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Radisson Blu opens second hotel in Lagos

Radisson Blu opens second hotel in Lagos

Radisson Blu opens second hotel in Lagos
Reps give committee 8 weeks to investigate sharp practices in housing sector

Reps give committee 8 weeks to investigate sharp practices in housing sector

The House of Representatives mandated its committee on housing to conduct an investigative public hearing on alleged fraudulent practices in the housing sector. The committee is expected to report back within eight weeks.

Reps give committee 8 weeks to investigate sharp practices in housing sector
EFCC moves to uncover how $500m Abacha loot reportedly went missing under GEJ administration

EFCC moves to uncover how $500m Abacha loot reportedly went missing under GEJ administration

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has begun an investigation to uncover how over the sum of $500 million recovered from the late Gen Sani Abacha’s family was diverted. The cash was repatriated from slush accounts.

EFCC moves to uncover how $500m Abacha loot reportedly went missing under GEJ administration
Trouble for APC chieftain, director as FG files charges against them over 86 cars, 4 houses and quarry

Trouble for APC chieftain, director as FG files charges against them over 86 cars, 4 houses and quarry

The director of finance and account in the federal ministry of power, works, and housing, Ibrahim Tumsah and his brother and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Tijani Tumsah, are in trouble with the government.

Trouble for APC chieftain, director as FG files charges against them over 86 cars, 4 houses and quarry
Nigerian lawmakers begin investigation on $21bn lost revenues from oil groups

Reps begins investigation on alleged $21bn lost revenues from oil groups

The minister of state for petroleum, Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu was quoted to have said that the government had failed to enforce a legal provision entitling it to a greater share of crude sales once the price exceeded $20 a barrel.

Reps begins investigation on alleged $21bn lost revenues from oil groups
Buhari, other African leaders to attend Weah’s inauguration in Liberia

Buhari, other African leaders to attend Weah’s inauguration in Liberia

The chief protocol officer in Liberia said other current and past leaders from around the world were expected to grace the occasion scheduled to hold at the 35,000-capacity Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex in Monrovia.

Buhari, other African leaders to attend Weah’s inauguration in Liberia
Herdsmen attacks : Tinubu blames past administrations as Sultan defends Miyetti Allah (Newspaper review)

Benue killings: Sultan comes to Miyetti Allah’s defense, says group is not responsible for attacks (Newspaper review)

In order to keep our esteemed readers updated on the latest national developments, NAIJ.com has undertaken an in-depth analysis and summary of the main headlines of various mainstream Nigerian newspapers for today, January 19.

Benue killings: Sultan comes to Miyetti Allah’s defense, says group is not responsible for attacks (Newspaper review)
We don’t need cattle colonies; we are handling herdsmen, farmers successfully - Southwest state tells FG

We don’t need cattle colonies; we are handling herdsmen, farmers successfully - Southwest state tells FG

The cattle colonies being proposed by the fed govt to address the clashes between herdsmen and farmers has been rejected by the Osun state govt. The development was made public by the state’s commissioner for information.

We don’t need cattle colonies; we are handling herdsmen, farmers successfully - Southwest state tells FG
2019: INEC assures Nigerians of credible elections, says each vote will count

2019: INEC assures Nigerians of credible elections, says each vote will count

The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, has given assurance that Nigerians will determine which candidate will win in the 2019 general elections and future polls in the country.

2019: INEC assures Nigerians of credible elections, says each vote will count
2019 election: Buhari, Osinbajo to open southwest campaign office on January 20

2019 election: Buhari, Osinbajo to open southwest campaign office on January 20

The minister of communication, Adebayo Shittu is expected to on Saturday, January 20, open southwest campaign office to actualise the second term bid of President Muhammadu Buhari and vice president Yemi Osinbajo.

2019 election: Buhari, Osinbajo to open southwest campaign office on January 20
Buhari's aide drops bombshell, says 67% of Nigerians live below poverty line

Buhari's aide drops bombshell, says 67% of Nigerians live below poverty line

Uwais called on stakeholders to partner with the initiative, saying that the complex issues facing Nigeria would be met with comprehensive solutions by collective efforts to invest in the strongest and most promising sector.

Buhari's aide drops bombshell, says 67% of Nigerians live below poverty line
How to start a business in Nigeria: Watermelon farming case

How to start a business in Nigeria: Watermelon farming case

There is no need to think twice whether watermelon farming is a good idea - it is. You may take some time to prepare to starting the business or just open Jiji.ng and do it now. Simply install the Jiji App now to start.

How to start a business in Nigeria: Watermelon farming case
Buhari organisation sends important message to Atiku, other presidential aspirants

Buhari organisation sends important message to Atiku, other presidential aspirants

The Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO) has sent a vital message to former vice president Atiku Abubakar and other presidential aspirants to forget about their ambitions as there is no vacancy in Aso Rock in 2019.

Buhari organisation sends important message to Atiku, other presidential aspirants
Good news as Yobe government approves monthly salary for 500 medical students

Good news as Yobe government approves monthly salary for 500 medical students

Governor Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe state on Thursday, January 18, approved the placement of additional 110 medical students on monthly salary of Grade Level 07. The government had earlier approved salary for 390 medical students.

Good news as Yobe government approves monthly salary for 500 medical students
Troops recover 100 stolen cows in Plateau amid reported threats from Miyetti Allah

Troops recover 100 stolen cows in Plateau amid reported threats from Miyetti Allah

Soldiers attached to the special military task-force, codenamed Operation Safe Haven have recovered 100 cows allegedly stolen by suspected rustlers in Plateau state. The alleged theft of the cows was confirmed the army.

Troops recover 100 stolen cows in Plateau amid reported threats from Miyetti Allah
Have you heard about the new best way to buy airtime and data in Nigeria?

Have you heard about the new best way to buy airtime and data in Nigeria?

Naija Pay is the easiest and most comfortable way to purchase airtime and data in Nigeria without having to worry about extra charges or commissions. Join the winning Naija Pay family today and enjoy all the advantages today.

Have you heard about the new best way to buy airtime and data in Nigeria?
Tension in N/Delta as Ijaw youths tackle Mobil over court judgment, threaten to shut down major oil terminal

Tension in N/Delta as Ijaw youths tackle Mobil over court judgment, threaten to shut down major oil terminal

The IYC has threatened to shut down the Forcados oil terminal, if Mobil oil company does not obey a judgment delivered by a Federal High Court, which asked it to pay the sum of N1.430 billion to Odimido federated communities.

Tension in N/Delta as Ijaw youths tackle Mobil over court judgment, threaten to shut down major oil terminal
Why we picked Obasanjo as presidential candidate in 1999 - Lamido

Why we picked Obasanjo as presidential candidate in 1999 - Lamido

Lamido said that the search of a true national leader who could placate the southwest for the annulment of the June 12, 1993 presidential elections believed to have been won by the late MKO Abiola led to the emergence of Obasanjo.

Why we picked Obasanjo as presidential candidate in 1999 - Lamido
Anti-grazing law unfortunate - Adamawa government says as it registers 64 grazing reserves

Anti-grazing law unfortunate - Adamawa government says as it registers 64 grazing reserves

Also describing the anti-open grazing law introduced by some state government as “unfortunate", the commissioner for livestock production, Salihu said such laws would not solve the lingering farmers/herdsmen crisis.

Anti-grazing law unfortunate - Adamawa government says as it registers 64 grazing reserves
Why herdsmen/farmers clashes are still going on - Tinubu reveals, tells Nigerians way forward

Why herdsmen/farmers clashes are still going on - Tinubu reveals, tells Nigerians way forward

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has stated that the herdsmen attacks on farmers had persisted because the problem was not decisively dealt with by past administrations.

Why herdsmen/farmers clashes are still going on - Tinubu reveals, tells Nigerians way forward
Politics can never be a game; neither should Nigeria - Tinubu delivers profound lecture to citizens

Politics can never be a game; neither should Nigeria - Tinubu delivers profound lecture to citizens

The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has stated that politics is not and can never be a game. According to Tinubu, politics can never be a game because it determines governance.

Politics can never be a game; neither should Nigeria - Tinubu delivers profound lecture to citizens
Popular media disowns report which claims Nigerians have shown unprecedented level of patience with Buhari

Popular media disowns report which claims Nigerians have shown unprecedented level of patience with Buhari

The Economist has disowned a report which claims that Nigerians have shown unprecedented level of patience with President Muhammadu Buhari. The widely-circulated report was also described as 'fake news' by the Presidency.

Popular media disowns report which claims Nigerians have shown unprecedented level of patience with Buhari
Members of APC are already feeling defeated under Oyegun’s chairmanship - Party chieftain Kpodo tells Buhari what to do ahead of 2019

Members of APC are already feeling defeated under Oyegun’s chairmanship - Party chieftain Kpodo tells Buhari what to do ahead of 2019

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Richard Perekeme Kpodo, has appealed to President Muhhamadu Buhari to involve the states in the selection and approval of nominees for positions in boards and ministries.

Members of APC are already feeling defeated under Oyegun’s chairmanship - Party chieftain Kpodo tells Buhari what to do ahead of 2019
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