Today’s New Telegraph Newspaper Headlines Wednesday 27th February 2019

Today’s New Telegraph Newspaper Headlines

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Imperative of Nigeria’s Air Space Mgt Systems
Tue, 26 Feb 2019
In recent times, the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) is beginning to address some key issues, particularly in the areas of communication and human management. WOLE SHADARE writes Turnaround In 2013, the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) listed Nigeria as one of the 14 countries in Africa that had achieved effective air safety implementation []The post Imperative of Nigeria’s Air Space Mgt Systems appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Tackling vacant property crisis
Tue, 26 Feb 2019
Fresh concerns on how to resolve the huge number of vacant houses in Nigerian cities are dominating the polity. Dayo Ayeyemi reports A lot of luxury properties, built between four and six years ago, are still vacant in the property market, after one and half years Nigeria came out of economic recession. The empty []The post Tackling vacant property crisis appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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FG cuts JV cash call debts to $3.6bn
Tue, 26 Feb 2019
offsets liabilities to Shell, Chevron, others The Federal Government officially declared last weekend that it had reduced cash call debts to Joint Ventures (JVs) with Shell, Chevron and other International Oil Companies (IOCs) to $3.6 billion from $5.1 billion. The Ministry of Petroleum Resources, which stated this in a document, noted that it []The post FG cuts JV cash call debts to $3.6bn appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Presidential election: Buhari wins 7 states, Atiku grabs 4, FCT
Tue, 26 Feb 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari is leading in the results of the presidential election so far declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The commission has, so far, released the results in 11 states and Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Buhari, who is the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), won in []The post Presidential election: Buhari wins 7 states, Atiku grabs 4, FCT appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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APC: Opposition’s rejection of results, premature, illogical
Tue, 26 Feb 2019
The Presidential Campaign Council of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed concerns at the rejection of the results of the 2019 presidential election by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), describing the move as illogical. National Chairman of the PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, had rejected the results as being announced by the Independent National Electoral []The post APC: Oppositions rejection of results, premature, illogical appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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FG accuses PDP of plots to truncate electoral process
Tue, 26 Feb 2019
The Federal Government has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of planning to truncate the electoral process and push the country to constitutional crisis. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, in a statement yesterday, said PDP was usurping the role of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) through the announcement of []The post FG accuses PDP of plots to truncate electoral process appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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NSE bullish after presidential poll
Tue, 26 Feb 2019
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) closed yesterday closed on a positive note after the conclusion of presidential polls last weekend, commencing the weekly trading activities on the upswing. The market had last Friday closed on bearish note following uncertainties around the election and transition period. The market performance indices, NSE ASI appreciated []The post NSE bullish after presidential poll appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Oyo APC wins 2 senatorial seats as Ajimobi loses to Balogun
Tue, 26 Feb 2019
Oyo state Governor Abiola Ajimobi, who contested the Oyo South senatorial district election in the Saturday’s National Assembly polls has lost to a candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Kola Balogun. Of the nine local governments which make up the senatorial district, eight results have already been released wherein his party, APC won []The post Oyo APC wins 2 senatorial seats as Ajimobi loses to Balogun appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Ortom: Akume used soldiers, ROs to snatch, alter results
Tue, 26 Feb 2019
Akume: Mr Governor, you’re a liar, man of violence The war of attrition between Governor Sam uel Ortom of Benue State and his estranged political godfather, Senator George Akume yesterday assumed a disturbing dimension as the governor accused the senator of using soldiers and the Returning Officers of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) []The post Ortom: Akume used soldiers, ROs to snatch, alter results appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Rivers: How soldiers snatched election results ‘ INEC officer
Tue, 26 Feb 2019
The Electoral Officer of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Okrika Local Government Area of Rivers State, Mr. Leo Okon has disclosed how soldiers from the 6 Division, Port Harcourt allegedly hijacked election result materials after voting had been concluded in the area last Saturday. Okon said that the soldiers invaded INEC office []The post Rivers: How soldiers snatched election results ‘ INEC officer appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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24 senators lose re-election bid
Tue, 26 Feb 2019
Twenty-four out of the 66 senators who sought for a re-election into the 9th Senate have lost out at the National Assembly elections, which held alongside the Presidential elections last Saturday. A total of 33 senators earlier lost out in primary elections, which took place in October last year. The senators that sought for return []The post 24 senators lose re-election bid appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Agbaje cries over manipulated polls’ results in Lagos
Tue, 26 Feb 2019
Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos, Mr. Jimi Agbaje has alleged that there were manipulation of results of last Saturday’s elections, calling on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to immediately release them. Agbaje, who addressed newsmen in his campaign office on Ikorodu Road, Lagos, wondered why 48 hours after []The post Agbaje cries over manipulated polls’ results in Lagos appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Buhari wins, Lagos, Kogi
Tue, 26 Feb 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has won the Presidential election in Lagos and Kogi states. He defeated his closest rival, Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, with a 132,798 vote margin in Lagos. The margin was lower than the 160,143 votes with which Buhari defeated Jonathan in 2015 in the state. Four years ago, []The post Buhari wins, Lagos, Kogi appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Ogboru not a match to Okowa ‘ Adams
Tue, 26 Feb 2019
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta State, Hon. Otimeyin Adams, is confident that Governor Ifeanyi Okowa will defeat the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Great Ogboru, in the forthcoming gubernatorial election. He speaks in this interview with Ola James on the party’s chances The governorship election []The post Ogboru not a match to Okowa ‘ Adams appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Emmanuel won’t be deterred by tissues of lies, says Okon
Tue, 26 Feb 2019
Mr. Akan Okon, Commissioner for Special Duties and Aviation Matters to Governor Udom Emmanuel, speaks on some of the governor’s milestone achievements in the state, especially in the aviation sector with the introduction of the new Ibom Airlines, among other issues. TONY ANICHEBE reports Do you foresee a free and fair election in []The post Emmanuel won’t be deterred by tissues of lies, says Okon appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Fringe parties as trading grounds for endorsements
Tue, 26 Feb 2019
Endorsement is an integral part of the political process. But when abused it calls for concern. WALE ELEGBEDE writes on how more than half of Nigeria’s political parties decided to endorse the candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) in last Saturday’s election When the National Chairman of []The post Fringe parties as trading grounds for endorsements appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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U-20 FIFA World Cup: Obuh charges NFF over F’Eagles’ preparation
Tue, 26 Feb 2019
Former Flying Eagles coach John Obuh has stated that the Nigerian national U-20 team couldn’t have asked for an easier draw after being pitched in Group D of the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup with USA, Qatar and Ukraine. Obuh said the Flying Eagles had an easy draw and shouldn’t have any issue []The post U-20 FIFA World Cup: Obuh charges NFF over F’Eagles preparation appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Again, Abuja National Stadium pitch in sorry state
Tue, 26 Feb 2019
Abuja National Stadium pitch, which used to host Super Eagles home matches, has now been turned into a waste dump of sort and a complete eyesore. The main pitch that has been under renovation for over two years has now been abandoned by the contractor and serves as waste dump, New Telegraph has learnt. []The post Again, Abuja National Stadium pitch in sorry state appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Ndidi: Leicester’ll keep working for results
Tue, 26 Feb 2019
Leicester City of England midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi, is taking the sacking of the club’s coach, Claude Puel, in good fate, as he says it means the players have to work harder for better results. While admitting that the players were unable to save Puel’s job due to a chain of poor results they, []The post Ndidi: Leicester’ll keep working for results appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Uzoho wins appeal in Cyprus, returns to Anorthosis duty
Tue, 26 Feb 2019
I want to concentrate on football now ‘Eagles’ goalie Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has won his appeal against the ban and fine served him by the Cyprus Football Association. The goalkeeper was punished by the CFA after he was accused of playing for his club with an invalid health certificate by Apollon []The post Uzoho wins appeal in Cyprus, returns to Anorthosis duty appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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D’Tigers top Africa’s qualifiers for China 2019
Tue, 26 Feb 2019
Despite losing their first games of the qualifiers at the final window of the 2019 FIBA World Cup, Nigeria’s national basketball team, the D’Tigers, have emerged the best on the continent going to the World Cup. D’Tigers lost two games against Cote D’Ivoire and Senegal in the qualifiers contested for in Abidjan over []The post D’Tigers top Africas qualifiers for China 2019 appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Balogun out of Leicester tie
Tue, 26 Feb 2019
Brighton and Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton has confirmed that Leon Balogun will miss their visit to Leicester City on Tuesday. The 30-year-old is yet to recover from a shoulder injury he suffered in training a fortnight ago and has not been listed in the Seagulls’ travelling squad to Leicester. Balogun was last []The post Balogun out of Leicester tie appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Chikwelu dreams of title with Swedish outfit
Tue, 26 Feb 2019
Kristianstads Rita Chikwelu has revealed her dreams to help her Swedish top-flight side to challenge for a silverware this season. Although finished as runners-up in the 2014 Swedish Womens Cup, Elizabeth Gunnarsdottirs side are yet to celebrate a title success in their history. Having secured wins in the opening Group B matches in []The post Chikwelu dreams of title with Swedish outfit appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Real ready for Messi ‘Vinicius
Tue, 26 Feb 2019
Vinicius Junior has boldly declared that Lionel Messi does not scare Real Madrid, with the Blancos preparing for back-to-back Clasico clashes with Barcelona and their talismanic skipper. The first of those fixtures is set to be staged on Wednesday, as Santiago Bernabeu plays host to the second leg of a Copa del Rey semi-final. That []The post Real ready for Messi ‘Vinicius appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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German Grand Prix: Adekuoroye strikes gold, Oborududu claims bronze
Tue, 26 Feb 2019
Two-time Commonwealth champion Odunayo Adekuoroye (57kg) spectacularly won a gold medal at the just-concluded Grand Prix of Germany in Dormagen, with eight-time African champion Blessing Oborududu claiming a bronze medal at the ranking event. Adekuoroye, a world silver-medallist in 2017, impressively dismantled Szell Anna of Hungary 10-0 (via technical superiority) in the final []The post German Grand Prix: Adekuoroye strikes gold, Oborududu claims bronze appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Mourinho backs Sarri over Kepa incident
Tue, 26 Feb 2019
Maurizio Sarri has been left in a fragile situation at Chelsea after Kepa Arrizabalagas act of defiance in their League Cup final defeat against Manchester City, according to Jose Mourinho. The clubs 70 million ($91m) record-breaking signing refused to be substituted for Willy Caballero in extra-time, despite pulling up twice with a physical issue []The post Mourinho backs Sarri over Kepa incident appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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When collation becomes another election
Tue, 26 Feb 2019
Democracy in Nigeria and the credibility of election will take a long time to mature following the attitude of the players, the literacy level of the electorate, the commitment of the actors, and the readiness to do the right things to facilitate a healthy outcome that can truly meet the minimum standard of credible electoral []The post When collation becomes another election appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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