Thisday Newspaper News Today Friday 15th February 2019
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target=_blank>As Nigeria Goes to Poll Saturday, Buhari Disowns Threats to Foreign Observers
Says FG committed to safety of all Clinton apologises for cancelling visit PDP: Speech is subtle campaign of falsehood Omololu Ogunmade and Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja, dissociated his government from threats of death and intimidation against international observers from some individuals in the country, saying such acts did not
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target=_blank>Malami Denies Directing INEC to Postpone Zamfara Elections
INEC confirms receipt of directive PDP, Agbakoba, Ozekhome, Falana kick Adedayo Akinwale and Alex Enumah in Abuja The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN, has denied media reports that he wrote a letter to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), requesting INEC to postpone the general election
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target=_blank>Protect Your Votes, Sultan Tells Nigerians
Let’s start trusting young people as president, says Sanusi Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, has called on Nigerians to go out on Saturday, vote the presidential candidate of their choice and ensure they protect their votes. The Sultan made the call Thursday in Abuja during the 2019 Murtala Muhammed Memorial
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target=_blank>Investors Wave off Election Jitters as Stock Market Gains N712bn
Goddy Egene Despite concerns of political risk, the stock market has continued to display resilience as investors recorded gain of N712 billion in seven days of trading. The market, which declined in 2018 due to negative investor sentiment ahead of the general election and capital flow reversals, had ended January 2019 with a negative performance.
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target=_blank>CBN Predicts Stability in FX as External Reserves Hit $43bn
Bankers’ committee considers single-digit credit for creative industry James Emejo in Abuja The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Thursday said it expected further stability in the foreign exchange market in 2019, banking on the decision of the US Federal Reserve not to hike interest rate in the near future. The apex bank added that the
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target=_blank>US Insists on Fair, Credible, Peaceful Elections
Military restates neutrality World praying for Nigeria, says Archbishop of Canterbury Kingsley Nwezeh in Abuja and Martins Ifijeh in Lagos The United States Embassy has reiterated its support for fair, credible and peaceful polls in Nigeria as the general election begins on Saturday. This is coming as the armed forces have assured Nigerians that it
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target=_blank>Elections: Police Restrict Movement of Vehicles on Saturday
Immigration orders closure of borders by noon Friday Alex Enumah and Kuni Tyessi in Abuja The Inspector General of Police (IG) Mohammed Adamu, Thursday announced vehicular restriction on election day taking place on February 16 within the hours of 6a.m. to 6p.m. This is as the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) also ordered the closure of all
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target=_blank>Arise TV, CDD, Others Launch Election Analysis Centre
Udora Orizu in Abuja Ahead of the general election, the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) in collaboration with Arise TV, the broadcast arm of THISDAY Newspapers; National Democratic Institute (NDI), OSIWA and some other media organisations have officially launched an Election Analysis Centre (EAC). According to CDD, EAC would be a one-stop-shop for rigorous
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target=_blank>History as First Airplane Lands in New Bayelsa Airport
Emmanuel Addeh and Chinedu Eze in Yenagoa It was a day of joy in Bayelsa State Thursday as the first airplane marked 5N-BUV, touched down at the newly-built Bayelsa International airport in Amassoma, Southern Ijaw, the heartland of the Ijaw nation. A second flight operated by Air Peace Airline also landed at the airport, which
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CUPP Accuses APC of Planning to Jam Broadcast Equipment of Arise TV, AIT, STV
Ruling party describes allegation as false Udora Orizu in Abuja The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), has revealed that it reliably gathered that the agents of the federal government had concluded plans to clamp down on media houses and their reporters on Saturday. But in a swift reaction, the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential […]
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