Tribune Newspaper Headlines Today Thursday 21st February 2019
Tribune Newspaper Headlines Today and news Dailies Update on current affairs happening now in Nigeria today 21/02/19
target=_blank>BREAKING Elections: FG declares Friday public holiday, excludes bankers
In preparation for the February 23 presidential and national assembly elections, the Federal Government has declared Friday, February 22, 2019, as a public holiday. The Ministry of Interior in a statement, on Wednesday, said bankers and those offering essential services across the nation are excluded in observing the public holiday. “The Federal Government declares Friday,
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target=_blank>I never wanted to vie for Senate again until… ― Ajimobi
Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, on Wednesday, explained that his decision to vie for the senate was in yielding to arguments by several people that he shouldn’t be selfish with his political network, experience and qualification garnered over the years. Speaking at a meeting with the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Oyo State chapter,
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target=_blank>NIP, AAC gov candidates parley NMA, promise improved health facilities
The gubernatorial candidate of the National Interest Party (NIP)in Oyo State, Mrs Bolanle Sarumi-Aliyu has said the health of the vulnerable people will be its priority if elected into office. Sarumi-Aliyu who spoke at a third interactive session of NMA members with Oyo State gubernatorial candidates in Ibadan On Wednesday said its major focus on
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target=_blank>PDP cautions Buratai against dragging military into politics
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday cautioned the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, to refrain himself from acts or actions that would suggest in any way that the military has become an arm of a political Party under the present dispensation in the country. This was contained in a statement made available
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target=_blank>Rescheduled Polls: Kogi PDP Stakeholders raise alarm over insecurity
Ahead of the Saturday’s rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly elections, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stakeholders in Kogi State on Wednesday raised fresh alarm over the frightening political tension in the state and demanded for extra security measures in the state. Addressing news men in Abuja yesterday after the Stakeholders meeting, the Chairman of PDP
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target=_blank>Akin Alabi: Exemplary innovative Nigerian youth
In the last two decades, Nigerian governments have been preaching skills and entrepreneurial knowledge as the only way our youths could extricate themselves from the bondage of unemployment. As virulent as this campaign seems to be, some hearkened to this campaign while some decided to turn deaf ears to the clarion call. Governments had ceaselessly
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target=_blank>Removal of INEC chairman will disrupt electoral process — Fashola
Power, Works and Housing Minister, Honourable Babatunde Fashola has said that demands for the removal of Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) Professor Mahmood Yakubu, will disrupt the entire electoral process. INEC postponement of presidential and National Assembly elections last weekend has since courted the anger and disappointment of political actors who accused him
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target=_blank>FG assures of diligent handling of litigation against British firm
The Federal Government has assured of its intention to diligently defend its interest in the case between it and the Process Industrial Development Limited (P&ID) over the dispute arising from the twenty years Gas Supply and Processing Agreement (GSPA) entered into in 2010. The Agreement was entered into by the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources
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target=_blank>Reschedule polls: Results sheet for Kwara found in FCT, Lagos in Kwara ― REC
Kwara State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mallam Garba Madami, has said that the results sheet meant for the state for last Saturday’s postponed presidential and National Assembly elections was mistakenly taken to the commission’s office at the Federal capital Authority (FCT), Abuja. Addressing party agents at the commencement
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Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari not to use the military architectures to intimidate Nigerians from exercising their franchise in the Presidential and National Assembly elections holding nationwide this Saturday. Aare Adams made this call in a statement signed by his Special Assistant on Media, Mr. Kehinde Aderemi, […]
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