Thisday Newspaper News Today Sunday 20th January 2019
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target=_blank>Tor Tiv: I Never Knew Ikpeazu Could Be Governor
Says he’s an exceptional student Olaseni Durojaiye The Paramount Ruler of Tiv Nation in Benue State, Prof. James Ortese Ayatse (Tor Tiv V) yesterday disclosed that he never knew Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu could be a governor while undertaking his doctoral studies in the University of Calabar. However, the monarch attested Ikpeazu’s sterling
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target=_blank>Dogara: Buhari’s Poor Outing on NTA Live Interview Vindicated Me
Says he doesn’t bear personal grudge against the president Shola Oyeyipo in Abuja The Speaker, House or Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, yesterday said he had no personal grudge against President Muhammadu Buhari, noting that his concern “is whether the president is capable of ensuring the welfare and security of Nigerians.” Dogara made the observation at
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target=_blank>Osinbajo Meets CAN, PFN Leaders in Benin
Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday held a close-door meeting with the leadership of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) in Benin City ahead of the forthcoming general election. The meeting, which lasted over three hours, took place at the Bishop Kelly Pastoral Centre,
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target=_blank>Anglican Priest Urges Nigerians to Pray for Peaceful Election
” Mary Nnah The Bishop, Diocese of Lagos, Anglican Communion, Revd Humphrey Olumakaiye, has urged Nigerians to pray for peaceful elections scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2. He gave the advice at a news conference different activities line up to mark the centenary anniversary of the Diocese of Lagos, where he emphasised
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target=_blank>My husband Deserves Second Term, Says Aisha Buhari
Kemi Olaitan in Ibadan Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari yesterday urged Nigerians to vote for President Muhammadu Buhari, saying he “runs a compassionate government and deserves a second term.” She also said all the policies and programmes of the present administration in the country under the leadership of her husband “are geared towards alleviating
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target=_blank>Buhari Remains Best Choice for Nigeria, Says Ambode
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, at the weekend reiterated that President Muhammadu Buhari, flag-bearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) remained the best choice for Nigeria to move forward to the next level. Cornered by journalists at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna, venue of the Presidential rally, Ambode said Buhari in the last
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target=_blank>For Mohammed, His Job as Acting IGP Is Already Cut Out
Abubakar Adamu Mohammed’s appointment as the acting Inspector-General of Police on the eve of a general election is not enviable, writes Olawale Olaleye After 35 years in service and having attained the mandatory 60 years retirement age, it was inevitable that the immediate past Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris would quit the stage. He had
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target=_blank>An NSITF without a Board
Onyebuchi Ezigbo Five months to the end of the tenure of the present administration, Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) has remained without a board to enable it carry out its statutory functions. President Muhammadu Buhari had appointed a former President of NUPENG, Chief Frank Kokori, as chairman of the NSITF, but the board was
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target=_blank>NNPC’s Insistence on Ending
Fuel Importation in December Despite likelihoods of a slip, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) insists its goal of weaning Nigeria off imported petroleum products, especially premium motor spirit (PMS), otherwise called fuel, would be met. Chineme Okafor wonders if the self-imposed deadline is sacrosanct The NNPC, in its September 2018 operations and financial report
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Election Spending May Worsen Inflation Outlook
As inflation continued its upward trajectory in December, experts predict a further rise particularly as the general elections draw closer, reports James Emejo Fueled by increases in consumer prices including food and services, the Consumer Price Index (CPI), which gauges inflation, increased to 11.44 per cent (year-on-year) in December 2018 compared to 11.28 per cent […]
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