Breaking News in Nigeria Today : Saturday 18th February 2023

Breaking News in Nigeria Today Saturday 18th February 2023

Here are some of the Breaking News in Nigeria Today Saturday 18th February 2023 on some of the nation newspapers .

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Child education: Rebuilding foundational literacy in Borno after Boko Haram devastation

•71% of schools in Borno, Adamawa, Yobe have unqualified teachers -UNICEF …trains over 18,000 educators under GPE $21.4 million intervention grant The challenges of out-of-school children and the learning crisis in the education sector remain major issues in Nigeria. Access to education is improving but remains inequitable, especially in the North-East where children are still

APC plotting to scuttle 2023 elections, says Atiku

The Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has accused the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and its Presidential Candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu of plotting to scuttle next weekend’s l election. One of the Spokespersons of the Atiku/Okowa Campaign Organisation, Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan made the allegation in Abuja on Friday

Contempt: 120 CSOs give IGP ultimatum to arrest, jail EFCC boss

Over 120 anti-corruption civil society organisations, on Friday, gave the Inspector- General of Police a seven day ultimatum to arrest the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Abdulrasheed Bawa for disobedience of court orders and Infringement on Human Rights. They made the call at the end of a town hall meeting

ICPC nabs petrol station accountant, POS operator over Naira notes racketeering

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Friday said it has arrested an accountant working for Oando Filling Station in Dutse Alhaji area of Abuja over alleged racketeering of the new Naira notes. The commission in a statement issued by its spokesperson, Mrs. Azuka Ogugua, said the commission’s Monitoring Team received

Soldiers engage bandits in gun battle, kill 7 in Kaduna community

A combined security operatives involving soldiers and Navy have killed seven bandits after a gun duel in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna State in a statement said a combined team of troops of the Nigerian Army and Navy have neutralised seven bandits

Nigeria provides technical support on maritime to Sao Tome and Principe

Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has provided technical support to Instituto Marito e Portuaruo (IMAP) in São Tomé and Príncipe in order to harness its maritime potential. The Director General of NIMASA, Dr Bashir Jamoh, while making the presentation at an event in São Tomé, with the Nigerian Ambassador to São Tomé Ambassador

Anambra LP carpets El-Rufai, others as CBN rejects cash below N500, 000

Anambra State Campaign Council Chairman of Mr Peter Obi/Yusuf Datti of the Labour Party, Jeo- Martins Uzodike, has the described the actions of governors Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, Abdulahi Ganduje of Kano State and Yahaya Bello of Kogi State as a fragrant display of constitutional ignorance. The three governors had gone to the Supreme

Continues pending your old notes, Abiodun tells residents

The Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has called on the residents of the state to continue spending the old Naira notes, saying that it is only the Supreme Court of Nigeria that has the final say in the matter. Abiodun, who made the call in Abeokuta during an engagement with the Christian Association of Nigeria

Ekiti Assembly urges Buhari, CBN to obey Supreme Court on Naira policy

The Ekiti State House of Assembly has passed a resolution urging President Muhammadu Buhari and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to obey the Supreme Court ruling to allow old and new N200, N500 and N1,000 notes to be in circulation until the suit before the apex court is determined. The Assembly also resolved that

Naira Scarcity: Lagos CP warns mischief makers, says violators risk prosecution

The Commissioner of Police for Lagos State Police, Mr. Idowu Owohunwa, has assured residents and visitors that his command would leave no stone unturned to prevent breakdown of law and order in the state. The CP gave this assurance during an on-the-spot assessment of Mile 12 and other areas of the state where there was

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