naija news today 161219

  1. Nigeria Business News

    Entertainment Angela Okorie Assassination story is false? Analysis by UK-based doctor – Laila’s Blog

    A Nigerian twitter user @tweetmopol has insinuated that actress Angela Okorie assassination story might be false. According to his analysis, there are so many inconsistencies in the evidence of assassination … Read more via Laila’s Blog – Get more: Nigeria...
  2. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Oshiomhole is a serial liar – Obaseki – P.M. News

    Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, has described the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole as a serial liar who should not be taken seriously..... Read more via P.M. News – Get More Nigeria Political News
  3. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports EPL: Ancelotti arrives England to takeover at Premier League club – Daily Post Nigeria

    Sacked Napoli boss, Carlo Ancelotti arrived Everton on Monday afternoon for talks about becoming the new manager at Goodison Park, according to Sky Sports News. The Italian was sacked as Napoli manager and replaced by Gennaro Gattuso last week.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria –...
  4. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro EFCC arraigns ‘Fashola’ for N3.1m fraud – Newtelegraph

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday arraigned one, Malik Wakili, at a Federal High Court in Lagos for allegedly impersonating the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN) and defrauding the minister to the tune of N3.1 million.... Read more via...
  5. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Court orders Naira Marley’s arrest – Daily Post Nigeria

    A Tinubu Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, on Monday ordered that a Nigerian musician, Adeyemi Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley should be arrested and arraigned over alleged car theft.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
  6. Nigeria Political News

    Politics APC lifts suspension on Amosun, Okorocha, Akeredolu, others – P.M. News

    The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has lifted the suspension on Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, Ibikunle Amosun, Rochas Okorocha, Osita Okechukwu and Pastor Usani Uguru Usani.... Read more via P.M. News – Get More Nigeria Political News
  7. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Fayemi Plotting To Replace Osinbajo, Become APC VP Candidate In 2023 – PDP Group – Naijaloaded

    The Ekiti State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party National New Media Group (PDP-NNMG) has counseled Governor Kayode Fayemi, to face his government instead of “plotting against Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo and the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole”. …...
  8. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Senate to pass Buhari’s $30 billion loan request – Lawan – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on Monday, gave the clearest indication yet that the Senate would pass a $29.96 billion loan request by President Muhammadu Buhari. Mr Lawan, while addressing journalists in Abuja, said the.... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria –
  9. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro DSS reportedly grills Sowore on connection with Boko Haram – Laila’s Blog

    Omoyele Sowore is reportedly being questioned by operatives of the Department of State Services, DSS over his purported ties to Boko Haram, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), and other outlawed groups. … Read more via Laila’s Blog – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  10. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Femi Falana Writes A Letter To The Attorney General Of The Federation To Demand Sowore’s Release – Naijaloaded

    Human rights lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has written to the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami SAN, seeking the release of the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore, from the custody of the Department of State Services … Read more via...
  11. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Man Who Stole N31Million From Us Bank Vault Caught Through Social Media (Photos) – Naijaloaded

    If you’re systematically stealing money from a bank vault, it may not be a good idea to post the evidence on your social media pages. A bank employee in Charlotte, North Carolina, allegedly stole $88,000 from the bank’s vault, according to … Read more via Naijaloaded –
  12. Nigeria World News

    World Harvey Weinstein says he has done more for women in Hollywood – Pulse Nigeria News

    Harvey Weinstein wants to be remembered for all the good things he did for women in Hollywood rather than the criticism and backlash he is getting at the moment. Harvey Weinstein has come out to say he deserves all the pat on the back when it … Read more via Pulse Nigeria News –...
  13. Nigeria Business News

    Business NNPC’s expenditures surge to N535.4bn in one month – Newtelegraph

    The monthly spending by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) surged by 7.46 per cent to reach N535.4 billion in August. This, the corporation said in its August Monthly Financial and Operational Report (MFOR) released yesterday, is almost at par with the revenues made in the...
  14. Nigeria Business News

    Business FirstBank Plc appoints non-Executive Director – Naijabizcom

    FIRST Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced the appointment of Ado Yakubu Wanka as Non-Executive Director. Speaking on his appointment, Chief Executive Officer, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan, said: “We are delighted to welcome Alhaji Ado Yakubu Wanka, to the FirstBank...
  15. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro UK investigates Nigerian-owned church for reportedly urging members to raise money by selling their blood –

    The SPAC Nation, a church owned by Tobi Adegboyega, a Nigerian, is being investigated in the UK over claims that the religious institution urged worshippers to sell their own blood to raise funds and also take out loans in order to pay for the church's lavish spending... Read more via...
  16. Nigeria Political News

    Politics ‘Babangida is alive’ – Spokesman –

    The family of former military leader, General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida, has debunked news of his death trending on the social media. A statement by his spokesmen Kassim Afegbua said the news on IBB’s alleged death was fake and misleading.... Read more via –
  17. Nigeria Political News

    Politics APC crisis: You depend on thugs, violence to win elections – Gov. Obaseki fires Oshiomhole – Daily Post Nigeria

    Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has accused the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole of relying on thugs and violence to win elections. According to him, the former Governor never won elections on performance. Obaseki stated this through his...
  18. Nigeria Political News

    Politics INEC: APC Can’t Replace Akpabio for Akwa Ibom Rerun – Thisdaylive

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) may not field a candidate for the January 25, 2020 senatorial rerun in Akwa Ibom State, ordered by the Court of Appeal, THISDAY learnt at the weekend. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it … Read more via Thisdaylive –...
  19. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Mechanic kills father-of-four in Abia –

    A mechanic, said to be an employee of an Aba-based automobile repair workshop in Abia State, has allegedly killed a guard attached to the Mobile Telecommunications Network (MTN) office in Aba. The Nation reports that the deceased father of four, was an indigene of Edda in Ebonyi State. It is …...
  20. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Former court registrar, wife arrested for money laundering – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    A former staff of the Judiciary and his spouse have been arraigned by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on a charge which borders on money laundering. A statement by the commission says Mr. Joseph Etefia Udoh, a former Registrar with the Kaduna...