Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 13th August

 

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Vanguard

BIAFRA: I am ready to negotiate with FG- Kanu

Detained  leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, on Friday, said he was ready to negotiate with the Federal Government.

Punch

Agric experts seek review of research council budget

Stakeholders have advocated proper funding of agricultural research to achieve breakthrough in the nation’s food production and industrial growth.

Thisday

Budget Padding: Abdulmumin Seeks Court Protection from Arrest

In a dramatic twist to the row over the 2016 budget padding allegations causing disharmony in the House of Representatives, the hunter now appears to be the hunted, going by emerging development.

The Sun

Edo guber: Alarm over alleged plan by militants to invade Edo

Chairman, Peace and Conflict Resolution Committee for Edo State, Chief Eduwu Ekhator, yesterday raised the alarm that a group, Niger Delta Volunteer Force (NDVF) was planning to invade the state ahead of the governorship election to instigate violence.

Daily Times

HEALTH MINISTER CONFIRMS WILD POLIOVIRUS OUTBREAK IN BORNO

The Minister of Health, Prof.Isaac Adewole on Thursday confirmed an outbreak of wild polio virus (WPV) in Borno State.

Daily Trust

Fuel scarcity looms as NNPC, NPA bicker over N5bn debt

The feud between Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) over a N5 billion debt which the corporation is owing is likely to trigger off a nationwide fuel scarcity, Daily Trust investigations revealed.

Leadership

PDP Crisis: Why Sheriff May Not Back Down For Makarfi

Indications have emerged that factional chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senator Ali Modu Sheriff may not follow through fully with the reconciliation process spearheaded by the Board of Trustees (BoT).

The Nation

You won’t be owed again—Dogara assures Dream Team

The Speaker of The House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, yesterday in a passionate appeal to the national U-23 team styled Dream Team V1, promised that the players would be paid to the last dime all that is owed them.

Tribune

BODE GEORGE SEEKS N/EAST LEADERS’ BACKING AS PDP CHAIRMAN

Former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olabode George, on Thursday in Abuja met with leaders of the party from the North-East zone in continuation of consultations with stakeholders over his bid for the national chairmanship seat of the party.

New Telegraph

Sheriff: I Won’t Negotiate Away Our Political Interest

Factional Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff said he would not accept anything that will affect his political interest and that of his supporters in the current effort to resolve the leadership crisis in the party.

 

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