Today’s Daily Sun Newspaper Headlines Thursday 9th May 2019

Today’s Daily Sun Newspaper Headlines

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Presidential polls: Peter Obi storms tribunal’s inaugural sitting
Thu, 09 May 2019
Godwin Tsa, Abuja ThePresidential Election Petition Tribunal headed by the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, has fixed May 15 to conduct a pre-hearing session on the petition filed by the People’s Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. The date was fixed in the presence of the vice presidential []The post Presidential polls: Peter Obi storms tribunal’s inaugural sitting appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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It’s Liverpool, Tottenham final as Spurs stun Ajax 3-3 aggregate
Thu, 09 May 2019
(Sportinglife) Spurs completed an incredible comeback against Ajax as they came from 3-0 down on aggregate to reach the Champions League final against Liverpool. Mauricio Pochettino’s men earned their way to a Madrid showdown in the final with Liverpool on Saturday June 1 as Ajax dramatically fell at the semi-final hurdle in the Johan Cruijff []The post It’s Liverpool, Tottenham final as Spurs stun Ajax 3-3 aggregate appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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NIRSAL: We’ve guaranteed over N85.5bn agric loans since inception
Thu, 09 May 2019
Uche Usim, Abuja In its quest to grow the agriculture sector and position it as a major revenue earner, the Nigerian Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agriculture Lending (NIRSAL) says it has has guaranteed over N85.5 billion in agricultural loans along all segments of the agricultural value chain since its inception in 2011. The breakdown []The post NIRSAL: Weve guaranteed over N85.5bn agric loans since inception appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Ibadan-Akure road: We’ve technology to arrest kidnappers, others’ Police
Thu, 09 May 2019
Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone II, comprising Oyo, Osun and Ondo States, Mr. Leye Oyebade, yesterday, said the police have the technical support to apprehend kidnappers, robbers and other criminals operating on the Ibadan-Ilesha-Akure road, and other parts of the zone. He gave the assurance during his familiarisation tour []The post Ibadan-Akure road: We’ve technology to arrest kidnappers, others Police appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Reps probe alleged fraud in Amnesty programme
Thu, 09 May 2019
Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja The House of Representatives, yesterday, resolved to set up an ad hoc committee to probe allegations of fraud in the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) in the Niger Delta. The committee is expected to report back to the House within two weeks for further legislative action. This followed the adoption of a motion []The post Reps probe alleged fraud in Amnesty programme appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Fraudsters duping appointment seekers, heads of govt agencies ‘DSS
Thu, 09 May 2019
Romanus Ugwu, Abuja The Department of State Services (DSS) has alerted the public that fraudsters are using the names of senior government functionaries to blackmail and defraud heads of public institutions and other Nigerians seeking appointments inthe incoming administrationof President Muhammadu Buhari, from May 29, 2019. In a statement signed by the DSS public relations []The post Fraudsters duping appointment seekers, heads of govt agencies ‘DSS appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Forgery: Court fixes May 15 for further trial of lawyer, 3 others
Thu, 09 May 2019
Lukman Olabiyi Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Lagos State High Court, Ikeja ,has fixed May 15 for further trial of a legal practitioner, Kole Bello and three others docked for allegedly selling a dead woman’s property with forged documents. Bello was arraigned before the court alongside Chukwu Victor, Friday Palmer and Osumah Terry, sometimes in []The post Forgery: Court fixes May 15 for further trial of lawyer, 3 others appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Police deny killing rider in Lagos
Thu, 09 May 2019
Christopher Oji There was fear and apprehension yesterdayfollowing rumours that a commercial motorcycle operator was shot dead by the Police on Ago Palace way, Okota, Lagos. The news went viral on the social media but in a swift reaction the Lagos State Police Commissioner Zubairu Muazu has debunked the rumours saying that the motorcycle operator []The post Police deny killing rider in Lagos appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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NLC’s action against Ngige turns bloody
Thu, 09 May 2019
James Ojo, Abuja Suspected thugs, yesterday, attacked officials of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) who massed near the home of the Minister of Labour and Employment Dr. Chris Ngige in Asokoro for picketing. No fewer than nine persons were injured in the melee and rushed to the Trauma Center of the National Hospital for treatment with []The post NLC’s action against Ngige turns bloody appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Senate moves to reform local govts
Thu, 09 May 2019
James Ojo and Fred Itua, Abuja The Senate, yesterday, called on state Houses of Assembly yet to consider and pass their concurrence to a bill geared towards granting full autonomy to local governments, to do so before the expiration of the current National Assembly. This is coming barely 48 hours after the Nigerian Financial Intelligence []The post Senate moves to reform local govts appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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I’ve been investigated as Kwara gov without blemish ‘Saraki
Thu, 09 May 2019
Iheanacho Nwosu,Ndubuisi Orji and Lukman Olabiyi Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has told the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to stop wasting its time and resources in its bid to nail him at all cost, because it would fail. Saraki said the current moves by the anti-graft agency would only end in futility. He []The post I’ve been investigated as Kwara gov without blemish ‘Saraki appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Abuja-Kaduna road deadliest in Africa ‘Senate
Thu, 09 May 2019
Fred Itua, Abuja Senate, yesterday, described the Abuja-Kaduna Highway as the most dangerous in Africa; as a result of activities of kidnappers and bandits operating on that axis. This was senate’s position after a motion on ‘Urgent need to increase the number of couches to the Abuja-Kaduna railway line.’ The position of the Red Chamber []The post Abuja-Kaduna road deadliest in Africa ‘Senate appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Senate summons health minister over teaching hospitals decay
Thu, 09 May 2019
Fred Itua, Abuja Senate has summoned the Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, to appear before it and throw more light on the poor quality of services in Nigerian Teaching Hospitals. It has also mandated its Committee on Health to conduct an emergency investigative hearing on the state of healthcare services in teaching hospitals and []The post Senate summons health minister over teaching hospitals decay appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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The CBN’s clean note policy
Thu, 09 May 2019
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) will soon mop up all mutilated banknotes across the country and penalise any bank that issued counterfeit notes through any of its payment channels. The Director, Currency Operations of CBN, Mrs. Priscilla Elene, disclosed the plan in Lagos during the unveiling of the Bank’s ‘Clean Note Policy and the []The post The CBN’s clean note policy appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Annie Idibia loses father to cancer
Thu, 09 May 2019
Annie Idibia, wife of Nigerian music legend 2baba on Wednesday announced the death of her father, Macaulay as a result of an unsuccessful battle with cancer. The 34 year-old Ibadan born actress, model and mother of two from Eket, Akwa Ibom state took to her Instagram handle @annieidibia1 to wish her father farewell. ‘RIP Daddy, []The post Annie Idibia loses father to cancer appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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