Here are some selected headlines in Nigerian newspapers today, August 30, 2017.
Buhari probing AGF, Magu’s face-off, says FG
FG decides on ASUU’s demands today as union shuns meeting
55 NNPC top managers affected in major shake-up
NAF airlifts relief materials to S’Leone, rotates...
A quick look into various pictures of President Muhammadu Buhari shows that the President is so much in love reading the most widely circulated Newspaper in Nigeria, The Nation Newspaper.
The newspaper which recently celebrated 10 years of existence has been rumored in some quarters that it is...
buhari reading newspaper
A teacher in Igede Ekiti, the headquarters of Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Government Area in Ekiti State, on Sunday stole a pot of amala (yam flour meal) from a neighbour’s flat.
The incident, which happened at Odogede area of the town at about 1.30pm, caused a stir among the locals who sympathised...
ekiti state news
Ondo State Governor Olusegun Mimiko has raised the alarm over the incessant killings and wanton destruction of property by Fulani herdsmen in various parts of the country.
According to TheNation, the governor urged religious leaders to pray more for peace in the country.
Mimiko spoke when the...
The Secretary of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) Reconciliation/Interim Management Committee, Lawson Ngoa in a statement yesterday heaped the blame for the petroleum product scarcity on the door step of leadership tussle in IPMAN.
The lingering leadership...
Several former high-ranking officials in the Jonathan administration are begging the Federal Government and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to shelve plans to put them on trial and have started returning looted funds,The Nation learnt
According to The Nation, four of such...
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A 20-year old man identified as Omoatama Akachor has been remanded in prison custody for using a locally made gun to rob six Joy soap worth N360 and three cans of Peak Milk valued at N900.
Police Prosecutor, Sergeant Olatoye Oluwaseun, listed other items robbed by the accused to include N15,000...
Tension in the camp of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan following fears of more arrests of suspects over the $2.1billion phoney arms deals.
There were indications last night that more former Ministers in Jonathan’s cabinet and some former public officers might be picked up by the Economic and...
nigeria's arms deal
Two robbery suspects have been reportedly buried alive by two siblings at Igbokoda, headquarters of Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State for allegedly stealing N130,000, TheNation reports.
The siblings-Omoniyi Alaleran and Oluwaseun Enikuomehin- accused Igbekele Orisabinole and Ogbaro...
ondo state news
The Special Investigative Panel on Arms Procurement by the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) has invited more serving and retired military officers.
According to theNation, the list of the affected officers has been sent to their units.
It was learnt that some officers holding...
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Nigerian soldiers believed to have come from 144 Battalion, which is under Ohafia 14 Brigade, stormed St. Michael’s Road at about 7am, in two Hilux vans and seized the papers bearing Biafra reports.
The Nation reports that Newspaper vendors in Aba, Abia State, are counting their losses...
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newspaper vendors in abia
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has uncovered how N3.145b was paid into the accounts of six chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) and Goodluck Support Group (GSG) by the Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN) in the build-up to the 2015 presidential election.
The security personnel attached to the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, Justice Danladi Umar has been strengthened ahead of tomorrow’s trial of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki.
The Nation reports that more undercover security agents have been drafted to Umar’s residence and...
Aaron James Ocholi, son of the late Minister of State for Labour and Employment, James Ocholi, has finally reacted to the death of his late father.
Aaron, yesterday said that the four children left behind by the late Minister will strive to fulfil their parents’ dream for them.
In a brief...
The operatives of the Lagos State Police Command on Monday nabbed two suspected robbers around Ijora-Badia axis of the state.
The suspect, Abdullah Isiaka, and his partners in crime, identified simply as Governor, Abel and Brigadier, used to operate at Ebute-Metta, Lagos State.
The duo, it was...
The Price of sachet water, popularly known as ‘pure water’ has skyrocketed to N10 from N20 per sachet while bottled water rose from N50 to between N70 and N80 in some parts of Edo State, The Nation reports.
Speaking with The Nation in Benin City, the Edo State capital, a ‘pure water’ hawker...
price of pure water now n20 in edo state
The Lagos State Police Command last Friday paraded three members of the gang that allegedly robbed the Festac branch of popular online retailer, Jumia on October 29, 2015. The gang looted N1.2 million in cash, phones, laptops and clothes.
The gang was smashed following a tip-off received by the...
The Kogi state House of Assembly on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Simon Achuba as deputy governor of the state.
Achuba, a former two-time member of the Kogi House of Assembly, was unanimously confirmed by members of the house, following a motion for his confirmation by Hon. Sunday...
President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the immediate online publishing of the proposed 2016 budget in order to welcome well-meaning criticism of its policies, its budget and expenditure from Nigerians.
Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, who stated this in a statement...
The state government last Friday inaugurated five Mobile Court buses for road traffic offenders, with a pledge to end impunity on the roads.
The Chief Judge of the State, Justice Olufunmilayo Atilade and the State’s Attorney General, Kazeem Adeniji, restated their commitments to ridding Lagos...
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