Nigerian Newspaper: New telegraph Headlines Today, Monday 29 October, 2018.

Nigerian Newspaper: New telegraph Headlines Today, Monday 29 October, 2018.

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Killer herdsmen are govt agents ‘ Oyedepo
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
The Bishop of Living Faith Church (aka Winners Chapel), Bishop David Oyedepo, yesterday said the inability of the government to arrest killer herdsmen in some part of the Middle Belt zone was because the killers are agents of the government. Speaking in Ota, Ogun State, at the Church’s Sunday Service titled ‘Covenant Day of Settlement []The post Killer herdsmen are govt agents ‘ Oyedepo appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Shiites made attempt to cart away ammunition, missiles ‘ Army
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
The Nigerian Army has accused members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) of attempting to cart away its ammunition and missiles. The Commander, Army Headquarters (AHQ) Garrison, Major General James Myam, who made the disclosure in a statement, said the incident occurred over the weekend around the Zuba bridge in the Federal Capital Territory []The post Shiites made attempt to cart away ammunition, missiles ‘ Army appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Shiites made attempt to cart away ammunition, missiles ‘ Army
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
The Nigerian Army has accused members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) of attempting to cart away its ammunition and missiles. The Commander, Army Headquarters (AHQ) Garrison, Major General James Myam, who made the disclosure in a statement, said the incident occurred over the weekend around the Zuba bridge in the Federal Capital Territory []The post Shiites made attempt to cart away ammunition, missiles ‘ Army appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Flood alters farmers’ N40bn loan repayment schedule
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
There are strong indications that rice farmers, who benefited from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s N40 billion loan under the Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP) may find it difficult to service the loan following the heavy havoc on their farmlands as a result of flood. Under the programme, the apex bank set aside N40 []The post Flood alters farmers’ N40bn loan repayment schedule appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Stanbic IBTC records 58% Q3’2018 PAT growth
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Stanbic IBTC Holdings Plc, a member of Standard Bank Group, has posted 58.62 per cent growth in profit after tax for the nine months ended September 30, 2018. The result, which was submitted to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in Lagos last Friday, showed that profit after tax increased to N59.757 billion during the period []The post Stanbic IBTC records 58% Q3’2018 PAT growth appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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PDP to INEC: Buhari ineligible to contest 2019 election
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
INEC: We dont join issues with political parties The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said President Muhammadu Buharis declaration in an affidavit supporting his nomination form that his certificates are with the military, makes him ineligible to contest the 2019 presidential election. The party also warned President Buhari not to allow his personal ambition to push []The post PDP to INEC: Buhari ineligible to contest 2019 election appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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New Telegraph Awards: Ogunshola emerges Media Icon of the Year
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Ex-Punch chairman: Many thanks for the award Former Chairman of Punch Newspapers, Chief Ajibola Ogunshola, has emerged as Media Icon of the Year 2018 (Print). He would be conferred with the award at the 2018New Telegraph Awards. The event holds on Saturday, November 17, 2017, at The Balmoral Hall, Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, []The post New Telegraph Awards: Ogunshola emerges Media Icon of the Year appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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End sexual harassment on campuses
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
The Lagos State University (LASU) recently wielded the big stick against three lecturers found guilty of sexual misconduct. The lecturers, who were dismissed by the management of the institution, are Dr. Odubunmi Ayoola Sunkanmi, an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics; Dr. Ogunwande Isiaka Ajani, an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry and []The post End sexual harassment on campuses appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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New Telegraph Awards: Ogunshola emerges Media Icon of the Year
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Ex-Punch chairman: Many thanks for the award Former Chairman of Punch Newspapers, Chief Ajibola Ogunshola, has emerged as Media Icon of the Year 2018 (Print). He would be conferred with the award at the 2018New Telegraph Awards. The event holds on Saturday, November 17, 2017, at The Balmoral Hall, Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, []The post New Telegraph Awards: Ogunshola emerges Media Icon of the Year appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Shortage of expertise heightens Nigeria’s cyber risks
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Nigeria may suffer more losses to cybercrimes this year and in years to come, New Telegraph has learnt. This, according to experts, is because the country currently lacks the expertise required to fight cybercrimes while more Nigerians are getting connected to the Internet and being exposed. The Federal Government recently declared that the country []The post Shortage of expertise heightens Nigeria’s cyber risks appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Minimum wage: Before we experience another strike
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Again, the organised labour, the federal and state governments are at loggerheads over the new national minimum wage. The issue has been on the table in the last two years, with the Federal Government promising that it would institute a new minimum wage for workers across the country. Both sides of the divide have even []The post Minimum wage: Before we experience another strike appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Sanusi: Govs must embrace birth control, stop almajiri
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
The Emir of Kano, His Eminence, Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, has called on government at all levels to regulate the rate of child bearing in the country. He said this was more important in the northern part of the country, where the number of out-of-school children was most alarming. Sanusi also said there was need []The post Sanusi: Govs must embrace birth control, stop almajiri appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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U.S. appoints Nigerian as judge in Washington
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Snohomish County Superior Court in Washington State, United States of America, has appointed Justice Edirin Okoloko as a judge. A statement from the Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, said that Okoloko, a native of Ekakpramre town in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State, had excelled in the office’s violent crime, property crime []The post U.S. appoints Nigerian as judge in Washington appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Buhari’s second term in Nigeria’s interest ‘ Yahaya Bello
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has said the second term of President Muhammadu Buhari will benefit Nigeria and Nigerians. Addressing some support groups in Abuja over the weekend, the governor said Nigeria cannot afford to change the President in 2019, urging Nigerians to believe in the manifesto of the All Progressives Congress (APC). According []The post Buhari’s second term in Nigeria’s interest ‘ Yahaya Bello appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Buhari’s second term in Nigeria’s interest ‘ Yahaya Bello
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has said the second term of President Muhammadu Buhari will benefit Nigeria and Nigerians. Addressing some support groups in Abuja over the weekend, the governor said Nigeria cannot afford to change the President in 2019, urging Nigerians to believe in the manifesto of the All Progressives Congress (APC). According []The post Buhari’s second term in Nigeria’s interest ‘ Yahaya Bello appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Cold, windy days raise heart attack risk
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Swedish researchers have found that people were more likely to have heart attacks when the weather is bad. According to findings published in the ‘Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Cardiology,’ lower temperature, higher wind speeds and less sunshine were all associated with a greater incidence of heart attack. A heart attack, which usually []The post Cold, windy days raise heart attack risk appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Investment firm names managing director
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Anchoria Investment and Securities Limited has named Mr Babatunde Dada as its new managing director/chief executive officer. A statement from the firm said that Dada brings with him years of experience and business professionalism with proven record of success in various industries. He holds a Bachelor of Art degree in industrial economics and insurance from []The post Investment firm names managing director appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Cold, windy days raise heart attack risk
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Swedish researchers have found that people were more likely to have heart attacks when the weather is bad. According to findings published in the ‘Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Cardiology,’ lower temperature, higher wind speeds and less sunshine were all associated with a greater incidence of heart attack. A heart attack, which usually []The post Cold, windy days raise heart attack risk appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Penetration: Looking beyond big tickets
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
As Nigeria’s economy gradually stabilises and foreign investors take interest in the local insurance sector, there is an urgent need to deepen penetration. Sunday Ojeme reports Even with various risks and investment projection failures staring at everyone, Nigeria still ranks among countries with the lowest insurance penetration rate globally with a paltry one per []The post Penetration: Looking beyond big tickets appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Government must engage shipping firms to reduce costs
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Many businesses have closed shop in Lagos ports despite the ease of doing business introduced by the Federal Government in the maritime industry. In this interview with BAYO AKOMOLAFE, General Manager, SIFAX Offdock Terminal, Mr. Oliver Omajuwa, says government should declare emergency in the sector to address its problems. How do you perceive the []The post ‘Government must engage shipping firms to reduce costs’ appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Refuse: Alimosho LG boss urges residents, PSP operators’ cooperation
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Determined to ensure cleaner environment in Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos state, chairman of the council, Hon. Jelili Sulaiman has called for cordial relationship between PSP operators and residents of the local government. Speaking during stakeholders’ meeting between PSP Operator/Community Development Executives held at the party’s secretariat in Alimosho, Lagos State, Sulaiman said PSP []The post Refuse: Alimosho LG boss urges residents, PSP operators’ cooperation app
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May & Baker is undervalued
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
May & Baker Nigeria Plc is undervalued and has substantial intrinsic value that will ensure investors in the company reap significant returns in the years ahead, Managing Director, May & Baker Nigeria Plc, Mr. Nnamdi Okafor has said. He said this at an interactive session with capital market stakeholders at the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) []The post ‘May & Baker is undervalued’ appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Obasanjo to Emmanuel: No intimidation’ll stop your re-election in 2019
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday made a brief stopover in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital, where he met with Governor Udom Emmanuel, behind closed-doors for some hours before proceeding to Qua Iboe Church, Ikot Ekpene Road, where they worshipped together. Obasanjo’s longtime friend, Prelate Emeritus of the Methodist Church, Dr. Sunday Mbang; Deputy []The post Obasanjo to Emmanuel: No intimidation’ll stop your re-election in 2019 appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Stock market extends weekly gains with 0.20%
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Trading activities on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) last weekend sustained positive trend, as the NSE All-Share Index and Market Capitalization appreciated by 0.20 per cent to close last week at 32,907.33 and N12.014 trillion respectively. Similarly, all other indices finished higher with the exception of the NSE-Main Board Index, NSE ASeM []The post Stock market extends weekly gains with 0.20% appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Court clears ex-minister, Ogunlewe, others of stealing, abuse of office
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Justice O. O. Majekodunmi of an Ogun State High Court in Abeokuta has discharged and acquitted a former Minister of Works, Senator Adeseye Ogunlewe and two others over an alleged stealing preferred against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The verdict, however, lay to rest speculations that Ogunlewes name was one []The post Court clears ex-minister, Ogunlewe, others of stealing, abuse of office appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Dickson: We’ll wind up APC in Bayelsa
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, at the weekend said he was going to wind up the All Progressives Congress (APC), a party he said was about cultism and killings. The governor, who spoke in Yenagoa during a chat with the media, said leaders of the party were not interested in the development of the people []The post Dickson: We’ll wind up APC in Bayelsa appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Diamond Bank chair, 3 non-executive directors resign
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Diamond Bank Plc has notified the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) and the public that it chiairman and other three non-executive directors have resigned from the Board of the bank with immediate effect. According to a statement obtained from the local bourse’s website, the directors include Mr. Oluseyi Bickersteth,erstwhile chairman and Mr. Rotimi Oyekanmi, Mrs. Juliet []The post Diamond Bank chair, 3 non-executive directors resign appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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A nation of political dynasties
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Politics in Nigeria is gradually becoming affairs of a few families as some of them sit side-by-side to deliberate on important legislations and policies that affect the future of more than 180 million people, Felix Nwaneri reports Though it has often been contended that political dynasties go against the values upheld by democracy since []The post A nation of political dynasties appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Why Bayelsa remains in darkness ‘Kemenanabo
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Olis Kemenanabo is the Managing Director of Bayelsa State Electricity Company Limited. He spoke with PAULINE ONYIBE on the epileptic power supply in the state. Excerpts During the 6th anniversary celebration of the restoration government, you promised that by September 2018, there would be steady power supply in Bayelsa State and even said we []The post Why Bayelsa remains in darkness ‘Kemenanabo appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Rohr: Eagles must beat South Africa to stay top
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Super Eagles Manager, Gernot Rohr, is already spoiling for war for the 2019 AFCON qualifying decider against Bafana Bafana of South Africa declaring that his target is to finish top of the group. The German gaffer admitted that winning away in Johannesburg on November 17 would never be an easy task, but stressed that beating []The post Rohr: Eagles must beat South Africa to stay top appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Uganda’s FA confirm Nov 20 Eagles’ friendly
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Federation of Uganda Football Associations have confirmed that their national team, The Cranes will take on Nigeria’s Super Eagles in an international friendly next month. FUFA disclosed at the weekend that the match would take place at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba on Tuesday 20th November. FUFA communications manager, Ahmed Hussein, whose country still relish []The post Uganda’s FA confirm Nov 20 Eagles’ friendly appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Salam stops Gondarenda to claim WBF Africa title
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Tony Sugar Salam took just six rounds to make good on his promise to stop champion Sting Gonorenda and claim the WBF Africa Cruiserwight title on Friday night in Lagos. The Nigerian stunned his opponent with a left hook, then finished him off with a flurry of punches to the body and head before the []The post Salam stops Gondarenda to claim WBF Africa title appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Nwankwo retains Zainab Saleh C/Ships title
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Nigerias number one in the women -68kg, Ujunwa Nwankwo, was the lady to beat at the just concluded Zainab Saleh Female International Karate Championships in Lagos, as she retained her title after defeating Felicia Fidelis of Delta state at the weekend. The Anambra karateka who represented All Star Martial Arts also claimed gold in the []The post Nwankwo retains Zainab Saleh C/Ships title appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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EPL: Red Devils try Toffees for size at Old Trafford
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
EPL FIXTURES Burnley v Chelsea 2:30pm Crystal Palace v Arsenal 2:30pm Manchester United v Everton 5:00pm MONDAY Tottenham v Man City 9:00pm N.B: Clocks change by 1 hour to wintertime Following their midweek exertions against Italian leaders, Juventus in the UEFA Champions League, Manchester United switches its attention today back to []The post EPL: Red Devils try Toffees for size at Old Trafford appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Camp Nou hosts El Clasico sans Messi, Ronaldo
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Although this evening’s instalment of the iconic El Clasico showdown between two of the biggest teams in the world, Barcelona and Real Madrid takes places without two of the biggest names in the ‘beautiful game’, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, TUNDE SULAIMAN still expects the Camp Nou to rock For the first time since []The post Camp Nou hosts El Clasico sans Messi, Ronaldo appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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EPL: Ndidi saves Foxes from home defeat
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Super Eagles mi d f i e l d e r, Wilfred Ndidi scored a 89thminute equaliser to break West Hams resolve after they looked set to take all three points despite Mark Nobles first-half sending-off. Centre-back Fabian Balbuena had put the visitors in the lead, reacting first to the rebound from his own header, []The post EPL: Ndidi saves Foxes from home defeat appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Quadri grabs N1.7M star prize for CyclingLagos
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Ace Cyclist, Ajibade Quadri, on Saturday returned the time of 1hr 47:39 to emerge winner and got the star prize of N1.7 million at the maiden edition of the CyclingLagos. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the grand finale of the CyclingLagos which took place on the designated routes, was ride off at []The post Quadri grabs N1.7M star prize for CyclingLagos appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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B’Ball: Zenith Bank Women’s League starts in Abuja, Enugu Sunday
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
The 2018 Zenith Bank Women basketball League starts on Sunday with an abridged format dunking off in two centres ‘ Abuja and Enugu. First Bank Women’s Basketball team of Lagos will begin their Premier League title defence in the Enugu centre with 10 teams competing for honours. New entrant, Mountain of Fire Women’s Basketball []The post B’Ball: Zenith Bank Women’s League starts in Abuja, Enugu Sunday appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Deconstructing the Nigerian conundrum
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Indeed, our country is facing numerous challenges, and I recognise that conscious efforts are being made at different levels to resolve them. But more still needs to be done. We are witnessing different degrees of social, economic, and political difficulties, compounded by the challenge of insecurity in sections of the country. So, the call to []The post Deconstructing the Nigerian conundrum appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Buhari’s travel ban on targeted Nigerians: An extreme panicky measure of desperation (1)
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
INTRODUCTION The recent announcement of the government’s ban on 50 Nigerians (yet unnamed), is an extreme panicky measure of desperation and obvious descent by this government into totalitarianism, absolutism and fascism. It is highly condemnable for being absolutely unconstitutional, illegal, wrongful, immoral, vindictive, dictatorial, panicky and presumptuous of the victims’ guilt, without any trial []The post Buhari’s travel ban on targeted Nigerians: An extreme panicky measur
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20 contestants battle for Mr. Nigeria 2018 crown today
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
After the successful hosting of the 2018Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria, MGBN, won by Anita Ukah who represented Imo State, 20 contestants shortlisted for the 2018 Mr. Nigeria contest themed ‘The Ideal Man’, have gone to camp ahead of the main event holding today at the Atrium of the prestigious Silverbird Galleria, Victoria Island Lagos. []The post 20 contestants battle for Mr. Nigeria 2018 crown today appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Easy tasty meatballs
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Meatballs are a staple for your meals, especially pasta. They are always a hit with the kids and make for one of the best hearty dinners. Follow this easy recipe to get it right every time. Ingredients ‘ Preferred ground meat ‘ 6 tbsp vegetable oil ‘ 1 cups bread crumbs ‘ []The post Easy tasty meatballs appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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