Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 21st August

Vanguard

Buhari campaign attracts 1,000 affiliates’BCAN

NATIONAL Laison Officer of Bus Conductors Association, BCAN, of Buhari Campaign Organisation of Nigeria, BCO, Prince Israel Adeshola, weekend disclosed that over 1000 affiliate bodies have joined the BCO within the last three months.

The Nation

Buhari orders security chiefs to step up anti-terror battle

Kwara police seize vehicle filled with knivesYobe restricts movement as Adamawa cancels Sallah homage to traditional rulersPresident Muhammadu Buhari yesterday directed the security agencies to step up their battle to secure the country.He gave the directive during the Security Council meeting at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.The meeting was held amid reports of security threats ahead of todays Eid-El-Kabir celebration.Many states are taking steps to guarantee a hitch-free celebration.

ThisDay

Akpabio: APC will Take over Akwa Ibom Like Hitler Took Poland

Former governor of Akwa Ibom, Senator Godswill Akpabio, said at the weekend that the takeover of the state by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019 would be as total as the 1940 invasion of Poland by the German dictator, Adolf Hitler. Akpabio, who recently defected from the Peoples Democratic Party.

Guardian

Court restrains Cross River APC, NWC from conducting fresh congress

An Abuja High Court has given an injunction restraining the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Cross River State from conducting fresh primaries.Justice O.A Musa also restrained the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party from doing so, pending the determination of the applicable suit.

The Sun

I’m under pressure to return to Senate ‘ Ngige

TheMinister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has said he…

Daily Times

Army condemns act by female soldier who brutalised girl in Lagos


To investigation alleged brutality Joy Anyim, Lagos. The Nigerian Army on Monday condemned the brutal and inhuman treatment metted on a 10 year old..

Daily Trust

PDP decries APC’s use of police, military for elections


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has decried what it termed the “unrelenting” use of security forces, including special police and military units by the All Progressives Congress (APC) for elections in the country.

Leadership

Okorocha To Atiku: Leave Imo Alone

The Governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha has called on the former Vice-President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar to focus on his quest to contest for the presidential seat and not to engage in berating the state and the Governor. Okorocha was reacting to the comments made by the Former Vice-President, when he visited the state.

Tribune

APC will win Edo ‘APC chairman


Edo State chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Anslem Ojezua, recently spoke on the rift in the party, President Muhammadu Buhari’s performance, Governor Godwin Obaseki’s efforts and his optimism of victory in 2019. 

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