Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 5th June

Punch

Offa robberies: nPDP pulls out of talks with Presidency, APC

The new Peoples Democratic Party bloc in the All Progressives Congress has kicked against the linking of Saraki and  Ahmed to the Offa banks robberies.

Vanguard

FG promises to complete all abandoned road projects in N-Delta

Minister of Niger-Delta Affairs, Pastor Usani Uguru Usani, has said that the Federal Government has intensified efforts to ensure early completion of all abandoned road projects in Niger- Delta region by the previous governments in the country and all ongoing road projects in the region for the benefit of the people of the region.

The Sun

Soldiers rescue 148 hostages from Boko Haram captives in Borno

The Nigerian Army says its soldiers on counter-insurgency operations, in the North East, have rescued 148 persons  held hostage by the Boko Haram terrorists group.

Thisday

Ancient Kano Wall Disappears Along with History

Illegal encroachment and a lack of maintenance has led to the destruction of the city’s historical barrier

Daily Times

Tell Them To Shut Up ! I am a big boy, just like Tinubu and Uzor Kalu – Fayose JUNE 5, 2018 Governor Fayose of Ekiti State has told his critics to shut up because they are not of the same age.

Daily Trust

Nyame’s kinsmen protest jail sentence

The Mumuye, tribesmen of a former Governor of Taraba State, Jolly Nyame, took to the streets in Jalingo yesterday to protest the 14-year jail term slammed on him by a high court.

Tribune

Fayose to Akeredolu: Don’t create crisis in Ekiti over support for Fayemi 

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has cautioned his Ondo State counterpart, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, to tread with caution on his support for former Governor Kayode Fayemi’s governorship ambition on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) for the July 14 election, urging him to avoid things that could cause problems in Ekiti.

The Nation

Police give Saraki 48hrs to explain link with suspects

Senate President Bukola Saraki will no longer visit the police over the April 5 Offa, Kwara State bank robbery, it was learnt yesterday.

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