Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 23rd January

Punch

Cattle colonies: Southern states shun FG’s request for land

No state in the southern Nigeria has volunteered to provide land to the Federal Government to set up cattle colonies in order to address the incessant clashes between herdsmen and farmers.

Vanguard

Benue may cut alignment with North over killings 

MAKURDI – DISTURBED by the recurring attacks on Benue communities and the attendant large death tolls, leaders of the state have mandated the state government to cut socio-political alignment with the North, if the killings continued.

The Sun

2019 Presidency: Lamido ‘ll lead PDP to victory – Campaign

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North West Zonal Coordinator of the Lamido Campaign Organisation, Hon. Sani Liti has said that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential hopeful, Alhaji Sule Lamido has what it takes to lead the par

Thisday

Herdsmen Attacks Will be Brought Under Control, Buhari Promises

With the growing outcry over the attacks and gruesome killings carried out by suspected herders of cattle in several farmlands in several parts of the country, President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that the rising attacks on communities by herdsmen would soon be brought under control by the security forces deployed in vulnerable areas across the country.

Daily Times

We’ll end herdsmen attacks soon, Buhari assures Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to bring an end to the incessant attacks by herdsmen across the nation as security forces have been deployed to the affected areas in all the federation.

Guardian

IG orders probe of alleged $10,000 loan to senator, threat

 The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has ordered an investigation into an alleged threat to life and an unpaid $10,000 loan between Senator Nelson Effiong and a United States based lady, Nsedu Onyile.

Daily Trust

Kwankwaso, Ganduje set to hold parallel rally in Kano

Former Kano State Governor, Dr Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso and ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) under the leadership of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje are set to hold parallel political rally in Kano on January 30, Daily Trust learnt.

Tribune

Lawmaker Urges Caution Over Cattle Colony in Kogi

Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Capital Market and Institutions, Hon Tajudeen Yusuf has pleaded with the kogi state Governor, Yahaya Bello to tread cautiously and avoid taking unilateral decisions over adoption of the proposed cattle colony by the Federal Government.

Leadership

Lawmaker Urges Caution Over Cattle Colony in Kogi

Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Capital Market and Institutions, Hon Tajudeen Yusuf has pleaded with the kogi state Governor, Yahaya Bello to tread cautiously and avoid taking unilateral decisions over adoption of the proposed cattle colony by the Federal Government.

The Nation

Presidency outlines Buhari’s achievements

The Presidency has appealed to former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Ghali Na’Abba, to take a second look at Muhammadu Buhari administration’s achievements since its inception on May 29, 2015.

 

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