Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 9th May, 2019

Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today


IGP orders transfer of over 6,000 policemen out of Lagos to Zamfara, others 

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has ordered the immediate transfer of over 6,000 senior policemen and rank and file out of Lagos State.


Yoruba Group Cautions el-Rufai over Attacks against Tinubu

A pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Omoluwabi Movement, has berated the Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, over his recent verbal attacks on the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.

Daily Times

Tribunal upholds order for Akpabio to inspect election materials

The National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state has rejected the application filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seeking to vacate the order granted by the tribunal authorizing Senator Godswill Akpabio to inspect all election materials.

Daily Trust

We’re not aware of our govs’ retreat in Dubai — PDP

The PDP has denied knowledge of its governors’ induction and investment retreat purportedly slated for May 16 to 22, 2019, in Dubai.


Nigeria Generates N64.8trn From Deepwater Operations

The group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Maikanti Baru has revealed that Nigeria’s deepwater operations have generated revenue exceeding $180 billion (N64.8trn) following industry players’ capital investment in excess of $65 billion.

The Nation

EFCC: no going back on Saraki probe