Thisday Newspaper News Today Tuesday 13th August 2019

Thisday Newspaper News Today Tuesday 13th August 2019

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Army Repels Insurgents after Fierce Seven-hour Battle

Three soldiers, 11 fighters, five others killed NAF pounds more terrorists’ locations, kill many Kingsley Nwezeh in Abuja A new war strategy recently launched by the Nigerian Army has spurred troops to foil an attempt by fighters of the Islamic State for West African Province (ISWAP) to occupy Gubio Local Government Area (LGA) in Borno […]
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10 Nigerian Pilgrims Die in Saudi Arabia as Hajj Ends Today

Olawale Ajimotokan in Mina, Saudi Arabia The number of Nigerian pilgrims that have died in Saudi Arabia in this year’s hajj exercise, which officially comes to an end today, has risen to 10. Information from Mina, Saudi Arabia, where Nigerian pilgrims are camped, yesterday confirmed the death of a male pilgrim from Bauchi State. The Chairman […]
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Minimum Wage: FG Blames Labour for Delay in Implementation

The federal government has attributed the delay in the implementation of the “Consequential Adjustment” of the N30,000 new minimum wage to the unrealistic demands of labour unions. The Chairman, National Salaries, Income and Wages Commission (NSIWC), Chief Richard Egbule, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja yesterday. […]
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TCN Explains Protracted Epileptic Power Supply

Ibrahim Shuaibu in Kano The Managing Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Mr. Usman Mohammed, has declared that unless the distribution companies (DisCos) are recapitalised, power supply will remain epileptic. Mohammed spoke yesterday in Kano during an inspection of TCN’s facilities. The TCN chief said due to the slow pace of investment by the Discos, […]
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Apapa Gridlock: Presidential Team to Meet Residents Today

The Presidential Task Team on the decongestion of Apapa gridlock would hold a town hall meeting with all Apapa residents today. Disclosing this in a statement issued yesterday, the team’s Vice Chairman, Kayode Opeifa said the meeting scheduled to hold at the St Andrew’s Anglican Church Hall on Oscar Ibru Way, former Marine Road is […]
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We’ve Diminished Activities of Bandits in North-west, Says Air Chief

Francis Sardauna in Katsina Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has disclosed that the achievement recorded in the ongoing Operation HADARIN DAJI in the North-west region of the country was a clear indication that the capacity of miscreants carrying out bloody attacks on innocent citizens in the region has been diminished. Operation HADARIN DAJI was launched by the Nigerian […]
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Fayemi Solicits Supports for Nigeria Army to Tackle Insecurity

Victor Ogunje in Ado Ekiti   Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has called for more support for the officers and men of the Nigerian Army to enable them overcome security challenges confronting the country. Fayemi applauded the peace-keeping efforts of the Army in the North-east of the country where it has been battling insurgency in the […]
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NITDA’s Data Regulation Can Lead to Clash with NCC, ALTON Alleges

Emma Okonji  Association of Licensed Telecoms Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) has raised concern over the impending danger in the implementation of the country’s data protection regulation document by the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), insisting that such action will cause serious regulatory friction between the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and NITDA. ALTON, in a […]
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Buhari Drops Ita Enang as National Assembly Aide 

Strong indication has emerged that President Muhammadu Buhari has dropped Senator Ita Enang as his aide on National Assembly Matters (Senate). Enang, a former senator from Akwa Ibom State, was appointed a special adviser to Buhari during the president’s first term. He has continued to act in that capacity in president’s second term, even when […]
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44 Parties Laud Violence-free Bayelsa LG Polls

Emmanuel Addeh in Yenagoa Forty four political parties under the umbrella of Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) in Bayelsa State yesterday lauded the ‘violence-free’ conduct of the local government election last Saturday by the State Independent Electoral Commission (BYSIEC). A statement issued in Yenagoa, the state capital, and signed by IPAC Chairman, Mr. Eneyi Zidougha, described the […]
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