nigeria news today 220518

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    Buhari, Atiku Shouldn’t Contest Presidency In 2019 – Northern Coalition – Nairaland

    The Coalition of Northern Groups on Monday in Kaduna asked President Muhammadu Buhari and former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, who are above 70 years, not to contest the presidency of the country in 2019. The group said such leaders were responsible for where the country found itself, adding...
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    Nigeria: Why Nigerians Want Buhari, APC Out in 2019 – Opposition – nigeria – Allafrica News

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said the real reason most Nigerians would vote against the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration led by President Muhammadu Buhari is the degeneration in economic, security and social situations in our nation and the anti-people policies imposed on...
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    After 4 days in prison, Senator Jang reportedly pays off prison electricity bill – Naija Ng

    The former governor of Plateau state and senator representing Plateau north senatorial district, Jonah David Jang, has reportedly paid off the outstanding electricity bills of Jos prison where he has been locked up since Wednesday, May 16. Jang was remanded in prison after his...
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    Pinnick hails Moses, advises focus on World Cup – BusinessDay : News you can trust

    President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Melvin Pinnick has congratulated Super Eagles’ ace Victor Moses following the utility player’s triumph in the English FA Cup with Chelsea FC at the weekend. A lone strike from the penalty spot by Eden Hazard against … read more via...
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    Governor Bello Gifts Barrister 33 Million Naira For US Scholarship – Stella Dimoko Korkus.com

    Gov. Yahaya Bello grants Fatima Bombom Sani full scholarship worth $93,000 (33.48 million naira) at Colombia Law School, USA upon our intervention. Details shall be available on mainstream media.God bless GYB for his prompt benevolence. God bless our brainy Fatima Sani God bless Kogites and...
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    Politics Senator Omo-Agege Drags Saraki And The National Assembly To Court Over Mace Theft – Stella Dimokoko

    The lawmaker representing the Delta Central Senatorial District, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has dragged the National Assembly to court over its investigation into the invasion and mace snatching at the Senate chamber on April 18, 2018. The senator made this known to our correspondent on Monday...
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    Afenifere Declares Support For Obasanjo’s Move To Kick Out Buhari – Stella Dimoko Korkus.com

    Afenifere leader, Pa Fasoranti, on Monday drummed support for former president Olusegun Obasanjo’s opposition to the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration. Fasoranti, after meeting with the former president, said his visit was historic and first in about 20 years.He commended...
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    Unai Emery set to be appointed new Arsenal manager replacing Arsene Wenger – BBC Sport

    Arsenal are set to appoint Unai Emery as their new manager. Manchester City assistant manager and former Gunners captain Mikel Arteta was strong favourite to succeed Arsene Wenger. Emery emerged as the unanimous choice following … read more via BBC Sport – https://ift.tt/2IT5TO9 Get More...
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    Should governors take over the payment of fuel subsidy? – Punch Newspapers

    I doubt if it is practicable for governors to take over the payment of fuel subsidy. However, I can appreciate the frustrations and worries of the governors. We have continuously argued that a situation in which there is no transparency in … Read more via Punch Newspapers –...
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    Adeyeye denies joining APC – Vanguard News

    A former National Publicity of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Dayo Adeyeye has described as falsehood the reports flying around that he has joined the All Progressives Congress (APC). Fomer PDP National Publicity Secretary, Dayo Adeyeye Adeyeye had last week dumped the ruling...
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    Ekiti APC gov primary was a charade, says group – Vanguard News

    A pressure group within Ekiti State All Progressives Congress, APC, Ekiti Newbreed Politicians Association, ENPA, has described the May 12 governorship primary election of the party, which produced Dr. Kayode Fayemi, as “a charade,” noting that it will explore all legal means to make the victory...
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    Oby Ezekwesili: Nigerians deserve right to quality leadership – TODAY.NG

    The Convener of the Red Card Movement and onetime Education Minister, Mrs Obiageli Ezekwesili, says Nigerians deserve the right to enjoy quality leadership and good governance. Ezekwesili said this at the South-East regional launch and rally................ Read more via TODAY.NG –...
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    Nigeria Needs Five Vice Presidents And A Six-Year Terms For Presidents, Soludo – Sahara Reporters

    A Nigerian economics professor and a former Governor and chairman of the board of directors of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Charles Chukwuma Soludo, on Monday called for a single term of six years for the country’s presidents. He made this call at … Read more via Sahara Reporters –...
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    REVEALED: In Seven Years, Only 10 of 177 Grand Corruption Cases Led To Convictions– Sahara Reporters

    Only 10 of the 177 grand corruption cases across the country between 2000 and 2017 have resulted in convictions, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has said. Releasing a report on corruption cases in Nigeria and how … Read more via Sahara Reporters –...
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    China To Scrap Birth Limit Before 2019 – Leadership Newspaper

    China is planning to scrap all limits on the number of children a family can have, according to people familiar with the matter, in what would be a historic end to a policy that spurred countless human-rights abuses and left the world’s second-largest economy short of workers. … Read more...
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    Trump attacks ex-CIA chief over ‘hit job’ Russia probe – Capital News

    President Donald Trump attacked the probe into possible collusion between his campaign and Russia as a “political hit job” on Monday, as a part of a mounting White House effort to paint the probe as politically motivated. In the latest salvo from Trump’s administration and his Republican Party...
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    Fernando Torres Leads 20-man Atletico Madrid Squad To Face Super Eagles In Nigeria – P.M express

    Atletico Madrid star, Fernando Torres, is top on the list of 20 players selected by Coach Diego Simeone for Tuesday’s GOTV Max Cup challenge against the Super Eagles’ B team in Uyo. Torres officially played his last competitive game for the La Liga giants on Sunday, scoring two goals. …...
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    Suspected herdsmen kill SSS officer, soldier in Benue ambush – Premium Times Nigeria

    Suspected herdsmen have struck again in central Nigerian state of Benue, killing at least one State Security Service (SSS) personnel while abducting two others, multiple security sources familiar with the incident have told PREMIUM TIMES. At least one soldier was also killed in the attack …...
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    ICPC denies clearing civil servant of fraud – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, (ICPC) has denied clearing all allegations of fraud against a staff of the Federal Ministry of Education, Stephen Ola. Mr Ola had in a statement on May 16 claimed he was unjustly detained by Nigeria’s State … Read...
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    Fashola, Gov Obiano Inspect 2nd Niger Bridge – P.M.EXPRESS

    Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, was received by the Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano, as he inspected the progress of work at the site of the 2nd Niger Bridge under construction. The post Fashola, Gov Obiano Inspect 2nd Niger Bridge appeared first on...
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