Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 9th August

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Punch

Buhari’s govt a failure – APC factional chairman

A factional Chairman of the All Progressive Congress in Kano, Useni Mairiga on Tuesday described President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration as a total failure.

Vanguard

Ebonyi LG boss, 2 policemen arrested for stripping, flogging 15 yrs old girl

EBONYI State Police command have arrested the Coordinator of Ohaozara Development Centre, Mr Ogbonnaya Ene Odi for his alleged role in the dehumanizing treatment meted out to an innocent teenager, Ukamaka in Ohaozara local government area of the state.

Thisday

APC Apologises to Nigerians over Budget Feud

The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has accepted responsibility for failing to nip in the bud the embarrassing face-off between the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara and a member of the party and former Chairman of the Appropriation Committee, Hon. Jubrin Abdumumini, over the 2016 budget.

The Sun

Edo Guber Watch: Military tasks journalists on objective reporting, pledges commitment to credible polls

The 4 Brigade of the Nigerian Army with headquarters in Benin city, has urged journalists to uphold professionalism and objectivity in their reportage of activities in and around the state.

Guardian

Buhari hurting nation’s image, says ex-senator

The representative of Benue North East Senatorial District during the Third Republic, Prof. David Iornem, says the way President Muhammadu Buhari presents corruption amounts to “bad-advertising Nigeria to the whole world.”

Daily Trust

Edo gov’ship: Traditional rulers donate cash to Obaseki

Traditional rulers in Edo North Senatorial District of Edo State have endorsed the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Godwin Obaseki, as their choice for the September 10 election in the state.

Leadership

Crisis Hits Imo PDP, Factions Hold Parallel Congresses

The crisis rocking the Imo State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) is far from being over as the party, yesterday held two separate congresses in Owerri, the Imo State capital.

The Nation

Militants kill three soldiers in ambush at checkpoint

 

Three soldiers were yesterday killed in an ambush by militants at Nembe, Bayelsa State.

New Telegraph

Army Has Defeated Boko Haram, Says Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Yusuf Tukur Buratai yesterday declared that Boko Haram insurgents have been defeated by the Nigerian Army. This was as he stressed that they had also been deprived from re-grouping in any part of the county.

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