Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 15th March

Punch

Schoolgirls’ abduction: My response better than Jonathan’s, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said his administration’s response to the February 19 abduction of 110 pupils of Government Girls’ Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State, was better than the response of the last administration to a similar abduction in Chibok, Borno State.

Vanguard

Buhari losing control of security chiefs —PDP 

PORT HARCOURT— People’s Democratic Party, PDP, has said the failure of Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to relocate to Benue State as ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari, showed that the president was losing control of his security chiefs, even as the Chief Security Officer of the nation.

 

The Sun

I’ll chase Fayose away as I did in 2006  – Senator Ojudu

Senator Babafemi Ojudu is the Special Adviser on Political Matters to President Muhammadu Buhari. He recently declared his intention to run for the governorship of Ekiti State. He speaks on how he plans to win the governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and ensure that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is defeated.

Thisday

Herdsmen Menace: Two Policemen, Several Others Killed in Benue, Plateau

 Two riot policemen attached to the military Special Task Force (STF) on security in Plateau State and scores of civilians were killed in a sporadic gun duel between suspected Fulani herdsmen and security agents wednesday morning at Rafiki, Dong and Maifarin-mota villages in Bassa Local Government Area of the state.

Daily Times

We generated over N38bn for FG in 2017 – Immigration boss

The Comptroller General (CG) of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammed Babandede, has said that the NIS has generated more than N38billion between January and December 2017 from passport revenue, address verification fee, non refundable administration fee, e-pass among others.

Daily Trust

2019: PDP announces “generation next” plan

National Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Uche Secondus, on Wednesday said the party was coming up with “Generation Next” programme for repositioning youths to take over leadership in 2019.

Tribune

SPECIAL Assistant to Former President Goodluck Jonathan on New Media, Reno Omokri said on Wednesday that President Muhammadu Buhari lied by claiming that he handled the Dapchi Girls kidnapping saga better than Jonathan handled the Chibok girls kidnap.

The Nation

Buhari: we will bring back Dapchi, Chibok girls safely

 It was a tearful scene yesterday in Dapchi, the Yobe State community where Boko Haram snatched away 110 girls on February 19.

The Herald

Boko Haram Strike Maiduguri Hours After Buhari’s Visit

President Buhari narrowly escaped some serious danger as suspected Boko Haram insurgents attacked a village in Borno state, Alikaramchi village, close to Giwa barracks in Maiduguri on Wednesday night.

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