naija news today 170220

  1. Nigeria World News

    World Storm Dennis Wreaks Havoc Across Flood-Hit Britain – Channels Television

    Britain on Monday battled fallout from Storm Dennis as hundreds of flood warnings remained in place after the second severe storm in seven days battered the country over the weekend. The latest hazardous weather brought winds of more than 90 miles (140 kilometres) an hour and more … Read...
  2. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Barcelona deny criticising players, including Messi, on social media – Vanguard News

    Barcelona have denied trying to boost the image of club president Josep Maria Bartomeu by hiring a company that criticised current and former players, including Lionel Messi, on social media..... Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Sports News
  3. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro JAMB begins mock UTME Tuesday for 350,000 candidates – TODAY

    The optional mock examination of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for secondary school leavers will start on Tuesday with about 350,000 candidates participating across Nigeria. “About 64 computer-based centres across the country will be used for mock examination and 350,000...
  4. Nigeria World News

    World Twenty-Four Killed In Burkina Faso Church Attack – Channels Television

    Gunmen have killed 24 people and wounded 18 in an attack on a Protestant church in a village in northern Burkina Faso, the regional governor said Monday. A group of “armed terrorists” burst into the village of Pans.... Read more via Channels Television – Get more...
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    World Kenya’s planned free trade deal with the U.S triggers regional criticism – Ventures Africa

    Following early trade negotiations, details of Kenya’s maiden bilateral trade agreement with the United States have surfaced, sparking criticisms over concerns that the proposed deal could jeopardize regional and continental trade protocols. Recently, there has been widespread speculation...
  6. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Bond Film “No Time To Die” Cancels China Premiere Due To Coronavirus Outbreak – The Guardian Nigeria News

    The new James Bond film “No Time to Die” has cancelled its Beijing premiere as well as a promotional tour with talent in April due to the coronavirus epidemic. Daniel Craig and the cast will not … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Get more Nigeria Entertainment...
  7. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment No man belongs to one woman alone – Onyi Odimegwu – Vanguard News

    There are many sides to St. Valentine’s Day celebration. Like one actress recently aptly puts it, there are victims of St. Valentine’s Day, which according to her, are mostly married people and lovers. She said the day is not actually seen by most to celebrate the one… Read more via Vanguard...
  8. Nigeria Political News

    Politics I ‘ll send 2020 budget proposal to Bayelsa Assembly soon — Diri – Vanguard News

    Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, says he will soon forward the 2020 budget proposal to the State House of Assembly for consideration.... Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Political News
  9. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Presidency raises alarm over fake news, dismisses reports on Buhari’s 20-day foreign trip – The Guardian Nigeria News

    The Presidency on Monday in Abuja raised alarm over the increasing cases of fake news being propagated against President Muhammadu Buhari, cabinet ministers, government officials and institutions in the country..... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Get More...
  10. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Alleged falsehood: Prosecution counsel’s absence stalls Melaye’s trial – Vanguard News

    The trial of the Sen. Dino Melaye in an FCT High Court , Maitama was on Tuesday stalled due to the absence of the Prosecution Counsel, Mr Shaibu Labaran.... Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Political News
  11. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Amaechi Calls For Regulation Of Nigeria’s Social Media Space – Channels Television

    Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has called for the regulation of Nigeria’s social media space in order to curb the spread of fake news. In an exclusive interview with Channels Television on Monday, Mr Amaechi explained that... Read more via Channels Television –...
  12. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Sanwo-Olu Calls For New Revenue Sources, Sharing Formula – P.M.EXPRESS

    The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has called for the creation and boosting of new sources of export in Nigeria’s bid to meet the yearning and aspiration of Nigerians just as he demanded a fair and just revenue sharing formula... Read more via P.M.EXPRESS –...
  13. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Another Nigerian league club sacks coach – Premium Times Nigeria

    Nigerian league side, Abia Warriors Football Club, have announced they have parted ways with their Head Coach, Emmanuel Deutcsh. The Umuahia-based club in a statement signed by the... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Sports News
  14. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Court strikes out Kano kingmakers case against new emirate councils – Daily Post Nigeria

    A High Court sitting in Kano State has on Monday struck out a suit filed by Kingmakers of Kano emirate challenging the creation of the additional new emirates in the state. The presiding Judge, Court , Justice Ahmed T. Badamasi while giving the judgment struck out the … Read more via Daily...
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    Metro 20 killed in Niger food distribution stampede – TODAY

    Twenty people, many of them women and children, were killed on Monday in a stampede at a distribution of food and money for displaced people in Diffa, southeast Niger, sources said. “We have a provisional toll of 20 dead,” a medical source said. Aid workers confirmed the account and … Read...
  16. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Herdsmen Attack: UPU frowns at killings of eight-person in Uwheru – Vanguard News

    The Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, on Monday, frowned at the renewed herdsmen attack on Uwheru villages in Ughelli North Local Government Area, Delta State, … Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro 35-year-old daycare attendant sexually assaults toddler – Daily Post Nigeria

    A 35-year-old daycare worker, Veronica Vincent, was on Monday tried in a Special Offences Court in Ikeja, Lagos, for allegedly defiling a 21-month-old toddler in her care. Vincent was charged with two counts of sexual assault and she pleaded not guilty. The Police Prosecutor, O.A...
  18. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Court grants man’s divorce request, after wife denies him sex for 7 years – Vanguard News

    A mother of four, Mrs Janet Ayoola, lost her 39-year-old marriage to her husband, Olajide Ayoola, for denying him sex for seven years. An Igando Customary Court in Lagos on Monday granted the request of Janet’s estranged husband, Olajide, for dissolution of the marriage.... Read more via...
  19. Nigeria World News

    World World Health Organization blasts 13 ‘dangerous’ coronavirus myths about how to beat virus – The Scottish Sun

    WORLD health chiefs are cracking down on "dangerous" myths circulating as the deadly coronavirus outbreak continues it's spread. Popular apps and social media platforms have become swamped with unverified information about.... Read more via The Scottish Sun – Get more...
  20. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Rui Pinto: Meet young man who made UEFA ban Man City from 2 Champions League seasons – Tobi vibes

    Rui Pinto has been revealed to be the man that made UEFA ban Man City from the Champions League The 31-year-old, who was a modest worker hacked into many clubs’ emails and revealed their illegal deal to the media.... read more via Latest updates ranging from news, entertainment, lifestyle...