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Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Thursday, 11th April 2019

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Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today Tuesday, 21st May 2019

Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Thursday, 11th April 2019.

1. Anambra Assembly Bans Expensive Funerals

Anambra State House of Assembly on Wednesday passed a bill sponsored by House member representing Anaocha 2 Constituency, Hon Charles Ezeani to control excessive burial and funeral ceremonial activities in the state. According to the bill, it seeks to curtail and cut down the cost of burial activities in the state and to prosecute offenders. The bill provides that in the event of death, no person shall deposit any corps at the mortuary or any other place beyond two months from the date of demise, further stating that burial ceremonies in the state shall be for one day.

2. Lagos State Building Agency Pull Down 30 Distress Buildings Out Of 80

The Lagos State Building Control Agency has said that it has pulled down 30 out of the 80 distressed buildings marked for demolition on Lagos Island. Mr. Olalekan Shodehinde, General Manager, LASBCA, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Lagos that the demolition would come in phases because some of the buildings were subject of litigation.

3. Why Presidency Nullified Govt’s License

Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed through President Muhammadu Buhari has nullified the license granted to Details Nigeria Ltd, owners of GOTV citing irregularities as his reason.
Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed through President Muhammadu Buhari has nullified the license granted to Details Nigeria Ltd, owners of GOTV citing irregularities as his reason. Africa News24 (AN24) understands that the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) headed by Modibbo Ishaq Kawu, granted a three-year license to Details Nigeria Ltd.

4. #PoliceBrutality: Officer Caught Harassing A Student Over Expensive Phone

A video of an angry police officer harassing a student of the Delta State University, after going through his phone and concluding “it was too expensive,” is making the rounds on social media. In the video which was shared on Twitter, the officer could be heard saying that in his 13 years in service, he has only been able to buy a phone worth N15, 000as he’s not been able to afford the expensive phone the student is using.

5. Why ASUP Is Set To Embark On Indefinite Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) might embrace another strike action over the alleged failure of the federal government to implement the agreement recently reached by both parties.
The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) might embrace another strike action over the alleged failure of the federal government to implement the agreement recently reached by both parties. Africa News24 (AN24) reports that the ASUP had threatened an industrial action of one-week over the government’s noncompliance with their demands.

6. I May Be ‘Baba Go Slow’ But I Didn’t Loot – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that doesn’t care if people call him ‘Baba go slow’.Buhari said that he’s going slowly because he wants to survive. He said that that he does not want to make the mistake he made as a military head of state when he was imprisoned for being in a haste

7. Algerians Reject Newly Appointed Interim President

The appointment of Abdelkader Bensalah as acting head of state in Algeria is yet to satisfy thousands of Algerians. Soon after parliament confirmed his appointment, thousands of protesters took to the streets to express their anger since their demands of doing away with the old system has not been respected.

8. Zedvance@5: Aims Over A Million Customer In Five Years

Innovative consumer finance company, Zedvance Limited has unveiled plans to grow its customer base to over one million customers across the country in the next five years. Speaking at a press conference on its fifth year anniversary in Lagos recently, Group Managing Director of Zedcrest Capital Limited and Founder/CEO of Zedvance Limited, Mr. Adedayo Amzat, said the company will continue to take the lead in the industry by paying attention to the yearnings of Nigerians through excellent customer service, tech innovation, and data science.

9. Nipsey Hussle’s Family Ticket Memorial For Crowd Control

A “Celebration of Life” has been planned for Nipsey Hussle, and some of his fans will have the opportunity to attend his memorial as tickets would be sold with top security.
A “Celebration of Life” has been planned for Nipsey Hussle, and some of his fans will have the opportunity to attend his memorial as tickets would be sold with top security. The late rapper‘s official Instagram account announced that a memorial service will be held for him Thursday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
The posting included a photo of Nipsey, dressed in white and wearing angel’s wings.

10. UNILAG Denies Issuing E-Money Honorary Degree

The University of Lagos, (UNILAG) Denies news making wave that it issued CEO of Five Star Music, E-Money an honorary doctorate degree.

E-Money recently shared a picture on his Instagram account showing him clothed in convocation gown at the University’s convocation.

That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Africa News 24 (AN24). See you again tomorrow

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