Today’s Thisday Newspaper Headlines Tuesday 26th February 2019

Today’s Thisday Newspaper Headlines

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Why Rangers Lost to Etoil du Sahel, By Ogunbote
Tue, 26 Feb 2019
CAF CONFED CUP Head Coach of Enugu Rangers International FC, Gbenga Ogunbote, has insisted that his wards failed to pick maximum points against Tunisia’s Etoil du Sahel despite having the advantage of scoring first due to carelessness. Rangers were unable to hold firmly to their initial lead in Group B of the Confederation Cup as []The post Why Rangers Lost to Etoil du Sahel, By Ogunbote appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Claiming Democracy Under Threat, PDP Rejects Results as Atiku Trails Buhari
Tue, 26 Feb 2019
APC: Your position is premature ‘Buhari wins seven states, Atiku picks four others, FCT ‘President returns to Abuja, says I will wait for announcement of results by INEC Iyobosa Uwugiaren, Omololu Ogunmade and Shola Oyeyipo in Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday alerted the world that Nigeria’s democracy was under serious threat and rejected []The post Claiming Democracy Under Threat, PDP Rejects Results as Atiku Trails Buhari appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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More Heavyweights Fall in Senatorial Race
Tue, 26 Feb 2019
23 senators fail re-election bid, 21 others victorious Deji Elumoye in Abuja As the National Assembly resumes plenary today after a one month break, no fewer than 23 out of the 66 senators that sought re-election in last Saturdays rescheduled National Assembly poll lost at the poll going by the results released so far by []The post More Heavyweights Fall in Senatorial Race appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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CSOs Situation Room Knocks INEC, Security Agencies over Polls
Tue, 26 Feb 2019
Puts death toll at 39 ‘International observers seek quicker release of results ‘Bemoan electoral violence Onyebuchi Ezigbo, Shola Oyeyipo, Alex Enumah, Olawale Ajimotokan and Udora Orizu in Abuja The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has expressed disappointment at what it described as poor showing by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the various security []The post CSOs Situation Room Knocks INEC, Security Agencies over Polls appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Nigerian Equities Market Rebounds after Presidential Election
Tue, 26 Feb 2019
Goddy Egene with agency reports Nigeria’s stocks and bonds rose yesterday as investors increased demand for securities following the conclusion of the presidential election, THISDAY has learnt. Investigation revealed that the Nigerian stock market, which depreciated 0.61 per cent last week, opened this week with a gain of 0.57 per cent yesterday. Specifically, the Nigerian []The post Nigerian Equities Market Rebounds after Presidential Election appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Nigeria’s D’Tigers Berth in China as Africa’s Number 1
Tue, 26 Feb 2019
2019 FIBA WORLD CUP Olawale Ajimotokan Despite the absence of key players like Portland Trail Blazers guard, Al Farouq Aminu, Stanley Okoye, Obinna Emegano, Ike Nwamu and Christopher Obekpa, Nigeria’s senior male basketball team, DTigers have qualified for the 2019 FIBA World Cup scheduled to hold in China. DTigers emerged as the Number One team []The post Nigeria’s DTigers Berth in China as Africas Number 1 appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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TCN Upgrades Alaoji Transmission Substation
Tue, 26 Feb 2019
Chineme Okafor in Abuja The electricity transmission capacity of the Alaoji transmission substation of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), has been upgraded to 750 megavolt amp (MVA) from 450MVA, making it the biggest of its kind on southern Nigeria, the TCN has said. According to a statement from the General Manager, Public Affairs of []The post TCN Upgrades Alaoji Transmission Substation appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Adekuoroye Strikes Gold in German Wrestling Grand Prix
Tue, 26 Feb 2019
Nigeria’s Two-time Commonwealth champion Odunayo Adekuoroye (57kg) spectacularly won a gold medal at the just-concluded Grand Prix of Germany in Dormagen, with eight-time African champion Blessing Oborududu claiming a bronze medal at the ranking event. Adekuoroye, a World Championship silver-medalist in 2017, impressively dismantled Szell Anna of Hungary 10-0 (via technical superiority) in the final []The post Adekuoroye Strikes Gold in German Wrestling Grand Prix appeared first on THISDAYL
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Adekuoroye Strikes Gold in German Wrestling Grand Prix
Tue, 26 Feb 2019
Nigeria’s Two-time Commonwealth champion Odunayo Adekuoroye (57kg) spectacularly won a gold medal at the just-concluded Grand Prix of Germany in Dormagen, with eight-time African champion Blessing Oborududu claiming a bronze medal at the ranking event. Adekuoroye, a World Championship silver-medalist in 2017, impressively dismantled Szell Anna of Hungary 10-0 (via technical superiority) in the final []The post Adekuoroye Strikes Gold in German Wrestling Grand Prix appeared first on THISDAYL
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IFAD, Egypt Commits $81m to Environment
Tue, 26 Feb 2019
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and Egypt have signed a financing agreement to reduce poverty and enhance food and nutrition security by sustainably improving incomes and resilient livelihoods for 450,000 rural people in the Matrouh Governorate. The agreement for the Promoting Resilience in Desert Environments (PRIDE) project was signed by Gilbert F. Houngbo, []The post IFAD, Egypt Commits $81m to Environment appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Moody’s: Rising Foreign-currency Deposits will Ease Pressure on Banks
Tue, 26 Feb 2019
Goddy Egene One of the global rating agencies, Moody’s Investors Service has stated that commercial banks’ rising foreign-currency deposits will support the financial institutions’ foreign-currency funding and ease liquidity pressure in the banking system. In addition, it would help reduce the ratio of foreign-currency loans to foreign-currency deposits, the rating agency added. Moody’s which stated []The post Moody’s: Rising Foreign-currency Deposits will Ease Pressure
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