Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 8th March

The Nation

El-Rufai, Ganduje, Bello under fire over ‘attack on senators’

Three governors – Yahaya Bello (Kogi), Nasir El-Rufai (Kaduna) and Abdullahi Ganduje (Kano) – came under fire in the Senate yesterday.


APC has no specific plans for youth development ―Sen Dino Melaye

Indications emerged on Tuesday that the Senate and the House of Representatives might be working on a plan to override the veto of President Muhammadu Buhari on the Peace Corps Bill.

 Daily Trust

Amaechi remains S’South anchor in Buhari gov’t — Forum

The South South Legacy Forum (SSLF) has said the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, remains the vocal person in the South South in the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government.


Aregbesola honours workers for sacrifice

The governor of Osun State, Rauf Aregbesola, has described workers in the state civil service as treasures deserved to be honoured and celebrated by his administration.Aregbesola, who commissioned 8km dual carriage road named ‘Workers Drive’ in Osogbo, said the civil servants had shown high level of understanding and cooperated with the government when the state was in financial crisis.

Daily Times

PDP condemns Buhari’s inability to visit victims of Taraba Killings

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned President Muhammadu Buhari’s inability to visit families and communities that lost their loved ones during the killings to Taraba State during his visit to the state on Monday.

This Day

After Seven-Year Trial, Court Sentences Charles Okah to Life Imprisonment

After a trial that lasted more than seven years, Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Federal High Court, Abuja, finally sentenced Charles Okah and his accomplice, Obi Nwabueze, to life imprisonment for their complicity in the October 1, 2010 independence day bombings near the Eagle Square, Abuja, that resulted in the deaths of 12 persons.

The Sun

Buhari receives FIFA World Cup trophy, pledges support for Eagles

President Muhammadu Buhari, Wednesday evening, at the new Banquet Hall,at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, received the FIFA World Cup Trophy .


2019: Dickson urges PDP members to close ranks

YENAGOA— Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State  has called on members of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, to close ranks and work together to brighten the prospects of the party ahead of the 2019 general elections.


Boko Haram, herdsmen’s attacks sign of internal aggression, says Fayose

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has alleged that the continued insurgence in the country is a manifestation of internal aggression and not external one.



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