Thisday Newspaper News Today Tuesday 19th February 2019
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target=_blank>Awakening Another Heated Public Debate
Nseobong OkonEkong writes that President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement at a caucus meeting of the All Progressives Congress literarily pronouncing death sentence on ballot box snatchers has exposed the President to avoidable verbal attacks At a time when many Nigerians are still struggling to recover from the trauma of the postponed national elections, President Muhammadu Buhari
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target=_blank>Man Utd Knocks out Holder Chelsea, Draws Wolves in Q’final
Manchester United last night cruised past Chelsea into the FA Cup quarter-finals to plunge Blues boss Maurizio Sarri’s reign even deeper into crisis as he felt the full fury of the club’s frustrated fans. United’s reward for beating Chelsea in Monday’s final fifth-round tie is an FA Cup quarter-final trip to Wolves. United delivered the
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target=_blank>Lakowe Agog as Eko Challenge Cup Tees off on African Tour
Olawale Ajimotokan The first event on the African Tour- Eko Challenge Cup- will tee off today at Lakowe Lakes Golf Estate, Lagos with a field of 40 players. Eighteen players led by Emos Korblah secured their tour cards at the qualifying tournament held yesterday in Lagos. They will now join the six players that made
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target=_blank>It’s Zero Tolerance on Bribery, Says Nigeria Referees Boss
The President of the Nigeria Referees Association (NRA), Tade Azeez, has insisted the body will take the necessary steps to enforce its ‘zero tolerance’ towards corruption. His comments come after the NRA suspended 18 match officials as it investigates alleged misconduct. “The referees’ body strongly adopts a very serious zero tolerance to corruption and bribe
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target=_blank>As N701bn Power Supply Fund Draws Down
Operators in the privatised power market will have to deal with changes in their operations when the N701 billion guarantee fund of the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Company Limited finishes, writes Chineme Okafor Recently, the federal government disclosed plan to end its provision of financial support to power generating companies (Gencos) and gas suppliers in
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target=_blank>Weighing Corruption Perception Index Report on Nigeria
Ugo Aliogo examines the implication of the recently released 2018 Corruption Perception Index report by the Transparency International The 2018 Corruptions Perceptions Index (CPI) released globally by Transparency International recently revealed that Nigeria neither improved nor progressed in the perception of corruption in the public administration in 2018. The newly released index published by the
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target=_blank>LCCI Tackles FIRS over Freezing of Alleged Tax Defaulters’ Bank Accounts
Jonathan Eze The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has expressed concern over reports by many corporate bodies bordering on freezing of their accounts and alleged debiting of such accounts by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) on account of tax defaults. According to LCCI, tax administration should be in consonance with the basic
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target=_blank>MAN Decries Neglect of Artisans
Kemi Olaitan in Ibadan The Vice President, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) Oyo/Osun/Ekiti/Ondo branch, Mr. Lanre Popoola, has lamented the relegation of local artisans over lack of the required certification in their respective sectors. He said this during an interactive session organised by the Ibadan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) in conjunction with other
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target=_blank>NNPC Supplied 19 Billion Litres of Petrol in 13 Months
Chineme Okafor in Abuja The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has disclosed that in the last 13 months, it supplied a total of 19,437,894,096.66 billion litres of petroleum products into the Nigerian downstream sector through its Direct Sales Direct Purchase (DSDP) programme. The period was between November 2017 and November 2018. The corporation, stated this
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A status report on the progress of the Nigerian Gas Flare Commercialisation Programme (NGFCP), a new programme initiated by the federal government to commercialise flared gas in oil fields in the Niger Delta, has indicated that so far over 700 interested parties have registered on the NGFCP portal to bid and jostle for approximately 178 […]
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