Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Monday, August 19, 2019

PUNCH Bayelsa appointees collected N859.540m in two months Folarin asks el-Rufai, others to stop 2023 debate Igbonu hits brace, Aribo on target UFC: Yusuff knocks out Benitez I didnt influence deputy governors nomination Abioduns wife Three corps members die in Katsina crash Flood kills one, wreaks havoc in Gombe Niger flood victims cry for help […]

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As Nigeria’s judges get set to cast the final votes in the 2019 elections by Chidi Anselm Odinkalu

Every election cycle in Nigeria has three seasons. The campaign season belongs to the parties, the politicians and their godfathers. This is followed by the voting season, during which the security agencies and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) hold sway. Thereafter, matters shift to the courts for the dispute resolution season, which belongs to […]

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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Sunday, August 18, 2019

PUNCH Why kidnapping, robbery are increasing in South-West AIG Zone 11, Oyebade Alibaba in $15bn listing dilemma Obasanjo tackled security problems properly Afolayan, Ex-Chief of Naval Staff Forex ban on food imports will create paradise for smugglers LCCI DG, Yusuf 20 injured as massive blast hits Kabul wedding I was attacked by IPOB members in […]

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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Saturday, August 17, 2019

PUNCH Akwa Ibom businesswoman stripped naked by councillor: Compromise by factions in Edo crisis wont solve problem Odigie-Oyegun Forex ban on food imports coming at a wrong time Economics professor, Ayinde NASS leadership, management lament as complex deteriorates Flood kills one in Bauchi, renders many homeless Fulani herdsmen ARE also kidnapped, robbed Miyetti Allah South-East […]

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Ex-President Jonathan Calls for Global Collaboration in Peace-building

Chairman and Founder of the Goodluck Jonathan Foundation, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has called for global collaboration in peace-building, stressing that world leaders need to work together to be able to surmount the huge security and economic challenges faced by various nations. He said: “We can never overemphasize the need for global collaboration in peace-building. The […]

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Ahead Guber Elections in Bayelsa, Kogi, Edo States: Ex-APC Presidential Aspirants Urge Oshiomhole to Harmonize Party

PRESS RELEASE 14th August, 2019 Warri, Delta State PRESS STATEMENT CALLING ON THE NATIONAL CHAIRMAN OF THE ALL PROGRESSIVE CONGRESS APC COMRADE ADAMS OSHIMHOLE TO PUT HIS HOUSE IN ORDER AHEAD OF THE FORTHCOMING GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION IN BAYELSA, KOGI AND EDO STATE ELECTION IN NOVEMBER, 2019 Gentleman of the press, I Alhaji Mumakai-Unagha, a chieftain […]

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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Friday, August 16, 2019

  DAILY TRUST Ohaneze to Igbo: It’s too early to start 2023 politics PDP a disappointment in Bayelsa ‘ Amb Oboro Tribunal: Imo APC chides PDP for spreading rumours Benue gov’ship: INEC completes defence on Jime’s evidence Railway: We `ll no longer treat roof top riding with levity- NRC Police arrest lady who allegedly locked […]

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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, August 15, 2019

BLUEPRINT Tinubu, Mustapha of plotting against Igbo 2023 interest- Group PDP founding member, 2500 others defect to APC in Bayelsa INEC has no power to sack me ‘ ex-REC Why I’ll give quality representation ‘ Balogun Updated: Nigeria Prisons Service now Nigerian Correctional Service Be strategic, experts caution Buhari on food sufficiency claim Pictures: Back-up […]

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A Note to President Buhari: Omoyele Sowore – Nigeria’s Wrong Prisoner, By Niyi Osundare

The 2015 general elections had just ended, with Nigeria’s ‘achievement’ of an unprecedented transition from one civilian government to another. The losers were beginning to lick their wounds, while the gladiators in the winning party were busy strategising for the ways and means of cornering the juiciest portions of the spoils from the just-concluded electoral […]

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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, August 14, 2019

  NEW TELEGRAPH Sowore: Saving Nigeria from dictatorship Umunya monarch, subjects at war Methodist Prelate to Buhari: S’East’s turn to produce president in 2023 not negotiable Anambra monarch decries cult activities in Ogidi community 200 missing passports recovered, says NAHCON Enugu community passes no confidence vote in monarch Joe Igbokwe, 12 others make Sanwo-Olu’s final […]

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