Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 23rd August


I won’t overrule Osinbajo, Daura’s sack as DSS boss final ‘ Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari is reported to have ignored pressure for the reinstatement of sacked Director-General of Department of State Service (DSS), Mr. Lawal Daura, saying he won’t overrule his Vice, Osinbajo’s decision for sacking the ex-DSS boss.

The Nation

Six-year term okay, says Ekweremadu

Deputy Senate Presiddent Ike Ekweremadu, yesterday renewed his call for a single six-year term for President and governors.For him, This will substantially reduce the political tensions and executive excesses that come with self-succession.In a facebook post, Ekweremdu added that the option is the only way to stop desperation in the political system.He said: As is always the case, Nigerias political atmosphere is getting toxic ahead of the 2019 general election and governance is taking a backsea



Defectors Do Not Fit Into APC Vision, Says House Member

The lawmaker representing Akoko-Edo federal constituency in the House of Representative, Peter Akpatason, has said those defecting from the All Progressives Congress (APC) do not fit into the vision of the party. Akpatason said the defectors would lose next year’s general election because they left good people in the APC to [


PDP will produce president in 2019, says Saraki

Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki yesterday said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would win the 2019 general election and produce a new president for the country.

The Sun

Your sacrifices won’t be in vain, Burutai tells wounded soldiers

Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Burutai, on Monday, assured soldiers wounded while fighting Boko Haram insurgents that their sacrifices would not be in vain. Burutai gave the assurance during a visit to the soldiers on admission at the 7 Division Medical Services and Hospital (DMSH) in Maiduguri. The visit was in celebration…

Daily Times

NBC condemns demolition of Ayefeles Music House

The demolition last weekend of Music House owned by Gospel singer Yinka Ayefele has been condemned by the management of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC).

Daily Trust

Presidency/Senate feud threatens democracy CSOs

About 15 civil society groups have flayed both the presidency and legislature for allowing the crisis between them to heat up the polity nationwide.


Why we may not guarantee take-off of Nigeria Air ‘ ATSSSAN

The Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN) has hinted that the much talk about take-off of a new national carrier under the present government may be a tall dream as the unions


2019: Why Nigerian Youths Are Becoming Despondent

For keen political watchers, there has been no shortage of doubt that the 2019 general election in Nigeria would be without strategic ambush among the political gladiators which, of course, forms part of every conventional democratic process. What has, however, caused concern among Nigerians is the volume of treacheries, horse-trading, and human tragedy tagged party


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