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    Politics Fasoranti’s Daughter: Bakare Weeps, Says Nigeria’s ‘Cup Full’ – Thisdaylive

    The Serving Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, Lagos, Pastor Tunde Bakare, went a little emotional yesterday when he broke down in tears while lamenting the gruesome murder of Mrs. Funke Olakunrin, the daughter of Afenifere leader, Chief Reuben Fasoranti. While delivering his sermon in his...
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    Politics How Buhari, Saraki Peace Deal Collapsed. Why Senate President Left His Phones At Home - Thisdaylive

    Interesting details emerged at the weekend on how the rapprochement between President Muhammadu Buhari and Senate President Bukola Saraki penultimate Thursday collapsed, just a few days after. The truce meeting at Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Abuja, had in the attendance Vice-President Yemi...
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    Politics Senators Drop Impeachment, Consider Reprimand Of Buhari Over $496m Aircraft - Thisdaylive

    President Muhammadu Buhari may have survived a strong bid by some members of the National Assembly to impeach him over the payment of $496 million to the United States Government for the purchase of 12 Tucano military aircraft without the authorisation of the legislature as required by the 1999...
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    Politics Buhari Commissions N50bn FMN Sugar Estate, Says Nigeria Attracting Right Investment –...

    Plant to create 10,000 jobs Laleye Dipo and Sunday Okobi in Mokwa President Muhammadu Buhari has commended Flour Mills of Nigeria (FMN) Plc for its N50 billion investment in the Sunti Golden Sugar Estate in Mokwa, Niger State, saying the capital outlay by the miller was a clear manifestation …...
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    Politics Buhari Will Run for Presidency in 2019, Says SGF – Thisdaylive

    Nigeria will go 10 steps backwards if APC loses in 2019 Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja, with agency report The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, thursday declared that President Muhammadu Buhari would seek re-election in 2019. Mustapha who was represented by the...
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    Politics African Sports Writers Nominate Wike for ‘Power of Sports’ Award – Thisdaylive

    The International Sports Press Association, Africa (AIPS), has nominated Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, for the AIPS Africa ‘Power of Sports’ (POS) award. President AIPS Africa, Mr Mitchell Obi, announced this during a courtesy visit to the governor at The Government House in Port …...
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    Politics 2018: I’m Better Fit for APC Winning Strategy Than Oni, Fayemi, Says Ex-senator – Thisdaylive

    Former senator representing Ekiti North senatorial district, Mr. Ayo Arise, yesterday said he stands a better chance to win the 2018 governorship poll for the All Progressives Congress (APC) than former Governors Segun Oni and Kayode... Read more via Thisdaylive – http://ift.tt/2spPGsE...
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    Politics Catholic Bishops: Why We Told Buhari the Truth – Thisdaylive

    The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) yesterday gave reasons why they had to confront President Muhammadu Buhari with the truth on several national issues facing the country. The bishops had last week met with President Buhari at the Read more via Thisdaylive –...
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    Politics Obaseki Mourns Death of General Shagaya – Thisdaylive

    The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has expressed shock over the sudden passing of a former Internal Affairs Minister, General John Shagaya (rtd), who died in a motor accident today.The governor who condoled with the family of the late retired General said Shagaya’s death was a loss …...
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    Metro Two Other Nigerians Arrested in Connection with Murder in Italy – Thisdaylive

    Two other Nigerians have been arrested over the death of an Italian teenager and drug addict, Pamela Mastropietro in Macerata. The two suspects are Desmond Lucky, 22 years old and Lucky Awelima, 27, according to reports. They have denied the allegation. Innocent Oseghale, 29, who was first...
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    Entertainment Julius Agwu Returns with Festival of Love – Thisdaylive

    Multiple award winning comedian and actor, Julius D’Genius Agwu will stage the 2018 edition of his annual Festival of Love gig February 11, 2018 at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja. Billed to perform at this year’s event are celebrated entertainers, such as Okey Bakassi, Senator, Dan...
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    Politics IBB: Sorry, I’m Not Interested – Thisdaylive

    Loud Whispers I received a call very late Sunday night. It was an international recruitment agent and they wanted to know if I would be interested in being our highly respected and influential former Military President’s new spokesperson. I did not think twice before I refused the offer and hung...
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    Business Britain to Add Naira to List of Accepted Trade Currencies – Thisdaylive

    CBN intervenes with Fresh $325.64m By Obinna Chima with agency report Britain’s Export Finance Agency will add the Naira to its list of “pre-approved currencies”, allowing it to provide financing for transactions with Nigerian businesses denominated in the local currency. The Naira will become...
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    Business StarTimes Subscribers Hit 4 Million Mark, Invests $220m in Nigeria – Thisdaylive

    Chinese pay per view television, StarTimes, has announced that it now has about four million customers on the network. The figures were given by the Vice President of the company, Mrs. Guo Zi Qi, at the Chinese New Year and Animation Festival in Abuja. Guo said that the digital … Read more...
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    Metro Police Debunk Viral Video of Rampaging Herdsmen in Lagos – Thisdaylive

    Chiemelie Ezeobi Following the viral video of an alleged attack by herdsmen along the Lagos/Ibadan Expressway, the Lagos State Police Command wednesday debunked the claims. In a statement made available to THISDAY by the state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Chike Oti, the command described...
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    Politics Nigeria Pays US Govt $496m for Acquisition of 12 Tucano Fighter Jets – Thisdaylive

    Shettima lauds war theatre commander, Nicholas, says predecessor was a disaster Olawale Ajimotokan and Michael Olugbode in Maiduguri The Nigerian government has paid the United States government $496 million for the acquisition of 12 Super Tucano fighter jets to be used by the Nigerian Air Force...
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    Politics Ex-Speakers Meet in Amaechi’s House – Thisdaylive

    Forum insists meeting not targeted at 2019 By Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja Three weeks after he was reappointed by President Muhammadu Buhari as the Director General of his 2019 election campaign, the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, at the weekend hosted the ex-Speakers Forum meeting in...
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    Business Eterna Plc, Conoil Plc Stocks Lead Oil & Gas Sector – Thisdaylive

    Eterna Plc and Conoil Plc are leading the oil and gas sector at the stock market in terms of capital gains in the New Year. Following the recovery of the market from a three-year decline, the market appreciated 42.3 per cent last year. As the rally continued in 2018, the NSE All-Share has …...
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    Entertainment Asaba Stadium Ready for August’s African Athletics Meet, Says Okowa – Thisdaylive

    Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has assured that ongoing general renovation work on Stephen Keshi Stadium Asaba would be completed in readiness for the hosting of the 2018 edition of the African Senior Athletics Championship. Okowa, who gave the assurance when he inspected the 22,000-capacity …...
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    Business FG Orders Dangote, BUA To Vacate Disputed Mining Site In Edo - Thisday Live

    In order to quell the ongoing war between Dangote Group and BUA Group over the mining rights in Obuh, Okpella, Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State, the federal government has ordered both companies to vacate the site to prevent a breakdown of law and order in the area READ MORE HERE
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