Today’s Thisday Newspaper Headlines Wednesday 17th April 2019

Today’s Thisday Newspaper Headlines

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We Didn’t Ask Buhari for 1m Migrants, Says Canadian Embassy
Wed, 17 Apr 2019
Esther Oluku The High Commission of Canada to Nigeria has faulted an online story claiming that the Canadian Government had petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari, asking him to release one million Nigerians for the Canadian Government to fill six million job vacancies. The High Commission, via its official Twitter handle, @CanHCNigeria, warned, ‘If you see a []The post We Didn’t Ask Buhari for 1m Migrants, Says Canadian Embassy appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Ibadan Lawyer, Adetunmbi, Kidnapped in Osun
Wed, 17 Apr 2019
Kemi Olaitan in Ibadan An Ibadan-based lawyer, Mr. Musibau Adetunmbi, has been kidnapped, in Iwaraja, Osun State. The Chairman of Ibadan branch of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Dr. Oluwole Akintayo, made the disclosure in Ibadan yesterday. He said Adetunmbi was travelling on Monday to Ondo State to appear in a matter he had in []The post Ibadan Lawyer, Adetunmbi, Kidnapped in Osun appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Gowon: Fuel Scarcity Caused by Non-implementation of My Plans
Wed, 17 Apr 2019
Peter Uzoho Former military Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon (rtd), has said Nigeria would not have been depending on fuel imports if the plans by his administration to build five refineries had succeeded. Nigeria currently imports most of the refined petroleum products in circulation through crude oil swap deals and falls prey to scarcity []The post Gowon: Fuel Scarcity Caused by Non-implementation of My Plans appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Court Issues Production Warrant to DSS over Dasuki
Wed, 17 Apr 2019
Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf of an Abuja High Court sitting in Maitama yesterday issued a production warrant to the Director General, Department of State Services (DSS) to produce a former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) in court to face his trial on May 24. Dasuki was arraigned by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission []The post Court Issues Production Warrant to DSS over Dasuki appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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FAAN to Withdraw Services in MM2, Gombe, Other Airports over Debts
Wed, 17 Apr 2019
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has issued a notice to private and state-owned airports in Nigeria to settle their debts or be shut on May 1. Its General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) yesterday in Lagos. The indebted airports include the Murtala []The post FAAN to Withdraw Services in MM2, Gombe, Other Airports over Debts appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Report: West Africa’s Mobile Money to Hit $70bn in 2023
Wed, 17 Apr 2019
Emma Okonji in Abidjan, Cte d Ivoire Riding on the success of mobile money growth in West Africa, with a contribution of over $50 billion in 2018, which is equivalent to 8.7 per cent of the region’s GDP, a new GSMA report has predicted that the West Africa mobile ecosystem economic contribution would continue to []The post Report: West Africa’s Mobile Money to Hit $70bn in 2023 appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Uduk: One Year as SEC DG
Wed, 17 Apr 2019
Goddy Egene writes that the Securities and Exchange Commission has made some progress one year after Mary Uduk was appointed acting director general When Mary Uduk was appointed acting director general of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), in March 2018, she came in with a mission to fulfil the commission’s statutory mandate through team []The post Uduk: One Year as SEC DG appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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FG Sets Price for Flared Gas in NGFCP
Wed, 17 Apr 2019
Chineme Okafor in Abuja The federal government has disclosed that third-party investors in its new flare gas programme ‘ the Nigeria Gas Flare Commercialisation Programme (NGFCP) would be given every one thousand standard cubic square feet of gas (scf) at $0.25 cent. The price on offer is below what obtains in the Domestic Supply Obligation []The post FG Sets Price for Flared Gas in NGFCP appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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El-Rufai Sacks Political Appointees
Wed, 17 Apr 2019
John Shiklam in Kaduna The Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has directed all political appointees to submit letters of resignation by April 30, 2019. Samuel Aruwan, spokesman to the governor, disclosed this in a statement issued yesterday in Kaduna. He said the governor would exercise his constitutional prerogative to decide on re-appointments, while giving []The post El-Rufai Sacks Political Appointees appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Ex HOS: I Regret not Solving NUT Crisis in Kebbi
Wed, 17 Apr 2019
Laiatu Bamaiyi in Birnin kebbi The immediate past Head of Service (HOS) in Kebbi State, Abubakar Udu Idris, has expressed regret over his inability to resolve the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) crisis in the state before his retirement. Idris, who stated this during the valedictory ceremony organised for him by civil servants in the []The post Ex HOS: I Regret not Solving NUT Crisis in Kebbi appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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