Thisday Newspaper News Today Friday 18th January 2019
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target=_blank>FG’s Lobby Fails as Atiku Arrives America
Holds talks with US officials US Senate condemns effort to politicise security and law enforcement agencies, calls for credible election in Nigeria Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja and Martins Ifijeh in Lagos The intense lobby by the federal government to get the United States to deny the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar,
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target=_blank>Buhari Promises Not to Abuse Nigerians’ Trust
Says we have properly secured Nigeria Omololu Ogunmade in Warri President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Warri, Delta State, told the crowd, which received him at the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign rally that he would not abuse the trust of Nigerians. He also told the crowd to reflect on the state of the country
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target=_blank>El-Rufai Draws Battle Line with Kaduna Christians
Says their vote not assured even with Pope as Running Mate Peter Uzoho The Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, has said that 67 per cent of Christians in southern Kaduna will not vote for him in the governorship election even if he picks the Pope as his running mate. Speaking Thursday as a
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target=_blank>CBN Unveils New Policy to Achieve 80% Financial Inclusion
James Emejo in Abuja The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Thursday unveiled the National Financial Inclusion Strategy designed to ensure that at least 80 per cent of Nigerians have access to banking and other financial services. The Governor of CBN, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, represented by the Deputy Governor in charge of Financial System Stability, Mrs.
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target=_blank>Senators Indict Buhari, Argue 1983 Coup Bane of Nigeria’s Development
Deji Elumoye in Abuja Making reference to the coup, which led to the enthronement of Muhammadu Buhari/Tunde Idiagbon military administration in 1983, after ousting the Second Republic government of President Shehu Shagari, some senators Thursday described it as a cog in the wheel of development of the country. The senators, who spoke, while contributing to
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target=_blank>Court Extends Suspension of Onnoghen’s Trial Till January 28
CCB formally serves summons on CJN Wike accuses Amaechi of plot to destroy Onnoghen Seeks probe of 2015 murder of Kano REC Ernest Chinwo in Port Harcourt An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has extended the restraining order against the continuation of the trial of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen to
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target=_blank>Boko Haram Kills Three Soldiers, Troops Neutralise Many Terrorists in Borno
Kingsley Nwezeh in Abuja Three soldiers were killed as troops battled insurgents in Gamboru Ngala, Borno State, decimating many terrorists, including two suicide bombers and recovering rocket-propelled grenade, bombs, AK- 47 rifles, among other weapons. Other terrorists were said to have escaped with gunshot wounds. Vigilant troops also foiled, in a fierce encounter, attempts by
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target=_blank>Oshiomhole: Once You Join APC, Your Sins Are Forgiven
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, has urged members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to join the APC so that their sins could be forgiven. Oshiomhole stated this Thursday at the APC presidential rally in Benin, the Edo State capital, while receiving some members of the PDP into
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target=_blank>Benue Does Not Have Cattle Routes, Ortom Replies Buhari
George Okoh in Makurdi The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has stated that there are no cattle routes in his state. The governor was reacting to the televised comments by President Muhammadu Buhari during a town hall meeting in Abuja on Wednesday. When President Buhari was asked to proffer solution to the conflicts between farmers
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Omololu Ogunmade and Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, has disclosed that the proposed new National Minimum Wage will be presented to the National Council of State on January 22. Ngige disclosed this yesterday while speaking with State House correspondents after the National Economic Council meeting presided over […]
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