Thisday Newspaper News Today Wednesday 16th January 2019
Top Nigeria news Dailies Update from Thisday Newspaper News Today 16/01/19
target=_blank>Nigerian Military Clears Boko Haram from Borno Town
Terrorists’ attack causes residents to flee, says NEMA Kingsley Nwezeh in Abuja and Michael Olugbode in Maiduguri Nigeria’s military recaptured the northeastern town of Rann yesterday after it was overrun by Islamic State West Africa (ISWA) insurgents a day earlier, weeks ahead of an election in which security has become a key campaign issue. This
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target=_blank>We Can’t Win War against Corruption by Undermining Law, Onaiyekan Cautions
Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, has admonished the federal government not to ignore basic human rights or bye-pass the rule of law in its fight against corruption and other social vices in the country. He also stated that in their drive to maintain internal peace, the Armed Forces should
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target=_blank>Buhari, Saraki Condemn Sokoto Killings
Omololu Ogunmade and Deji Elumoye in Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari and the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, yesterday in Abuja condemned the latest bandit attacks in Gandi District of Rabah Local Government Council, Sokoto State, which claimed 30 lives. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, last night, said
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target=_blank>N’Assembly Resumes Plenary Today
Deji Elumoye in Abuja The National Assembly will resume plenary today after a 25- day adjournment. The lawmakers had on December 20, 2018 adjourned plenary till January 16 a day after receiving the N8.8 Trillion 2019 budget from President Muhammadu Buhari. Sources close to the lawmakers told THISDAY that the highlight of today’s plenary will
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target=_blank>ADC Set to Surprise Bigger Parties
Nseobong Okon-Ekong The National Chairman of the Africa Democratic Congress (ADC), Chief Ralphs Nwosu has expressed optimism that his party stands a good chance of springing a surprise in the forthcoming national elections. He insisted that the ADC was the most credible alternative in contest. He said, “We have 118 elected persons, including five Senators,
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target=_blank>Political Parties Reveal Plans to Curb Corruption
Udora Orizu With 2019 general election barely one month away, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Young Progressive Party (YPP), Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP) and African Action Congress (AAC) have revealed their plans to curb corruption in the country if they win at the polls. Representatives of these parties explained their strategies at a debate
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target=_blank>Ogun APM Guber Candidate Promises 25,000 Jobs to Unemployed Youths in Two Years
Femi Ogbonnikan Allied Peoples’ Movement (APM) governorship candidate in Ogun State, Hon Adekunle Akinlade, has promised to create 25,000 jobs for unemployed youths and women in both rural and urban areas within two years in office. Addressing party supporters during his ward-to-ward campaign tour of Ijebu North Local Government, the Ogun APM governorship candidate stated
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target=_blank>YPP Promises to Restore Dignity of Traditional Institutions
Emmanuel Ugwu The Yong Progressives Party (YPP) has vowed to restore the lost glory of traditional institutions in Abia state, saying that custom and tradition should be preserved and respected. The governorship candidate of the party, Joseph Ngozi Nkoro made the pledge when he visited the palace of Eze Israel Kanu to condole with the
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target=_blank>Understanding Emmanuel’s Roadmap to Industrialization
Nseobong Okon-Ekong writes that beyond scoring a resounding political point, Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State’s courageous moves to encourage entrepreneurs and ensure prosperity through massive construction of economically viable roads has received warm applause While the basis for measuring the performance of one governor may be fluid and based on the peculiarities of
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Video Evidence Confirm Violence By Our Reporter The petitioners at the Osun State Governorship Election Tribunal sitting in Abuja were given the opportunity to present a video evidence Tuesday which showed some of the activities it claimed proved how police men supported All Progressives Congress (APC) party agents in harassing and brutalising Peoples Democratic Party […]
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