Today’s Thisday Newspaper Headlines Tuesday 2nd April 2019

Today’s Thisday Newspaper Headlines

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Nigeria and the Misery Index: Not a Miserable Country
Tue, 02 Apr 2019
TUESDAY WITH REUBEN ABATI In a Report titled The Misery Index 2018 authored by Dr. Steve Hanke of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, Nigerians have been labelled the sixth most miserable people in the world. The misery index was introduced in the 1970s by Arthur Okun, an American economist, author of the seminal []The post Nigeria and the Misery Index: Not a Miserable Country appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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NAFDAC DG Accuses N’ Assembly of Demanding Bribe
Tue, 02 Apr 2019
Martins Ifijeh The Director General, National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, has accused some National Assembly members of demanding bribe during their oversight of her agency. She said they also asked the agency for N35 million for Drug Abuse Awareness Campaign; a programme clearly outside their job description, []The post NAFDAC DG Accuses N’ Assembly of Demanding Bribe appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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INEC: It’s Now Difficult to Protect Result Sheets
Tue, 02 Apr 2019
Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that it is becoming difficult to protect result sheets from the polling units to the collation centres as armed gangs are getting more vicious when targeting result sheets of the commission. The electoral body has also decried inadequate constitutional provisions []The post INEC: It’s Now Difficult to Protect Result Sheets appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Police Arrest Five Nigerians for Robbing Bureau de Change in UAE
Tue, 02 Apr 2019
Five suspected Nigerians, who allegedly robbed a bureau de change in Sharjah, United Arab Emirate (UAE), have been arrested. The suspects reportedly fled with cash of different currency worth Dh2.3 million (N226,182, 000). According to the Sharjah police, the men barged into the exchange and smashed the glass barrier between the customers and the staff, []The post Police Arrest Five Nigerians for Robbing Bureau de Change in UAE appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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130 Children of Demolished Orphanage Reject FCTA Accommodation Offer
Tue, 02 Apr 2019
Olawale Ajimotokan in Abuja The 130 children of an orphanage that was demolished last week by the Department of Development Control of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) have rejected the accommodation offered by the FCTA. They rejected the offer yesterday at a meeting with FCT Minister, Bello Musa Mohammed. The children from Divine Wounds []The post 130 Children of Demolished Orphanage Reject FCTA Accommodation Offer appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Massive Shake-up as Navy Redeploys 32 Rear Admirals
Tue, 02 Apr 2019
Kingsley Nwezeh in Abuja In a major reorganisation of the top echelon of the Nigerian Navy, the Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas, yesterday approved the redeployment of 32 Rear Admirals. A statement issued by the naval headquarters in Abuja and signed by Commodore Suleiman Dahun on behalf of the Naval Chief said []The post Massive Shake-up as Navy Redeploys 32 Rear Admirals appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Buhari: I’ll do My Best for Every Nigerian in My Second Term
Tue, 02 Apr 2019
Departs Nigeria for Senegal President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to do his best for Nigerian citizens. He has also assured Nigerians that he will put in all efforts to ensure the best for the country and her citizens when he begins a second term in office on May 29, 2019, while appreciating all those that []The post Buhari: I’ll do My Best for Every Nigerian in My Second Term appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Rivers APC Primaries: Supreme Court to Hear Abe, Cole’s Appeals April 4
Tue, 02 Apr 2019
Alex Enumah in Abuja The Supreme Court yesterday adjourned till April 4 to hear all pending appeals relating to the Rivers State All Progressives Congress (APC) primaries. A seven-man panel of justices of the Supreme Court led by Justice Ibrahim Muhammad fixed the date for hearing on all the various appeals after addressing some preliminary []The post Rivers APC Primaries: Supreme Court to Hear Abe, Cole’s Appeals April 4 appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Senate Rejects Industry, Trade and Investment Ministry’s Budget Estimates for 2019
Tue, 02 Apr 2019
Deji Elumoye in Abuja The Senate yesterday rejected the N15.63 billion budget proposals of the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment for 2019 due to the discovery of a strange company listed as a parastatal under the ministry. The Senate Committee on Trade and Investment had in the course of the presentation of the []The post Senate Rejects Industry, Trade and Investment Ministry’s Budget Estimates for 2019 appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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UTME: JAMB Revokes Accreditation of 14 Centres
Tue, 02 Apr 2019
Over 157,000 write mock exams Kuni Tyessi in Abuja The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has sanctioned 14 computer- based (CBT) centres by revoking their accreditation due to sundry breaches in the terms of agreement, including alleged deceit and borrowing of computers without the consent of the board. JAMB’s Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, who []The post UTME: JAMB Revokes Accreditation of 14 Centres appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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