Today’s New Telegraph Newspaper Headlines Monday 10th June 2019.

Today’s New Telegraph Newspaper Headlines

Unemployment: Urgent need to curtail rising scare
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
A few days before leaving office, the immediate past Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, confirmed the looming threat about the country’s gradual slide into a higher realm of unemployment. The pronouncement coming from an insider within government circle speaks much about the reality on ground, a reality that other government officials []The post Unemployment: Urgent need to curtail rising scare appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Dust over Buhari’s Executive Order on arms
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
Executive Order, an infringement on citizens rights to life, self-defence AKEEM NAFIU writes that there is mounting concern over Executive Order signed by President Muhammadu Buhari, compelling private holders of licensed arms to surrender or risk prosecution Some senior lawyers have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to promptly withdraw an Executive Order reportedly []The post Dust over Buharis Executive Order on arms appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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APC governors adopt Lawan, Gbajabiamila for NASS leadership
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
Ahead of Tuesdays inauguration of the 9th Assembly, the governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the platform of the Progressive Governors Forum have endorsed Senator Ahmad Lawan and Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila for the position of Senate President and Speaker of the House of Representatives. Rising from their inaugural meeting in Abuja yesterday, the []The post APC governors adopt Lawan, Gbajabiamila for NASS leadership appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Goje: Constitution allows takeover of criminal case by AGF ‘EFCC
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said that the Attorney General of the Federation was vested with power to take over any criminal proceeding pending before a court of competent jurisdiction. The EFCC made the submission in reaction to the decision of the Office of the Attorney General of the Federation (OAGF), to []The post Goje: Constitution allows takeover of criminal case by AGF ‘EFCC appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Don’t play down insecurity in S’West, Afenifere tells DAWN Commission
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
Yoruba sociocultural group, Afenifere, has berated the Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) Commission over its assertion that Western Nigeria remained ‘largely peaceful, safe, welcoming and harmonious to all law-abiding people and not in a state of crisis.’ Afenifere, in a statement issued yesterday by its National Publicity Secretary, Yinka Odumakin, described as insulting []The post Don’t play down insecurity in S’West, Afenifere tells DAWN Commission appeared fi
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Atiku vs Buhari: Another female judge to replace Bulkachuwa
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
Barring any last-minute change, there are strong indications that another female judge will be replacing the former Presiding Judge of the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa who disqualified herself from the panel. The panel is billed to resume sitting today after about three weeks’ indefinite adjournment. The tribunal will specifically be hearing a []The post Atiku vs Buhari: Another female judge to replace Bulkachuwa appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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NASS leadership: Buhari, govs, APC, PDP hold crucial talks
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
Ahead of the inauguration of the 9th National Assembly tomorrow, President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) will, today, hold crucial meetings with senators-elect and their counterparts in the House of Representatives over the National Assembly leadership. Already, APC governors met in Abuja last night over the leadership of the Ninth National Assembly. []The post NASS leadership: Buhari, govs, APC, PDP hold crucial talks appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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PDP senators endorse Lawan for Senate President
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
Ahead of tomorrows inauguration of 9th National Assembly, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senators-elect have endorsed Senator Ahmad Lawan as the President for the 9th Senate. It was learnt that the decision by the opposition senators was reached yesterday at a crucial meeting with members of the Senator Ahmad Lawan for Senate President Campaign []The post PDP senators endorse Lawan for Senate President appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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DSP: APGA chieftain drums support for Kalu, Ndigbo
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
An All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) cheiftain in Abia State, Chief Jonathan Ogwo Okpara, is drumming support for former Governor Orji Uzor Kalu (senator-elect for Abia North), for the position of deputy Senate president. Okpara, who spoke in Aba, said the position of deputy Senate president would not be what the Igbo should beg for []The post DSP: APGA chieftain drums support for Kalu, Ndigbo appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Extend direct entry form deadline, centre owners beg JAMB
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
A group has called on the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) to extend the deadline for obtaining Direct Entry form till end of June. The group, Association of Owners of Private Centres of Nigeria (ASSOPCCON), in a statement signed by its National President, Agboola Olumide Olatayo, appealed to the JAMB Registrar to re-open Direct []The post Extend direct entry form deadline, centre owners beg JAMB appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Banks’ access to govt securities depends on CBN mechanisms ‘DMO
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
The Debt Management Office (DMO) has said that the impact of the proposed limitation of commercial banks’ access to government securities on the market will depend on the actual mechanism provided by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Mr. Oladele Afolabi, the Director, Portfolio Management Department, Debt Management Office (DMO), said this in an interview []The post Banks’ access to govt securities depends on CBN mechanisms ‘DMO appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Residents send SOS to Ikpeazu as waste takes over Aba
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
Residents of Aba, the commercial hub of Abia State, have raised the alarm over possible outbreak of epidemic as mountains of refuse and other waste continue to take over major roads. The residents pleaded with Governor Okezie Ikpeazu to use his good offices and experience as a former environmental management officer to save lives []The post Residents send SOS to Ikpeazu as waste takes over Aba appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Rebranding: Why Nigerians need insurance
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
Barely two weeks after the insurance industry regulator, National Insurance Commission (NAICOM), announced a new capital base, operators in the industry have also intensified efforts at getting Nigerians from all walks of life, irrespective of gender and status, to imbibe insurance as a lifestyle. Sunday Ojeme reports Again, insurance industry operators are intensifying efforts []The post Rebranding: Why Nigerians need insurance appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Underwritten expenses, others hurt Veritas Kapital
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
Chris Ugwu writes that Veritas Kapital Assurance Plc., like any other insurance firm in the country, has continued to struggle with claims expenses and harsh operating environment Though insurance sector is important for sustained economic growth because it deepens and broadens the domestic financial services and generates higher savings rates and greater economic development, []The post Underwritten expenses, others hurt Veritas Kapital appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Ihebuzor: SMEs, key to economic growth
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
Dr. Noel Ihebuzor is Dean of the Centre for Research in Enterprise and Action in Management (CREM), a leading service provider of research, enterprise, workforce management and training delivery, and owned by the Grooming Centre. In this interview with Tony Chukwunyem, he says since small and medium enterprises (SMEs) propel economic growth, their operators need []The post Ihebuzor: SMEs, key to economic growth appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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$500m Eurobond issuance: LSE hosts Ecobank
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
Following its successful $500 million Eurobond issuance, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (‘ETI’), the Lom-based parent company of the Ecobank Group, was hosted by the London Stock Exchange to a market opening ceremony to celebrate the successful listing of the Eurobond on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) main market. The bond was oversubscribed with strong []The post $500m Eurobond issuance: LSE hosts Ecobank appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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How politics, others stalled Africa’s single airspace market, by IATA
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
28 nations sign up to air pact SETBACK Air traffic to grow by a yearly average of 5.1%, outpacing 4.7% The slow process of ensuring that all 54 states of African countries sign to the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) is because of high protection of borders by many of the nations, Director-General of []The post How politics, others stalled Africa’s single airspace market, by IATA appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Group names GMD, GED
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
The Board of Directors of Telnet (Nigeria) Limited has appointed Folorunso Aliu as Group Managing Director (GMD) and Adewale Adetugbo as Group Executive Director (GED). The appointments were made following the resignation of its erstwhile Group Managing Director, Gbenga Odujinrin. Aliu rose through the ranks before his new appointment as GMD. He was at various []The post Group names GMD, GED appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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mCASH deals hit N183bn in three months
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
INCLUSION Financial inclusion drive is gaining momentum in the country as Nigeria embraces electronic payment channels Nigerians transacted businesses worth N183.4 billion through mCASH in the first three months of this year. New Telegraph learnt that the mobile payment platform, which was recently re-launched by the Nigerian Inter-bank Settlement Systems (NIBSS) in partnership with banks []The post mCASH deals hit N183bn in three months appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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New MD for CLN
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
Carbon Limits Nigeria (CLN) has appointed James Ogunleye as its managing director. He replaced Paul Parks, the former managing director of the company. Ogunleye according to a ststement from the firm, obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from the University of Ilorin, Master of Science in engineering from the University of Ibadan and []The post New MD for CLN appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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KEDCO appoints head of corporate communication
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) has appointed Ibrahim Shawai as its new head of corporate communication. The company said in a statement that the appointment was part of its plans to rebrand the image of the company. Shawai is a member of Nigerian Institute of Public Relations and Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria. In letter []The post KEDCO appoints head of corporate communication appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Foundation gets 5-member board of trustees
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
Wikimedia Nigeria Foundation has approved the appointment of Mr. Fatai Erewunmi, a lawyer, Dr. Elekofeinti Olushola, Mr. Olujide Adenekan, an engineer, Tosin Ogunwa and Runcie Chidebe as members of the board of trustees. The foundation’s Spokesman, Mr. Kayode Yusuf, said in a statement that the management had conveyed the appointments to the new trustees. Also, []The post Foundation gets 5-member board of trustees appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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It’ll be unfair to deny South-East of Deputy Senate President ‘ Kalu
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu is former governor of Abia State and among Senators-elect of the 9th National Assembly billed for inauguration tomorrow. In this interview with Channels Television, he speaks on the jostle for the leadership in the 9th National Assembly, among other issues. Temitope Ogunbanke monitored the conversation We have []The post It’ll be unfair to deny South-East of Deputy Senate President ‘ Kalu appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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State police: To be or not
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
Gains, fears of state police The debate over the creation of state police has heightened of recent, given the rising insecurity across the country, but the hope of its realisation seems not yet in sight despite the recommendation of the Presidential Panel on the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) Reforms, which sanctioned its establishment. Felix []The post State police: To be or not’ appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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How Ihedioha is plugging Okorocha’s policy gaps
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
In this analysis, STEVE UZOECHI looks at the various policy gaps created by the former Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas and how Governor Emeka Ihedioha is addressing them Governance is no tea party. It takes some measure of discipline, strategy, fair judgment and a good sense of order to make substantial impact in governance. []The post How Ihedioha is plugging Okorocha’s policy gaps appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Eagles’ final list was difficult- Rohr
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has confessed that he found it difficult making up his mind to drop Leicester City striker, Kelechi Iheanacho, and Rotherham United defender, Semi Ajayi, from his final squad roster to this year’s Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. The German gaffer disclosed that he eventually took the decision []The post Eagles final list was difficult- Rohr appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Falcons vow better showing against Korea
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
Super Falcons on Sunday left Reims, France, where they lost 3-0 to Norway in their opening match of this year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup, as the squad flew out to Grenoble, where they will battle South Korea on Wednesday. Both sides are desperately in need of a win to revive their qualification hopes after []The post Falcons vow better showing against Korea appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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2019 AFCON: 23-man Eagles land in Ismailia
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
Nigeria’s hopefuls for glory at the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations finals landed in the city of Ismailia, Egypt on Sunday evening, 12 days to the kick-off of the championship. After Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr cut Leicester City of England forward Kelechi Iheanacho and Rotherham United midfielder Oluwasemilogo Ajayi from the earlier roster of []The post 2019 AFCON: 23-man Eagles land in Ismailia appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Simon: I didn’t want to miss AFCON
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
UD Levante winger Moses Simon has told SCORENigeria he did not want to miss out on the Super Eagles final AFCON squad after he did not make the cut to last year’s World Cup no thanks to injury. Simon has made the final 23-man squad to Egypt 2019. ‘I did not want to miss the []The post Simon: I didn’t want to miss AFCON appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Eagles ‘ll not disappoint, Musa assures
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
Super Eagles forward, Ahmed Musa, has expressed confidence that Nigeria can go far at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations which begins in Egypt next week. Most fans are of the conclusion that the team will not have a good outing at the AFCON ‘ a tournament that Nigeria missed the last two editions []The post Eagles ‘ll not disappoint, Musa assures appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Dogara’s unprecedented legislative reforms
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
formance is as a result of a combination of his upbringing and his leadership skill, honed over time from experiences gathered in various positions he held both as a member of the House and as a lawyer. To him, public office is not meant for personal gains but for public good and it is []The post Dogaras unprecedented legislative reforms appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Southgate not interested in Chelsea job
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
England manager Gareth Southgate ruled out a move to Chelsea as Maurizio Sarri reportedly nears a return to Serie A with champions Juventus. The Chelsea job could be up for grabs amid growing reports Sarri is set to sign a three-year deal to replace Massimiliano Allegri at Juve. Southgate ‘ contracted until 2022 following Englands []The post Southgate not interested in Chelsea job appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Rooney urges Man United to rebuild
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
Wayne Rooney has urged Manchester United to resist the temptation to target world superstars such as Cristiano Ronaldo or Gareth Bale because he fears it could prove a huge waste of money. The Red Devils are in the early stages of a new era under the leadership of manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and have been []The post Rooney urges Man United to rebuild appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Hazard will make the difference at Real ‘ Courtois
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
Eden Hazard will make the difference at Real Madrid and help lead the LaLiga giants to many titles next season, according to Thibaut Courtois. Hazard joined Madrid from Premier League side Chelsea on a five-year deal on Friday for a fee that could reportedly rise to ‘140million. The Belgium international attacker won two Premier League []The post Hazard will make the difference at Real ‘ Courtois appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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HIFL draws hold, jersey unveiled in Lagos
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
As teams prepare to slug it out in the 2019 edition of the Higher Institutions Football League, draws for the group stages has been held in Lagos yesterday as the new team jerseys and logos were unveiled. The 32 teams that qualified for the group stage were draw into eight groups of four teams each []The post HIFL draws hold, jersey unveiled in Lagos appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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Dogara’s unprecedented legislative reforms
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
On June 9, 2015, the 8th House of Representatives was inaugurated and Bauchi-born Barrister at Law, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, emerged as the 14th Speaker of the House following a keenly contested election which left many viewers on the edge of their seats. In his acceptance speech, Dogara made a solemn declaration that under []The post Dogaras unprecedented legislative reforms appeared first on Newtelegraph.
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