Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today:5th August

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The Nation

Jonathan failed to save for rainy day, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday expressed displeasure that former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration failed to save for the rainy day


Jimoh Ibrahim picks gov form, Ondo PDP renounces him

The Chairman, Global Fleet Nigeria Limited, Mr. Jimoh Ibrahim, on Thursday, obtained the Peoples Democratic Party’s nomination form to vie for the governorship seat of Ondo State.


Expert advises Buhari on way out of Niger Delta challenges

Away from the current security challenges in the Niger Delta over compensations, Petroleum experts, yesterday, called on the Federal Government, to adopt strategies implemented by some foreign countries in finding lasting solution to the ongoing crisis in the region.


Niger Delta Avengers: We are Not Intimidated by Arepo Air Raids

The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) has dismissed the military exploits in the last one week in Arepo, a boundary riverine community between Lagos and Ogun States, and challenged the military to show the public the “so-called militants” killed during the air strikes.

The Sun

Abia guber: Appeal Court decides Oti, Onyeonagu’s fate today

The Abuja division of the  Court of Appeal will today decide as to whether or not, the governorship candidates of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and KOWA party, Dan Onyeonagu are qualified to be joined in the appeal by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu against the judgment of a Federal High Court removing him from office.

Daily Times

Fayose Should Apologise To Nigerians Over Aisha Buhari- Lawmaker

A member House of Representatives representing Atakumosa East/Atakumosa West/ Ilesa East and Ilesa West Federal constituency in the national Assembly, .Hon Ajibola Famurewa, has urged Nigerians to stop taking Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose and his cohorts serious on his incessant attack on the Buhari-led government .

Daily Trust

APC acted late on Reps budget padding crisis — Frank

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Comrade Timi Frank, yesterday described the intervention of the party leaders into the crisis over alleged budget padding in the House of Representatives as  “medicine after death”.


Fayemi Orders Sealing of NDDC Over Illegal Diversion of Explosives

The Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has ordered the immediate sealing off of Messrs Nigerian Development and Construction Company (NDCC), an importer and seller of explosives in Koko, Delta State, over illegal diversion of explosives.

New Telegraph

APC Bars Jibrin From Making Allegations Against Dogara

The national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the former chairman of the House Appropriation Committee, Hon. Abdulmumuni Jibrin, to stop speaking to the media on the budget padding scandal rocking the House of Representatives.