Today’s New Telegraph Newspaper Headlines Sunday 3rd March 2019

Today’s New Telegraph Newspaper Headlines

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South-East and Senate Presidency
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
As normalcy permeates the polity, following the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari, there is more work to be done, especially in the area of political balance. Nigeria, no doubt, stands on a tripod and any arrangement that does not put into consideration this tripartite background will continue to attract not only strictures but also create []The post South-East and Senate Presidency appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Malaria control using GM mosquitoes may affects male fertility ‘Investigation
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
Doctors warn against proposed release of 10, 000 GM mosquitoes ‘ 90% scientists fear that GM mosquitoes could spread uncontrollably ‘ WHO certified Sri Lanka malaria-free without GM mosquitoes Malaria control using genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes is a new technique developed to contain the scourge of the disease. However, this []The post Malaria control using GM mosquitoes may affects male fertility ‘Investigation appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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2019: This is APGA’s worst outing’Members
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
say Ojukwu will be shedding tears in his grave The poor performance of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in the just concluded Presidential and National Assembly elections did not come as a surprise to political pundits. The party lost all the three senatorial seats in the state and all the House of []The post 2019: This is APGA’s worst outing’Members appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Don’t see Atiku, others as enemies ‘IBB tells Buhari
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
urges Atiku to congratulate PMB Former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamsi Babangida has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to resist the temptation to see the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Candidate, Atiku Abubakar and other candidates as enemies but fellow compatriots who merely disagreed with him on how best to move our country forward. []The post Dont see Atiku, others as enemies ‘IBB tells Buhari appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Elections: We’ve long way to go, says INEC ad hoc staff
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
An Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ad hoc staffer, who participated in last week’s Presidential and National Assembly elections in Ogun State, said Nigeria has a long way to go in the conduct of election in the country. The collation officer in one of the local governments, who spoke with Sunday Telegraph on condition of []The post Elections: We’ve long way to go, says INEC ad hoc staff appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Buhari’s victory over Atiku illegitimate, say Clark, Adebanjo, Nwodo
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
Some elder statesmen under the auspices of the Forum of Nigerian Leaders and Elders, said it has reviewed major developments leading to the outcome of the February 23 Presidential elections, and concluded that the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was illegitimate. According to a statement signed on behalf []The post Buhari’s victory over Atiku illegitimate, say Clark, Adebanjo, Nwodo appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Poll result: Atiku inaugurates legal team
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
Says he wont abandon mandate The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has inaugurated a legal team to challenge the result of the 23 February presidential election. The team is headed by Dr. Livy Uzoukwu, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN). Atiku also said, he would not abandon []The post Poll result: Atiku inaugurates legal team appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Presidential poll: How Primate Ayodele predicted Buhari’s victory
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
Following the aftermath of the elections and the re-election of President Buhari, the servant of God and founder of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele has re-echoed what he had said concerning the victory of Buhari all through last year that Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will lose if they fail to give the party’s []The post Presidential poll: How Primate Ayodele predicted Buhari’s victory appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Accept defeat as act of God, Kangiwa tells Atiku
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
A House of Representatives member representing Dandi/ Arewa Federal Constituency, Kebbi State, Hon. Hussaini Kangiwa, has urged the defeated opposition party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to accept the defeat and join hands with President Muhammad Buhari to move the country forward. The federal lawmaker, who is returning to the house under the []The post Accept defeat as act of God, Kangiwa tells Atiku appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Learn to be a good loser for peace in Benue, Suswam tells Akume
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
The Senator-elect for Benue North East senatorial district, Dr. Gabriel Suswam yesterday urged defeated Senator George Akume to learn to be a good loser in the interest of peace in the state. Dr. Suswam, a former governor of the state, who stated this in a chat with journalists, also condemned Senator Akume’s action of []The post Learn to be a good loser for peace in Benue, Suswam tells Akume appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Anambra school crisis: Court declines jurisdiction
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
An Awka Federal High Court presided over by Hon justice I. B. Gafai has transferred a Fundamental Human Rights suit brought before it by the Diocese on the Niger Anglican Communion to the Anambra State Chief Judge for proper filling and determination. The Anglican Diocese had dragged the Anambra State Government to the Federal []The post Anambra school crisis: Court declines jurisdiction appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Guber Polls: Enugu residents assure Ugwuanyi of massive votes
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
A cross section of Enugu State residents have asked Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi not to border coming to their areas for campaign ahead of Saturday’s governorship and state assembly elections, assuring him of their overwhelming votes at the polls, in appreciation of his good works and commitment to the wellbeing of the masses. Ugwuanyi, who []The post Guber Polls: Enugu residents assure Ugwuanyi of massive votes appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Customs’ N1trn 2014 revenue highest ever ‘Experts
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
2018 revenue over 100% lower’Chief Osita The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) revenue profile in 2018, shows that it contributed over N1.2 trillion to the Federation account in the period under review. The service said the feat was the highest in the history of the agency, but Sunday Telegraph fact checked and discovered that the []The post Customs’ N1trn 2014 revenue highest ever ‘Experts appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Live fowls selling from N2500 at Ikotu Market
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
Though the price of live fowls which rose sharply from N2000 to N2500 during the Yuletide period, is yet to come down, Sunday Telegraph learnt that traders continue to record moderate sales at Ikotu Market, days after the Saturday Presidential and National Assembly elections. Consumers and sellers spoken to by our correspondent disclosed that old []The post Live fowls selling from N2500 at Ikotu Market appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Fresh tomatoes still selling at affordable prices
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
Consumers have continued to express happiness over the fall in the price of tomatoes and other food items in market across Lagos, saying they expect the prices to further fall after the 2019 general elections in the country. Some of the consumers spoken to by Sunday Telegraph in different interviews on Friday said that the []The post Fresh tomatoes still selling at affordable prices appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Importers group intercepts N900m substandard goods
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
We have called you here today to brief you on the activities of the Importers Association of Nigeria (IMAN) Special Task Force on illegal importation into Nigeria, has intercepted fake, expired goods; including other smuggled goods worth over N900 million. Chief Operating Officer, IMAN Special Task Force, South West zone, Prosper Okolo who disclosed []The post Importers group intercepts N900m substandard goods appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Senate committee opposes transfer of NEPZA’s N14.3bn to private firm
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
The Senate Committee on Trade and Investment has opposed the Federal Government’s plan to transfer N14.3 billion Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority’s (NEPZA) fund to the Nigeria Special Economic Zone Investment Company Limited (NSEZCO). The committee’s rejection of the move to transfer of the money to the company’s account was contained in a letter []The post Senate committee opposes transfer of NEPZA’s N14.3bn to private firm appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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New Jaguar XE: Enhanced exterior, luxurious new interior
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
An updated exterior design gives the XE a more purposeful and assertive stance. Continuing on from the beautifully judged proportions of the original car, new XE’s sporting intent has been taken up a level, with contemporary design cues inspired by the F-TYPE sportscar. XE appears wider and lower than before, with larger front apertures, []The post New Jaguar XE: Enhanced exterior, luxurious new interior appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Toyota, others sales fall in February
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
Toyota Motor Corp and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV reported a fall in U.S. auto sales in February, as the industry faces weak demand following a long bull run after the financial crisis. New vehicle sales are expected to drop in 2019 as rising interest rates weigh on sales and result in higher monthly repayment for []The post Toyota, others sales fall in February appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Area boys terrorising us over election, Idumota, Balogun traders lament
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
Hundreds of street urchins otherwise known as Area Boys on Wednesday stopped traders, most of them of the Igbo extraction, from opening their shops in Idumota and Balogun markets, on the Lagos Island; accusing them of not voting for President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) in last Saturday’s elections. The social []The post Area boys terrorising us over election, Idumota, Balogun traders lament appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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VW to invest $1.7bn in Ford’s Argo AI’report
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
Volkswagen Group has announced and investment plan of up to $1.7 billion in a self-driving joint venture centered on Ford Motor Co.’s Argo AI unit, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing sources with knowledge of the discussions. VW is preparing to invest $600 million as an equity investment in Argo, the newspaper said, with each []The post VW to invest $1.7bn in Ford’s Argo AI’report appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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I’m the candidate to beat, says Sanwo-Olu
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
Ahead of the March 9 governorship election in Lagos, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, speaks on why he is the best candidate to lead the state and his plans to make Lagos a 21st century economy The governorship election is just a week away, []The post I’m the candidate to beat, says Sanwo-Olu appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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The fall of Akume’s dynasty
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
Politics they say is a dirty game. There is no doubt that the political scenario that played out in the just concluded Presidential and National Assembly elections in Benue State that finally laid to rest what political analysts best described as the overbearing influence by former governor, now Senator representing Benue North West, George []The post The fall of Akumes dynasty appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Parties and March 9 polls
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
CHUKWU DAVID peeps into the likely impact of the just concluded Presidential and National Assembly elections on the forthcoming governorship and state assembly poll across the country The Presidential and National Assembly elections, which held on Saturday February 23, 2019, have come and gone but the echoes of the exercise are still on-going among []The post Parties and March 9 polls appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Akinlade: My kids only use their gadgets at weekends
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
Adekunle Akinlade is the Ogun guber candidate of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM), and in this chat with TUNDE SULAIMAN he revealed that he only allows his kids access to social media on weekends and why he wants to replace Ibikunle Amosun at Government House. Excerpts’ He personally drove himself to the venue of []The post Akinlade: My kids only use their gadgets at weekends appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Rep-elect assures on effective representation
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
House of Representatives Member-elect for Egbado South/Ipokia Federal Constituency, Hon. Kolawole Lawal Mobolounduo, has assured the people of the constituency on the implementation of the AHEAD agenda, which revolves around improvement in the area of Agriculture, Health, Education and Accountability. This according to him, will lead to improvement on the living standard of the people []The post Rep-elect assures on effective representation appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Canaan House wins MD School Inter House Sports
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
Canaan House, also known as the Blue House, has emerged winner of the M.D School, Oko Oba, Lagos States 13th Biennial Inter House Sports competition, which held at the Agege Stadium on Thursday. Canaan House beat Bethel and Gilgal to lift the giant trophy as champions. It did so by garnering 14 gold, six silver []The post Canaan House wins MD School Inter House Sports appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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EPL: Mahrez sends Man City top, United beat Saints in thriller
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
Riyad Mahrez scored the only goal as Manchester City overcame injuries to Kevin de Bruyne and John Stones to edge past Bournemouth and go two points clear at the top of the Premier League. The champions lost De Bryune and Stones either side of the break before Mahrez on for Belgian De Bruyne []The post EPL: Mahrez sends Man City top, United beat Saints in thriller appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Goodison rocks for Toffees, Reds showdown
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
This evening one of the oldest rivalries in England continues at Goodison Park when Everton hosting Liverpool determined to jolt their Premier League dreams, writes Tunde Sulaiman Merseyside Fast Facts ‘The record home victory in a league match is 6’0 recorded by Liverpool at Anfield in the 1935’36 season. ‘The record away victory in []The post Goodison rocks for Toffees, Reds showdown appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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UEFA League: Ole attempts to climb PSG’s mountain in Paris
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
UEFA LEAGUE Round of 16 (TUE) Dortmund v Tottenham ‘ 9pm (Agg 0-3) Real Madrid v Ajax ‘ 9pm (Agg 2-1) Round of 16 (WED) FC Porto v Roma ‘ 9pm (Agg 1-2) PSG v Man United ‘ 9pm (Agg 2-0) About three weeks ago, he suffered his first reversal as []The post UEFA League: Ole attempts to climb PSG’s mountain in Paris appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Federer claims 100th career title in Dubai
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
Roger Federer reached the landmark of 100 tour-level titles after beating Stefanos Tsitsipas in the final of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. The 37-year-old joined only Jimmy Connors in amassing a century of tour-level tournament wins in the open era and gained a measure of revenge for his defeat to Tsitsipas in this year’s []The post Federer claims 100th career title in Dubai appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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NPFL: Remo targets victory against Wikki
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
After returning to their home ground this weekend, Remo Stars has set their sight on securing the maximum points in their rescheduled Nigeria Professional Football League MatchDay 2 game against Wikki Tourists. Remo finally return to the Gateway International Stadium, Sagamu for the first time after Match Day Three 1-1 draw against Bendel Insurance []The post NPFL: Remo targets victory against Wikki appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Akwuegbu wants son to play for Nigeria
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
Former international, Emmanuel Akwuegbu, the younger brother of Super Eagles star, Benedict Akwuegbu, has made a passionate plea to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to give his son an opportunity to play for the country. Akwuegbu is hoping that his son, Sean Akwuegbu, will start with the countrys U-17 team and then grow through []The post Akwuegbu wants son to play for Nigeria appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Nigeria’s stolen mandate
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
INTRODUCTION Democracy is a system of government by the majority of the people, typically through elected representatives. In simpler terms, it is, as declared by Abraham Lincoln in his 1863 Gettysburg speech, the government of the people, by the people and for the people. From its definition, it is generally taken that the principles []The post Nigeria’s stolen mandate appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Message to every aspiring GREAT LEADER
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
Dear Reader, today’s column is basically for the youth out there who are aspiring to be great in life. If you fall into this category, kindly get a bottle of wine or coke or even water, depending on your capacity, grab a chair and let’s cruise. There was a man in the Bible called Peter. []The post Message to every aspiring GREAT LEADER appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Sweet-smelling evil (1)
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
Dear, I can’t keep this pregnancy. What will your wife say’ What will people say’ What will’ she cried. ‘What will this say, what will that say! You think about what everybody will say! Have you thought of my feelings’ Your own feelings don’t matter too” He screamed at her. They were in []The post Sweet-smelling evil (1) appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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I can go on a blind date ‘Peggy Ovire
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
Beautiful Peggy Ovire is a fast rising actress, model, producer and television personality. She’s popularly known as Ego Oyibo for her captivating role in the movie, ‘Husbands of Lagos’. An ex Miss Tourism Delta State, the actress also won the Miss Galaxy International Nigeria pageant in 2007. She’s known for her skillful romantic roles []The post I can go on a blind date ‘Peggy Ovire appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Stylish in Culottes
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
Culottes are characterised by calf grazing full legs that resembles a skirt. These neither trousers nor shorts women’s knee-length trousers, have been in fashion for a long time and keep recycling every season. It’s been here for a while. In fact, it is one of those 70s trends that found its way back []The post Stylish in Culottes appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Wuraola Otiti’s wedding tale gathers dust
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
The break up between Oba Adeyeye, the Ooni of Ile-Ife and his former wife, Queen Otiti, was not a pleasant incident many will recall for a long time. When the incident happened, it became subject of discussion so much that even the media feasted on it. Oba Adeyeye has since moved on as []The post Wuraola Otiti’s wedding tale gathers dust appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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At home acne treatment
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
We all love to look beautiful but it is important to know what works and what doesn’t for the health of our skin. You could use Google skin care recipes and acne treatment for hours but keep in mind the internet can be deceiving at times. Keep these things in mind when treating acne []The post At home acne treatment appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Chelsea Eze: Pretty diva
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
Chelsea Eze is an actress who came into prominence in her first Nollywood film, ‘Silent Scandals’ where she acted alongside Genevieve Nnaji and Majid Michel. She also won the Most Promising Actress award for her role in the film at the 6th Africa Movie Academy Awards. Prior to her role in ‘Silent Scandals’, she []The post Chelsea Eze: Pretty diva appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Oba Francis Alao battles competence task
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
Well-built and dark skinned Oba Francis Alao, the Olugbon of ancient town of Orile-Igbon in Oyo State, ranks among first class traditional rulers in Yoruba land. He was installed as the king in 2017 after many years the stool of Olugbo had been vacant. Meanwhile, facts revealed Alao was favoured by the kingmakers to become []The post Oba Francis Alao battles competence task appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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How I got signed to G-Worldwide ‘Ajura
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
Daniel Alaba Ojamomi, with stage name, Ajura, is a G-Worldwide Entertainment act who entered the music landscape in 2017. Last year held many blessings for the young singer who got his record deal, and has gone on to make his mark on the scene with stellar music releases. The Ondo State-born star started his career []The post How I got signed to G-Worldwide ‘Ajura appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Trend du jour: Romantic denims
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
This trend requires some blas to pull it off and most people will find it overwhelming. This may be simply because trousers are an item that you want to be sure it fits very well otherwise, there are no saves to this style gaffe. You must be sure that they sit well over []The post Trend du jour: Romantic denims appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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World’s most expensive engagement ring cost N3bn
Sun, 03 Mar 2019
When we talk about the world’s most expensive engagement rings, we should be sure that the celebrities would carry the cake. They have the means and therefore more open handed, competitive spirit and willingness to outdo the existing norm. Cue in engagement rings that are more jaw-dropping than the last. Yeah, any []The post World’s most expensive engagement ring cost N3bn appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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