Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 21st September

Vanguard

ADAMAWA GOV: Entry of Ahmed, First lady’s brother alters permutation


THE entry of Dr. Mahmood Ahmed into the Adamawa State governorship race on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has changed the political permutation. Some aspirants and members appear jittery on the prospects of Ahmed picking the party’s ticket.

The Nation

Presidency tackles Saraki for disparaging Buhari


The Presidency yesterday lashed Senate President Bukola Saraki for disparaging President Muhammadu Buhari.Dr Saraki, who defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to seek the presidential ticket of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), described Buhari as lacking the vision and capacity to run the country.He spoke when he led his presidential campaign team to visit Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson in Yenagoa, the state capital.

Daily Independent

2019: Wike Denies Nursing Vice Presidential Ambition


P/Harcourt Against a widespread allegation, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has denied nursing any ambition of vying for the position of Vice President of the country as was speculated in certain quarters ahead of the 2019 elections. Governor Wike said though some of the presidential aspirants seeking his support have offered him the position 

ThisDay

APC Bows to Pressure, Governors Have Way over Indirect Primary


The All Progressives Congress (APC) has finally caved in to pressures from its governors, approving the use of indirect primary for the selection of the party’s candidates for the

Guardian

Labour mobilises for strike over alleged stuck minimum wage talks


The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and its allies have begun mobilisation of relevant organs for the commencement of a nationwide strike action next Wednesday over the alleged suspension of new minimum wage negotiation by the Federal Government. NLC President, Ayuba Wabba, who made the disclosure yesterday in Abuja at the 40th anniversary of the Nation

The Sun

Anti-smuggling: Customs seizes 6,669 bags of rice

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), has seized 6,669 bags of rice worth N90 million smuggled into the country through the land border. Addressing newsmen in Lagos yesterday, Deputy Comptroller and National Coordinator, Comptroller General, Strike Force, Mr. Abdullahi Kirawa, said the …

Daily Times

Money Laundering: Court declines Orji Kalus request to stay proceedings


A Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos on Thursday declined to stay further proceedings in the matter brought by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Leadership

Ignore Saraki ‘s Crude Speeches,Presidency Tells Buhari Groups

The Presidency has reacted to the crude speeches hitting the news from Senator Bukola Saraki who recently joined the Peoples Democratic Party with the sole ambition of running as the president of Nigeria. According to a statement by the senior special assistant media to the president, Garba Shehu said in response the condemnable and extremely

Tribune

#OsunDecides2018: Ooni blesses Omisore’s governorship ambition, as SDP rounds off campaign in Ile-Ife


The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, has given his royal blessings to the aspiration of Senator Iyiola Omisore to become the next Osun State governor, as the Social Democratic Party (SDP), staged the

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