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  1. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Ita Enang’s Comments on RUGA Based on Greed, Says Akwa Ibom Govt – Thisdaylive

    Akwa Ibom State government has condemned the comments by the Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters, Senator Ita Enang on RUGA settlement, saying that it was based on greed and a desperate quest to cling to power despite already spending 20 years in public … Read more...
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    Politics Daura Emirate Commends Buhari for Tackling Insecurity – Thisdaylive

    The Emir of Daura, Dr. Umar Farouq Umar, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari on what he described as his achievements in the fight against banditry, kidnapping, insurgency and other related violent crimes bedeviling the country. The monarch also yesterday conferred … Read more via...
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    Politics Ekiti Monarchs Sue Fayemi over Appointment of Traditional Council Chair – Thisdaylive

    Sequel to the appointment of the Alawe of Ilawe Ekiti, Oba Adebanji Alabi, as the Chairman of the Ekiti State Traditional Council, some aggrieved monarchs have gone to court to seek the nullification of the action taken by the state Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi. The … Read more via...
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    Politics As EFCC Arrests Atiku’s Son-in-Law, PDP Accuses FG of Blackmail – Thisdaylive

    Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), in the early hours of yesterday, arrested Alhaji Babalele Abdullahi, a son-in-law to the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23, 2019 … Read more via Thisdaylive –...
  5. Nigeria Business News

    Business Dangote Refinery Completion Date Shifted – Thisdaylive

    The 650, 000 barrels per day (bpd) Dangote crude oil refinery may no longer be completed until the end of 2020 due to problems importing steel and other equipment. However, refining operation which was expected to begin at the facility early 2020 has been shifted, … Read more via...
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    Business Akintola Williams, First African Chartered Accountant, Turns 100 – Thisdaylive

    Chief Akintola Williams, the first African to qualify as a chartered accountant, clocked 100 years yesterday, putting family, friends and well-wishers in celebration mood. Akintola Williams was born on August 9, 1919 into the family of Thomas Ekundayo Williams, a clerk in the colonial service...
  7. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Widow of Living Faith Pastor Regains Freedom – Thisdaylive

    Oluwakemi Omolewa, widow of the late resident pastor of Living Faith Church, Romi New Extention, Kaduna, Jeremiah Omolewa, who was killed by kidnappers along the Kaduna-Abuja Road, has been set free by her abductors following the payment … Read more via Thisdaylive –
  8. Nigeria Business News

    Business ‘Blockchain Technology Will Enhance Financial Inclusion’ – Thisdaylive

    E-Tranzact, a Financial Technology and Switching Payment Company has stressed the need for the adoption and deployment of Blockchain technology, insisting that it will further enhance financial inclusion strategy in the country. The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the...
  9. Nigeria Business News

    Business Keystone Bank Appoints Three EDs – Thisdaylive

    Keystone Bank Limited has appointed three executive directors as members of its board of directors as part of a strategy to realign its operations for sustained business growth. The new directors who were appointed at the 49th yearly general meeting of the bank in Lagos recently, subject to...
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    Business NNPC Offers to Assist FIRS, DPR Recover Unpaid Taxes, Others from IOCs – Thisdaylive

    The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has offered to help the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) and Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) collect unpaid taxes and royalties from oil companies, including those on Joint Venture (JV) and Production Sharing Contract (PSC)...
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    Business Farmcrowdy to Expand Operations to 50,000 Farmers – Thisdaylive

    A Nigerian digital agriculture company, Farmcrowdy has disclosed that plans are underway to expand its operations in the country by increasing its capacity from 25000 farmers to over 50000. The Chief Executive Officer, Farm Crowdy, Onyeka Akumah, who said this during the unveiling ceremony of...
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    Business Oil Price Drops to $60 over US, China Trade War – Thisdaylive

    Global oil benchmark Brent futures fell more than two per cent yesterday on global growth concerns after US President Donald Trump last week threatened China with more tariffs, which could limit crude demand from the world’s two biggest buyers. Brent crude fell $1.38, or … Read more via...
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    Business State of Nigeria’s Refineries Shameful, Says Mele Kyari – Thisdaylive

    The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr. Mele Kyari, has bemoaned the non-functional state of refineries in the country, describing it as a shame on the country. Kyari also expressed sadness with Nigeria’s position as a net importer of petroleum...
  14. Nigeria Political News

    Politics 12 Arrested as Police, Soldiers Disperse Protesters in Lagos – Thisdaylive

    No fewer than 12 persons were arrested by security forces, comprising soldiers and policemen, with some others sustaining various degrees of injuries as police dispersed protesters during the #RevolutionNow protest, which began yesterday in Lagos.... Read more via Thisdaylive –...
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    Politics Atiku to Buhari: I Speak for Millions, Victims of Your Governance – Thisdaylive

    Former Vice President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to address concrete issues of misgovernment and devastation his administration … Read more via Thisdaylive –...
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    Politics Atiku Playing Up Negative Stories for Ulterior Motives, Says Presidency – Thisdaylive

    The Presidency yesterday in Abuja accused the former vice president and the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23, 2019 poll, Atiku Abubakar, of always playing up … Read more via Thisdaylive – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Osinbajo to Inaugurate Solar Power Project in Ebonyi Friday – Thisdaylive

    As part of the efforts by the present administration to provide uninterrupted electricity to Nigerian students by supplying power through off-grid captive power plants, the federal government under its Energising Education Programme (EPP) will today inaugurate the first solar hybrid power plant...
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    Politics Appeal Court Dismisses Suit Seeking to Exonerate Saro-Wiwa, Others – Thisdaylive

    The Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital, has dismissed an appeal by Gani Topba, the leader of a civil society group, Conscience of Ogoni People, against the judgment of Ogoni Civil Disturbances Tribunal of 1995 against the Ogoni environmental activist, Ken...
  19. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Ibadan Monarchs Vow Not to Return to Olubadan’s Palace as High Chiefs – Thisdaylive

    The two-year royal crisis within the Ibadan Traditional Council, Thursday assumed another dimension as indications emerged that there are still some scores to settle, with the new kings vowing that they would only return to the Olubadan palace if they were accorded due recognition as … Read...
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    Metro 348 Nigerian Soldiers Arrive in Madinah, as Temperature in Holy Land Gets Intense – Thisdaylive

    The Nigerian military contingent for the 2019 Hajj exercise has arrived in Madinah, Saudi Arabia. The 348 soldiers landed at the Prince Mohammed Abdulaziz International Airport early yesterday morning. They departed Lagos last Wednesday evening aboard a Flynas Flight XY5133 that also had …...