Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 14th August

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Three days to National convention: Defiant Sheriff unset PDP leaders

The panel, set up by the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to meet with Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, who is laying claim to the office of the National Chairman of the party, to resolve the leadership crisis in the PDP, met a brick wall when a defiant Sheriff stuck to his guns last Tuesday.


We’re underbilling some electricity consumers — EKEDC CEO

The Chief Executive Officer, Eko Electricity Distribution Company, Mr. Oladele Amoda, speaks on vital issues in the power sector


CBN: Our Monetary Policies Best for Salvaging Economy at This Time

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Saturday told critics of its monetary policies that its measures remained the best and most sustainable as they were designed to lift the economy out of the woods.

The Sun

PDP, APC trade words over attack on Ekiti PDP spokesman

THE ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the opposition All Progressive Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, yesterday exchanged invectives over an attack on the PDP Publicity Secretary (PDP), in the state, Mr Jackson Adebayo

Daily Times

We never knew the economy was this bad – APC

Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, has said the party did not know while it was campaigning that the economy of Nigeria was this bad.


Benue moves to end violence against children

Worried by the alarming rate of violence perpetrated against children in Benue State, the state government is to, in concert with other stakeholders, take proactive steps to end the vicious cycle.

Daily Trust

NGO harps on voting rights for prison inmates

A criminal justice organisation has written to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) urging it to comply with a court order granting right to prisoners to vote in elections.


Save Abia From Crisis, Step Aside, Group Urges Ikpeazu

A coalition of civil society groups under the aegis of Peace Ambassadors Initiative of Nigeria (PAIN) have  asked Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu to step aside to save the people of the state from growing tension and anxiety.


Shiite sect faults exoneration of Buhari over El-ZakZaky’s detention

THE Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) has faulted the exoneration of President Muhammadu Buhari by the Presidency over the continued detention of its leader, Sheikh Ibraheem el-Zakzaky.

The Nation

Budget padding: Dogara makes U-turn, says ‘I am not above the law’

Speaker Yakubu Dogara of the House of Representatives appears to have modified his stance on the propriety of the alleged padding in this year’s budget in the Green Chamber of the National Assembly.


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