The Early Edition: Glancing The Major Headlines For 4th March, 2015

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THE SUN:

Opposition In Disarray – Akpabio

Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio, has said the All Progressives Congress (APC), was in disarray, adding that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was at this time strategizing on how to, not just win election but ensure that they win in peace.

 

 

THE SUN:

Why There’s Fuel Scarcity – APC

All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the real causes of the debilitating fuel scarcity across the country is alleged looting of the $12 billion domestic gas fund under President Goodluck Jonathan’s watch.

 

 

THE SUN:

Flying Eagles Off To Senegal For 2015 AYC Today

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles will depart for the 2015 African Youth Championship in Senegal today, officials have announced.

 

 

THE SUN:

NFF Shops For Foreign Manager

The last may not have been heard about a search for a foreign manager for the Super Eagles as the NFF is already beaming its searchlight on some European countries.

 

 

THE SUN:

Government Owing Marketers N185bn – Okonjo-Iweala

Against the backdrop of allegations by the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) that the Federal Government was owing them N250 billion, government yesterday said it was owing them only N185 billion.

 

 

THE SUN:

Blame Naira Devaluation, CBN Policies For Fuel Scarcity – Marketers

As the fuel supply situation across the country entered its third day today, fuel marketers companies, yesterday, heaped the blame on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), saying its devaluation of the naira was responsible for the long queues currently being witnessed in filling stations.

 

 

THE SUN:

Fani-Kayode Threatens Lai Mohammed With N5bn Libel Suit

Director of Media and Publicity of the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organization (PDPPCO), Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has demanded a retraction of an alleged libelous statement against him.

 

 

THE SUN:

Why Jonathan Must Be Re-Elected – Umeh

National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Victor Umeh, yesterday, said that if Nigerians were indeed interested in the unity and well being of the country, President Goodluck Jonathan should be re-elected.

 

 

THE SUN:

Ambode Promises Tax Relief, Leave Bonus

APC gubernatorial candidate in Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has promised tax relief and leave bonus for companies and individuals in the state.

 

 

THE SUN:

Polls: Don’t Intimidate Voters, Aregbesola Tells Security Agencies

Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has urged the military and other security agencies in the country not to allow themselves to be used to intimidate voters, during and after elections.

 

 

THE SUN:

APC Not Happy With Nation’s Economic Progress – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described as sadistic and unfortunate, the All Progressives Congress (APC) relentless attacks on President Goodluck Jonathan’s strategic policies put in place to plug leakages in the nation’s economy.

 

 

VANGUARD:

A pregnant woman, Mrs Mercy Chintua, has been arrested by the operatives of Enugu State Police Command over allegations of assault on her neighbor, whom she said spied on her while she was taking her bath.

 

 

VANGUARD:

Buhari Will Turn Nigeria’s Misfortunes Around – Amaechi

With few weeks to the presidential election, Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State has again assured that the APC under General Muhammadu Buhari will turn the country’s misfortunes around if elected.

 

 

VANGUARD:

Re-elect Only Politicians With Good Records – Fashola

Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State has urged the electorate to ensure that incumbent politicians seeking re-election were brought back based on their track records and not on promises.

 

 

VANGUARD:

War Against Terror: Military Will Avoid Human Rights Abuses In Its Operations – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has assured that the Nigerian military would take every precaution to avoid collateral damage to lives and properties of civilians as it intensifies its ongoing offensive against Boko Haram.

 

 

 

VANGUARD:

Real Causes Of Fuel Scarcity – Okonjo-Iweala

President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday directed the Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, to pay with immediate effect all outstanding monies owed to oil marketers so as to end the current grueling fuel scarcity that has crippled the nation and caused untold hardship to millions of people.

 

 

VANGUARD:

Agbaje, Ambode, Akele, Others For Lagos Gov Gender Dialogue

Governorship candidate of the PDP, Jimi Agbaje, and his APC counterpart, Akinwunmi Ambode will today field questions from women of Lagos State at the first Lagos governorship Gender Dialogue holding at the Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja.

 

 

VANGUARD:

Nigerians Need Problem-Solving President – Peterside

Governorship candidate of the APC in Rivers State, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said that Nigeria desperately needs a president with a strong character and bearing to lead the country.

 

 

VANGUARD:

Jonathan: S-West APC Faults Yoruba Leaders On Endorsement

APC in the South West zone hasdescribed the recent post-national coference sunnit where some Yoruba leaders endorsed President Goodluck Jonathan’s second term ambition as an assemblage of strange bedfellows who lacked he political aura to sell the candidacy of the President to reasonable people in he zone.

 

 

NATIONAL MIRROR:

Appeal Court Clears Jonathan To Contest

A five-member panel of the Appeal Court, Abuja, yesterday declared that President Jonathan Goodluck is elgible to contest the rescheduled 28 March, presidential election. The intermediate appellate court entered the verdict after dismissing in its entirety, a suit by one Cyriacus Njoku.

 

 

NATIONAL MIRROR:

Attempt To Remove Jega Will Lead To Crisis – Reps

The House of Representatives yesterday warned that removing the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Attahiru Jega, has the potential of leading to a major crisis in the country.

 

 

 

NATIONAL MIRROR:

Ekiti Varsity Teachers Shun Classes Over Unpaid Salaries

Academic activities were yesterday paralyzed at the Ekiti State University, EKSU, Ado Ekiti, as the lecturers shunned classrooms over non-payment of their salaries for January and Fenbruary. Some students sighted in the classrooms were reading in preparation for their approaching first semester examinations.

 

 

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