naija news today 280818

  1. stato

    World Vodacom debuts Africa’s first commercial 5G service in Lesotho – Ventures Africa

    Africa’s leading communications company, Vodacom Group has launched the first commercial 5G service in Africa. The service will be operational in... Read more via Ventures Africa – Get more World News
  2. M

    Metro I killed Okada rider because of N100, man tells court – Punch Newspapers

    An accused, Toyin Ajakaye, has told an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court that he killed an Okada rider, Omoniyi Are, because of disagreement over N100. Toyin told the court that he... Read more via Punch Newspapers – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  3. M

    Metro Woman shocked to find giant python in her car engine – Laila’s Blog

    A woman was left in a state of shock after finding a giant python hiding inside the engine of her car. The woman was forced to call... Read more via Laila’s Blog – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  4. S

    Politics Why Nigeria’s latest GDP dipped – Experts – Premium Times Newspaper

    With latest National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) gross domestic product (GDP) report showing the country’s economic growth declined –0.45 per cent points from 1.95 per cent in the... Read more via Premium Times Newspaper – Get More Nigeria Political News
  5. S

    Politics Ekiti in diaspora beg Oni to withdraw suit against Fayemi – Vanguard Newspaper

    A group, Ekiti Coalition for Change in the diaspora has appealed to former Governor Segun Oni to discontinue the suit filed by former Governor Segun Oni against the.... Read more via Vanguard Newspaper – Get More Nigeria Political News
  6. S

    Politics Ex-Minister Babatope: I won’t allow Asiwaju Tinubu interfere in Osun election – TODAY.NG

    A former Minister of Transport, Chief Ebenezer Babatope, on Tuesday said he will resist any form of interference in the forthcoming governorship election in Osun State by... Read more via TODAY.NG – Get More Nigeria Political News
  7. stato

    World This 117-year-old woman might be the oldest person in the world – The Boston Globe

    Julia Flores Colque still sings with joy in her indigenous Quechua tongue and strums the five strings of a tiny Andean guitar known as the charango, despite a recorded age of... Read more via The Boston Globe – Get more World News
  8. curator

    Business Stripe, Visa join $8 million Series A round in African payments startup Paystack – Nairametrics

    Paystack, a Nigeria-based startup providing payments tools to businesses in Africa, has raised $8 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Stripe.... Read more via Nairametrics – Get more: Nigeria Business News
  9. curator

    Business NSE: Stocks gain 0.58% – Premium Times Newspaper

    Trading on Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) closed on a positive note on Tuesday, with Total Oil leading the gainers’ table. The crucial market indicators appreciated... Read more via Premium Times Newspaper – Get more: Nigeria Business News
  10. W

    Entertainment Hundreds pay respects as Aretha Franklin lies in state – Punch Newspapers

    Fans queued en masse on Tuesday to pay their respects to legendary US singer and “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin, whose body lay in a golden casket dressed in.... Read more via Punch Newspapers – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
  11. W

    Sports Mesut Ozil to resume training and expected to be in contention for Arsenal return against Cardiff – Metro

    Mesut Ozil was expected to resume training on Tuesday and is likely to be in contention to make his Arsenal return against Cardiff at the weekend. The Gunners secured their first... Read more via Metro – Get More Nigeria Sports News
  12. W

    Sports Luiz Admits To Enjoying Life After Conte At Chelsea – Complete Sports Nigeria

    Brazil defender David Luiz says that he is enjoying a new lease of life as Chelsea player under new manager, Maurizio Sarri, and he is optimistic of becoming a better... Read more via Complete Sports Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Sports News
  13. M

    Sports See English Premier League Table After Week 3 Games

  14. M

    Politics Adeosun’s Forged NYSC Certificate Not Corruption Matter – Femi Adesina - Daily Post Nigeria

    Presidency on Tuesday said that the alleged forged National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) certificate of the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun is not a corruption matter. Sagay, who is the chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, PACAC, had in an interview said the...
  15. M

    Metro IPOB declares general strike on September 14 over Biafra – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    Pro-Biafra agitators, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) have declared general strike across the South-east and South-South geo political zones and other areas where... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  16. M

    Metro Police arrest two suspects for rituals in Lagos – Punch Newspapers

    The Police Command in Lagos State says it has arrested two suspects who were allegedly involved in rituals at Ijanikin area of Lagos. The command’s Spokesman, CSP Chike Oti, said... Read more via Punch Newspapers – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  17. S

    Politics INEC submits details of adjusted N143bn election budget – Punch Newspapers

    The Independent National Electoral Commission has submitted its recommended adjustments to the 2019 election budget as requested by the National Assembly Joint.... Read more via Punch Newspapers – Get More Nigeria Political News
  18. stato

    World Ugandan Army arrests soldiers for beating Bobi Wine and other MPs – Standard Digital News

    Soldiers involved in the beating of Ugandan lawmakers and civilians over their alleged role in a stoning of President Yoweri Museveni’s convoy have been arrested.... Read more via Standard Digital News – Get more World News
  19. stato

    World Google defends search policy following Trump accusations – Engadget

    In response to accusations tweeted today by Donald Trump, Google has issued a statement saying that it doesn't tailor its search results based on political ideologies.... Read more via Engadget – Get more World News
  20. curator

    Business Toyota Confirms $500 Million Investment In Uber – Ubergizmo

    It was reported yesterday that Toyota might decide to invest $500 million in Uber for self-driving cars. The report wasn’t immediately confirmed by either company but it has... Read more via Ubergizmo – Get more: Nigeria Business News