Thisday Newspaper News Today Tuesday 5th February 2019
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target=_blank>Buhari Admits Agencies Still Divert Govt Funds
Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has admitted that despite the sustained campaign by his government against corruption, some agencies of the government still engage in corrupt practices. The president, who made this disclosure yesterday in the State House while swearing in the chairman and members of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related
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target=_blank>PDP Condemns Endorsement of Buhari By Ex-Generals
Accuses INEC of approving list of ad-hoc staff from APC INEC: We cannot be distracted with baseless allegation Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the purported endorsement of President Muhammadu Buhari for second term by military generals, describing it as names dropping. The main opposition party also accused the Independent
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target=_blank>ICRC Expresses Concern over Worsening Humanitarian Crisis in North-east
Michael Olugbode in Maiduguri The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) yesterday said it is worried by the spate of insecurity and worsening humanitarian situation in North-east region. The ICRC in a statement reported that 55,000 people have been displaced in the last two months, with over 30,000 of them arriving in Maiduguri, the
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target=_blank>It’s Painful Testifying against Fayose, Says Obanikoro
Davidson Iriekpen The N2.2 billion fraud trial of the immediate past Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, resumed yesterday with his former ally and former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, testifying against him. However, while being cross-examined by the second defence counsel, Mr. Olalekan Ojo (SAN), Obanikoro told the court that he was
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target=_blank>SUPER BOWL: Tom Brady Loses Winning Jersey Again
History seems to be repeating itself. Yes, the New England Patriots won another Super Bowl, but Tom Brady was once again looking for his jersey after the Big Dance. The Patriots quarterback, 41, had his jersey stolen two years ago in Houston following a dramatic comeback against the Atlanta Falcons. And after the 13-3 victory
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target=_blank>Chopper Crash: AIB Concludes Field Investigation
Caverton assigns new chopper to Osinbajo Chinedu Eze The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) said it has concluded field investigation into the helicopter crash involving the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo. The bureau however, said that the preliminary report, which would be ready “soon,” would unravel the cause of the major incident, which occurred last Saturday
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target=_blank>Let Witches, Wizards Endorse Atiku, He’ll Fail, Says Presidency
President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, yesterday condemned the endorsement of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, by some socio-cultural groups, saying that even if witches and wizards endorse the presidential hopeful, he would be defeated. Five socio-cultural groups, including the Northern Elders’
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target=_blank>Ezekwesili: I Didn’t Dump Presidential Ambition for Ministerial Position
Udora Orizu in Abuja Former presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, has denied an allegation that she dumped her presidential quest following a promise to give her a ministerial appointment by either the All Progressives Congress (APC) or Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Ezekwesili, at a press conference in
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target=_blank>Sala: Body Seen in Plane Wreckage
A body has been seen in the underwater wreckage of the plane that was carrying footballer Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson. A search on Sunday found the Piper Malibu plane on the seabed off Guernsey, almost two weeks after it went missing. The Air Accident Investigation Branch confirmed the sighting on Monday. Rescue teams
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Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja Following the ‘illegal’ incarceration of rights activist, Deji Adeyanju, for the past 52 days in Kano prison, a coalition of civil society organisations (CSOs) under the aegis of Concerned Civil Society groups stormed the United States of America, United Kingdom and Canadian embassies yesterday calling for the unconditional release of the […]
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