Nigerian Newspaper: Daily trust Headlines Today, Monday 29 October, 2018.

Nigerian Newspaper: Daily trust Headlines Today, Monday 29 October, 2018.

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US trains 187 Nigerian students on robotics
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
The United States Consulate General in Lagos, in collaboration with RoboRAVE International, a U.S.-based robotics education academy, has trained 187 Nigerian students on robotics. Robotics deals with the design, construction, operation and use of robots, as well as computer systems for their control, sensory feedback and information processing. These technologies are used to develop machines []The post US trains 187 Nigerian students on robotics appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Mourinho hails Martial, Shaw after Everton win
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho was delighted with the goal scoring performance of Anthony Martial in victory over Everton. Paul Pogba and Martial were on target for United before Gylfi Sigurdsson gave Everton hope with a 77th-minute penalty. United boss Jose Mourinho dropped 75million Romelu Lukaku to the bench against his former club. But on []The post Mourinho hails Martial, Shaw after Everton win appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Arsenal boss Emery disappointed with draw at Crystal Palace
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Arsenals 11-game winning run was halted at Crystal Palace as they were held 2-2 on Sunday. Arsenal had looked on course to record a 12th consecutive win in all competitions after a superb Granit Xhaka free-kick and a controversial Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang strike had cancelled out Luka Milivojevics penalty on the stroke of half-time. But the []The post Arsenal boss Emery disappointed with draw at Crystal Palace appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Again, PDP woos Ambode, other APC members
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos has reached out to members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to join what they describe as the struggle to free the state from one-man leadership. The party said the APC members should join the ‘free Lagos train’ to be recorded as true progressives that returned the []The post Again, PDP woos Ambode, other APC members appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Osinbajo economical with truth about my position on restructuring ‘ Atiku
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
The APC-led government is worse than all the previous PDP governments, Senator Bukar Abba Ibrahim (APC, Yobe East), has said. Bukar Abba, a former governor of Yobe State who had been in the Senate since 2007, said the APC was no better than the PDP. Bukar, an ardent critic of the PDP for many years []The post Osinbajo economical with truth about my position on restructuring ‘ Atiku appeared first on Daily Trust.
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PPN strategizes for Al-Mustapha in S’West
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Determined to sway votes of the South West region for its presidential candidate in the 2019 elections, the Peoples Party of Nigeria (PPN) has begun strategizing for Major Hamza Al-Mustapha in the geo-political zone. Its National Chairman, Hon Razak Eyiowuawi, in a statement in Ado Ekiti, yesterday, said the party was leaving no stone unturned []The post PPN strategizes for Al-Mustapha in S’West appeared first on Daily Trust.
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APC primaries: Female aspirant appeals to Buhari
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
A female House of Reps aspirant who sought to be candidate of the APC for Shiroro, Rafi and Munya Federal Constituency in Niger State in the recently concluded party primary elections, Mrs. Eve Uba, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari and the party national leaders to correct the wrongs in the exercise. Uba said she []The post APC primaries: Female aspirant appeals to Buhari appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Nabena: Obasanjo, Atiku can’t match Buhari on integrity test
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Neither former President Olusegun Obasanjo nor his ex-deputy, Atiku Abubakar, can beat President Muhammadu Buhari in an integrity contest, the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the ruling APC, Mr Yekini Nabena, said yesterday. Nabena said Obasanjo who had accused Atiku of corruption tendencies had contradicted himself by turning around to declare the ‘sinner’ forgiven and []The post Nabena: Obasanjo, Atiku can’t match Buhari on integrity test appeared first on Daily Trust.
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APC dismisses alleged expulsion of Nnamani
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
The APC has dismissed the purported expulsion of a former Secretary to the Enugu State Government, Chief Onyemuche Nnamani, from the party. The APC National Organising Secretary, Mr. Emma Ibediro, who spoke with journalists in Abuja, said the party was yet to receive any official communication on the said expulsion by the Dr. Ben Nwoye-led []The post APC dismisses alleged expulsion of Nnamani appeared first on Daily Trust.
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True reconciliation would ensure APC victory in Kwara ‘ Mustapha
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
One of the contenders during the APC gubernatorial primaries in Kwara State, Hon. Moshood Mustapha, has stated that only true reconciliation between aggrieved aspirants, stakeholders and members of the party will help the party win elective posts come 2019. Mustapha stated this at the weekend while addressing his supporters at MM Campaign Secretariat located along []The post True reconciliation would ensure APC victory in Kwara ‘ Mustapha appeared first on Daily Trust.
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APC can’t win Imo without me, says Nwosu
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
A governorship aspirant of the APC in Imo State, Ugwumba Uche Nwosu, has advised the National Chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, not to take counsel from those he described as ‘Abuja politicians’ in taking decisions crucial to the survival of the party in the state. Nwosu, a former Chief of Staff and son-in-law []The post APC can’t win Imo without me, says Nwosu appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Borno APC chieftain counsels Buhari
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
The founder of the Green Cap Revolution and former Borno State governorship aspirant of the APC, Attom Mohammed Magira, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to be wary of some APC chieftains at all levels as 2019 approaches. In a telephone chat with Daily Trust over the weekend, Magira alleged plot by a section of the []The post Borno APC chieftain counsels Buhari appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Galaudu picks Shatima as running mate in Kebbi
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
The PDP governorship candidate in Kebbi State, Senator Isa Galaudu, has picked Alhaji Abubakar Malam (Shatiman Gwandu) as his running mate. The publicity secretary of the party in the state, Ibrahim Umar Ummai, in a press statement said the choice of Malam, a former Deputy Comptroller General of Customs, was unanimously endorsed by all that []The post Galaudu picks Shatima as running mate in Kebbi appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Rigging won’t make APC win 2019 ‘ Bukar Abba
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
The APC-led government is worse than all the previous PDP governments, Senator Bukar Abba Ibrahim (APC, Yobe East), has said. Bukar Abba, a former governor of Yobe State who had been in the Senate since 2007, said the APC was no better than the PDP. Bukar, an ardent critic of the PDP for many years []The post Rigging won’t make APC win 2019 ‘ Bukar Abba appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Anenih dedicated himself to Nigerian democracy ‘ Tinubu
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
The All Progressives Congress (APC) national stalwart, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described the former Minister of Works, Chief Tony Anenih, who died today, as a leader resolutely committed to the unity and cohesion of Nigeria. Tinubu, in a statement signed by Tunde Rahman, Head of his Media Office, said, Chief Anenih was a foremost []The post Anenih dedicated himself to Nigerian democracy ‘ Tinubu appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Breaking: Kaduna government relaxes curfew
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
The Kaduna State Government has relaxed the curfew in Kaduna metropolis and environs. Our reporter said residents can move around today till 5pm. From tomorrow, Monday, 29 October, residents are free to move from 6am to 5pm. He also said markets and banks in Kaduna and environs are expected to reopen but night time curfew []The post Breaking: Kaduna government relaxes curfew appeared first on Daily Trust.
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5000 Bauchi IDPs to benefit from World Bank intervention grant
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
5000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Bauchi State who are willing to go back to their respective communities are to benefit from a N200,000 Targeted Grant Transfer (TGT). The TGT is a World Bank assisted intervention grant under the Youth Employment and Social Support Operations (YESSO). Flagging of the grant in Bauchi, head of TGT []The post 5000 Bauchi IDPs to benefit from World Bank intervention grant appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Drugs made from human parts
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
The National Intelligence Agency [NIA] recently raised alarm over some Chinese drugs allegedly made from human flesh. Based on a report it said it received from the South Korean Customs Service, NIA put the Standard Organisation of Nigeria [SON], National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control [NAFDAC] and Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on red []The post Drugs made from human parts’ appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Dennerby eyes AWCN title & World Cup spot
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Nigeria women’s national team head coach Thomas Dennerby has made it known that he is eyeing the 2018 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCN) title. The continental tournament will be hosted by Ghana between 17 November and 1 December. The top three teams will qualify for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France. Dennerby, []The post Dennerby eyes AWCN title & World Cup spot appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Crisis: FG suspends Abuja-Kaduna train services
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
The Managing Director, Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC), Mr Fidet Okhiria, said on Saturday that the Abuja-Kaduna train services has been suspended till the security situation in Kaduna improves. Okhiria made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in an interview in Abuja. He said that the train service was suspended on Friday because []The post Crisis: FG suspends Abuja-Kaduna train services appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Kaduna: There was once a developmental state
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
In the past few weeks, Kaduna once again assumed notoriety. No thanks to avoidable conflicts that have left in their trails scores of the dead and wounded. Yours comradely does this reflection with heavy heart, albeit under a week-long 24 hour curfew occasionally relaxed to be casually slammed back amidst mass hysteria on possible serial []The post Kaduna: There was once a developmental state appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Buhari’s government borrowed only $10bn since 2015- Osinbajo
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said that the nation’s debt was $73 billion, a $10 billion increment from $63 billion the present administration inherited in 2015. He made the disclosure in Ibadan on Saturday during the 9th Public Lecture of Sigma Club at the International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan. The News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) reports []The post Buhari’s government borrowed only $10bn since 2015- Osinbajo appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Women hold special prayer for Nigeria, Buhari in Plateau
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
The North Central Chapter of Women 4 Buhari & Osibanjo has organised a special prayer for Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Prof Yemi Osinbajo and Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State. The special prayer supported by Buharis Friends Network held at the weekend at Yelwa Club in Bukuru, Jos South local government area of []The post Women hold special prayer for Nigeria, Buhari in Plateau appeared first on Daily Trust.
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2019: Is the Church for sale
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
I am a strong advocate for the unity of churches in Nigeria. This much I have highlighted in many forums in recent times. I am of the opinion that the church has a critical role to play in the entrenchment of good governance in any given society, Nigeria inclusive because everyone desires and talks about []The post 2019: Is the Church for sale’ appeared first on Daily Trust.
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NYSC denies BSU graduates mobilisation over eligibility fraud online
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) did not mobilise graduates from Benue State University for the 2018 Batch C programme because of their fraudulent activities on the schemes online portal. NYSC director of ICT Christy Mba said a check it ran showed schools manipulated the matriculation numbers and graduation year of students to make them seem []The post NYSC denies BSU graduates mobilisation over eligibility fraud online appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Fayemi reviving education sector in Ekiti -Ex Ekiti Speaker
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
The candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti South Federal Constituency II, Hon. Femi Bamisile, has lauded the education policy of Governor Kayode Fayemi, describing it as declaration of emergency in the sector. Bamisile, a former speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, lauded Governor Fayemi for the cancellation of education tax in []The post Fayemi reviving education sector in Ekiti -Ex Ekiti Speaker appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Give oil blocs to states!
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
The petroleum sector is the most opaque area of the Nigerian economy. The more you look, the less you see. A code of non-disclosure governs relationships in this cash cow of Africa’s largest nation, much like the Omerta of the Sicilian mafia. What belongs to all is shared by a few members of the secret []The post Give oil blocs to states! appeared first on Daily Trust.
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3 killed after Islamic movement attacked military convoy- Army
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
The Nigerian Army has said troops of Army Headquarters Garrison escorting ammunition and missiles from Abuja to Army Central Ammunition Depot in Kaduna State was attacked by some members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) at Zuba bridge, Abuja. The Army said the attack took place at about 3 pm on Saturday, 27th October []The post 3 killed after Islamic movement attacked military convoy- Army appeared first on Daily Trust.
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JUST IN: 25 year old man killed, buried in his room in Abuja
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
A 25 year old young man, Rabiu Adamu alias Bamanga was allegedly killed in his room in Ruga, Area One, a makeshift area near Abuja City gate. Ruga is a settlement of mostly labourers and women of easy virtues near city gate with most of the houses built with wood and covered with plastics, popularly []The post JUST IN: 25 year old man killed, buried in his room in Abuja appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Keke, okada not in Abuja’s master plan ‘ FCTA
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
The Federal Capital Territory Administration has said that there is no provision for commercial tricycles, popularly called keke and commercial motorcycles (okada) in the Abuja master plan. The administration, therefore, warned tricycle and commercial motorcycle operators in the FCT to stay off the main districts in the centre of the city or risk having their []The post Keke, okada not in Abuja’s master plan FCTA appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Mob beat up man for stealing wine bottle in Kwali
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
A middle aged man whose identity was not ascertained was manhandled and injured by a mob after he allegedly stole a wine bottle at Lambata village in Kwali area council. A witness who gave his name as Gabriel said the incident happened last Thursday evening when the suspect broke into a shop and stole a []The post Mob beat up man for stealing wine bottle in Kwali appeared first on Daily Trust.
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SYRIA: Damascus national museum reopens doors
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Part of Syria’s national museum has reopened to the public six years after civil war forced its closure. The world-renowned antiquities museum in Damascus closed in 2012 to protect its ancient artefacts from damage. Most of the collection was then evacuated and kept at secret locations to keep exhibits safe. The decision to reopen part []The post SYRIA: Damascus national museum reopens doors appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Africare sensitises FCT students on hand washing
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
About four thousand students drawn from 30 secondary schools in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have been sensitized on hand washing. Africare, an international non-governmental organization, under the Power Foward programme enlightened the students on clean hands as a recipe for healthy living. The event was part of activities to mark this year’s 2018 Global []The post Africare sensitises FCT students on hand washing appeared first on Daily Trust.
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UNITED STATES: Pittsburgh shooting: Victims of synagogue attack named
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
The names of the 11 people killed in Saturday’s attack on a synagogue in Pittsburgh have been released, with the oldest aged 97. Two brothers and a husband and wife were among those killed. Six people were injured, including four policemen. The suspect, Robert Bowers, 46, is in custody and faces 29 criminal counts in []The post UNITED STATES: Pittsburgh shooting: Victims of synagogue attack named appeared first on Daily Trust.
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PDP chairmanship candidates for FCT area councils poll emerge
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) chairmanship candidates for FCT area councils’ poll have emerged after the party conducted its primary last Thursday. In AMAC, a one-time chairman of the council, Mrs. Vivian Anazodo, emerged winner of the party’s chairmanship primary. She polled 110 votes to defeat her opponent, Alhaji Jafara Gwagwalada, who got 97 votes. A []The post PDP chairmanship candidates for FCT area councils poll emerge appeared first on Daily Trust.
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S/ARABIA: Mattis calls for transparent probe in Khashoggi killing
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Sunday that he had met Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister and called for a transparent investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Washington Post columnist Khashoggi’s murder has escalated into a crisis for the world’s top oil exporter as Saudi Arabia’s allies have reacted with outrage. Mattis said []The post S/ARABIA: Mattis calls for transparent probe in Khashoggi killing appeared first on Daily Trust.
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PAKISTAN: Govt demands probe into extra-judicial killings in Kashmir
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Pakistan has called for an independent inquiry into the extra-judicial killings, and a United Nations fact finding mission to investigate brutalities perpetrated by the Indian occupying forces in Kashmir. The Pakistani High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr Waqar Ahmad Kingravi made the call at an event to commemorate Kashmir Solidarity Day in Abuja. He said the []The post PAKISTAN: Govt demands probe into extra-judicial killings in Kashmir appeared first on Daily Trust.
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I was held hostage for winning AMAC ticket ‘ Anazodo
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
The chairmanship candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) for Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) in the 2019 FCT council election, Mrs. Vivian Anazodo, has said thugs held her hostage for over five hours for picking the ticket. She said immediately she was declared winner of the chairmanship primaries held last Thursday in Abuja, thugs []The post I was held hostage for winning AMAC ticket ‘ Anazodo appeared first on Daily Trust.
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SOUTH AFRICA: Anti-graft efforts face ‘dangerous fightback
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
South African Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan said on Sunday that efforts to clean up corruption in state-owned companies (SOCs) faced ‘dangerous’ resistance which threatened the country’s sovereignty. Gordhan, a former finance minister, has been tasked by President Cyril Ramaphosa with cleaning up SOCs such as power utility Eskom, which suffered misgovernance under former president []The post SOUTH AFRICA: Anti-graft efforts face ‘dangerous fightback’ appeare
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SRI LANKA: Shooting kills one amid political crisis
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
One person has been killed after a Sri Lankan MP’s bodyguard fired at a mob amid a growing political crisis. It happened as protesters blocked Arjuna Ranatunga, an oil minister in the sacked cabinet, from entering his office. Earlier, President Maithripala Sirisena replaced Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe with former strongman president Mahinda Rajapaksa and suspended []The post SRI LANKA: Shooting kills one amid political crisis appeared first on Daily Trust.
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THAILAND: Police general to lead main opposition party
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
The main political party that will oppose Thailand’s ruling military government in elections planned for early next year has voted in its new leadership. Pheu Thai on Sunday named 86-year-old senior party member Viroj Pao-in, a police lieutenant general, as its official leader, while Putham Vechayaychai kept his role as secretary-general. ‘We are now getting []The post THAILAND: Police general to lead main opposition party appeared first on Daily Trust.
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BRAZIL: Elections: Voters choose between Bolsonaro and Haddad
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Millions of Brazilians voted yesterday to choose between two very different politicians to be their next president. Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro faces leftist Fernando Haddad of the Workers’ Party in the second and final round of presidential elections. While polls have been narrowing, Mr Bolsonaro remains in the lead. The election has been over-shadowed by []The post BRAZIL: Elections: Voters choose between Bolsonaro and Haddad appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Ukraine issues over 4,000 visas to Nigerians in 3 years
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
The Embassy of Ukraine in Nigeria said it has issued 4,270 visas to Nigerians from 2016 2018. The Ukrainian Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Valerii Aleksandruk, disclosed this in an interview with journalist in Abuja. In 2016, the envoy said 600 Nigerians were issued Ukrainian visas and 1,642 in 2017, over 800 of them are []The post Ukraine issues over 4,000 visas to Nigerians in 3 years appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Okorocha earmarks N250m for take-off of Imo health insurance scheme
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo on Saturday announced N250 million as the start-up capital for health insurance scheme in the state. He described health insurance scheme as a necessity for quality life and should be embraced by individuals, governments, and corporate organisations. Okorocha made the announcement at the official flag-off ceremony of Imo State Health []The post Okorocha earmarks N250m for take-off of Imo health insurance scheme appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Questions for Kaduna’s warriors
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Iam so averse to blood-letting that I have not slaughtered a chicken since 1979, so today I have a few questions that I want to ask the people on both sides of the ethno-religious divide that have perpetrated many rounds of inter-communal violence in Kaduna city and environs since 1987. My first question is, what []The post Questions for Kaduna’s warriors appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Suarez scores hat-trick as Barcelona thrash Real in El Clasico
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Luis Suarez’s hat trick fired a Lionel Messi-less Barcelona to a 5-1 Clasico victory over struggling Real Madrid in the Camp Nou yesterday. Goals from Philippe Coutinho and Suarez paced the Blaugrana in the first half, while the Uruguayan stole the show after Marcelo halved Barca’s advantage after the break and Arturo Vidal added a []The post Suarez scores hat-trick as Barcelona thrash Real in El Clasico appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Mixed reactions trail listed companies’ Q3 results
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
The third quarter results for companies listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), have been coming in with their performances trailed by mixed reactions from financial and capital market experts. Some of them said the unimpressive performance by some of the companies including three banks Zenith, Diamond and Fidelity showed what the full []The post Mixed reactions trail listed companies’ Q3 results appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Nigeria target Dominic Iorfa impressing for Wolves U23s
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
One-time Nigeria Football Federation target Dominic Iorfa has fallen off the radar this season simply because he has not featured in any of the games played by the first team of Wolverhampton Wanderers. Ahead of a possible loan move in the January transfer window, the defender has been maintaining his fitness by playing for the []The post Nigeria target Dominic Iorfa impressing for Wolves U23s appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Why Ecobank takes digital platform security seriously ‘ CEO
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Patrick Akinwuntan is the Chief Executive Officer, Ecobank Nigeria. In this interview, he speaks on a wide range of banking issues including security, digitalization and the role of the bank in supporting investment in agriculture among others. When you were the Executive Director, Consumer Banking for the Group, we saw a lot of initiatives around []The post Why Ecobank takes digital platform security seriously ‘ CEO appeared first on Daily Trust.
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