Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 18th August



PDP convention: I was under house arrest, says Fayose

The Ekiti State Governor,  Ayo Fayose, said on Wednesday that he was placed under house arrest by security operatives at the old President Lodge of the Government House in Rivers State.



Everything I said about marriage I meant it- Pastor E A Adeboye

74-year General Overseer of the Redeemed Christen Church of God (RCCG) Pastor E A Adeboye has said that he meant every-word he said about marriage during the recently concluded RCCG 64th annual convention.

The Sun

Buhari appointed 3 saboteurs as ministers –APC chieftain

An All Progressives Congress (APC) Board of Trustee member, Olisaemeka Akamukale said President Muhammadu Buhari made some fundamental mistakes in his appointments. He also alleged the president appointed three saboteurs who never believed in his presidency as ministers.


NCDC New Boss Charges Staff on Achieving Mandate

The newly appointed National Coordinator, Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Andreas Ihekweazu has charged the staff of the Centre to work toward achieving the mandate of the organisation.



Niger Delta Avengers agrees to dialogue with government

The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) is said to have willingly agreed to dialogue with the Federal Government to resolve the lingering crisis in the region. According to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the spokesman for the group, Mr. Ballantyne Agiri, in a statement issued in Abuja yesterday, said that the NDA had constituted a contact and dialogue group to engage the Federal Government in meaningful talks.



Daily Trust

Why I criticise Al-Makura – Maku

A former minister of information, Mr Labaran Maku, yesterday, said that he criticises the Nasarawa State Government to engender good governance.

The Nation

I’ve nothing to do with Avengers, says ex-president

Ex-president Goodluck Jonathan has denied having anything to do with the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA).




I’m Still Chairman, NEC Meeting, Decision Illegal – Sheriff

Sheriff yesterday described as illegal and void, the NEC meeting of the party convened in Port Harcourt.



The National Security Adviser (NSA), retired MajorGeneral Babagana Monguno, has said Nigeria must be steps ahead to be able to defeat the Boko Haram terrorists and their activities.


The Herald

Fayose Reveals Why APC wants PDP dead

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