Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 21st August

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NLC condemns 3-day work, 2-day farming Imo policy

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has condemned in strong terms the Imo Government’s three-day work, two-day farming for workers recently introduced by the Gov. Rochas Okorocha.


Why we announced ceasefire – Niger Delta Avengers

The Niger Delta Avengers has announced a conditional ceasefire and agreed to hold talks with the  federal government following months of attacks on key oil and gas facilities that have hammered the economy.

The Sun

Abakaliki prison break: 6 inmates killed, 10 injured

The Controller-General of Prisons, Ja’afaru Ahmed, has dismissed speculations that inmates escaped from the Abakaliki prison during the attempted jailbreak last week, lamenting that while six inmates were killed, 10 were severely wounded.

Daily Trust

Legal profession must lead anti-graft war – NBA President

Abubakar Balarabe Mahmoud (SAN) is the new president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA). With 36 years of law practice under his belt, the onetime Kano state commissioner of justice outlines in this interview, his proposed programmes for young lawyers, judicial reforms and the anti-graft war.

The Nation

Padding: Dogara, others must face panel – Police

THE Police are on course to interact with Speaker Yakubu Dogara of the House of Representatives on the alleged padding of the 2016 budget after resumption of the National Assembly from its current recess, The Nation can now reveal.

Daily Independent

Ex- Kogi Speaker slams N50 million suit on human rights commission

A former Speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly, Clarence Olafemi, has sued the National Human Rights Commission for the inclusion of his name as an electoral offender.

Nigerian Pilot

APC won’t impose, endorse any candidate – Odigie-Oyegun

All Progressives Congress, APC, has assured aspirants seeking to contest the Ondo State gubernatorial election on the party platform of no preferential treatment.

Premium Times

Salary: NLC to apply `no pay, no work’ rule

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, says all state councils where salary liabilities of up to three months exist will apply no pay, no work’ rule.