naija news today 121219

  1. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Buhari Is The Most Democratic Ex-Military Head Of State’ – Yahaya Bello – Nairaland

    The Kogi State governor, Mr. Yahaya Bello, has faulted Punch newspaper’s characterisation of President Muhammadu Buhari as a dictator. Governor who spoke to State House Correspondents in Abuja on Thursday also pointed out that those who interpreted the report of the National Bureau of...
  2. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro El-Zakzaky: Shi’ite sends tough message to Presidency – P.M. News

    The Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, has expressed concern over the continued detention of its leader, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky. … Read more via P.M. News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  3. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Governor Abiodun finally nominates commissioners 7 months after inauguration –

    Six months after he was sworn-in as the governor of Ogun state, Dapo Abiodun, has finally sent 18-man list of commissioner nominees to the state House of Assembly for screening and possible confirmation. Daily Trust reports that the appointment came barely seven months after Abiodun... Read...
  4. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Police Confirm Killing Of 6 In Rivers Community – Naijaloaded

    The command’s spokesman, DSP Nnamdi Omoni, confirmed the killing in a statement in Port Harcourt on Thursday. He debunked some media reports that 15 persons were killed during an alleged deadly attack on commuters travelling through Etche communities to Owerri and … Read more via Naijaloaded...
  5. Nigeria Business News

    Business Top Nigerian CEOs that lost their jobs in 2019; what are they doing now? – Nairametrics

    2019 has been an interesting year in corporate Nigeria. As expected, a lot of the companies on the Nigerian Stock Exchange released quarterly financial statements, some of which were impressive and others not so impressive.... Read more via Nairametrics – Get more...
  6. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Super Eagles winger dabs after he was dribbled by Chelsea midfielder (video) –

    Alex Iwobi was caught in a dab after he was beaten by N’Golo Kante during Everton’s clash against Chelsea. The Frenchman was trying to build up play from inside his 18-yard area as he dribbled the Nigerian winger. Everton won the match..... Read more via – Get...
  7. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Champions League: All the teams that have qualified for Round of 16 – Daily Post Nigeria

    All the 16 clubs in the Champions League knockout stages have been confirmed, following the completion of Wednesday fixtures. The teams that have qualified are: Liverpool, Napoli, Borussia Dortmund, Valencia, Chelsea and Lyon.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – Get...
  8. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Champions League: Highest goal scorers after group stage [See top 17] – Daily Post Nigeria

    The group stage of this season’s Champions League was concluded on Wednesday. This year has been the highest-scoring ever, with 308 goals scored. The previous record was 306 set in the 2017/2018 campaign. Bayern Munich striker, Robert Lewandowski, leads the chart with 10 goals. Haaland netted...
  9. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Electricity workers suspend strike – Daily Post Nigeria

    The National Union of Electricity Employees, NUEE has suspended its strike. The strike was embarked upon to draw federal government’s attention to the plight of its members..... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  10. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro FG Responds to Public Outrage, Probes DSS’ Invasion of Court – Thisdaylive

    Apparently responding to public outrage against the invasion, by the Department of State Services (DSS), of the court of Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu at Federal High Court, Lagos last Friday, the federal government has instituted an enquiry into the incident..... Read more via Thisdaylive –...
  11. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Nigeria’s electricity workers suspend strike – Pulse Nigeria News

    Electricity workers in Africa’s largest economy have called off a day old strike. Nigeria’s electricity workers have suspended a strike that threw swathes of the country into darkness for a little more than 24 hours. “Dear customer, National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) has suspended...
  12. Nigeria Political News

    Politics What El-Rufai said about Obasanjo during visit to Kaduna – Daily Post Nigeria

    Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai on Wednesday hailed former Nigeria President, Olusegun Obasanjo. El-Rufai described Obasanjo as a mentor, whom he learnt some of his skills from.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Political News
  13. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Napoli appoint Gennaro Gattuso as head coach after sacking Carlo Ancelotti – Laila’s Blog

    Napoli have appointed Gennaro Gattuso as their new head coach, after Carlo Ancelotti was sacked on Tuesday evening despite leading the club to the Champions League last 16.... Read more via Laila’s Blog – Get More Nigeria Sports News
  14. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Ronado attacked by pitch invader after Juventus Champions League win over Leverkusen (video) –

    Cristiano Ronaldo was involved in angry exchange with a pitch invader after Juve’s Champions League clash with Leverkusen. The pitch invader provoked the Juventus striker as he pulled him by the neck after refusing a selfie.... Read more via – Get More...
  15. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Ronaldo loses his cool over selfie-hunting pitch invader – P.M. News

    Cristiano Ronaldo was confronted by two pitch invaders, including one seeking a selfie, after Juventus defeated Bayer Leverkusen 2-0 in the Champions League on Wednesday. First, the Portuguese star was confronted by a supporter who wanted to embrace and congratulate him on his goal-scoring...
  16. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro All Africans can come to Nigeria without visa starting from 2020 – Immigration boss announces –

    Muhammad Babandede, the comptroller general of the Nigeria Immigration Service said all Africans will be allowed to come to Nigeria without visa starting from January 2020. Babandede said President Buhari will soon make the official announcement.... Read more via –...
  17. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro US Government Seizes Air Peace Jets – Naijaloaded

    DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. – Federal agents seized a jet Tuesday from a man charged in an international fraud scheme. Only Channel 2 investigative reporter Aaron Diamant was at Peachtree DeKalb Airport as the federal agents processed the plane for evidence.... Read more via Naijaloaded –...
  18. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Pres. Buhari announces complete visa exemption for all Africans – Instablog9ja

    The post Pres. Buhari announces complete visa exemption for all Africans appeared first on.... Read more via Instablog9ja – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Anthony Joshua to present boxing titles to Buhari – Newtelegraph

    The Minister of Youth and Sport, Sunday Dare, has said Nigerian-born boxer Anthony Joshua will present his belts to President Muhammadu Buhari soon. The minister announced this on Wednesday while addressing State House correspondents after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, presided...
  20. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment “I’m A Marlian”, Says Secondary School Student After Bagging Suspension (Video) – Information Nigeria

    A secondary school student, who was sent away from school, willingly left the premises as she claimed to be a fan of Naira Marley. Information Nigeria recalls the rapper recently declared that he is a role model to mad people and stubborn heads children...... Read more via Information...