Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 21st March

 

Punch

Presidency confirms release of Dapchi girls

The Presidency on Wednesday confirmed the release of students of Government Girls’ Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State who were abducted by the Boko Haram sect on February 19.

Vanguard

Breaking: Dapchi girls have been brought back – parents

Parents of the 110 schoolgirls of the Government Girls Technical College in Dapchi, Yobe state who were abducted over a month ago have said that the girls have been brought back…

The Sun

$9m Cash Allegedly Discovered in Home of Ex-Amnesty Boss, Boroh

One year after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) discovered a whopping $44.3 million at a luxury apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos, the anti-graft agency, in conjunction with the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA), has allegedly unearthed…

Thisday

Soldiers nab wanted Boko Haram terror suspect, 3 others in Borno

The Nigerian Army says its soldiers on counterinsurgency operations in the northeast have arrested one Bubayi Isa, a wanted Boko Haram terrorist in Borno state.

Daily Times

‘PDP has crossed from pride to shame’ — Orubebe writes Secondus

MARCH 20, 2018 Former minister of Niger Delta Affairs Godsday Orubebe, has said that the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), has crossed from pride to shame. In an open letter to the national chairman, Uche Secondus, Orubebe said the party is suffering from a post-traumatic stress disorder and would need sustainable ideas to bounce back to reckoning.

Guardian

Military, police, PDP differ over Amnesty report on Dapchi schoolgirls

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has dismissed the Amnesty International (AI) report indicting security forces over the abduction of the 110 students of Government Girls Secondary Technical College (GGSTC), Dapchi, in Yobe State by Boko Haram terrorists.

Daily Trust

Corruption no longer threat to economy — Oyegun

The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, says corruption no longer poses a threat to the national economy because of the war being waged against it by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration.

Tribune

Wike woos European investors to Rivers State

THE Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has invited leading European investors to come and establish business in the state saying that the government has eliminated all impediments to investment and instituted expeditious processes to facilitate the ease of establishing businesses.

Leadership

Breaking: Dapchi Girls Regain Freedom

Reports Reaching LEADERSHIP says  Boko Haram today returned 105 girls kidnapped from a high school compound in Dapchi a few weeks ago.

The Nation

Nigeria can never survive without North, says ACF

The debate on Nigeria’s future continued yesterday, with the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) declaring that this country cannot survive without the North.

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