Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today;21st May



Rescued girl, Serah Luka, not on our list —Chibok parents

Chibok parents refuted the Nigerian Army’s report that the second rescued girl, Serah Luka, was among the 219 kidnapped by Boko Haram on April 14, 2014.


The Most Rev. Felix Ajakaye, the Bishop of Ekiti Catholic Diocese, has called for the release of two Reverend Sisters and a Reverend Father who were kidnapped while on official assignment.


Suspected Fulani Herdsmen Kill Villager in Ekiti

Tragedy hit the sleepy town of Oke Ako in Ikole local government area of Ekiti State on Friday night , as suspected Fulani herdsmen attacked the town and killed one resident of the town.

The Sun

Lagos welcomes Buhari on two-day working visit

The Lagos State Government will formally welcome President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, May 23, 2016 on a two-day working visit to the State

Daily Times

Labour leaders protest in Ibadan, say new price regime a terror policy

The ongoing protest against hike in fuel price continue in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo state on Thursday, as various leaders of labour unions described the decision as a “terror policy”.


Asaba, environs to experience power outage due to faulty transformer – BEDC

Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) on Saturday said that Asaba and its environs would experience power outage for a while because of transformer failure.

Daily Trust

Barrister Iorember Wayo (APC, Kwande/Ushongo federal constituency), is a member of the House of Representatives from Benue State.  In this interview, he speaks about the controversy surrounding a court judgment which ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct election into two state constituencies in his area (Ushongo LGA) which was earlier treated as one.


Pension Scam: Court Sets Aside Maina’s Warrant Of Arrest

A Chief Magistrate court sitting in Wuse, has set aside the warrant of arrest issued against Abdulrasheed Maina, the former chairman of the  Pension Reform Task Force.


Akwa Ibom monarch’s wife gives birth in kidnappers’ den

Mrs Ubong Assam, the wife of the traditional ruler of Esit Eket in Akwa Ibom, was delivered of a baby girl, on Friday, May 13, while in custody of her kidnappers.

The Nation

EFCC seals off ex-Dickson’s aide’s buildings in Bayelsa

Officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have sealed off buildings and other property allegedly belonging to Governor Seriake Dickson’s former Special Assistant on Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Mr. Apere Embelakpo.

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