Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 23rd January


You’re an election rigger without peer, Tinubu blasts Obasanjo

NATIONAL Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, yesterday, took a swipe at  the former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo accusing him of being responsible for the flaws in Nigeria’s political economy since 1999.


Onnoghen Goes on Appeal as CCT Rejects High Courts’ Orders

The lead counsel to the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN), has vowed to appeal yesterday’s ruling by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), dismissing the orders of three high courts and the National Industrial Court that restrained it from proceeding with the arraignment of Onnoghen by the Code of Conduct Bureau.

The Sun

2019: NSCDC warns youths against election violence

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Commandant General, Abdullahi Gana Muhammdu has cautioned Nigerian youths on the danger of engaging in election violence. He told Daily Sun: “A violence-free election in 2019 is achievable if all stakeholders join hand to make it achievable.

Daily Times

ASUU strike: NANS threatens boycott of 2019 general elections

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has threatened to boycott the forthcoming 2019 general elections slated to hold on February 16 and March 2 respectively.

Daily Trust

The Chairman of Gwer West Local Government Council in Benue State, Francis Ayagah, yesterday, denied report that he was punished by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for chanting All Progressives Congress (APC) at a PDP rally in his domain.

The Nation

Emefiele to Atiku: your monetary policy agenda disastrous

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele has warned that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate’s suggestion that the exchange rate should be free float is a recipe for disaster.


PDP Will Create Wealth, Honour Traditional Rulers ― Makinde

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Oyo State, Seyi Makinde has assured the people of the state that his administration in the state will create wealth to solve major security and economic problems in the state and give due honour to the traditional rulers in the state.

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