Nigeria Newspaper Front Pages Today Friday 1st March 2019
Here are some of the Nigeria Newspaper Front Pages Today on Thisday newspaper.
target=_blank>Ekiti N’ Assembly Elections: The Intrigues, Oddities and Uniqueness
By Victor Ogunje in Ado Ekiti The outcome of the just concluded presidential and National Assembly elections in Ekiti State were unique in many ways. It was more of an egoistic battle among the political giants and contending forces in the state and an opportunity to settle old and new scores. However, it was brutally
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target=_blank>ON EL-ZAKZAKY’S CONTINUED DETENTION
The continued detention of El-Zakzaky is unlawful Despite the recent sensational claim by the federal government that it spends about N3.5 million monthly to feed Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the Shi’ite Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), detained since December 2015, his supporters continue to hold repeated protests in Abuja, demanding his release. As we have
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target=_blank>Idanre/Ifedore Reps Election: Akinmade Calls for Calm, Congratulates Winner
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the February 23 House of Representatives election in Idanre/Ifedore Federal Constituency of Ondo State, Hon Kayode Akinmade, has said that despite the apparent irregularities and manipulations that trailed the election, aggrieved supporters, party faithful and members of the community should accept the result in good faith. Akinmade, a
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target=_blank>Foundation Addresses UN Global Summit
A Nigerian non-profit organisation, the Ane Osiobe International Foundation, was among the delegations that attended the recent UN organised 2019 Global Engagement Summit in New York. The Summit was held in support of the United Nations Association of the United States of America’s (UNA-USA). It was kicked off by the UN Secretary-General António Guterres. The
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target=_blank>Court Sacks Lulu-Briggs as Accord Party Rivers Guber Candidate
By Ernest Chinwo in Port Harcourt A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has ordered the removal of Dumo Lulu-Briggs as the governorship candidate of the Accord Party in Rivers State for the 2019 governorship election. In a three-hour judgment delivered Thursday, the presiding judge, Justice Emmanuel Obile, declared that Precious Baridoo, who was
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target=_blank>Nigeria to Attract $48bn of Planned $194bn Oil Investment in Africa
By Chineme Okafor in Abuja Nigeria will attract $48.04 billion or 24.8 per cent of an estimated $194 billion total oil and gas investment slated to be made in Africa within the next seven years, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has disclosed. Her closest rival on the continent, Angola, will take 11.3 per cent
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target=_blank>Buhari may Dissolve Cabinet before May 29, Says Presidential Aide
By Segun James Presidential spokesman, Mr. Femi Adesina, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari may dissolve his cabinet before May 29 to pave the way for the reconstitution of a new one. Adesina, who said this Thursday while fielding questions on ARISE News, a sister broadcast station of THISDAY Newspapers, stressed that the mandate of
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target=_blank>Lassa Fever Claims 15 Lives in Ondo
By James Sowole in Akure No fewer than 15 person have died of Lassa Fever in Ondo State between January and February 2019, while no fewer than 102 had been confirmed to be positive of the desease within the same period. The Chairman of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Dr Wale Oke, disclosed the figure
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target=_blank>INEC Chairman Meets with RECs, Strategises for Governorship Election
By Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja The Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has met with the Resident Electoral Commission (REC) as part of preparations for the March 9 governorship and state House of Assembly elections. The chairman, while meeting with the RECs at the commission’s headquarters Thursday in Abuja, said that the
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Police Disrupt Free Lagos Movement News Conference
· Teargas conference participants, invited leaders By Gboyega Akinsanmi A team of armed police officers from Area ‘F’ Police Command Thursday disrupted a world news conference organised by the Free Lagos Orange Movement, to end the political dynasty of the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Just before the […]
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