Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: October 11

Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: October 11



Judges’ Arrest: Former Minister Supports DSS, Slams NBA, PDP

Former minister of state for Education and lawyer, Olorogun Keneth Gbagi, yesterday backed last Saturday’s raid and arrest of some senior judges by the Department of State Services (DSS), arguing that the security agency didn’t act foul of any law.


National Mirror

N’Delta militants want to colonise Nigeria economically –President

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said the aim of the Niger Delta militants involved in the destruction of oil and gas installations was to colonise the country economically.



NECA blames rising unemployment on lack of good governance

The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has blamed the upsurge in unemployment in the country on lack of pervasive development and absence of good governance.



Building collapse: Ambode reads riot act to property developers, contractors

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, yesterday, warned operators in the construction sector, such as developers and contractors to adhere strictly to building regulations and control saying that government would no longer tolerate flagrant disregard of the law as part of measures to eliminate the incidences of building collapse in the state.


Premium Times

ANALYSIS: Why APC may lose Ondo governorship election

The exit of a former governorship aspirant, Olusola Oke, from the All Progressives Congress, an expected consequence of the September 3 controversial governorship primary election, has further opened a cavity in the fault lines of the party in Ondo State.


The Sun

Emefiele promises review of forex policy to stimulate real sector

Nigeria’s prostrate industrial sector may soon get some fresh impetus as the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, has promised to review some aspects of the bank’s flexible exchange rate policy to allow more manufacturers and other end users more access to foreign exchange, after nearly two years of embargo on importers of 41.



Health of Abducted Model College Student Worsens as Kidnappers Reject Ransom Offer

The health of one of the two school children abducted last week by gunmen from Igbonla Model College, Epe, Lagos, was said to have taken a turn for the worse yesterday, just as the kidnappers rejected the N750,000 offered to them as ransom.



Rice price’ll fall by Nov. — FG

The Federal Government on Monday declared that the price of rice would start to fall from November this year.