Nigeria Newspapers: Today’s BusinessDay Newspaper Headlines [21st October, 2018].

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 Direct primaries have remained a watershed in our political history’ Ndoma-Egba
Sun, 21 Oct 2018
Senator Victor Ndoma-Egbais Chairman of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), seeking re-election into Senate after almost four years. In this interview with MIKE ABANG in Calabar, he spoke on a wide range of issues. Excerpts: May we know what informed your decision to seek a return to the National Assembly’ I was here with the…
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With Atiku’s candidacy, 2019 presidential election is already half won
Sun, 21 Oct 2018
National Chairman of the National Unity Party (NUP) Perry Opara, says former Vice President and candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar has all it takes to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential election. In this interview with INNOCENT ODOH, Opara, who is also the chairman of Political Parties Board (PPB)…
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Togolese in custody for allegedly molesting young girls
Sun, 21 Oct 2018
The Ejigbo Police Division has taken a Togolese accused of multiple sex crimes into custody. 31-year-old Dominic Samson, a father of two, who resides at No 28 Olusesi Street in Ejigbo, is facing charges of aggravated child molestation, sodomy, indecent assault and defilement. The suspect, who deals in Plaster of Paris (PoP), was allegedly arrested…
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Leah’s life and the haplessness of Nigeria
Sun, 21 Oct 2018
With the reality starring us in the face, the life of Leah Sharibu is now more at danger than at no other time since her abduction in February. The fact that the blood-thirsty Islamist sect, Boko Haram, has come out to openly declare that she would be a ‘slave for life’ means that anything can…
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Shehu Sani dumps APC, citing lack of internal party democracy
Sun, 21 Oct 2018
Shehu Sani, who represents Kaduna Central in the Nigerian Senate, has resigned his membership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The lawmaker, who sent his resignation letter to the chairman of the APC in Ward 6, Tudun Wada North, Kaduna State, cited lack of internal democracy as his reason for quitting the ruling party….
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Businessman arrested for alleged auto parts theft
Sun, 21 Oct 2018
The Lagos State Command has arrested one Pius Kingsley Ebere, a big-time auto parts dealer in Ladipo market, for allegedly stealing auto parts. The suspect, was driving a Honda Accord saloon car with registration number FST 616 DV when ACP Akinbayo Olasoji, the Area Commander in charge of Area D Command, Mushin and his police…
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Gospel music is about the message of Christ, not the singer
Sun, 21 Oct 2018
Christians have been called upon to focus less on gospel singers and pay more attention to the music, especially the lyrics and wordings of the songs, as a message of Jesus Christ capable of turning mens hearts to God for a transformed life. The call was made at a recent extended play launch and hymns…
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Making quality focus of Nigeria’s universal health coverage
Sun, 21 Oct 2018
Nigeria’s government report on National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), says achieving universal health coverage (UHC) to provide about 198 million population with access to a collective set of comprehensive health services of adequate quality, at the same time as financial protection is achieved when direct payments made to obtain health services do not expose people…
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How does being busy affect your lifestyle choices
Sun, 21 Oct 2018
If you are always on the go and like to keep yourself busy, there may be some unexpected benefits. Recent research suggests that busy people often make more healthful choices. The results of this study will now be published in the Journal of Consumer Research. This new research was conducted at the global business school…
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CBN, NCC, telcos to clampdown on SIM identity theft fraudsters
Sun, 21 Oct 2018
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), the Nigeria Communication commission (NCC) and the Telecommunication Companies (Telcos) are collaborating to clampdown on SIM identity theft fraudsters in the country. To achieve this, they intend to educate the public through the use of social media. Dipo Fatokun, director, banking and payments system department, CBN, disclosed this at…
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UBA sees earnings growth from equity investment in associate company
Sun, 21 Oct 2018
UBA’s group 49 percent ownership interest in UBA Zambia limited, an associate company’s ordinary share boosted marginally earnings recorded by the bank as at the end of Q3 2018. BusinessDay analysis of the financials of UBA, a tier one deposit money bank in Nigeria, revealed that profit after tax of the bank increased slightly by…
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Air Peace seals aircraft maintenance deal with Embraer
Sun, 21 Oct 2018
West Africa’s leading carrier, Air Peace has demonstrated the premium it places on safety and maintenance of its fleet, signing a multi-year aircraft spare parts deal with plane maker, Embraer. The deal, the airline confirmed in a statement, would cover more than 250 components for the six Embraer 145 jets it recently added to its…
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PwC sees good trajectory for mining sector
Sun, 21 Oct 2018
Leading professional services firm, PwC Nigeria sees a good trajectory for the country’s mining sector as it restates commitment to supporting the growth of the struggling industry in line with the country’s overall economic diversification efforts. Uyi Akpata, PWC’s Country senior partner noted that the firm’s commitment to supporting the sector is to build trust…
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Why Nigerian banks hardly lend you money
Sun, 21 Oct 2018
We all go broke at different times, and the natural thing would be to turn to our bankers. After all, we have been putting our meager savings in there for a while; and one good turn deserves another, right’ Wrong! You are probably rolling your eyes now because we all know that Nigerian banks hardly…
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Time is ripe for church leaders to get involved in governance of Nigeria ‘Rev. Adebola Joseph
Sun, 21 Oct 2018
Reverend Adebola Joseph,a strong advocate of positive, creative and innovative thinking with greater focus on the youth ministry, is a pastor at the Victoria Island zonal headquarters of Church of God Mission International in Lagos. In this interview with SEYI JOHN SALAU, Reverend Joseph, who recently went on a missionary trip to Kenya, speaks on…
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Your faith and your possession
Sun, 21 Oct 2018
All our lives, through our growing up years, we were adequately prepared for the future. Nothing was supposed to be left to chance because in most cases the future does not belong to us alone. It also belonged to our parent who sponsored us, we are their Investment. We were never meant to take our…
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