Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 20th August

Vanguard

Benue indigenes in diaspora condemn EFCC’s harassment of Ortom

AGROUP, Igede People of Benue State in Diaspora, has joined in the condemnation of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for demanding the minutes of the State Security Council meetings between 2015 and 2018, describing the act as harassment and intimidation taken to the extreme.

The Nation

Tinubu: Saraki, Tambuwal left APC for fear of Buhari


All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Tinubu yesterday spoke on the defection of some chieftains from the ruling party to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).He said the defectors, including Senate President Bukola Saraki and Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal, left the APC because they wanted automatic tickets and the sharing of the national wealth, which the party could not guarantee.Tinubu said those anticipating the decline of the APC….

ThisDay

Tinubu: Uncertainty over Automatic Ticket Made Saraki, Tambuwal to Leave APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Senator Bola Tinubu, has stated that the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, and the Sokoto State Governor, Mr. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, among others, left the APC because the ruling party could not offer them automatic tickets. He said in Lagos that the defectors wanted automatic…

The Sun

House demolition: It’s nothing personal, says Ajimobi’s aide

Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan Special Adviser on Communication and Strategy to Governor Abiola Ajimobi of ….

The Authority

Defection: 252 aides abandon Tambuwal pledge loyalty to APC

No fewer than two hundred and fifty two Special Advisers and Special Assistants, loyal to the All Progressives Congress ( APC), have resigned from the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP), led Sokoto state government .

Daily Times

Rivers bye-election: Police has declared war on Rivers State, Wike alleges

The Rivers State Governor, Barr. Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has alleged that the consistency with which the Police sabotaged the electoral process.

Daily Trust

Suspended Rivers by-election: APC lauds electorate for defending votes

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has lauded the Rivers State electorate for defending their votes despite the violence and snatching of electoral materials allegedly perpetuated by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during Saturdays suspended by-election for Port Harcourt Constituency 3 in the Rivers State House of Assembly.

Leadership

Reps Urge PMB To Order Immediate Arrest Of Oshiomhole


A group of lawmakers in the House of Representatives under the auspices of Parliamentary Democrats Group (PDG) has welcomed President Muhammadu Buhari from his vacation with an appeal on him to order the arrest of the All Progressives Congress (APC) national chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole saying he is a threat to the country’s democracy

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Tribune

INEC budget: Presidency attacks Saraki

The Presidencyon Sundayheaped the blame for the delay in passing the budget of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Senate President Bukola Saraki who it said led the National Assembly to delay the passage

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