Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 17th January


It’ll be grave mistake to return PDP to power—Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said it would be a grave mistake to return Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidates at any level back to government, adding that his government would make Ajaokuta Steel Company, ASC, work to ensure massive employment of Nigerians, especially residents of Ajaokuta.


Osinbajo: New Code of Corporate Governance Will Reduce Corruption

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday launched the National Code of Corporate Governance 2018, saying that its implementation will promote economic growth, lower cost of capital, minimise wastage and tackle corruption.

The Sun

Abia monarchs urge politicians to think about Nigeria’s future

A cross-section of traditional rulers in Abia have advised political office seekers in the country to put the interest of Nigeria above their personal ambition.

Daily Times

Buhari declines assent on 5 more bills, seeks Senate confirmation of appointments into NEDC, NFIU

President Muhammadu Buhari yet declined assent on five different bills transmitted to him by the National Assembly.


6,203 Ekiti Teachers Get N146m Special Allowances

No fewer than 6,203 public primary and secondary schools teachers serving in rural areas and teaching core subjects in Ekiti State are to benefit from the N146 million allowances released by the state government.

Daily Trust

Many of those seeking power have failed Nigeria- Mrs Saraki

Wife of the Senate President, Mrs Toyin Saraki has warned that many of those seeking power at this year’s general elections had failed Nigeria in their respective capacity.

The Nation

How Atiku blocked restructuring as VP, by Osinbajo

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday argued that the struggle to restructure Nigeria started several years ago by people who saw the need early and who were sincere about it.


No Fund To States Without Compliance With Basic Education Plan —UBEC

T HE executive secretary of the Universal Basic Education Commission, Dr Hamid Bobboyi, has insisted that all states must adhere strictly to the provisions of the National Medium Term Basic Education Strategic Plan already approved by the Federal Government.

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