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Newspaper Headlines For 10th April, 2017

The Nation Governors Kick Against $138m Consultants’ Fees There is disquiet among governors over a plan to pay some consultants $138 million (about #42.2b at the official #306 to $1) of the $6.9 billion Paris-London Club Loan refund.   The Punch Obasanjo Replies To Bamaiyi’s Allegations Former President OIusegun Obasanjo has faulted the claim by…”
Moroti Olatujoye
April 10, 2017 10:56 am

The Nation

Governors Kick Against $138m Consultants’ Fees
There is disquiet among governors over a plan to pay some consultants $138 million (about #42.2b at the official #306 to $1) of the $6.9 billion Paris-London Club Loan refund.

 

The Punch

Obasanjo Replies To Bamaiyi’s Allegations

Former President OIusegun Obasanjo has faulted the claim by a former Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ishaya Bamaiyi, that he (Obasanjo) planned to kill the former army chief.
Wondering why he would want to kill Bamaiyi, Obasanjo stated that his government between 1999 and 2007 arrested the former COAS to clear his name for allegedly killing other people during the reign of military dictator, Gen Sani Abacha.

 

Nigerian Tribune

Militants Kill Army Captain, 4 Policemen In Lagos
An army captain and fiur policemen were between late Saturday and early Sunday, killed by suspected militants who invaded Ola Inu Kan area of Isawo, Ikorodu, in Lagos State.
An unidentified resident of Isawo was also killed in the gun duel between the militants and the security operatives.

 

New Telegraph

Militants Attack Lagos, Kill Army Captain, Policemen
Gun-wielding militants invaded Ishawo area of Ikorodu, Lagos State, and killed an Army captain, who led the Joint Task Force on Anti-Militancy, and four policemen.
The captain is identified as Muhammed.

 

The Guardian
Expiring Licenses Threaten Bid For Nation’s Local Refining
Thirty-Two companies granted licences to establish (LTE) and approval to construct (APC) private refineries with a combined capacity of 1.352 million barrels per stream day (mbpsd) in the country may lose their permits as their June 2018 deadline approaches.

 

Daily Sun
Army, Police Declare War On Lagos Militants
The Military and the police have declared war on militants over yesterday’s killing of an Army Captain, another soldier, four policemen and a civilian at the Isawo Area of Ikorodu, Lagos.
Militants from Ishawo creek stormed the Woodland Estate, in Ishawo yesterday , robbed residents and abducted some.

 

Business Day
Indorama-Eleme Petrochemicals Targets Listing On The Nigerian Stock Exchange
Nigeria’s pioneer petrochemicals company, which has since been acquired by Indorama Group has revealed plans to enlist on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in about three years.

 

Vanguard
How Gunmen Killed Army Captain, 4 Policemen
The relative peace hitherto experienced by residents of Yewa, Isawo community in Ikorodu area of Lagos was, yesterday, shattered following sporadic gunfire by suspected kidnappers which left six persons, including an Army Captain, four policemen, a landlord and a member of the Oodua People’s Congress, OPC dead.

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