naija news today 170519

  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Gombe Govt constructs 3 special hospitals in 8 years – Daily Trust

    The Gombe State Government has constructed and equipped three specialised hospitals within eight years, Dr Kennedy Ishaya, the state Commissioner for Health, has said. Ishaya disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria ... Read more via Daily Trust – Get More Nigeria...
  2. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Okorocha a great achiever – Osinbajo – Daily Trust

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has described Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state as a great achiever and a pride to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Speaking at the.... Read more via Daily Trust – Get More Nigeria Political News
  3. Nigeria Business News

    Business Emefiele reveals 5-year plan for Nigeria – Daily Post Nigeria

    Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele says CBN in the next five years, will aggressively pursue policies that will further diversify the Nigerian economy. Emefiele said this in an interview with.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – Get more...
  4. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Another ‘Yahoo boy’ sent to prison for fraud, loses proceeds to FG – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has secured the conviction of Adiabokpa Emmanuel before Justice M.G.Umar of the Federal High Court, sitting in Benin City, Edo State. Emmanuel was convicted on a one-count charge of impersonation contrary to.... Read more via Daily Post...
  5. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Gov. Lalong elected as Chairman of Northern Governors Forum – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong, has emerged as Chairman of the Northern Governors Forum for the next four years. He was elected by his counterparts during the meeting of the..... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Political News
  6. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Fani-Kayode hails Tinubu’s alleged presidential ambition – The Guardian Nigeria News

    A chieftain of the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Femi Fani-Kayode Friday commended the reported ambition of national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu to run for the office of Nigeria president in 2023...... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News –...
  7. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Akpabio Is Free To Join Any Political Party, Says Court – Channels Television

    A file photo of Senator Godswill Akpabio. Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court in Abuja says former Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio, can move from one party to another..... Read more via Channels Television – Get More Nigeria Political News
  8. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Griezmann hard to replace but Atletico go on without him – Simeone – Vanguard News

    Diego Simeone admitted on Friday it will be very difficult to replace Antoine Griezmann after the striker said he wants to leave Atletico Madrid. Griezmann Griezmann announced publicly on Tuesday that.... Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Sports News
  9. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Transfer: Allegri reportedly moving to English Premier League – Daily Post Nigeria

    Outgoing Juventus manager, Massimiliano Allegri could join Premier League giants, Manchester United or Tottenham Hotspur in this summer transfer window..... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Sports News
  10. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports ‘Sad and disappointed’ Osaka pulls out of Rome in French Open scare – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka shows her hand as she gives a press conference to announce that she has withdrawn from her WTA Masters tournament tennis in Rome at the.... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Get More Nigeria Sports News
  11. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Ramadan: 80 persons arrested in Kano for eating in public – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Islamic Sharia police also known as Hisbah, in Kano State has detained 80 people accused of eating in public, rather than fasting from dawn to sunset as Muslims are required to do during the.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  12. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Regina Daniels Smoking Shisha With Husband By Her Side At A Nightclub – Nairaland

    Star actress, Regina Daniels was caught on camera smoking Shisha at the club. Some claim they also saw Marijuana 'weed' in the video too while she was... Read more via Nairaland – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
  13. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro NAFDAC To Hunt Down Drug Hawkers In FCT – Naijaloaded

    Mrs Clementina Anyakora, Director, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), FCT, says the agency will begin to clamp down drug hawkers in the.... Read more via Naijaloaded – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  14. Nigeria Political News

    Politics CBN Gov Sets Up Panel To Revive 50 Textile Firms – Tori News

    The move is contained in the technical cooperation proposal for revamping the cotton, garment and textile sector in Nigeria.... Read more via Tori News – Get More Nigeria Political News
  15. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Real Madrid ‘complete signing of Eintracht Frankfurt striker Luka Jovic in £52.4million deal’ – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Spanish club, Real Madrid have reportedly completed the signing of Serbian and Eintracht Frankfurt striker, Luka Jovic for £52.4million. According to Sky in Germany, the 21-year-old signed a five-year contract with the Spanish giants, which will earn him £43.7m (€50m) in total a year.... Read...
  16. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Shuwa community in Adamawa under Boko Haram attack – Tribune Online

    The Shuwa village which is seven kilometers away from Michika both in the northern senatorial district in Adamawa is under a serious bombardment by Boko Haram insurgents. According to an account of an eye witness, the attack has placed the..... Read more via Tribune Online –...
  17. Nigeria World News

    World Here are a few arguments for and against abortion in the wake of Georgia/Ohio’s heartbeat bill and Alabama’s anti-abortion bill – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    There has been massive outrage after the Georgia Governor Brian Kemp on Tuesday signed into law a “heartbeat” bill, banning abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy. There has also been massive support from some quaters too. Georgia isn’t he only state implementing the “heartbeat” bill...
  18. Nigeria Business News

    Business Nigeria: Power generation drops to 2,447mw – Journal du Cameroun – Journal du Cameroun

    Electricity generation in Nigeria dropped by 1,682mw on Monday from 4,129.2mw recoded on Sunday. According to the data from the Nigeria Electricity System Operator, an arm of the Transmission Company of Nigeria, power generation in the country was 2,441mw as of 6.00 am on Monday.... Read...
  19. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Stay off ‘Loom Money Nigeria’, SEC warns – TheCable

    The Securities and Exchange Commission has warned Nigerians against “fraudsters” currently running an online investment scheme tagged “Loom Money Nigeria.’’ Mary Uduk, acting director-general of the commission.... Read more via TheCable – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  20. Nigeria Business News

    Business After 18 years, MTN lists on NSE — adds N1.83trn to market cap – TheCable

    MTN Nigeria has finally been listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange. The telecommunications giant was listed on the industries sector of the national bourse, 18-years after its first investor call was made by Pascal Dozie, the brain behind the Diamond Bank. “Our MTN Chairman & CEO have been...