Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today; 17th May

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Punch

Fuel price hike: FG, Labour meeting ends in a deadlock …negotiations continue today at 3pm

Talks between the Federal Government and organised labour on the increase in the pump price of petrol ended in a deadlock on Monday night.

Vanguard

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State yesterday said 90 per cent of the state revenue was being spent on public servants in the state, saying there was an urgent need to raise more funds internally.

Thisday

Dangote: I’m in Business Not Just to Make Money, But to Help Africa

Africa’s richest man and the President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has stated that he’s not in business solely to make money, but is just as interested in developing Africa and humanity, hence his philanthropic works through his foundation.

The Sun

PDP NASS caucus divided over Sherrif

With only four days to the national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), its National Assembly caucus appears divided over National Chairman, Senator Ali Modu-Sherrif.

Guardian

Buhari directs FRSC to reduce road accidents

Owing to rising cases of fatal road accidents, some claiming the lives of public officials, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday directed the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to swing into action to address the causal factors to prevent avoidable deaths.

Daily Times

Petrol price: FG begs Labour to shelve strike

The Federal Government has appealed to workers’ unions to shelve their proposed strike over the new petrol price of N145 per litre. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made the appeal at an interactive session with journalists in Abuja on Monday.

Leadership

Alleged N5.6bn Fraud: Orji Kalu’s Arraignment Stalled

The planned re-arraignment of former Abia State Governor, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) before the Abuja division of the Federal High Court was yesterday stalled due to a pending appeal before the Supreme Court.

Tribune

4 feared killed in Benin renewed cult war

ABOUT four persons have been killed within the Benin metropolis between Sunday and Monday, following renewed cult war between the Black Axe and Eiye confraternities.

The Nation

Ex-Governor Modu Sheriff in one-man race for PDP chair

Reprieve has come the way of the embattled National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Ali Modu Sheriff.

 

 

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