Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today; 28th July

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Buhari has no economic policy – Mohammed

SOME eminent Nigerians and employers of labour, yesterday, disagreed with Information Minister, Alhaji Lai Mohammed over President Muhammadu Buhari’s economic policy.


Don’t blame INEC over inconclusive elections – Akeredolu

A former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Rotimi Akeredolu, has said the political class and not the Independent National Electoral Commission should be blamed for inconclusive elections in the country.


Buhari Scared by Ndigbo’s Economic Dominance, Says MASSOB

The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has said President Muhammadu Buhari is “rattled and unsettled” by Ndigbo, but that the race is “divinely destined to lead” in every field of nation-building.

The Sun

Shun politics of bitterness, Benin Crown Prince tells politicians

AS politicians in Edo State embark on war of words over the September 10 governorship election, Benin Crown Prince and Edaiken N’ Uselu, Prince Eheneden Erediauwa, has advised the gladiators not to heat up the polity with their utterances.

Daily Times

Avengers: Buhari acquiring drones to fight us yet lying about dialogue

Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) has accused the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government of hypocrisy, saying he (Buhari) was acquiring drones to fight the group and lying about dialogue with Niger Delta militants.

Daily Trust

Adamawa Assembly reduces tenure of LG chairmen

The Adamawa State House of Assembly, Tuesday, passed a law reducing the tenure of local government councils’ chairmen from two-and-half years to two.


El-Zakzaky Going Blind In Detention, Group Alleges

The academic forum of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) also known as the Shi’ite group has alleged that the leader of the group Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky who has been in detention since December 2015 is going blind man and slowly crippled contrary to claims by those holding him.

The Nation

113 Reps demand external probe of budget padding

Over 100 members yesterday joined the fray, calling for “an external investigation with a view to finding out if our principal officers are guilty or not”.

New Telegraph

Militants shoot DPO, DCO, others in Lagos

Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Divisional Crime Officer (DCO), and four other policemen at Igando Police Division, Lagos, have been reportedly hospitalised following gunshot wounds they received during an encounter with militants.

Daily Independent

Ambassadorial Nominees Unable To Recite National Anthem, Pledge

An unexpected drama played out at the screening of career ambassadorial nominees by the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs on Tuesday when three of the ambassadors designate could not answer elementary questions posed to them by the committee members.






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