Thisday Newspaper News Today Saturday 23rd February 2019
Top Nigeria news Dailies Update from Thisday Newspaper News Today 23/02/19
target=_blank>‘Why Senator Ibrahim, 7 Others were Arrested’
By Hammed Shittu in Ilorin The Kwara State Police Commissioner, Mr. Kayode Egbetokun on Friday said that, Senator Rafiu Ibrahim, PDP senatorial candidate for Kwara South senatorial district for today’s election and seven other suspects in the state were arrested in connection with the incident at Ojoku where one was killed and Ilorin during the recent attack on the convoy of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
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target=_blank>PDP Drags Buhari, APC, INEC, AGF Army, Others to Court over Buhari’s Order
By Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has charged President Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress (APC), the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Nigeria Army, the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and the Nigeria Police to court over the President Muhammadu Buhari’s order to the military to deal ruthlessly with ballot boxes snatchers.
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target=_blank>Ex-NEC Boss, Nwosu Warns against Using Soldiers for Elections
By Peter Uzoho A former chairman of the National Electoral Commission (NEC), Prof. Humphrey Nwosu, has cautioned against deploying soldiers for the 2019 general elections which kicks off today with the presidential and National Assembly elections. Speaking on Channels Television yesterday, Nwosu who chaired the electoral umpire from 1989 to 1993 stressed that the electorate
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target=_blank>HURIWA Canvasses Support for Army for Successful Pools
A non-governmental organisation, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has urged Nigerians to support Nigerian Army in its internal security operations during the polls to make the exercise a success. It also tasked the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf to ensure that the internal mechanisms put in place to stop human rights
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target=_blank>Tension in Akwa Ibom over Threat to Arrest Speaker
By Okon Bassey in Uyo Tension has heightened in Akwa Ibom State as a Police Special Squad was said to have been dispatched to arrest the Speaker of the State House of Assembly and a candidate for Etinan Federal Constituency, Rt. Hon. Onofiok Luke. Sources alleged that the Akwa Ibom State Speaker may be arrested on Friday
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target=_blank>PDP: Why Katsina People Will Reject APC -PDP
By Francis Sardauna in Katsina The Katsina state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that eligible voters in the state will reject the candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the March 9th governorship election in the state. The state Chairman of the party, Salisu Yusuf Magijiri, who made the disclosure
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target=_blank>Buhari: No Plan to Impose Islam on Nigeria, Says Allegation Wicked
By Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja described as false and wicked allegations that he had conceived plans to impose his religion, Islam, on Nigeria. The president, according to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, accused those who came up with the allegation of merely
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target=_blank>Tinubu: I Have No Relation to or Interest in Act Technologies
By Olaoluwakitan Babatunde All Progressives Congress National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has condemned an online report incorrectly linking him with a company called Act Technologies Limited. Asiwaju has absolutely no relation to, or interest in, Act Technologies Limited, a statement by Tinubu Media Office yesterday pointed out. “He had never even heard of the company
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target=_blank>Fake $100 in Circulation, ABCON Warns
The Association of Bureaux De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON) on Friday alerted members of the public about ongoing security investigation into fake $100 bills allegedly imported into Nigeria from India. ABCON President, Alhaji Aminu Gwadabe, disclosed this in a statement after the association’s National Executive Council (NEC) meeting in Lagos. Gwadabe said the $100 bills
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Abia Community Seeks Ikpeazu’s Protection over Attacks
30 killed, 15,000 displaced in interstate border crisis since April 2018 By Emmanuel Ugwu in Umuahia The people of Isu clan in Arochukwu local government of Abia State have cried out to the state governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu over the incessant attacks by the neighbouring Utuma community of Cross River State, saying that Abia government had […]
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