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  1. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Rerun Polls Marred by Violence in Kano, Bauchi, Benue, Adamawa – Thisdaylive

    Saturday’s supplementary elections meant to bring down the curtain on inconclusive polls in the governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections in Kano, … Read more via Thisdaylive – https://ift.tt/2HLYqPU Get More Nigeria Political News
  2. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Sniffer Dogs, 95 Ships, 12 Aircraft Deployed for Operation ‘Obangame Express’ – Thisdaylive

    The United States Naval Forces Africa (US NAVAF), yesterday, revealed that one of the successes of this year’s Obagame Express, a multinational maritime interdiction on the Gulf of Guinea, was the deployment of drug sniffer dogs and vertical assault simulations at sea by special forces...
  3. Nigeria Business News

    Business NLNG Eyes Q4 2019 for Train-7 FID, Secures Local Content Plan – Thisdaylive

    The Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Limited, yesterday disclosed that it would take a final investment decision (FID) on its new 8 million metric tonnes per annum (mtpa) Train-7 gas plant by the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2019. The FID on the much publicised $12 billion … Read more via...
  4. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Yari: Zamfara Bandits Better Equipped than Security Forces – Thisdaylive

    Zamfara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, yesterday in Abuja said bandits terrorising the state were more equipped than the entire security forces deployed to combat their activities. Yari, who made this disclosure while fielding questions from … Read more via Thisdaylive –...
  5. Nigeria Business News

    Business NNPC Extends Gas Pipeline to Algeria, Advances Northern Oil Search – Thisdaylive

    The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is to amend its planned northern corridor gas supply line to extend it to Algeria from Kano, a distance of over 2,000 kilometres according to calculations by Google map. The corporation also stated that it is making progress in … Read more...
  6. Nigeria Political News

    Politics CUPP Accuses APC of Plotting to Dethrone Sultan of Sokoto, Kano Emir – Thisdaylive

    The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has raised the alarm over an alleged plot by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to force Sultan of Sokoto and Emir of Kano out of their thrones if they win Saturday supplementary governorship election for refusing to be dragged into partisan...
  7. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Atiku Resuscitates Alleged Certificate Scam against Buhari – Thisdaylive

    Just when Nigerians thought that the controversy surrounding President Muhammadu Buhari’s school certificate had been rested, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate in the February 23 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has resuscitated it. In the … Read more via...
  8. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Seven Persons Feared Dead as Truck Plunges into River Niger in Kogi – Thisdaylive

    No fewer than seven persons yesterday lost their lives as the truck in which they were travelling plunged into River Niger at KotonKarfe community in Kogi State. The Kogi State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr. Emmanuel Abe, who confirmed the … Read more via...
  9. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro No Racist Chinese Restaurant in Lagos, Govt Insists – Thisdaylive

    The Lagos State Government has denied claims in the conventional and social media that a racist Chinese restaurant called Shi Shi is operating n Lagos. The Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, debunked the allegations in a statement yesterday, claiming that the state...
  10. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Fleeing Boko Haram Members Kill Three in Borno Community – Thisdaylive

    Fleeing suspected Boko Haram members on Monday besieged Lassa town, in Borno State destroying some properties and killing three persons. This is coming as suspected members of the group have attacked villages in Madagali and … Read more via Thisdaylive – https://ift.tt/2Hv5VeI Get More...
  11. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Lawmakers Set to Investigate Military Involvement in Polls – Thisdaylive

    The House of Representatives has adopted a motion to probe the involvement of military personnel during the just concluded general election. The House of Representatives member representing Nsukka/Igbo-Eze South federal constituency of Enugu State, Hon. Asadu Patrick, in his motion tagged...
  12. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Bauchi Guber: INEC Vows to Vacate Court Order – Thisdaylive

    Following the order of a Federal High Court, Abuja barring the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from continuing with the collation and declaration of the result of the Bauchi State governorship election held on March 9, 2019, the commission has vowed to take steps … Read more...
  13. Nigeria Political News

    Politics I Deserve to be Principal Officer in 9th Senate, Says Tinubu – Thisdaylive

    Senator representing Lagos Central constituency on the platform of All Progressive Congress (APC), Senator Oluremi Tinubu, has said that she deserved to be a principal officer in the 9th Senate. The former First Lady of Lagos state, disclosed this Thursday in Abuja while speaking with …...
  14. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro EU, Other Foreign Observers Condemn Military’s Involvement in Elections – Thisdaylive

    The European Union (EU) Election Observation Mission Nigeria 2019, the International Republican Institute (IRI), the National Democratic Institute (NDI) and other foreign election … Read more via Thisdaylive – https://ift.tt/2VSsYDu Get More Nigeria Metro News
  15. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Army Bars PDP Agents from Collation Centres in Rivers – Thisdaylive

    Fear that the army may be working against some political parties in the governorship and state assembly elections in Rivers State were highlighted Saturday as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) complained that the military was preventing its accredited agents from accessing the collation...
  16. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Bauchi Governor Loses Polling Unit to PDP – Thisdaylive

    Counting of votes has commenced in polling units in Bauchi, producing its first shocker as incumbent governor Muhammed Abubakar of APC lost his polling unit to Bala Mohammed of PDP. Announcing the outcome of the election in the governor’ s Gindin Durumi polling unit of Bauchi metropolis...
  17. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro EFCC Arrests Imo, Kwara AGs, Others over N2bn Money Laundering – Thisdaylive

    The Accountant Generals of both the Imo and Kwara States government are currently helping the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) with information on what they know about how huge sums belonging to their various states were divested into personal ventures. According to information...
  18. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Buhari Makes U-Turn, Says Second Term will Be Peaceful, Prosperous – Thisdaylive

    Barely a week after President Muhammadu Buhari said his next tenure would be tough, the president yesterday toned down his language, saying his next four years would rather be peaceful and prosperous. Buhari, who made this … Read more via Thisdaylive – https://ift.tt/2NQ61hh Get More...
  19. Nigeria Business News

    Business Report: Oil Sector Contributes 92.9% of Illicit Financial Flows – Thisdaylive

    A report by the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) and Trust Africa has disclosed how companies and persons doing business in Nigeria’s oil and gas sector contribute 92.9 per cent of the total amount of illicit financial flows (IFFs) the country records … Read more...
  20. Nigeria Business News

    Business Buhari Faces Hard Choices on Economy, Says Report – Thisdaylive

    As President Muhammadu Buhari begins to wind down his first term in office and prepares for his second tenure, pan-African rating agency, Augusto & Co, has said the president will be faced with “hard choices with no easy way out.” The firm stated this in a report … Read more via Thisdaylive...
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