9News Nigeria Weekly News Recap – Monday 4th to Saturday 9th November

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Monday, 4th November

  • Cristiano Ronaldo’s Hairdresser Stabbed To Death In A Swiss Hotel Room

A Celebrity hairdresser dubbed “Cristiano Ronaldo’s crimper” has been stabbed to death in a Swiss hotel room.

Ricardo Marques Ferreira was found dead in bed by a cleaner at a hotel in Zurich on Friday.

Cops have confirmed a 39-year-old man has been arrested.

The detainee is…

Read more: https://9newsng.com/breaking-cristiano-ronaldos-hairdresser-stabbed-to-death-in-a-swiss-hotel-room/

  • Lewis Hamilton wins sixth F1 world championship at United States Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton sealed his sixth world drivers’ title with second place in the United States Grand Prix.

The result means Hamilton becomes the second most successful F1 driver of all time – moving him to within one championship of all-time record-holder Michael Schumacher, whose tally of seven is now within his reach.

Hamilton failed in a valiant attempt to…

Read more: https://9newsng.com/lewis-hamilton-wins-sixth-f1-world-championship-at-united-states-grand-prix/

  • Willie Obiano Denies Presence of Evil Spirits in Anambra Govt House

The Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, on Sunday denied reports in some dailies (The Punch not included) purporting that he said there were evil spirits in the state’s Government House.

In a statement by the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, James Eze, Obiano described the story as “false, malicious, misleading and…

Read more: https://9newsng.com/willie-obiano-denies-presence-of-evil-spirits-in-anambra-govt-house/

  • California Governor Appoints A Nigerian As Oil And Gas Supervisor (Photo)

Governor of California, Gavin Newsom, has appointed a Nigerian, Uduak- Joe Ntuk, as the State Oil and Gas Supervisor, responsible for managing the Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources .

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that DOGGR uses science and sound engineering practices to regulate the drilling, operation and permanent closure of energy resource wells…

Read more: https://9newsng.com/california-governor-appoints-a-nigerian-as-oil-and-gas-supervisor-photo/

  • #SexForGrades: UNIPORT Bans Hugging Between Lecturers And Female Students

The University of Port Harcourt, one of Nigeria’s foremost universities, has banned the act of hugging between lecturers and female students in the school in its new policy against sexual harassment. Henceforth, the university says, those found guilty will be punished severely by the school authority.

The Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Ndowa E. S. Lale at the launch of the policy ceremony, which held at…

Read more: https://9newsng.com/sexforgrades-uniport-bans-hugging-between-lecturers-and-female-students/

Tuesday 5th November

  • Sowore Rejects Apostle Suleman’s Bail Offer

Publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore who has been detained by the federal government on account of his Revolution Now protest, has rejected the offer made by President of Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide, Apostle Johnson Suleman, to stand as surety.

9news Nigeria reported earlier…

Read more: https://9newsng.com/sowore-rejects-apostle-sulemans-bail-offer/

  • Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘Lionheart’ Disqualified By Oscar

Nigeria’s 2020 Oscar entry ‘LionHeart’ was disqualified on Monday November 4, for having too much English dialogue.

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The movie which is Nigeria’s first-ever submission to the Academy Awards, was submitted for the international feature film Oscar category. The Academy’s description of an international feature film “is a feature-length motion picture (defined as over 40 minutes) produced outside the…

Read more: https://9newsng.com/genevieve-nnajis-lionheart-disqualified-by-oscar/

  • Nigerians Attack Abba Kyari For Flying To London For President Buhari To Sign A Bill

Nigerians have been expressing their displeasure at the Chief of Staff to the president, Abba Kyari, for flying all the way to London to meet President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the amended Deep Offshore Act.

9News Nigeria had earlier reported on Abba Kyari’s trip to the U.K where it was confirmed that the president signed the…

Read more: https://9newsng.com/nigerians-attack-abba-kyari-for-flying-to-london-for-president-buhari-to-sign-a-bill/

Gov. Umahi Begins Dualization Of International Abakaliki- Afikpo Road On ‘Concrete Technology’ (Photos)

The executive Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. David Nweze Umahi, FNSE, FNATE has commenced construction of Abakaliki – Afikpo Road on “concrete technology”.

Speaking with 9news Nigeria correspondent in Abakaliki, the…

Read more: https://9newsng.com/gov-umahi-begins-dualization-of-international-abakaliki-afikpo-road-on-concrete-technology-photos/

Wednesday 6th November

  • Kanye West’s “JESUS IS KING” Debuts at No. 1 Amid Religious Criticisms

Kanye West now has nine consecutive albums that have debuted at the top of the charts. According to Nielsen Music, the gospel-inspired album sold 264,000 equivalent album units in the US in the first week. Streaming was the majority of that number with the remaining 109,000 in album sales.

Soon after its October 25th release…

Read more: https://9newsng.com/kanye-wests-jesus-is-king-debuts-at-no-1-amid-religious-criticisms/

  • World’s “First Flying Taxi” getting ready to be a reality

Inside an airplane hangar about 20 miles from central Munich, Daniel Wiegand lifted the door of a prototype that he said would become one of the world’s first flying taxis. He’s coy about how much it cost to build — “several million,” he says — but…

Read more: https://9newsng.com/worlds-first-flying-taxi-getting-ready-to-be-a-reality/

  • Brief History of Donald Trump You Must Know About

New York City real estate developer and reality TV star Donald Trump (1946- ) was elected America’s 45th president in November 2016. The billionaire businessman ran as a Republican and scored an upset victory over his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton. Trump began his career working for his father’s real estate development firm, taking over its…

Read more: https://9newsng.com/brief-history-of-donald-trump-you-must-know-about/

  • FG Orders NCC To Reduce Costs Of Data In Nigeria

PRICE of mobile data services must go down, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Pantami, said on Tuesday.

He directed the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to work in concert with telecom operators within one week to achieve the…

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Read more: https://9newsng.com/breaking-fg-orders-ncc-to-reduce-costs-of-data-in-nigeria/

  • Appeal Court sacks APC Senator, Declares PDP Winner

The Court of Appeal has sacked Sen. Dayo Adeyeye of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and declared Senator Biodun Olujimi of…

Read more: https://9newsng.com/breaking-appeal-court-sacks-apc-senator-declares-pdp-winner/

  • President Buhari Sacks Osinbajo’s Aides

President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended some of the aides of Vice-president, Yemi Osinbajo.

According to report, about 35 of the aides were sacked. Osinbajo, it was learnt, had more aides than President Buhari. Some of them were appointed while Osinbajo was…

Read more: https://9newsng.com/breaking-president-buhari-sacks-osinbajos-aides/

Thursday 7th November

  • Nigerian Govt Bans Dana Air

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, has banned the operations of Dana Air by suspending its operating licens.

NCAA’s spokesperson, Sam Adurogboye, announced the suspension in a statement Wednesday.

Read more: https://9newsng.com/breaking-nigerian-govt-bans-dana-air/

  • Osinbajo’s effort to delay sack of 35 aides fail woefully as presidency implements the order

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo’s moves to delay the sacking of his aides were not successful, according to news report reaching 9News Nigeria.

9News Nigeria had earlier on Wednesday reported that about 35 of the aides were sacked. However, the exact number as of the time of…

Read more: https://9newsng.com/osinbajos-effort-to-delay-sack-of-35-aides-fail-woefully-as-presidency-implements-the-order/

  • Gov. Seyi Makinde Appoints Wife As Head Of State Agency For AIDS Control(Photo)

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has appointed his wife, Tamunominini Makinde, to head the Board of the Oyo State Agency for the Control of AIDS (SACA).

The agency is responsible for the control of AIDS in the state.

Read more: https://9newsng.com/gov-seyi-makinde-appoints-wife-as-head-of-state-agency-for-aids-controlphoto/

  • North Korea slams door on Japan PM Abe visit, calls him a ‘moron’

SEOUL (9News Nigeria) – North Korea on Thursday called Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a moron who should not even dream of setting foot in Pyongyang in a state media commentary laden with insults in response to his criticism of the North’s latest weapons test.

North Korea conducted a test of what it…

Read more: https://9newsng.com/north-korea-slams-door-on-japan-pm-abe-visit-calls-him-a-moron/

Friday 8th November

  • Sowore and Bakare Still In Custody, DSS Ignore Court’s Release Order

The Department of State Services on Thursday continued to hold the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr Omoyele Sowore, and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare, despite being served with court’s warrants for the release of the two men.

Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the…

Read more: https://9newsng.com/sowore-and-bakare-still-in-custody-dss-ignore-courts-release-order/

  • Nigerian Govt’s Attack On Media, Third Term Agenda Device – Falana

A human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, has said the attack on free press in the country is over a third term agenda being nursed by the Federal Government.

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Falana spoke in Lagos on Thursday at the public presentation of a book, Testimony to Courage, essays in honour of Premium Times…

Read more: https://9newsng.com/nigerian-govts-attack-on-media-third-term-agenda-device-falana/

  • Osinbajo’s security aides assault Vanguard photographer in Aso Rock

Security aides attached to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo , yesterday manhandled Vanguard newspaper ’s photographer accredited to cover the Presidential Villa, Mr . Abayomi Adeshida, in Abuja.

The incident took place at the State House Banquet Hall, allegedly in the full glare of the vice president who was gracing the…

Read more: https://9newsng.com/osinbajos-security-aides-assault-vanguard-photographer-in-aso-rock/

  • ‘We Can’t Help Osinbajo Because He Has Not Admitted There Is A Problem’ – Afenifere Says

Afenifere, pan- Yoruba socio-political organisation said the options available for Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo is either to fight or resign.

Yinka Odumakin, National Publicity Secretary of the organisation also said it has not decided whether to support the embattled second-in-command because…

Read more: https://9newsng.com/we-cant-help-osinbajo-because-he-has-not-admitted-there-is-a-problem-afenifere-says/

  • Abia North: Orji Kalu reacts as Appeal Court upholds his election

Chief Whip of the Senate, Orji Kalu, has reacted to his victory at the Appeal Court in Owerri, Imo State.

Court of appeal on Thursday led by Justice Stephen Adah, affirmed Kalu’s victory.

Kalu, in a statement by his Media Office said the judgement has vindicated him and a testimony that his people overwhelmingly voted for him.

According to Kalu, the decision of the…

Read more: https://9newsng.com/abia-north-orji-kalu-reacts-as-appeal-court-upholds-his-election/

Saturday 9th November

  • No One Is Too Powerful For Me To Control — Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Friday declared that he was in absolute control of his government and that there is no one too powerful for him to handle.

He also confirmed the sacking of some aides of his deputy, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, saying it was done as part of the cost-cutting moves of his government.

The president, in his…

Read more: https://9newsng.com/no-one-is-too-powerful-for-me-to-control-buhari/

  • Religion now a burden and source of violence in Nigeria – Kukah

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto State, Matthew Kukah, has cautioned the Federal Government on the proposed move to regulate social media.

Kukah, who was spoke on Friday at the convocation lecture of Achievers University, Owo, Ondo State, said the proposed move could hinder freedom of speech.

He noted that a…

Read more: https://9newsng.com/religion-now-a-burden-and-source-of-violence-in-nigeria-kukah/

  • Man arrested while attempting to sell son for N5m in Lafia

Commandant of NSCDC in the state, Mahmud Fari described the situation as very unfortunate.

He told Channels Television that Ayuba is not a first time offender as he once sold his daughter to someone in Owerri.

“I was moved to tears when I learnt that a…

Read more: https://9newsng.com/just-inman-arrested-while-attempting-to-sell-son-for-n5m-in-lafia/

  • Pope Francis Announces Retirement Of Archbishop Onaiyekan, Appoints Replacement

Pope Francis, on Saturday, announced the retirement of His Eminence, John Cardinal Onaiyekan as the Archbishop of Abuja Dioceses.

According to report, this was made known through a telephone interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), by Mr Josef Ishu, department of…

Read more: https://9newsng.com/breaking-pope-francis-announces-retirement-of-archbishop-onaiyekan-appoints-replacement/

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