Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 30th January

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Punch

Criticism won’t stop Buhari’s anti-corruption war –Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari will not relent in his war against corruption until the scourge is destroyed in the country.

Vanguard

ARMS DEAL: EFCC closes in on Obanikoro’s children over N4.8billion

TWO sons of former Minister of state for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro,  Messr Babajide and  Gbolahan Obanikoro are currently on the radar of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Sources at the anti- graft agency disclosed that N4,745,000,000.00 was traced to a company, Sylvan McNamara Limited, in which they have interest.

The Sun

A Nigerian civil rights activist based in the United States of America, Mr. Smart Ajaja, yes­terday, revealed how some Ni­gerians abroad serve as conduit pipe through which treasury looters starch their ill-gotten wealth abroad.

Guardian

Kogi Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal Relocates To Abuja

THE President of the Appeal Court, Justice Zainab Bulkashua has ordered the immediate relocation of the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Lokoja to Abuja for further sittings and other businesses of the three-member panel.

Daily Trust

Obasanjo, Anyaoku to discuss democracy, development

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo, former Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, and a leading authority on Nigerian affairs, Professor Richard Joseph of the Northwestern University, United States of America, are to lead academics, scholars and activists to discuss  Nigeria’s challenges in democracy, economy and society in Ibadan, Oyo State capital.

Leadership

Govs Should Replicate Buhari’s Anti-Corruption War, Says Arisekola

Governors across the 36 states of the federation have been urged to replicate the on-going anti-corruption war at the centre.

The Nation

I was not sacked by Supreme Court – Oduah

Sen. Stella Oduah On Friday in Abuja, described as “a misinterpretation”, media reports which quoted a Supreme Court judgment to have sacked her and other federal lawmakers from Anambra.

Tribune

Kogi: Bello reinstates sacked 15 LG chairmen

Govenor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has reinstated 15 local government chairmen sacked by his predecessor, Idris Wada, for defecting to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

National Mirror

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