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Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 18th October, 2019



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No One Attacked Oshiomhole, He Only Failed To Observe Protocol: Obaseki

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has debunked claims that the All Progressive Congress, APC chairman, Adams Oshiomhole was attacked in the state. According to the governor, Oshiomhole, who is also a former governor of the State, failed to observe protocols while visiting the State.

APC Is A Party Notorious For Lies: Gov Ayade

Governor of Cross River State, Ben Ayade, has said that the All Progressives Congress, APC is notorious for lies. The governor was reacting to a statement by the APC chairman in the state, John Ochala on his return to school to pursue a Master’s degree in law at UNICAL was as laughable and pathetic.

Ochala had on Tuesday described the Governor as indolent and idle, over his return to school, something he said he should have done when he was a senator or as a private person.

APC Guber Candidate Not Sellable, Can’t Govern: Gov Dickson

Seriake Dickson, Governor of Bayelsa State has said the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate, David Lyon, can’t govern and is not sellable. The outgoing governor said this on Thursday while fielding questions from the State House Correspondents in Abuja.

Buhari’s Presidency Has Proven To Be Extremely Expensive: PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to tell Nigerians where the office of the first lady being occupied by Aisha, his wife, gets its funding while accusing the president of operating the most expensive presidency. The opposition party asked the question in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.

Bauchi Governor Clarifies “After God, Its Jonathan” Comment

After whipping up sentiments with his comment, “after God, it’s former President Goodluck Jonathan”, Bauchi state governor, Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has clarified his position. Governor Mohammad had made the comment during the inauguration of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s campaign council for Bayelsa and Kogi states governorship election at the National Secretariat of the party in Abuja.

Minimum Wage: FG, Labour Finally Reach Agreement

Following several negotiations and meetings between the Federal Government and the organised labour, n agreement has finally been reached on the percentage increase on the consequential adjustments as a result of the N30,000 minimum wage. According to Festus Keyamo, Minister of State for Labour and Employment, the agreement was signed at 3 am on Friday morning.

Only Candidates With NIN Will Be Registered For 2020 UTME: JAMB

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board Jamb(JAMB) has said that only candidates with the National Identification Number (NIN) will be eligible to register for the 2020 UTME. The Examination board made this known in a statement via its Twitter handle on Thursday.

It said: All Candidates wishing to take the 2020 UTME must have the National Identification Number (NIN). Prospective candidates are urged to visit the nearest @nimc_ng office for their capturing.

Why Ekiti Is One Of Nigeria’s Most Difficult States To Rule: Fayemi

Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has said that the state is one of the most difficult states to rule even though it is one of the least populated. The governor said this as he marked his one year of his second term on Wednesday.

He said, “you have three million governors in Ekiti and everybody is opinionated. I am not a social animal. I don’t go to parties but these days I do.’’

It’s An Endorsement Of Corruption: PDP Reacts To Buhari’s N10bn Payment Request For Kogi

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the request by President Muhammadu Buhari to the National Assembly to approve a payment N10.069 billion to Kogi state as scandalous.The opposition party, therefore, urged the National Assembly to use such funds for the payment of salaries and pensions of “suffering” workers in the state.

I Did Not Mean To Embarrass Moghalu, Falana Tenders Apology

Femi Falana, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has apologised to Kingsley Moghalu, former presidential candidate of the Young Peoples Party (YPP), over false claims he accepted an appointment from the Muhammadu Buhari led administration. According to Falana, in a statement on Tuesday, it was a case of mistaken identity and regrets any embarrassment his statement has caused.

Buhari Has Ended Private Jet Era For Public Officials, Says APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari has ended where government officials waste scarce resources on expensive trips.

The ruling party said Buhari’s government isn’t like the era of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) when public officials travelled frequently with private jets or first class.


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#EndSARS: Dino Melaye Laments Over Shooting Of Protesters In Lekki



Dino Melaye
#EndSARS: Dino Melaye Laments Over Shooting Of Protesters In Lekki

Dino Melaye

Former lawmaker, Senator Dino Melaye has reacted to the shooting of #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos by soldiers on Tuesday night.

Recall that on Tuesday evening, protesters at the Lekki ground came under heavy fire by the military.

Also Read: Reveal Soldiers Who Shot At Lekki #EndSARS Protesters, NBA Tells Military

Bullets fired by military personnel hit some persons and at least one person has been reported dead and many injured.

Reacting to the development, the former lawmaker from Kogi State expressed that he was having a sleepless night.

Melaye in a Twitter post went on to describe the incident as a massacre.

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Stop killing Nigerians – Hilary Cliton tells Buhari



Stop killing Nigerians – Hilary Cliton tells Buhari

Former United States presidential candidate, Hilary Clinton, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari and the Nigeria Army to stop the killing of peaceful #EndSARS protesters calling for reforms in the police.

Recall that the #EndSARS protesters, who had been holding forth at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos, were shot at on Tuesday night, shortly after Governor Babjide Sanwo-Olu declared a 24-hour curfew.

Many were hit by bullets, others injured with reports of deaths.

Reacting to the latest development, Hilary, the wife of former US President Bill Clinton, called on President Buhari and the army to stop the killing of young #EndSARS protesters.

With this, Clinton joins a growing list of foreign stars and other VIPs that have expressed support for the campaign.

Her tweet read: “I’m calling on @mbuhari (President Muhammadu Buhari) and the @hqnigerianarmy (Nigeria Army) to stop killing young #EndSARS protesters.


The reactions have been pouring in, with many thanking her for lending her voice .

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