Thisday Newspaper News Today Friday 22nd February 2019

Thisday Newspaper News Today Friday 22nd February 2019

Top Nigeria news Dailies Update from Thisday Newspaper News Today 22/02/19

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target=_blank>Zamfara APC Becomes Beneficiary of Postponed Elections

Appeal Court paves the way for party to field candidates Alex Enumah in Abuja The Court of Appeal in Abuja Thursday set aside the judgment of the Federal High Court in Abuja, which affirmed the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to bar the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from fielding candidates in
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target=_blank>FG’s N701bn Bailout in Jeopardy as Discos Remit 25.5%

Chineme Okafor in Abuja The poor remittance levels of the 11 electricity distribution companies (Discos) in Nigeria’s privatised power market may have defeated the aim of the N701 billion bailout by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to the power generation companies and gas suppliers, THISDAY has learnt. Following the declaration last week by the
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target=_blank>Bandits Sack 10 Katsina Communities, Displace 2,000 Residents

Francis Sardauna in Katsina Barely 48 hours to the Saturday’s rescheduled presidential and National Assembly elections, bandits have sacked 10 communities, forcing over 2,000 residents to relocate from their ancestral homes in Batsari Local Government Area (LGA) of Katsina State. The affected communities are Tudun Garin-Yara, Kwandatso, Garin Labo, Shigi, Sabon-Garin Dunburan, Garin Dodo, Inwala,
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target=_blank>Polls: US Embassy Declares Friday Work-free Day

Alex Enumah in Abuja The Embassy of the United States of America, Abuja and Consulate General in Lagos have announced a closure of their offices on Friday, February 22, in observance of the public holiday declared by the federal government. The embassy in a statement said the closure was to encourage its Nigerian employees go
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target=_blank>Nigeria, Others Launch Offensive against ISWAP, Boko Haram

Kingsley Nwezeh in Abuja The member-countries of the Lake Chad Basin Commission, notably Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger Republic Thursday launched a grand military offensive against terrorists’ groups, Islamic State of West Africa (ISWAP) and Boko Haram in a final push to flush out the insurgents from North-east. This is coming as military authorities said
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target=_blank>I Didn’t Resign, Says Osinbajo

Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has denied the purported news of his resignation which was widely circulated on social media. In a press statement issued yesterday, the vice president’s media aide, Laolu Akande, said his principal denied the rumour at a meeting with young Christian leaders in Lagos on Wednesday
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target=_blank>FIRS Generates N23bn from Unpaid Taxes on Corporate Accounts

Jonathan Eze The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has generated over N23 billion in unpaid taxes from the recently suspended substitution exercise on corporate bank accounts, which was marked by the imposition of restriction on the accounts of tax-defaulting organisations. This was disclosed in Lagos yesterday by the FIRS Chairman, Mr. Babatunde Fowler. The FIRS
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target=_blank>Many Sustain Injuries as APC, PDP Clash in Osinbajo’s Convoy

Hammed Shittu in Ilorin Two people were reportedly injured Thursday during an alleged attack on the convoy of Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo in Ilorin, Kwara State capital Osinbajo was in Ilorin on door-to-door consultations with the leaders of All Progressives Congress(APC) in the state ahead of Saturday’s polls in the country. Though the details
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target=_blank>Kajuru Killings: I Advised el-Rufai against Quoting Figures of Casualities, Says CP

SOKAPU blames Kaduna gov for crisis John Shiklam in Kaduna and Kuni Tyessi in Abuja The Kaduna State Police Commissioner, Ahmad Abdulrahman, has stated that he advised Governor Nasir el-Rufai against quoting figures arising from the killings in communities in Kajuru Local Government Area of the state until investigations are completed. This is coming as
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Gowon Tasks INEC on Seamless, Free Elections

Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (rtd), has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to be fully prepared to conduct the rescheduled elections to be adjudged as seamless and efficient. Gowon made the call yesterday in Abuja at a news conference on the state of the nation with […]
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