Thisday Newspaper News Today Wednesday 16th October 2019

Thisday Newspaper News Today Wednesday 16th October 2019

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Senate Passes Amended Production Sharing Contract Bill

Chuks Okocha in Abuja The Senate has passed the Deep Offshore and Inland Basin Production Sharing Contract Act (PSCA) 2004(amendment) Bill 2019, which would enable Nigeria to earn about $1.5 billion from International Oil Companies (IOCs) operating in the country. The amendment followed the reception of a formal request from President Muhammadu Buhari, which sought […]
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Forensic Psychiatrist Harps on National Strategy, Legislation Change towards Mental Health

Funmi Ogundare Parents, teachers and school managers recently converged on the Main Auditorium, Lagos Business School for the second edition of the Olashore International School mental wellness programme, aimed at promoting awareness of the incidence of suicide among youths in the country and provide guides to tackle the challenges. The programme, with the theme ‘Suicide […]
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Queen’s College Rewards Outstanding Teachers

As part of activities to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day, Queen’s College, Yaba has rewarded teachers who distinguished themselves in the service to humanity. The school rewarded the best teacher for each class- junior secondary two (JS2), JS 3, senior secondary one (SS1), SS2 and SS3. There were also prizes for the most caring […]
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Feud in Buhari’s Home Shows Disorganisation in Presidency, Says PDP

Chuks Okocha in Abuja Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday described the feud within the first family as a disgrace and an unnecessary distraction from governance. PDP also described the dirty public fight between the First Lady, Aisha Buhari and President Muhammadu Buhari’s cousins over rooms in the Presidential Villa as disgraceful, alleging that the ugly […]
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Lagos Ready to Pay above N30,000 Minimum Wage, Says Sanwo-Olu

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State yesterday disclosed that the State is ready to pay more than the N30,000 benchmark for the National Minimum Wage. Sanwo-Olu said the implementation of the new minimum wage payment would take off when the federal government and the labour unions conclude their negotiations. The state, he said, was drawing […]
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2019/20 NPFL to Kick-off November 3 and End May 31, 2020

The League Management Company (LMC) has announced November 3, 2019 as the kick-off date of the 2019/20 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) with match slated at all ten venues. This followed a consultative meeting between the LMC and heads of the 20 participating clubs in Abuja on Monday, October 14, during which the Chairman of […]
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Seplat Acquires Eland Oil for N137.52bn

Eromosele Abiodun Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc (Seplat) yesterday announced that it has reached agreement on the terms of a recommended cash acquisition of the entire issued and to be issued ordinary share capital of Eland Oil and Gas Plc. The company in a statement said the deal will be effected by means of a […]
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Suspected Herdsmen Amputate Benue Farmer’s Hand

George Okoh in Markurdi Suspected armed herdsmen have amputated the hand of Mrs. Grace Zeku during her attack in her farm. The attack took place at Gboogyo village, Guma Local Government Area, which is a border community with Nasarawa State last Friday. Zeku said the herdsmen ordered her to place her hand on a log […]
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Okowa Inaugurates 42-man Advisory Council

Omon-Julius Onabu in Asaba With a solemn charge to put on their thinking caps in order to steer his administration on the path of good governance, Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, yesterday inaugurated the state Advisory and Peace-Building Council in Asaba, under the chairmanship of former Information Minister, Prof. Sam Oyovbaire. Foremost among the […]
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Court Dismisses Suit against Fowler’s Tenure

A Federal High Court sitting in Kano, yesterday, dismissed a suit challenging the tenure of the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Babatunde Fowler. The court, which was presided over by Justice Lewis Allagoa, dismissed the suit when it upheld the preliminary objection filed by Fowler’s counsel, Paul Erokoro, (SAN) that […]
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