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Nigeria Newspaper Headlines Today Friday, September 1, 2017

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Welcome to NaijaNews.com, here is a summary of Nigerian Newspaper headlines for you today, Friday 1 September, 2017.

Emulate Prophet Ibrahim, Buhari urges Nigerians in Eid-el-Kabir message

President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria will make rapid progress on all fronts if citizens re-enact the exemplary virtues typified by Prophet Ibrahim.

In his message to Nigerians on the Eid-el Kabir celebrations, Buhari urged everyone to keep prejudice aside and work to foster the bonds of unity among one another.

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Kenya’s supreme court annuls presidential elections

The Kenyan Supreme Court has annulled Kenya’s presidential elections, citing irregularities in the elections which saw incumbent  President Uhuru Kenyatta declared winner.
The court also ordered a new poll should be held within 60 days.
Recall Kenya’s election commission had declared incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta the winner of last month’s election.

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Eid Mubarak: WAEC holds despite Sallah holiday

The West African Examination Council (WAEC)has re-affirmed that irrespective of the Sallah celebrations, scheduled examinations will still hold.

The exam body disclosed that Agricultural Science and Woodwork examination papers in the ongoing West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for private candidates will take place as planned on Monday, regardless of the public holiday.

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Things you should know about Edgal Imohimi, the new Lagos state commissioner of police

After the confusion which initially trailed the appointment of a new Lagos State commissioner of police, Mr. Imohimi Edgal, yesterday, formally assumed duty as the new Commissioner of Police in Lagos State.

A statement by ASP Olarinde Famous-Cole, spokesman of the command, said that Edgal assumed office following his confirmation as the new Commissioner in Lagos State by the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris.

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Eid Mubarak: Kogi workers reject half sallary for Sallah

Kogi state workers turned down a 50 percent salary offer from the state government for Sallah.

The rejection follows complaints over non-payment of salaries of workers since January 2017, who were screened in the last workers’ verification.

In Bulletin No. 09, released on Thursday, by organised labour in the state, declared that it rejected the proposed half salary, which was for July, The Sun reported.

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Diezani moves out of her London mansion, now leaving in a rented flat

Embattled ex-minister of petroleum resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke has moved out of her £11 million UK property worth, she now lives in a rented flat in the same London building housing the $2.8 million property allegedly bought for her by Jide Omokore and Kola Aluko, her business associates.

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Biafra: Igbo leaders advise Buhari on Nnamdi Kanu

Igbo Delegates Assembly, IDA, a group of Igbos in the 19 northern states and Abuja, has appealed to the federal government to dialogue with Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), and leaders of other groups clamouring for a course.

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