Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today, 10th January



Security agents ordered to arrest ex-Customs boss, Dikko, at airport

The Federal Government may have ordered security agents at the nation’s airports and borders to place embattled Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service, Abdullahi Dikko, under arrest as soon as he is sighted



DSS releases Faleke, Audu’s son

Lokoja – A Kogi State Dep. Governor-elect, Mr James Faleke has been released by the operatives of the Directorate of the State Security Service (DSS).

The Sun

Buhari’s anti-corruption war “hugely successful” — APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it is aware of the “intensified orchestrated attacks by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and their agents on the hugely successful war against corruption being waged by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration”.


75-year-old Man Burnt to Death in Osun

Residents of Isale-Aro area of Osogbo, capital of Osun state, have been thrown into mourning after fire burnt a 75-year-old man, Lamina Ishola, to death. The fire incident, according to an eyewitness account, started around 9:00pm on Thursday.

Daily Times

I joined APC to actualise my ambition – Ekwunife

Uche Ekwunife, former Senator representing Anambra Central Senatorial District before her election was annulled by a court, has said that she decided to take a walk from the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) to actualise her ambition.

Daily Trust

What becomes of David Mark?

From all indication, the rerun of Benue State south senatorial election ordered by an appellate court between the former senate president, David Mark, and All Progressives Congress (APC)’s candidate, Daniel Onjeh would not be a walkover for either of the contestants.

National Mirror

‘How Stella, my childhood friend, ruined my marriage’


Bayelsa: Dickson Leads As Collation Continues Today

Results from the local governments where the rerun governorship election was held in Bayelsa State, yesterday, released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) showed that Seriake Dickson, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and incumbent governor of the state was coasting to victory.

The Nation

Soldiers arrest ballot box snatching suspects

Two persons suspected to be agents of one of the political parties involved in yesterday’s supplementary governorship election in Bayelsa were arrested for allegedly snatching a ballot box.


Aregbesola has put Osun in bondage —PDP chairman

The chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State, Alhaji Gani Olaoluwa, speaks with MOSES ALAO on the state of Osun State and the activities of Governor Rauf Aregbesola, whose government clocked five years in office recently.