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Good Morning Nigeria: Nigerian News Headlines for Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

Good Morning Nigeria, Here are Nigerian News Headlines for Tuesday, May 21st, 2019 complied by Okay Nigeria for your reading pleasure.

1. Naira Marley remanded in prison custody

The federal high court in Lagos has remanded Azeez Fashola, a Nigerian musician also known as Naira Marley, in prison custody pending bail application.

Okay Nigeria understands that the Naira Marley will be kept in the prison until May 30.

2. FG announces activities to hold on June 12 as Democracy Day

The federal government (FG) has announced activities that are scheduled to hold June 12, Nigeria’s first Democracy day.

Okay Nigeria understands that May 29 still remains a public holiday and President Muhammadu Buhari will be sworn in on the same day.

3. Lobi Stars coach, Solomon Ogbeide, collapses, dies

Solomon Ogbeide, the head coach of Lobi Stars, has died after he collapsed on Monday afternoon, Okay Nigeria reports.

Ogbeide had complained of body weakness and dizziness which resulted to him rushed to the hospital where he died.

4. Buhari hosts Tinubu, others to iftar dinner in Saudi [Photos]

Preisdnet Muhammadu Buhari on Monday evening hosted to a Iftar dinner national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.

Okay Nigeria understands that the president also received Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar and Emir of Kazaure, Dr. Najib Hussaini Adamu, Alhaji Isma’ila Isa Funtua and others.

5. Naira Marley in prison custody — EFCC reacts to his fake release

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has refuted reports going rounds on social media that Azeez Fashola, a Nigerian musician also known as Naira Marley, has been released.

Okay Nigeria reports that Justice Oweibo ordered that he be remanded in prison custody until May 30 for bail application.

Thats all for today, catch for Latest Nigerian News on Okay Nigeria.




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Muhammad A. Aliyu

Muhammad Ameer Aliyu, is a prolific journalist who joined Okay Nigeria in 2015 with the aim staying committed to bringing more positive growth to the digital news platform. He is the Senior editor at Okay Nigeria.

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