Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 4th August

Punch

FG, APC plot court order to remove Saraki, Ekweremadu ‘PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has accused the All Progressives Congress and the Federal Government of plotting to use ‘a fraudulent interim court order’ to declare vacant, the seat of the President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, following his defection from the APC to the Peoples…

Vanguard

Efcc moves against top Jamb directors over alleged N8b fraud.


Detectives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, are closing in on top officials of the Joint Admission Matriculations Board, JAMB, allegedly fingered in the alleged diversion of more than N8 billion between 2010 and 2015.

ThisDay

Support Buhari, Root Out Looters, Oshiomhole Tells APC Members

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has called on the youths and supporters of the party to support President Muhammad Buhari ‘to Root out thieves and treasury looters, who believe it is their birthright to continue to loot.’

The Nation

Fayoses deputy files 700-page petition against Fayemi


Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Kolapo Olusola, has dragged new governor-elect, Kayode Fayemi, before the Election Petition Tribunal.Olusola, who was the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the July 14 governorship election, urged the court to annul Fayemis victory, claiming the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who was declared winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), didnt defeat him at the polls.Olusola argued that he scored the highest number

The Sun

Defection battle: Buhari’s men declare war on Saraki, Tambuwal, Ortom

Indications emerged at the weekend that President Muhammadu Buhari’s allies have declared a ‘political

Daily Times

Power generation rises to 7,000 mega watts Fashola


The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola (SAN), has disclosed that Nigerias current power generation has reached 7000 Mega Watts.

Daily Trust

Makarfi cautions PDP leaders on accommodation of defectors


A former governor of Kaduna State and presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election, Senator Ahmed Makarfi has urged the leadership of its party to thread with caution in the accommodation and integration of those that defected to the party in recent times to avoid implosion.

Leadership

  1. Bamisaye’s Death Devoid Of Politics – Family

The family of Late Sir Michael Kayode Bamisaye has dismissed the insinuations that his death had political undertone.

Tribune

Ekiti election: PDP’s Olusola files petition, says ‘thieves of my mandate won’t enjoy benefits for long


Deputy governor of Ekiti State and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the July 14 governorship election in the state, Professor , has filed a petition challenging the result of the election,

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