Nigerian Newspapers Today Sunday 26th January 2020

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Daily Sun


Land tussle: Ota community backs Obasanjo’s ownership claim

Laide Raheem, Abeokuta The traditional head of Iliwo Itele in Ado-odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun state, Chief Adekoya Adesina Fashina, has declared that expansive Itele Ota land owned by former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo was duly purchased from their forefathers and documents backing it handed over to him. The Baale, who on the matter […] The post Land tussle: Ota community backs Obasanjo’s ownership claim appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.


APGA crisis: Otti not suspended, remains leader of party in Abia –Pub Sec

Okey Sampson, Umuahia The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Abia State chapter has described as a joke taking too far for some members of the immediate past executive of the party led by Augustine Ehiemere to claim that Dr Alex Otti, the governorship candidate of APGA in the state has been suspended from the party. […] The post APGA crisis: Otti not suspended, remains leader of party in Abia –Pub Sec appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.


Investment drive: Gov Abiodun meets UK companies in London

Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun last week met with executives of at least nine UK-based companies in a bid to pull investments into the state. The governor, who attended the UK-Africa Investment Summit 2020 in London, had promised to represent the interests of the people of the state both at the summit and on […] The post Investment drive: Gov Abiodun meets UK companies in London appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.


Anambra moves against unapproved building plans

Jeff Amechi Agbodo, Onitsha In order to curb incident of collapse of buildings in Anambra state, the Awka Capital Territory Development Authority (ACTDA), has urged land developers to secure approval for their building plans from the relevant authorities. The Managing Director of ACTDA Ven. Amaechi Okwuosa, gave the advice in an interview with newsmen urging […] The post Anambra moves against unapproved building plans appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.


Crisis looms in Oyo over LG impasse

Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan Fresh crisis is looming in Oyo State over the seeming impasse arising from the recent dissolution of council administration in the state, as the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its rival opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) are warming up for a show down over the legitimacy of the newly constituted administration […] The post Crisis looms in Oyo over LG impasse appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.


Telegraph


Jaguar Land Rover’s new shape-shifting seat of the future

  Jaguar Land Rover’s new shape-shifting seat of the future optimises wellbeing on long journeys Jaguar Land Rover is developing the seat of the future – a pioneering shape-shifting system designed to improve customer wellbeing by tackling the health risks of sitting down for too long.     The ‘morphable’ seat, being trialled by Jaguar Land Rover’s Body Interiors Research division, uses a series of actuators in the seat foam to create constant micro-adjustments that make your brain think you’re walking, and could be individually tailored to each driver and…



All new Mercedes-Benz V-Class revolutionlises MPV segment

Since the introduction of Mercedes-Benz V-Class it has gone on to revolutionise the multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) segment with its high-class appeal, comfort, efficient driving pleasure and safety; it caters to a growing customer group who are in need of a generous amount of space but never wanted to drive an MPV because style, a sense of well-being and ride comfort have been lacking.     The V-Class easily makes for a saloon for up to eight people. The philosophy around the design is a combination of functionality, comfort, and style…



Open defecation: Epidemic looms in Abia community

A call has gone to governments, individuals and organisations to come to the rescue of Atan Abam community in Arochukwu Local Government Area of Abia State, to save it from the imminent epidemic as a result of uncontrolled open defecation.   The community made the call through a woman leader, Elder Ebere Okorie Arunsi, during a UNICEF/ National Orientation Agency (NOA) sensitisation outreach in the community, saying the agency should go beyond the sensitisation on the dangers of open defecation to help attract attention to the need for urgent assistance…



Sports Ministry denies alleged suspension of rugby president

A spokesman for the Federal Ministry of Sports has refuted a story making the rounds alleging the suspension from office the President Rugby Federation, Kelechukwu Mbagwu.   According to the ministry they have issued directives to the President as the supervising ministry but do not have the authority to suspend the President of a federation without the board’s input.   On another note a spokesperson for the Nigerian Rugby Football Federation confirmed a letter was received by the ministry which would be discussed during the board’s meeting early next month.…



MOUAU clears VC of sexual harassment allegation

The management of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (MOUAU), Abia State has cleared the Vice Chancellor, Prof Francis Otunta, of allegations of sexual harassment levelled against him by a female staff of the institution.   It disclosed that the allegation was a product of frustration and vendetta by the said staff because she was disciplined in line with the extant rules of the University.     In a statement signed by the Registrar and Secretary to Council, Jacinta Ogwo- Agu, MOUAU declared that Prof Otunta “at no time or…



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Frustrated Lampard calls for Chelsea to make signings

Frank Lampard called on Chelsea to back him in the transfer market after his side edged into the FA Cup fifth round with a 2-1 win at Hull on Saturday. Lampard has bemoaned Chelsea’s failure to kill off defensive opponents throughout his first season in charge and he believes signings in key attacking areas are […] The post Frustrated Lampard calls for Chelsea to make signings appeared first on Daily Trust.



Leah Sharibu gives birth to baby boy for Boko Haram commander

Christian teenager Leah Sharibu who was abducted from her boarding school in north-eastern Nigeria by Boko Haram insurgents, gave birth to a baby boy early Saturday, a source has revealed. On February 19, 2018 at 5:30 pm, 110 schoolgirls aged 11–19 years old were kidnapped by the Boko Haram terrorist group from the Government Girls’ […] The post Leah Sharibu gives birth to baby boy for Boko Haram commander appeared first on Daily Trust.



PSG join Barcelona in race for Aubameyang, open talks with star striker

PSG have made a move for Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang just few days when the news broke that Barcelona are speaking with the striker’s representatives. Foot Mercato says PSG have opened talks with Aubameyang’s agents about a stunning move to Paris. Aubameyang would arrive as a replacement for wantaway striker Edinson Cavani, with PSG willing […] The post PSG join Barcelona in race for Aubameyang, open talks with star striker appeared first on Daily Trust.



Emergency response heightens as Lassa infections climb to 195

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has activated a “national emergency operations centre” to coordinate response to the latest outbreak of Lassa fever, as the number of infections continues to rise. At least 195 people infected have tested positive for Lassa fever and 29 have been killed this January across 11 states, with Ogun, Kaduna and […] The post Emergency response heightens as Lassa infections climb to 195 appeared first on Daily Trust.



Impound any trailer carrying containers without proper latching, FRSC declares

Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has declared any flatbed trailer carrying containers without proper latching on ighways will be impounded immediately by patrol teams anytime they are sighted. Speaking in a statement signed by the Corps Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, he said to enforce compliance for such dangerous trailers […] The post Impound any trailer carrying containers without proper latching, FRSC declares appeared first on Daily Trust.



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