Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 25th September


FG recalls Paris Club refund for 5 states 

lagos—The Federal Government, yesterday, ordered recall of the second tranche of the London and Paris Club Refunds disbursed to five states, amounting to about $2.7 billion (N972 billion.)

The Sun

2019 presidency: PDP may drop aspirants with graft cases

A leader of the PDP in Adamawa told Daily Sun that it is in the interest of the opposition party not to field any candidate with any encumbrances in 2019.


Osun Election: PDP Rallies Opposition Parties against APC

Ahead of Thursday’s supplementary governorship election in Osun State, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has begun to rally opposition party against the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), which came second in last Saturday’s election that was declared inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).


PDP goes to court over Osun election

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday declared it would seek legal redress following Sunday’s declaration by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that the Osun State governorship election was inconclusive.

Daily Times

Buhari approves South-east free export zone – Ikpeazu

The first ever free export zone in the South East to be sited at the Enyimba Economic City, Aba, has been approved by President Muhammad Buhari. Abia Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu disclosed this at the official opening of the Okezuo Abia Organisation campaign office, at Mission Hill Umuahia,


Hope rises as 51 Ibadan communities end 14-year blackout

Residents in 50 communities in Ona Ara Local Government Area of Oyo state are at present getting set to dissolve their forced marriage with generating sets as the 14 years blackout in the communities is about to become history. YEJIDE GBENGA-OGUNDARE who visited the community reports that expectations are high and the people cannot hide their excitement at the prospect of lighting a bulb without the cacophony of generating sets permeating their community.

The Nation

Osun rerun: INEC describes CUPP allegation as baseless

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has described as irresponsible and baseless, the allegation that uncollected Permanent Voter Cards were being released ahead of the Osun State Governorship rerun election.

The Herald

FG Recalls N972bn Paris Club Refund To Osun, 4 Other States

The Federal Government has ordered the recall of $2.7 billion (N972 billion) London and Paris Club refunds payment to Osun, Imo, Delta, Rivers and Benue States.


APC To INEC, Others: Stop PDP’s Vote-buying In Osun Re-run

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and all security agents must do everything to stop vote buying in Thusday’s Osun election rerun.



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