naija news today 021219

  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Two allegedly feared dead as Police invade Nnamdi Kanuâs lawyerâs home – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Some police officers who invaded the Anambra home of Ifeanyi Ejiofor, lawyer of the founder of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu, allegedly shot two people dead in an attempt to arrest him..... Read more via Linda Ikeji’s Blog – Get More Nigeria Metro...
  2. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Lawmaker, Akin Alabi’s tweet faulting Nigerians in the diaspora who return home to set up businesses sparks debate – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Lawmaker, Akin Alabi, has sparked off a debate on Twitter after posting the tweet above in which he faulted Nigerians in the disapora who return home to invest and do business. Alabi opined that instead of coming back home to do a business in a place where the... Read more via Linda Ikeji’s...
  3. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro NYSC Corper Shows Off His Mother Who Sold Eggs To See Him Through University (Photos) – Tori News

    A graduate and now NYSC member has praised his mother who worked so hard to see him through university. A member of the National Youth Service Corps, Igharu Oghenetega Prince has taken to his.... Read more via Tori News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  4. Nigeria Business News

    Business Bank Customers To Present Tax Card From Next Month – Nairaland

    EVIDENCE of tax payment will be a condition for operating a bank account from January, according to the Financial bill passed by the National Assembly. The Bill, submitted to the lawmakers with Budget 2020 by President Muhammadu Buhari, is designed to improve financial.... Read more via...
  5. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Governor El-Rufai Spotted Controlling Traffic On Express Road (Watch Video) – Naijaloaded

    Kaduna governor was seen re-directing commuters on the right way to go following a heavy traffic gridlock. The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai was yesterday spotted controlling traffic at Kaduna-Zaria Express Road.... Read more via Naijaloaded – Get More...
  6. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Dino Melaye alleges he could be arrested next week – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    The Senator who was just evacuated from his seat by Senator Adeyemi Smart as alleged a meeting just held in Abuja where they planned to arrest him next week.... Read more via Ladun Liadi’s Blog – Get More Nigeria Political News
  7. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Miss Nigeria 2019: Beauty Etsanyi Tukura emerges as winner (Photos) – Laila’s Blog

    Miss Beauty Etsanyi Tukura representing Taraba State has been crowned 2019 Miss Nigeria beauty pageant..... Read more via Laila’s Blog – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
  8. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Opponents of âhate speech billâ are pretenders – Senator Abdullahi – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Deputy chief whip of the senate, Senator Aliyu Abdullahi has lashed out at those opposing the controversial hate speech bill he is sponsoring. The lawmaker who described opponents of the bill as pretenders who.... Read more via Linda Ikeji’s Blog – Get More Nigeria...
  9. Nigeria World News

    World PM Johnson vows to strengthen prison sentences after London attack – Vanguard News

    Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday he would strengthen prison sentences, vowing to boost security after an attack in the British capital by a man convicted of terrorism who was released early from prison..... Read more via Vanguard News – Get more World News
  10. Nigeria Business News

    Business Seplat Plc wins five awards at Pearl, NAPE – Vanguard News

    SEPLAT Petroleum Development Company Plc, listed both on the Nigerian Stock Exchange and London Stock Exchange, emerged the overall winner of the 2019 Pearl Awards, clinching four awards..... Read more via Vanguard News – Get more: Nigeria Business News
  11. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Leonardo DiCaprio hits back against accusation of setting Amazon fires – Vanguard News

    Leonardo DiCaprio rejected the accusation made by Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro that he was “giving money to set the Amazon on fire.” “At this time of crisis for the Amazon, I support the people of Brazil working to save their natural and cultural heritage.... Read more via Vanguard News...
  12. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra celebrate 1st wedding anniversary with sweet messages – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Celebrity couple, Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra are celebrating their first wedding anniversary, The 27-year-old singer took to his Instagram on Sunday night to share a sweet message to his.... Read more via Linda Ikeji’s Blog – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
  13. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Messi scores brilliant goal as Barcelona defeat Atletico Madrid at Wanda Metropolitano –

    Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona ended 1-0 in an entertaining fixture played at the Wanda Metropolitano. Lionel Messi scored a brilliant 86th minute strike to give Barcelona all three points away from home.... Read more via – Get More Nigeria Sports News
  14. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Liverpool lead with 8 points as Iheanacho powers Leicester into spot 2nd above Man City –

    Premier League table saw Liverpool hold firmly onto their first position following their hard-earned victory over Brighton. The Reds took advantage after Man City played out a 2-2 draw with Newcastle as Jurgen Klopp's men grinded out a 2-1 win over Brighton at Anfield..... Read more via...
  15. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Two Suspects Arrested over Abduction of Six Kaduna Schoolgirls – Thisdaylive

    Kaduna State Police Command has arrested two suspects in connection with the abduction of six female students and two staff of Engravers College in Chikun Local Government Area of the state..... Read more via Thisdaylive – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  16. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Onyema’s case goes tough, as EFCC seizes his passports, restricts his movement – Vanguard News

    On the 23rd of November, 2019, Allen Ifechukwu Athan Onyema, the Chairman of Air Peace was charged with 27 counts of money laundering by one U.S. Attorney Byung J. “BJay” Pak..... Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  17. Nigeria Business News

    Business LAPO Microfinance Bank gets new CEO – Naijabizcom

    The Board of Directors of LAPO Microfinance Bank says it has nominated Mrs Cynthia Ikponmwosa as the managing director designate of the bank. A statement said she succeeded the founder/Chief Executive Officer, Lift Above Poverty Organisation and.... Read more via Naijabizcom –...
  18. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Taraba Assembly Speaker resigns – P.M. News

    Speaker, Taraba State House of Assembly, Peter Abel Diah, has resigned his position. This follows weeks of political intrigues in the state. The Speaker confirmed his resignation on Sunday, citing personal reasons..... Read more via P.M. News – Get More Nigeria...
  19. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Dino says Adeyemi is his political wife, Smart replies, ‘you’re my servant’ – Pulse Nigeria News

    Dino Melaye has vowed to challenge Smart Adeyemi’s victory at the tribunal. The political contest between Dino Melaye and Smart Adeyemi has ended, but the two politicians tend to be resolving to name-calling after the series of senatorial elections they both went through. On Saturday, November …...
  20. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Breaking: Presidency comes hard on ex-Chief of Defence Staff Ogomudia for talking about violent restructuring –

    The presidency late Sunday, December 1, came hard on a former Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Alexander Ogomudia, for warning that there could be violent restructuring in Nigeria. A statement by Garba Shehu, a spokesperson of the president, said such comment from Ogomudia showed that he is...