Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 1st September


Rivers 2019: Amaechi denies appointing Cole as Rivers APC candidate

The minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has denied insinuations that he appointed Tonye Dele Cole as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Rivers State, saying that he did not have the power to do so.

The Nation

2019: Tambuwal hopeful on emerging as PDP presidential flag bearer

Sokoto state Governor and a presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has expressed optimism on emerging as his partys flag bearer for the 2019 polls.Tambuwal who said he is the most credible and favoured, made the remark while responding to questions from newsmen in Sokoto. I am confident that the PDP presidential ticket will favour me Gods willing.


I Will Always Respect Rule of Law, Buhari Promises Merkel

Pleads for more German investors Merkel pledges to improve joint business relations Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has said his administration would always uphold the sanctity of the law in governing Nigeria. Buhari, who made the pledge yesterday, during a bilateral meeting he had with visiting German Chancellor,

The Sun

Balarabe Musa quits active politics

The National Chairman of Peoples Redemption Party (PRP), Alhaji Balarabe Musa, has informed party members that he will be vacating his position for a younger person due to his failing health condition The out-going chairman who is 80 years, made this known when he declared open the 54th meeting of….


3 APC lawmakers dump party in Osun

Three members of the ruling All Progressives Congress in Osun state House of Representatives on Saturday dumped the party to join Action Democratic Party (ADP). The defectors – Hon. Debo Akanbi representing Ede North, Hon. Abdullahi Ibrahim representing Iwo and Hon. Tajudeen Famuyide representing Ilesha West –

Daily Times

Dankwambo appoints former Osun guber aspirant, Adewopo as campaign Spokesman

The Gombe State governor and presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo has appointed Dr Ayoade Adewopo

Daily Trust

2019: Ambode to dump APC

The Governor of Lagos State, Akinwumi Ambode is reportedly in a closed door meeting with his political aides and executive council members to take a final stand on his future political ambition as the primaries draw closer.


Benue Govt To Demolish Houses In Makurdi

Mr Abraham Gbileeka, the General Manager of Benue Urban Development Board, says the board has marked no fewer than 300 buildings that contravened law for demolition in Makurdi. He said in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Makurdi that most of the affected structures were built on water channels.


Forum of local govt chairmen back Alao- Akala’s aspiration

The forum of Local Government Chairmen comprising of Elected Chairmen of Local Government areas and Local Council Development Areas in Oyo state has described the aspiration of Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala to vie for the Governorship


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