Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 26th May

 

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Punch

Court orders IGP, police to pay Delta family N20m over murder

A Delta State High Court sitting in Sapele has ordered the Inspector-General of Police and the Nigeria Police to pay the family of a 41-year-old mechanic, late Samson Efe, from Aghalokpe town in Okpe Local Government Area of the state the sum of N20m for their roles in the death of the

Vanguard

Innoson files motion to suspend execution of order declaring him wanted

Chairman of Innoson Motors, Chief Innocent Chukwuma, who was declared wanted by the order of an Ikeja High Court, Lagos has filed a motion for stay of execution of the order…

The Sun

Benue, Taraba killings caused by spread of sharia ‘Can president

Indicts security agencies, backs Onaiyekan on 2019 presidency President of the Christian Association…

Thisday

Oshiomhole: Buharis Achievements Will Guarantee Victory for APC 

Well win more states and National Assembly seats By Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City Immediate past governor of Edo State, and Chairmanship hopeful of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, yesterday stated that President Muhammadu Buhari’s achievements would propel him to victory in 2019.

Daily Times

APC: Parallel congresses hold in Adamawa, Zamfara, Enugu

As 1 killed in Lagos Kwankwasiyya holds congresses today in KanoThe All Progressives Congresses (APC) local government congress turned violent in Lagos as one person was killed and three others injured amidst incidents that dominated the exercise across the country.

Tribune

Wike is not unaware of Amaechi’s spendings as Rivers governor ‘Ibim Semenitari, former Commissioner for Information

Mrs Ibim Semenitari, the publisher of the Business Eye Magazine, was Commissioner for Information in Rivers State during the administration of former Governor Rotimi Amaechi and was also former acting Managing Director of the Niger 

Leadership

APC Chairmanship: Why We Endorsed Oshiomole ‘ Edo Political Leaders

A political association named Emerging Edo Political Leaders Association (EEPLA), yesterday reflected on the state of affairs in the All Progressives Congress (APC) and declared that the party needs the political experience, negotiating skills and passion of former Edo State governor, Adam Oshiomole, as its national chairman, ahead of the 2019 general elections.

The Nation

We gave lawmakers N17bn to pass 2015 budget Okonjo-Iweala

Former finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has revealed the blackmail and arm twisting that characterised budget passing by the National Assembly during the Goodluck Jonathan Administration.She cited an instance in 2015 when the National Assembly leadership forced the executive arm to part with N17 billion for the federal lawmakers to pass that years budget…

The Herald

N400m fraud: Court closes Metuh’s case in absence of his counsel

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday closed the defence of Olisa Metuh, former spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in spite of the absence of both Metuh and his team of lawyers in court. The judge, Justice Okon Abang, made the pronouncement in a ruling on an application by the prosecuting counsel…

New Telegraph

Buhari, Obasanjo’s quarrel, good for Nigeria ‘Gen. Ikponmwen

The raging war of words between President Muhammadu Buhari and former President Olusegin Obasanjo has been described as a healthy development for Nigeria.. A former Provost Marshal of the Nigeria Army, Brig. Gen. Idada Ikponmwen (rtd), made this view yesterday in a chat with Saturday Telegraph in Abuja. Ikponmwen said the cross-fire between the two

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