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Nigerian Newspapers

The Newspapers: Things You Need to Know This Wednesday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has fixed minimum cut off marks for Nigeria’s tertiary institutions. The minimum cut off marks for admissions into universities in Nigeria was set for 120, polytechnics and…

23rd August 2017

The Newspaper: Things You Need to Know This Tuesday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. President Muhammadu Buhari, Monday wrote to the National Assembly on his readiness to resume duty after his return from London. The President in the letter said he has resumed duty from his medical vacation…

22nd August 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need to Know This Monday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. President Muhammadu Buhari in a nationwide broadcast on Monday declared that the unity of Nigeria remains sacrosanct. He stated that terrorists and criminals must be fought and destroyed relentlessly so that the majority of…

21st August 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need to Know This Sunday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday returned to Nigeria from his medical trip to the United Kingdom, after over 100 days. The presidential jet, Eagle 1 touched down at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja at…

20th August 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need to Know This Saturday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has withdrawn its threat to frustrate the conduct of the November 18 governorship election in Anambra State. The decision was reached after a meeting organised by a non-governmental…

19th August 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need to Know This Friday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday in Ibadan described Nigerian lawmakers as “bunch of unarmed robbers.” Obasanjo said the current legislators were one of the highest paid lawmakers in the world, despite the fact…

18th August 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need to Know This Thursday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. A coalition of Niger Delta youths on Wednesday converged in Abuja for a peaceful protest in support of the president Muhammadu Buhari Administration. The youths noted that there is no provision in the constitution…

17th August 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need to Know This Tuesday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. The Edo State House of Assembly, Monday, impeached its Speaker,Honourable Justin Okonoboh. Honourable Okonoboh has since been replaced by Honourable Kabiru Ajoto as the new Speaker. But the House Majority Leader, Foly Ogedengbe rejected…

15th August 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need to Know This Monday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has commenced an indefinite strike across the nation beginning Sunday August 13. According to ASUU President, Biodun Ogunyemi, the lecturers took the decision to down their tools…

14th August 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need to Know This Sunday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday extended the tenure of the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led Caretaker Committee. Chairman, convention planning committee, Ifeanyi Okowa said the Makarfi-led committee would continue to lead the party pending the…

13th August 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need to Know This Saturday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. There seems to be a major disagreement between the United Nations and the Nigerian Army over the invasion of a building occupied by the world body on Friday in Maiduguri, Borno State. The Army,…

12th August 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need to Know This Friday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. President Muhammadu Buhari has been asked to ignore those calling on him to return to the country or honourably resign. This call was made by some group of protesters in Abuja on Thursday who…

11th August 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need to Know This Thursday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of the sum of N7,646,700,000 allegedly kept in Sterling Bank Plc by former Petroleum Resources Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke. Justice Chuka Obiozor granted…

10th August 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need to Know This Wednesday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. Governors of 18​ Northern States on Tuesday donated ​N360m to support Borno State in addressing problems associated with humanitarian needs and rebuilding of communities and livelihoods arising from the Boko Haram insurgency. Governors Aminu…

9th August 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need to Know This Tuesday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. Erstwhile Provost Marshal of the Nigerian Army, Brigadier General Idada Ikponmwen (rtd) has said the removal of President Muhammadu Buhari through a military coup is still possible. He said this could only be averted…

8th August 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need to Know This Monday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. It was indeed a black Sunday in Anambra State as several worshipers were killed after gunmen launched early morning attack during a Sunday service at ‎St. Philips Catholic Church in Ozubulu. The gunmen were…

7th August 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need to Know This Sunday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. Report has it that the Department of State Services (DSS) would invite three ex-Ministers and some other prominent Nigerians for questioning, following the announcement by a secessionist organisation, Biafra Zionist Federation (BZF) that they…

6th August 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need to Know This Saturday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. Northern youths yesterday had a meeting with Igbos in Kano over the quit notice order given to Igbos in the region. Representatives of Igbos in all the Northern states, as well as leaders and…

5th August 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need to Know This Friday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, Wednesday met with President Muhammadu Buhari, in Abuja House, London in company of ex-Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola. The report said the parley between the leaders lasted for about 40…

4th August 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need to Know This Thursday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, yesterday declared that the war against Boko Haram insurgents is far from being over. According to Buratai, more efforts must be put in place to…

3rd August 2017