Thisday Newspaper News Today Friday 7th December 2018
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target=_blank>2019 Elections Result will Reflect People’s Will, Buhari Reassures
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja said he understood the yearnings of Nigerians and strongly believed in the collective dream for a greater country, assuring that all would be done to ensure that results of 2019 elections reflected the will of the people.He made the remark while receiving the Letter of Credence from Ambassador of
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target=_blank>Kachikwu: Nigeria to Take Decision on Refineries’ Upgrade December 15
Chineme Okafor in Vienna, Austria The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, Thursday disclosed that the board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) will on December 15, hold further discussions with investors to decide whether to continue with the planned upgrade of the country’s refineries in Warri, Port Harcourt and Kaduna,
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target=_blank>Nigerian Military Needs N9bn Annually for Shoes, Boots, Says Bureau
Buratai transfers promoted officers to North-east Iyobosa Uwugiaren in Abuja The Director General of the Defence Research and Development Bureau, Abuja, Jumo Osahor, has said the Armed Forces of Nigeria need about N9 billion to provide military boots annually to meet soldiers’ kitting needs. This is coming as the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen.
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target=_blank>Boko Haram: Nigeria Seeks Saudi Arabia’s Support to Combat Extremist Islamic Ideology
Michael Olugbode in Maiduguri The federal government has pleaded with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) to come to the aid of Nigeria by assisting in combating the extremist Islamic ideology among the youth in the North-east, which gave birth to the Boko Haram insurgency. The Saudi Monarch, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, has also donated
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target=_blank>Gowon Seeks Social Welfare Fund for Elderly Persons
Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja A former Head of States, General Yakubu Gowon (rtd), has expressed support for the institutionalisation of a special intervention fund for the elderly in the country. He made the call yesterday in Abuja at the National Conference on ageing citizens organised by the Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older
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target=_blank>Ganduje $5m Bribery Scandal: Kano Court Stops Assembly’s Probe Panel
Ibrahim Shuaibu in Kano A Kano High Court presided over by Justice Ahmed Tijjani Badamasi Thursday in Kano granted an Order of Injunction restraining the Kano State House of Assembly’s Investigative Committee from further investigating the $5million bribery allegations involving Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje. It should be recalled that the court had earlier ordered the
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target=_blank>Buhari Congratulates Obiano, Adimora
Shola Oyeyipo in Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, for his recognition by Pope Francis for his efforts at ensuring social harmony, good neighbourliness and willingness to help individuals, institutions and other states. Buhari has also congratulated Chief Obi Adimora for his recognition by the Pope. The president’s congratulatory
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target=_blank>Four South-east APC Governorship Candidates Visit Aso Rock
Shola Oyeyipo in Abuja Four governorship candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in South-east states visited Aso Rock presidential villa Thursday. The candidates who had a closed-door meeting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, declined to reveal the purpose of their visit, insisting that it was a private affair. The four APC candidates that visited
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target=_blank>House Passes Bill to Make June 12 National Holiday
Shola Oyeyipo in Abuja The House of Representatives has adopted the report of the Committee of the whole to officially make June 12 a national holiday. The legislative work titled: “A Bill for an Act to Amend the Public Holidays Act, Cap. P40 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004, was co-sponsored by Hon. Edward
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Shola Oyeyipo in Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that his government will continue to stick to the tenet of excellence in its endeavors. President Buhari, who gave the assurance Thyursday when he conferred the 2018 prestigious Nigerian National Order Merit (NNOM) award on Professor Olufemi Obafemi at the Council Chamber, State House Villa, […]
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