News Headlines in Nigeria for today April 24 2019

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Punch Newspaper Headline today April 24 2019

Nigeria needs struggle, not restructuring Osoba
Wed, 24 Apr 2019
Oladimeji Ramon A member of the 1976 Constitution Drafting Committee, Prof Olusegun Osoba, has said rather than restructuring the country what Nigeria needs is a struggle by the people to free themselves from the hold of the corrupt ruling elite. Osoba said while the proponents of restructuring had failed to give a clear definition of
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Nigerias N24tn debt still sustainable, FG insists
Wed, 24 Apr 2019
Ifeanyi Onuba, Abuja the Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, has said that Nigerias debt which currently stands at about N24.3tn is still within sustainable limit. She said that the countrys debt, which is about 19 per cent to the Gross Domestic Product, was still low compared to Ghana, Brazil, South Africa, Egypt and Angola.
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Nigerias N24tn debt still sustainable, FG insists
Wed, 24 Apr 2019
Ifeanyi Onuba, Abuja the Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, has said that Nigerias debt which currently stands at about N24.3tn is still within sustainable limit. She said that the countrys debt, which is about 19 per cent to the Gross Domestic Product, was still low compared to Ghana, Brazil, South Africa, Egypt and Angola.
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10 bandits killed while shooting at NAF fighter jets
Wed, 24 Apr 2019
Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The Alpha Jets of the Nigerian Air Force have killed 10 bandits in Sububu Forest in the Shinkafi Local Government Area of Zamfara State during Operation Diran Mikiya, as the bandits attempted to shoot down the military aircraft. Our correspondent learnt the NAF operation was coordinated by the Air Task Force on
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Leadership News Newspaper Headline today April 24 2019

Embrace Affirmative Action
Wed, 24 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: The 2019 elections revealed a skewed paradigm shift towards the emergence of women in elective positions. Curiously, there was a decline in women participation prior to the 2015 elections and most recently during the 2019 general elections. The country witnessed the lowest number of women in elective positions. Reports also revealed that a total number []The post Embrace Affirmative Action appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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Why I Spent My Easter In Hospitals ‘ Obi
Wed, 24 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: The vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last general election and former governor of Anambra state, Mr Peter Obi has explained why he spent this years Easter Holiday in hospitals across Anambra State. Mr Obi spoke yesterday at Umueje, Ayamelum local government area when he visited the Diocesan Hospital in the []The post Why I Spent My Easter In Hospitals ‘ Obi appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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The Change We Need In Nigeria
Wed, 24 Apr 2019
LEADERSHIP: It’s amazing to think that four years ago, Nigerians were deep in the fray of politics and the opposition was chanting the change mantra. Since then, a lot has happened. Now that the APC ruling party has been in office for a full term, Nigerians are beating down the doors of government asking to see []The post The Change We Need In Nigeria appeared first on Leadership Newspaper and Nigeria News.
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Daily Trust Newspaper Headline today April 24 2019

Justice Mamman Nasir [1929-2019]
Wed, 24 Apr 2019
The death of Justice Mamman Nasir on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at once robbed this country of a top jurist, a pioneer in the legal profession, an astute politician and public servant, a man totally dedicated to the cause of nation and community and also a foremost traditional ruler. He died at the Federal Medical []The post Justice Mamman Nasir [1929-2019] appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Agitation for restructuring a blatant lie ‘ Osoba
Wed, 24 Apr 2019
Former Governor of Ogun State and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Olusegun Osoba on Tuesday said the agitation for restructuring by some ruling elite is a ‘blatant lie’. He said most of the proponents did not clearly define what they meant by restructuring but their body language indicated that they were after []The post Agitation for restructuring a blatant lie ‘ Osoba appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Tor Tiv says saddened by communal clashes in Katsina-Ala
Wed, 24 Apr 2019
Prof. James Ayatse, the Tor Tiv and Chairman, Benue Council of Chiefs, has condemned the communal clashes between Shitile and Ikyurav-tiev communities in Katsina-Ala Local Government. A statement signed by his Media Assistant, Freddie Adamgbe, quoted Ayatse as expressing dismay over the loss of lives and property as a result of the clashes, and urging []The post Tor Tiv says saddened by communal clashes in Katsina-Ala appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Kaigama urges Gov Simon Lalong to continue to promote peace, unity in Plateau
Wed, 24 Apr 2019
Most Rev Ignatius Kaigama, the Apostolic Administrator of the Catholic Archdiocese of Jos has urged Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau to continue to promote and maintain peace and preserve Plateau unity during his second tenure. Kaigama who is also the Coadjutor of the Abuja Archdiocese, made the call in a congratulatory letter to Lalong on []The post Kaigama urges Gov Simon Lalong to continue to promote peace, unity in Plateau appeared first on Daily Trust.
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Recruitment: Complaints from applicants resolved ‘ Customs
Wed, 24 Apr 2019
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says complains of applicants arising from recruitment portal has been resolved. The NSC Public Relations Officer, Joseph Attah, disclosed this while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Tuesday. NAN reports that NCS opened its portal on Wednesday, April 17, for the recruitment of 3,200 officers []The post Recruitment: Complaints from applicants resolved ‘ Customs appeared first on Daily Trust.
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The Nation Newspaper Headline today April 24 2019

A Black Market For Pollution
Wed, 24 Apr 2019
In 2016, when the average final-year engineering graduate at the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi (ITT Delhi) was frantic about campus placements, Kushagra Srivastava, 24, decided that he wasnt going to join the rat race. As CEO, he was already looking at expanding his start-up, established in June of that year.A student of textile engineering, Srivastava and his colleagues, after scraping up money from alumni, family and friends, were looking to build a machinein essence an efficient fil
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Elite scum and other abstraction
Wed, 24 Apr 2019
Elitism fades to melodrama, where the elite, misappropriates the role of a revolutionary, and considers himself greater than the state.In his struggle to usurp privileges and power, he inflicts misery on ordinary citizens, those whose predicament allegedly triggered his discontent.For the love of country becomes his arrant lie, the falsity that becomes his slogan. Thus, this minute, Nigeria pulses to duplicitous rant. Having lost or seen their favourite candidate lose at the last general electio
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Standardise, dont mushroom
Wed, 24 Apr 2019
We have no qualms about the number of varsities NUC might want to licenseThe National Universities Commission (NUC) is in the process of considering 303 applications for establishment of new universities by individuals, faith-based and corporate organisations. The announcement was made by the executive secretary of the commission at a summit on Regulating Private University Education Delivery in Nigeria: The Role of the National Universities Commission.Given that as recently as 2018, only 30 per
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Buhari to tell Goje, Ndume: Lawan is APCs candidate
Wed, 24 Apr 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari may hold a frank meeting with two of the three aspirants for Senate President Sen. Danjuma Goje and Sen. Ali Ndume on the adoption of Senate Leader Ahmad Lawan for the office.The All Progressives Congress(APC) is working towards a lone candidate for the job.Lawan yesterday intensified lobbying of senators-elect from the opposition, especially those from the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP).The main issue between the APC team and the PDP senators-elect has been the mode
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Vanguard Newspaper Headline today April 24 2019

Heavy storm killed 21 in South Africa
Wed, 24 Apr 2019
No fewer than 21 people had been killed as heavy storm swept parts of South Africa over night, Authorities said on TuesdayContinue reading Heavy storm killed 21 in South Africa at Vanguard News.
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Leave collateral, give loans to farmers, Buhari orders CBN, others
Wed, 24 Apr 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Ministry of Agriculture and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to bypass the knotty issue of collateral which he described as ‘a terrible colonial legacy,’ so that farmers will get easy access to capital.Continue reading Leave collateral, give loans to farmers, Buhari orders CBN, others at Vanguard News.
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NNPC partners Customs, DPR to curb cross-border fuel smuggling
Wed, 24 Apr 2019
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, and the Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, yesterday, entered into an agreement to inaugurate a Joint Committee to tackle the growing incidents of petroleum products smuggling across the nation’s border towns,Continue reading NNPC partners Customs, DPR to curb cross-border fuel smuggling at Vanguard News.
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Tinubu mourns death of Olowo of Owo
Wed, 24 Apr 2019
The National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Bola Tinubu, has commiserated with the Olagbegi Royal Family, the Olowo-in-Council and the people of Owo town in Ondo State over the demise of Olowo of Owo, Oba Folagbade Olateru-Olagbegi.Continue reading Tinubu mourns death of Olowo of Owo at Vanguard News.
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Guardian Newspaper Headline today April 24 2019

Nigeria battles Guinea for African U-17 Nations Cup final ticket today
Wed, 24 Apr 2019
They have already qualified for the FIFA U-17 World Cup, but Nigeria, just like Angola and Cameroun still want more from the on-going…The post Nigeria battles Guinea for African U-17 Nations Cup final ticket today appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News.
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Quicklaw leverages technology for legal support services
Wed, 24 Apr 2019
Online legal support company, Quicklaw Limited, has simplified legal processes by leveraging technology to advance the Nigerian legal industry. The post Quicklaw leverages technology for legal support services appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News.
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Oil price stability hinged on global tension outlook as OPEC weighs decision
Wed, 24 Apr 2019
The decision by Washington not to extend waivers on Iranian crude oil imports may likely sustain the oil price rally for a while until…The post Oil price stability hinged on global tension outlook as OPEC weighs decision appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News.
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Buhari grieves over killing of youths, security agents in Gombe
Wed, 24 Apr 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday expressed grief over the killing of some Christian youths during an Easter procession on Sunday night in Gombe…The post Buhari grieves over killing of youths, security agents in Gombe appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News.
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Daily Sun Newspaper Headline today April 24 2019

Osun guber: PDP rejects inclusion of Oyewole in appeal panel
Wed, 24 Apr 2019
Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the inclusion of Justice Joseph Oyewole in the Osun State Governorship Election Appeal Tribunal. Speaking at a press briefing in Abuja, yesterday, the PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, alleged that Oyewole has strong ties with the All Progressives Congress (APC), which is an interested []The post Osun guber: PDP rejects inclusion of Oyewole in appeal panel appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Osun guber: Battle rages as court hears Oyetola’s appeal today
Wed, 24 Apr 2019
Ismail Omipidan Barring any last minute change, the Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal will today commence hearing of the appeal filed by the Osun State Governor, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola and the All Progressives Congress (APC). Daily Sun gathered that April 24 had been fixed by the Court of Appeal for the hearing of []The post Osun guber: Battle rages as court hears Oyetola’s appeal today appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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New minimum wage law and NASS’ intervention
Wed, 24 Apr 2019
Fred Itua, Abuja Last week, President Muhammadu Buhari signed into law, a new Minimum Wage. For state and federal civil servants, it was a sigh of great relief. For supporters of President Buhari, it was a promise kept. At least, pundits who had wrongly imagined that it was a campaign gimmick for the president are []The post New minimum wage law and NASS’ intervention appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Buhari’s cabinet: Plateau north jostles for ministerial slot
Wed, 24 Apr 2019
Gyang Bere, Jos Following President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive to his cabinet members to submit their handing over note ahead of May 29, one of the president’s associates and political ally, Captain Joseph Din (retired) has advised him to seek governors’ inputs in the appointment of new ministers. His view, Daily Sun gathered was based on []The post Buhari’s cabinet: Plateau north jostles for ministerial slot appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.
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Nigerian Tribune Newspaper Headline today April 24 2019

NAFDAC raises alert over falsified anti-hypertension drug
Wed, 24 Apr 2019
National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has alerted the public of the circulation of a fake anti-hypertensive drug. Prof Moji Adeyeye, NAFDAC’s Director General (DG) in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja, said that the drug, Hydrochlorothiazide 50mg (containing Glibenclamide) was currently circulating in Cameroon. ‘NAFDAC is alerting the public, especially healthcare []The post NAFDAC raises alert over falsified anti-hypertension drug appeared first on Tribune O
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25,000 civil servants to benefit from FG’s training programme
Wed, 24 Apr 2019
THE Federal Government has disclosed plans to train over 25,000 civil servants as part of the ongoing efforts to reinvigorate the service. Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, made this known at a meeting with the chief executive officers of Manpower Development Institutions (MDI) in the country. Speaking at the occasion []The post 25,000 civil servants to benefit from FG’s training programme appeared first on Tribune Online.
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Rapid transformation can’t take place without viable educational system ‘FG
Wed, 24 Apr 2019
THE Federal Government has said that the country cannot achieve rapid transformation and economic prosperity without a sound, stable and viable educational system. Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, who said this in Abuja, noted that this informed the interest shown by the current administration in the last four years to the development of the []The post Rapid transformation can’t take place without viable educational system ‘FG appeared first on Tribune Online.
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FG to introduce solar tricycles, motorcycles in transport system
Wed, 24 Apr 2019
THE Federal Government has announced plans to introduce solar-powered tricycles and motorcycles into the Nigerian transport system in 2019. Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, made this known at the swearing-in ceremony of newly elected executive of Amalgamated Commercial Tricycle and Motorcycle Owners, Repairs and Riders Association of Nigeria (ACOMORAN) in Abuja. The minister, who was []The post FG to introduce solar tricycles, motorcycles in transport system appeared first on Tribune
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