Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, August 16, 2018

THISDAY US Embassy Suspends Consular Services in Abuja TCN Allays Fear of Blackout over Labour Protest N’Assembly Committees Begin Consideration of INEC Budget MTN Secures N200bn Loan from 12 Nigerian Banks Kaduna Assembly’s Speaker Declares Seats of Defected Members Vacant APC Alerts INEC, Security Agencies on PDP’s Threat against Osun Election Envoy: India’s Investment in […]

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Political Scientists: The problem with democracy is voters

Consider the curious case of New Jersey in 1916: That summer, there was a string of deadly shark attacks along the Jersey Shore. As a result, Woodrow Wilson lost his home state in the presidential election. Why, you ask? Because the beachfront towns (which rely on tourism) were negatively impacted by the attacks. Though Wilson […]

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Elections are not our problem; the structure is!

The Arabian Peninsula has a very rich history dating 6000BC. The peninsula was occupied by Bedouins…the modern day Arabs. The peninsula is mostly sandy desert, hard rocky mountains, and wetlands around the coastal areas. To say this is one of the most uninhabitable places on earth is an understatement! Summer temperatures are so high that […]

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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Wednesday, August 15, 2019

THISDAY INEC Extends Voters Registration Exercise by Two Weeks, Registers 23 New Parties Lagos Ranked World’s Third Worst City to Live In Osun: PDP Vows to Match APC’s Rigging Machinery Presidency: Buhari Not under Foreign Pressure Not to Run Kaduna Deputy Speaker Resigns NNPC: Investors Relocate 100,000bd Brownfield Refinery from Turkey to Nigeria Osinbajo Orders […]

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Buhari writes National Assembly for more days to complete medical text

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has extended his 10-day vacation and has written to the National Assembly to that effect. The letter signed by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, made available to Journalists by the Personal Assistant to the president on Media engagement, Bashir Ahmad, stated that the extension was necessitated […]

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Nass can’t reconvene without committee’s report on electoral matters – Saraki/Dogora

Senate President Bukola Saraki and Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, say no date has been fixed to reconvene national assembly. President Muhammadu Buhari had urged the national assembly to reconvene so as to approve N242 billion for the 2019 elections. Last week, Yusuf Lasun, deputy speaker of the house of representatives, said […]

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NIGERIAN NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES, TUESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2019

BUSINESSDAY Banks say NCC hurting 9mobile with delayed sale Roadmap to Nigeria’s gas driven economic diversification Nigeria’s Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri $200m rail project and economic impact FAAC disburses N668.90bn to FG, States and LGs as June revenue UN, Alibaba say Africa ripe for e-commerce opportunities These two factors drive today’s oil markets CBN partners commercial banks on […]

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THE EARTH HAS CHANGED ITS AXIS! & The COMING GREAT RAIN IN NIGERIA. by Senator Victor Kassim Isa Oyofo

I write this with every sense of alarm. I am alarmed because of the meaning and I am alarmed because of what it portends. I am alarmed because I know the indifference and complacency of Earthmen. Mostly I am alarmed because Earthmen are playing into the hands of Lucifer, and as a result, most will […]

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BUHARI AND THE SECOND TERM APOLOGISTS BY ‘Fisayo Soyombo

Corruption is fighting back! That is the constant refrain from the people in government and their supporters to criticism of President Muhammadu Buhari or opposition to his re-election ambition. If, for example, you’re a journalist and you believe the President hasn’t done enough to earn a second term, it is because brown envelopes have been […]

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NIGERIAN NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES, MONDAY, AUGUST 13, 2018

BUSINESSDAY Nigeria goes from best to worst as stocks enter bear market Future of Nigerian dairy industry lies on smallholder farmers Bureaucracy, poor budget implementation to dampen growth Is Nigeria’s coffee industry going into extinction Defection not ideal for our democracy ‘ SDP CBN boosts agricultural, raw material sectors with $327m, CYN69m Ripples in Rivers […]

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