Thisday Newspaper News Today Monday 17th December 2018
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target=_blank>Naira Gains Marginally Across Market Segments
The naira appreciated slightly against the United States dollars across various segments of the foreign exchange (forex) market yesterday on sustained supply of the greenback by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Specifically, on the Bureau De Change (BDC) segment, the local currency strengthened by 0.82 per cent to close at N361 to a dollar,
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target=_blank>All-Share Index Year-to-date Decline Hits 19.8%
By Goddy Egene It was another week of negative performance at the stock market as the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) All-Share Index went down further by 0.63 per cent to close at 30,672.79, while market capitalisation depreciated by 0.58 per cent to close at N11.204 trillion. Year-to-date the index has declined by 19.8 per cent.
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target=_blank>Navy Civil Military Relations Extends to Otta Town
The Naval Training Command (NAVTRAC) recently extended a hand of fellowship to the people of Otta Town in Ogun State as part of its civil-military relations. The support came in the form of a medical rhapsody that saw over 500 community people, including children, who are the hosts of the Nigerian Navy (NN) School of
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target=_blank>Insurgency: Deepening Global Collaboration with Allies
The recently held International Air Power seminar that was organised by the Nigerian Air Force, was an opportunity to deepen collaboration with allies, as over 20 forces from all over the world gathered in Nigeria to discuss and find practical ways to reinvigorate the fight against insurgency given the changing dynamics of warfare. Chiemelie
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target=_blank>Ikpeazu: Abia Economic City Will Boost Manufacturing in Nigeria
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State in this interview speaks about the Abia Economic city, a hub expected to create over 200,000 jobs at take-off. The initiative is also expected to be a rallying economic point of global reference due to its proposed planning. Charles Ajunwa and Ahamefula Ogbu bring the excerpts: What do you
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target=_blank>Garlands for Equestrian Enthusiasts
The Saddle Club Ikeja, Lagos, recently celebrated its 51St anniversary with equestrian games for beginners and seasoned riders. Ayodeji Ake who attended the event reports that the winners of the tournament went home with gold, silver and bronze medals For the uninitiated, the Saddle Club Ikeja, Oregun, Lagos, is the go-to place for horse lovers. They have been
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target=_blank>BOKO HARAM AND MULTICULTURALISM IN THE NORTHEAST
Monday letter1 There is an important lesson to be learnt, rather regrettably, from the scorched-earth terrorism that Boko Haram and other suchlike terror groups have been promoting all over the world and the fallout from this lesson has made people like Marie Le Pen, Donald Trump, Viktor Urban, myself, and a lot of other well-meaning
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target=_blank>TACKLING THE YELLOW FEVER OUTBREAK
MONDAY EDITORIAL The renewed outbreak is a wake-up call to be more proactive Nigeria has been experiencing sporadic outbreaks of Yellow fever since September 2017 when the first case was confirmed in a seven-year old child in Ifelodun Local Government of Kwara State. But the latest reports, which indicate that there are suspected cases of the disease in no fewer than seven states of the country, is
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target=_blank>NIGERIA AND THE WASTED YEARS
Monday letter2 There was a time when I too believed in President Muhammadu Buhari. Fed up with the system and the way things were going, I was desperate for a change at the top of our country. Yet by now it is clear as day that we didn’t receive change, we received more of the
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HIDING BEHIND THE ELECTORAL BILL
Monday comment1 President Buhari declined assent to the new electoral bill in his enlightened self-interest, writes Shuaib I. Shuaib It should not have come as a surprise to anyone that the push to determine the law governing the 2019 general elections has itself turned into a mini-political contest. All the signs were there. The National […]
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