Nigeria News Today Thursday 5th December 2019 ( Nigeria News 5-12-19 )

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Breaking: Senate passes 2020 budget of N10.594 trillion

Nigerian Senate on Thursday passed the 2020 budget of N10.594 trillion into law. This is against the proposed budget of N10.33 trillion presented to the joint National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari in October, 2019.


Breaking: Orji Uzor Kalu sentenced to 12 years jail over N7.2bn fraud

Former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu was on Thursday found guilty of N7.2 billion fraud by a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, and sentenced to 12 years imprisonment by the presiding Judge, Justice Mohammed Idris.


Orji Kalu guilty of N7.1bn fraud, Court declares

A Federal High Court sitting Lagos on Thursday found a former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, guilty of N7.1bn fraud.


Breaking: Court issues 24-hour ultimatum to DSS to release Sowore

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, ordered the Department of State Services (DSS) to release Omoyele Sowore, Convener, #RevolutionNow Protest, within 24 hours.


Breaking: Pipeline explosion rocks Lagos (Video)

Another pipeline explosion rocked Gloryland Estate, Isheri Olofin area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria on Thursday morning sending waves of panic to residents.


Daily Times



Sokoto Assembly adopts 5 point Legislative Agenda

The Sokoto state House of Assembly on Thursday considered and adopted the five point legislative agenda of the 9th Assembly in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the adoption followed a motion moved by Majority Leader Alhaji Bello Ambarura (APC- Illela) and seconded by Alhaji Sule Romo (PDP- Tambuwal West) at […] The post Sokoto Assembly adopts 5 point Legislative Agenda appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers



Harmattan: Zamfara Govt. procures 28 new fire fighting vehicles

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara on Thursday inaugurated 28 fully equipped fire fighting vehicles in to respond to emergencies in the state, especially during the harmattan. Matawalle said at the ceremony that the vehicles, procurred at the cost of N756 million, would complement the existing ones across the 14 local government areas of the state […] The post Harmattan: Zamfara Govt. procures 28 new fire fighting vehicles appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers



Breaking: Senate okays 2020 budget

The 2020 Appropriation Bill has been okayed by the Senate, the Senate on Thursday also jerked the 2020 budget to N10.594trn Budget . 2020 Appropriation Bill (SB. 80) is read the THIRD time and PASSED.#TodayInSenatePlenart — The Nigerian Senate (@NGRSenate) December 5, 2019 The Senate, on Thursday at plenary, passed the 2020 budget of N10.594 trillion […] The post Breaking: Senate okays 2020 budget appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers



Oil rises as OPEC weighs deeper output cuts

London – Oil prices edged higher on Thursday ahead of an OPEC meeting where members are expected to agree on deeper output cuts in an effort to prop up prices and prevent a glut next year. Sources told Reuters that OPEC was seeking to increase production cuts by the group and its allies by Russia […] The post Oil rises as OPEC weighs deeper output cuts appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers



DPR seals NNPC filling station in Uyo

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Eket Field Office, has sealed the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) filling station in Uyo for discharging petroleum products while selling the products to motorists. The Operations Controller of DPR in Akwa Ibom, Mr Tamunoiminabo Kinsgley-Sundaye, disclosed to this Journalists while on routine surveillance in Uyo on Thursday. He […] The post DPR seals NNPC filling station in Uyo appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers



Daily Post



Why fight against rapes is not succeeding – Ekiti First Lady, Bisi Fayemi

The Ekiti State First Lady, Mrs Bisi Fayemi, has said the state has found it difficult to overcome the increasing incidences of rape due to the highly entrenched culture of impunity among perpetrators. Fayemi said the fact that those perpetrating the act and other evils like child trafficking and all forms of molestations against women, […] Why fight against rapes is not succeeding – Ekiti First Lady, Bisi Fayemi



Arsenal vs Brighton: Wenger tells board how many games they should give Ljungberg

Legendary Arsenal boss, Arsene Wenger, has said the club can only afford to give Freddie Ljungberg a maximum of six matches, to prove he can replace Unai Emery on a permanent basis. Emery was sacked last Friday, following a poor run of form, with his last game a 2-1 defeat to Frankfurt in the Europa […] Arsenal vs Brighton: Wenger tells board how many games they should give Ljungberg



We have destroyed the 300 bags of expired rice given to us – Bauchi IDP

Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Bauchi State have accused the federal and state government of supplying displaced citizens expired food. The group alleged that they were given 300 bags of expired rice. The leadership of the displaced persons, also confirmed that the entire consignment was destroyed to avoid health hazards in the camp. While briefing […] We have destroyed the 300 bags of expired rice given to us – Bauchi IDP



EPL: Solskjaer names one Man Utd player that is “undroppable” after 2-1 win over Spurs

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has branded Scott McTominay “undroppable”, after his performance in the 2-1 win over Tottenham on Wednesday. McTominay missed three games through injury, but made himself available to face Spurs after completing just one training session. “You can almost say he is undroppable at the moment. “The physical presence he […] EPL: Solskjaer names one Man Utd player that is “undroppable” after 2-1 win over Spurs



Please don’t handcuff me – Orji Uzor Kalu begs after being sentenced

Orji Uzor Kalu, who is the Senate’s Chief Whip on Tuesday wept after a federal high court found him guilty and sentenced him to 12 years in prison. DAILY POST on Thursday had reported that Kalu was found guilty of 39 counts of N7.2 billion fraud and money laundering. Ruling, Justice Mohammed Idris sentenced Orji […] Please don’t handcuff me – Orji Uzor Kalu begs after being sentenced



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