Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today; 31st July

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The Nation

N1.2b packed in 65 bags for Obanikoro in dawn airport operation – Witness

Imagine what effort goes into loading 65 bags containing N1.2billion raw cash into a plane.

Vanguard

IJAW LEADERS TO MILITANTS Don’t declare Republic of N-Delta

ELDERS and Leaders of Thoughts of Ijaw ethnic nationality in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria, weekend, warned Ijaw militants against their vow to declare a Republic of Niger-Delta, saying that what Ijaw nation wants is true federalism.

Punch

Ondo polls: PDP candidate shouldn’t emerge from central senatorial district, say aspirants

Some governorship aspirants on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo State on Saturday, kicked against the alleged plan by the party’s leadership to pick its candidate from the Central senatorial district of the state.

The Sun

Okorocha has no power to slash working days –Imo NLC chairman

IMO State Chairman of the Ni­geria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Austin Chilakpu, has declared that Governor Rochas Okorocha does not have the power to determine working days in the state contrary to what the Nigeria constitution  has already prescribed.

Thisday

Segun Adewale: PDP Crisis Would Be Resolved at the August 17 Convention

Segun Adewale is the factional chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Lagos State. He fielded questions from newsmen on the crisis rocking the party and the path to reconciliation. Segun James was there

Daily Times

How Dogara Diverted FG Water Project To Fund His Nasarawa Farm – Jibrin

A former Chairman, Committee on Appropriation, Mr. Abdulmumin Jibrin, has vowed to continue making fresh allegations against the four principal officers until they were prosecuted.

Daily Trust

Minister blames customs for corruption at the ports

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has blamed the Nigeria Customs Service for the corruption at the nation’s sea ports. The Minister made the remarks during the commissioning of the Command, Control, Communication and Intelligence System, (CCCIS) by the Nigerian Ports Authority.

Leadership

Navy Impounds Vessel With 600,000 Liters of Diesel In Bayelsa Creeks

The Central Naval Command, (CNC) Yenagoa, on Saturday said it seized a vessel laden with 600,000 litres of suspected illegally refined automotive gas oil also known as diesel.

Daily Independent

Restructuring Of Nigeria Is Inevitable – Atiku

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has again reiterated that the restructuring of the country’s system was inevitable.

New Telegraph

Secret Deal For 2019: Atiku, Mimiko Plot New Party, Joint Ticket

Apparently dissatisfied with the suppressed musings in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the perennial crisis in the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), key figures in both parties are mulling what a source called ‘a strong third force’.

 

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