Today’s New Telegraph Newspaper Headlines Tuesday 22nd January 2019

Today’s New Telegraph Newspaper Headlines, Tuesday 22nd January 2019

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Hope rises over new minimum wage
Tue, 22 Jan 2019
The decision by the Federal Government to set up a Technical Advisory Committee on the implementation of a national minimum wage might just be the right step taken so far to put an end to the recurring conflict the issue has generated in the last few months. The development though appears to becoming []The post Hope rises over new minimum wage appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Terrorists to unleash violence in 10 northern states ‘FG
Tue, 22 Jan 2019
accuses opposition of plotting crisis to scuttle elections The Federal Government, yesterday, raised an alarm, accusing the opposition of plotting widespread violence across Nigeria in order to truncate the forthcoming general elections. It said armed bandits and Boko Haram insurgents have been mobilized to engage in massive attacks and other acts of violence in []The post Terrorists to unleash violence in 10 northern states ‘FG appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Assets declaration: Fireworks in courts over Onnoghen
Tue, 22 Jan 2019
A’Court refuses to halt CJNs trial Federal High Court stops removal The Court of Appeal, Abuja Division Abuja, yesterday, declined the request by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, to make an order stopping the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) from proceeding with his trial. This was just as the Federal High []The post Assets declaration: Fireworks in courts over Onnoghen appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Uba brothers square up over Anambra senatorial seat
Tue, 22 Jan 2019
Andy: I’m not losing sleep over my brothers ambition Chris: If I win, he should also accept defeat When the electorate set out on February 16, for the Na-tional Assembly election, it would be a different story in Anambra South Senatorial District. Andy Uba, the current Senator of the zone at the National Assembly, []The post Uba brothers square up over Anambra senatorial seat appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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IG reorganizes SARS, disbands SIP, STS, other operations outfits
Tue, 22 Jan 2019
sets up special election investigation team Worried by the c o n t i nued complaints of alleged human rights abuse and other misconducts against operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), the Acting Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the immediate reorganisation of the elite squad. As part of the []The post IG reorganizes SARS, disbands SIP, STS, other operations outfits appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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IMF revises Nigeria’s growth projection downwards to 2.0%
Tue, 22 Jan 2019
Citing softening oil prices, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), yesterday, revised downwards the growth projections for Nigeria’s economy in 2019 from the previous 2.3 per cent to 2.0 per cent. The Fund gave the projection in its World Economic Outlook Update released yesterday. In its World Economic Outlook report released in July last year, the []The post IMF revises Nigeria’s growth projection downwards to 2.0% appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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How I delivered Dasuki’s $5m to Fayose, by Obanikoro
Tue, 22 Jan 2019
A former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, yesterday revealed how former Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, received $5 million from the office of the former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) about three days to the 2014 gubernatorial election in Ekiti State. He made the revelation while testifying []The post How I delivered Dasuki’s $5m to Fayose, by Obanikoro appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Study links secondhand smoke to irregular heart beat
Tue, 22 Jan 2019
Researchers in the United States (U.S.) have said that continuous indoor exposure to secondhand smoke could trigger changes in the hearts electrical activity, which is heart rhythm problem or (heart arrhythmias). According to a new study released by the University of California Davis Health researchers, exposure to secondhand smoke affects the cells that regulate heart []The post Study links secondhand smoke to irregular heart beat appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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ASUU: Buhari gives ministers marching order on strike
Tue, 22 Jan 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday gave a marching order to the ministers negotiating with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to ensure that all pending issues with striking lecturers were met and the strike called off. This was contained in a statement made available to newsmen by the Assistant Director Press of the Ministry of []The post ASUU: Buhari gives ministers marching order on strike appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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INEC: We’re not under pressure to rig polls
Tue, 22 Jan 2019
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has denied insinuations in some quarters, that it was under pressure to compromise the electoral process particularly in favour of President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling party, the All Progressives Congress (APC). Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, gave the undertaking yesterday at the Force Headquarters, Abuja. The meeting, []The post INEC: We’re not under pressure to rig polls appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Moslems ruled against my presidential ambition ‘ Buhari
Tue, 22 Jan 2019
says Christians supported his struggle President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that those who resort to region as a means to pursue their political cause are corrupt individuals. The President said he enjoyed the sympathy of Christians during his trying days as presidential candidate more than those who are of the same faith with him. []The post Moslems ruled against my presidential ambition ‘ Buhari appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Polls: APC offers choice property, money, appointments to INEC chairman ‘ PDP
Tue, 22 Jan 2019
Allegation baseless INEC ‘PDP should face reality, says APC The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday said the All Progressives Congress (APC) has compromised the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, with huge sums of money, choice property within and outside Nigeria as well as juicy appointments to his []The post Polls: APC offers choice property, money, appointments to INEC chairman ‘ PDP appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Obasanjo ignorant on TraderMoni ‘Osinbajo
Tue, 22 Jan 2019
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday said that former President Olusegun Obasanjo was ignorant on the benefits and focus of the Trader Moni programme being implemented by the Federal Government to reduce poverty in the country. Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the Vice President, Laolu Akande, said Obasanjo’s comment on the []The post Obasanjo ignorant on TraderMoni ‘Osinbajo appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Yoruba’ll betray Abiola if they vote against Buhari, says son
Tue, 22 Jan 2019
Jamiu Abiola is the son of the winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, Chief MKO Abiola and member of the Directorate of Contact and Mobilisation of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Women and Youths Presidential Campaign Team. In this interview, he speaks on the Muhammadu Buhari administration and 2019 general elections TEMITOPE OGUNBANKE []The post Yoruba’ll betray Abiola if they vote against Buhari, says son appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Why I’m vying for Reps seat ‘ Ojogo
Tue, 22 Jan 2019
Donald Ojogo, a seasoned journalist, had served in various capacities in government including Senior Technical Adviser to the Minister of State, Agriculture, Deputy Chief of Staff to the Ondo State deputy governor and Commissioner for Lands and Housing. The All Progressives Congress (APC) House of Representatives candidate for Ilaje Ese-Odo Federal Constituency speaks to BABATOPE []The post Why I’m vying for Reps seat ‘ Ojogo appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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