Thisday Newspaper News Today Thursday 17th October 2019
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Funmi Ogundare James Hope College (JHC), Agbor, Delta State, a co -educational initiative of the Jim Ovia Foundation, yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with American International School, Lagos (AISL). Under the MoU, the foundation has acquired the American School’s Lekki Campus facility to establish James Hope College. The acquisition will take effect from […]
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Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja The First Lady, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, wednesday in Abuja apologised to her children, family and Nigerians over a leaked old video, which showed her aggressively shouting on top of her voice in the State House, Abuja. The video, which was allegedly leaked by Fatima, the daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari’s nephew, […]
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The federal government has deported seven Koreans for life, the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), has said. The Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, carried out the deportation following the approval of the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola. A statement by the Public Relations Officer of Immigration, Sunday James gave the names of the […]
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David-Chyddy Eleke in Awka A tanker loaded with petroleum product wednesday exploded at Upper Iweka, Onitsha in Anambra State, killing a woman and her baby, while also burning down several shops. Source at Upper Iweka, the site of the incident, said the truck lost control and rammed into the wall of the popular Toronto Hospital […]
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Despite the peace deal by President Muhammadu Buhari and South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa to end xenophobic attacks in South Africa, the Nigerian community in South Africa has confirmed the killing of one of its members, Ikenna Otugo. The state visit to South Africa by Buhari earlier this month was hailed as historic by Ramaphosa, […]
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The Ghanaian Foreign and Regional Integration Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, has appealed to the federal government to allow goods from her country into Nigeria. The federal government had closed its borders since August for the purpose of checking smuggling. Speaking during a meeting with Nigeria’s High Commissioner to Ghana, Olufemi Abikoye, Botchwey said goods from […]
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A painting by the artist considered to be the father of Nigerian modernism has been bought for $1.4 million (£1.1million) at an auction in London after the owners googled the artist’s signature. Ben Enwonwu’s “Christine”, painted in 1971 in Lagos, had been in the home of the family of the sitter since then, auction house […]
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Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has signed five bills passed by the Eighth National Assembly into law, his Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly Matters (House of Representatives), Mr. Umar Yakubu, has said. Yakubu who made the announcement at a news conference in Abuja said that the laws were to ensure good governance […]
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Victor Ogunje in Ado Ekiti Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has assured that all the salary and pension arrears owed the workers and pensioners would be paid. Fayemi urged those nursing the fear that the arrears valued at N57 billion has become a bad debt to bury such erroneous impression. The governor upon […]
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Amnesty International (AI) has called on the International Court of Justice to commence investigation into crimes committed by Boko Haram and the Nigerian Military. It said in a statement that it had become obvious that Nigeria is not willing to bring perpetrators to book. Responding to the statement by the ICC Office of the Prosecutor […]
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