naija news today 220819

  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro The four police men who shot and killed unarmed suspects in Lagos have been dismissed and remanded in prison custody – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    The four policemen Involved in extrajudicial killings in Lagos State, where two unarmed suspects were shot dead at point bank range have been dismissed, charged to court and remanded in prison custod.... Read more via Linda Ikeji’s Blog – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  2. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Nigerians Stranded In Benin Republic As Nigerian Government Shuts Seme Border – The Trent Newspaper

    Nigerians, as well as foreigners, were deprived entry into the country through the Seme border, Lagos, for the better part of Wednesday, August 21, 2019, following information that the border had been shut..... Read more via The Trent Newspaper – Get More Nigeria...
  3. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Niger Deltans React to Akpabio, Keyamo’s Appointments As Ministers For The Region – Sahara Reporters

    Residents of Niger Delta region have expressed mixed views on the appointments of Godswill Akpabio and Festus Keyamo as Minister and Minister of State respectively for the Ministry of Niger Delta..... Read more via Sahara Reporters – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  4. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Woman Escapes With Daughter’s Corpse In Ondo Hospital After Maltreating Her – Sahara Reporters

    A woman, who abused her child to the point of death, has escaped with the girl’s corpse at the Ondo State Specialist Hospital in Akure, the capital, Sahara Reportersjust learnt..... Read more via Sahara Reporters – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  5. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Police: Sokoto lawmaker kidnapped – TODAY

    The police in Sokoto State have confirmed the abduction of Aminu Bodai, a member of the state House of Assembly, by gunmen in Bodai village of Dange/Shuni Local Government Area of the state.... Read more via TODAY – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  6. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro 512 Nigerian students studying on Chinese scholarship – Official – Premium Times Nigeria

    A total of 512 out of the 6,845 Nigerian students currently studying in China, are on Chinese government scholarship as at 2019, an official said. The Press Officer in the Embassy of China in Nigeria, Sun Saixiong, said this in a statement in Abuja.... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria –...
  7. Nigeria Political News

    Politics How Nigeria’s economy has improved under Buhari – Finance Minister – Premium Times Nigeria

    Nigeria has improved in major indices of economic growth, the finance minister, Zainab Ahmed, told the National Economic Council (NEC) on Thursday..... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Political News
  8. Nigeria Political News

    Politics I’ve paid you back, for voting massively for me – Buhari tells Kaduna, Kano – Vanguard News

    President Muhammadu Buhari, Wednesday commended Kaduna and Kano states for their support during the February 23rd presidential election, noting that he has paid back by giving them two substantive positions in his council.... Read more via Vanguard News – Get More...
  9. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports US Open: Djokovic could face Federer in semis, Nadal in final – Vanguard News

    Top-ranked defending champion Novak Djokovic could face Roger Federer in the semi-finals and Rafael Nadal in the final under the US Open draw unveiled Thursday at Flushing Meadows.... Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Sports News
  10. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports US Open: Serena, Sharapova to clash in first round blockbuster – Vanguard News

    Serena Williams will begin her quest for a seventh US Open title and record-tying 24th Grand Slam victory against long-time rival Maria Sharapova in the US Open women’s singles draw unveiled Thursday..... Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Sports News
  11. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro President Buhari: We’ve invested about N1.3 trillion on education since 2015 – TODAY

    President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration has invested close to N1.3 trillion in the education section since he came into office in 2015. The figure is exclusive of funds spent on overhead and.... Read more via TODAY – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  12. Nigeria Business News

    Business NNPC claims Nigeria owes it N797bn — NEITI – Vanguard News

    The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI, today, stated that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, is claiming that it is owed N797 billion by Nigeria, comprising the Federal, State and Local Governments... Read more via Vanguard News –...
  13. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Super Eagles star Samuel Chukwueze recieves prestigious award in Spain – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Super Eagles of Nigeria star, Samuel Chukwueze won Villarreal’s Revelation Player of the 2018-2019 season during the club’s Peña Pardals Grocs Awards.... Read more via Linda Ikeji’s Blog – Get More Nigeria Sports News
  14. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Another Nigerian Obinna Stanley Ayanele robbed, murdered in South Africa – Legit Nigeria News

    A Nigerian from Imo state, Obinna Stanley Ayanele, has been murdered in Johannesburg, the capital of South Africa. The deceased was killed some criminals who also robbed him in his shop located in the.... Read more via Legit Nigeria News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  15. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro 45 days detention: Falana in court, seeks date for hearing in Sowore’s application – Newtelegraph

    Human rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, SAN, on Thursday, prayed the Federal High Court, Abuja, to give him a date for hearing in his application regarding Mr Omoyele Sowore’s, Convener, #RevolutionNow protests detention.... Read more via Newtelegraph – Get More Nigeria...
  16. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Police Finally Identify Ekweremadu’s Attackers – Naijaloaded

    The attackers of the former deputy senate president, Dr Ike Ekweremadu have been identified by Bavaria state police in Germany. An official of the foreign affairs ministry in Abuja said that the.... Read more via Naijaloaded – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  17. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Senator Abbo Sues Facebook User For Calling Him ‘Gay’, ‘HIV Patient’ – Tori News

    Senator Elisha Abbo has dragged Nurudeen Kama, a former aide to former Adamawa State Governor Jibrilla Bindow, to court over a Facebook post he claimed was aimed at defaming him.... Read more via Tori News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  18. Nigeria Business News

    Business Nigerians To Pay More For Electricity Consumption by 2020 – NERC – Naijabizcom

    The Federal Government of Nigeria through the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has increased the tariff payable by power consumers across the country.... Read more via Naijabizcom – Get more: Nigeria Business News
  19. Nigeria Business News

    Business Q2 2019: Jumia records €17.3m profit, sacks staff over improper sales practices – Newtelegraph

    Jumia Technologies AG on Thursday announced that it has recorded a gross profit of €17.3 million, a 94 per cent year-on-year (yoy) increase for the second quarter of the year which ended on June.... Read more via Newtelegraph – Get more: Nigeria Business News
  20. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin set for their wedding in September (see photo of wedding invite) – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin's long awaited second wedding for family and friends will hold in South Carolina on September 30. Though where the wedding will be holding was not revealed in a sneak peek... Read more via Linda Ikeji’s Blog – Get more Nigeria...