Thisday Newspaper News Today Friday 14th December 2018
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target=_blank>22 House Members Move to Return Nigeria to Parliamentary System of Govt
Shola Oyeyipo in Abuja The House of Representatives Thursday passed the first reading of a bill initiated by 22 members seeking to return Nigeria to parliamentary system of government. A group of bi-partisan lawmakers, numbering 22, who are members of the lower chambers of the National Assembly, addressed journalists yesterday in the House of Representatives
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target=_blank>Your Loyalty will Be Rewarded in 2019, Buhari Assures Supporters
Shola Oyeyipo in Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to reward members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who work for his victory in 2019 presidential election. Buhari made the pledge on Wednesday night when the Buhari Support Organisation (BSO) launched “Together Nigeria,” to support the president’s re-election bid at the old Banquet Hall of
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target=_blank>OPL 245: FG Sues Shell, Eni for $1.1bn
Chineme Okafor in Abuja with agency reports The federal government Thursday filed a $1.1 billion lawsuit against Royal Dutch Shell and Eni in a commercial court in London over a 2011 deal involving Oil Prospecting Lease (OPL) 245. The OPL 245 oilfield is also at the heart of an ongoing corruption trial in Milan in
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target=_blank>Obasanjo: Don’t Instigate Press War, Fani-Kayode Warns Presidency
Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja Former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, Thursday warned the presidency not to instigate a press war, saying taking former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, to the cleaners over his political views could attract a comprehensive retaliation from Obasanjo’s camp. Fani-Kayode, who served under Obasanjo, said the presidency ought to treat the
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target=_blank>WTO Lists Benefits of AfCFTA for Nigeria, Others
Obinna Chima in Geneva, Switzerland The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has expressed its support for the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), saying the initiative will catalyse intra-African trade. The Director of Information at WTO, Mr. Keith Rockwell, said this during an interview with THISDAY, at an ongoing seminar for journalists from Africa, Asia and
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target=_blank>House Members Threaten to Boycott Buhari’s Budget Presentation Wednesday
Shola Oyeyipo in Abuja Some members of the House of Representatives have threatened to boycott the next Wednesday’s presentation of 2019 budget estimates by President, Muhammadu Buhari, over a comment by the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udo Udoma, blaming the National Assembly for the delay in the presentation of the budget. Barring
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target=_blank>Magu: I Have Only One House
Akinwale Akintunde Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu, Thursday told an Ikeja High Court that contrary to the claim by the Department of State Security (DSS) that his wife has two houses in the Maitama area of Abuja, he has just one house in Kano and Abuja. Magu disclosed
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target=_blank>Buhari Appoints Hassan as New Minister of Environment
Shola Oyeyipo in Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of a Surveyor, Suleiman Hassan, as the Minister of Environment. Until his appointment on December 13, 2018, Hassan was the Minister of State in the Federal Ministry of Power Works and Housing. According to a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari
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target=_blank>PDP, CUPP: INEC Plotting to Create Illegal Polling Centres in Chad, Niger
No diaspora voting in 2019, electoral umpire assures Adedayo Akinwale and Udora Orizu in Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party’s Presidential Campaign Organisation (PPCO), has condemned the alleged plot by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Muhammadu Buhari Presidency to rig the 2019 general elections by creating illegal polling centres in Chad and Niger
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Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has denied endorsing President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election bid. In a statement issued by the Special Assistant in charge of Media and Communications to the CAN President, Pastor Adebayo Oladeji, the Christian body described as fake, the report that President Buhari has been chosen after CAN […]
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