Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 1st July



N750m car scam: Ortom lauds EFCC over arrest of Benue speaker, 14 lawmakers

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, yesterday commended operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for investigating the Speaker and other members of the state House of Assembly for allegedly misappropriating N750 million meant for purchase of official cars.


Ibadan indigenes intervene in Oyo, labour school crisis

The Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes has appealed to the Oyo State Government, Nigeria Labour Congress and the Nigeria Union of Teachers to review their stands over the proposed public private partnership in the management of some schools in the state.

The Sun

Kudos, knocks for INEC on Ogah’s Certificate of Return

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) got knocks and kudos, yesterday for issuing Mr. Uche Ogah a Certificate of Return. Abia State  Governor, Ifeanyi Ikpeazu had appealed Monday’s Federal High Court’s judgment which sacked him.


US Partners Nigeria to Increase Access to HIV/AIDS Treatment

The United States of America has assured Nigeria of its unwavering commitment to increase the country’s access to HIV/AIDS and malaria testing and treatment, improving the quality of family planning and reproductive health services, as well as expanding access to immunisation for children and women.

Daily Times

Gov. Ahmed calls for Review of Revenue Sharing Formula

Kwara State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed has called for the review of the Revenue Sharing Formula in favour of local governments and states in view of dwindling finances at the two tiers of government.


Ex-AGF canvasses online dispute resolution mechanism

Former Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Chief Bayo Ojo (SAN) yesterday called for the promotion of online dispute resolution mechanism.

Daily Trust

Lawmakers’ protest against freezing of Fayose’s accounts is shameful- APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has described as shameful Wednesday’s protest by lawmakers in the state against the freezing of Governor Ayodele Fayose’s accounts by the EFCC.

The Nation

Maduekwe, Amadi were great patriots, says Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday lamented the death of the Secretary of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Ojo Maduekwe and foremost writer, Elechi Amadi.

Daily Independent

Court Asks INEC To Recognise Sheriff Faction’s Candidates In Edo, Ondo

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday restrained the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from accepting list of candidates for the governorship elections in Edo and Ondo from other leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) except form the Ali Modu-Sheriff-led National Working Committee (NWC).



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