Thisday Newspaper News Today Sunday 6th January 2019
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target=_blank>Coordinator: No Corruption Claim against Atiku Has Been Substantiated
Seriki Adinoyi in Jos The Plateau State Coordinator of the Atiku Nationwide Project, Dr. Solomon Gushibet, has dismissed the sleaze allegations being made in some quarters against the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, saying no case has been established against him. Gushibet queried why Atiku was going about his
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target=_blank>Melaye, Relax, Police is Still Your Friend
The lingering stand-off between Senator Dino Melaye and the police is laughable. Importantly, it ridicules the institutions that both parties represent, writes Olaseni Durojaiye When the nation thought it had seen the worst of brazen, unprofessional conduct on the part of the Nigeria Police Force under the current leadership of Ibrahim Idris, the latest standoff
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target=_blank>S’East Govs: We’ll Resist Attempt to Use Security Agencies to Rig Election
Warn army against professional misconduct Benjamin Nworie in Abakaliki The South East Governors’ Forum yesterday noted that it would resist any attempt to use security agencies, especially the Nigerian Army to rig the 2019 general election under the guise of Operation Python Dance III Consequently, the forum asked the Nigerian Army to be more professional
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target=_blank>Health Minister Seeks Review of NHIS Act
Kingsley Nwezeh in Abuja The Act establishing the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) requires a comprehensive review in order to make it work more efficiently, Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has said. Speaking in a media interview in Abuja, the minister said the weak structure of the act establishing the scheme was the reason
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target=_blank>Expectations, Projections for the Economy in 2019
As 2019 begins with hopes and aspirations, there are expectations from the federal government to better the economy with a view to making it have more meaningful impact on Nigerians. Kunle Aderinokun looks at the key indicators that will characterise the economy and determine its fortunes this year The economy appears to have lost its
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target=_blank>Mambilla Power Project and the Unanswered Questions
With the controversy trailing the handling of the $5.7billion Mambilla hydropower project, which is expected to reduce the nation’s power problem to the barest minimum, Raheem Akingbolu writes that the project has not only suffered a setback, but is causing the country a huge loss to litigation and other avoidable expenses The Minister of Power,
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target=_blank>Obaseki Awards Contracts for Reconstruction of 140 Roads
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has awarded contracts for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of 140 roads in different parts of the state. Obaseki named Agho Streets (First and Second) and Erumwunse Street in Ekehuan axis of Benin City, among the road contracts recently awarded, noting that work would commence before the end of January
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target=_blank>2019: CAN Declares January 10 National Day of Prayer
Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja Ahead of the general election scheduled for February and March, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared January 10 as a National Day of Prayers for peaceful, free, fair and credible poll. CAN said the day would also be used to pray for the freedom of Leah Sharibu and others
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target=_blank>True, Election Shouldn’t Be Do-or-Die Affair
President Muhammadu Buhari said in the week that election should generally not be a do-or-die affair. Earlier before that, he had allayed people’s fears and enjoined them not to approach the election with the kind of fear that is being exhibited lately. Besides, he had also said weeks ago that his commitment to a free,
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Onuminya Innocent in Sokoto Amid political uncertainty ahead of the 2019 general election, the National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje at the weekend paid separate visits to former Sokoto State Governor, Senator Aliyu Wamakko. During the visits on Friday, the two leaders […]
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