Thisday Newspaper News Today Monday 4th February 2019
Top Nigeria news Dailies Update from Thisday Newspaper News Today 04/02/19
target=_blank>Northern, N’Delta Elders, Ohanaeze, Afenifere, Others Endorse Atiku
Say younger candidates also capable to rule but lack machinery to win Gang up against Buhari will fail, says presidency APC: It’s fraudulent By Deji Elumoye, Omololu Ogunmade, Shola Oyeyipo and Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja Less than two weeks to the presidential poll, a forum of Nigerian leaders and elders yesterday resolved to back
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target=_blank>Report: Relaxing CRR May Unlock N1.7tn Bank Deposits
By Obinna Chima Analysts at RMB Nigeria Stockbrokers have estimated that the normalisation of the effective cash reserve ratio (CRR) for six Nigerian banks, namely – Access Bank, FBN Holdings, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, Stanbic IBTC, United Bank of Africa and Zenith Bank Plc – has the potential to release N1.7 trillion of deposits into
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target=_blank>APC Targets North-west, South-west for Bulk Votes
By Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council has said the party and President Muhammadu Buhari are targeting bulk votes from states in the North-west and South-west zones of the country due to their strength and dominance in the areas, which have the largest number of voters in the country.
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target=_blank>INEC: Foreigners Not Prohibited from Political Campaigns
By Seriki Adinoyi in Jos The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has clarified that there is no law that prevents foreigners from coming to Nigeria to campaign for political candidates ahead of the forthcoming general election, noting, however, that they cannot contest or vote during the elections. This is coming as the Plateau State Commissioner
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target=_blank>Falana Asks FG to Withdraw Case against Onnoghen
Govt plans to harass, intimidate 200 judges, Wike alleges By Ernest Chinwo in Port Harcourt Human rights activist, Femi Falana (SAN), has advised the federal government to withdraw the criminal charges filed against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen. The admonition came as Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, yesterday revealed that
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target=_blank>Concerns Mount over Decision to Fly Osinbajo on Commercial Helicopter
• NAF: We don’t know why decision was taken •God, Adeboye’s prayers delivered me, says VP By Kingsley Nwezeh in Abuja and Yekini Jimoh in Lokoja There are growing concerns over the decision by the authorities to fly Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on a private aircraft as against the official aircraft from the presidential fleet that normally conveys him to his
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target=_blank>Collect Bribe, Go to Jail, INEC Warns Staff
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday warned its staff against collecting inducements from anyone during the forthcoming general election. The electoral body also said that the results of the elections will be collated and transmitted manually throughout the country. INEC’s National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education, Mr. Festus Okoye, told journalists in
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target=_blank>12 Die in Abeokuta-Sagamu Expressway Accident
No fewer than 12 persons were confirmed dead yesterday in an accident involving a black Kia Cerato car and a grey Toyota Sports space bus around Shiun area on Abeokuta/Sagamu Expressway. The Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps in Ogun State, Mr. Clement Oladele, confirmed the incident to journalists in Abeokuta. Oladele, who said that
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target=_blank>Senator Waku is Dead
By George Okoh in Makurdi Senator Joseph Kennedy Waku is dead. According to a family Source Senator Waku died yesterday evening at the National Hospital in Abuja after a brief illness. Born on June 12, 1946, Senator Waku was elected Senator representing Benue North-west district at the National Assembly in 1999, on the platform of the
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Army Appoints New GOC, Commanders
By Kingsley Nwezeh in Abuja The Nigerian Army weekend released new postings and appointments of some of its senior officers. Under the new postings, Major General AA Tarfa, the Commander, Nigerian Army Corps of Artillery, has been redeployed to Martin Luther Agwai International Leadership Peacekeeping Centre, as Commandant. According to a statement issued by Brig. Gen. […]
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