Breaking Headline News In Nigeria Today April 23 2019

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The Breaking Headline News In Nigeria Today April 23 2019.

Punch Newspaper Headline April 20 2019

BREAKING: Death toll in Sri Lanka suicide attacks rises to 310
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
The toll from a string of deadly suicide bomb attacks in Sri Lanka has risen to 310, with several people dying of their injuries overnight, a police spokesman said on Tuesday. Around 500 people were wounded in the blasts, Ruwan Gunasekera said in a statement. He added that 40 people were now under arrest in
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Only four cancer treatment centres functional in Nigeria NMA president
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
Investigations by our correspondents have revealed that public hospitals are battling with obsolete equipment in some hospitals while some medical facilities have none. Consequently, patients with cancer and terminal ailments are being subjected to needless wait before treatment could get to them. Confirming the dearth of vital equipment, the President of the NMA, Dr Francis
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100 UTME candidates arrested over malpractices
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has said that no fewer than 100 candidates of the just concluded Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination were arrested nationwide by security operatives for various examination malpractices. Our correspondent learnt that the suspects were apprehended by operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps and would
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Conflicts: We evacuated 12,000 casualties in one year NRCS
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja The Nigerian Red Cross Society has expressed concern over the continued conflict situations and natural disasters in Nigeria. It announced that in 2017 alone, NRCS evacuated over 12,000 casualties across the country. The organisation also stated that in the same year, it responded to 142 serious emergency cases in 24 states and
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Easter: Unite to fight vices in the society
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
Tunde Oyekola Christians have been advised to unite in the fight against the ills plaguing the Nigerian society in order to make the country a better place to live in. The Muslim Media Watch Group gave the advice in its Easter message to Christians in the country. According to the message signed by its Coordinator,
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Benue imposes curfew on Katsina-Ala
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
John Charles, Makurdi The Benue State Government on Monday imposed a 24-hour curfew on Katsina-Ala town in the state with effect from Monday April 22, 2019 as part of efforts to restore peace and security of lives and property in that part of the state. In a statement issued by the Press Secretary to the
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Nigeria will overcome challenges Femi Adesina
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
The Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr Femi Adesina, has said Nigeria will overcome its challenges. Adesina said this on Sunday during the 2019 Easter Concert of the Apostolic Faith Church tagged, Christ the King, held at the church campground in Anthony Village, Lagos. He said the message of Easter
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Ogun lepers want N10,000 stipend increased
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
Tunji Bosun, Abeokuta The inmates of the Iberekodo Lepers Colony in Abeokuta on Monday appealed to the incoming administration of Governor-elect in Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun, to increase their N10,000 monthly stipend. The lepers complained that the stipend paid by the outgoing government of Governor Ibikunle Amosun could no longer cover their basic expenses. They
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Re: Ogun States mismanaged advantage
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
This piece was published in The Punch newspaper recently. I want to urge the incoming administration in Ogun State to make Sango-Ota a Central Business District because of its proximity to Lagos and the fact that the deputy-governor-elect is a native of the town. Also, I want the incoming government to embark on the resuscitation
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Vanguard Newspaper Headline April 20 2019

Ohanaeze kicks as Ooni insists Igbo are from Ile-Ife
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
OSOGBO’ Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi has reaffirmed his position on the family ties between Yoruba and Igbo nations, that the Igbos are from Ile-Ife, saying the two major ethnic groups in Nigeria are inseparable members of the same family.Continue reading Ohanaeze kicks as Ooni insists Igbo are from Ile-Ife at Vanguard News.
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ILO says technology new threat to industrial harmony
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
The International Labour Organisation (ILO), says the growing level of technological advancement is a threat to the organisation’s efforts at ensuring industrial harmony in the world.Continue reading ILO says technology new threat to industrial harmony at Vanguard News.
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Runsewe commends FCT Minister over raid on nude clubs in Abuja
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
Mr Olusegun Runsewe, Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), has commended Mr Mohammed Bello, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister for the timely raid and closure of nude clubs in Abuja.Continue reading Runsewe commends FCT Minister over raid on nude clubs in Abuja at Vanguard News.
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Six out of eight sources of water in Takogi Community contaminated
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
For the past three years, water in Takogi Community in Doko in Lavun Local Government area of Niger State have been confirmed by the Department of Petroleum Resources,(DPR) to be contaminated and risky for consumption.Continue reading Six out of eight sources of water in Takogi Community contaminated at Vanguard News.
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Insurgency: CAS urges personnel to maintain discipline, battle-readiness
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has urged officers and men to maintain discipline and combat-readiness always to be able to end insurgency and banditry in the country.Continue reading Insurgency: CAS urges personnel to maintain discipline, battle-readiness at Vanguard News.
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Buhari not sleeping on duty: Presidency replies Rev Mamza
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
Presidency on Monday described as unfair the comment by the Catholic Bishop of Yola Diocese, Rt. Rev. Fr. Stephen Mamza describing President Muhammadu Buhari as ‘sleeping on duty as Commander-in-Chief.’Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, stated this in a statement in Abuja on Sunday.The presidential aide observed that it was unbecoming of a religious leader, like Mamza, to engage ‘in an action that broke the old tradition of sta
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Chinese firm offers to help develop Nigeria’s housing sector
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
The management of SinoriaFABCOM, a subsidiary of one of China’s leading business conglomerates, Sinoma, says the company is in Nigeria to help solve the country’s housing problem with its products.Continue reading Chinese firm offers to help develop Nigerias housing sector at Vanguard News.
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President Buhari, not ‘sleeping on duty’ ‘ Presidency replies Rev. Mamza
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
The presidency on Monday described as unfair the comment by the Catholic Bishop of Yola Diocese, Rt. Rev. Fr. Stephen Mamza describing President Muhammadu as ‘sleeping on duty as Commander-in-Chief.’Continue reading President Buhari, not ‘sleeping on duty’ ‘ Presidency replies Rev. Mamza at Vanguard News.
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IGP orders investigation on Gombe Easter accident
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
By: Kingsley Omonobi Abuja.Following the unfortunate fatal motor accident which occurred on Sunday, 21st April, 2019 and led to the death of 11 persons and serious injury to thirty (30) others in Gombe, the Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has ordered a speedy and comprehensive investigation into the incident.The accident occurred along Gombe-Biu road.ALSO READ: Ive had sex with 20 ghosts, woman saysEye-witness accounts reveal that the accident occurred as a result of loss of co
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Daily Trust Newspaper Headline April 23 2019

Hitches of 2019 UTME
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
With all the time and resources at the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board’s [JAMB] disposal to conduct hitch-free annual examinations for entry into Nigerian tertiary institutions, the recently concluded 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) was marred with logistic and technical hitches. The challenges encountered in 2019 UTME included late start of the Computer-Based Test []The post Hitches of 2019 UTME appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Saraki to Tinubu: Stop smear campaign, dwell on facts
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has replied the APC National Leader, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over the latter’s allegation that the number three citizen used the National Assembly to stall any progress by the Buhari administration. Saraki, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, said it was appalling that a []The post Saraki to Tinubu: Stop smear campaign, dwell on facts appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Only fear of God will make newly elected leaders succeed ‘ Gamji
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
Alhaji Abubakar Sanusi Gamji is a Board of Trustees (BoT) member of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and a leading contender during the governorship contest in Kogi State in 2015. In this interview, the philanthropist tasks newly elected leaders at all levels to fear God, articulate their policies and swing into action for the []The post Only fear of God will make newly elected leaders succeed ‘ Gamji appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Udenwa worst Imo governor ‘ Okorocha
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
The war of words between Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State and one of his predecessors, Achike Udenwa, took a new dimension yesterday as the incumbent described Udenwa as the worst governor the state has had. Gov. Okorocha challenged Udenwa to publish his achievements in the eight years he served as governor for Imo people []The post Udenwa worst Imo governor ‘ Okorocha appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Vote buying should be criminalized
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
The co-founder of the Young Democratic Party (YDP) and its governorship candidate in Akwa Ibom State, Arch. Nya Ezekiel Etuk, has called for the criminalization of vote buying. He told newsmen, yesterday in Abuja, that vote buying was an evil worse than any of the security challenges currently facing Nigeria and the citizenry. Etuk, who []The post ‘Vote buying should be criminalized’ appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Sokoto PDP denies victimising c/servants
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
The PDP in Sokoto State has denied alleged victimisation of civil servants perceived to be sympathetic to the opposition APC. In a statement, the state PDP Chairman, Alhaji Ibrahim Milgoma, described the allegations as lies. ‘Our party, as well as all the entire people in Sokoto State are aware that these allegations by the APC []The post Sokoto PDP denies victimising c/servants appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Kwara South elders back North to produce state assembly speaker
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
Elders from Kwara South Senatorial District, yesterday, called for the zoning of the position of Speaker of the House of Assembly to Kwara North in the interest of fairness and justice. The elders made the call in a statement issued in Ilorin by the Chairman of Elders of Kwara South Senatorial District, Chief James Bamisaiye []The post Kwara South elders back North to produce state assembly speaker appeared first on Daily Trust.
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The Nation Newspaper Headline April 23 2019

All Africa Senior Badminton Championships: Nigeria in fine start
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
Team Nigeria started its campaign on a fine note beating South Africa 5-0 in the Mixed Team Championship at the All Africa Senior Badminton Championships, which began in Port Harcourt, River State on Monday.In the Mixed Doubles, the pair of Enejoh Abah and Peace Orji defeated Bongani von Badenstein and Michelle Butler-Emmet 21-15, 21-10. In the Mens Single, Anuoluwapo Opeyori beat Ruan Snyman 21-12, 21-14, while Dorcas Adesokan defeated Johanita Scholtz 21-13, 21-15 in the Womens SinglesIn the M
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Im ready for battle, Aruna Quadri insists
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
As the main draw of the singles event serves off today Tuesday April 23, Aruna Quadri believes he is ready to rock the boat against the worlds best at the ITTF World Championships holding in Budapest, Hungary.The Nigerian star is seeded 22 in the mens singles and he is expected to confront a qualifier in the first round of the mens singles and the Portugal-based athlete told NationSport yesterday that he is fully fit to take on any opponent. I am fit to take on any player having arrived one week
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Zamfara: Council of chiefs reaffirms stance on killing of villagers
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
THE Emir of Anka, Alhaji Attahiru Ahmad Muhammad, has reaffirmed the Zamfara State Council of Chiefs stance on allegations of killing of innocent villagers during air raids by Air Force jets across different communities.The emir stated this in his palace in Anka Local Government Area in an interactive session with reporters while reacting to media reports that the council has apologised to the Air Force.The emir said the council had not in any way rescinded its claims over the killings.He also i
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GOtv Boxing Night 18: Joe Boy retains ABU title
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
Oto Joe Boy Joseph has successfully defended his African Boxing Union (ABU) lightweight title.NationSport reports that the Nigerian boxer saw off the feeble challenge of Ghanas Success Brave Warrior Tetteh at GOtv Boxing Night 18, held at the Indoor Sports Hall of the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium, Ibadan, Oyo State on Sunday night.Joe Boy, miles ahead in ability, toyed with the dire Tetteh before knocking him out in the first round.In the other title fight on the night, Ridwan Scorpion Oyekola dethro

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Guardian Newspaper Headline April 23 2019

From Cornrows To Over-sized Jackets, We Love Rihanna’s Vogue Cover!
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
Rihanna isVogueAustralia’s May issue cover star and it features the singer’sSavage X Fenty lingerie line. TheVogueshoot took place in London, where the publication says Rihanna wanted to styleher own brand. In her photos,Savage X Fenty pieces appear to belayered under smart topcoats, blazers and more. Rihanna shared the cover and one other image from the []The post From Cornrows To Over-sized Jackets, We Love Rihanna’s Vogue Cover! appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nig
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Amazing Health Benefits Of Drinking Honey-Lemon-Water Concoction
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
It is highly recommended to start your day with lemon, warm water and a drop of honey on an empty stomach once you wake in order to improve digestion, liver function etc. Most of us drink this mixture with the intention of losing weight, but it has more benefits than just to help burn fat. []The post Amazing Health Benefits Of Drinking Honey-Lemon-Water Concoction appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News.
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Investors shun bank shares despite N720 billion profit
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
Though the combined profit, in excess of N720 billion, of the five top-tier banks on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has remained strong, investors are showing apathy towards banking stocks.The post Investors shun bank shares despite N720 billion profit appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News.
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Security officers kill 10 Christian youths celebrating Easter in Gombe
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
Ten persons have been confirmed killed when a car driven by a National Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) officer rammed into a procession of Christian youths who were celebrating Easter on Sunday night in Gombe State.The post Security officers kill 10 Christian youths celebrating Easter in Gombe appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News.
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Zimbabwe plans friendly with Super Eagles
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
Zimbabwe is planning a friendly game with Nigeria and South Africa as part of their preparation for the 2019 African Nations Cup, reports from the Southern African country have revealed.The post Zimbabwe plans friendly with Super Eagles appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News.
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ECOWAS, UNHCR move to protect refugees, asylum seekers, others in West Africa
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) have expressed the need to foster mixed population flows in West Africa to ensure the protection of refugees, asylum seekers and other persons with specific needs.The post ECOWAS, UNHCR move to protect refugees, asylum seekers, others in West Africa appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News.
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Daily Sun Newspaper Headline April 23 2019

Boko Haram: How we achieved peace in Bauchi -Yusuf
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
Paul Omokuvie, Bauchi Brigadier General Ladan Yusuf (retired) is the Special Adviser to out-going Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State since 2015. In this interview, the security expert opened up on the security measures taken by the outgoing All Progressives Congress (APC) administration in the state to tackle the high level of insecurity they met []The post Boko Haram: How we achieved peace in Bauchi -Yusuf appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Nigerians x-ray gains, failures of Buhari’s administration
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
Chukwudi Nweje One issue that has dominated public discourse since President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) government came into being in 2015, is how well the ‘Change’ mantra has transformed Nigeria. Depending on whose opinion one seeks, the change the APC promised in 2014 when the party was canvassing for votes could be described []The post Nigerians x-ray gains, failures of Buhari’s administration appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Rohr closes door on new players for AFCON
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has insisted he will not bring in new players for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt. The three-time African champions will make a return to the tournament after missing out on the previous two editions in 2015 and 2017. The 65-year-old gaffer has mostly stuck with the players []The post Rohr closes door on new players for AFCON appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019: France match’ll be game of life ‘Dennerby
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
Monica Iheakam Super Falcons coach Thomas Dennerby is relishing meeting host country France at the forthcoming FIFA Women’s World cup in June. Speaking on Nigeria’s chances at the forthcoming mundial, Dennerby admitted that Falcons are pitched some of the world’s best for the group stage matches, adding that it will be a totally new challenge []The post FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019: France match’ll be game of life ‘Dennerby appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Nigerian Tribune Newspaper Headline April 23 2019

Benue govt imposes 24-hr curfew on Katsina-Ala
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
THE Benue State government, on Monday, declared a 24-hour curfew on Katsina-Ala, to curb the continuous killings ongoing in the community. The government said the 24-hour curfew on the community was in a bid to ensure the security of lives and property, while also restoring peace to the community. Nigerian Tribune gathered that the reason []The post Benue govt imposes 24-hr curfew on Katsina-Ala appeared first on Tribune Online.
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Man sets self ablaze in Ebonyi, says he is tired of hardship
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
Chinedu Nweze, a man in his late 30s, in Ebonyi State, has set himself ablaze out of frustration. The incident which took place beside one of the classroom blocks at St. Patrick Primary School, Kpirikpiri, on Saturday, attracted many sympathisers. An eyewitness who pleaded anonymity, said a man whom she described as her neighbour at []The post Man sets self ablaze in Ebonyi, says he is tired of hardship appeared first on Tribune Online.
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Son sells hunchback mum to ritual killers for N7m in Ondo
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
Detectives from the Ondo State Police Command are trying to unravel the mystery behind the abduction and killing of a 60- year- old hunchback, Mrs Rukayat Abodunde, by men suspected to be ritual killers. Mrs Abodunde was abducted by armed men who invaded her home at Ayetoro Street, Ondo town, the headquarters of Ondo West []The post Son sells hunchback mum to ritual killers for N7m in Ondo appeared first on Tribune Online.
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