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Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 21st August 2019




Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today, nigerian newspaper

Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today

These are our Newspaper headlines for today, Wednesday, 21st August, 2019:

Ambode Reacts As EFCC Raids Residence, Says ‘No Cause For Alarm’

Former Lagos Governor Akinwumi Ambode has assured supporters and Lagosians that there is no cause for alarm, following an extensive search of his Epe residence by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) on Tuesday. Ambode in a statement by his media aide, Habib Aruna, asked everyone to remain calm and law-abiding.

The statement reads: “This morning, operatives of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission visited the Epe country home and Parkview Ikoyi residence of Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode…

Ekweremadu’s Attack Shows Nigeria Is Safer Than Other Countries: Buhari’s Aide

President Muhammadu Buhari’s aide on social media, Lauretta Onochie on Monday said that the attack on the deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has shown that Nigeria is safer than other countries. Speaking via her Twitter handle on Monday, the presidential aide said that “Some people have become endangered species for the failed promise of breaking up Nigeria…

IPOB Members Were Under Influence Of Alcohol And Drugs — Ekweremadu

Former Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu, who was attacked by members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra(IPOB) in Germany, on Monday explained why he was attacked. The lawmaker said this while speaking with journalists at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, shortly after he arrived Nigeria.

Supreme Court Strikes Out PDP, Atiku’s Petition Against APC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday struck out an appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar. The apex court in its ruling on the appeal marked SC/738/2019, filed against a ruling of the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC), struck out the appeal for having become statute-barred.

Buhari Bars Ministers From Having Direct Contact With Him

President Muhammadu Buhari has informed the incoming Ministers to submit any request meant for him to his Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari and all executive matters to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Boss Mustapha. Buhari said this on Tuesday while charging the Ministers Designate during his closing remarks at the two-day Presidential Retreat for the incoming Ministers at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Atiku Reacts To Supreme Court’s Ruling On INEC Server

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, says there is no need to be distressed over the Supreme Court’s ruling dismissing his claims to inspect INEC server. Speaking via his counsel, Eyitayo Jegede SAN, in a news conference after Tuesday’s proceedings, Atiku said they expected the decision and took proactive action during the hearing of the petition.

How Soldiers Killed Police, Allowed Me To Escape — Kidnap Kingpin Wadume Confesses

Kidnap kingpin Hamisu Bala popularly known as Wadume who has made billions of Naira from the business of kidnapping has confessed that his escape was aided by soldiers after he was arrested by police detectives.

The police force had lost two of its best men after soldiers opened fire on the detectives attached to the special anti-kidnap squad of the Inspector General of Police, who were on a convert duty to arrest Wadume.

Kidnap Kingpin Wadume’s Arrest Will Bring Us Answers – IGP

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, the recapturing of Taraba notorious kidnap kingpin, Alhaji Hamisu Wadume by police detectives will bring answers to numerous unanswered questions. This was made known in a statement by Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), DCP Frank Mba, in Abuja on Tuesday.

According to police, Wadume who was first arrested on August 6, was re-arrested in the late hours of Monday in his hideout at Layin Mai Allo Hotoro area of Kano State.

Court Adjourns Senator Elisha Abboh’s Assault Case Over Health Challenges

Senator Elisha Abbo’s trial at the Zuba Chief Magistrates’ Court, in Abuja, has been adjourned due to his health issues. According to reports, the case was stalled after he failed to appear in court on Tuesday. His counsel, Adegbite Adeniyi, told the court that the Senator is ill and couldn’t make it to court. His counsel also presented a medical report to the court claiming the senator is on admission at a hospital in Yola state.

Those were our newspaper headlines for 21st August, 2019. You can see more at Information Nigeria


Ezekwesili Reacts To Nigerian Govt’s Threat To Sanction CNN



Ezekwesili Reacts To Nigerian Govt’s Threat To Sanction CNN

Former Nigeria’s Minister of Education, Dr. Obaigeli Ezekwesili

Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has reacted to a statement by the Nigerian government demanding that CNN be sanctioned.

On Thursday, Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, expressed that CNN should be sanctioned for its investigations which he described as irresponsible journalism.

Also Read: #EndSars: UK Parliament Set To Debate The Sanction Of Buhari’s Regime Over #LekkiMassacre

The minister also insisted that there was no mass killing at Lekki toll-gate, adding that it was a ‘Massacre with no bodies’

Reacting to the development, Ezekwesili, mocked the government over its threats at CNN.

She queried the reason for Judicial panels on the #EndSARS crisis if the government has closed its minds to information based on evidence.

She wrote:



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Man shares chat with mother who is trying to hustle a girl for him to marry



A Nigerian man identified as Opata Efungwu has shared his chat with his mother who is trying so hard to get a lady for him to marry.

From the chat with he shared, his mom sent a photo of a lady to him, and asked him to decide if he would want to see her when he comes home for Christmas.

“Check if you will like to see this girl in December when you come home for Christmas or not. If you will like to have her number or not. I still want to show you another person if you want me to”, his mom wrote.

Sharing the conversation on his Instagram page, he wrote;

“This life if someone told me when I was younger that a time will come when my mom will be hustling girls for me, I would never have believed it”.

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Strippers Spotted At Wedding Reception In Nigeria




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Stripper Pole

A video circulating on social media captures the moment some strippers were seen performing at a wedding reception in Nigeria.

Information Nigeria learnt that the brother of the groom thought it wise to entertain guests by hiring strippers to perform at the afterparty of the wedding.

The man decided to make the unusual move which has got people talking.

In the video, the strippers rocked skimpy outfits as they showed off their dance skills to the pleasure of the guests.

The web user, who made the video available tweeted;

“Lord wash my eyes.

A friends brother legit had strippers as entertainment at his wedding reception

Read Also: Nigerian Professor Arrested For Spending $185k Research Money On Strippers

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