Thisday Newspaper News Today Wednesday 20th February 2019

Thisday Newspaper News Today Wednesday 20th February 2019

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target=_blank>The Epic Battle for Lagos

Segun James writes that the fight for office of Chief Executive of Lagos State is a strong push by the opposition, including those in his own party, the All Progressives Congress to dismantle the towering presence of Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu Ordinarily, it should have been safe to conclude that the race for the Government …
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target=_blank>Avoid Panic Measures, Abdulsalami Peace Committee Tells INEC

Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja The National Peace Committee headed by former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd), has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to avoid panic measures and should not get distracted by the accusations by politicians ahead of the Saturday’s elections. The committee made the call yesterday in a statement …
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target=_blank>NNPC Boss Awards STEM Scholarships to 21 Pupils

Oluchi Chibuzor As part of efforts to enhance the participation of the girl-child in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM), the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru has awarded scholarships to 21 pupils in Bauchi State. The award ceremony, organised by the Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria (APWEN), …
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target=_blank>Boko Haram Kills 18 Firewood Merchants in Borno

Michael Olugbode in Maiduguri Suspected Boko Haram members have attacked a group of firewood merchants in Borno State, ‘slaughtering not less than 18 persons’. A source told our correspondent that the 18 persons were killed at Koshebe in Jere Local Government Area of the state when they went out to search for firewood and charcoal. …
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target=_blank>DSS Warns Public against Dealing with Sacked DG, Daura

Alex Enumah in Abuja S The Department of State Services (DSS), in what appears to be a disclaimer, yesterday warned members of the public against dealing with former Director General (DG) of the Service, Lawal Daura. Daura, who was the DG between 2015 and 2018, was sacked by the then acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, for …
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target=_blank>Court Orders EFCC to Release Former Skye Bank Chairman, Tunde Ayeni

Alex Enumah in Abuja Justice Yusuf Halilu of Abuja High Court yesterday ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to immediately release former Chairman of the defunct Skye Bank, Tunde Ayeni, who is currently being detained by the anti-graft agency. Justice Halilu gave the order shortly after the court set aside an earlier order …
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target=_blank>Osinbajo Moves to Resolve Zamfara APC Crisis

Ejiofor Alike Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has made a proposal aimed at resolving the protracted crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara State, Senator Kabiru Marafa, APC-Zamfara Central, has said. Marafa disclosed this yesterday while speaking with State House correspondents after a private meeting with Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He said …
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target=_blank>Atiku Rejects Alleged Plan to Postpone Elections in Borno, Adamawa, Kaduna

Hamid Ayodeji The presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has rejected the reported plan by President Muhammadu Buhari to use the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone the forthcoming elections in some northern states, including Borno, Adamawa and Kaduna, to give the APC-led federal government enough time to concentrate efforts …
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target=_blank>INEC: We Won’t Shift Election Date Again

Shola Oyeyipo in Abuja Going by the position expressed by National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mr. Festus Okoye, the electoral body has corrected all logistic issues that led to the postponement of last Saturday election and is not prepared for further extension of the …
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Military Alleges Plot to Disrupt Elections in N’Delta

Emmanuel Addeh in Yenagoa The leadership of the Nigerian Army in the Niger Delta yesterday said it had uncovered a plan by certain elements being sponsored by some unnamed politicians to disrupt next Saturday’s election in the region. General Officer Commanding (GOC) of 6 Division, Port Harcourt, covering Delta, Bayelsa, Rivers and Akwa Ibom States, […]
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