Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 6th July

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Punch

No committee on new minimum wage, NLC insists

The Nigeria Labour Congress has denied a media report (not The PUNCH) that the committee on the new national minimum wage had started meeting to deliberate on a new minimum wage.

Vanguard

Buhari promises to continue the fight against corruption

In his Message to Nigerians on the celebration of the Eid-el-Fitr, the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has promised to hold fort in his fight against corruption.

Thisday

N’Delta Militants Bomb More Facilities as Oil Reverses Gains

For the second time in two days, the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), the militant group responsible for the relentless attacks on oil facilities in the Niger Delta, on Monday night breached two manifolds operated by the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), the exploration and production subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), at Batan community in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State.

The Sun

Anambra Assembly, people oriented –Maduagwu, Speaker

One year after their inauguration, political office holders in both the executive and legislative arms of government have being giving account of their stewardship to the electorates. The leadership of the Anambra State House of Assembly is no exemption.

Daily Times

Only PDP can solve Nigeria’s economic problems- Gov. Emmanuel

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State, on Tuesday, said that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, remains the only party capable of taking Nigeria out of its present economic situation. Governor Emmanuel spoke in Benin, during the official flag-off of the campaign for the Edo State PDP governorship flag bearer, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, ahead of the September 10, 2016 gubernatorial eålection.

Daily Trust

Edo gov’ship: PDP calls for level playing field

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on President Muhammed Buhari to ensure a level playing ground for all political parties contesting the governorship election in Edo State.

Leadership

Imo: Police Arrest 4 Catholic Priests, 8 Others

The Imo State Police Command has arrested four Catholic priests and 8  others for purportedly organizing the protest that led to the shooting  of the Ahiazu Mbaise Divisional Police Officer, Danjuma Ragga. Ragga, a Chief Superintendent of Police was said to have been shot on  two legs and hands by the furious Diocesan youth.

The Nation

Lawmaker’s killers will be arrested, says Ajimobi

Oyo State Governor Ajimobi has assured the people that the killers of a member of the House of Assembly, Gideon Aremu, will be arrested.

New Telegraph

Robbers Chop Off DPO’s Ear, Strip Him

Police  paraded a nine-man gang that had been terrorising the people of Nanka in Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra State.

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