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Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 30th September

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LAGOS APC: Osinbajo, Tinubu, GAC seal Ambode’s fate, endorse Sanwo-Olu 

Ahead of All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship primary in Lagos State, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo,  Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and  the Governor’s Advisory Council, GAC, yesterday, endorsed  Mr  Babajide Sanwo-Olu for the party’s ticket for the 2019 elections.

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Stand Down or Face Impeachment, Tinubu’s Camp Threatens Ambode

As high-wired intrigues continue to play out in Lagos State over the incumbent governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode’s re-election bid, competent sources saturday revealed that a key segment of the party led by the National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has asked the governor to stand down his second term bid or face impeachment. The threat to impeach the governor is an escalation of pressure being piled on him to drop his quest for second term.

The Sun

Lagos 2019: Ambode finally dumped

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s dream of securing a second term ticket on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) may have been finally dashed.

Guardian

Governorship aspirant urges INEC to check buying of delegates

A governorship aspirant in Benue State on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prof. Joe Tor Iorlapuu, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) to check buying of delegates by moneybag politicians.

Daily Times

PDP bows to Wike, holds Oct 6 National Convention in Port Harcourt

Presidential aspirants sign peace bond Apparently evading post- convention crisis imminent from threat by Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Friday, finally settled for Port Harcourt as venue of its national convention scheduled for October 6 and 7, 2018.

Daily Trust

Lagos guber race: I’m ready for primaries, says Sanwo-Olu, Ambode’s rival

Director General, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-olu Campaign Organisation (BOSCO), Tayo Ayinde, on Sunday restated readiness of the organisation for the direct primaries rescheduled for Monday, 1st of October, 2018 by the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Lagos.

Leadership

UK: Donating €47m To Boost Nigeria’s Democracy

Coming to terms with the fact that Nigeria, which has long struggled with deepening democracy and governance, is in dire need of profound transformation, the United Kingdom, has promised to help address the different challenges and opportunities that lie ahead on the country’s path, especially as the clock to the 2019 general elections tick. Blessing Bature writes.

Tribune

Whoever wins PDP’s presidential ticket will get support from others —Kwankwaso

In this interview, former governor of Kano State, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso spoke about the forthcoming presidential primary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and issues surrounding the Kano State chapter of the party. The interview monitored on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily…

The Nation

2019: Buhari will be easy to defeat, Bafarawa

Former governor of Sokoto State and PDP presidential aspirant, Attahiru Bafarawa, has declared defeating APC- led administration of President Muhammadu Buhari will be an easy task if all the aspirants join hands with the party.

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Fayemi Names Members Of Judicial Panel On Human Rights Violations By Police

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In Areas Where F-SARS Are Effective, We Should Allow Them Work – Fayemi
Fayemi Names Members Of Judicial Panel On Human Rights Violations By Police

Governor Fayemi

Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi has constituted a judicial panel of inquiry to investigate cases of human rights violations against police officers.

The Governor named retired Justice Cornelius Akintayo and retired Police Commissioner, Mr. Dipo Ayeni, as members of the Judicial Panel of Inquiry.

This decision was contained in a statement signed by the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Yinka Oyebode.

Also Read: #EndSARS Protest: Edo Govt Sets-Up Judicial Panel

Other members of the panel are: Mrs. Yetunde Kolawole, State Counsel- Representing the Honourable Attorney-General & Commissioner for Justice,

Mrs. Kikelomo Owolabi, Chairperson, Nigerian Bar Association, Ikere-Ekiti Branch, and Mr. Rotimi Ojomoyela, Chair, Nigerian Union of Journalists, Ekiti State Branch.

Others include: Mr. Jamiu Abiodun Adigun, Representative, National Human Rights Commission, Mr. Adeyinka Opaleke, Representative, Legal Aid Council of Nigeria, Ms. Caroline Fakinlede, Ekiti State Youths Representative, Mr. Abiola Johnson-Ogunleye- Ekiti State Students Representative and Mr. Akin Rotimi, Researcher, Police Reforms.

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#EndSARS: ‘Protesters Are Not Here To Cause Chaos’ – Shehu Sani

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ASUU Struggle Is Legitimate And Morally Right, Says Shehu Sani

 

#EndSARS: 'Protesters Are Not Here To Cause Chaos' - Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani

Former lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani has expressed that the #EndSARS protesters demanding widespread police reform and good governance across the country are not chaos makers.

This is coming at a time when there have been reports of the government planning to deploy troops of the Nigerian military to control the situation which has heightened the tension in the country.

Also Read: BREAKING: #EndSARS Protesters Shut Alausa Secretariat

Reacting to the reports, the former lawmaker from Kaduna stated that the protesters are not mischief-makers as being reported in some quarters but rather people who want the chaos in the country to end.

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BREAKING: Abuja #EndSARS Protesters Block Kuje, Airport Road

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BREAKING: Abuja #EndSARS Protesters Block Kuje, Airport Road

#EndSARS protesters

#EndSARS protesters have blocked the Kuje road leading to the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua expressway.

The protesters also blocked the Airport road, preventing motorists from the right of way.

Although it has been reported that Soldiers have blocked the initial venue of the planned #EndSARS protest in Abuja.

Also Read: #EndSARS: For Some Of Us, SARS Has Been Beneficial – Gov Sule

The military officers were stationed at the popular Aya roundabout early Monday morning, with a roadblock and barricade.

Also, police officers are stationed in front of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) headquarters with Armoured Personnel Carrier and water cannons.

The protesters gathered at the Kuje road and the Airport road to press home their demands.

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