Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 13th March


Punch News

Ocholi’s driver does not have driving licence, FRSC insists

The Federal Road Safety Commission is insisting that the late Minister of State, Labour and Employment, Mr. James Ocholi’s driver had no driving licence record with the commission.

The Sun

Minister denies saying economy beyond Buhari’s control

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has refuted reports that while speaking on a radio show on Saturday, he claimed the Nigerian economy had gone out of the control of the current administration led by President Muhammadu Buhari


Don’t Expect Magic from APC, Says Bauchi Governor

The Governor of Bauchi state, Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar, has said that Nigerians should not see leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as magicians who can turn around the country’s economic rot within a short space of time.


‘Felix Ibru death shock to Urhobo nation

The Urhobo Progressive Union (UPU) of Delta on Saturday confirmed the death of Chief Felix Ibru, after a brief illness at the age of 80 years.

Daily Times

Ooni of Ife welcomes new Olori from Benin

Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi, OJaja 1 on Saturday married a new wife, Wuraola Otiti, a daughter of the families of Obanor and Obayuwana, in Benin City.

Daily Trust

One person held for electoral violence

The Akwa Ibom state Commissioner of Police, Murtala Mani, yesterday said that one person was arrested in connection with electoral violence during the re-run election held throughout the affected four local government areas.


Fayose Accuses DSS Of Rascality, Usurping Of Police, EFCC Functions

Ekiti State governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has accused the Department of State Services (DSS) of usurping the statutory roles of the police, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences (ICPC).

National Mirror

Amaechi, Wike in war of words over Rivers rerun poll

The immediate past Rivers State Governor and Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi and his successor, Chief Nyesom Wike yesterday engaged in a blistering war of words over the upcoming state and National Assembly re-run elections slated for March 19 Ameachi described Wike as an illiterate stating he was ready for any action from Wike during the re-run elections.

The Nation

Okada robbery gang members arrested

Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested three teenage robbers, who specialise in “okada” snatch and run” .

Daily Independent

Army Kills Fourty Boko Haram Terrorists, Destroy Alajeri Camp

The army on Saturday said it has destroyed the Boko Haram camp in Alajeri, Guzamala Local Government Area of Borno State.





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