Today’s New Telegraph Newspaper Headlines Friday 19th April 2019

Today’s New Telegraph Newspaper Headlines

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FCTA invades night club, arrests 30 nude dancers
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
The Federal Capital Development Administration (FCTA) has invaded a popular night club, Caramelo, located at Utako district of Abuja, demolished part of the structure and arrested 30 nude dancers. The Coordinator, Abuja Metropolitan Management Council (AMMC) , Mallam Umar Shuaibu, said that operators of the night clubs contravened the law by converting residential buildings for []The post FCTA invades night club, arrests 30 nude dancers appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Onnoghen: My conviction is illegal, premeditated
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
files 16 grounds notice of appeal against tribunals ruling The convicted Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, yesterday, said his conviction by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) sitting in Abuja over a six-count criminal charge bothering on non-declaration of five of his accounts with the Standard Chartered Bank was unconstitutional. Justice []The post Onnoghen: My conviction is illegal, premeditated appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Senior Advocates misled, dumped Onnoghen ‘ Sagay
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
Layonu, Candide-Johnson, Shittu hail CCTs judgement The Chairman of the Presidential Committee on Anti-Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has said that the conviction of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), yesterday, has shown that nobody is above the law in the country. Speaking []The post Senior Advocates misled, dumped Onnoghen ‘ Sagay appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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At last, N30,000 minimum wage takes effect
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
as Buhari assents to bill President charges workers on service delivery President Muhammadu Buhari has finally signed the National Minimum Wage Amendment Bill 2019 into law. The Act takes immediate effect. With the signing of the bill into law, all employ ers of labour in Nigeria are now compelled to pay workers []The post At last, N30,000 minimum wage takes effect appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Telcos lose N124bn as inactive lines hit 75m
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
Mobile network operators in Nigeria may have lost N124 billion in voice and data revenue, as inactive mobile lines hit 75.5 million last January, New Telegraph has learnt. This amount was lost based on the N1,645 monthly Average Revenue Per active User (ARPU) in the market. A mobile line is said to be inactive if []The post Telcos lose N124bn as inactive lines hit 75m appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Ibori appeals conviction, takes UK to European Court
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
Former Governor of Delta State, Chief James Onanefe Ibori, has taken the United Kingdom to the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France, in a bid to quash his conviction by a London court. In one of the grounds of the appeal, the former governor alleged that identified corrupt British Police Officers were responsible []The post Ibori appeals conviction, takes UK to European Court appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Troops arrest Zamfara LG vice chairman accused of serving as bandits’ informant
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
Troops of the ‘Operation Sharan Daji’ in Zamfara State have arrested the Vice Chairman of Anka Local Government of the state, Mr. Yahuza Wuya for alleged link to bandits. The Acting Information Officer of the operation, Major Clement Abiade confirmed the arrest of Wuya in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja yesterday. Abiade []The post Troops arrest Zamfara LG vice chairman accused of serving as bandits’ informant appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Assets Declaration: Onnoghen appeals CCT’s judgement
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
The convicted Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, late last night, filed a notice of appeal against the judgement of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) which earlier in the day convicted him of non-declaration of assets. In the 16 grounds notice of appeal filed through his counsel, Chief Adegboyega Awomolo (SAN), Onnoghen []The post Assets Declaration: Onnoghen appeals CCTs judgement appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Akeredolu upbeat over Dubai investment plans for Ondo
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu,of Ondo State yesterday returned to the country after a ten-day investment tour of Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Malaysia. Speaking with newsmen on arrival at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, Governor Akeredolu expressed optimism that his interactions with investors and the business communities in the two countries will in no []The post Akeredolu upbeat over Dubai investment plans for Ondo appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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9th Assembly: North-Central govs, APC chairmen endorse Lawan, Gbajabiamila
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
The All Progressives Congress (APC) governors and party state chairmen from the North-Central geo-political zone have endorsed the two candidates of the party for the leadership positions of the 9th National Assembly. Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau disclosed this while addressing newsmen after a closed-door meeting of stakeholders in Asokoro, Abuja yesterday, according to a []The post 9th Assembly: North-Central govs, APC chairmen endorse Lawan, Gbajabiamila appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Zamfara killings: NAF constitutes probe panel
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
says only low calibre munitions used Worried by allegations that some civilians had been killed in its ongoing anti-banditry air operations in Zamfara State and its environs, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has announced the constitution of a high-powered panel of investigation into the matter. In the wake of the rising spate of armed []The post Zamfara killings: NAF constitutes probe panel appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Food: Tackling trails of securing farm inputs
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
Recently, the Tractor Owners and Operators Association of Nigeria (TOOAN) said that the process of acquiring government agriculture loans is too cumbersome and time consuming. TAIWO HASSAN examines the role of agric mechanisation in food productivity In 2016, the Federal Government launched the Green Alternative: Agriculture Promotion Policy (2016-2020) in Abuja. The idea []The post Food: Tackling trails of securing farm inputs appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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GTB shareholders get dividend of N2.75 per share
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
Investors in Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) Plc have endorsed the payment of final dividend per share of N2.75 for the financial year ended December 2016. The approval was given at the bank’s 29th Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Lagos yesterday. At the AGM, shareholders approved a final dividend of N2.45 per unit of ordinary []The post GTB shareholders get dividend of N2.75 per share appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Prestige Assurance reports 20% FY’2018 PAT drop
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
Prestige Assurance Plc’ s net profit for the 2018 financial year dropped by 20.3 per cent to N423.795 million from N531.841 million posted in 2017. The audited financial reports obtained from the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) showed that the insurance firm recorded a profit before tax of N645.430 million during the period under review, from []The post Prestige Assurance reports 20% FY’2018 PAT drop appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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PTAD: N8.91bn release calms anxiety over wage increase
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
The timely payment of another N2.60 billion to 103,710 Civil Service Pensioners in addition to N6.31 billion paid last year by the Federal Government through the Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) to offset 33 per cent pension increase to some categories of pensioners has brought temporary relief to the directorate. PTAD, last week, said []The post PTAD: N8.91bn release calms anxiety over wage increase appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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ILO seeks protection for workers handling e-wastes
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
As the influx of electric and electronic wastes threaten the environment, especially in developing countries, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has called on government to seek ways to properly manage the situation and also protect those working with e-waste. While calling for urgent action to better manage the toxic flood of electric and electronic waste []The post ILO seeks protection for workers handling e-wastes appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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NSE lengthens gaining streak by N43bn
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
Nigerian stocks sustained thier positive outlook for the third day, as bargain hunters continued to leverage on undervalued stocks. Consequently, the All-Share Index rose by 115.45 basis points or 0.38 per cent to close at 30,086.31 index points as against 29,970.86 recorded the previous day, while market capitalisation of equities appreciated by N43 billion or []The post NSE lengthens gaining streak by N43bn appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Job creation: ECOWAS seeks enhanced private sector role
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has urged member states to urgently implement policies on private sector participation to enhance job creation and encourage youth development. This formed part of recommendations at the close of the delocalised meeting of the Joint Committees organised by the ECOWAS Parliament in Conakry, Guinea. The committees are Communications []The post Job creation: ECOWAS seeks enhanced private sector role appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Consortium to reduce habitat footprint in rice production
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
A new global consortium, the Sustainable Rice Landscapes Initiative, is bringing together experts from international organisations, research institutions and business groups with significant market influence to tackle the enormous environmental footprint of rice production, members of the partnership have said. The new consortium according to a statement, will introduce sustainable approaches to farming practices, incentivise []The post Consortium to reduce habitat footprint in rice production a
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Airports’ concession revival may hit the rocks
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
Union urges FG to halt move The renewed concession of four of Nigeria’s major airports by the Federal Government may lead to a fresh crisis, as the Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association (ATSSSAN) said it would challenge the policy and had mapped out strategy to do so. ATSSSAN FAAN branch Chairman, Ahmed []The post Airports’ concession revival may hit the rocks appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Brokers praise ASHON on Lagos Commodities Exchange
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
Some stockbrokers have commended the Association of Securities Dealing Houses (ASHON) for establishing a specialized exchange, the Lagos Commodities and Futures Exchange (LCFE), describing it as an initiative that would expand investment opportunities for all stakeholders in the financial market. They however, urged the board and management of the LCFE to put capacity building on []The post Brokers praise ASHON on Lagos Commodities Exchange appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Onnoghen’s conviction, embarrassment on judiciary ‘ Adetoyinbo
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
Chief Yemi Adetoyinbo, a legal practitioner, is a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC). In this interview with TEMITOPE OGUNBANKE, he speaks on the travail of former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen and other issues What is your take on the conviction of the former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), []The post Onnoghen’s conviction, embarrassment on judiciary ‘ Adetoyinbo appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Lagos: Party prevails as Ambode bows out
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
Felix Nwaneri reports on the courage of character displayed by the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode in handling the outcome of the governorship primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC), which threw up Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who is now the Governor-elect of the state In the build up to the All Progressives []The post Lagos: Party prevails as Ambode bows out appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Kalu, Fayemi, Daniel, others task govt on economy
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
Some eminent Nigerians, yesterday, called on governments at all levels to focus on how to fix the country’s economy in order to make life more comfortable for the people. Among those, who made the call, while speaking at the second annual lecture of Freedom Online Newspaper in Lagos, on how to fix the nation’s economy []The post Kalu, Fayemi, Daniel, others task govt on economy appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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France 2019: Osaze tips Falcons for 2nd round
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
Former Super Eagles forward, O s a z e Odemwingie, has commended the Nigeria Football Federation for the quality warm up matches organised for the Super Falcons ahead of the Women’s World Cup in France, stating that they have what it takes to qualify from their seemingly tough group. The former Stoke City player advised []The post France 2019: Osaze tips Falcons for 2nd round appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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U-20 AFCON: Garba lauds Eaglets despite error display against Angola
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
Golden Eaglets’ coach Manu Garba says his team still needs to improve in converting their chances to establish dominance over their opponents at the ongoing U-17 AFCON in Tanzania. The Nigerian cadet team, who needed to rally to a 5-4 win over hosts Tanzania in their opening match on Sunday, got their second win which []The post U-20 AFCON: Garba lauds Eaglets despite error display against Angola appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Eagles to engage U-23 team before AFCON finals
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
Plans are in the pipeline to pitch Super Eagles against Nigeria U- 23, Olympic squad before the Africa Cup of Nations AFCON final. The plan of the Super Eagles handler, Gernot Rohr, is to see both teams play against each other and see how many more U-23 players can break into the senior national team []The post Eagles to engage U-23 team before AFCON finals appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Nwankwo keen on Eagles return
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
Super Eagles and FC Crotone of Italy forward, Simy Nwankwo, has said that playing for Nigeria has always been his dream and he won’t rule out a return to the national team ahead of Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. The lanky forward, who is yet to feature for the Super Eagles since their group []The post Nwankwo keen on Eagles return appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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GOtv Boxing Night 18: Organisers guarantee adequate security
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
Flykite Productions, organisers of GOtv Boxing Night, have assured boxing fans coming for the 18th edition of the show of adequate security. GOtv Boxing Night 18, which holds on Sunday at the Indoor Sports Hall of Ibadan’s Obafemi Awolowo Stadium, is expected to draw a large number of dignitaries and boxing fans. Speaking in Lagos []The post GOtv Boxing Night 18: Organisers guarantee adequate security appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Dortmund join race for Onyekuru
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
As per a report from Fotomac, Borussia Dortmund are the latest club to express an interest in red hot winger Henry Onyekuru. Blistering youngster Onyekuru, a 21-year-old Nigerian winger, only made the move from Eupen to Everton in 2017, following links with the likes of Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal, Barcelona and Manchester United. The tricky lad []The post Dortmund join race for Onyekuru appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Dayak Championships: Imeh bows out in second round
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
Nigeria’s Joseph Imeh’s hope of a quarterfinal spot in the Dayak Championship was extinguished Thursday with a 6-2, 6-1 loss to eight seed Brazilian Joao Sorgi. Imeh had swept aside compatriot Emmanuel Audu in the first round and was aiming for what would have been his first quarterfinal ticket in the ITF World Tour event []The post Dayak Championships: Imeh bows out in second round appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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African tourney: Chinecherem, Kara scoop gold for Team Nigeria
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
It was another golden moments for Team Nigeria at the ongoing CAA U-18 and U-20 Championships in Abidjan, Cote d’ Ivoire, as the country won two gold medals on day three of the championships to increase their medal haul at the competition. The country’s athletes have braved all odds to excel at the competition despite []The post African tourney: Chinecherem, Kara scoop gold for Team Nigeria appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Joshua, Miller fight uncertain as ‘Big baby’ fails drug test
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
Anthony Joshua’s US debut is now in jeopardy after his challenger Jarrell ‘Big Baby’ Miller reportedly failed a drug test. ESPN reported that Miller, 30, failed a doping test for banned muscle growth substance GW1516, citing three sources with knowledge of the results. The heavyweights were due to fight on June 1 at New York’s []The post Joshua, Miller fight uncertain as ‘Big baby’ fails drug test appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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I once lived with an older woman who used me as sex toy ‘ Timaya
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
Tony Tetuila, one of the three who made up Remedies, widely regarded as Nigeria’s pioneer music group, has lost his mother. The singer, who achieved fame in his solo career following the release of popular song, ‘Omode Meta’ made the announcement of the passing of his mother in an Instagram post on Wednesday. While describing []The post I once lived with an older woman who used me as sex toy ‘ Timaya appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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I was swapped at birth
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
One of the early responses I received in reaction to last week topic: ‘DNA: Innocent moms on trial’ was from a federal university lecturer who shared her own experience with me. She said her late mother told her how she (mom) almost lost her as a baby to a total stranger either through deliberate or []The post ‘I was swapped at birth’ appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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The Saviour hits cinemas nationwide today
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
New faith-based movie, The Saviour, is set to rock movie enthusiasts in cinemas nationwide from today, Good Friday. The Saviour ignites the spirit of Easter, and is coming on the heels of renewed interest by movie lovers in faithbased genre which is fast making a return to cinemas after years of absence. The movie takes []The post The Saviour hits cinemas nationwide today appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Actor Ik Ogbonna threatens to sue lady for calling him
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
Nollywood actor, IK Ogbonna, has threatened to file a lawsuit against Joyce Boakye, a US-based Instagram user, for defamation of character. The threat is coming days after Joyce, also known as Bold Pink, took to Instagram to share a video accusing the actor of being a homosexual man who is ‘hiding in the closet’ and []The post Actor Ik Ogbonna threatens to sue lady for calling him appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Kizz Daniel, Chidinma star in Hollywood style romantic comedy Love Me
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
A romantic comedy Love Me is set to debut on the Nigerian movie turf and other markets across Africa and other parts of the world from June this year. Away from the stereotype love stories characteristic of Nigerian home videos, ‘Love Me’ comes across in style, class, technique and the whole gamut a Hollywood crafted []The post Kizz Daniel, Chidinma star in Hollywood style romantic comedy Love Me appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Funke Akindele becomes Dettol brand ambassador
Fri, 19 Apr 2019
Nollywood sweetheart and multiple award-winning producer, Funke Akindele- Bello has been unveiled as Dettol brand ambassador. This was announced at a colourful ceremony held on Tuesday to launch the ‘Clean Naija Initiative’, a campaign aimed at creating awareness, education and driving behavioral change to achieve a cleaner and healthier Nigeria at Radisson Blu, Ikeja, Lagos. []The post Funke Akindele becomes Dettol brand ambassador appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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