Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today; 21st July



Halliburton: Buhari’s wife sues Fayose

The wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha, has sued the Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, for alleging that she was one of those indicted for involvement in the Halliburton multi-million dollar scandal.


N23bn cash: How we shared N500m poll booty – Bauchi dep speaker, 2 others

Abuja—The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday, heard how three prominent members of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Bauchi State managed the N500 million booty dispatched to the state from the N23 billion allegedly released by the former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, to influence the outcome of last year’s presidential election in favour of the PDP.
The Sun

EFCC quizzes ex-deputy speaker, 2 others over N500m poll funds

OPERATIVES of the Economic and Finan­cial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday quizzed the former deputy speaker, Bauchi State House of As­sembly, Sace Dumba over the sharing of N500 million for the 2015 presidential election.


Buhari’s Approval Rating Nosedives to 39%

The latest poll released by NOIPolls has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari’s approval rating for the month of June has nosedived to 39 per cent from 48 per cent in May.

Daily Times

Impeachment move against Buhari: Anenih tasks Makarfi to dissuade PDP caucus

Former Chairman of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Tony Anenih, has urged the Chairman of the party’s National Caretaker Committee, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, to dissuade the PDP caucus in the National Assembly from participating in the alleged “ill-advised adventure” of removing President Muhammadu Buhari from office.


Labour asks Buhari to probe misuse of bailout funds by governors

The organised labour has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate the management of bailout funds released to states for payment of salary arrears.

Daily Trust

Kwankwaso, Amaechi, others bought their way to APC with N100m each — Bafarawa

A former governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Dalhatu Bafarawa, yesterday said the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), is the ‘mother of corruption’.


PMB Has Political Will To Fight Corruption – Ribadu

A former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Malam Nuhu Ribadu, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari has the political will to root out corruption in Nigerian public service.

The Nation


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