Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 12th May, 2019

Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today


Ruined: From six children, I became a widow, childless — Survivor of fire set by jilted lover 

JUMOKE SANUMI, the 35-year-old mother of the six children who were roasted alive in their one-room apartment allegedly set ablaze by the jilted boyfriend of her junior sister, Deji Adenuga, in Igbodigo in Okitipupa council area of Ondo State, said she escaped death by the whiskers in the early morning arson.


Ganduje Installs New Emirs, Says Court Order Came Late

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje on Saturday installed the four new Emirs of Rano, Bichi, Karaye and Gaya Emirates, who were appointed via a controversial bill he signed into law on Wednesday, saying that court order restraining the State Government from implementing the law came late after letters of appointment had been issued to the new Emirs.


EFCC seals Saraki’s property in Ikoyi

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said it was unaware of the sealing of multiple residential properties allegedly purchased by the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, in the Ikoyi area of Lagos State, using state funds when he was governor of Kwara State.

The Sun

The Consul General of Nigeria in Johannesburg, South Africa, Godwin Adama, has said the conception by some communities in South African that Nigerians engage in drug peddling and drug sales is responsible for xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in the country. 

Daily Times

Appeal Court faults CCT order suspending Onnoghen 

The Court of Appeal, Abuja Division on Friday, faulted the order issued by the Code of Conduct Tribunal on January 23, 2019 that suspended former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, from office.


Dangote’s Sound Warnings To The North

Alhaji  Aliko Dangote, President of the Dangote Group, needs no introduction, as the world’s richest black man alive today.

Daily Trust

PDP accuses APC leadership of complicity

The PDP has accused the APC leadership at both national and state levels of being behind the latest attempt to arraign Senator Mohammed as part of an alleged wider plan to rob him and people of the state of their mandate.

The Nation

Governor in trouble over N100b local govt cash

A state governor is in trouble for allegedly withdrawing about N100billion from his state’s Joint Local Government Account (SJLGA) under the guise of addressing security challenges.


INEC, Oshiomhole Are After Me —Okorocha

Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has been having a running battle with his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) in recent months. The travails got compounded when the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) refused to issue him a Certificate of Return for his victory at the senatorial election during the February 23, National Assembly elections


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