Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 9th March

 

 

The Nation

Defence to Nigerians: ignore Ekweremadu’s coup comment

Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu has drawn the ire of the military on its “who says the army can’t take over” comment.

Punch

We won’t spend money on Ajaokuta again – FG

The Federal Government on Thursday said it would not repeat the mistake of the former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s administration on the Ajaokuta Steel Complex in Kogi State.

Vanguard

Ajaokuta: Fayemi decries accusations by Reps

A week after being slammed with a no confidence vote by the lower chamber of the National Assembly, Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, yesterday…

The Sun

We need $50bn to tackle infrastructure deficit –LASG

The Lagos State Commissioner for Finance Mr. Akinyemi Ashade has said that the state would need about $50 billion to tackle infrastructure deficits in the state within the next five years.

This Day

Secondus: Buhari’s Government Most Corrupt in Nigeria’s History

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, yesterday described the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration as the “most corrupt’’ in the history of the country, challenging women to aspire to all political offices in the country, including the presidency…

Daily Times

I will be president of Nigeria, Fayose restates

Ayo Fayose, Ekiti State Governor has once again said he will become the President when Nigerians select a new leader for another four years in 2019

Guardian

FG to set up ICT development bank to fund industry

Mr. Adebayo Shittu, minister of Communications, has stated that plans are underway by the Federal Government to set up an ICT Development Bank that will provide funding for the industry inoder to promote and encourage young entrepreneurs in Information Communication Technology, ICT.

Daily Trust

Aisha Buhari launches ‘leave our daughters alone’ campaign

The wife of the president, Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday in Abuja unveiled a campaign against abductions of girls.  She tagged it “Leave Our Daughters Alone”.

Tribune

Fix nation’s refineries, oil industry stakeholders urge FG

PETROLEUM industry stakeholders have urged the Federal Government to cushion the impact of the multiplicity of taxes on their business as well as fix the nation’s refineries.

Leadership

Nigeria Loses $235bn To Non-Passage Of PIB

The programme coordinator, Nigeria Natural Resource Charter (NNRC), Ms. Tengi George-Ikoli, yesterday disclosed that the nation may have has lost over $235 billion due to its inability to conclude work on the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB).

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