Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 26th April, 2019

Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today

Vanguard

Chibok girls: We will not give up, says Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, commended efforts of the outgoing administration of Governor Kashim Ibrahim Shettima of Katsina State in promoting education as counter strategy to Boko Haram ideology and insurgency.

Thisday

Magistrates Visit Police Cells to Check Human Rights Abuse, Falana Reveals

Following the persistent complaints from the human rights community against police brutality and abuses perpetrated by men of the Nigerian Police against persons detained in police cells, the Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Olufunmilayo Opeyemi Oke, has mandated some magistrates to visit police stations and interview people detained by the police.

The Sun

How PDP manipulated Sokoto governorship poll –Dingyadi

Guardian

Okorocha sets up governing councils for new tertiary institutions

Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo has set up governing councils for the three newly established tertiary institutions in the state. The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr Sam Onwuemeodo, in a statement disclosed that the members of the councils were urged to ensure the smooth take-off of the institutions.

 

Daily Times

2019 Election: Atiku legal team decries INEC refusal to documents

The Atiku-Obi February 23, 2019, presidential election petition legal team has decried the refusal of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to produce polling documents from the elections after the Court of Appeal granted an order directing the commission to allow them access.

Leadership

Again, Kaduna Govt. Imposes 24-Hour Curfew On Kajuru LGA

The Kaduna State Government has imposed a 24-hour curfew in Kajuru Local Government Area following security breaches in the area.

Daily Trust

You can’t get away with a ‘stolen mandate’, PDP tells Orji Uzor Kalu 

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party  (PDP) in Abia North Senatorial District has told senator- elect,  Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu of the All Progressives Congress, ( APC) that he can’t get away with what it termed “a stolen mandate”.

The Nation

Police trace Otedola bridge fire suspect to Kano

Tribune

9th NASS: Lawan Lobbies South East, South South Senators

The battle for the leadership of the incoming 9th Assembly deepens on Thursday following indications that the Senate Leader, Senator Ahmad Lawan had intensified his consultations and concluded meetings with lawmakers of the South South and South East.

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