Thisday Newspaper News Today Tuesday 8th January 2019
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target=_blank>APC Crises Worsen, Court Nullifies All River’s Primaries
Orders INEC to remove names of candidates from ballot Party, Cole head to appeal court Ernest Chinwo in Port Harcourt A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has declared illegal, null and void the direct and indirect primaries conducted by factions of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State. The court also restrained
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target=_blank>Workers’ Protest over Minimum Wage Begins Today
Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has directed its 36 state councils, affiliate unions and friendly groups, including Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to mobilise for the commencement of nationwide mass protest over the failure of the federal government to transmit the N30,000 minimum wage implementation bill to the National Assembly. Also debunking
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target=_blank>Fixing Nigeria’s Dilapidated Oil Pipelines
Chineme Okafor reviews a new report that revealed that Nigeria’s petroleum products pipelines are in a state of disrepair and need to be fixed or replaced The outcome of a study commissioned by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to determine the operational status of the country’s network of petroleum products pipeline it manages and
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target=_blank>Too Close for Comfort
Ojo Maduekwe writes that the appointment of Amina Zakari to head the Independent National Electoral Commission 2019 elections collation centre is threatening the credibility of the electoral commission, which is already accused as being under the influence of the presidency The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the presidency are bickering again over the choice of
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target=_blank>OPEC Cuts, Stable Equity Markets Push Oil Price to $58
Ejiofor Alike with agency reports Crude oil prices climbed for a fifth session in a row to hit $58 yesterday, rallying from last December 2018’s 18-month low, thanks to the production cuts by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and more stable equity markets. Oil has gained nearly 12 per cent since last Monday,
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target=_blank>Rosatom: Nigeria’s Nuclear Technologies Pact with Russia Comprehensive
Chineme Okafor in Abuja Nigeria’s existing nuclear technology agreement with Russia will not just enable the former generate more electricity for her domestic economy, but also help improve her healthcare; science; industry and agriculture sectors, Russian State Nuclear Energy Corporation Rosatom has stated. According to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Rosatom Central and Southern Africa,
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target=_blank>Gunmen Waylay former S’Court Justice, Mamman Nasir, Kidnap Orderly, Driver
Former justice of the Supreme Court and president of the Court of Appeal, Justice Mamman Nasir, was yesterday waylaid by gunmen, who took away his orderly and driver. The incident, THISDAY gathered, occurred a few kilometres from Katsina, the capital of Katsina State. It was learnt that the gunmen had wanted to kidnap the former
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target=_blank>Buratai in Battlefield, Military Launches Offensive against ISWAP, Terrorists
Boko Haram captures Borno village Kingsley Nwezeh in Abuja The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. General Yusuf Buratai, was at the battlefield to provide direction and boost the morale of fighting soldiers as the military launched air and ground offensive against terrorists in Borno State yesterday. However, as the military intensifies attacks against the
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target=_blank>Buhari Apppoints New NFIU Director
Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja nominated Modibbo Hamman Tukur as a Director of the Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU). Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, in a statement, said Tukur’s appointment was in accordance with the provision of Section 5(1) of the Nigerian Financial
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Teleology Pulls Out of 9mobile
Emma Okonji Barely, two months after Teleology Holdings received approval to take over the operations of 9mobile as the preferred bidder, Teleology Holdings has expressed its dissatisfaction with the business relationship with its local partner, 9mobile Nigeria, and has decided to pull out from the 9mobile project, THISDAY has learnt. Investigation has further revealed that […]
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