Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 12th January

Vanguard

KWARA 2019: Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq shuts down Ilorin

It was a carnival of a sort,as the ancient city of Ilorin,Kwara state capital, was shut down for the better part of Thursday when the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC)Alh Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq went on a road show to campaign for President Muhammadu Buhari,himself and other candidates of the party ahead of the fast approaching elections.

Thisday

Ben Murray Bruce: Though I’m a Radical, I Can’t Put a Dog or Bird in a Cage… I Can’t Put a Fish in a Fish Bowl

Senator Ben Murray Bruce tellsNduka Nwosu the story of his life, his family, politics, the men and women as well as the events that have helped to shape his worldview in the complex life of a politician and businessman

The Sun

Military-Civilian handover: Obasanjo, third, not first in Africa

I have over the years noticed with great embarrassment as a Nigerian a serious historical inaccuracy which our mass media continue to carry on the question of voluntary military handover of government to civilian government.

Daily Times

Gov Ishaku, Danladi, Alhassan absent as guber candidates sign peace accord in Taraba

Three major contenders in the March 2nd governorship election in Taraba State, incumbent Governor Darius Dickson Ishaku of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Sani Abubakar Danladi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Senator Aisha Jummai Alhassan of the United Democratic Party (UDP) were absent during a Peace Accord signed between the Police and the Gubernatorial Candidates in the State. This was observed by the Taraba State Commissioner of Police, CP. David Akinremi during the signing of the Peace Accord held yesterday at the Police Command Headquarters, Jalingo.

New Telegraph

Melaye moved to DSS’ medical facility –Police

The Nigeria Police yesterday, announced the transfer of Senator representing Kogi West at the National Assembly, Mr. Dino Melaye, to a medical facility operated by the Department of State Services (DSS).

The Nation

Police relocate Melaye to DSS clinic

MASKED policemen yesterday stormed the Abuja hospital where detained Senator Dino Melaye was receiving treatment and took him away in a security vehicle.

Tribune

2019 : 61 Political Parties Rejects INEC Draft Election Guidelines

Ahead of the General elections starting from February 16, this year, 61 registered political parties have rejected draft guidelines for the Conduct of the polls released by the Independent Electoral Commission ‎, INEC, alleging that the new eight clauses were designed to ruin the elections.

Daily Trust

APC, PDP trade words as political thuggery takes toll in Sokoto

There is accusation and counter accusation between the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) over the alarming rate of political thuggery in the state

 

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