Breaking News from Nigerian Evening Newspapers Friday 14th February 2020

Breaking News from Nigerian Evening Newspapers and Evening News Friday 14th February 2020

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Senator Douye Diri sworn-in as Bayelsa governor

…As police impose dawn to dusk curfew Senator Douye Diri has been sworn-in as the fifth democratically elected governor of Bayelsa state, alongside his deputy, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo at a ceremony inside the government house in Yenagoa. The swearing in ceremony which was administered by the state Chief Judge, Justice Kate Abiri was done in […]
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Buratai orders evacuation of stranded passengers on Maiduguri-Damboa road

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Friday ordered his convoy to evacuate some passengers whose vehicle broke down along Maiduguri-Damboa road in Borno State. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that Buratai who was en route at the time, ensured that all passengers in the vehicle were evacuated into one of […]
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How elite undermine JAMB activities — Oloyede

The Registrar and Chief Executive of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Is-haq Olanrewaju Oloyede, has said that the greatest challenge in achieving the mandates of the board was the antics of the elite. Oloyede, who is a former Vice – Chancellor, University of Ilorin, said this on Friday when he visited the […]
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Jonathan rejoices with Diri as governor of Bayelsa state

Former president Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated Douye Diri on his swearing-in as the executive governor of Bayelsa state. Douye who was the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the November 16, 2019 governorship election in the state was declared winner and handed certificate of return after the supreme court on Thursday sacked Chief David […]
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PDP’s Diri sworn-in as Bayelsa governor

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Police impose curfew in Bayelsa over violent protest

Police authorities have imposed a dusk to dawn curfew in Bayelsa state over the violent protest that erupted in Yenagoa and other parts of the state over the Thursday’s Supreme Court Judgement which sacked Chief David Lyon of the APC and declared the PDP candidate, Senator Douye Diri as the governor-elect. The state Commissioner of […]
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Court remands teenager, 4 others over Abuja foiled bank robbery

An FCT High Court in Wuse Zone 2, has ordered the remand of five men arrested for the foiled armed robbery which took place at the branch of a first generation bank in Mpape, Abuja on December 28, 2019. The judge, Justice Ajoke Adepoju gave the order on Friday after they were arraigned on five […]
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Media trial of Abia Speaker, an elaborate attempt to hoodwink the people — AUF

A leading sociopolitical organisation in Abia State, Abia Unity Forum (AUF), has condemned what it termed the media trial of the Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji, and his father, the former Governor of Abia State, Senator T. A. Orji. In a press statement signed by its president, Prince […]
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2019/2020 Recruitment exercise: NNPC hires 1,050 graduates

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced the recruitment of 1,050 Graduate Trainees, signaling the successful completion of its 2019/2020 employment exercise. A statement from the corporation’s Acting Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs, Mr. Samson Makoji, quoted the Group Managing Director, Malam Mele Kyari, as saying that the Human Resources Division of the […]
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Doctors to embark on nationwide strike over NUC’s PhD directive

The Medical and Dental Consultant’s Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), says its members will pull out from all Teaching Hospitals in the country if the National University Commission (NUC), fails to withdraw the circular issued to Nigerian Universities that all medical doctors lecturing in the universities and medical colleges must possess PhD certificates before they would […]
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Bayelsa: Goodluck Jonathan speaks on Diri’s victory, Lyon’s sack

Former Nigeria president, Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated Governor elect, Douye Diri, for his victory at the Supreme Court. Recall that following the nullification of the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate, David Lyon and his Deputy, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo’s election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday declared candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Douye […]
Bayelsa: Goodluck Jonathan speaks on Diri’s victory, Lyon’s sack

EPL: Lampard admits Chelsea failed with January bid for Ziyech

Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, has revealed that the club failed to bring in Hakim Ziyech in the January window. Ziyech will move to Stamford Bridge after this season, after the Blues agreed a £37million deal with Ajax. However, the Premier League tried to bring in the 26-year-old last month. “We tried and it was not […]
EPL: Lampard admits Chelsea failed with January bid for Ziyech

EPL: Solskjaer reacts after Fred reveals problems in Man Utd dressing room

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has denied Fred’s claim that there are “lots of problems” in the dressing room. Fred, in a recent interview, claimed there was disunity within the squad.  But Solskjaer is adamant that is not the case and is not sure why Fred has that impression – though insists his comments […]
EPL: Solskjaer reacts after Fred reveals problems in Man Utd dressing room

BREAKING: Manchester City banned from UEFA Champions League for two seasons

UEFA have banned Manchester City from European competitions for the next two seasons. The Premier League champions have been found to have committed “serious breaches” of UEFA’s club licensing and Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations. City have also been fined 30m euros (£25m). More to follow…
BREAKING: Manchester City banned from UEFA Champions League for two seasons

Boko Haram: Amnesty International supporting terrorists in Northeast – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) on Friday said, it has taken cognizance of yet another falsified report by Amnesty International (AI) in a campaign of calumny targeting the Nigerian Military and deliberately supporting the callous acts of terrorism perpetuated by Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) and Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP). A statement by Brig. […]
Boko Haram: Amnesty International supporting terrorists in Northeast – DHQ

Diri vs Lyon: Police imposes three-day dusk to dawn curfew in Bayelsa over APC, PDP crisis

The Bayelsa State Police Command has imposed a three-day dusk to dawn curfew on the state. The curfew was imposed following violence that broke out over Supreme Court ruling declaring Douye Diri of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, winner of the last governorship election in the state. Commissioner of Police in the state, Uche Anozia, […]
Diri vs Lyon: Police imposes three-day dusk to dawn curfew in Bayelsa over APC, PDP crisis

Buhari approves new appointment

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointmemt of Prof. Lateef Ayeleru as Director/Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria French Language Village, Badagry. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, in a statement on Friday, said that the appointment, which took effect from January 10, 2020, was for a single term of five years. He urged Ayeleru to […]
Buhari approves new appointment

Chelsea vs Man Utd: Lampard sends message to Bruno Fernandes

Chelsea boss, Frank Lampard, has paid tribute to Manchester United midfielder, Bruno Fernandes ahead of both side’s Premier League clash on Monday night at Stamford Bridge. Lampard says Fernandes is a top player, adding that the former Sporting Lisbon star would like to hurt the Blues. He said this at his pre-match press conference on […]
Chelsea vs Man Utd: Lampard sends message to Bruno Fernandes

EFCC convicts 70 persons for corruption in Akwa Ibom

The Uyo Zonal Head of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), Mr. Dugum Garba said the command has arrested over 200 persons and secured 70 conviction for various corrupt practices in 2019. Addressing newsmen in Uyo shortly after street sensitisation campaign against corruption in the state, Dugum said corruption was not an easy task […]
EFCC convicts 70 persons for corruption in Akwa Ibom

Bayelsa violence: Arrest APC chairman Oshiomhole now – PDP tells IG of Police

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Inspector General of Police, Adamu Mohammed, to immediately arrest the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole. The party made the call in a statement on Friday by its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan. PDP said Oshiomhole should be questioned over the violence and arson […]
Bayelsa violence: Arrest APC chairman Oshiomhole now – PDP tells IG of Police

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