Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today; March 20

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The Sun

APC govt setting Nigeria on path of anarchy, says Fayose

EKITI State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has raised the alarm over the fate of democ­racy in Nigeria, saying the open display of contempt for free, fair and transparent elec­tion by the All Progressives Congress (APC) government of President Muhammadu Bu­hari as witnessed in Rivers State rerun poll held yesterday, could set Nigeria on the path of anarchy.

 

Daily Trust

 Alao-Akala: Why I thank God for not winning 2015 Gov poll

A former Governor of Oyo state, Adebayo Alao-Akala, has said that the dwindling monthly allocation is the reason why he recently thanked God for not winning the 2015 governorship election on the platform of the Labour Party (LP).

Guardian

Again, building collapses in Lagos, one dead

Few days after 34 construction workers were killed in a building collapse in the Lekki area of Lagos metropolis, another occurred yesterday at the Mile 12 area, killing at least one person.

Leadership

Police Games: PMB Wants Police To Unearth Talents

President Muhammadu Buhari has charged the Nigerian police Force (NPF) to maintain its tradition of discovering talents for the development of sports in the country. Buhari gave the charge yesterday, while declaring open 11th Biannual Police Games at the National Stadium, Abuja.

National Mirror

 

4 killed, SSG, Wike’s aide, others arrested

No fewer than four persons were feared killed during the parliamentary rerun election in Rivers State yesterday.Tribune

The Nation

12 top military officers in trouble over N5bn polls cash

The army segment of the $2.1billion arms slush funds    has landed 12 top army officers in trouble with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)

Tribune

Kogi guber: Faleke files issues for Tribunal’s determination

As the pre-hearing session moves to an end in the petitions against the election of governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State before the state governorship election petition tribunal sitting in Abuja, the deputy governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November 21, 2015 governorship election in the state, Hon James Faleke has forwarded some issues for the determination of the tribunal.

New Telegraph

Senator blames economic woes on indiscipline, lawlessness

Senator Gbolahan Dada, representing Ogun West Senatorial District, has said that indiscipline and lawlessness amongst Nigerians were responsible for the persistent economic decadence in the country.

Newswatch

Supreme Court orders ex-gov Kalu to face corruption charges

The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal filed by the former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, seeking to quash the corruption charges filed against him. In a unanimous judgment yesterday, the apex court said the appeal lacked merit. Kalu had, in his appeal, sought to quash the charge of money laundering brought against by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

 

 

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