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Newspaper Headlines For 24th May, 2017

Newspaper Headlines For 24th May, 2017
  • PublishedMay 24, 2017

New Telegraph

Presidency: Buhari’ll Win Presidential Poll Again If………

The Presidency yesterday insisted that if President Muhammadu Buhari was to contest election today, he would win over-whelming.

It also dismissed alleged coup plot.



Another 440 Rifles Uncovered In Lagos

Barely three months after the interception of over 600 arms on the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway, the Tin-Can Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, yesterday, intercepted another 20-foot container laden with 440 guns of various sizes and designs.


Daily Sun

Customs Intercepts 440 Rifles In Lagos

Amidst wide-spread rumor of another military coup in the country, the Nigeria Customs Service on Monday intercepted a 40 feet container ladden with 440 pieces of pump rifles at the Tin Can Island Port in Apapa.


Nigerian Tribune

Why Dasuki, Zakzaky Are Still In Detention- Presidency

The Presidency, on Tuesday, took a look at the two years of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, declaring that so far, the government has done well in many areas pf the country’s development.

The Presidency also insisted, on Tuesday, that former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuki (retd), could not be released now despite several court orders because many cases against him had yet to reach the courts.


The Nation

#62.8b ‘Fraud’: Ex-Naval Chief, Others In Trouble

Seven officers, a retired Rear Admiral and five businessmen have been implicated in the alleged diversion of #62.8billion belonging to the Navy.


Economy Shrinks Again, MAN, LCCI See Recovery In Third Quarter

The National Bureau Of Statistics on Tuesday released the Gross Domestic Product report for the first quarter of this year, which showed that the economy contracted by 0.52 per cent in the period.

With the negative growth rate of -0.52per cent, the Nigerian economy is still in recession.


The Guardian

Economy Begins Slow Recovery From Recession

The Nation’s economy has begun a slow recovery from recession although the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) contracted again by 0.52 per cent in real terms in the first quarter of 2017.



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