Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today, 27th January

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Punch

PDP trying to destroy my relationship with Buhari – Tinubu

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, says there is a deliberate plot by some individuals to rub his name in the mud through fictitious reports in various blogs and the social media.

Vanguard

Edo 2016: Mayaki accuses PDP of plots to blackmail Oshiomhole

A Senior Special Assistant on Media Affairs to Edo State Governor, Mr. John Mayaki, has accused the state chapter of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of plots to blackmail Governor Adams Oshiomhole in the build-up to the 2016 governorship election.

The Sun

Metuh collected N400m for 3 vehicles, lawyer tells court

Trial of the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party [PDP], Chief Olisa Metuh, continued yesterday with the Office of the National Security Adviser [ONSA] tendering documents relating to the payment of N400 million into the account of Destra Investment Limited, owned by Metuh.

Guardian

Buhari leaves for Kenya, Ethiopia

President Muhammadu Buhari will leave Abuja today on a three-day state visit to Kenya. The President will also head to Ethiopia at the conclusion of his visit to Kenya.

Daily Trust

FG targets N150bn Abacha, Ibori loots

The federal government will appoint a foreign lawyer in its effort to recover a total of N150 billion stashed abroad by late former Head of State, General Sani Abacha and former Delta state governor, James Ibori.

Leadership

Armsgate: Sponsors Of Boko Haram Behind Calls For Buratai’s Probe – Group

The Nigerians in Diaspora Monitoring Group has accused those it described as sponsors of the Boko Haram insurgents as being behind the recent call for the probe of the Chief of Army Staff, General Tukur Buratai.

National Mirror

Mr. President received the US Secretary of Commerce Ms. Penny Pritzke

Mr. President received the US Secretary of Commerce Ms. Penny Pritzker at the State house today January 26th. Ms Pritzker said she was directed by President Obama to lead a 10-man American business men and women team to Nigeria to seek ways the two countries can partner.

Tribune

Ex-IGP, Sunday Adewusi, dies at 79

FORMER Inspector General of Police, Chief Sunday Adewusi, on Tuesday, died around 8.30 p.m. at the National Hospital, Area 11, Abuja.

The Nation

More shocking corruption reports coming, says govt

Critics of the Muhammadu Buhari administration’s anti-corruption crusade yesterday got a reply – no intimidation or blackmail will stop the war.

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