Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today;26th May

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Punch

APC needs unity to defeat PDP, says Oke

A governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress in Ondo State, Chief Olusola Oke, has said the party must be united in order to defeat the ruling Peoples Democratic Party in the state


Vanguard

New militant group, the Niger Delta Avengers, Thursday, destroyed the main pipeline supplying gas that provides electricity to the Escravos tank farm in Delta state owned by Chevron.

Thisday

Tomato Crisis Spreads Panic in Nigeria

Tomatoes, one of its main ingredients and a staple of Nigerian cuisine, are going for $2 each at local markets, with wholesale baskets costing as much as N42,000 or $212, Kaduna State Agriculture Commissioner, Manzo Daniel, told AFP.

The Sun

Army acquires vehicles to enhance communication

The Nigerian Army has acquired six vehicles to enhance communication in its fight against insurgency in the North-East.

Daily Times

Lagos to give job creation aboost

Lagos State Commissioner for Wealth Creation and Employment, Mr. BabatundeDurosinmi–Etti has announced plans by the government accelerate job and wealth creation for the unemployed and under-employed in the state.

Guardian

FG recovers N1.5 bn, shares N281.5billion to 3 tiers of government

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, said in Abuja on Wednesday that N1.5 billion, being excess bank charges, was recovered and paid into the Federation Account.

Daily Trust

Sheriff dumped by own NWC members

The Senator Ali Modu Sheriff-led National Working Committee (NWC) members‎ of the PDP have thrown their weight behind Sen Ahmed Makarfi, who was chosen as the party’s caretaker chairman at the Port Harcourt convention.

Leadership

Edo Govt Withdraws Letter On Oba Of Benin

Edo State government has withdrawn a letter earlier issued on the Oba of Benin, saying it was issued in error.

Tribune

Most govs’ drivers operate with expired licences —FRSC

CORPS Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Mr Boboye Oyeyemi, has expressed concern that about 70 per cent of drivers attached to most state governors across the country  operate with expired licences and are not well trained in the act of driving in a convoy.

The Nation

$200 billion loot:  EFCC raids Dubai firm’s office in Abuja

As part of the ongoing probe of the laundering of over $200billion loot in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) by former political office holders, operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC) yesterday stormed the office of a Dubai property firm, The First Group Company,  in Abuja.

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