Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today:31st August

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Rivers govt behind P’Harcourt lawyer’s murder –Apc

THE All Progressives Congress in Rivers State has accused the Rivers State Government and its agents of being behind the murder of a Port Harcourt-based lawyer, Mr. Ken Atsuete.


Abubakar alleges plot by APC to kidnap him for supporting Ize-Iyamu

A group, Abubakar Momoh Solidarity Movement has said that it has uncovered a plot by agents of the APC to either assassinate, kidnap, abduct or maim its leader, Engr. Abubakar Momoh and key members of the movement following his recent declaration of support for Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.


Nigeria Can Break up, It’s Not Indivisible, Says Ango Abdullahi

A member of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) and former presidential aide, Prof. Ango Abdullahi, yesterday took on those calling for the restructuring of the country, suggesting that if the amalgamation of the country by Lord Frederick Lugard in 1914 was a mistake, it would be best for each region to go their separate ways.

The Sun

How I got my fingers burnt in fish farming, by Kwankwaso

Senator Musa Rabiu Kwankwaso is a water engineer. But his venture into fish farming taught him a lesson of his life. And the former Kano State governor is still brooding and counting his loss

Daily Times


The arraignment of former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godsday Orubebe was, on Tuesday, stalled over his alleged involvement in the diversion of about N2.3 billion public funds.


Court refuses to stop Buruji Kashamu’s arrest, extradition

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, yesterday, refused to restrain the Inspector General of Police (IGP) and the Department of State Services (DSS) from arresting and extraditing Senator Buruji Kashamu to the United States to face criminal charges.

Daily Trust

PDP crisis deepens as Sheriff insists Makarfi, Jibrin must resign

The factional national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff‎, said yesterday that the embattled caretaker chairman of the party, Senator Ahmed Makarfi and chairman of the party’s Board of Trustees (BoT), Senator Walid Jibrin,  must  vacate their seats before further talks on resolving the crisis in the party.


We Are Not Rogues, NBA Replies EFCC

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has condemned the statement credited to the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, describing lawyers in the country as rogues.



POLICE detectives in Enugu have arrested another youth suspected to be involved in the last week Fulani herdsmen’s attack on Attakwu community in Nkanu-West Local Government Area of Enugu State, bringing the number of suspects helping the police in their investigations to two.

The Nation

CBN licenses 11 new Int’l money transfer operators

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday licensed 11 new International Money Transfer Operators (IMTOs). The new entrants are joining Western Union, MoneyGram and Ria, which had been cleared by the CBN.


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