Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today; 28th May

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Punch

Economic crisis: Buhari, govs rule out elaborate anniversary

President Muhammadu Buhari and state governors have ruled out elaborate celebrations to mark this year’s Democracy Day and their one year in office.

Vanguard

Omatseye prays court to be admitted on bail pending appeal

Former Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Director-General, Mr Raymond Omatseye, has asked a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, to grant him bail pending the determination of his appeal against his conviction.

Thisday

Buhari Inaugurates Committee to Handle High Profile Corruption Cases

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday at the Presidential Villa in Abuja inaugurated a National Prosecution Coordination Committee (NPCC) saddled with the responsibility of prosecuting high profile criminal cases in the country.

The Sun

Revolution imminent in APC – Banire, Party’s National Legal Adviser

The national and state leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC has been advised to jettison any practice capable of portraying the party as undemocratic

Daily Times

Ex-Customs chief accuses CCT boss of corruption, bias

A former Deputy Comptroller General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Mr. Rasheed Taiwo Owolabi, has accused the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, (CCT) Mr. Danladi Yakubu Umar, of corruption and bias.

Guardian

Bello appoints new chairman of Workers’ Screening Committee

The Kogi State Government on Saturday announced the removal of retired Brig.-Gen Paul Okuntimo as the Chairman, Workers’ Screening and Verification Committee.

Daily Trust

APC planning to rig Nasarawa by-election — PDP

The Nasarawa State chapter of  the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the ruling All Progressives Party (APC) in the state of planning to rig the forthcoming Nasarawa/Toto Federal Constituency bye-election holding tomorrow.

Tribune

#NDAvengers bombings: 10 arrested, more soldiers deployed to Gbaramatu

Besides sporadic shootings ongoing, no fewer than 10 persons from Gbaramatu kingdom in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State, are said to have been arrested by members of the Joint Task Force (JTF), who invaded the area at about 2:00 a.m., on Saturd

The Nation

Police nab kidnap kingpin in Aba

OPERATIVES of the Abia State Police Command have arrested a kidnap kingpin said to belong to a kidnapping gang has been terrorizing residents of the commercial city of Aba.

Leadership

One Year In Office: PMB’s Achievements On National Image

On assumption of office, the President undertook some foreign trips both within and outside Africa to re-establish Nigeria’s position in the global arena and solicit support for Nigeria and Africa.

 

 

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