Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today; March 19



Military shuns court order to stay away from Rivers rerun •••deploys soldiers, says action constitutional

The Nigerian Army may have shunned a Rivers State High Court order restraining it from being part of today’s state and National rerun elections.

The Sun

Okorocha sacks SSG

Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, has sacked Jude Ejiogu, secretary to government , with immediate effect.


The Executive Director, Nigerian Inter-faith Action Association, Bishop Sunday Onuoha says Nigeria needs peace and harmony to be able to achieve meaningful development.


INEC Officials Shot in Wike’s LGA

A report has it that INEC officials were shot in Obia/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State where Governor Nyesom Wike comes from.

Daily Times

Why you must diagnose before treating malaria

More often than not, when people have a temperature above the normal range due to an increase in the body’s temperature set-point, it is assumed to be malaria.  Majorly because  initial symptoms of malaria.


Police confirm 9 killed in village attack in Zamfara

The Nigerian Police Zamfara Command,  on Saturday said that nine persons were killed by unknown gunmen  at Fanteka Village in Daraga District , Zamafa Sate.


A 23-year-old electrician has been sentenced to six weeks’ imprisonment by an Abuja Grade 1 Area Court for attempting to defraud a pastor in Kubwa, Abuja.


 Kano’s Unfolding Political Drama Of ‘Kwankwasiyya Amana’ And ‘Gandujiyya Akida’

The unfolding battle of wit in Kano over who controls political power in the state is taking a deeper crisis dimension.

The Nation

I thank God I lost 2015 governorship election”

Former Oyo state governor, Otunba Christopher Alao Akala, has said that he was grateful to God for not allowing him to win the 2015 governorship election in Oyo state, saying he would not have been able to cope with the dwindling resources accruing to the states currently.


Accident averted as two BRT buses avoid collision (PHOTOS)

What would have been a calamitous scene was averted at Mile 12 bus stop as two BRT buses were inches away from colliding with each other.




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