Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 16th May, 2019

Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today


Gov Emmanuel sets up 5-man c’ttee on projects verification, compilation

GOVERNOR Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has inaugurated a five-man committee to verify and compile all projects executed in the state since the inception of his administration.


Ekiti Govt, PDP Clash over Move to Register Herders in Ekiti

The Ekiti State Government and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are currently embroiled in crisis over alleged move to register cattle rearers domiciled in the state.

The Sun

FG threatens to blacklist communities vandalising projects

The Federal Government on Wednesday, said it would no longer site economic infrastructures in communities that vandalise developmental projects located in their domains.


Ruggedman Issues Apology About Naira Marley’s Arrest

Since the news of the arrest of singer, Naira Marley by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on suspicion of connection to internet fraud better known as yahoo yahoo, many Nigerian youths have been laying blame on the doorstep of veteran singer, Rugggedman.

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Zamfara: Bandits Abduct 3-month-old Baby, 7 Others, Kill 2

Security forces are now trailing yet to be identified gunmen who invaded Kanoma village in Maru local government area of Zamfara State and abducted seven persons, including a three month old baby along with her mother, killing two people.

Daily Trust

Reps: INEC withdraws Kawu Sumaila’s certificate of return, gives Dambazau

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has issued Certificate of Return to Mohammed Shamsuddeen Dambazau as the House of Representatives Member-elect for Sumaila/Takai Federal Constituency in Kano State on the platform of the APC.

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The Nation

Lawan: battle for Senate President not do-or-die

Ahead of the inauguration of the Ninth Senate and the election of a new Senate President, the Senate Leader, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, yesterday said the battle for the exalted position is not a do-or-die affair.


APC Leaders Behind My Ordeal, Okorocha Alleges

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has attributed his current political travails to some national leaders of the All Progressives Party (APC), whom, he objected to their emergence.

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