naija news today 170719

  1. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Nigeria: A Nation In Reverse Separatism By Russel Andrew Crowe – Sahara Reporters

    Calls for the rebirth of the defunct Republic of Biafra have been increasingly heard on the streets of Nigeria in recent times. Following the reunification of Nigeria and Biafra in 1970, the world looked forward to a new Nigeria without the ethnic-tinged political injustices that had alienated...
  2. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports AFCON 2019: Super Eagles set to do battle with Tunisia in third place playoffs –

    Nigeria and Tunisia will square off play in the third placed match of AFCON 2019 as both teams play their final game of the tournament. The Super Eagles were denied going into extra time by a 94th minute winner by Riyad Mahrez which dented their hopes of winning a fourth AFCON title... read...
  3. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Aaron Ramsey Unveiled As A Juventus Player And Will Earn £440,000 A Week (Photos) – Nairaland

    Wales and former Arsenal midfielder, Aaron Ramsey has been unveiled as a Juventus player. The 28-year-old Welshman was officially unveiled by the Italian champions in Turin and was handed the No 8 shirt worn by Claudio Marchisio, Antonio Conte and Didier Deschamps. ‘I wanted the No … read...
  4. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Alex Iwobi Says Super Eagles Will Fight To Finish Third In AFCON 2019 – Naijaloaded

    Super Eagles playmaker, Alex Iwobi, has said that Gernot Rohr’s men will try hard to win the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, third-place bronze match against Tunisia. The 23-year-old Arsenal star believes the game against Tunisia will give the Super … read more via Naijaloaded |...
  5. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Cameroon Sack Manager Seedorf After AFCON 2019 Exit – Naijaloaded

    Former Netherlands midfielder Clarence Seedorf has been sacked as Cameroon coach after the side failed to defend their Africa Cup of Nations title. The former Real Madrid player, 43, had been in charge for under a year. His assistant Patrick Kluivert, … read more via Naijaloaded | Nigeria’s...
  6. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports [Full List] Man City Ranked Best Football Team In The Word – Information Nigeria

    Premier League side, Manchester City has been ranked the best club in the world following Advance analysis Manchester City In their system, every team is given an offensive rating that represents the number of goals it would be expected to score against an average team on a neutral … read...
  7. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Onne Customs Generates N54.1b, With N443m Seizures In 6 Months – Leadership Newspaper

    The Nigeria Customs Service, Port Harcourt Area II Command, Onne Port, has collected a total of N54 billion between January and June 2019 with seizures worth N443.3million in the last six months.... Read more via Leadership Newspaper – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  8. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Gunmen Abduct Three Zamfara Govt Officials – Thisdaylive Newspaper

    Bandits dressed in military uniforms have kidnapped the Zamfara State Director of Budget, Hamza Salihu, killed his deputy, Kabir Ismail, and abducted two of his staff.... Read more via Thisdaylive Newspaper – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  9. Nigeria World News

    World Lagarde, IMF Managing Director Resigns – Thisdaylive Newspaper

    Obinna Chima The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Ms. Christine Lagarde, yesterday officially notified the Executive Board of the Fund of her.... Read more via Thisdaylive Newspaper – Get more World News
  10. Nigeria Business News

    Business Oando, Trafigura Others Win NNPC Oil Swap Contract – Leadership Newspaper

    The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has reportedly offered award letters on Monday for highly sought-after contracts to exchange crude oil for imported fuel, oil industry. According to Reuters, a total of 15 groupings, with at least 34 companies in total, received award letters...
  11. Nigeria Business News

    Business Total’s Ikike project gulps $500 million, says NCDMB – The Guardian Nigeria News

    The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, (NCDMB) has said the execution of Total Exploration and Production Nigeria’s Ikike Field Development Project would gulp at least $500 million and the project is expected to deepen Nigerian Content implementation, create huge … Read more...
  12. Nigeria Business News

    Business Stakeholders Reject Ethiopian Airlines’ Plan to Fly Local Routes in Nigeria – Thisdaylive

    Aviation industry stakeholders have rejected the plan by Ethiopian Airlines to set up a domestic carrier in Nigeria, using local investors. Industry players who spoke to THISDAY described Ethiopian Airlines’ plan as a strategy to sustain its existence amid challenges in the global air travel...
  13. Nigeria Business News

    Business ‘Why foreign airlines retain 80% air traffic share in Nigeria, others’ – The Guardian Nigeria News

    The absence of a functional national carrier in Nigeria, and other African major air markets has been blamed for local airlines’ loss of international air traffic to their foreign counterparts.... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News – Get...
  14. Nigeria Business News

    Business Airline Operators Lament $3bn Annual Capital Flight From Nigeria – Leadership Newspaper

    Operators under the umbrella of Airline Operators Nigeria (AON) have decried 100 per cent dominance of the Nigerian sky by foreign airlines, with capital flight of about three billion dollars. The operators therefore called on the federal government to increase support for indigenous carriers...
  15. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment There’s a New 007 and It’s Not Who You Might Think – AskMen

    Bond. James Bond. As it turns out, the iconic British spy known as Agent 007 will soon be someone else. In the upcoming Bond 25 film starring Daniel Craig, the spy formerly known.... Read more via AskMen – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
  16. Nigeria Political News

    Politics N48bn Assets: Explain Source of Your Wealth, APC Tells Makinde – Thisdaylive

    The Oyo State Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged Governor Seyi Makinde to explain the source of his N48 billion asset made public on Monday. The state chairman of the party, Mr. Akin Oke, said this in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) … Read more...
  17. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Northern Elders, CNG Urge Fulani Herdsmen to Relocate to North – Thisdaylive

    The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) and the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG), have called on Fulani herdsmen living in the various southern states to relocate to the north if their safety can no longer be guaranteed by the state governments where they reside and the … Read more via Thisdaylive...
  18. Nigeria Political News

    Politics It’s easier to register a political party than a limited liability company in Nigeria, says INEC – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Director of Voter Education and Publicity at Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mr. Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, said the power to punish an erring candidate or political parties does not lie with the commission. Osaze-Uzzi said this in Lagos. Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News –...
  19. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Assets Declaration: PDP, Atiku Hail Makinde for Fulfilling Electoral Promise – Thisdaylive

    Chuks Okocha in Abuja and John Shiklam in Kaduna The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate in the 2019 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, yesterday commended the decision of the Governor of Oyo State, Mr. Seyi Makinde, to declare his assets … Read more via Thisdaylive...
  20. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Jonathan, Yakasai seek action on 2014 national conference report – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Former President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday urged the Federal Government to implement the recommendations of the 2014 National Conference to tackle insecurity. He gave the advice after he paid a condolence visit to Pa Reuben Fasoranti, the leader of the Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere...