naija news today 050419

  1. Nigeria World News

    World World Bank gets new president – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Executive Directors of the World Bank on Friday unanimously selected David Malpass as the new president of the World Bank Group. Mr Malpass’ five-year term will begin on April.... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get more World News
  2. Nigeria Political News

    Politics APC reacts to CJN Onnoghen’s resignation – Premium Times Nigeria

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed satisfaction with the resignation of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen. The party said this vindicates its call for the resignation of the CJN following the allegations of false asset declaration brought against him...
  3. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Ambode completed 54 roads, abandoned 74 in 2018 – Report – Daily Post Nigeria

    Tracka, a subsidiary of BudgIT, which tracks the implementation of government projects in their community, on Friday released its report on 2018 road construction by the Akinwunmi Ambode-led government in Lagos State..... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – Get More...
  4. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Another Nigerian Risks Death In Saudi Arabia After Being Nabbed With Cocaine – Sahara Reporters

    Another Nigerian, Saheed Sobade, is facing the prospect of death in Saudi Arabia after reportedly being nabbed with 1,183 grams of cocaine powder in Jeddah, a Saudi Arabian port city on the.... Read more via Sahara Reporters – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  5. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment [Video]: See How Charles Okocha Embarrassed A Police Officer Who Tried To Harass Him – INFORMATION NIGERIA

    A Police officer got more than he bargained for today when he tried to harass a Nollywood actor, Charles Okocha, in Lekki area of Lagos state. The ”ammoshine” crooner stood his ground and insulted the police officer.... via INFORMATION NIGERIA – Get more Nigeria...
  6. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Funke Akindele throws birthday bash for her hubby in multi-million naira mansion (video) – YabaLeftOnline

    Actress Funke Akindele and Husband, JJC Skillz, are relentless in dishing major couple goals as they go through life together in love and harmony. Recently, the multi-talented JJC clocked a year older and his gorgeous wifey, had all the praises in the world to shower her boo with. To celebrate...
  7. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Police Officers Harass Actor Charles Okocha In Lekki, Lagos (Photo) – Nairaland

    There was a mild drama this afternoon at Lekki, between some men of the Nigerian police force and controversial actor, Charles Okocha. According to a viral video on social media, the actor was heard telling the officers "Bleep You"..... via Nairaland – Get more...
  8. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro #JusticeForStephen: Twitter Users react to Death of Doctor killed 48 hours after Graduation – BellaNaija

    A serving doctor at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Stephen Urueye, was allegedly killed on Thursday night when suspected robbers stabbed him to death right in front of the hospital at Idi Araba, Lagos.... Read more via BellaNaija – Get More Nigeria...
  9. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Watch How Governor El-Rufai chased alleged Kidnappers into the Forest – BellaNaija

    Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, chased alleged kidnappers into the forest after foiling their suspected kidnapping attempts on Kaduna-Abuja expressway.... Read more via BellaNaija – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  10. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Oil Exploration In The North Would Continue Until The Product Is Found – NNPC – Nairaland

    Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, has said oil exploration in the North would continue until the commodity is found. Native Reporters has learnt.... Read more via Nairaland – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  11. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment ‘It’s obvious, Congrats’ – Fans tell Tboss after she shared this close-up shot of her tummy amidst pregnancy rumors (Screenshots) – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Former Big Brother Naija housemate, TBoss, has added more fuel to speculations that she is expecting a child with reality TV star/actor, Uti Nwachukwu. Although, the pair have neither denied or confirmed the rumors.... Read more via Linda Ikeji’s Blog – Get more...
  12. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Election fraud: Opposition tells court to arrest, prosecute Gov. Okorocha – Daily Post Nigeria

    Mr. Kingdom Okere, counsel to Precious Nwadike, of the United Progressives Party, (UPP) said his client is seeking the arrest, investigation and prosecution of Imo Governor, Rochas Okorocha, for alleged electoral malpractice.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – Get...
  13. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Ex British PM Tony Blair meets Osinbajo, el-Rufai – Punch Newspapers – Punch Newspapers

    A former British Prime Minister, Mr. Tony Blair, is currently on a visit to Nigeria. Explaining the reason for the visit on Friday, Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant (Media & Publicity) to Vice President Yemi OSinbajo..... Read more via Punch Newspapers – Get...
  14. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Pele says feeling ‘much better’ after medical treatment – Punch Newspapers

    Football legend Pele said Friday he was feeling “much better” after receiving hospital treatment in Paris for a urinary tract infection. “The antibiotics are working... Read more via Punch Newspapers – Get More Nigeria Sports News
  15. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro 19 die, 38 injured in ghastly accident in Katsina – Punch Newspapers

    The Federal Road Safety Corps has confirmed that no fewer than 19 persons died and 38 persons injured in a ghastly road accident on Daudawa-Funtua road in Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina State..... Read more via Punch Newspapers – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  16. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Buhari worried over annual loss of ‘N400bn’ to medical tourism – TheCable

    President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed concern over the country’s huge loss to medical tourism. Speaking on Thursday at the inauguration of senior executive course (SEC) 41 of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, Plateau state, the president said the country...
  17. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro How ‘some judges’ delivered Onnoghen’s resignation letter at Aso Rock – TheCable

    Walter Onnoghen, embattled chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), did not deliver his resignation letter in person, according to NAN. TheCable had reported that Onnoghen tendered his resignation on Thursday... Read more via TheCable – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  18. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Finally!!! Gov Wike Receives Man Who Trekked To Celebrate His Victory – Naijaloaded

    Precious Umasoye Macforex, a die-hard supporter of Governor Nyesom Wike who trekked from Ahoada in Ahoada East Local Government area to Port Harcourt to celebrate the..... Read more via Naijaloaded – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  19. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Good News!!! NYSC To Build Digital Literacy Centre For Corp Members In Delta – Naijaloaded

    The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) says it will build digital literacy centre to promote Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development (SAED) progamme at the NYSC camp in Ussele-Uku, Delta. The Director-General of NYSC, Maj-Gen. Sule Zakari, represented by the Director of … Read...
  20. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro ‘I will rather date a monkey than a man’ – Young lady poses with her monkey lover – INFORMATION NIGERIA

    A young lady is currently trending online following her stance on men who cheat. According to the young lady, she would rather date a monkey who would remain loyal to her than a man who finds every opportunity to cheat.... Read more via INFORMATION NIGERIA – Get More...