Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 16th March

Vanguard

Lagos building collapse: Ambode pulls down four buildings, 77 others for immediate demolition

Following the collapse of three-storey building that claimed 20 persons in Lagos, the State Government, yesterday, demolished four buildings and 77 others marked for immediate demolition.

Thisday

I Was Tortured to Implicate Bukola Saraki, Says Offa Robbery Suspect

One of the suspects in the April 5, 2018 bank robberies in Offa, Kwara State, Ayoade Akinnibosun, yesterday told a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin how  the police coerced him to implicate Senate President Bukola Saraki.

The Sun

Rivers APC crisis: Amaechi, Magnus Abe fight dirty over Buhari

The Senator representing Rivers South-East District in the National Assembly, Magnus Ngei Abe has called on the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi and his supporters in Rivers State to stop abusing President Muhammadu Buhari over the predicament of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the State.

Leadership

Police Arrest 5 More Suspects Over Slain Oyo Rep

Another set of five suspects has been arrested by the police in connection with the murder of a member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Olatoye Temitope popularly as Sugar. He was killed during the presidential and National Assembly elections in Ibadan, Oyo State.

Daily Trust

FG condemns terrorist attack on places of worship in New Zealand

The Federal Government has condemned the terrorist attack on two places of worship in the city of Christchurch in New Zealand.

The Nation

Governorship poll: Our victory will be sweet, says Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has called on the people of Rivers State to remain calm as the success of the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) in the March 9 governorship election would be a sweet victory in the end.

Tribune

Makinde Attends Jumat Service In Ibadan, Says He’s Working On Smooth Take Over

Oyo State governor-elect, Engineer Seyi Makinde, on Friday, attended Jumat service at Ibadan Central Mosque, Oja’ba, Ibadan, to express his appreciation to the Islamic clerics and Muslim faithful in Ibadan, where he assured them that he has already started working in preparation for the eventual takeover on May 29, 2019.

 

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