Breaking News in Nigeria Today : Thursday 14th January 2021

Breaking News in Nigeria Today Thursday 14th January 2021

Here are some of the Breaking News in Nigeria Today Thursday 14th January 2021 on some of the nation newspapers .

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Kalu: A gift to Abia North

The best thing that happened to Abia North Senatorial Zone was electing Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu to the Senate. No senator would have been able to accomplish what he has achieved in these few months despite the six months of incarceration. Thank God the Senate leadership did not listen to wailers who wanted his seat …

Africa’s problem is mismanagement of resources – Franzek

Prof. Ernst Josef Franzek is a German specialist in neurology, psychiatry and psychotherapy with special interest in Nigeria. In this interview, he speaks about his organisation: ‘Legionnaire for Mankind’s Health,’ passion for Nigeria and brain drain, among other issues. WALE ELEGBEDE reports Why did you decide to setup Legionnaire for Mankind’s Health? The population of …



There’s no viable opposition in Ebonyi – APC spokesperson

Ogbuatu Chidi Simbad is the Publicity Secretary of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi State. In this interview with UCHENNA INYA, he speaks on the chances of the party in 2023 elections, Governor Dave Umahi’s defection to the party and clamour for a president of Igbo extraction, among other issues What has the defection of …

Wike: FG has refunded Rivers’ N75bn on projects

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has disclosed that the Federal Government has refunded to the state the N78 billion it spent on federal projects in the state, stressing that the money will be spent on more critical projects to enhance the socio-economic life of Rivers people. Wike, who stated this yesterday during the inauguration of …

Customs generates N118.9bn at Onne Port

The Area II Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, Onne Port, Rivers State, generated N118,959,214,999.53 in 2020. The figure was announced yesterday by Comptroller Mohammed Auwal, Area Controller, Area II Command, at a media briefing in Onne Port. According to Auwal, this figure is N11.6 billion (N11,623,072,175.04) higher than the N107.3 billion (N107,336,142,824.29) generated by …

COVID-19: PDP seeks dissolution of PTF

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for the disbandment of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 headed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha. In its place, the party called for “a convergence of experts in a special department under the purview of the National Centre for …

NLC writes Kano, wants salary cuts stopped immediately

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called on the Kano State government to immediately stop the cut in workers’ salaries or risk an unnecessary industrial strike. The congress in a letter dated January 4, 2021 and addressed to Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, with reference number NLC/NS/B.12, described as unacceptable, the refusal to pay the …



Court dismisses suit seeking Akeredolu’s sack

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja yesterday dismissed a suit challenging the validity of the primary election that produced Governor Rotimi Akeredolu as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State in the last gubernatorial election. The trial judge, Justice Iyang Ekwo, in a judgment held that the suit instituted …

IPPIS: Okpara varsity workers, others join protest

The Joint Action Committee of the Non- Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) and the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) of the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike (MOUAU), Abia State, yesterday joined other Institutions in a three day nationwide protest over IPPIS and the insensitivity of the Federal Government …

OYC to Okorocha: Don’t set S’East on fire

National Working Committee of Ohanaeze Youth Council (OYC) yesterday warned former Governor of Imo State and Senator Representing Imo West District, Rochas Okorocha against destabilizing the Igbo nation. The youths, who urged him to withdraw Mr. Chidi Ibeh from insulting Ndigbo by emerging as a factional President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, advised Okorocha not to be …

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