Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today, 18th December

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Punch

I’ve no apology kneeling down to worship God – Ooni

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has said he owes nobody any apology for kneeling down to worship God during the thanksgiving service held in his honour at the Paul’s Anglican Church, Ife, after his coronation.

http://www.punchng.com/ive-no-apology-kneeling-down-to-worship-god-ooni/

Vanguard

Lagos budgets N665.588bn for 2016

The governor, who christened the 2016 budget “The Peoples Budget” said it is an improvement of 26 percent over the budgets of 2014 and 2015 respectively which stood at N489.6 billion individually.

http://www.vanguardngr.com/2015/12/lagos-budgets-n665-588bn-for-2016/

The Sun

APC should face governance

DURING the 2015 electioneering campaigns, many Nigerians had fears whether the All Progressives Congress (APC) would be able to fulfill most of its electoral promises or not. They were not so sure if APC would govern Nigeria better than the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

http://sunnewsonline.com/new/apc-should-face-governance/

ThisDay

Buhari Holds Low-key 73rd Birthday Celebration

The Presidential Villa on Thursday witnessed  short military parade to celebrate President Muhammadu Buhari 73rd birthday.

http://www.thisdaylive.com/articles/buhari-holds-low-key-73rd-birthday-celebration/228318/

Daily Times

Buhari-led APC govt has lost focus – Fadairo

The former chairman of Ogun State People Democratic Party (PDP), member of National Executive Council (NEC) of PDP and the ex-chairman of governing council of Yaba College of Technology, Chief Joju Fadairo, has said that the plan by the Buhari administration on selective probing to fight corruption in the country was unjustified.

http://dailytimes.com.ng/buhari-led-apc-govt-lost-focus-fadairo/

 

Guardian

Police ban religious processions in Sokoto State

The Police in Sokoto have banned indefinitely all forms of processions by all religious groups across the 23 local government areas of the state.

http://www.ngrguardiannews.com/2015/12/police-ban-religious-processions-in-sokoto-state/

Daily Trust

Why we settled for Bello – Oyegun

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, yesterday gave more reasons why the party settled for Alhaji Yahaya Bello as its governorship candidate in Kogi State.

Leadership

Arms Deal: EFCC To Invite Okonjo-Iweala, Others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has revealed that it will invite top officials in the Goodluck Jonathan administration that had a hand in the disbursement of funds related to the arms purchase.

http://leadership.ng/news/484296/arms-deal-efcc-invite-okonjo-iweala-others

The Nation

Lagos begins security surveillance with choppers, gun boats

LAGOS crime-fighting outfit – Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has launched a routine surveillance on some identified dark spots in the state with a test-run of the newly acquired helicopters and gunboats.

http://thenationonlineng.net/lagos-begins-security-surveillance-with-choppers-gun-boats/

Tribune

Senate backs Buhari’s anti-corruption war

THE Senate, on Thursday, announced its readiness to back the anti-corruption drive of President Muhammadu Buhari.

http://tribuneonlineng.com/senate-backs-buhari%E2%80%99s-anti-corruption-war

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