Here is the major news summary from Nigerian newspapers online today being 19th of November 2019 of breaking news, trending news in Nigeria, and breaking top news in Naija today for the Nigeria News today headlines.
Nigeria News Today 2019 Nov 19th 2019
You are a monumental failure, PDP blasts Aregbesola as tenure ends
Buhari, Sultan, Sanusi speak on Nigeria’s unity
Presidency reacts to APC bye-election victories in Bauchi, Katsina, Kwara
NDLEA intercepts 581 million Tramadol tablets in 2 days
Titi Abubakar: How I met my husband, Atiku
‘FCT students deserve bursary increase’
Lagos remains prosperity gateway for Nigerians – Ambode
The police in Enugu State have arrested a 21 year-old student for allegedly killing her baby soon after delivery.
The spokesman for the Police Command in Enugu State, SP Ebere Amaraizu, in a statement on Sunday said the suspect, Sandra Dimbo, allegedly carried out the action at Royal Lodge, Agbani, Nkanu West Local Government Area, on Saturday.
“It was gathered that the mother of the late infant was said to have given birth to the baby on Nov. 17 and allegedly killed the child immediately after birth inside her room before the arrival of neighbours.
“It was further gathered that on that fateful day, the cry of a baby was heard in the suspect’s room which attracted neighbours to her room but they could not gain access until they forced themselves in.
The Kano State Fire Service said fire has destroyed 77 temporary shops at Kasuwar Kurmi (‘Yan Gumama) Market in Kano.
The Spokesman of the State Fire Service, Alhaji Saidu Mohammed told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano on Sunday that 70 of the shops were razed down completely.
“we received a distress call early hours of (Sunday morning) at about 07:35 a.m from one Aliyu Ibrahim that there was fire outbreak at the market.
”On receiving the information, we quickly sent some of our personnel and fire fighting vehicle to the scene of the incident at about 07: 43 a.m to quench the fire so as not to affect other shops,“ he said.
The spokesman said that 70 of the shops were completely razed down while seven shops were saved due to the quick intervention of the firemen.
The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), said it recovered N28.48 billion from debtors of Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) in-liquidation as at Dec. 31, 2017.
Alhaji Umaru Ibrahim, NDIC’s Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer said this in the Corporation’s 2017 Annual Report, a copy of which was made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Abuja.
Ibrahim said the sum was higher than the N28.16 billion realised in 2016.
“To date, a total of N125.13 million was realised from debtors of closed Microfinance Banks (MFB) as at Dec. 31, 2017.
“Debt recoveries from Primary Mortgage Banks (PMBs) increased by 22.60 per cent from N195.17 million in 2016 to N239.27million in 2017.
President Muhammadu Buhari will today between 5pm and 8pm unveil what his presidential campaign council called ‘The Next Level’ to Nigerians at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.
The INEC Timetable and Schedule of Activities for the 2019 general elections indicated that formal campaigns for presidential and National Assembly elections begin today, Nov. 18.
Festus Keyamo, Director, Strategic Communications for the President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation, said the ‘Next Level’ is one of two documents the president will present today ahead of full blown campaign.
“President Muhammadu Buhari has decided to first showcase his achievements and projections for the next four years to Nigerians before the official flag-off of the campaigns.