Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 25th June



Herdsmen attack 11 Plateau villages, kill 86, torch 50 houses

Plateau State was on Sunday thrown into mourning with the killing of 86 persons in the attacks on about 11 communities in the Gashish District by suspected Fulani herdsmen.


Plateau bloodbath: Very painful, regrettable, says Buhari

Plateau Killings: We need quick response to tackle security crisis – Saraki President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed regret over the reported killings of innocent people in Plateau and vowed that his administration would not rest until the murderers and sponsors are brought to justice.

The Sun

Ekiti guber: PDP concocting lies against Fayemi – aide

Media aide to the John Kayode Fayemi Campaign Organisation, Wole Olujobi, has replied chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Ekiti State, Gboyega Oguntuase, on his allegation that Fayemi could not account for N16.7 billion he claimed to have made as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) during his tenure as governor between 2011 and 2017.


Massacre in Plateau as Gunmen Kill over 100  

The orgy of violence in the country persisted at the weekend as gunmen invaded three local government areas in Plateau State, killing over 100 persons.

Daily Times

Fayose urges support for PDP candidate

The 23th Ekiti State University (EKSU), convocation was during the weekend turned to campaign rally as the State Governor, Ayo Fayose used the occasion to canvass vote for his Deputy, who is the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the state, Prof. Kolapo Olusola Eleka


NUPENG faults N11.5b infrastructure budget cut by National Assembly

The leadership of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has faulted the N11.5 billion infrastructure vote cut in the 2018 budget by the National Assembly. The oil workers argued that the action portends a negative socio-economic impact on national and regional road projects like the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, the second Niger Bridge, the East-West road as well as Bonny-Bodo highway, among others.

Daily Trust

1 Div troops kill 20 bandits, recover weapons, ammunition in Zamfara

Troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army in the ongoing Operation IDON RAINI Corridor II raided armed bandits’ hideouts in Jambrini Village in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State in the early hours of 23 June 2018 and destroyed several operational camps of the bandits.


Prepare for defeat of APC’s Fayemi in Ekiti, Fayose tells Presidency

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose, has said the Presidency should be ready for the defeat of the All Progressives Congress and its candidate in the July 14 governorship election in the state.


Police Offer N1m To Public To Reveal Masked Lady

The Lagos State Police Command has offered million Naira reward to anybody with useful information that will lead to the arrest of the hooded lady who alleged that Christopher Marcel Nabugwu, an Inspector of Police is living in opulence.

The Nation

Tinubu to Buhari: ignore Obasanjo

All Progressives Congress( APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Tinubu yesterday asked President Muhammadu Buhari to ignore any letter from former President Olusegun Obasanjo and seek re-election.


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