Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today, 25th March

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Punch

Woman arrested for assaulting housemaid with hot iron

A 39-year-old pregnant woman, Mrs. Monica Momodu, has been arrested by the police for allegedly assaulting her housemaid with a hot pressing iron

Vanguard

Economic downturn: Buhari needs God’s intervention — Akiolu

Worried by the economic downturn in the country, Oba of Lagos, Oba Riliwanu Akiolu yesterday urged Nigerians to pray for President Muhammadu Buhari, saying; “He needs God’s intervention to address the country challenges.”

The Sun

Collapsed Building: Lekki Gardens MD Gets Bail on Self-Recognition

Robert Nyong, the Managing Director of Lekki Garden Homes was on Thursday granted bail on self-recognition by Chief Magistrate Afolashade Botoku of an an Ebute Meta Court.

Thisday

I have Three Years More, Buhari Replies Critics

Critics carpeting President Muhammadu Buhari for his perceived slow performance in his 10-month presidency got a reply yesterday with the President responding that the criticisms were too early and hasty since he has three more years to prove his mettle.

Daily Times

Withdrawal of police orderlies

Recently, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr. Solomon Arase ordered all state commands to immediately withdraw police orderlies from politicians and rich private individuals.

Guardian

Two female suicide bombers killed in Maiduguri

Two suspected female suicide bombers were killed in early hours of Friday by Nigerian troops in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

Daily Trust

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, yesterday said the party had resolved to set up a committee to review its constitution in order to streamline it in line with the plan to downsize the Board of Trustees (BoT).

National Mirror

My detention by DSS price for loyalty —Ekiti lawmaker

Ekiti State House of Assembly member, Hon. Afolabi Akanni, who was arrested by men of the Department of State Services, DSS recently, arrived Ekiti State yesterday to the waiting hands of a crowd of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP members and supporters led by the Deputy Governor, Dr Olusola Kolapo and the Speaker, Hon. Kolawole Oluwawole. Akanni, representing Efon constituency, who was arrested on March 4 by DSS and detained in Abuja until his release on Tuesday after spending 18 days in detention, said his incarceration was a form of punishment for his loyalty to the state governor.

Leadership

Why Customs Banned Importation Of Rice Through Land Borders – CG

The Comptroller-general of the Nigerian Customs Service, Col Hameed Ali (rtd) has said that the service decided to ban importation of rice through land borders after it observed that the dwindling revenue from rice imports through the land borders did not match the volume of rice landed in neighboring ports.

The Nation

Army rescues abducted women in Madagali

Capt A.O. Fadare, the Public Relations Officer of 28 Task Force Brigade Mubi in Adamawa, said some of the women abducted by insurgents in Madagali had been rescued.

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