Today’s New Telegraph Newspaper Headlines Thursday 4th April 2019.

Today’s New Telegraph Newspaper Headlines

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Much ado over exit of cassava flour bread in circulation
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
With a whooping sum of N10 billion already spent on the cassava flour bread inclusion policy by the Federal Government, Nigerians are still in shock over the sudden disappearance of cassava bread in circulation. TAIWO HASSAN reports on the setbacks of the policy For Otunba Femi Oke, Chairman, All Farmers []The post Much ado over exit of cassava flour bread in circulation appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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How pastor slept with me in different hotels ‘Teenage girl
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
DSS arrests cleric, wife for defilement A 17-year-old girl yesterday revealed how a pastor of the Living Faith Church aka Winners Chapel lured her into drinking alcohol and thereafter took her on an almost an ending sexual pilgrimage. The suspect, who heads the Amagba community branch of the church, Pastor Kingsley Emeka Mokwunye, has []The post How pastor slept with me in different hotels ‘Teenage girl appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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IMF to Nigeria: Stop fuel subsidy
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
frets over weak banks ‘wants more push for reforms ‘seeks phase out of AMCON The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has reiterated its call for the Federal Government to end fuel subsidies, saying that this, coupled with efforts to strengthen social safety nets, ‘would help reduce the poverty gap and []The post IMF to Nigeria: Stop fuel subsidy appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Reps’ speaker: I won’t step down for anybody ‘Bago
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
A speakership candidate and chairman of the House of Representatives’ Committee on Marine Safety and Education, Hon. Umaru Mohammed Bago, has said despite pressure from some quarters, he will not back out of the leadership race. Bago made this declaration yesterday when he received the leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) led []The post Reps speaker: I wont step down for anybody ‘Bago appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Buhari: I won’t tolerate police brutality
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
orders disciplinary action against killers of Kolade President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said his government would not tolerate the brutality of Nigerians by men and officers of the Nigerian Police. The President stated this in reaction to the killing of one Mr. Kolade Johnson, by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in the []The post Buhari: I wont tolerate police brutality appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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NASS Leadership: Legislative group wants lawmakers to decide
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
A legislative group, Faculty Board of the Initiatives, made up of old and serving lawmakers yesterday advocated that legislators be allowed to choose their leaders without interference from political parties or other entities. The group led by its dean of faculty and former Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Media and Public []The post NASS Leadership: Legislative group wants lawmakers to decide appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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FG appoints Zenith, Access, UBA as financial advisers in N3.4trn Promissory Note Programme
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
okays N5bn job creation scheme lEcological Fund projects to gulp N15bn The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved a promissory note worth N3.4 trillion for the payment of outstanding local debts and contractual obligations of the Federal Government. Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, stated this yesterday while briefing State House Correspondents after []The post FG appoints Zenith, Access, UBA as financial advisers in N3.4trn Promissory Note Programme appeared first on Newtelegraph
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N6.8bn fraud: EFCC continues trial of ex-NAMA MD, others
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
Further hearing in the trial of a former Managing Director of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Ibrahim Abdulsalam and seven others charged with the alleged conversion of N6.8 billion continued yesterday at a Federal High Court in Lagos. Abdulsalam was charged by the anti-graft agency alongside a former General Manager of Procurement, Olumuyiwa []The post N6.8bn fraud: EFCC continues trial of ex-NAMA MD, others appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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A case for female engineers
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
Emenite Limited, one of the surviving companies set up by the administration of defunct Eastern Region under the late Premier, Dr. Michael Okpara, has undergone many transformations and upgrades. That is in order to retain her iconic status. Its contemporaries like the Nigeria Cement Company (Nigercem) Nkalagu Ebonyi State; Niger Steel Company Limited, []The post A case for female engineers appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Family Planning: When Health workers become obstacle
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
The Guttmacher Institute estimated that 1.25 million induced abortions occurred in Nigeria in 2012, equivalent to a rate of 33 abortions per 1,000 women among women aged 15 to 49 years. It has, however, been shown that if adopted and used appropriately, family planning can prevent at least 34 per cent maternal deaths. APPOLONIA ADEYEMI []The post Family Planning: When Health workers become obstacle appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Machete war in polygamous home
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
The lingering crisis in the polygamous home of Mr. Idam Arua, Ezi Agha Ubam Ugwuegu, Afikpo in Afikpo North Local Government Area of Ebonyi State has become life-threatening. One of its members, Anabaraonye Idam, is in coma at Accident and Emergency Unit of the Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki (FETHA) following a machete attack by some []The post Machete war in polygamous home appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Okowa wages war against human trafficking, illegal migration
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has inaugurated a 17-man Anti- Trafficking and Illegal Migration Task-Force to checkmate the activities of human traffickers and reduce the influx of illegal immigrants into the state. This came barely two weeks after an expatriate from Egypt, Roda Elsayad Hassanein, who was claimed to be an illegal immigrant was []The post Okowa wages war against human trafficking, illegal migration appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Collateral Registry: De-risking MSMEs’ access to funds
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
The introduction of collateral registry to facilitate easy access to funds by smaller businesses is yet another initiative of Central Bank to de-risk MSMEs, Abdulwahab Isa reports One of the pressing constraints of Nigeria’s over 33 million existing Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) is dearth of fund. Conventional deposit money banks with their []The post Collateral Registry: De-risking MSMEs’ access to funds appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Manufacturing sector relatively stable
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
The country’s manufacturing sector’s performance in the first quarter of 2019 could be described as relatively stable amid less contraction in the economy. Taiwo Hassan reports At the beginning of the year, one of the key factors that faced the country’s manufacturing sector was the anxiety over the outcome of 2019 general elections []The post Manufacturing sector relatively stable appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Cybercrime: Expert tasks MNOs on KYC
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
SECURITY Telecommunications operators have roles to play in securing the cyberspace through proper identification of their customers To address the rising cases of cybercrime, mobile network operators (MNOs) in the country will have to adopt the banks’ style of Know Your Customer (KYC) in order to identify every subscriber on their network. An industry expert []The post Cybercrime: Expert tasks MNOs on KYC appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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ICT: Achieving progress amidst challenges
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
Despite the uncertainties brought by the general elections held in the last two months, the Information and Communication (ICT) sector recorded some landmarks in the first quarter of the year. However, the ugly trend of multiple taxation, leading to acrimony between government agencies and telecom operators also played out. SAMSON AKINTARO reports Being the []The post ICT: Achieving progress amidst challenges appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Computer Village: Crisis hits Nigeria’s multi-billion naira market
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
Dealers divided along ethnic lines LEADERSHIP The tech market is boiling over leadership position as two major ethnic groups claim rights There is currently a raging crisis among dealers at Nigeria’s biggest and most popular technology market, Computer Village, New Telegraph has leant. The fracas, which arose over leadership, has now divided the market []The post Computer Village: Crisis hits Nigeria’s multi-billion naira market appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Dangote Sugar reports N34.6bn PBT
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc has posted a profit before tax of N34.6 billion for the financial year ended December 31, 2018. A breakdown of the result released on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange(NSE) indicated that while gross profit stood at N39.7 billion, the refinery earned a revenue of N150.4 billion. In terms of []The post Dangote Sugar reports N34.6bn PBT appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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CBN restates commitment to supervision of EDCs
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said it would continue to monitor the activities of implementing agencies of the Entrepreneurship Development Centres (EDCs) and evolve strategies to support entrepreneurship development and youths/women empowerment programmes in the 2018/2019 fiscal years. The Apex Bank stated this in its, ‘Monetary, Credit, Foreign Trade and Exchange Policy Guidelines []The post CBN restates commitment to supervision of EDCs appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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AfDB predicts 4% GDP growth for continent
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
Growth in Africa’s two largest economies may be sputtering along, but that won’t stop the continent’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) from expanding at the fastest pace since at least 2012, according to the African Development Bank (AfDB). The bank is forecasting GDP growth for the continent to accelerate to four per cent this year, up []The post AfDB predicts 4% GDP growth for continent appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Stock market sheds N529bn in 3 days
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
Post election jitters, which is fuelling negative sentiments in the stock market has cost investors in the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) about N529 billion during the first three trading days of April. Investigation by New Telegraph showed that activities, which opened the trading month at N11.672 trillion in market capitalisation and 31.041.42 in []The post Stock market sheds N529bn in 3 days appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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CBN plans new means to manage liquidity
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
submits 2019 budget proposal to House of Reps committee The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is devising new means of managing liquidity in order to reduce expenses on it in 2019, it announced yesterday. Deputy Governor, Corporate Services, CBN, Mr. Edward Lametek Adamu, stated this while submitting the apex bank’s 2019 budget proposal on []The post CBN plans new means to manage liquidity appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Bucknor-Akerele: Politics made me poorer, but no regrets
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
Senator Kofoworola Bucknor-Akerele is a Third Republic member of the Senate and former Lagos State deputy governor. She has been an active participant in Nigerian politics for over 25 years as a public office holder and party leader. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, in this interview with TEMITOPE OGUNBANKE, speaks on her sojourn in []The post Bucknor-Akerele: Politics made me poorer, but no regrets appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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NJC sends report on Onnoghen to Buhari
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
conceals submissions of investigative panel ‘Suspended CJN: I never received car gift, bribe from lawyers The National Judicial Council (NJC), yesterday, said it has forwarded the outcome of its investigation into corruption allegations against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, to President Muhammadu Buhari for action. The Council, which made this []The post NJC sends report on Onnoghen to Buhari appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Foods that can lower blood pressure
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
What you eat affects your blood pressure in several ways. Eating a lot of foods which are high in saturated fats can cause a condition called atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis causes your blood vessels to narrow, resulting in high blood pressure. Foods that are high in fat or sugar can also contribute to obesity, which increases your []The post Foods that can lower blood pressure appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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History beckons jaded judiciary
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
The bedrock of our democracy is the rule of law and that means we have to have an independent judiciary, judges who can make decisions independent of the political winds that are blowing ‘ Caroline Kennedy. An integrity brandishing Executive headed by President Muhammadu Buhari has for the first time in our history []The post History beckons jaded judiciary appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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