Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today, 13th December

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Punch

Anti-graft war selective –Ekweremadu

Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu and the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Olisa Metuh, on Saturday faulted the leadership style of President Muhammadu Buhari.

http://www.punchng.com/anti-graft-war-selective-ekweremadu/

Vanguard

What Soyinka failed to say about Jonathan, Buhari

In a recent interview he granted Channels Television, Prof Wole Soyinka’s attempt at assessing the last general elections and the outcomes, where he praised the Buhari administration to high heavens and concluded dogmatically that Nigeria would have collapsed if former President Goodluck Jonathan had won the 2015 polls, muddled up his own public record and left our own W.S. punching below his weight.

http://www.vanguardngr.com/2015/12/what-soyinka-failed-to-say-about-jonathan-buhari/

The Sun

Undergraduate in soup for impersonating Oyo First Lady on Facebook

A 400-Level student of History and Inter­national Relations in a private univer­sity in Osun State, Adubi, who was arrested by men of Oyo State police command for allegedly impersonat­ing Mrs. Florence Ajimobi, wife of Oyo State governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, on Facebook, has said the heavy burden of paying his school fees forced him into the crime.

http://sunnewsonline.com/new/undergraduate-in-soup-for-impersonating-oyo-first-lady-on-facebook/

ThisDay

Army Chief, Buratai, Escapes Assassination

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Saturday escaped an attempt on his life when members of  the Shiite Islamic Sect attacked his  convoy in Zaria, Kaduna State. The attack, which was repelled by his security detail, may have left  at least three people dead with over 20 others injured.

http://www.thisdaylive.com/articles/army-chief-buratai-escapes-assassination/227885/

Guardian

Chronology Of Boko Haram Attacks

Since scaling up their gruesome activities from attacking police stations and government installations principally within the Borno/Yobe axis to indiscriminate attack on anyone and anything in its way or not, Boko Haram may have surpassed even the ISIS in its terror campaign in the last 10 years

http://www.ngrguardiannews.com/2015/12/chronology-of-boko-haram-attacks/

Daily Trust

More than half of N522.3bn subsidy claim is fictitious – Sen Ndume
Senate Leader Mohammed Ali Ndume raised dust on the floor of the Senate when he alleged that the lawmakers were blackmailed into passing the supplementary budget on oil subsidy. In this interview, he expatiates on issues revolving around the fuel subsidy.

Leadership

Biafra: An Orphaned Agitation

In a demonstration of a stance that differs with their age-long marginalisation refrain, Igbo leaders have refused to subscribe to the pro-Biafra movements, whose idea is a better deal for the people, under an independent sovereign state. Tony Egbulefu writes..

http://leadership.ng/news/482983/biafra-orphaned-agitation

National Mirror

Buhari thanks musicians for contributing to APC’s victory

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Ka­duna formally expressed his gratitude and that of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the tremendous con­tributions artistes made to the party’s victory in this year’s general elections.

http://nationalmirroronline.net/new/buhari-thanks-musicians-for-contributing-to-apcs-victory/

The Nation

I gave N600 million to George, Odili, Bafarawa, Nwobodo, others -Ex-minister Yuguda

The embattled former Minister of State, Bashir Yuguda, has told the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) that he gave a total of N600million cash to six chairmen of the Contact and Mobilisation Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2015 general election.

http://thenationonlineng.net/i-gave-n600-million-to-george-odili-bafarawa-nwobodo-others-ex-minister-yuguda/

Tribune

I’m set for Rerun election – Mark

FORMER Senate President, Senator David Mark, has stated that not minding the provocative judgment of the appeal court, he is set for the rerun election just as he said that no external force would be able to penetrate Idomaland.

http://tribuneonlineng.com/i%E2%80%99m-set-for-rerun-election-%E2%80%94mark

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