Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 15th May, 2019


NASS leadership: Nwajiuba tasks APC leaders on South-east

The House of Representatives member-elect for Okigwe South Federal Constituency, Hon. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, HCN, has called on the national leadership of the ruling All Progressives  Congress, APC, to consider the South East in the zoning of principal offices, especially the Speakership position.


1,500 Pilgrims to be Airlifted to Israel June 2, Says NCPC

The Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) has said that a total of 1,500 Christian pilgrims will be airlifted to Israel in the first batch of this year’s pilgrimage.
The Head of Media at the pilgrims commission, Mary Gana, who confirmed this to THISDAY on Wednesday morning said the pilgrims would be airlifted from airports in the country including, Lagos, Abuja, Enugu, Port Harcourt, Uyo, Gombe and Yola.

Daily Times

Appeal Court faults CCT order suspending Onnoghen

The Court of Appeal, Abuja Division on Friday, faulted the order issued by the Code of Conduct Tribunal on January 23, 2019 that suspended former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, from office.

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Kaduna PDP Guber Candidate, Ashiru Seek Recount of Ballot Papers At Tribunal

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general elections, Isah Ashiru on has filed an application seeking for a recount of the votes cast during the March 9, 2019, governorship poll.

Daily Trust

Tribunal: PDP, Atiku ask Justice Bulkachuwa to recuse self, as security personnel prevent protesters

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar have asked the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa to recuse herself from conducting the election petitions hearing.

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The Nation

We’ve paid all corps members in Anambra – INEC insists

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Anambra State, on Wednesday, said all corps members involved in electoral duties during the last general elections have received their allowances.


Driver In Court For Sexually Assaulting Stepdaughters

A driver, Abraham Joseph, 35, who was accused of sexually assaulting his two stepdaughters, on Wednesday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

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