Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 26th June



Osinbajo, Ambode, Dangote express confidence in Nigeria’s quick economic recovery

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, and President of Dangote Group Alhaji Aliko Dangote, have expressed confidence in the speedy recovery of Nigeria’s ailing economy if  current efforts directed at revamping the economy are sustained.


Kuje Jail Break: Prisons Boss Confirms Escape of Two Prisoners

The Controller General of Prisons Service (CGP), Mr. Ja’afaru Ahmed, on Saturday confirmed that only two prison inmates at the Kuje Medium Prison escaped from their cell during a minor jail break, which occurred between 7pm and 8pm on Friday night.The Sun

Daily Times

Defeating Insurgency and Buhari’s winning strategy

The economy is biting hard and there are other things of concern as well.Militants are running riot down south and their activities further undermine the economy.

Daily Trust

Adamawa gov should vacate office — Ex-aspirants

Two ex-governorship aspirants in Adamawa State have asked a Federal High Court in Abuja to direct Governor Umar Jibrilla Bindow to immediately vacate the office of the governor of the state.


LG Poll: 6 APC Aspirants Reject Zoning Formula

Six chairmanship aspirants for Ogbadibo Local Government Council on the platform of the All Progressives Congress from zone “B”  have rejected the zoning arrangement announced by the state chairman of the party, Mr. Abah Yaro.



PDP, APC trade words over voter registration in Ondo •As govt calls for extension

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State, on Friday, accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state of organising a parallel voter’s registration exercise.

The Nation

Army defends Buratai over $1.5m Dubai properties

The Army yesterday rose in defence of its Chief of Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai over his acquisition of two properties in Dubai.

New Telegraph

You Can’t Fix Nigeria Without Education Gana, Oyedepo Tell Buhari

The duo of the former Minister of Information and National Orientation and the Chancellor of Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State and General Overseer of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, Prof. Jerry Gana and Dr. David Oyedepo respectively, have advised President Muhammadu Buhari to consider fixing the education sector if truly he is committed to rewriting the nation’s history for good.

Daily Independent

Buhari Must Be At The Negotiation Table To End Militancy In Niger Delta – IYC –

The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) worldwide has told President Muhammadu Buhari to personally  lead the dialogue with the Niger Delta people towards finding a lasting solution to the recurring militancy in the region.


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