Thisday Newspaper News Today Friday 11th January 2019
Top Nigeria news Dailies Update from Thisday Newspaper News Today 11/01/19
target=_blank>Buhari to Campaign in 36 States, Says He Will Win
Hits the road on Saturday with Bauchi Govs absent at council inauguration, party explains their presence not necessary Omololu Ogunmade and Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The All Progressives Congress (APC) has set out campaign plans that will see President Muhammadu Buhari visiting all the 36 states of the federation with a grand finale rally in
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target=_blank>Dogara: Northern Elders’ Conspiracy of Silence Fuelling Insecurity
Secondus asks APC leaders to explain source of wealth Iyobosa Uwugiaren and Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, Thursday said northern elders were not doing enough to end the insecurity in the region, contending that their conspiracy of silence fuelled the escalation of the challenge. Dogara spoke
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target=_blank>Fashola Takes over N100bn Sukuk Infrastructure Bond
Fund earmarked for 28 roads in six geopolitical zones Chineme Okafor in Abuja The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, was Thursday in Abuja handed the second tranche of the federal government’s N100 billion sovereign Sukuk bond initiated to fund about 28 key road projects across the country. Speaking at the handover
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target=_blank>INEC Enumerates Seven-step Procedure for Voting on Election Day
You must guarantee credible polls, German govt tells commission Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Thursday released the steps a voter would take to cast their vote on Election Day during the general elections, starting with the presidential and National Assembly polls on February 16. This is as the German government
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target=_blank>Foreign Airlines Earned $1.7bn from Ticket Sales in 2018
Chinedu Eze Foreign airlines operating in Nigeria sold tickets worth about $1.7 billion from January to December 2018, THISDAY investigations have revealed. The amount indicated that there was an increase in sales in the second half of 2018, buoyed by passenger surge during the yuletide, as the foreign airlines sold tickets worth $800 million in
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target=_blank>General Elections: Nigeria May Turn to Killing Field, Odinkalu Warns
• Politicians stock-piling arms, ex-militant leaders reveal Segun James in Lagos and Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City A former chairman of the Nigerian Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Dr. Chidi Odinkalu, has raised the alarm that there were enough arms in the hands of private citizens in the country to create a killing field if next
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target=_blank>Ten Feared Dead in Kogi Communal Clash
Yekini Jimoh in Lokoja No fewer than 10 people were feared dead in a renewed communal clash between Ebirra Mozun and Bassa-Komu ethnic groups in Bassa Local Government Area (LGA) of Kogi State. This latest incident followed the recent return of the Ebirra people who were displaced from their various communities due to the crisis
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target=_blank>JAMB: Remita Commences Sales of 2019 UTME Forms
Kuni Tyessi in Abuja In preparation for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), Remita, a leading electronic payment platform, has commenced the sale of the forms. This is coming on the heels of the 2019 UTME ePIN and form sales by the Joint Admission and Matriculations Board (JAMB) which commenced Thursday. Chief Commercial Officer
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target=_blank>Boko Haram Kills Two Soldiers as Troops Decimate 80 Terrorists
Nigeria, China sign N2bn military assistance pact Kingsley Nwezeh in Abuja An Army officer and a soldier were killed while five soldiers wounded as Nigerian military engaged Boko Haram terrorists in a gritty battle that led to the death of over 80 terrorists in different battlegrounds notably in Baga Naval Base, which was recently reclaimed;
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Vote-buying May Mar Nigeria’s Elections, US Warns
Saraki seeks urgent stakeholders’ action EFCC plans rally against voters’ inducement Deji Elumoye and Alex Enumah in Abuja The United States has raised the alarm that widespread vote-buying could mar Nigeria’s general elections coming up next month. This is coming as the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, Thursday called for the convocation of a stakeholders’ […]
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