Thisday Newspaper News Today Thursday 7th February 2019
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C2%B7/ target=_blank>Massive Shakeup in Police, IG Redeploys over 50 Officers·
Tinubu’s ex-CSO moves to Kwara as CP PDP protests, says APC wants to oust Saraki at all cost Adedayo Akinwale, Udora Orizu in Abuja and Hamid Adedeji in Lagos A wave of redeployments Wednesday hit the police hierarchy as the acting Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, approved the transfer of over 50 senior
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target=_blank>APC Has No Candidates in Rivers State, INEC Insists
Appeal Court grants second stay of execution PDP urges electoral body to extend time for PVC collection Ernest Chinwo in Port Harcourt and Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja There is no reprieve for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has insisted that it has not reversed its
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target=_blank>Assets in CBN’s National Collateral Registry Hits N1.561tn
Obinna Chima A cumulative of 154,827 micro, small and medium scale enterprises (MSMEs) have used movable assets valued at N1.561 trillion to obtain loans from financial institutions since the National Collateral Register (NCR) was passed into law, THISDAY’s investigation has revealed. The latest NCR report obtained by THISDAY showed that a breakdown of the amount
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target=_blank>Buhari Promises to Re-invest Recovered Loots in Infrastructure
George Okoh in Makurdi President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday promised to invest all looted funds to improve the nation’s infrastructure, assuring that he would also provide security to ensure peaceful elections in Benue State and other troubled parts of the country. Speaking in Aper Aku Stadium, Makurdi, the Benue State capital, in continuation of his nationwide
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target=_blank>NDLEA: Impounded Drugs at MMIA Increased by 400%
Chinedu Eze The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said it impounded a total of 5,377.125kilogrammes of drugs at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, in 2018, representing over 400 per cent increase from the 1,266.400 kilogrammes of drugs the agency impounded in 2017. According to the agency, the quantity of drugs impounded quadrupled
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target=_blank>Concerns Mount over ISWAP’s Increasing Territorial Claims
Military: We are in control of Nigeria Kingsley Nwezeh in Abuja There are mounting concerns over relentless attacks and territorial claims by the Islamic State West Africa (ISWAP) in Nigeria, sparking fears of possible disruption of the February 16 presidential election. But the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) Wednesday insisted that the military was in control of
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target=_blank>Agbaje Pledges to Spend 50% of Lagos Budget on Education
Funmi Ogundare The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, Wednesday pledged to overhaul the state’s education system, promising to devote 50 per cent of its annual budget to the sector. Agbaje spoke while delivering a paper entitled: ‘The Transformation of Lagos: Education as Anchor, The Big Idea,’
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target=_blank>I am on Rescue Mission to Save Nigeria, Says Atiku
Michael Olugbode in Maiduguri The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said he is on a rescue mission to save Nigeria from sinking further. Speaking in Damaturu, Yobe State, Wednesday during the PDP presidential campaign, the former vice-president berated the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for dragging the country
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target=_blank>NLC Seeks Tax Waiver on New Minimum Wage
Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has advocated for the amendment of the present income tax law so as to exclude the new minimum wage of N30,000 from taxation . This is coming as the NLC President, Ayuba Wabba was Wednesday re-elected for a second term. In a motion submitted by the
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FG, union resume meeting Thursday Deji Elumoye in Abuja The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to address the salient issues raised by the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU) with a view to ending the over two-month old strike embarked upon by the public university lecturers. This is […]
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