Today’s New Telegraph Newspaper Headlines Monday 11th March 2019

Today’s New Telegraph Newspaper Headlines

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16 killed, one missing in fresh Kaduna attack
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
At least 16 people have been reported killed in a fresh attack yesterday at Ungwan Barde in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen had stormed the village in the early hours of yesterday, shooting anyone on sight and burning houses. The attack was preceded by the killing of []The post 16 killed, one missing in fresh Kaduna attack appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Nigerian prof, Ambassador die in Ethiopian Airlines crash
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
We lost 157 souls from 35 nationalities UN, Presidents mourn Two Nigerians are confirmed to be among the 157 passengers and crew that lost their lives in the ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines’ Boeing 737MAX that crashed shortly after take-off from Bole International Airport, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, yes-terday morning. They are Professor Pius Adesanmi, (who []The post Nigerian prof, Ambassador die in Ethiopian Airlines crash appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Lecturer, others shot as soldiers attack collation centre
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
lNEC suspends collation of Rivers result PDP, Wike kick A lecturer with the Ken Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic and three others sustained gunshot injuries after soldiers and operatives of the Federal Special Anti- Robbery Squad (F-SARS) stormed an Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) collation centre in Bori in Khana Local Government Area of Rivers State, yesterday. []The post Lecturer, others shot as soldiers attack collation centre appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Sanwo-Olu defeats Agbaje with 533,304 vote margin
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Returning Officer for Lagos State, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede, has declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, as Governor- elect of Lagos State. Declaring results of last Saturday’s election at INEC’s state headquarters, Ogunbodede, who is the Vice-Chancellor, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), said Sanwo-Olu won []The post Sanwo-Olu defeats Agbaje with 533,304 vote margin appeared first on Ne
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Oyo: Makinde defeats Adelabu
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has lost its ruling status in Oyo State to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as Mr. Seyi Makinde of the PDP yesterday emerged winner of the March 9 gubernatorial election in the state. Makinde defeated the governorship candidate of the APC and former deputy governor of Central Bank []The post Oyo: Makinde defeats Adelabu appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Dapo Abiodun is Ogun Governor-elect
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
APM wins 6 LGs, ADC 2, PDP 1 The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has defeated 40 contenders to emerge winner in Saturdays election in the state. With the results from 20 local government areas in the state announced by collation officers, Abioduns APC won 11 local []The post Dapo Abiodun is Ogun Governor-elect appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Umahi floors Ogbuoji, sweeps 13 LGAs in Ebonyi
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
Governor Dave Umahi has been declared winner of the Ebonyi governorship election. Umahi won all the 13 local government areas of the state, including Afikpo south local government where his opponent, Senator Sonni Ogbuoji of the All Progressives Congress (APC), hails from. Prof. Frank Chukwuemeka, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) State Collation Officer for []The post Umahi floors Ogbuoji, sweeps 13 LGAs in Ebonyi appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Olive oil lowers risk of heart disease ‘ Study
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
Scientists in the United States (US) said adding olive oil to diet even just once a week lowers the risk of suffering clogged-up arteries, which can trigger heart attacks and strokes. According to findings of the preliminary research presented at the American Heart Associations Epidemiology and Prevention/Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Scientific Sessions 2019 []The post Olive oil lowers risk of heart disease ‘ Study appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Niger: Bello wins re-election with 526,412 votes
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of Saturday’s governorship election in Niger State. The result was announced on Sunday night in Minna at the State Collation Centre by the returning officer, Prof. Angela Miri. Miri, who is the Vice Chancellor Federal University []The post Niger: Bello wins re-election with 526,412 votes appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Assembly polls: INEC declares Akpulonu winner of Abia Obingwa East’s seat
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Hon. Solomon Akpulonu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) winner of the Obingwa East State Constituency seat in the Abia State House of Assembly. Declaring the result at INEC office, Mgboko, headquarters of Obingwa council, the Returning Officer, Prof. Udo Herbert, said Akpulonu polled 30,306 votes against []The post Assembly polls: INEC declares Akpulonu winner of Abia Obingwa East’s seat appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Governorship polls: Ikpeazu eulogises Abians, pledges more dividends of democracy
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
as protest rocks Abia over result Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia state yesterday thanked Abians for a renewed confidence and mandate given him for another term of four years, assuring that his administration would witness greater development in all fronts. Briefing the press on his victory at the Government House shortly after being declared []The post Governorship polls: Ikpeazu eulogises Abians, pledges more dividends of democracy appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Nigeria needs wealth creation, not poverty alleviation
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
Dr. Yele Okeremi is the current President, Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPON) and the Chief Executive Officer of Precise Financial Systems Ltd. In this interview with SAMSON AKINTARO, he speaks on government policies, economy and the role of technology, among others Though it is still less than a year, can you tell []The post ‘Nigeria needs wealth creation, not poverty alleviation appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Afreximbank gets internal audit director
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has appointed Abel Osuji as director of internal audit department, following the upgrade of that function into a full department. Osuji had, since 2010 served as a senior manager heading the internal audit function of the bank, which operated at the unit level. According to a statement from the lender, Osuji []The post Afreximbank gets internal audit director appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Country manager for Dizengoff
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
Dizengoff Nigeria has appointed Mr. Graham John Leslie as its new country manager. He took over from Mr. Antti Ritvonen, who has been the country manager since 2015. He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in agricultural production and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in economics and marketing from the University of Stellenbosch, South []The post Country manager for Dizengoff appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Micro-pension misses first quarter target
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
Including informal sector workers in the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) suffers more delay, as the set January date elapses. Sunday Ojeme reports Over 11 years after the inauguration of the new pension plan, workers in the informal sector may have to wait a bit longer before keying into the scheme, as the Federal Government []The post Micro-pension misses first quarter target appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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NBC appoints communications director
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC) Limited, a member of Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company, has appointed Ekuma Eze as its public affairs and communications director. This was contained in a statement from the company’s Managing Director, George Polymenakos. Eze is expected to bring his robust wealth of experience to bear by consolidating on the company’s strategic business []The post NBC appoints communications director appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Cutix : Earnings subdued by rising costs
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
The manufacturing industry has continued to struggle with operational challenges and Cutix is not an exception, as rising cost of operations dwarfed the firm’s earnings. Chris Ugwu writes While Nigeria’s infrastructure deficit, particularly electricity supply and bad road networks, continue to hurt manufacturers, at times forcing some of them to fold up, the prevailing []The post Cutix : Earnings subdued by rising costs appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Service provider hires CFO
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
Pan-African financial technology service provider, Cellulant, has appointed Oluwatoyin Aralepo as its chief financial officer. A statement from the company’s Co-founder and Co-CEO of Cellulant Group, Bolaji Akinboro, said the appointment of Aralepo was consistent with the company’s quest to becoming a robust financial organization, as it continues its journey towards building a $1billion revenue []The post Service provider hires CFO appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Emefiele: CBN committed to bridging gender gap
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has lauded the contributions of women at the Apex Bank, saying that bridging the gender gap is part of the CBN’s corporate strategy. He disclosed this last Friday, in his message to commemorate the 2019 International Women’s Day. Emefiele, who noted that achieving gender equality []The post Emefiele: CBN committed to bridging gender gap appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Heritage Bank: Female key to sustainable economic growth
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
As the world celebrates this year’s International Women’s Day, Heritage Bank Plc has stated that making female empowerment central to organisation’s business strategies is not only critical to growth, but builds a sustainable and flourishing global economy. Speaking on the International Women’s Day 2019 campaign theme, ‘Balance-for Better,’ the MD/CEO of Heritage Bank, Ifie Sekibo, []The post Heritage Bank: Female key to sustainable economic growth appeared first on
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Buyers worsen Nigeria’s crude sale woes
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
N6.97trn 2019 budget threatened The 2019 budget is facing fresh threat as more buyers shunned Nigeria’s crude grades in a move that worsened sales woes for Africa’s biggest crude exporter. Nigeria depends largely on crude proceeds to service over 80 per cent of her budget. A loading schedule for April crude sighted by this []The post Buyers worsen Nigeria’s crude sale woes appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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New face of endorsement
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
The 2019 general elections were concluded at the weekend with the governorship and state Houses of Assembly polls, but it was not without fresh twists in the electoral process as there was a new dimension to the endorsement game by politicians. Felix Nwaneri , Wale Elegbede and Temitope Ogunbanke report Those who defined []The post New face of endorsement appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Oloriegbe: Kwarans won’t regret sacking Saraki
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
He has achieved what is considered to be the highest shock in the 2019 election season with his major upset of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki in the National Assembly race for Kwara Central Senatorial district. In this interview, BIODUN OYELEYE asked Dr. Yahaya Oloriegbe how he did it and the implications of Saraki’s []The post Oloriegbe: Kwarans wont regret sacking Saraki appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Start from where you are, with what you have
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
Bro Ladi (not real name) has been a Big Bros to me since my childhood days. You know those broses who are far older than you but there’s this synergy between you both that’s who Bro Ladi is to me. Our communication has been effective even though it’s been long we saw each other. []The post Start from where you are, with what you have appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Eagles are young, will go far in AFCON finals ‘ Agu
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
Super Eagles goalkeeper trainer, Alloy Agu, has said that the current players in the national team are very young and have a lot of years ahead of them. Speaking ahead of the final round of Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Seychelles on March 22 and the international friendly match against Egypt four days later, []The post Eagles are young, will go far in AFCON finals ‘ Agu appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Mikel not ready for Eagles’ return ‘ Rohr
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
says Moses maintains retirement decision Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has explained the reason why the technical crew decided not to invite the national team captain, Mikel Obi, for the next two games of the team later this month ‘ the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Seychelles and international friendly game against Egypt. []The post Mikel not ready for Eagles return ‘ Rohr appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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ITF approves two weeks for junior tournaments in Nigeria
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
The International Tennis Federation has approved only two weeks for junior tennis tournaments in Nigeria. The Nigeria Tennis Federation had earlier applied for nine weeks in her bid to focus heavily on the junior players in the country this year. The President of the NTF, Dayo Akindoju, earlier stated that part of the Federation’s plans []The post ITF approves two weeks for junior tournaments in Nigeria appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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NTTF names debutant for Budapest battle
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
For emerging champion at the 2018 National Sports Festival, Ajoke Ojomu has been rewarded for her feat with a place in the seven-man team named by the Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) for the 2019 World Championship holding in Budapest, Hungary. The 20-year-old Abuja-based star will be making her debut at the senior level in []The post NTTF names debutant for Budapest battle appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Ubani calls for Media Marathon support
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
targets African, world record with race The Chairman of the Organizing Committee of Lagos Media Marathon Tony Ubani at the weekend says that Nigeria will be first country in Africa to organize a media marathon and the fifth in the world after Japan, Spain, Australia and Brazil if Corporate and well-meaning Nigerians support []The post Ubani calls for Media Marathon support appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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AJC qualifiers: Team Nigeria loses ticket to Morocco
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
Nigerian junior tennis boys narrowly lost out on a final ticket, after they were beaten 2-1 by their Ghanaian counterparts in the semifinal of the boys’ category at the African Junior Championship finals qualifiers decided last Saturday in Cotonou. Seun Ogunshakin put the team in front after producing a resilient display in the 1st singles []The post AJC qualifiers: Team Nigeria loses ticket to Morocco appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Party politics, Ndigbo and the Senate Presidency
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
The 2015 Presidential election was a watershed in the democratic history of Nigeria for the reason that it scored a number of firsts, among them ‘ first time an incumbent President was defeated in an election; first time a sitting President conceded defeat in an election; first time the outcome of a Presidential election was []The post Party politics, Ndigbo and the Senate Presidency appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Festus Keyamo back at work
Mon, 11 Mar 2019
Whichever way anyone might want to view the man called Festus Keyamo, one fact is sure; the dude has carved a niche for himself, such that he’s a role model to many young ones while he’s highly admired by his contemporaries and older folks. Having risen through the ladder over the years, the Delta State- []The post Festus Keyamo back at work appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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