naija news today 220519

  1. Nigeria World News

    World Chinese media says it’s now ’embarrassing’ to use an iPhone in China – 9to5Mac

    Using an iPhone in China is now seen as embarrassing by some consumers, says a local report. The combined impact of the Trump administration’s trade war on China and export blacklisting of Huawei is further strengthening the ‘Boycott Apple’ movement in the country… Read more via 9to5Mac –...
  2. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Oyo CJ frees 38 inmates at Abolongo prison – Pulse Nigeria

    The Chief Judge of Oyo State, Justice Munta Abimbola, on Wednesday freed 38 inmates awaiting trial at the Abolongo prison in Oyo town. Abimbola, accompanied by other members of the committee on Administration of Criminal Justice Law, ordered the release of the inmates in exercise of … Read...
  3. Nigeria Business News

    Business Why Emefiele wants banks restricted from access to bonds and treasury bills – Nairametrics

    Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, has sought the restriction of banks’ access to government securities such as bonds and treasury bills. Speaking at the recently-held Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting in Abuja, Emefiele said the apex bank needs to initiate...
  4. Nigeria Business News

    Business FIRS revenue collection will surpass N5.32trn in 2019 -Fowler – Nairametrics

    The Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr Babatunde Fowler, has expressed confidence that the revenue agency will surpass N5.32 trillion revenue collection in 2019. While presenting a paper titled “The imperatives of regulatory processes, procedures, and...
  5. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Cech breaks silence on Chelsea return ahead of Europa League final – Daily Post Nigeria

    Arsenal goalkeeper, Petr Cech has insisted that he has not made any decision on his future. Cech, 37, has been linked with a return to Chelsea, ahead of next week’s Europa League final against the Blues.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Sports News
  6. Nigeria Business News

    Business NBS reveals how prices of foodstuff increased in April – Daily Post Nigeria

    The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), said the average price of some selected food items in the country increased in April. NBS said this in its, “Selected Food Price Watch (April 2019)’’ report released on its website. It said the average price of one dozen of medium-sized … Read more...
  7. Nigeria Political News

    Politics I’m not aware Bulkachuwa’s son campaigned for me, Buhari tells tribunal – Vanguard News

    President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, told the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja that he was not aware that biological son of the President of the.... Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Political News
  8. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Injured Kroos, Ter Stegen sit out Germany qualifiers – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Injured La Liga pair Toni Kroos and Marc-Andre ter Stegen are the biggest names missing from the 22-man Germany squad named on Wednesday for next month’s Euro 2020 qualifiers..... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Get More Nigeria Sports News
  9. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Tottenham vs Liverpool: Alex Iwobi predicts Champions League final – Daily Post Nigeria

    Nigerian Arsenal forward, Alex Iwobi has backed Liverpool to beat Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League final on June 1 in Madrid. Liverpool reached the Champions League final after defeating Barcelona in the.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – Get More Nigeria...
  10. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Super Eagles forward, Onyekuru set to join Bayern Munich – Daily Post Nigeria

    Nigerian forward, Henry Onyekuru, could be set to sign for Bayern Munich this summer. This is according to former media officer of the Super Eagles, Colin Udoh. Udoh tweeted on.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Sports News
  11. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Real Madrid want to swap Gareth Bale for Tottenham’s Christian Eriksen – TODAY.NG

    Gareth Bale could be heading back to Tottenham this summer but at a huge cost to his former club. Bale is surplus to requirements at Real Madrid and the LaLiga giants are reportedly hoping to get him and... Read more via TODAY.NG – Get More Nigeria Sports News
  12. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro FG appoints Dadi-Mamud as new NIS Director – Vanguard News

    President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr. John Dadi-Mamud as the new Director/Chief Executive of the National Institute for Sports (NIS). ... Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  13. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Otedola visits Chukwu in London – Vanguard News

    Billionaire businessman and Chairman of Forte Plc, Mr Femi Otedola, paid a surprise visit to ailing football legend Christian Chukwu at his Wellington Hospital, Circus Road, St John’s Woods London, yesterday..... Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  14. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Two ex-NBA Chairmen, Treasurer arraigned over alleged fraud – Premium Times Nigeria

    Two former chairmen of the Ikeja branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Adesina Ogunlana and Yinka Farounbi were on Wednesday arraigned for allegedly defrauding the association of N20 million. Also arraigned was a former treasurer of the branch, Aderinola Kappo.......... Read more via...
  15. Nigeria Political News

    Politics One week to end of tenure, Ajimobi appoints new Head of Service – Premium Times Nigeria

    Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has appointed Ololade Agboola, as the new Head of Service (HOS). The governor announced this appointment at the State Executive Council meeting held on.... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Political News
  16. Nigeria Political News

    Politics What Buhari told ministers at valedictory FEC meeting – Premium Times Nigeria

    President Muhammadu Buhari used the occasion of the valedictory meeting of the current Federal Executive Council (FEC) to pay tribute to his late Minister of State (Labour), James Ocholi, who died in a car accident along.... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get...
  17. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Buhari orders ministers to work till May 28 – Premium Times Nigeria

    President Muhammadu Buhari has asked ministers to continue in office until Tuesday next week, a day to his inauguration for a second term as Nigeria’s president..... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Political News
  18. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Air Peace to begin flights to Johannesburg, Sharjah in June – TODAY.NG

    Nigerian carrier, Air Peace, says it will begin flight operations to Johannesburg, South Africa and Sharjah, United Arab Emirates next month. Newmsen report that Chairman of Air Peace, Allen Onyema, announced the new routes at the inauguration of the airline’s Board of Directors on Wednesday...
  19. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Katsina mourns as victims of bandits attack are buried – Daily Post Nigeria

    Eighteen victims of the Katsina bandits attack have been buried amid tears in the state. Channels reports that the bodies of the victims were brought from the mortuary of the Katsina General Hospital to receive funeral prayer before the Katsina Emirate Council premises. Leading the funeral...
  20. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Police in Osun confirm release of two kidnapped FRSC officials – The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

    The Police Command in Osun on Wednesday confirmed the release of the two Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) officers, kidnapped in the state on Sunday by gunmen. The Command’s Spokesperson, DSP. Folashade Odoro who confirmed the release of the officers to … Read more via The Guardian...