NIGERIA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY’S DAILY INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [24 JULY, 2018].

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Anambra To Celebrate Palm Wine Festival
Tue, 24 Jul 2018
Awka The Ministry of Diaspora Affairs, Indigenous Artworks, Culture and Tourism in Anambra State says preparations are in top gear for the state to celebrate the rich cultural heritage inherent in palm wine as the French celebrate its champagne and red wine festival. The mystical reproductive power of the local unadulterated palm wine as well []The post Anambra To Celebrate Palm Wine Festival appeared first on Independent Newspapers Nigeria.
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Ohazulike Honours Queen Uche With Chieftaincy Title
Tue, 24 Jul 2018
Lagos The 2018 reigning Miss Africa World (MAW), Nigerian born Queen Uche Umeagukwu, has continued to receive honours since she returned to the country a few weeks ago. The latest honour came from Igwe Nwabueze Ohazulike, Eze Ndigbo of Lagos State, who bestowed on her the tittle of Ada Igbo. Speaking at the event at []The post Ohazulike Honours Queen Uche With Chieftaincy Title appeared first on Independent Newspapers Nigeria.
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Ogbonna Settles 20-Year-Old Dispute Among Lagos Ezes
Tue, 24 Jul 2018
Lagos The last 20 yeas have been difficult for Ndiezes in Lagos State, who had been embroiled in a leadership crisis that one group against the other. However, peace has returned to the ranks of the traditional leaders of Igbo in the state following a peace meeting that was convened and chaired by Chief Solomon []The post Ogbonna Settles 20-Year-Old Dispute Among Lagos Ezes appeared first on Independent Newspapers Nigeria.
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2023: Igboezue Cautions Buhari
Tue, 24 Jul 2018
Owerri Worried by the recent media report credited to President Muhammadu Buhari of dangling the 2023 Nigeria President of Igbo extraction to the Igbo as part of his approach to realize his second term re-election bid, Igboezue International has advised the President not to deceive the Igbo again. High Chief Pius Okoye, the worldwide president []The post 2023: Igboezue Cautions Buhari appeared first on Independent Newspapers Nigeria.
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Group Flays Ex-Rep’s Comment On Orji
Tue, 24 Jul 2018
Abia Circle Six, a sociopolitical organization in Abia State, has asked Abia indigenes to disregard the statement credited to a former House of Representatives lawmaker, Mr Acho Obioma, that Senator T A Orji should not consider re-contesting the Abia Central Senatorial seat because he, (Orji) has performed poorly in his first tenure. Briefing the press []The post Group Flays Ex-Rep’s Comment On Orji appeared first on Independent Newspapers Nigeria.
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Media Experts Task Nigerians On Good Governance
Tue, 24 Jul 2018
Owerri Media consultant and former Chairman of Nigeria Union of Journalists in Imo State, Chief Dr Fidel Onyeneke, has advised Nigerians to be very conscious of their civic responsibilities as a panacea to enhance good governance and equitable distribution of resources. Onyeneke gave the advice while delivering a lecture titled ‘Civic responsibility and South East []The post Media Experts Task Nigerians On Good Governance appeared first on Independent Newspapers Nigeria.
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PDP Constitutes Committee For Change Of Name
Tue, 24 Jul 2018
Expels Buruji Kashamu, Shemiu Shodipo, Segun Seriki, Bayo Adebayo Abuja Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday said that it has constituted a committee to change its name, but, however, did not disclosed the names of the members of the committee. The party has also said that it has expelled Senator Buruji Kashamu, representing Ogun []The post PDP Constitutes Committee For Change Of Name appeared first on Independent Newspapers Nigeria.
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Ngige And The New National Minimum Wage
Tue, 24 Jul 2018
For keen followers of developments in the new minimum wage debate, no definite decision has so far been taken to ensure that Nigerian workers earn living wages in line with the current economic realities in the country. Only recently, Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, hinted in Abuja that new national minimum wage []The post Ngige And The New National Minimum Wage appeared first on Independent Newspapers Nigeria.
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4 Men Arrested In UK Over Suspected Acid Attack On 3yr- -Old Boy
Tue, 24 Jul 2018
Four men have been arrested after a 3-year-old boy was attacked with a corrosive substance in the UK, Theepochtimes.com has reported. The boy was attacked while sitting in his stroller in a Home Bargains store in Worcester, West Midlands, on Saturday, July 21. Three men were arrested in London on suspicion of conspiracy to commit []The post 4 Men Arrested In UK Over Suspected Acid Attack On 3yr- -Old Boy appeared first on Independent Newspapers Nigeria.
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CUPP: South West NCP Rejects Accord With PDP, 38 Others
Tue, 24 Jul 2018
Asks Tanko To Withdraw From Alliance Lagos The South West chapter of the National Conscience Party (NCP) has dissociated itself from the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) recently entered into by the party’s National Chairman, Comrade Yunusa Tanko, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and 38 other parties. A communiqu issued after a meeting at its []The post CUPP: South West NCP Rejects Accord With PDP, 38 Others appeared first on Independent Newspapers Nigeria.
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Survival Of Nigeria Air Will Depend On Quality Of Management ‘ AFARN
Tue, 24 Jul 2018
The Association of Foreign Airlines and Representatives in Nigeria (AFARN) has declared that the success or otherwise of the impending new national carrier, Nigeria Air, would largely depend on the quality of management appointed to guide the operations of the airline. AFARN also observed that mismanagement by the Federal Government and its appointees killed the []The post Survival Of Nigeria Air Will Depend On Quality Of Management ‘ AFARN appeared first on Independent Newspapers Nigeria.
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World Bank, Partners Launch $12m Transparency Fund
Tue, 24 Jul 2018
With the goal of supporting governments and civil society in countries and sub-nationals that participate in the Open Government Partnership (OGP) to increase government transparency, improve accountability and strengthen citizen engagement and government responsiveness, the World Bank and development partners have launched $12 million OGP Multi-Donor Trust Fund (MDTF). The Fund would support implementation of []The post World Bank, Partners Launch $12m Transparency Fund appeared first on Indepe
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Osinbajo To Deliver Keynote Address At Coworking Conference 2018
Tue, 24 Jul 2018
Lagos Prof. Yemi Osinbajo is billed to deliver the keynote address at the 2018 edition of the Coworking Conference 2018, organised by Venia Business Hub, which holds this Thursday in Lagos. Kola Oyeneyin, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Venia Business Hub and Creator, Coworking Conference Nigeria, said in addition to delivering the keynote address, Osibanjo would []The post Osinbajo To Deliver Keynote Address At Coworking Conference 2018 appeared first on Independent Newspapers Nigeria.
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LCCI Hosts 4th Edition Of ICTEL Expo This Week
Tue, 24 Jul 2018
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has finalise arrangement to host the fourth edition of the Information, Communication, Technology and Telecommunications (ICTEL) Expo. The tech event is scheduled to take place this Wednesday and Thursday in Lagos. Muda Yusuf, Director-General of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) said: ‘The ICTEL EXPO []The post LCCI Hosts 4th Edition Of ICTEL Expo This Week appeared first on Independent Newspapers Nigeria.
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FirstBank-Chinese Business Forum To Deepen Intercontinental Partnerships
Tue, 24 Jul 2018
As part of its strategic drive to strengthen business partnerships between Nigeria and China, FirstBank of Nigeria Limited recently organised the FirstBank-Chinese Business forum to drive business conversations and the promotion of business and economic partnerships between Nigeria and China. The event themed; Deepening Sino-Nigerian Cooperation was held on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at the []The post FirstBank-Chinese Business Forum To Deepen Intercontinental Partnerships appeared first on Independ
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NUPENG To FG: Repair Moribund Petroleum Pipelines Now
Tue, 24 Jul 2018
Lagos The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has appealed to the Federal government to repair petroleum products pipelines and petroleum products strategic depots across in the country. The oil workers also suggested the need for the government to adequately secure the assets from vandals. Comrade Adamu Song, General Secretary of the []The post NUPENG To FG: Repair Moribund Petroleum Pipelines Now appeared first on Independent Newspapers Nigeria.
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Allianz Group Completes Acquisition Of 99% Ensure Insurance Stake
Tue, 24 Jul 2018
LAGOS The Allianz Group has stated that its acquisition of 99.03 percent of Nigerian insurer, Ensure Insurance Plc, from its core shareholder, Greenoaks Global Holdings Limited (GGH), has been completed. Ensure Insurance Plc is a composite insurer offering life and non-life insurance products and services. The company, in 2017, generated N7.7 billion/18.2million euros in Gross []The post Allianz Group Completes Acquisition Of 99% Ensure Insurance Stake appeared first on Independent Newspapers Ni
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FG Moves Against Anti-Labour Practices In Oil Sector
Tue, 24 Jul 2018
The Federal Government has threatened to withdraw the licence of labour contractors that engage in anti-labour practices. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, gave the warning while hosting the newly- elected members of the National Administrative Council (NAC) of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) in Abuja. He []The post FG Moves Against Anti-Labour Practices In Oil Sector appeared first on Independent Newspapers Nigeria.
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Council Partners UNICEF On Potable Water, Economic Development
Tue, 24 Jul 2018
P/Harcourt As a way of easing business in the rural areas, the Executive Chairman of Akuku Toru Local Government Area of Rivers state, Hon Rowland Sekibo, at the weekend, said the council and the State Government were partnering UNICEF to provide potable water for ten communities in the area as a way of boosting economic []The post Council Partners UNICEF On Potable Water, Economic Development appeared first on Independent Newspapers Nigeria.
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NPC Targets 20% In Fertilizer Company
Tue, 24 Jul 2018
The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, has charged members of the Joint Management Committee (JMC) of the Nagarjuna Fertilizer Project to work hard to achieve early Final Investment Decision (FID) for eventual take-off of the project. Speaking recently while inaugurating the JMC made up of members drawn []The post NPC Targets 20% In Fertilizer Company appeared first on Independent Newspapers Nigeria.
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Chelsea Reject Latest Barcelona Bid Of 65m For Willian
Tue, 24 Jul 2018
Chelsea have rejected a bid worth 65 million from Barcelona for Willian as the Blues battle to keep hold of one of their star players. Barcelona tabled their latest offer for the player on Friday ahead of Chelseas 1-0 friendly victory over Perth Glory. It is the third time the Spanish champions have made a []The post Chelsea Reject Latest Barcelona Bid Of 65m For Willian appeared first on Independent Newspapers Nigeria.
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Earthquake Hits Iran, Leaves 79 Injured
Tue, 24 Jul 2018
Iran’s state TV says a magnitude 5.8 earthquake has injured at least 79 people in the country’s south. The United States Geological Survey put the quake’s magnitude at 5.9, Shine.com has reported. There were no immediate reports of fatalities. The earthquake struck in the early morning yesterday near the village of Sirch in the province []The post Earthquake Hits Iran, Leaves 79 Injured appeared first on Independent Newspapers Nigeria.
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