Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 5th October


Army promises cash reward for information on missing 

Abuja—Nigerian Army has offered cash rewards to residents of Jos who will provide information that will lead to the whereabouts of missing Major General Idris Alkali.


PDP Presidential Primary: Atiku, Saraki, Tambuwal, Kwankwaso in Neck-to-Neck Jostle for Delegates

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) last night met again with its 12 aspirants jostling for its presidential ticket for the 2019 general elections, in a bid to ensure a rancour-free outcome for its national convention holding tomorrow in Port-Harcourt, the capital of Rivers State.

The Sun

Lagos APC primary: Party playing dangerous political game-Fayose

Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has chided the All Progressive Congress (APC) on the party’s governorship primary on going in Lagos State, saying the party is playing a dangerous political game by placing party politics before the popular will of the people.


Abuja earth tremors induce fears of volcanic eruptions

The Federal Government fears the recent earth tremors in parts of Abuja could lead to volcanic eruptions following the discovery of a substance in one of the sites.

Daily Times

FG flags off N1.07bn erosion control project in A’Ibom OCTOBER

The Federal Government on Thursday flagged off a N1.7billion erosion control work on Nduetong Oku-Ikpa road, cutting across Uruan and Uyo Local Government Areas of Akwa Ibom.


Group Hails Ambode, Urges Lagosians To Embrace Peace

Members of the Return Ambode Group 2019 spread across Abuja, Lagos and diaspora have congratulated Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode for accepting defeat and allowing peace to reign in Lagos State. This is even as the group urged Lagosians to embrace peace.

Daily Trust

Lagos: Four feared dead as violence mars APC National Assembly primaries

There was pandemonium in some parts of Lagos State on Thursday as hoodlums suspected to be political thugs, attacked and disrupted National Assembly primaries of the ruling All progressive Congress (APC) which were conducted in different wards across the State.

The Nation

PDP to pressurize presidential aspirants to step down

The leadership and key stakeholders of  the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will today persuade some of the 12 presidential aspirants to voluntarily withdraw from the race ahed of the convention which starts tomorrow in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.


National Convention: PDP in crucial meeting on Friday

The main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is to have a crucial meeting on Friday to finalise strategies for the conduct of its national Convention kicking off in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Saturday. 


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