Thisday Newspaper News Today Sunday 17th February 2019
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target=_blank>The Road to 2019: Flashpoints to Watch (XXIII)
With the rescheduling of yesterday’s elections, expectations might have been altered greatly as the nation journeys to the elections next week. Olawale Olaleye writes YYesterday’s postponement of the 2019 elections was by every measure an anti-climax of the week’s electioneering activities. With the period of campaign over and everyone set to put the election behind
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target=_blank>With Improved GDP Growth, Experts Seek Increased Investment, Inclusive Growth
Beyond the euphoria of gross domestic product (GDP) growth recorded for last year, government must thrive to boost output in critical non-oil sector and ensure growth translates to poverty reduction, writes James Emejo Against the backdrop of poor economic indices particularly regarding latest unemployment rate, which shot up to 23.1 per cent from 18.8 per
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target=_blank>Domestic and Foreign Investors Must Collaborate to Fully Harness Nigeria’s Economic Potentials
WAHEED OLAGUNJU His career trajectory and accomplishments in Development Banking and Public Service spanning over 28 years speak volume of his resilience, determination and penchant for continuous capacity building. Dr. Waheed Olagunju, who joined the Bank of Industry’s (BOI) precursor institution of the Nigerian Industrial Development Bank (NIDB) in 1990 as senior manager rose to
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target=_blank>Typical of INEC!
Yesterday’s postponement of the presidential and national assembly elections is characteristic of the Independent National Electoral Commission, writes Olawale Olaleye For three consecutive elections – 2011, 2015 and 2019 – the eventual resort to postponing elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) almost at the shortest and disrespectful notice is becoming a familiar but
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target=_blank>Ogun APC Rally: Blame Not Amosun
Quite expectedly, the chaotic outcome of last Monday’s presidential rally in Ogun State has since become a subject of public debate, with a majority of them struggling to shift the blame at the doors of Governor Ibikunle Amosun of the state. But whoever was present at the stadium or had been able to do an
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target=_blank>This, Indeed, Is Scary!
The recent attacks on the convoy of the Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, is a disturbing development, writes Olaseni Durojaiye The deadly attack on the convoy of Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State, last Tuesday, was both a very audacious move on the part of the anti-social group and a hint at the group’s rising
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target=_blank>Clinton’s Diplomatic Retreat
Former United States President, Bill Clinton was supposed to be in the country last week to witness the signing of the peace pact between the two leading presidential candidates, Muhammadu Buhari and Atiku Abubakar. The news of his presence alone was exciting to the political class before the diminutive Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir
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target=_blank>Odinkalu, CAN Challenge El-Rufai’s Claims on Kaduna Killings
Tobi Soniyi in Lagos and John Shiklam in Kaduna Former Chairman of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Prof. Chidi Odinkalu yesterday described as false, the statement from the Kaduna state government that 66 people were killed in attacks on Kajuru Local Government Area of the state. The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Kaduna State, also
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target=_blank>APC Destroyed N500m Property During Gombe Rally, Dankwambo Alleges
•APC denies allegation, demands evidence Kayode Fasua Gombe State Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Dankwambo yesterday said the rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC) last Thursday resulted in the destruction of public utilities worth over N500 million, accusing the APC of hiring political thugs from neighbouring states. Dankwambo expressed disappointment that many government properties were either
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Lessons from Rivers APC Debacle
Right now, Rivers APC is in a political mess, writes Olaseni Durojaiye The fight-to-finish in the Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), which led to last week’s Supreme Court judgment that barred the party from fielding any candidates in this year’s general election, might have come as a bitter lesson for all, […]
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