Nigeria News Today Sunday 26th January 2020 ( Nigeria News 26-1-20 )

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Leah Sharibu gives birth in Boko Haram captivity

Leah Sharibu, a Christian schoolgirl kidnapped by Boko Haram since 19 February 2018, has given birth to a baby boy, multiple reports indicated.


Explosion rocks Lagos Market, billions of naira property destroyed

Goods and property worth billions of naira have been destroyed as explosion rocks the popular Amu Timber Market in Mushin area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.


Oko Oloyun killed few metres from police checkpoint

Eyewitness accounts have revealed that the gruesome murder of popular Lagos-based traditional medicine practitioner Fatai Yusuf, popularly known as Oko Oloyun was done in between two police checkpoints on Eruwa-Igbo-Ora Road in Oyo State on Thursday.


CBN hikes Banks’ Cash Reserves Ratio to 27.5 percent 

Nigeria's apex bank, Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has increased the Cash Reserves Ratio, CRR, of banks from 22.5 per cent to 27.5 per cent.


Photo News: Buhari meets EU Commissioner in Abuja

Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met with Mr Janez Lenarcic, European Union Commissioner for Crisis Management and his team at the State House, Abuja.


Daily Times



NGO donates improved seedlings to 50, other items to 340 IDPs in Plateau

The Justice Development and Peace Commission (JDPC), of the Catholic Archdiocese of Jos, on Saturday donated improved seedlings to 50 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) at Ban, Barkin Ladi Local Government Area (LGA), of Plateau. Presenting the seedlings, Rev. Fr. Polycarp Gana, the Assistant Coordinator of the NGO, said the gesture was aimed at alleviating the […] The post NGO donates improved seedlings to 50, other items to 340 IDPs in Plateau appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers



FRSC doctorates 25 newly promoted officers in Nsukka

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Saturday decorated 25 newly promoted officers in Nsukka Unit Command. READ ALSO: FRSC decorates 24 newly promoted officers in Badagry Mr Kalu Ogbonnaya, the Enugu State Sector Commander of FRSC, at the decoration ceremony in Enugu, congratulated the officers and urged them to be more committed to their […] The post FRSC doctorates 25 newly promoted officers in Nsukka appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers



Africa has potential to be biggest economic miracle, says AfDB President

Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, President,  African Development Bank (AfDB) on Saturday said Africa had the potential of becoming the biggest economic hub with the right policies and investments. Adesina made the assertion at the Inspiration Conference 2020 of the Redeemer’s Men Fellowship (Lagos Regions) in Lagos.The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the conference had as […] The post Africa has potential to be biggest economic miracle, says AfDB President appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers



Kaigama tasks Gov Lalong on inclusive governance

The Catholic Apostolic Administrator of Jos, Arch Bishop Ignatius Kaigama, has urged Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau, to ensure an all-inclusive governance in order to foster peace in the state. Kaigama made the call on Saturday in Jos, at the award of the Knight of St Gregory the Great, to Lalong, as directed by the […] The post Kaigama tasks Gov Lalong on inclusive governance appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers



NATE to fabricate rice dryer, other agric machines this year

The Nigerian Association of Technologists in Engineering (NATE) said it would embark on fabrication of rice dryer, shea butter and castor oil seed processing machines this year. READ ALSO: Nigeria, potential hub for organic agriculture in Africa – Official Mr Ibidapo Kayode, Lagos State Chairman of NATE, told newsmen on Saturday in Lagos that the […] The post NATE to fabricate rice dryer, other agric machines this year appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers



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Buhari reacts as Pope Francis recognises Gov. Lalong

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the recognition of Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State by Pope Francis. Buhari felicitates with Lalong on his investiture as Knight of St Gregory the Great (KGG). A statement to DAILY POST on Saturday, signed by Garba Shehu, his Spokesman, said the President rejoices “with all citizens of the […] Buhari reacts as Pope Francis recognises Gov. Lalong



Kaduna youths block Sabon Tasha highway over frequent kidnapping

Hundreds of youth in Juji Community, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Saturday, staged a protest over the rampant cases of kidnapping in their community. They marched from their community in the wee hour of Saturday to Sabon Tasha, where they blocked the highway for close to an hour. They set up bonfires […] Kaduna youths block Sabon Tasha highway over frequent kidnapping



FRSC orders seizure of trailers without proper latch, releases numbers for complaint

The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has ordered the immediate impoundment of trailers without proper latch. A latch is a metal bar with a catch and lever used for fastening a heavy item. A press statement on Saturday by the Corps Pubic Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, disclosed that FRSC has sealed […] FRSC orders seizure of trailers without proper latch, releases numbers for complaint



Almajiri crisis: A letter to Nigerians

Dear Nigerians, In the last month, social media has been awash with multiple scenes, most from Northern Nigeria, of mile-long queues of hungry young children — Almajirai or Almajiri children as they are now referred to; bowls in hand, waiting for food. These images stand in stark contrast with recent images that have also been […] Almajiri crisis: A letter to Nigerians



Judiciary: Appeal Court President, Bulkachuwa in Enugu, hails Ugwuanyi

The President of the Court of Appeal, Her Lordship, Hon. Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachuwa, has commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, for his administration’s giant development strides, particularly in repositioning the State Judiciary. Hon. Justice Bulkachuwa gave the commendation when she led some eminent Jurists from the various Divisions of the Court of Appeal […] Judiciary: Appeal Court President, Bulkachuwa in Enugu, hails Ugwuanyi



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