Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 23rd February

Vanguard

Woman escapes rape by throwing menstrual pad at herdsmen in Abraka

ONE woman, who gave her name as Mrs. Patricia Okpako, has said she escaped being raped by herdsmen by throwing her menstrual pad at them.

Punch

2019: Buhari tells APC govs to give him more time to decide

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday evening told state governors elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress to give him more time to decide whether or not he would seek re-election in 2019.

The Sun

8 APC govs to Buhari: Run in 2019

Eight All Progressives Congress (APC) governors told President Muhammadu Buhari, at a meeting convened at the Presidential Villa, yesterday, to throw his hat in the ring for a second term in 2019.

Thisday

Buhari Meets APC Governors, Seeks More Time to Decide on Re-election

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday night met with the All Progressives Congress (APC) governors in the Presidential Villa, Abuja and demanded more time to make up his mind on his next move.

Daily Times

Cultists kill LNSC personnel

Tragedy stroke on Wednesday night when a five man gang of cultist attacked and brutally murdered a personnel of the Lagos State Neighborhood Safety Corps at Mallam Isah close, Aguda-Surulere.

Guardian

EFCC rejects Akinjide’s out-of-court settlement proposal

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday told a Federal High Court, Lagos, that it had rejected the ‘out-of-court settlement’ proposed by the former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Jumoke Akinjide, and others, who are standing trial over alleged N650 million fraud, not minding that they have refunded the money.

Daily Trust

Secondus insists INEC working hard to rig 2019 polls

National Chairman of the PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, yesterday, reiterated their stand that the INEC is doing everything possible to rig the 2019 general elections in favour of the ruling APC.

Leadership

Controversy Trails Rescue Of Dapchi Schoolgirls

The purported release of 48 of the 94 schoolgirls who went missing on Monday after Boko Haram terrorists attacked Government Girls Science Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State, is now enmeshed in controversy.

The Nation

Jega to Fed Govt, INEC on elections reorder: go to court

Controversy over the reordering of next year’s general elections by the National Assembly was on the front-burner yesterday.

 

 

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  • my fear is jega is coming back to teach the new inec staffs how to manipulate the electronic voting machines to favour his farright president

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