Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today;16th June

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PDP National Secretary Escapes Lynching, Runs Away Barefooted

Former national secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prof. Wale Oladipo, and former national auditor, Wole Adeyanju, escaped lynching by youths protesting Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff’s re-emergence as chairman, with the Oladipo reportedly hurrying out of the party headquarters without any footwear.


Ondo magistrate sues commission for wrongful sacking

A Chief Magistrate II in the Ondo State judiciary, Dr. Rebecca Anjola-Ayeni, has dragged the state’s judicial Service Commission before the National Industrial Court sitting in Akure over the alleged wrongful termination of her employment by the commission.


Wife begs court to dissolve 16-year-old marriage, says hubby threatens her with Ogboni cult

A 35-year-old housewife, Tomilola Ogundele, yesterday, asked an Ikole Customary Court to dissolve her 16-year-old marriage to Olanrewaju Aluko over alleged threats to her life.


Rampaging PDP Youths Sack Sheriff from Party’s Secretariat

Less than two days after he stormed the National Secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) along with his loyalists to imposed himself as National Chairman, of the party aggrieved youths have sacked Senator Ali Modu Sheriff from the national secretariat.

The Sun

How Lagos govt illegally sacked us from our jetties

FOR over three decades, he has been at the forefront of promoting water transportation business in Lagos. But these are not the best of times for Mr. Tarzan Ganiyu Balogun, Chief Executive Officer of Tarzan Marine Enterprises. He’s also the national president of Association of Tourist Boat Operators and Water Transporters of Nigeria (ATBOWATON).

Daily Times

Senate, House of Reps promise to quicken resuscitation of Ajaokuta Steel Coy

The Senate and the House of Representatives Joint Committee on Privatization has promised to work with other stakeholders to ensure the quick resuscitation of Ajaokuta Steel Company in Kogi State.

Daily Trust

Kogi gov faults anti-party allegation

Kogi State governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, yesterday debunked the allegation of anti-party activities leveled against his government, saying it is a ploy by people who don’t mean well for the state.
A statement issued in Lokoja, by his special Adviser on Media and Strategy, Malam Abdulmalik Abdulkarim, described the allegation as “spurious”, noting that members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), were well represented in the present government.

The Nation

Buhari condoles Ghanaian President over mother’s death

President Muhammadu Buhari has spoken to President John Mahama of Ghana to offer condolences to Mahama’s family on the passing away of his mother, Hajia Abiba Nnaba.


Vigilante group clears B/Haram camps in Borno

MEMBERS of vigilante group assisting the military in its clearance operations in the North-East have destroyed terrorists camp located in south of Sabon Garin Bale, Borno State.



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