Thisday Newspaper News Today Sunday 24th February 2019
Top Nigeria news Dailies Update from Thisday Newspaper News Today 24/02/19
target=_blank>Army: We Have No Plan to Kill Wike
Olaseni Durojaiye The Nigerian Army Saturday denied reports that its officers attempted to assassinate Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike. In a statement issued on Saturday night by the army spokesperson, Musa Sagir, the Nigerian army described the report as bogus and an outright falsehood. The governor was reported to have highlighted recent attempt at his
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target=_blank>Olawepo-Hashim Urges Losers to Congratulate Winner
Udora Orizu in Abuja The Presidential Candidate of People’s Trust (PT), Mr. Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim saturday called on other presidential candidates to concede defeat and congratulate whoever emerges the winner of the presidential election. Olawepo-Hashim spoke to THISDAY shortly after voting in his polling unit at Lagos Road Junction, Usuma Ward, Bwari Area council Abuja, saying
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target=_blank>Aret Adams Foundation Institutes Professorial Chair at UNIPORT
Olaseni Durojaiye The Aret Adams Foundation at the weekend disclosed that the foundation has instituted the Aret Adams Professorial Chairs at the University of Port Harcourt in collaboration with Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC). The foundation announced that its 16th Lecture Series would hold February 28 at the Agip Recital Hall of Muson Center Lagos,
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target=_blank>At Vatican Summit, Cardinal Says Sexual Abuse Files Destroyed
Tobi Soniyi in Lagos A senior Roman Catholic Cardinal, Reinhard Marx Saturday said that files documenting child sexual abuse were destroyed, allowing offences to continue. The German Cardinal told a conference on paedophilia in the Church that procedures to prosecute offenders “were deliberately not complied with”. According to him, the rights of victims were effectively
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target=_blank>Court Grants FG’s Plea to Prosecute JPMorgan over $875m Malabu Oil Deal
Alex Enumah in Abuja A High Court sitting in London has granted Nigeria’s plea to allow it proceed with the trial of JP Morgan Chase over allegations bordering on misappropriation of State funds in the sum of $875 million. The presiding judge, Justice Andrew Burrows gave the order on Thursday in respect of the alleged
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target=_blank>Aiteo Pays DPR $82m to Renew OML 29 Lease for 20 Years
Chineme Okafor in Abuja Documents obtained Saturday in Abuja by THISDAY have shown that indigenous oil and gas company – Aiteo Group, has completed its payment of $82 million to the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) for the renewal of its operational lease on Oil Mining Lease (OML) 29. According to the documents, the company
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target=_blank>Soldiers Kill Photographer, PDP Ward Chair in Bayelsa
Emmanuel Addeh in Yenagoa and Sylvester Idowu in Warri Armed men, suspected to be soldiers, Saturday killed a Government House Photographer, Mr. Reginald Dei and one other person at Oweikorogha, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area, Bayelsa State. In a similar case, three persons were reported dead in Amukpe, near Sapele, Delta state while two other
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target=_blank>Disappointment as Gunmen Kill One in Ibadan
Kemi Olaitan in Ibadan The presidential and National Assembly poll Saturday recorded its first known disaster around 2 pm on in Ibadan, the capital city of Oyo State after a school boy was killed by suspected urchins known as ‘One Million Boys’. THISDAY findings revealed that the incident happened during the collation of results at
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target=_blank>Charles Aniagolu: ARISE TV Has Put Africa on Global Map
When broadcast journalists get to work on breaking news, interviews and analyses, it’s a moment that separates men from boys. Charles Aniagolu, a news anchor with ARISE TV makes live news casting look easy. Beyond his signature voice, good looks and delivery, he practises his craft with command, comfort and clarity. Having worked with the
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While most companies engaged in special giveaways and treats for their customers on St Valentine’s Day, the CEO of Zaron Cosmetics, Oke Maduewesi, showered widows with tender love and care. Vanessa Obioha reports Oke Maduewesi was just 30 years old when she lost her husband in the 2005 Sosoliso plane crash. At the time, she was […]
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