Today’s Thisday Newspaper Headlines, Sunday 16th December 2018

Today’s Thisday Newspaper Headlines, Sunday 16th December 2018

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Game Changers of 2018 (I)
Sun, 16 Dec 2018
Olawale Olaleye and Demola Ojo In a few days, the world would bid 2018 a final and deserving goodbye for all that it connotes. In Nigeria, however, the outgoing year has been quite eventful, with its many ups and downs, sorrows, tears and blood, laughter and fun, the gains, the pains and the losses ‘ []The post Game Changers of 2018 (I) appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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S’West APC Crisis Deepens as Peace Effort Suffers Setback
Sun, 16 Dec 2018
Amosun, Akeredolu, others shun peace meeting Blame crisis on Tinubu’s 2023 presidential ambition Tobi Soniyi and Gboyega Akinsanmi Efforts at resolving the intraparty crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the South-west have again faltered, THISDAY investigation has shown. The National Peace and Reconciliation Committee (NPRC) set up to address concerns and grievance of []The post S’West APC Crisis Deepens as Peace Effort Suffers Setback appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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36 States’ Debt Profile Doubles over 4 Years
Sun, 16 Dec 2018
DMO seeks legislation for sub-national debt management Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City The Debt Management Office (DMO) has said the debt stock of the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) grew to N4.776 trillion in June 2018 from N2.256.23 trillion in December 2014, representing an increase of 111.7 per cent []The post 36 States’ Debt Profile Doubles over 4 Years appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Atiku Chides Buhari, Osinbajo for Not Attending Slain Soldiers’ Burial
Sun, 16 Dec 2018
Criticism is misplaced, says presidency Omololu Ogunmade and Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has described the absence of President Muhammadu Buhari and his deputy, Professor Yemi Osinbajo at the burial of soldiers killed by Boko Haram in Metele, Borno State as ‘totally unacceptable’. In []The post Atiku Chides Buhari, Osinbajo for Not Attending Slain Soldiers’ Burial appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Road Accidents Claim 687 in Four States
Sun, 16 Dec 2018
John Shiklam in Kaduna A total of 759 people, including 72 officers and men of the Kaduna Zonal Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), were killed in 717 accidents, involving 6,190 vehicles in the zone. The Zonal Commanding Officer, Mr. Abayomi Omiyale gave the figure during a retreat organised for sector commanders in the []The post Road Accidents Claim 687 in Four States appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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A Dozen Reasons for Buhari’s Re-Election
Sun, 16 Dec 2018
On Monday December 17, 2018, President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking re-election for a second term of office will be marking his 76th birthday and, in his own words, ‘still going strong.’ His age is no longer an issue in this campaign because by the will of God, not by any design, his main challenger []The post A Dozen Reasons for Buhari’s Re-Election appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Maku: Jonathan remains my Leader forever
Sun, 16 Dec 2018
Emmanuel Ukumba in Lafia The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) governorship candidate in Nassarawa State, Honourable Labaran Maku, has said former President Goodluck Jonathan remained his Leader forever. Maku made the disclosure yesterday at New Karu, in Karu Local Government Area of the state when he met with the Akwa Ibom state indigenes resident in []The post Maku: Jonathan remains my Leader forever appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Osinbajo Flays Politicians Promoting Discord, Disunity
Sun, 16 Dec 2018
Femi Ogbonnikan in Abeokuta The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) Saturday flayed some politicians who had been fanning an ember of discord with intents to cause division in the country, noting that the country cannot grow in an atmosphere of conflict and disunity. Osinbajo, however, commended Ahmadiyyah Muslim Jama’at Nigeria, for preaching messages of []The post Osinbajo Flays Politicians Promoting Discord, Disunity appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Consolidate Anti-Corruption Fight, ICAN Tells FG
Sun, 16 Dec 2018
Olaseni Durojaiye The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) has commended the federal government’s anti corruption campaign while calling on government to further deepen efforts in the regard in order that the gains so far recorded will not be reversed. The institute has, also, called on government to set up special courts to handle []The post Consolidate Anti-Corruption Fight, ICAN Tells FG appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Falana Laments Rising Cases of Violence against Women
Sun, 16 Dec 2018
Segun James The Founder of Women Empowerment and Legal Aid (WELA), Mrs. Femi Falana at the weekend lamented that the cases of abuse, molestation and rape of women in the country had been on the increase. Falana made the remark at the public presentation of a book, Topical Issues on Women’s Rights in Nigeria and []The post Falana Laments Rising Cases of Violence against Women appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Rising against Sexual Violence
Sun, 16 Dec 2018
The We Rise Initiative recently held an event in Lagos called Hear Me Too, as part of a 16-day United Nations campaign against gender-based violence, reportsDemola Ojo The We Rise Initiative is an African Non-Governmental Organisation that is committed to empowering African women to rise above the oppression of the twenty-first century and the stigma []The post Rising against Sexual Violence appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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TOMI SALAMI: On Beauty, Charity and Humanity
Sun, 16 Dec 2018
A bevy of ladies in bikinis on Badagry’s coastline with the African sun caressing their flesh and teasing waves of water dogging their dainty heels, are an item as the locals stare at them in enchantment. They have all come from India, Thailand, Canada, Botswana, the United States of America and South Africa among other []The post TOMI SALAMI: On Beauty, Charity and Humanity appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Fuel Scarcity, a Cyclical Event, Loiters Again
Sun, 16 Dec 2018
Chineme Okafor writes that the unresolved quarrel over subsidy claims between the government and oil marketers do not bode well for Nigerians especially now The federal government and oil marketers are again at each other’s throats over unpaid monies for subsidy on petrol supplied to the country by the marketers. This is however happening as []The post Fuel Scarcity, a Cyclical Event, Loiters Again appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Capital Importation Decline Manifests Apathy as Elections Draw Close
Sun, 16 Dec 2018
The significant drop in capital importation, in the third quarter of the year, stresses among other things, investor apathy as the general election approaches, writes James Emejo Despite the assurance by authorities of a free and fair 2019 general election, international investors appeared not to be pacified as evidenced by the huge capital outflows witnessed []The post Capital Importation Decline Manifests Apathy as Elections Draw Close appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Nigerians Now Manage 90% of Drilling, Oil Servicing Activities in Oil Industry
Sun, 16 Dec 2018
Mr. Simbi Wabote was appointed as the executive secretary, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) by President Muhammadu Buhari in 2016. What the NCDMB hasachievedin the oil and gas industry within just two years of his leadership is phenomenal and incomparable to prior years. With such indelible mark imprinted, stakeholders said the chief executive []The post Nigerians Now Manage 90% of Drilling, Oil Servicing Activities in Oil Industry appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Hamzat: We’ll Sustain Ambode’s Employment Fund
Sun, 16 Dec 2018
Segun James The governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu will sustain the State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) if elected on March 2, 2019, the party’s deputy governorship candidate, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat has said. Hamzat, former Commissioner for Works & Infrastructure in the state, added that Sanwo-Olu would equally []The post Hamzat: We’ll Sustain Ambode’s Employment Fund appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Rotary Club Donates Library to Lagos School
Sun, 16 Dec 2018
Raheem Akingbolu Teachers and pupils of Ereko Methodist Primary School, Obalende, have described the intervention of The Rotary Club of Lagos, towards the school library as a project that would boost reading culture among pupils of the school. They have also commended Lagos State Government for its commitment to education and urge other corporate bodies []The post Rotary Club Donates Library to Lagos School appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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PDP Asks Buhari to Explain Looting of N11tn Oil Fund
Sun, 16 Dec 2018
Says Nigerians don’t deserve four more years of suffering Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday asked President Muhammadu Buhari to explain N11 trillion looted by some interests in the All Progressives Congress (APC) during his administration. The main opposition party, also, Nigerians did not deserve another four of sufferings under the []The post PDP Asks Buhari to Explain Looting of N11tn Oil Fund appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Fayemi, Fayose in Verbal War over Alleged Attack
Sun, 16 Dec 2018
Victor Ogunje in Ado Ekiti Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi and his immediate predecessor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose Saturday exchanged verbal tirades over alleged attacks on the immediate past governor by the party thugs. While Fayose accused the All Progressives (APC) of sponsoring the political thugs that booed him at the wedding of the daughter []The post Fayemi, Fayose in Verbal War over Alleged Attack appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Debt Profile of 36 States Rises by 111% in Four Years
Sun, 16 Dec 2018
DMO seeks legislation for sub-national debt management Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City The Debt Management Office (DMO) has said the debt stock of the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) grew to N4.776 trillion in June 2018 from N2.256.23 trillion in December 2014, representing an increase of 111.7 per cent []The post Debt Profile of 36 States Rises by 111% in Four Years appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Research Institute Empowers Fish Farmers
Sun, 16 Dec 2018
Oluchi Chibuzor Nigerian Institute for Oceanography and Marine Research (NIOMR) has train youths on aquaculture value chains targeting small scale fish farmers with focus on post harvest and fish waste reduction and value addition, to boast local fish production in the country. The Executive Director/ Chief Executives Officer ED/CEO, Nigerian Institute for Oceanography and Marine []The post Research Institute Empowers Fish Farmers appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Kaduna APC Primary: Aspirant Alleges Threat to Life over Legal Action
Sun, 16 Dec 2018
Begs judge not to transfer case to Kaduna Alex Enumah in Abuja A House of Representatives aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Yusuf Ali, has urged a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja not to transfer his petition challenging the outcome of the party’s primary election in Kaduna South Federal []The post Kaduna APC Primary: Aspirant Alleges Threat to Life over Legal Action appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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