry and the Nation’s economic development.        Shipping development/Service delivery          Before now, the issue of double billing, over/under billing had been a major setback to shipping trade on the Nigerian waters with ship-owners wishing they could avoid Nigeria.     However, speaking last Friday in Lagos at the pre-NIMASA…

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