Thisday Newspaper News Today Sunday 20th September 2020

Thisday Newspaper News Today Sunday 20th September 2020

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EDO GOVERNORSHIP 2020 THE CONVERSATION

With three days to the gubernatorial election in Edo state, the main candidates will appear on The Morning Show on ARISE News to discuss their vision for the state. Wednesday, 16 September 2020. Governor Obaseki and Pastor Ize Iyamu will appear on The Morning Show at 8AM today to discuss their vision for the state. …
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Offensive Against the Wrong Target

BY KAYODE KOMOLAFE (THE HORIZON) In his closing remarks at the ministerial retreat last week, President Muhammadu Buhari ordered members of his administration to “go on the offensive“ against “irresponsible and politically motivated activists.” Pray, has Buhari lost patience with the critics of his administration? The President proudly listed the “achievements” of his government which …
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Amuta, Kukah and the ‘Politics of Moral Consequence’

 GUEST COLUMNI:   JIDEOFOR ADIBE Dr Chidi Amuta’s elegantly entitled article ‘2023: Igbos and the Politics of Moral Consequence’ (THISDAY, August 23 2020) and Bishop Kukah’s rejoinder, ‘Of Igbos, 2023 and Politics of Moral Consequence’ (THISDAY, September 2 2020) have perhaps opened up the space for robust, unemotional conversations not just about the current clamour …
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Dousing Tension, Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu, Others Commit to Peaceful Election

•Tinubu urges electorate to reject Edo gov •We will win, Atiku, PDP reply By Chuks Okocha in Abuja, Peter Uzoho in Lagos and Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City Ahead of the September 19 governorship election in Edo State, all the political parties and their candidates, particularly the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), …
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Buhari: I Borrow to Fix Infrastructure, Attract Investments

•Advisory council lists measures to lift 100m from poverty By Omololu Ogunmade For the first time yesterday, President Muhammadu Buhari defended borrowing by his administration, saying he borrows to fix roads, rail and attract investments. Speaking at a virtual meeting with members of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council (PEAC), Buhari said his government was borrowing …
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FG, Labour Talks on Petrol Price Rise End in Stalemate

By Onyebuchi Ezigbo The talks between the federal government and the organised labour on the removal of petrol subsidy and the increase in electricity tariffs ended in a stalemate yesterday without the parties fixing any date to continue the negotiations. While welcoming the labour leaders to the meeting held at the Bouquet Hall of the …
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Emefiele Urges Banks to Raise Agric Lending to 10%

•FG promises strong economic recovery amidst COVID-19 By James Emejo, Folalumi Alaran in Abuja and Nume Ekeghe in Lagos The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, yesterday tasked the banking sector to consider an increase in the percentage of loans to the agriculture sector from the current four per cent …
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Soyinka Backs Obasanjo, Says Nigeria Divided under Buhari

By Ejiofor Alike Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has thrown his weight behind President Olusegun Obasanjo’s criticism of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration as heading Nigeria towards state failure, insisting that the country is more divided as never before. Soyinka in a statement issued yesterday from his Autonomous Residence of Ijegba, Idi-Aba Estate, Abeokuta, Ogun State, …
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FG, LASG Stop Barge Operations along Marina Coastline

By Segun James The Lagos Marina is set to regain its beauty and serenity, with the planned stoppage of barge operations along the coastline, according to a statement issued yesterday by the Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Gbenga Omotoso. The federal government, in conjunction with Lagos State Government (LASG), yesterday ordered the …
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Analysts Seek Subsidy on Food Production, FX Liquidity

•Inflation rises to 13.22% By James Emejo in Abuja and Nume Ekeghe Analysts yesterday advised the federal government to subsidise food production in the short term and ameliorate the pressure on the foreign exchange (FX) as inflation sustained its upward trajectory to 13.22 per cent in August from 12.82 per cent in the preceding month. …
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