Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 16th August

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Punch

Robbers attack CBN bullion vans, kill two policemen

Two mobile policemen were killed in the early hours of Tuesday at Hawan Kibo along Jos – Abuja road as armed robbers attacked a convoy of bullion vans belonging to the Central Bank of Nigeria.

Vanguard

Jonathan too refined to sponsor militant groups- Kinsmen

 

Thisday

PDP to Proceed With Convention Despite Conflicting Court Orders

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that it will go ahead with its national convention scheduled for wednesday despite a restraining order by a Federal High Court in Abuja stopping the convention.

The Sun

I have what it takes to reposition PDP –Bode George

Former deputy national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Bode George, is an aspirant for the office of national chairman of the erstwhile ruling  party at its convention fixed for Wednesday in Port Harcourt.  In this interview, George, who is from Lagos State, insists he is the best
candidate for the topmost position in the party.

Daily Times

BOKO HARAM’S DEMAND WON’T AFFECT MILITARY OPERATIONS– CDS

Following the release of a video showing the Chibok schoolgirls abducted since April 14, 2014 by the Boko Haram sect, security chiefs yesterday met at the Presidential Villa to review the development.

Guardian

PDP out to rescue Nigeria from ‘confused’ APC, says Ugochukwu

Ahead of its national convention, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday said that the party was on a mission to rescue the nation from confusion and strife the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government imposed on the people.

Daily Trust

Budget Padding: Pro and anti-Dogara groups differ over calls for his resignation

Groups supporting and opposing the speaker House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara in Bauchi State are voicing their opinions over calls for his resignation.

Leadership

EFCC Arrests Suspected Fake Lawyer For N7m Scam

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission  (EFCC) have arrested a suspected fake lawyer, Thankgod Okachi Echem  in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, for defrauding his client,  a sum of N7,000,000.

Tribune

JONATHAN DIDN’T FORM NIGER DELTA AVENGERS —KINSMEN

Against the backdrop of the allegation by the Reformed Niger Delta Avengers (RNDA) that former President Goodluck Jonathan formed the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), kinsmen of Dr Jonathan under the aegis of Ogbia Brotherhood have dismissed the unfounded allegation.

The Nation

EFCC probes Jang for Plateau’s cash

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is probing ex-Governor Jonah Jang following his inability to account for billions of naira belonging to the stat

 

 

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