Today’s Thisday Newspaper Headlines Wednesday 13th March 2019

Today’s Thisday Newspaper Headlines

Senate Reconstitutes Minimum Wage Committee
Wed, 13 Mar 2019
To commence debate on 2019 budget today Deji Elumoye The Senate yesterday appointed Senate Deputy Majority Whip, Senator Francis Alimikhena, as Acting Chairman of the Adhoc Committee on Minimum Wage. The President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, who made the announcement at plenary, said Alimikhena would work in acting capacity, while the Chairman, Senator []The post Senate Reconstitutes Minimum Wage Committee appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Court Fixes May 6 for Judgment on Falana’s Suit against FG over Lagos Bridges
Wed, 13 Mar 2019
The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has fixed May 6, 2019 for judgment in a suit filed by a human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Femi Falana, against the federal government for persistently allowing truck drivers to park on the bridges in Lagos The defendants in the suit are the []The post Court Fixes May 6 for Judgment on Falana’s Suit against FG over Lagos Bridges appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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10 Years After, EFCC Reopens Erastus Akingbola’s Trial
Wed, 13 Mar 2019
Davidson Iriekpen The 10-year-old trial of a former Managing Director of the defunct Intercontinental Bank Plc, Dr. Erastus Akingbola has been reopened by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) before the Federal High Court in Lagos. The trial, in the charge marked FHC/L/CS/443c/09, reopened on Monday before Justice Mojisola Olatoregun. In the 26 counts []The post 10 Years After, EFCC Reopens Erastus Akingbola’s Trial appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Leave My Son Alone, Courtois’ Father Tells Madrid Media
Wed, 13 Mar 2019
Thibaut Courtois father has accused the Madrid media of bullying his son following Real Madrids woeful performance against Ajax that saw them dumped out of the Champions League. Thierry Courtois believes the Spanish and Flemish press have targeted his boy after he shipped four goals, including a Lasse Schone free kick, against the Eredivisie side []The post Leave My Son Alone, Courtois’ Father Tells Madrid Media appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Brazil’s Marta Recalls Her World Cup Most Memorable Goals
Wed, 13 Mar 2019
AHEAD FRANCE 2019 Marta certainly knows how to find the back of the net at the FIFA Women’s World Cup. Indeed, the Brazilian hot-shot goes into France 2019 as the tournament’s all-time leading scorer. The Canarinhas legend has found the net a staggering 15 times at the global finals since making her debut as a []The post Brazil’s Marta Recalls Her World Cup Most Memorable Goals appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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THE NEW IDENTITY POLITICS IN LAGOS
Wed, 13 Mar 2019
GUEST COLUMNIST By Pat Utomi I know Femi Kusa. He is a friend and a classmate. I knew of him from his Daily Times days. Then we met at the University of Nigeria shortly after the end of Nigerian Civil war. I have read his reflections on Ndigbo and the politics of Lagos. And have []The post THE NEW IDENTITY POLITICS IN LAGOS appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Zimbabwe to Allow Foreign Platinum Miners Control Local Operations
Wed, 13 Mar 2019
Zimbabwe will scrap a law that denies foreign platinum mining companies control of their operations in the country, the mines minister has said. Foreign platinum and diamond miners have been restricted to only 49 per cent ownership of their Zimbabwe operations by the black economic empowerment law introduced during Robert Mugabe’s rule. The law, according []The post Zimbabwe to Allow Foreign Platinum Miners Control Local Operations appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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UPMFB Disburses N1.1bn Loans to Customers
Wed, 13 Mar 2019
The Umuchinemere Pro-credit Micro Finance Bank Enugu (UPMFB) disbursed a total of N1.1billion as loans to its customers Economy in 2018. The credit facilities where to micro small and medium scale enterprises, as well as to farmers and low income workers within its operational area that included 10 of the 17 local government areas in []The post UPMFB Disburses N1.1bn Loans to Customers appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Providing Cleaner, Better World for Communities
Wed, 13 Mar 2019
Eromosele Abiodun reveals how the International Breweries Plc is proving clean potable water to communities across Nigeria Many communities often have to contend with water-related problems because of unavailability of potable water. The occasional outbreak of cholera, diarrhea, river-blindness, guinea-worm, typhoid fever, dysentery and other water-borne diseases in some communities across Nigeria that lack access []The post Providing Cleaner, Better World for Communities appeared first on THISD
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Stable Operations Buoy Seplat’s Performance
Wed, 13 Mar 2019
Stability in the operations of Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc led to improved performance and declaration of dividend for the year ended December 31, 2018, writes Goddy Egene When the shareholders of Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc meet very soon to consider and approval the audited financial results of the company for the year ended []The post Stable Operations Buoy Seplat’s Performance appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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