naija news today 051219

  1. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports EPL: Dele Alli reveals why Tottenham lost 2-1 to Man Utd, disappointed Mourinho – Daily Post Nigeria

    Tottenham Hotspur forward, Dele Alli, has said they lost to Manchester United on Wednesday night, because of “arrogance and overconfidence”. Spurs saw their winning streak under Jose Mourinho ended at Old Trafford, with a 2-1 defeat in the Premier League. ... read more via Daily Post...
  2. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Customs arrest suspects ‘using caskets to smuggle fuel’- Official – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Nigeria Customs Service has said it intercepted 19 ‘jerrycans’ of petrol concealed in two caskets by suspected smugglers. The caskets were being smuggled to a neighbouring country, an official said. The Public Relations Officer of Ogun Area Command, Abdullahi Maiwada, said the operations...
  3. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Pipeline explosion in Lagos – Premium Times Nigeria

    A pipeline explosion has occurred occurred in a Lagos community. The explosion occurred near Gloryland Estate, Isheri Olofin, Egbe-Idimu Local Council Development Area of Lagos. A video shared by residents of the area showed many residents running for … Read more via Premium Times Nigeria –...
  4. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Tammy Abraham Scores As Chelsea Returns To Winning Ways – Information Nigeria

    Chelsea striker, Tammy Abraham, marks his return from injury by scoring the opening goal against Aston Villa during their domestic league clash at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday. Although the host restored parity just before the halftime break before youngster Mason Mount found the back …...
  5. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Onyema’s Indictment: Northern Youths To March To US Embassy In Nigeria – Nairaland

    NORTHERN youths have revealed plans to mobilize its members across the Northern States for the peaceful rally at the US embassy over the alleged US$20million indictment of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace, Barr. Allen Onyema by United States Department of Justice raising concern...
  6. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Man saved from jumping off Third Mainland Bridge – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Another tragedy was averted on Wednesday December 4, as operatives of the Rapid Response Squad stopped a man from jumping off the Third Mainland Bridge. The man who was taken to Adekunle Police Station before his family was contacted, was talked into giving life another chance by the …...
  7. Nigeria World News

    World Royal staff ‘want to banish Prince Andrew from the Royal Family’s Christmas Day church outing – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    Royal staff could ban Prince Andrew from attending the Royal Family’s Christmas Day church service over fears of protests, a royal source has revealed. Courtiers are understood to be concerned that sex abuse campaigners could infiltrate the crowds, keeping the glaring spotlight on the Duke …...
  8. Nigeria Business News

    Business FG slams N135bn fraud charge on Senator Ubah, Capital Oil – Newtelegraph

    The Federal Government has filed a N135 billion fraud charge against the Senator representing Anambra South at the National Assembly, Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah, at a Federal High Court in Lagos. Ubah is facing a four-count charge before Justice Nicholas Oweibo, alongside his firm, Capital Oil and...
  9. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Justin Timberlake breaks silence on hand-holding pics and apologises to wife – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    Justin Timberlake has finally broken his silence after he was pictured holding the hand of Alisha Wainwright. The 38-year-old actor and singer was seen on a night out getting cosy with his 30-year-old Palmer co-star as she stroked his thigh and he held her hand, during the … via Welcome To...
  10. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Burna Boy leads Apple’s top 10 streamed songs in 2019 –

    Nigeria's Afro-fusion artist Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy, has topped the 2019 list of Apple Music's most-streamed artists. The data recently released by Apple Music features artists in sub-Sahara Africa. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the songs on the list...
  11. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Governor Emmanuel Udom loses his father – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Governor Emmanuel Udom of Akwa Ibom State has reportedly lost his father, Pa Gabriel Emmanuel Nkanang. He died at the age of 90 on Sunday December 1. The Akwa Ibom Governor’s aide, Aniekeme Finbarr said the burial arrangements will be announced by the family. “Gabriel Nkanang, the eldest son...
  12. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Sowore’s Mother Appeals To Buhari, DSS To Release Her Son – Information Nigeria

    Mrs. Esther Kehinde Sowore, the mother of the #RevolutionNow convener, Omoyele Sowore, has appealed to President Buhari and the Department of State Services (DSS) to release her son since he has fulfilled his bail conditions. Omoyele Sowore Despite being ordered to be released by court...
  13. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Liverpool make history, hit five in brilliant derby win – P.M. News

    Divock Origi was a Merseyside derby hero again with two goals as Liverpool won a frantic clash with Everton 5-2 at Anfield on Wednesday night. The Belgian kicked off the scoring after just six minutes of the Premier League meeting with a sweet touch and finish from Sadio … read more via...
  14. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Mourinho’s return to Old Trafford ends in defeat Man United beat Tottenham in tough EPL tie –

    Man United vs Tottenham ended 2-1 in favour of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side in Jose Mourinho's return to Old Trafford. A double for Marcus Rashford was enough for the Red Devils to shoot themselves above Spurs on the table as Dele Alli scored his side's only goal..... read more via
  15. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro ‘Churches need to stop showing favouritism towards rich people’ – Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi – Laila’s Blog

    A former Minister of External Affairs, Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi, has advised Nigerian churches to stop showing favouritism to rich with questionable source of wealth. Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi...... Read more via Nigeria News | Laila’s Blog – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  16. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro NAFDAC officials raid facility where ladies peel their skin (video) – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Some officials of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control have raided the skin care outlet in which a lady was spotted ‘peeling’ her skin in a water filled with a "greenish chemical". Recall that in a video shared earlier by LIB, a woman was seen lying nearly naked …...
  17. Nigeria World News

    World George Zimmerman sues Trayvon Martinâs family and prosecutors for $100 million – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    George Zimmerman, the watchman who shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in 2012, has filed a $100 million lawsuit against Trayvon’s family, a publishing firm and a law enforcement agency for defamation and "malicious prosecution." The former Florida neighbourhood watchman filed the suit...