Breaking News in Nigeria Today : Thursday 21st January 2021

Breaking News in Nigeria Today Thursday 21st January 2021

Here are some of the Breaking News in Nigeria Today Thursday 21st January 2021 on some of the nation newspapers .

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COVID-19: How Reps opposed schools resumption

PHILIP NYAM examines the House of Representatives opposition to reopening of schools in the face of rising COVID-19 cases in the country Amidst the spread in the number of Nigerians infected by the deadly coronavirus and sharp increase in the deaths from the pandemic across the country, primary, secondary and tertiary institutions in most states …

Sule has turned Nasarawa to investment destination – Abdullahi

Ibrahim Abdullahi is the Special Adviser to Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State on Investment and Economic Planning. In this interview, he x-rays how the industrialization drive of the governor is attracting huge investments and promoting the economy of the state. Cheke Emmanuel reports How has the industrialization drive of the Abdullahi Sule administration attracted …



Okwenna: PDP is the party to beat in Anambra

A former Commissioner for Environment in Anambra State, Dr. Ifedi Okwenna, is aspiring to contest the forthcoming governorship election in the state on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). In this interview, he speaks on his vision for the state. OKEY MADUFORO reports Zoning has become the mantra in Anambra State ahead of …

Osinbajo: FG’ll hold agencies’ CEOs accountable for graft

Report exposing pitfalls in govt organisations Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of the nation’s regulatory agencies would henceforth be held accountable for bribery and extortions perpetrated by their subordinates, the Federal Government has said. This was disclosed yesterday by the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, at the presentation of the Cost of Compliance Report by the …

WHO decries shortage of coronavirus vaccines

The world is facing a severe shortage of vaccines against novel coronavirus (COVID- 19), leading to inequalities among countries in terms of access to the vaccines. The World Health Organisation (WHO) Representative to Russia, Melita Vujnovic, disclosed this yesterday. “Of course, the shortage of COVID-19 vaccines across the world is large… the vaccines are available …

Ohanaeze: Ndigbo won’t pull out of Nigeria

Newly-elected President General of pan-Igbo sociocultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Prof. George Obiozor, has declared that Ndigbo was not at war with Nigeria. Obiozor, a former Nigeria’s Ambassador to the United States, stated that Ndigbo has nothing pending before any institutional authority either in Nigeria or internationally that demands a separate existence from Nigeria. “The Igbo …

Buhari: We’ll work with Biden on terrorism, climate change, others

President Muhammmadu Buhari has said that Nigeria will be looking forward to working with the newly swornin President of the United States of America, Joe Biden, in tackling global terrorism, climate change, poverty, improvement of economic ties and expansion of trade. Buhari welcomed the inauguration of the new U.S. president and his vice, Senator Kamala …



Trump: I’ll be back in some form

Former U.S. President, Donald Trump, has promised “to be back in some form,” in a farewell speech he gave to a small crowd just before leaving Joint Base Andrews for Florida. “This has been an incredible four years. “We were not a regular administration,” Trump said. He offered “our respects and our love” to people …

N544m fraud: Trial of ex-SGF Lawal, 5 others begins

The trial of a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal and five others began yesterday in an FCT High Court in Jabi, Abuja. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) called its first witness. The prosecution witness, a relationship manager in the Sales Department, of a bank, Mohammed Babansule, tendered the …

2023: Ohuabunwa launches presidential campaign

…says Nigeria not working A foremost industrialist, Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa, has flagged off his presidential campaign for the 2023 election, though under no political party platform. Ohuabunwa who declared his intention when he launched a political movement, New Nigeria Group (NNG), said he decided to join the contest for the 2023 presidential election because Nigeria …

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