Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 20th January


Buhari, Atiku, others should scrap security votes, immunity – SERAP

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to major presidential candidates for Nigeria’s February 16 election urging them to “publicly commit to revolutionary and innovative anti-corruption reforms in five key areas, such as security votes, power sector corruption, judicial corruption and removal of immunity for presidents, vice-presidents, state governors and deputy state governors.”


Buhari Absent as Atiku Pulls out of Presidential Debate

The much advertised 2019 Presidential Debate organised by the Nigeria Elections Debate Group (NEDG) and Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria (BON) held yesterday without the participation of the two leading candidates, President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

The Sun

2019 Presidential Debate: What I will do to revive Nigeria’s economy – Moghalu

Presidential Candidate Kingsley Moghalu, of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), has disclosed plans to revive the economy of Nigeria if elected as president in the forthcoming election.

Daily Times

APC solidarity network exposes Naja’atu Muhammd as mole working for PDP in Buhari govt

The North East Solidarity Network of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has made a shocking disclosure on some persons believed to be moles working against the unity and interest of the country. The group particularly called out Naja’atu Muhammad, a Commissioner at the Police Service Commission (PSC), whom it claimed had been working against the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government.

Daily Trust

APC remains the only option for Nigerians – Mrs. Buhari

The wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, on Saturday said the only option for the betterment of Nigeria is for Nigerians to vote for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming elections.


I’m No Longer In Senatorial Race – Gov Ahmed

Kwara State governor, Alh Abdulfatah Ahmed, has said that Senator Rafiu Ibrahim remains the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) candidate for Kwara south senatorial district.


#2019Debate: Supporters Of Sowore Protest Noninclusion Among Participants

The Nation

Retired generals’ conspiracy against Buhari’ll fail, says Oshiomhole

Alleged conspiracy by some retired generals to frustrate the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari next month is doomed to fail,the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole,vowed yesterday.

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