Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 27th March


Man robs, kills Taxify driver; nabbed by FSARS

A 29-year-old robbery suspect, Ikechukwu Ozorumba, who allegedly escaped after strangulating a Taxify driver and stealing his car, has been arrested by operatives of the Federal Special Anti-robbery Squad, FSARS, at Adeniji Adele, Lagos Island, Lagos.

The Sun

INEC withholds certificates of Zamfara gov, Assembly members-elect

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it will not issue certificates of return to the All Progressives Congress (APC) Zamfara state governor-elect and the House of Assembly members-elect, following the ruling of the Sokoto Division of the Court of Appeal, on Monday.

Daily Times

INEC fixes Adamawa supplementary gov’ship election for March 28

A High Court sitting in Yola, Adamawa State capital, on Tuesday, vacated its order stopping the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from conducting supplementary Governorship election in the state.


INEC holds supplementary guber election in Adamawa tomorrow

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is holding the supplementary governorship election in Adamawa State tomorrow, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Kassim Geidam, has confirmed.


Ex-NIA Boss, Wife, Yet To Report At EFCC

Three days after the declaration of the former Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ambassador Ayodele Oke and his wife, Folasade, wanted   over fraud charges filed against them, LEADERSHIP investigation shows that they are yet to report at the office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

The Nation

Why Police are ineffective, by Acting IG Adamu

Acting Inspector General of Police,  Mohammed Adamu has explained why the  Police are not efficient as they should be.

Daily Trust

Ogun: Akinlade hires Adeleke’s lawyer as battle shifts to tribunal

The gubernatorial candidate of Allied Peoples Movement (APM) in Ogun State, Adekunle Akinlade and his party have hired a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Dr. Onyechi Ikpeazu, to lead other top legal practitioners as the gubernatorial battle shifts to the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal.


No Outsider Will Impose Senate President, Leaders On 9th Senate ― PDP Caucus

The Senate caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said on Tuesday that outsiders will play no role in electing the Senate President of the 9th Senate which will be inaugurated in June.


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