Thisday Newspaper News Today Friday 10th May 2019
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Ernest Chinwo in Port Harcourt The Chairman, Editorial Board of THISDAY Newspapers, Olusegun Adeniyi, has called on professional marketers in Nigeria to package agriculture as “sexy” in order to make it attractive to Nigerian youths. He said such move would pull the youths into participation just like the creative industry like Nollywood. Adeyini, a former […]
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Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City Former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd), has commended the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, on his ‘sterling developmental strides’ in the state, calling on the Edo people to continue to support the governor and his policies. Abdulsalami disclosed this thursday while addressing journalists after a closed-door meeting with […]
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Amby Uneze in Owerri The Imo State House of Assembly Thursday suspended the chairmen of the 27 local government areas (LGAs) of the state for reasons that not unconnected with their failure to honour the assembly’s invitation. THISDAY gathered that motion for the immediate suspension of the chairmen was moved by Mr. Chika Madumere representing […]
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Akinwale Akintunde A human rights activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Femi Falana, has berated the Nigerian Navy for feigning ignorance as to the whereabouts of 15 persons that have been in detention for eight months. The navy’s Director of Information, Commodore Suleman Dahun, had said on Monday that the detainees were not […]
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Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja As the race for the leadership of the ninth assembly becomes fierce, six state chairmen of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the South-south zone have endorsed Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege for the position of the Deputy Senate President. Their endorsement was contained in a letter addressed to President Muhammadu Buhari; the […]
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Nigeria remains unopposed in its bid for the presidency of the 74th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Ms Monica Gravley, spokesperson to the President of the outgoing 73rd UNGA, Ms Maria Espinosa, has said. Gravley disclosed this to UN correspondents in New York thursday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported that the country is […]
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Onuminya Innocent in Sokoto The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Sokoto State, Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu Sokoto, and the party have filed an application before the 2019 Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Sokoto, seeking to quash some parts of the order it had earlier granted to Governor Aminu Tambuwal and the Peoples […]
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Minister, neighbour mull legal action against labour Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said that it would hold a national protest on Monday in Abuja to express displeasure over the alleged use of thugs to attack its members who were on peaceful demonstration at the residence of the Minister of Labour […]
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Martins Ifijeh A pressure group, the Zamfara Advocate, has raised concern over increased insecurity in Zamfara State, saying efforts by the federal government to address the scourge has not yielded much results. In a statement made available to THISDAY thursday and signed by 10 members of the group, it said recent efforts by the government […]
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Ibrahim Shuaibu in Kano Isa Bayero, the former aide to the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammad Sanusi II, thursday honoured the invitation by the Kano Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission, over allegations of financial misappropriation of the Kano Emirate’s funds. Bayero who also served as chief aide to the late Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado […]
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