Nigerian Newspaper headlines Today: March 14th

Punch

Benue: Buhari queries IG, demands full report of police operations

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday summoned the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Vanguard

Election re-ordering: Senators commence moves to override Buhari’s veto

FOLLOWING President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to assent to the new amendment to the Electoral Act, which seeks to re-order the sequence of the polls during general elections, strong indications emerged yesterday that Senators have begun moves to override his…

The Sun

Buhari summons, queries IGP for ‘flouting orders’

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday morning summoned and met with the Inspector-General of Police Ibrahim Idris over his reported failure to relocate to Benue after the killings as directed.

Thisday

2019 Polls Take Centre Stage, Buhari Vetoes Electoral Act Amendment

With an eye on the 2019 elections, President Muhammadu Buhari has communicated his decision to the National Assembly to withhold his assent to the Electoral Amendment Bill, 2018, which is proposing a change to the sequencing of elections in the country.

Daily Times

Buhari’s Bombshell: Anxiety at force headquarters as IGP refuses to show up

Anxiety and suspense have gripped the hierarchy of the officers of the Nigeria Police Force as the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris has failed to turn up in the office.

Guardian

PDP, Afenifere, ex-minister flay Buhari for admitting IGP’s disobedience

The main opposition, People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, and former Minister of State for Defence, Dr. Olu Agunloye, have tackled President Muhammadu Buhari over his remarks on Monday in Makurdi that he was unaware that the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, did not relocate to Benue State in the heat of the killings as ordered by him.

Daily Trust

Again, Senate says no date for budget passage

The Senate yesterday said no date has been fixed for passage of the 2018 budget.

Leadership

Laying Of Tracks For Lagos-Ibadan Rail Begins April – FG

The federal government has said that laying of tracks for standard gauge railway line from Lagos to Ibadan would commence in April this year.

Tribune

Okorocha explains choice of son-in-law as successor

GOVERNOR Rochas Okorocha of Imo on Tuesday cleared the air on why he is endorsing his son-in-law, Mr Uche Nwosu, to take over from him as governor.

The Nation

Lassa fever kills three in Ekiti

A fresh outbreak of Lassa fever has reportedly killed three persons in Ekiti State, the Commissioner for Health, Dr. Rotimi Ojo, has said.

 

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