Nigeria News Today Friday 22nd January 2021 ( Nigeria News 22-1-21 )

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OPC, lawyer back Akeredolu over herdsmen quit notice, NEF kick

Stephen Gbadamosi, Ibadan & ANDREW OROLUA, ABUJA Worried by the recent attack on Governor Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN) by the Presidency over a statement credited to him on the regulation of Fulani herdsmen movement in Ondo, the Odua Peoples Congress (OPC) New Era has called on the Federal Government to allow him to fix the security […]

Governors disown Bello for rejecting Covid-19 vaccines

Kamarudeen Ogundele, Abuja Nigerian governors have disowned their Kogi State colleague, Yahaya Bello, for rejecting the COVID-19 vaccines. The Nigerian government has said it is expecting at least 100,000 doses of the Pfizer and BioNTech vaccine by the end of January through the COVAX co-financing public-private facility. Governor Bello, while discouraging the use of COVID-19 […]

60 year-old man bags 6 months imprisonment over attack on Ikeja Electri staff

Joy Obakeye A Magistrate Court in Ifo local government area of Ogun State, has sentenced a sixty year old man, Bakare Buraimoh, to six months imprisonment at the Ilaro Correctional Centre, Ogun State, for assaulting one Abiodun Fakoya, a staff of Ikeja Electric (IE) attached to its Olowora Undertaking Office. The judgement was delivered on […]

Nigeria will maintain regional leader position in oil, gas industry, says Buhari

ROTIMI FADEYI, ABUJA President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday declared that Nigeria would strengthen its position as regional leader in the oil and gas industry, even as his administration would spare no effort in ensuring maximum benefit from the nation’s huge natural resources. A statement issued by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, […]

Atiku wants Biden to remove travel ban restriction on Nigerians

Tunde Opalana, Abuja Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has urged newly inaugurated President of the United States to removal travel ban restrictions placed on certain categories of Nigerians. He was of the opinion that removal of restriction erroneously done by the immediate past American President, Donald Trump will further strengthen the relationship between the two […]

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Kaduna government sack 65 teachers

65 primary school teachers who were allegedly recruited illegally have been sacked in Kaduna State. Mr Tandat Katuma, Auditor of the Kaduna State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) Auditor, confirmed the development on Friday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the council Chairman, Mr Charles Danladi, who announced the sack of the teachers […] Kaduna government sack 65 teachers

Secondary School student bags five years imprisonment over cultism

The State High court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State on Thursday sentenced a 23-year-old student, Emmanuel Itoro Thomas, to five years in prison for involving in cultism. The court established that the convict, a student of Community Secondary School, Mbaise, in Imo State and indigene of Uruk Uso in Obot Akara Local Government Area, […] Secondary School student bags five years imprisonment over cultism

7 dead, 4 injured as prison warden cause fatal accident in Imo

A fatal accident has claimed seven lives in Owerri and left about four persons severely injured. DAILY POST reports that the accident happened on Thursday between Nworie River and Mbari Kitchen, Port Harcourt Road, Owerri, in the afternoon. Eyewitness account said the tragedy involved a truck carrying diesel and two mini commercial buses carrying some […] 7 dead, 4 injured as prison warden cause fatal accident in Imo

One beheaded, two killed as communal crisis escalates in Akwa Ibom

Three persons have been feared killed in a fresh attack at the ongoing communal crisis between Uko-nteghe Uda and Uko Akpan Enwang communities in Mbo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. Report says of the three, one of them was beheaded. This has continued to increase the number of those killed in the warring […] One beheaded, two killed as communal crisis escalates in Akwa Ibom

Ariston and Juventus together in China – ”Challenges deserve champions”

Ariston, the leading and most international brand of Ariston Thermo Group – one of the worldwide leaders in the thermal comfort industry, and Juventus, the world renowned Italian football club based in Turin join forces in China, signing a regional partnership from January 2021. Both Ariston and Juventus share a common mindset: pursuing demanding challenges, […] Ariston and Juventus together in China – ”Challenges deserve champions”

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