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Metele massacre: A national tragedy
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
A few days ago, Nigeria was thrown into mourning again following the brutal massacre of over 100 soldiers serving in the 157 Task Force Battalion at Metele village, Guzamala Local Government Area of Borno State. The gruesome attack, we learnt, occurred about 6p.m. on November 19. The unfortunate incident saw our troops caged, outnumbered and []The post Metele massacre: A national tragedy appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Women protest, youths disrupt ExxonMobil operations
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
Senate probes invasion of Assembly ‘APC calls for state of emergency Women and youths yesterday protested alleged involvement of the police in the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly to create persistent state of insecurity in the polity. This followed the siege laid by the police to the Assembly in the last two weeks, []The post Women protest, youths disrupt ExxonMobil operations appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Obesity linked to asthma risk in children
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
Scientists in the United States (US) have raised an alarm over one of the negative health impact of obesity in kids, saying children who were overweight or obese were at increased risk for asthma. According to the result of a retrospective study published in ‘Pedriatrics,’ at least 10 to 13 per cent of childhood asthma []The post Obesity linked to asthma risk in children appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Rivers, N’East, flash points of 2019 elections ‘ Abdulsalami
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
The National Peace Committee has identified Rivers State and some states in the North-East as flash point areas of the 2019 general elections. The committee, which met with Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, in Abuja yesterday, however, promised to intervene in the areas and ensure peaceful conduct of the []The post Rivers, N’East, flash points of 2019 elections ‘ Abdulsalami appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Averting armed conflicts through seizures
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
When in April 2018, the Imo State Police Command under Mr. Chris Ezike said it had recovered a total of 168 guns, 99 cartridges, 2,323 ammunition and 25 empty magazines from unauthorized persons in the state, a number of persons believed that criminals had to a large extent been neutralized in the state, at least []The post Averting armed conflicts through seizures appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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How I burnt fingers taking decisions, by Ambode
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State yesterday revealed difficulties he encountered while taking some strategic decisions in the state, saying that he had on many occasion suffered consequences of his action while he received commendation for others. Beside, Ambode said that as chief driver of the state, he had initiated some policies which had []The post How I burnt fingers taking decisions, by Ambode appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Police, IPOB in bloody clash
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
It is now an issue of debate. Did the police arrest innocent people in place of members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) who allegedly fought and killed a policeman, injuring others and setting a police vehicle ablaze’ OKEY MADUFORO reports from Awka The Nigerian Police Force Public Relations Officer, Mr. Moshood []The post Police, IPOB in bloody clash appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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NULGE tackles Ikpeazu over unpaid salaries
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Abia state chapter, has called on Governor Okezie Ikpeazu to pay salary arrears of its members if he must get their support for his reelection bid. Speaking at 40th anniversary of the Union in Umuahia, Abia State capital, NULGE President, Comrade Ijoma Onyenaucheya said that if the government []The post NULGE tackles Ikpeazu over unpaid salaries appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Ajimobi, ex-CJN, Okowa’s wife, others, advocate better recognition for women
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
Prominent Nigerians including a former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Aloma Mariam Mukhtar, were in Ibadan yesterday for the 2018 Oyo State Officials Wives Association (OYSOWA) summit where better recognition for women in the society was advocated. The event held at the International Conference Center of the University of Ibadan was a pet project of []The post Ajimobi, ex-CJN, Okowas wife, others, advocate better recognition for women appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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PDP appoints Kashamu, others as Atiku campaigners
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State yesterday appointed Senator Buruji Kashamu as chairman of its campaign committee for the partys presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. Kashamu, representing Ogun East senatorial district in the National Assembly, is the governorship candidate of the party for 2019 elections. Apart from the senator, 41 other members from []The post PDP appoints Kashamu, others as Atiku campaigners appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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We’ll kick out Buhari in 2019, says Atiku S’East Support Group
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
The Atiku Support Group, South-East has declared its resolve to ensure that President Muhammadu Buhari would be kicked out of office in next year’s presidential election. Speaking during inauguration of the South-East Atiku Support Group, the chairman of the occasion, Chief Eddy Asiegbu said that the primary job of the group was to kick out []The post We’ll kick out Buhari in 2019, says Atiku S’East Support Group appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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LCCI flays postal commission bill at NASS
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has flayed the continued processing of the Nigeria Postal Commission Bill at the National Assembly, saying it was inimical to private sector investments in the courier business in Nigeria. Its Director-General, Muda Yusuf, registered his displeasure to the bill in a statement in Lagos. He said []The post LCCI flays postal commission bill at NASS appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Capital flight: Tackling illegal mining menace
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
The Federal Government has bemoaned activities of illegal miners across the country, saying that 80 per cent of mining activities are illegal and causing Nigeria to lose billions of naira yearly. Taiwo Hassan reports. In a bid to turn around the country’s mining space after years of neglect, President Muhammadu Buhari took some critical []The post Capital flight: Tackling illegal mining menace appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Why telecoms interconnect debts’ll continue to rise ‘ Report
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
The interconnect debt among operators in the telecommunications sector may continue to rise because there is currently no regulatory framework on debt settlement in the sector, New Telegraph has learnt. This is according to the report of a recent survey by Research ICT Africa (RIA), which pointed out that absence of a regulatory measure []The post Why telecoms interconnect debts’ll continue to rise ‘ Report appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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NEPC: Nigeria’s export products to global market valued at $30m
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
New products exported by Small and Medium scale Enterprises (SMEs) so far this year have been valued at more than $30 million, according to the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC). Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer of NEPC, Segun Awolowo, in a document on Nigerian export value chain, sighted by New Telegraph, explained that the exports []The post NEPC: Nigeria’s export products to global market valued at $30m appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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N480bn RoW charges stall Nigeria’s broadband project
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
30% target missed NCC: We’re talking to govs The quest to deepen broadband penetration in Nigeria through licensing of infrastructure companies (InfraCos) has hit the wall, as the licensed companies are unable to pay Right of Way (RoW) charges being demanded by each state of the federation. The amount needed to cover []The post N480bn RoW charges stall Nigeria’s broadband project appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Addressing multiple taxation in telecoms
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
For the umpteenth time, telecoms operators in the country have cried out over the introduction of more taxes by government agencies. While this has been an age-long issue in the sector, stakeholders are calling for drastic actions from the Federal Government and the National Assembly to address the problem. SAMSON AKINTARO reports Prompted by []The post Addressing multiple taxation in telecoms appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Elections: X-raying CBN’s position on lending
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
With the general elections about two months away, the Central Bank of Nigerias timely warning for lenders to remain guided by relevant laws in dealing with political class has been applauded by financial experts. Abdulwahab Isa reports The countdown to 2019 general elections has begun in earnest as candidates that scaled through political partys []The post Elections: X-raying CBNs position on lending appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Visa is AFCON’s payments technology sponsor
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
Visa, the global leader in payments, will bring its global brand and technology to African football this summer, as it officially announced its partnership with the Confederation of African Football (CAF), as a sponsor of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament in 2019 and 2021. The sponsorship deal according to a statement, will make []The post Visa is AFCON’s payments technology sponsor appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Research: More Nigerians embrace digital solutions for travels
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
Nigerian travellers are forward-thinking and ready to embrace new technologies more readily than their counterparts from Europe and other parts of the world. This was a major finding of the 2018 Global Digital Traveller Research, an independent global travel study conducted by Travelport, the world’s leading global commerce platform. The 2018 survey, which []The post Research: More Nigerians embrace digital solutions for travels appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Huawei Cloud debuts in Africa
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
Huawei Cloud, the cloud-computing services of Huawei, has unveiled South Africa as its newest cloud region making the company the world’s first cloud service provider that operates a local data center to provide cloud services in Africa. Huawei Cloud South Africa region will start providing cloud services at the end of this year, allowing organizations []The post Huawei Cloud debuts in Africa appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Another four years of Buhari better than PDP ‘ Okorie
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
National Chairman of United Progressive Party (UPP), Chief Chekwas Okorie, in this interview with FELIX NWANERI, speaks on why he shelved his presidential ambition to support the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari You recently led your party, United Progressive Party (UPP), to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term bid, but the questions many []The post Another four years of Buhari better than PDP ‘ Okorie appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Experienced people needed in National Assembly ‘ Taiwo
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
Hon. Kolawole Taiwo, a former Deputy Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, is the House of Representatives candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Ajeromi/Ifelodun Federal Constituency. In this interview, he speaks on 2019 general elections and recent State House of Assembly crises, among others. TEMITOPE OGUNBANKE reports Having served in []The post Experienced people needed in National Assembly ‘ Taiwo appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Shun sentiment, Atiku remains the best to save Nigeria, group advises
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
Nigerians have been enjoined to shun sentiment and support the Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, as the best to foster genuine development and save the Nation from the prevailing economic hardship. A pressure group, known as the Seven Wise Men gave this advice in Ogun State, in []The post Shun sentiment, Atiku remains the best to save Nigeria, group advises appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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PDP appoints Kashamu, others as Atiku campaigners
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State on Wednesday appointed Senator Buruji Kashamu as the chairman of its campaign committee for the partys presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. Kashamu, representing Ogun East senatorial district in the National Assembly, is the governorship candidate of the party for 2019 elections. Apart from the senator, 41 other []The post PDP appoints Kashamu, others as Atiku campaigners appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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2019: Atiku banking on Igbo vote to oust Buhari ‘ Report
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
The main challenger in Nigeria’s election next year aims to outflank Muhammadu Buhari by campaigning in a sometimes neglected part of the country where the president is deeply unpopular: the southeast. With a tight race in prospect, a strong showing there could give Atiku Abubakar the votes he needs to deny Buhari, a former military []The post 2019: Atiku banking on Igbo vote to oust Buhari Report appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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CAF Cup: Rangers in bright start as Lobi falters
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
It was a bright start for Aiteo Cup winner, Enugu Rangers, as they start their campaign in the CAF Confederation Cup with a 2-0 victory against Defence Force SC of Ethiopia on Wednesday. Two second half penalties, converted by Godwin Aguda, gave the seven-time Nigeria Professional Football League winners a good first leg result. []The post CAF Cup: Rangers in bright start as Lobi falters appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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NFF’ll prepare Falcons well for World Cup ‘ Akinwunmi
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
First vice president of the Nigeria Football Federation, Seyi Akinwunmi, has promised the Super Falcons of Nigeria that they are going to have the best of preparations ahead of the FIFA Women World Cup in France in 2019. Akinwunmi, who was at the stand when the team secured World Cup qualifications and final berth []The post NFFll prepare Falcons well for World Cup ‘ Akinwunmi appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Babangida to Rohr: Inject new players into Eagles for AFCON
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
Ex-international, Tijani Babangida, has advised Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, to inject some new players into the team in preparation for the Africa Cup of Nations scheduled to take place in Cameroon in June 2019. Speaking with New Telegraph, Babangida said even though the coach already had his players, those that have been winning []The post Babangida to Rohr: Inject new players into Eagles for AFCON appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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We’ve achieved our AWCON aim ‘ Oshoala
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
Super Falcons top scorer at the ongoing Africa Women Cup of Nations in Ghana Asisat Oshoala has stated that the team’s main aim at the tournament has been achieved after the side booked their ticket to the World Cup in France from June 7 to July 7, 2019 but retaining the trophy won in Cameroon []The post We’ve achieved our AWCON aim ‘ Oshoala appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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50th Asoju Oba Cup: Nigeria’s coach impressed with standard
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
Nigeria’s table tennis head coach, Nosiru Bello, has lauded the standard of the 50th Asoju Oba Table Tennis Championship which enters its fourth day on Thursday (today). Bello, who was on hand to monitor some of the prospects that has lit up the tournament holding at the Molade Ojkoya Thomas Hall of the Teslim []The post 50th Asoju Oba Cup: Nigeria’s coach impressed with standard appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Beach Soccer AFCON: Coach Adamu calls Azeez, Tale, 19 others to camp
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
Coach of the Nigeria beach soccer national team, Audu Adamu, has invited regular members of the Super Sand Eagles, Abu Azeez, Victor Tale and 19 others to camp ahead of next month’s Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations taking place in Egypt. Azeez, who currently plays for Aiteo Cup champions, Rangers, and Tale, a []The post Beach Soccer AFCON: Coach Adamu calls Azeez, Tale, 19 others to camp appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Drogba, Essien to storm Lagos for Ambode
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
Africa XI, Nigerian legends to open Onikan Stadium March 2019 Arrangements have reached top gear by Match International to bring in 21 African football legends to Lagos for a football exhibition match between ex-football stars on the continent and Nigerian football legends. Top Nigerian former internationals- Samson Siasia, Waidi Akanni and John Fashanu- are []The post Drogba, Essien to storm Lagos for Ambode appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Europa League: Iwobi, Chukwueze ready for Potlava, Rangers duels
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
Super Eagles duo of Alex Iwobi and Samuel Chukwueze are primed for action for Arsenal and Villarreal in today’s Europa League clashes with Vorskla Poltava and Rangers respectively. While Iwobi and his fellow Gunners are through to the next stage despite playing a goalless draw with Sporting Lisbon in their last match and a []The post Europa League: Iwobi, Chukwueze ready for Potlava, Rangers duels appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Ex- Eagles’ player, Etuhu, starts match-fixing trial
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
Former English Premier League soccer player Dickson Etuhu goes on trial in a Swedish court on Thursday to face a charge of match-fixing, which he denies. Etuhu played at the 2010 World Cup for Nigeria and had a lengthy career in England for Manchester City, Preston North End, Norwich, Sunderland, Fulham and Blackburn Rovers before []The post Ex- Eagles’ player, Etuhu, starts match-fixing trial appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Falcons land in France
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
Beat Cameroon 4-2 on penalties Meet South Africa in final on Saturday The Super Falcons on Tuesday defeated the Lionesses of Cameroon 4-2 on penalties to qualify for the final of the 2018 African Women Cup of Nations. The win also guarantees Nigeria a place in next year’s FIFA Women World Cup in []The post Falcons land in France appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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South-East in my mind
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
What do the Igbos want’ They said they are being marginalized but they havent defined the extent of their marginalization. Who marginalized them’ How, where’ Do you know’ ‘ Muhammadu Buhari It would be difficult not to think about South-East geo political zone now especially if you are really a political pundit following events []The post South-East in my mind appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Is U.S. experiencing a regressed civilization
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
The history of the United States is lengthy and complex to the extent that this write-up would be confined and start with the American declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. It was a period when the 13 American colonies severed their political connections to Great Britain. The declaration summarized the colonists’ motivation for seeking []The post Is U.S. experiencing a regressed civilization’ appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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There is only one medicine
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
It has been observed that the vast improvement in health and wellbeing in the developed countries of Europe and America was not a result of better medication, more hospitals or medical breakthrough. Rather, it was more a result of disease-preventing habits such as improved hygiene, good drainage systems and good dietary habits. Evidence from []The post There is only one medicine appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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This Lovesong for my wasteland
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
Title: LOVESONG FOR MY WASTE LAND Author: Remi Raji Publisher: Bookcraft Year of Publication: 2005 Pages: 78 Reviewer: Oladipo Kehinde Poetry is the oldest genres and advance form of composition. This offering, ‘Lovesong for my waste land, ‘is where poetry intersect drama. The poet uses action with purgation of emotion in the prologue. The []The post This Lovesong for my wasteland appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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