naija news today 220419

  1. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Chelsea, NFF, Boro Celebrate Mikel Obi As Super Eagles Captain Turns 32 – Channels Television

    Chelsea Football Club have sent birthday wishes to Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi as he turned 32 on Monday. Obi who currently plays for Middlesbrough, was born on the.... Read more via Channels Television – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports EPL: Chelsea’s squad against Burnley revealed [Full list] – Daily Post Nigeria

    Chelsea have released their squad that will tackle Burnley in today’s Premier League fixture at Stamford Bridge. According to Evening Standard, the Blues manager, Maurizio Sarri has released a list of 20 players.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – Get More Nigeria...
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    Sports EPL: What Mesut Ozil said after Arsenal’s 3-2 defeat to Crystal Palace – Daily Post Nigeria

    Arsenal playmaker, Mesut Ozil, has reacted to his side’s 3-2 defeat by Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Sunday. Goals from Christian Benteke, Wilfried Zaha and James McArthur gave Palace all three points against the.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – Get...
  4. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Zamfara: Six bandits killed, 18 informants including village head arrested – Official – Premium Times Nigeria

    Nigerian troops eliminated six bandits in various clearance operations in Zamfara villages and arrested 18 of their informants, including a village head, an official said. The acting director, army public relations, Sagir Musa, confirmed this in a statement on Monday. Mr Musa said that the...
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    Metro Gombe Easter Killings: Deputy Governor, CAN leadership appeal for calm – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Deputy Governor of Gombe State and the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), North East Chapter, on Monday, appealed to the Christian community to remain calm. The appeal followed the death of 10 persons, majority of whom were hit by a car during a … Read more via...
  6. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Gombe Easter accident: IGP orders investigation as police confirm 11 dead – Vanguard News

    The acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered a speedy and comprehensive investigation into a fatal car accident in Gombe State on Easter day, where 11 people were reported dead. .... Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro 10 Killed During Boys’ Brigade Easter Procession In Gombe – Sahara Reporters

    A car ran into a Boys’ Brigade procession in Gombe State late on Sunday evening, killing at least 10, the Police have confirmed. SaharaReporters learnt that the Boys’ Brigade, from ECWA Church, Bamusa in Barunde and from St Peter’s Anglican Church in were in a procession to Sabon-Layi …...
  8. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Ekiti Gets World Bank Support To Revive Farm Settlements – P.M.EXPRESS

    The Ekiti State government’s agriculture and rural development programme has received a major boost as the government has secured the World Bank’s support for the initiative. The State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi disclosed this on Sunday at his Isan Ekiti country home. According to Dr Fayemi...
  9. Nigeria World News

    World Oil prices spike on Trump plans to end Iran oil sanctions waivers – Axios

    Oil prices rose sharply Monday to their highest levels since November as the White House confirmed it will end sanctions waivers for countries that still purchase Iranian oil... Read more via Axios – Get more World News
  10. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Election Tribunal: INEC presiding officers to testify for Atiku, say results transmitted electronically – Premium Times Nigeria

    No fewer than a dozen people who said they were deployed as electoral officers by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the 2019 presidential election have admitted under oath that they transmitted results electronically. A question about whether or not results were...
  11. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Tinubu backing Lawan, Gbajabiamila because of 2023 – Saraki – Vanguard News

    SENATE President, Dr.Bukola Saraki, Monday took a swipe at the former governor of Lagos State and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju BolaTinubu, saying that the continuous attack on him by the APC Chieftain was all about his 2023 Presidential ambition..... Read...
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    Politics We Have Depreciated Boko Haram’s Efficacy – FG – Leadership Newspaper

    The Federal Government on Monday reiterated its position that it has “largely depreciated the efficiency and efficacy of Boko Haram” insurgents. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, gave the government position when he featured on a live TVC News Programme, “This...
  13. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Saraki challenges Tinubu over budget padding allegations – Premium Times Nigeria

    Senate President Bukola Saraki has challenged the leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, to substantiate his allegation that he and other lawmakers have the habit of padding budgets. Mr Saraki, in a statement by his media aide, Yusuph Olaniyonu, said Mr Tinubu’s attack was...
  14. Nigeria Political News

    Politics How FG, States, LGs, shared N8trn in 2018 [See Nigeria’s richest states] – Daily Post Nigeria

    A new report by the Economic Confidential has disclosed that the Federal Government, 36 states and the 774 local government councils in Nigeria shared a total sum of N8trillion from the Federation Account in 2018 despite the shut-ins in several oil installations during the period. The...
  15. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Nigerian Football Club Suspends Two Players For Bringing Prostitutes To Camp – Nairaland

    Nigeria National League (NNL) club Warri Wolves have suspended forwards Moses Omoduemuke and Erhire Felix, for what it termed ‘gross indiscipline’. In a statement signed by the CEO of the.... Read more via Nairaland – Get More Nigeria Sports News
  16. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro EFCC Begins Probe Of N8.7 Billion Fraud In JAMB – The Trent Newspaper

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has launched into a probe of the cash inflow and outflow of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, between 2010 and.... Read more via The Trent Newspaper – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Our educational system has gone down the drain – Pastor Tunde Bakare tells Buhari – Laila’s Blog

    Pastor Tunde Bakare of the Latter Rain Assembly has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to revived the educational sector. Speaking with Channels TV in celebration not Easter, Tunde Bakare also charged the president to appoint the best hands in his second term in office. “We have … Read more...
  18. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Man Commits Suicide After Being Dumped By His Girlfriend (Graphic Photo) – Nairaland

    Residents of Twon-Brass community in Bayelsa State, were left shocked after one of their own identified as Pendo reportedly committed suicide. It was gathered that the.... Read more via Nairaland – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  19. Nigeria World News

    World So Sad: Billionaire Loses 3 Of His 4 Children In Sri Lankan Easter Church Bombing – The Trent Newspaper

    Danish billionaire Anders Holch Povlsen lost three of his four children in the Easter day attacks in Sri Lanka, a spokesman for his clothing retail group Bestseller said on Monday.... Read more via The Trent Newspaper – Get more World News
  20. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Senate President Saraki Replies Tinubu – OluFamous.Com

    Senate president Bukola Saraki has said the All Progressive Congress might lose hold of the incoming 9th National Assembly if care is not taken as what happened in 2015 might play out again. Saraki during the formation of the 8th Senate in 2015 emerged Senate President against the wish …...