Today’s Thisday Newspaper Headlines Saturday 11th May 2019

Today’s Thisday Newspaper Headlines

Buhari: Insecurity Remains a Challenge, Vows to End Crisis
Sat, 11 May 2019
We are determined to face this challenge and secure the country more than ever before Olonishakin admits lack of synergy in joint military operations By Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja and Kingsley Nwezeh in Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja said the insecurity crisis confronting the country remained a challenge for everyone, promising that []The post Buhari: Insecurity Remains a Challenge, Vows to End Crisis appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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UNICEF: Over 3,500 Children Recruited by Armed Groups in Boko Haram Conflict
Sat, 11 May 2019
Secures freedom for 900, including 106 girls from CJTF Conflicts in Nigeria, DRC, Syria, Ethiopia, trigger 10.8m new IDPs By Bayo Akinloye The United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF) yesterday revealed that more than 3,500 children were recruited and being used by non-state armed groups in the on-going Boko Haram conflict in Nigeria. UNICEF also revealed []The post UNICEF: Over 3,500 Children Recruited by Armed Groups in Boko Haram Conflict appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Despite Court Injunction, Ganduje Appoints 4 New Emirs
Sat, 11 May 2019
Says Kano moving to next level with the creation of new emirates Late Ado Bayero’s Son selected Emir of Bichi By Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja and Ibrahim Shuaibu in Kano Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has appointed Aminu Ado Bayero, the first son of the late Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero, as Emir of []The post Despite Court Injunction, Ganduje Appoints 4 New Emirs appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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A’Court Dismisses Bank PHB’s Suit against CBN for Sale of Licence, Assets
Sat, 11 May 2019
Davidson Iriekpen The Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal filed by Bank PHB Plc (now Keystone Bank Limited) to challenge the sale of licence and assets by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Bank PHB had in 2012 commenced the suit at the Federal High Court in Lagos due to []The post A’Court Dismisses Bank PHB’s Suit against CBN for Sale of Licence, Assets appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Boko Haram: EU Targets 600,000 for Rehabilitation, Assistance in Borno
Sat, 11 May 2019
Michael Olugbode in Maiduguri European Union as part of its plan to bring stability to North-east Nigeria has targeted 600,000 individuals in Borno State alone, being the epicentre of the Boko Haram insurgency for various interventions to rehabilitate them.. The Union, which through the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) execute the programmes in the North-east, []The post Boko Haram: EU Targets 600,000 for Rehabilitation, Assistance in Borno appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Taraba: Eight Killed in Fresh Herdsmen Attack
Sat, 11 May 2019
Wole Ayodele in Jalingo Eight people were killed and several others injured as Herdsmen attacked Jekunho village in Jalingo local government area of Taraba state on Friday evening. The attackers, according to residents of the community who narrowly escaped the attack stormed the community in their hundreds at about 5.00pm and started shooting anybody in []The post Taraba: Eight Killed in Fresh Herdsmen Attack appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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AEDC Schedule 900,000 Customers for Metering
Sat, 11 May 2019
Igbawase Ukumba in Lafia The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) said it has scheduled about 900,000 of its customers for metering within its franchise area for the first instance. This was disclosed on Friday by the Managing Director of the AEDC, Mr. Ernest Mupwaya, during the flag- off of the companys Metre Asset Provider Scheme []The post AEDC Schedule 900,000 Customers for Metering appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Ajulo Calls for Ngige’s Sack as He Visits Wounded Activits
Sat, 11 May 2019
By Nseobong Okon-Ekong and Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja Former National Secretary of Labour Party, Dr. Kayode Ajulo has called for the sack of Labour and Employment Minister, Dr. Chris Ngige for alleged humiliation of labour leaders and causing a national embarrassment which put Nigeria in bad light. This is as Ngige on Friday visited the []The post Ajulo Calls for Ngiges Sack as He Visits Wounded Activits appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Claim of N100bn Offer to Miyetti Allah Untrue, Says Presidency
Sat, 11 May 2019
By Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja The presidency yesterday in Abuja, restated that it never contemplated offering N100 billion to Miyetti Allah for any dubious purpose as widely circulated in the polity, describing the rumour as absolute falsehood. According to a statement by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, []The post Claim of N100bn Offer to Miyetti Allah Untrue, Says Presidency appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Onu: Nigeria to Launch Own Satellite Soon
Sat, 11 May 2019
Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has revealed that the federal government was making strident efforts to ensure that Nigeria build and launch its own satellite soon. Onu disclosed this at the official inauguration of space, seismological and other infrastructure projects at the Center for Geodesy and Geodynamics []The post Onu: Nigeria to Launch Own Satellite Soon appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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