Thisday Newspaper News Today Monday 22nd February 2021

Thisday Newspaper News Today Monday 22nd February 2021

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target=_blank rel=noopener>Buhari Felicitates with Veteran Journalist, Nsikak Essien, at 70

By Deji Elumoye President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with foremost journalist and former Editor of National Concord Newspapers, Nsikak Essien, on his 70th birthday anniversary. The president, in a release issued on Sunday by his Media Adviser, Femi Adesina, rejoiced with the Essien family of Akwa Ibom State, well wishers, and the media community, as

target=_blank rel=noopener>Cattle, Food Sellers Threaten to Withdraw Services over Attack on Members

By Onyebuchi Ezigbo The leadership of the Amalgamated Union of Food and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria (AFUCDN), an affiliate of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has given the federal government till February 24 to address their demands or face total withdrawal of services nationwide. The union, which claimed to have over 35 affiliate groups, said

target=_blank rel=noopener>NAF Says 7 Died in Plane Crash, Orders Investigation

By Kingsley Nwezeh The Nigerian Air Force Sunday confirmed the death of seven personnel in an air crash involving one of its aircraft, Beechcraft KingAir B350i, which crashed while returning to Abuja after reporting engine failure. Earlier reports had claimed six persons died in the crash. A statement issued by the Spokesman of the Nigerian

target=_blank rel=noopener>Kagara Abduction: SERAP Urges Buhari to Probe, Recover Money Missing from UBEC, SUBEB

By Udora Orizu The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to direct the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, to work with appropriate anti-corruption agencies to promptly probe allegations of corruption in the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) and State Universal Basic Education

target=_blank rel=noopener>Fayemi Lauds Ekiti Community for Donating N60m for Varsity Take-off

By Victor Ogunje The Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has applauded the Ikere Ekiti community for donating a sum of N60 million as grant to the newly established Bamidele Olumilua University of Education, Science and Technology, Ikere-Ekiti (BOUESTI), for the smooth take-off of the citadel of learning. The University of Education, which was upgraded

target=_blank rel=noopener>IPCR Calls on Boko Haram Insurgents, Bandits, Ethnic Militias to Embrace Dialogue

By Michael Olugbode The Director General, Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR), Dr. Bakut T. Bakut, has called on Boko Haram insurgents, bandits and ethnic militias to sheathe their swords and come to a roundtable for dialogue. The DG, in a press release on Sunday signed by Ms. Esther Ndukwe of the Press Unit

target=_blank rel=noopener>(Updated) Video: Military Jet Crashes at Abuja Airport, Six Feared Killed

By Chinedu Eze A Nigerian Air Force NAF201 jet, a B350 aircraft, which departed Abuja at 1033UTC with six persons on board, including two crew, has crashed at the Abuja Airport. All six persons on board are reported dead. The aircraft was said to have reported engine failure at 1039 and crashed landed on the

target=_blank rel=noopener>Ubah Laments High Cost of Shipping, Seeks Abolition of Unjustifiable Bills

· Says cost of shipping to Nigeria one of the highest Tobi Soniyi The Senator representing Anambra South and National Leader of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), Dr. Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah has called on the federal government to urgently checkmate the exorbitant increase and unjustifiable shipping fees charged by shipping companies on Nigerian bound cargoes

target=_blank rel=noopener>Fulani Herdsmen Write Ogun Communities, Plot Fresh Attacks

Kayode Fasua in Abeokuta Palpable fear now grips no fewer than eight communities in the Yewa axis of Ogun State, following the alleged threat of fresh attacks from the umbrella body of the Fulani herdsmen, the Miyetti Allah. No fewer than 10 persons were reportedly killed with scores maimed and farmlands destroyed, in Yewaland, Ogun

target=_blank rel=noopener>Onyeama Clarifies Benin’s Comment on 37th State of Nigeria

Michael Olugbode in Abuja Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama yesterday clarified a statement credited to the President of Benin Republic, Mr. Patrice Talon said that he wanted Nigeria and the francophone state to be close as though the latter was the 37th state of the former. Onyeama clarified that Benin Republic, one of Nigeria’s closest

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