Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 22nd August

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Restructuring isn’t the way out for Nigeria —Gov Ganduje

Against the backdrop of calls for true federalism, Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has said  restructuring was not the panacea to the nation’s current socio-economic woes.


You cannot force workers into farming, Labour tells govs

Labour leaders and other stakeholders have condemned the move by Imo, Benue and Sokoto to reduce the working hours and days in the states.


PDP Leaders Resume Talks as Former Scribe Seeks Buhari’s Intervention

In spite of the several law suits occasioning many contradictory rulings and judgments from courts of coordinate jurisdiction, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders indicated yesterday that they would resume talks aimed at settling their squabbles out of court.

The Sun

IGP hails Air Peace chairman for building a police station

Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris has commended Air Peace Chairman, Chief Allen Onyema for building Uli Police Station in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State.

Daily Trust

Buhari was handed Nigeria on a stretcher — Badaru

Governor Mohammed Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State explains why the economic policies of President Buhari must be supported.


NBA will partner with FG to fight corruption, says Alegeh

Mr Augustine Alegeh, President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), on Sunday pledged the association’s support to the Federal Government`s fight against corruption.


Why Infant Mortality Is High In Nigeria – UNICEF

UNICEF’s Chief of Field Office in charge of Katsina and Kano States, Padmavathi Yedla, has explained that the solutions to high infant mortality rate in Nigeria are not expensive but they are not properly observed because social norms are opposed to them.

The Nation

Air chief: we’ve not given up on Chibok girls

Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Air Marshal Sadique Baba Abubakar yesterday described as “technically deficient” the Boko Haram video showing how some of the abducted 215 Chibok girls were killed in aerial bombings.



The Comptroller-General of Prisons, Ja’afaru Ahmed has confirmed that no prisoner escaped during the attempted jailbreak in the early hours of Thursday, August 18, 2016.