Thisday Newspaper News Today Monday 6th July 2020

Thisday Newspaper News Today Monday 6th July 2020

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In Peace Drive, APC Caretakers Meet Tinubu, Akande, Others

PDP screens Ondo deputy gov, eight others Chuks Okocha in Abuja The Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) thursday reached out to two leaders of the party in the South-west, Senator Bola Tinubu and Chief Bisi Akande, as part of efforts to resolve the crises in the party. The committee, chaired by Yobe …
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Military Targets Boko Haram Sponsors

Nwezeh Kingsley in Abuja The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) thursday said intelligence agencies, including the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) and the Department of State Services (DSS) have launched a manhunt for the sponsors of Boko Haram and Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) terror groups to speed up end to the insurgency. It, however, noted …
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Buhari Drops Oguntade, Nsofor, Renews 12 Non-career Ambassadors

Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari thursday dropped Nigeria’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Justice George Oguntade, and the Ambassador to the United States, Justice Sylvanus Nsofor. He, however, renewed the appointments of 12 other non-career ambassadors, promising to uphold the principle of fair representation and inclusiveness in all governance affairs. A statement …
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FG Laments Astronomical Rise in COVID-19 Cases

Says Madagascar herb majorly anti-malaria Olawale Ajimotokan and Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The federal government has raised the alarm over the rising cases of COVID-19 in the country, charging Nigerians to brace up for higher numbers. The country thursday recorded 626 new cases of COVID-19, bringing to 27,110 the number of confirmed cases in the …
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Church: We Lost 8,370 Members to Boko Haram in North-east

Daji Sani in Yola The largest indigenous Christian denomination in the North-east, Church of the Brethren in Nigeria, known in Hausa as Ekklesiyya Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN), has said that it lost over 8,370 members to Boko Haram attacks in the North-east. The EYN, an Adamawa-based denomination with headquarters in Kwarhi, Hong Local Government Area …
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FG: Plea Bargain Enhances Quick Return of Stolen Assets

Alex Enumah in Abuja The federal government Thursday said that the mechanism of a plea bargain if well deployed is capable of fast-tracking the return of stolen assets to the nation. Solicitor-General of the Federation and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Justice, Mr. Dayo Apata (SAN), who described plea bargaining as an important component of the …
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NLC, PDP Reject Petrol Price Hike, Demand Reversal

Chuks Okocha in Abuja The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday kicked against the new fuel price of N143.80k announced by the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA). They described the fuel price hike, which PPPRA announced on Wednesday, as inhumane and unjustifiable. NLC, in a statement yesterday, said: “This …
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AMCON Takes over Pan Ocean’s Assets over N240bn Debt

Dike Onwuamaeze The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has taken over all assets belonging to Pan Ocean Group and its subsidiaries. A statement Thursday from AMCON said the takeover followed the order of Justice A.M. Liman of the Federal High Court. Pan Ocean Group is promoted by Dr. Festus Fadeyi, a Lagos-based oil and …
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Fitch: Nigeria’s Insurance Sector Growth Constrained by Widespread Poverty

Obinna Chima Fitch Ratings, one of the global rating agencies, has identified the “low average earnings and widespread poverty” in Nigeria as some factors weighing on insurance affordability and the growth of the sector. The rating agency stated this in its latest Nigeria Banking and Financial Services Report for the third quarter of 2020, which …
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Buhari Inaugurates FCC, FCSC, RMAFC Boards’ Members

FG charges agency to shore up non-oil revenues Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday swore in members of the Federal Character Commission (FCC), Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC) and Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC). The ceremony, at the State House in Abuja, was graced by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; Secretary to …
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