Today’s New Telegraph Newspaper Headlines Monday 15th April 2019

Today’s New Telegraph Newspaper Headlines

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Dealing with electoral offenders
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has brought to an end the 2019 general election by declaring Governor Nyesom Wike as winner of the March 9 governorship election in Rivers State. Wike defeated his closest challenger, Mr. Awara Biokpomabo of the African Action Congress (AAC) by 886,264 to 173,859 votes. Awara was backed by the []The post Dealing with electoral offenders appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Fuel crisis bites harder
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
Hoarding, profiteering worsen as marketers shut gates NNPC cautions Nigerians against panic buying FG: No plan to remove fuel subsidy now The fuel crisis rocking Nigeria worsened yesterday with more marketers of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) also known as petrol shutting their gates against motorists. More filling stations in Lagos, however, took advantage []The post Fuel crisis bites harder appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Fuel crisis bites harder
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
Hoarding, profiteering worsen as marketers shut gates NNPC cautions Nigerians against panic buying FG: No plan to remove fuel subsidy now The fuel crisis rocking Nigeria worsened yesterday with more marketers of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) also known as petrol shutting their gates against motorists. More filling stations in Lagos, however, took advantage []The post Fuel crisis bites harder appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Zenith, FBN, Access, UBA, GTB’s assets hit N24.6trn
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
Nigeria’s Tier 1 banks ‘ Zenith Bank, FBN Holdings, Access, UBA and Guaranty Trust Bank ‘ now have N24.6 trillion in total assets, findings by New Telegraph show. According to Full Year 2018 results released by the big five lenders, their total balance sheet size rose to N24.6 trillion by the end of 2018 from []The post Zenith, FBN, Access, UBA, GTB’s assets hit N24.6trn appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Zenith, FBN, Access, UBA, GTB’s assets hit N24.6trn
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
Nigeria’s Tier 1 banks ‘ Zenith Bank, FBN Holdings, Access, UBA and Guaranty Trust Bank ‘ now have N24.6 trillion in total assets, findings by New Telegraph show. According to Full Year 2018 results released by the big five lenders, their total balance sheet size rose to N24.6 trillion by the end of 2018 from []The post Zenith, FBN, Access, UBA, GTB’s assets hit N24.6trn appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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BBOG: 20 parents of Chibok girls have died of trauma in 5 years
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
The Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) movement, yesterday, accused President Muhammadu Buhari of deceiving the parents of the kidnapped Chibok girls and the entire Chibok community after he made the abduction of the girls a major issue with a promise to secure their release during the electioneering of 2015 The accusation came same day, it []The post BBOG: 20 parents of Chibok girls have died of trauma in 5 years appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Fear grips residents as cultists behead 4 in Lagos
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
Fear has gripped residents of Olokonla, Ajah area of Lagos following a protracted cult war which started on Thursday, leaving roads littered with decapitated human heads. The clash is between Eiye and Aiye cult members in the community. It was learnt that four suspected cult members were beheaded by their rival groups and dumped on []The post Fear grips residents as cultists behead 4 in Lagos appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Don’t undermine judiciary, Onaiyekan tells Buhari
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to desist from any act capable of undermining the independence of the judiciary. The Cardinal said, as things stand presently in Nigeria, the judicial arm of government was totally under the control of the executive. In an interview with Good Shepherd, a Catholic []The post Don’t undermine judiciary, Onaiyekan tells Buhari appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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How policemen shot lovers in the stomach, head
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
lady dies, boyfriend in coma Inspector, four sergeants arrested Police in Lagos have arrested four sergeants and one inspector for allegedly killing a 21-yearold lady, Adaobi Ifeanyi, at the Wilmer area of Ajegunle. Her boyfriend, Emmanuel Akomafuwa (32), is said to be in coma in the hospital where he was rushed []The post How policemen shot lovers in the stomach, head appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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World Bank, FG in talks over $1bn loan
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
The Federal Government and the World Bank Power sector team yesterday held a discussion on the possibility of Nigeria accessing a $1 billion Performance Based Loan (PBL) from the multilateral institutions. Finance Minister, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed who made this known at a joint press briefing held with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin []The post World Bank, FG in talks over $1bn loan appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Bigger food portions could make pre-school children eat more
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
Scientists in the United States (US) said preschoolers that were served large portions of food every day, would ultimately eat more. In a new study, the researchers examined whether children between the ages of three and five were susceptible to the food portion size effect the tendency of people to eat more when larger []The post Bigger food portions could make pre-school children eat more appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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IMF: NSIA transparently run, management doing outstanding job
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said that the running of the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) is transparent and in line with global best practices. The Fund also lauded the agencys management, saying it is doing a great job. IMF Director, African Department, Abebe Selassie, who stated this on Friday, on the sidelines of []The post IMF: NSIA transparently run, management doing outstanding job appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Mixed fortunes for outgoing governors
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
It is mixed fortunes for governors who would be leaving office on May 29. While some of them are heading to the Senate, having been elected in the February 23 National Assembly elections, a handful face an uncertain political future, FELIX NWANERI reports For most politicians, there is always precipitous loss in stature []The post Mixed fortunes for outgoing governors appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Rivers: Calm after the storm
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
EMMANUEL MASHA reports that relative peace has returned to Rivers State after the intrigues and violence that characterised the recent general elections in the oil-rich state A few days before the 2019 general elections in Rivers State, some political observers had predicted that the election would be bloody and that no matter measures []The post Rivers: Calm after the storm appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Cleric urges Imo governor-elect, Ihedioha to stop buck-passing
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
Senior Pastor of Rhema Life Church, Owerri, Dr. Emmanuel Ezeka has called on the Imo state governor-elect, Chief Emeka Ihedioha to hit the ground running and not allow events of the past throw him off track. In a sermon, Ezeka warned that when government resort to buck-passing and blame games, it was the easiest indication []The post Cleric urges Imo governor-elect, Ihedioha to stop buck-passing appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Tribunal: Useni files petition against Lalong
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
Plateau State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate in the just-concluded election, Senator Jeremiah Useni, has filed his petition at the governorship elections tribunal in Jos. Chairman, Media and Publicity to the PDP Campaign Council, Hon. Yiljap Abraham, in a statement signed and made available to journalists said Useni wanted the tribunal to consider the []The post Tribunal: Useni files petition against Lalong appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Invoking INEC’s power to de-register political parties
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
The poor showing of majority of the 91 political parties that took part in the recently concluded 2019 general election left much to be desired and this has come under INEC’s power to de-register moribund parties. Can INEC de-register political parties under whatever guise’ AKEEM NAFIU seeks lawyers’ views The performance of about []The post Invoking INEC’s power to de-register political parties appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Zamfara: Yari urges military, other security agencies to sustain tempo
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
Zamfara State Governor, Abdulazeez Yari, at the weekend called on the military and other security agencies to sustain operations in the fight against bandits and other crimes in the state. In a statement released by the Acting Director- General, Alhaji Bashir Kabir and made available to New Telegraph, it said the governor appreciated the meeting []The post Zamfara: Yari urges military, other security agencies to sustain tempo appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Between 2023 Presidency and northern leaders
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
Barely four weeks after the 2019 general election for which winners are yet to be sworn in and for which dusts in several places are yet to settle, northern leaders, through their usual forerunners, have rather very prematurely and inconsiderately started overheating the polity again by trying to sell the idea that the presidency of []The post Between 2023 Presidency and northern leaders appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Kudirat Abiola in accord concordia, fighting for Nigeria’s elusive unity (27)
Mon, 15 Apr 2019
INTRODUCTION Little attention has always been accorded the contributions of women in the Nigerian society. From time immemorial, Nigerian women have always striven hard to play a significant role in the evolution and development of our society. Indeed, the modern Nigerian state cannot be discussed without the contributions of Nigerian women. Apart from their reproductive []The post Kudirat Abiola in accord concordia, fighting for Nigeria’s elusive unity (27) appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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