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  • newJudge declares N22,160.00 “missing” from N35m recovered Justice Ngwuta

    Judge declares N22,160.00 “missing” from N35m recovered Justice Ngwuta

    From: Godwin Tsa, Abuja The ongoing trial of Justice Sylvester Ngwuta of the Supreme Court is enmeshed in some controversy as to whether N22, 000. 00 was missing from the total sum of N35, 358. 000 that was allegedly recovered from the Abuja official…
    - 3 hours ago 26 May 17, 5:46pm -
  • newEU provides $12.9m for South Sudan aid

    EU provides $12.9m for South Sudan aid

    The European Commission (EC) on Friday said it had provided 12.9 million dollars to help save the lives of conflict-affected people in South Sudan. The WFP Representative and Country Director in South Sudan, Joyce Luma, this said in a statement issue…
    - 5 hours ago 26 May 17, 3:44pm -
  • newCall state govts owing teachers to order, NUT tells FG

    Call state govts owing teachers to order, NUT tells FG

    The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has appealed to acting President Yemi Osinbajo to call governors owing teachers’ salaries to order. The acting Secretary General of the union, Dr Mike Ike-Ene, made the appeal in an interview, on Friday, in Abuja…
    - 6 hours ago 26 May 17, 3:03pm -
  • newChildren’s Day: Bayelsa Govt tasks parents on upbringing of children

    Children’s Day: Bayelsa Govt tasks parents on upbringing of children

    The Bayelsa  State Government has called on parents to imbibe the habit of inculcating the right virtues into their children and wards for a better future and society. Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Jonathan Obuebite,  made the  cal…
    - 6 hours ago 26 May 17, 2:54pm -
  • newIndia opens its longest bridge, linking north-east to disputed state

    India opens its longest bridge, linking north-east to disputed state

    India’s longest-ever bridge was inaugurated on Friday, linking the country’s north-east to Arunachal Pradesh, a territory claimed by China. The 9.15-km bridge over the Brahmaputra River will reduce travel time to the disputed territory by around…
    - 9 hours ago 26 May 17, 11:43am -
  • newTrump: North Korea “big problem”, promises to resolve

    Trump: North Korea “big problem”, promises to resolve

    U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said North Korea was a “big problem”, but assured Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that issues surrounding the secretive Asian state would be resolved. “It is very much on our minds, it’s a big problem.…
    - 10 hours ago 26 May 17, 10:52am -
  • newZuma says not opposed to inquiry into corruption allegations

    Zuma says not opposed to inquiry into corruption allegations

    South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma said on Friday he was not opposed to setting up a commission of inquiry into corruption in his government after anti-graft report alleged he was influenced by the wealthy Gupta family in making government appoint…
    - 10 hours ago 26 May 17, 10:39am -
  • newOgun Assembly members didn’t collect bribe to support road projects – Speaker

    Ogun Assembly members didn’t collect bribe to support road projects – Speaker

    From: Laide Raheem, Abeokuta The Speaker of Ogun State House of Assembly, Suraju Adekunbi, has refuted an allegation that members of the Assembly have been collecting money from the Executive arm to support the massive road projects across the state.…
    - 12 hours ago 26 May 17, 9:17am -
  • newReps advocate PPP to resuscitate abandoned Oyan Dam

    Reps advocate PPP to resuscitate abandoned Oyan Dam

    From: Laide Raheem, Abeokuta The House of Representatives Committee on Rural Development, on Thursday, called for the public-private partnership (PPP) arrangement to revive the moribund hydro power plant at the Oyan Dam in Abeokuta, Ogun State, for m…
    - 12 hours ago 26 May 17, 9:10am -
  • newNigeria reaffirms commitment to protect civilians in armed conflicts

    Nigeria reaffirms commitment to protect civilians in armed conflicts

    Nigeria has reaffirmed its commitment to the international human rights law and international humanitarian law, which stipulate the protection of civilians in armed conflicts’ situations. The Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the UN, Prof. Tij…
    - 12 hours ago 26 May 17, 8:22am -

Thisday Newspaper

  • newFG to Partner Indonesia on Devt of Transportation Sector
    The federal government Friday assured its Indonesian counterpart of its preparedness to partner with the Indonesian business community to develop the transportation sector in Nigeria. This was made known by the Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi…
    - 4 hours ago 26 May 17, 4:53pm -
  • newAmaechi Inaugurates Standard Operation Procedure, Portal for Nigerian Ports
    Bassey Inyang in Calabar The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, on Friday launched a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP), and Service Support Portal (PSSP) designed to make the Nigerian ports a regional trade hub in West Africa. Speaking a…
    - 4 hours ago 26 May 17, 4:49pm -
  • newSokoto Frees 78 Prison Inmates
    Mohammed Aminu in Sokoto The Sokoto State Ministry of Justice Friday said no fewer than 78 prison inmates had been freed by the state government in the past two years. Speaking at a press briefing in Sokoto, the state Attorney General and Commissione…
    - 4 hours ago 26 May 17, 4:48pm -
  • newPolice Vow to Deal with IPOB, MASSOB, BIM over Planned Market Closure
    Paul Obi in Abuja The Nigeria Police Friday warned that it will deal decisively with members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and the Biafra Independence Movement…
    - 4 hours ago 26 May 17, 4:45pm -
  • newUba’s Continued Detention is Unwarranted, IPOB Says
    David-Chyddy Eleke in Awka The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has called on the federal government and the Department of State Services (DSS) to release the Chairman of Capital Oil and Gas, Mr. Ifeanyi Uba, saying his continued detention is unwar…
    - 4 hours ago 26 May 17, 4:43pm -
  • newSlug: FG, DSS Warned Over Continued Detention of Ubah
    By David-Chyddy Eleke in Awka The federal government and the Directorate of State Services(DSS) have been warned over the continued detention of the chairman of Capital Oil and Gas, Mr Ifeanyi Ubah. The Indigenous People of Biafra(IPOB) in a press re…
    - 6 hours ago 26 May 17, 2:54pm -
  • newBritain’s Bad Day Brings Lessons Home to Nigeria
    Hometruths By Adeola Akinremi, adeola.akinremi@thisdaylive.com In the British city of Manchester, the blue sky first faded to gray, then black. It was a bad day for Britain. On Monday, a lone suicide bomber, Salman Abedi, killed 22 concert-goers at a…
    - 16 hours ago 26 May 17, 4:27am -
  • newEffective Risk Reporting – Moving Forward
    Risk and how it is managed and reported in the private and public sector has been under a constant spotlight in recent years. A series of high-profile corporate failures and incidents had already increased the interest in risk reporting in the early…
    - 16 hours ago 26 May 17, 4:25am -
  • newThe Teacher Who Became King of Lepers
    Whether in a normal society or a dysfunctional one, Umaru Abdullahi was destined to be several notches above his peers. So, when he was handed the short end of the stick and lost his job as the headmaster of a public school in Kano State for being in…
    - 17 hours ago 26 May 17, 4:20am -
  • newDesmond Elliot, Mercy Aigbe Volunteer to Champion Campaign against Widows’ Maltreatment
    Nollywood actor and member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Desmond Elliot has teamed up with another actress, Mercy Aigbe to headline a national campaign initiated to draw attention to the plight of widows in Nigeria, with a view to amelioratin…
    - 17 hours ago 26 May 17, 4:14am -
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