Today’s Daily Trust Newspaper Headlines Saturday 11th May 2019

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Young parliamentarians converge in Abuja for ‘democratic renewal
Sat, 11 May 2019
The passage of the Not Too Young To Run Bill and its eventual signing into law on May 31, 2018 by President Muhammadu Buhari led to the unprecedented participation of young Nigerians in this year’s elections with some being elected as national and state legislators. The young parliamentarians met in Abuja for a 2-day conference, []The post Young parliamentarians converge in Abuja for ‘democratic renewal’ appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Kaduna relaxes 24 hours curfew in Kajuru
Sat, 11 May 2019
The Kaduna State Government has relaxed the 24-hour curfew in Kajuru Local Government. The Government said the curfew hours are now 7pm to 6am with effect from Friday, 10th May. A statement issued by Spokesman to the Government Samuel Aruwan disclosed that the decision to relax the curfew follows a State Security Council review of []The post Kaduna relaxes 24 hours curfew in Kajuru appeared first on Daily Trust.
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7 killed in Fresh attacks in two Taraba towns
Sat, 11 May 2019
7 people were reportedly killed in Rafin kada and Kente a Jukun towns in Wukari local government area of Taraba state in an early morning attack on Friday. Daily Trust gathered that several other persons were missing while hundreds of houses razed down. The attackers suspected to be Tiv militia have also sacked other Jukun []The post 7 killed in Fresh attacks in two Taraba towns appeared first on Daily Trust.
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AEDC, 3 MAP vendors begin 900,000 meter sales in Abuja, others
Sat, 11 May 2019
The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) and three Meter Asset Provider (MAP) vendors have launched the sales of 900,000 meters for electricity users across Kogi, Abuja, Nasarawa and Niger states for the next 36 months. The Managing Director of AEDC, Engr. Ernest Mupwaya during the ceremony held at River Park Estate in Abuja on Friday []The post AEDC, 3 MAP vendors begin 900,000 meter sales in Abuja, others appeared first on Daily Trust.
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We incorporated informal police to augment manpower shortage’ ‘ Yobe CP
Sat, 11 May 2019
The commissioner of police, Yobe state command, Abdulmaliki Sunmonu, said they have incorporated hunters and vigilante to augment manpower shortage in their operations. The CP disclosed this during the flag off of Operation Puff Adder, which is in line with directives of the Acting Inspector General of Police, IGP Abubakar Adamu, on Friday in Damaturu. []The post We incorporated informal police to augment manpower shortage Yobe CP appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Ex-CBN director lauds Buhari for reappointing Emefiele
Sat, 11 May 2019
A former Director of the Budgetary Department of the CBN, Dr Titus Okunronmu, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for re-appointing Mr Godwin Emefiele as governor of the apex bank. Okunronmu gave the recommendation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at Ota in Ogun on Friday. He described Emefiele’s re-appointment as a []The post Ex-CBN director lauds Buhari for reappointing Emefiele appeared first on Daily Trust.
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NYSC: Ibrahim and Buhari’s vision for Nigerian youths
Sat, 11 May 2019
The appointment of Brig Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, a renowned military scholar and administrator of repute as the Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) penultimate week by President Muhammadu Buhari has come with a lot of expectations and hope for revitalized national service scheme. Certainly, it is clear to all Nigerians that the NYSC []The post NYSC: Ibrahim and Buhari’s vision for Nigerian youths appeared first on Daily Trust.
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JAMB to release 2019 UTME results tomorrow
Sat, 11 May 2019
The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said that it would release the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) results on Saturday. The board’s Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, disclosed this to newsmen on Friday in Abuja. According to him, the board will meet and consider the details available to be announced to the general public. []The post JAMB to release 2019 UTME results tomorrow appeared first on Daily Trust.
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FG will always give attention to education, says Buhari
Sat, 11 May 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday assured Nigerians of his administrations determination of providing enablement for university development. The President gave the reassurance at 13th Convocation ceremony of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra state, during the conferment of awards on postgraduate and honourary degrees beneficiaries. Represented by the Minister of State for Education ,Prof. Anthony Anwuka, []The post FG will always give attention to education, says Buhari appeared first
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ASUU blames Gov Ahmed for Varsity’s indefinite closure
Sat, 11 May 2019
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in the Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete, has blamed the current situation in the institution on undue interference of the state government in the administration of the university. It would be recalled that the governing council of KWASU on Thursday shut down the university, indefinitely, to prevent violence []The post ASUU blames Gov Ahmed for Varsitys indefinite closure appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Windstorm kills 3, destroys 200 houses in Bauchi
Sat, 11 May 2019
Three people have died and 200 houses destroyed, following a rainstorm in Misau Town in Bauchi State. The Information Officer of the Misau Local Government Council, Mr Usman Yerima, confirmed the development on Friday in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Yerima disclosed that the victims included two men and a []The post Windstorm kills 3, destroys 200 houses in Bauchi appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Dana joins call for Stem Cell Donors for Cancer Patient
Sat, 11 May 2019
Dana Air has joined the search and call for donors of stem cell for a patient diagnosed with cancer of the blood. Astrid, 41, a Nigerian- German mother, is in need of a stem cell transplant to survive a disease she was diagnosed with in September 2018, after visiting the doctor for sore throat. Speaking []The post Dana joins call for Stem Cell Donors for Cancer Patient appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Family planning not about population reduction ‘ expert
Sat, 11 May 2019
A family planning expert Dr Elizabeth Omoluabi ‘of PMA2020 said the group is not championing family Planning promotion simply to reduce human population in Nigeria. She said the organisation is purely promoting FP to protect the rights of women of reproductive age. Speaking at a Media Parley with PM’A2020 organised by Pathfinder International in Kaduna, []The post Family planning not about population reduction expert appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Assalam Ramadan 1400 (1)
Sat, 11 May 2019
The best of houses is the house where an orphan gets love and kindness.’ -Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) As usual with this Column every Ramadan, we turn spiritual and discuss all the good things possible during this blessed month. We announced a couple of times previously that our Ramadan focus this year shall []The post Assalam Ramadan 1400 (1) appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Buhari deserves sympathy and support ‘ Jamiu MKO Abiola
Sat, 11 May 2019
Jamiu Abiola, the Zannah Rashidi of Borno is a son of late Chief MKO Abiola, the presumed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election that was annulled. In this interview, he speaks on his support for President Muhammadu Buhari, the country’s challenges and why he feels Nigerians will witness the change they seek through []The post Buhari deserves sympathy and support ‘ Jamiu MKO Abiola appeared first on Daily Trust.
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AEDC, vendors begin 900,000 meter sales in FCT, others
Sat, 11 May 2019
The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) and three Meter Asset Provider (MAP) vendors have launched the sale of 900,000 meters for electricity users in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Kogi, Nasarawa and Niger states within the next 36 months. The Managing Director of AEDC, Engr. Ernest Mupwaya, said at a ceremony in Abuja yesterday that []The post AEDC, vendors begin 900,000 meter sales in FCT, others appeared first on Daily Trust.
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CLO coalition lauds Emefiele’s reappointment
Sat, 11 May 2019
The Partners for Legislative Agenda for Nigeria (PLAN), a coalition of civil society and youth groups, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for reappointing Godwin Emefiele as governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for another term of five years. The president has sent Emefiele’s name to the Senate for confirmation. PLAN’s Coordinator, Mallam Khalifa []The post CLO coalition lauds Emefiele’s reappointment appeared first on Daily Trust.
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NMDC needs N126m to fix equipment ‘ DG
Sat, 11 May 2019
The Director General, National Metallurgical Development Centre (NMDC), Prof. Linus Asuquo, has said the centre needs about N126million to fix about 60 per cent of broken-down equipment while a quotation for reactivation of two electric arc furnaces was being awaited. The NMDC was established as a testing laboratory and research centre to conduct tests and []The post NMDC needs N126m to fix equipment ‘ DG appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Salah set to return for Liverpool’s title decider against Wolves
Sat, 11 May 2019
Mohamed Salah is ready to feature in Liverpool’s Premier League title decider against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Sunday after the Egyptian forward recovered from concussion, manager Juergen Klopp has said. Salah missed Liverpool’s Champions League semi-final win against Barcelona on Tuesday after a clash of heads with Newcastle United goalkeeper Martin Dubravka last weekend but was []The post Salah set to return for Liverpool’s title decider against Wolves appeared first on Daily
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