Thisday Newspaper News Today Tuesday 10th September 2019
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Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has ordered officials of the state not to join issues with the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, over the hostile comments credited to the former governor of the state. Oshiomhole, had in a statement by his Chief Press […]
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Ejiofor Alike with agency reports Oil prices rose more than two per cent yesterday after the new Saudi Energy Minister, Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, confirmed expectations that he would stick with his country’s policy of limiting crude output to support prices. Prince Abdulaziz, son of Saudi King Salman and a long-time member of the Saudi […]
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James Sowole in Akure Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammadu Saad Abubakar, yesterday called on the traditional institutions to raise their voice against denigrating the nation’s diversity and criminalisation of ethnicity. The Sultan made the call in Akure, Ondo State while delivering a public lecture organised to commemorate 2019 Ulefunta, an annual traditional festival being celebrated by […]
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European mega carrier, British Airways will cancel all its flights from today following the prospect of a widespread pilot strike. The airline has directed that passengers should not turn up at the airports because there would be no flights. “After many months of trying to resolve the pay dispute, we are extremely sorry that it […]
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Seriki Adinoyi in Jos Senator Istifanus Gyang representing Plateau North in the Senate has expressed shock and sadness at the manner assailants recently resumed killings in Plateau State, describing it as unfortunate. His condemnation came on the heels of a fresh attack on Nding Loh village of Fan District of Barkin Ladi Local Government Area […]
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Emmanuel Ugwu in Umuahia The National and State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal (Panel II) sitting in Umuahia, capital of Abia State, yesterday nullified the election of the Senate Chief Whip, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu. In a unanimous judgment read by a member of the panel, Justice P.C. Igwe, the tribunal held that the mandate that […]
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Panic has gripped the Nigerian state governors following the directive for repayments of the loans they received from the federal government between 2015 and 2017. The federal government gave out the loans as bailouts during the financial crisis in the states. The Ministry of Finance has put the total indebtedness of the states to the […]
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Peter Uzoho As Nigerians anxiously await stable electricity supply in the country, the Chairman of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Prof. James Momoh, has expressed optimism that, “stable power supply in the nation will be realised in our life time.” Momoh, explained that this would take place when the metering situation in the country […]
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Idowu Sowunmi A National and State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, yesterday nullified the election of Hon. Kolapo Korede Osunsanya, representing Ijebu Central Federal Constituency. Osunsanya, otherwise called KKO, was elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Taiwo Shote, had […]
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Chineme Okafor in Abuja The United Kingdom has set up another funding window to improve electricity access to Nigerians and 14 other African countries, especially vulnerable rural communities and marginalised groups, using clean off-grid solar electricity. Expected to last for the next four years and funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), the […]
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