Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today; 17th July

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Punch

Sheriff is stubborn, he must prove he’s not a mercenary – Secondus

JOHN ALECHENU, former Acting National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, speaks on the crisis within the party, President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption war among other national issues

Vanguard

Irate youths destroy Catholic Church property, attack worshippers

A group of Muslim youths on Friday attacked St. Philip’s Catholic Parish, Baki Iku, close to Zuma Rock in Niger State.

Thisday

Commission Approves Promotion, Posting of AIGs

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has given approval for the promotion of 18 Commissioners of Police (CPs) to the next rank of Assistant Inspectors General of Police (AIGs) with 4 other AIGs.

The Su

110m Nigerians are poor, says Osinbajo

THE Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has disclosed that Nigeria has close to 110 million people who are poor and about two-tenth are in extreme poverty.

Daily Times

Osinbajo urges African nations to address inequality, poverty

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has reiterated the need for African nations to quickly address the problems of poverty and inequality.

Leadership

Police Arrests 8 Suspected Kid Armed Robbers

Lagos State police command has arrested eight suspected kid armed robbers who terrorized Lagosians at traffic jam.

The Nation

EFCC seizes N1.350b properties from Fayose

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has seized six choice properties allegedly acquired by Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State with stolen public funds.

New Telegraph

Militants threaten to bomb Nigeria’s largest gas plant

Militancy in the Niger-Delta is spreading like wild fire across most of the oil producing areas in the region.

Daily Independent

Choose Between PDP And APC – Oyegun Challenges Edo Electorate

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie Oyegun, on Saturday led no fewer than 13 APC state governors, party elders and leaders to the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium Benin City to flag off the campaign of the APC governorship candidate, Mr. Godwin Obaseki and his running mate, Hon. Philip Shaibu.

 

 

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