Thisday Newspaper News Today Tuesday 1st January 2019
Top Nigeria news Dailies Update from Thisday Newspaper News Today 01/01/19
target=_blank>US Embassy Closes Indefinitely, Visa Seekers to Miss Appointments
Alex Enumah in Abuja Many Nigerians who applied for US visa will miss their appointments as the United States embassy in Abuja and its consulate in Lagos have shutdown indefinitely. With this development, applicants for tourist, study, business visas, immigrant visas or any other travel document ,will not be attended to. The US embassy in
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target=_blank>Ribadu Donates 40 Vehicles for Buhari’s Campaign
Former Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Malam Nuhu Ribadu, said he was committed to mobilising Adamawa people with other stakeholders to ensure that President Buhari wins in the state. Ribadu made the commitment yesterday in Yola while inaugurating 40 vehicles donated by his support group, Black Cap Revolutionary Movement, for the mobilisation
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target=_blank>Army Threatens Actions against Subversive Publications
• Deploys 40 trucks, armoured tanks to fight insurgents Kingsley Nwezeh in Abuja The Nigerian Army yesterday said it would begin to monitor and take actions against masterminds of subversive propagandists for their false publications designed to dampen the morale of troops on the war fronts Army’s Director of Public Relations, Brig. Gen Sani Usman,
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target=_blank>Power Sub-station Vandal Arrested
Osita Anazodo, a 32 year-old electrician who hails from Akuiro, Okpuno, Anambra State, attacked a 300KVA distribution sub-station belonging to the Enugu Electricity Distribution Plc (EEDC), located at Ugwuagulu Obiofia, Ozubulu, Anambra State. But a statement revealed that luck however ran out on him as an eye witness who saw him leave the scene on
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target=_blank>We Are Celebrating Shagari, Says Obasanjo
• Saraki, Sambo, govs condole with family Onuminya Innocent in Sokoto Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday condoled the family of the late ex- President Shehu Shagari, describing him as an epitome of personal integrity, commitment, forbearance, forgiveness and faith in God. Also, the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, was among the dignitaries that visited the
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target=_blank>Gencos: Nigeria’s Electricity Market Operating Without Contractual Terms
Power generation companies (Gencos) in Nigeria have alleged that the Transitional Electricity Market (TEM) does not exist. The TEM was unveiled in 2015. The commercial interactions between operators were expected to be backed with contracts such as the Power Purchase Agreements (PPA), Ancillary Agreements, Gas Supply Agreements (GSA), and Vesting Contracts amongst others, under the
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target=_blank>NNPC: PSCs Now Account for Most of Nigeria’s Oil Production
Stories by Chineme Okafor in Abuja Most crude oil produced in Nigeria’s Niger Delta region now come from Production Sharing Contracts (PSCs), a recent report by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has disclosed. The NNPC in its monthly operations and financial report for September 2018, explained that that between August 2017 and August 2018,
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target=_blank>Tinubu Asks Nigerians to Choose Path of Progress
• Glo wishes Nigerians a prosperous new year Former Lagos State governor and All Progressives Congress national stalwart, Bola Tinubu, has asked Nigerians to select the path of forward progress in 2019 as opposed to going backwards to the past that has not helped the nation. This is coming as digital transformation leader, Globacom, has
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target=_blank>Ezekwesili Decries Killing of Soldiers, Demands Independent Probe
The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has expressed concern over reports that 700 Nigerian soldiers were killed in Baga by Boko Haram terrorists. Reports also claimed that over 2,000 Nigerian soldiers were missing. “Although the military and the Presidency have denied the reports, but the serial credibility
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• Senator’s campaign organisation appeals to Abdulsalami’s peace committee Alex Enumah in Abuja and Yekini Jimoh in Lokoja The Nigerian Police Force yesterday insisted that the members of the force deployed to effect the arrest of Senator Dino Melaye at his Abuja residence would not retreat until the senator who is wanted by the police […]
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