Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 15th August

Vanguard

Why Nigeria squandered N96trn oil earnings — Tsav, Mohammed, Ikokwu, Odumakin

SOME eminent Nigerians, yesterday, said they were not surprised that Nigeria made little or no gains in terms of better welfare for it citizenry from the over N96 trillion the country has earned as revenue from crude oil since 1958.

The Sun

Etuodoseghe endorses Obaseki

The chances of All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Mr. Godwin Obaseki received a boost yesterday, following his endorsement by Etuedoseghe, a socio-cultural organization in Edo State, made up of chiefs from the palace of the Oba of Benin, farmers Union and professionals led by the Esogban of Benin Kingdom, Chief David Edebiri.

Thisday

Buhari is the Cause of Nigeria’s Economic Woes, Say Fayose, Fani-Kayode

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, and former Minister of Aviation,  Mr.  Femi Fani-Kayode, have attributed the difficult economic situation Nigerians are currently facing to the wrong policies of the All Progressives Congress (APC) led by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Daily Times

CHIBOK GIRLS: ARMY DECLARES CITIZEN JOURNALIST, 2 OTHERS WANTED

The Nigerian Army on Sunday declared three persons, including a woman, wanted in connection with the over 200 Chibok girls abducted by Boko Haram since 2014.

Guardian

Father identifies Chibok girl kidnapped by Boko Haram

The father of one of the Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped from the remote area of Chibok more than two years ago said he recognised his daughter in a video released by Boko Haram on Sunday.

Daily Trust

I got into politics by accident — Oyegun

The national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has described his foray into politics as “accidental.”Odigie-Oyegun, who clocked 77 last Friday, said this while speaking in Abuja, weekend.

Leadership

Ondo Guber Aspirant Dumps APC, Picks PDP Nomination Form

Barely two weeks to the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primaries in Ondo State, one of the leading aspirants of the party, Barrister Niran Sule, has dumped the party and picked the governorship nomination form of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

The Nation

Jibrin links Omisore to House budget padding controversy

Embattled former House of Representatives Appropriation Committee Chairman Abdulmumin Jibrin has linked Senator Iyiola Omisore with the budget padding controversy.

Tribune

FG BEGINS SANITISING CIVIL SERVICE, SET TO OFFLOAD IRREGULAR RECRUITS

THE Federal Government has commenced weeding out some irregular recruits employed into the Federal Civil Service (FCS) through unauthorised appointments in the last few years.elegraph

Militants Arrested Celebrating Leader’s Girlfriend’s Birthday

Members of the joint military task force yesterday stormed a community in Ikorodu and cordoned off Western Lodge Hotel where suspected militants cum oil pipeline vandals were.

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