naija news today 290519

  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Pregnant Woman, 9 Others Injured From Stampede At Ihedioha’s Inauguration – Leadership Newspaper

    At least 10 people, including a pregnant woman, were injured from stampede during Imo Gov. Emeka Ihedioha’s inauguration on Wednesday in Owerri. A member of the medical team for the inauguration, Dr Francis Igwe, confirmed the figure to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Owerri. … Read...
  2. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Oyo State Governor Cancels School Fees, Donates Salary To Teachers’ Pension – Nairaland

    The joy of the crowd that filled the ancient Obafemi Awolowo Stadium, Liberty Road, Ibadan, knew no bounds as they witnessed the inauguration of Engr. Oluseyi Abiodun Makinde and Engr Rauf Aderemi Olaniyan as the new governor and deputy governor of Oyo State. The stadium was filled almost to …...
  3. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports French Open: Nadal powers on in Paris, Tsitsipas battles through – Vanguard News

    Rafael Nadal continued the strong start to his bid for a record-extending 12th French Open title on Wednesday with a comfortable victory over German qualifier Yannick Maden, while Stefanos Tsitsipas had to dig deep to reach round three..... read more via Vanguard News –
  4. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro UPDATE: How Bad Weather Almost Killed Obasanjo, Others Aboard Ethiopian Airlines – Sahara Reporters

    Olusegun Obasanjo, former Nigerian president and other Nigerians escaped death on Wednesday at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that other prominent Nigerians in the Ethiopian airline passenger aircraft, Boeing 777-300, included the Director...
  5. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro You’ll have yourself to blame – CCB warns politicians refusing to declare assets – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) has advised public office holders at federal and state levels to declare their asset before assuming offices, in their own interest. Mr Daniel Okafor, CCB Anambra Director, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on … Read more...
  6. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro EFCC arrests Zamfara SSG’s brother with N60m in cash – The ScoopNG

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Murtala Muhammad, reportedly a younger brother to Abdullahi Shinkafi, the Secretary to the Zamfara State Government, with N60 million in his car. Backstory: The Commission released a statement saying that its Sokoto zonal command...
  7. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Saraki, Ekweremadu visit Bauchi Gov, Bala Mohammed [PHOTOS] – Daily Post Nigeria

    Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and his deputy Ike Ekweremadu, are in Bauchi to meet the new governor, Bala Mohammed. The duo arrived at the Government House at about 3pm after the governor was sworn-in. Mohammed was a former Senator and FCT Minister. Meanwhile, the governor has lamented …...
  8. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Buhari jets out of Nigeria a day after inauguration – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari will leave the country on Thursday to attend the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Summit in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. The president will be departing the country 24 hours after he was sworn for the second term in … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria...
  9. Nigeria Political News

    Politics May 29: Why foreign leaders stayed away from Buhari’s inauguration – Jonathan’s ex-aide, Omokri – Daily Post Nigeria

    Former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri has given reasons he claimed made foreign leaders stay away from President Muhammadu Buhari’s inauguration. Buhari, who was on Wednesday sworn-in for a second at the Eagles Square in Abuja, had very few foreign dignitaries. However...
  10. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Obasanjo back in Abeokuta home after escaping plane crash [VIDEO] – Daily Post Nigeria

    President Olusegun Obasanjo is back at his residence in Abeokuta, Ogun State. His spokesman, Kehinde Akinyemi, told DAILY POST that the former leader was hale and hearty. “He is very fine and in good shape, there was no crash”, he said on phone. In a video shared … Read more via Daily Post...
  11. Nigeria World News

    World Nigerians divided now – US – Daily Post Nigeria

    The U. S Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Stuart Symington, has called on Nigerians to live in peace and unity irrespective of religious or ethnic affiliation. He said unlike before, there is religious tolerance in the country. The Ambassador stated this on Tuesday evening in Abuja at the … Read...
  12. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Jaywon Heavily Disgraced On Instagram After He ‘Compared Himself With Davido’ – TooXclusive

    If there is the need to identify any Nigerian male artiste who constantly falls victim of ridicule in the hands of online trolls, then it has to be Jaywon.... Read more via TooXclusive – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
  13. Nigeria Political News

    Politics El-Rufai Sworn In The Second Time As Governor Of Kaduna. His Full Speech – Nairaland

    Governor Nasir Ahmad Elrufai has just been sworn in as the Governor of Kaduna State, which marks his second term in that office.... Read more via Nairaland – Get More Nigeria Political News
  14. Nigeria Political News

    Politics President Buhari Ends Swearing In Ceremony Without An Inaugural Speech – Nigerian Entertainment Today

    President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in this morning at about 10:45am at Eagle Square, Abuja but he didn’t give any inaugural speech. The reason seems to be due to the fact that the government, through the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, had promised that the swearing-in ceremony …...
  15. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Ex-President, Obasanjo Escapes Plane Crash – Plus TV Africa

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo escaped what could have ended as a plane crash in Lagos on Wednesday. According to NAN, the ex-president was among the 393 passengers who were on board....… Read more via Plus TV Africa – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  16. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Weeping Blogger, Blessing Okoro claims Onye Eze’s boys arrested her, threatening her life (Video) – YabaLeftOnline

    Embattled Relationship Blogger, Blessing Okoro has claimed that Onye Eze, the real owner of the house which she claimed she built on her birthday sent his boys to arrest her and not the Police.... Read more via YabaLeftOnline – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  17. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro More Pictures From Lagos-Ibadan Express Ghastly Accident, Shops Burnt Down – Nairaland

    According to a Ealier report about Lagos - ibadan express way in which Two petrol tankers collideband burn down bus, cars and many other properties..... Read more via Nairaland – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  18. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Obasanjo, 392 others escape plane crash – Newtelegraph

    Former President Olusegun Obasanjo escaped what could have ended as a plane crash in Lagos on Wednesday. According to NAN, the ex-president was among the 393 passengers who were on board an.... Read more via Newtelegraph – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  19. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Ubi Franklin flaunts his Presidential Inauguration invite – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    MMMG boss, Ubi Franklin early hours of this morning showed off his invite to the presidential inauguration. Ubi showed the invite off on his insta-story. Well maybe to pepper.... Read more via Ladun Liadi’s Blog – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
  20. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Regina Daniels introduces ‘ex-boyfriend’, Somadina to her husband – YabaLeftOnline

    Wife of Ned Nwoko, Regina Daniels, seems to have just introduced her ‘rumored ex-boyfriend’ Somadina Adichie to her Billionaire Husband, Nwoko. The introduction happened during a lunch which was hosted by the couple to entertain some celebrities and.... Read more via YabaLeftOnline –...