Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 25th August

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Vanguard

Budget padding: Truth’ll be known — Raji

A lawmaker representing Epe Federal constituency in Lagos State, Mr. Wale Raji, has assured Nigerians that the truth about the budget padding would be revealed, as the leadership of All Progressives Congress, APC, has declared zero tolerance to corruption.

Punch

Vacate your offices, Biafran movement tells South East govs

The Biafran Independence Movement has urged underperforming governors in the South-East to vacate their offices since they have lost focus and derailed from their political promises.

Thisday

FG’s Overbearing Actions Slowing Down States’ Devt, Says Wike

In a role reversal, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, wednesday launched an attack on the federal government similar to the those made by his predecessor, Rotimi Chibuike Amachi, against former President Goodluck Jonathan, with Wike accusing the federal government of contributing to the underdevelopment of states across the country, particularly Rivers State, due to its overbearing attitude and its dysfunctional agencies.

The Sun

Ngige warns against reduction of workers salary, working hours

Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, has warned State governors against reducing workers working hours and salary

Guardian

Militant group wants all-inclusive peace process

A militant group, the Ultimate Warriors of Niger Delta (UWND), has urged the Federal Government to promote a dialogue that will include all ethnic nationalities in the South-South region.

Daily Trust

More ‘erring’ PDP members will be arrested — Oshiomhole

More members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would be arrested and prosecuted if they continue to go against the law, Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole has said.

Leadership

Sultan, An Ambassador Of Peace, National Unity – Saraki

Senate President, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, yesterday, described the Sultan of Sokoto,  Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, as an ambassador of peace, promoter of national unity, champion of national development, embodiment of tradition and culture and a source of inspiration to many Nigerians.

Tribune

APC WILL WIN EDO POLL —ODIGIE-OYEGUN

NATIONAL chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, on Wednesday, expressed optimism that the party would win the September 10 governorship election in the state, on the basis of performance.

The Nation

N5b army vehicles scandal: EFCC to grill 25 suspects

How did the Army spend a N5billion vehicles purchase grant from the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) ?

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