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The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Wednesday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, Tuesday, directed the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to, with immediate effect, overhaul the management and activities of SARS. He said that any Unit that will emerge from…

15th August 2018

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Tuesday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. The Abuja division of the Court of Appeal has called off the arrest warrant issued against Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, by Justice Stephen Pam of…

14th August 2018

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Monday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. Soldiers of the Special Strike Forces deployed in Operation Lafiya Dole, on Sunday protested against their posting to Marte, a Local Government Area (LGA) in Northern Borno State. The soldiers reacted to the…

13th August 2018

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Sunday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Haruna Isah has been declared winner of Saturday’s controversial Kogi Koto-Karfe Federal Constituency bye-election held in Kogi State. In the final results released by the…

12th August 2018

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Saturday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. The Presidency has blamed recent happenings in the polity on the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki. In an article Friday evening by Senator Babafemi Ojudu, the Political Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari…

11th August 2018

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Friday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Thursday raided the residence of Ita Ekpeyong, a former director-general of the Department of State Services (DSS). The officers of the commission, who arrived Ekpeyong’s home…

10th August 2018

The Newspapers -Things You Need To Know This Thursday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. Former Akwa Ibom State Governor, Godswill Akpabio, yesterday defected to the All Progressives Congress from the Peoples Democratic Congress at a mega rally held at the Ikot Ekpene township stadium. He told the…

9th August 2018

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Wednesday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. The Department of State Services (DSS) on Tuesday blocked all entry and exit from the National Assembly in Abuja. The development was alleged to be part of a failed plot to effect a…

8th August 2018

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Tuesday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. Deputy Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Pa Moses Ekpo has debunked reports of his resignation and subsequent dumping of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state. A statement by Ekikere Udoh,…

7th August 2018

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Monday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. The Deputy Governor of Kano State, Hafeez Abubakar has resigned. Abubakar, who tendered his resignation in a letter dated August 5th 2018 and addressed to the state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje on Sunday, said…

6th August 2018

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Sunday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, PACAC, Prof Itse Sagay, has accused former President Olusegun Obasanjo of having a hand in the crises rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. He also said…

5th August 2018

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Friday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. Abu Ibrahim, senator representing Katsina south, has vowed that there will be no peace in the upper legislative chamber until the Senate President Bukola Saraki resigns. Ibrahim told newsmen on Thursday that going…

3rd August 2018

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Thursday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Wednesday officially announced his resignation from the All Progressives Congress, APC. Tambuwal, who made the announcement on Wednesday while addressing a gathering at the Government House,…

2nd August 2018

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Wednesday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. President Muhammadu Buhari has been elected the new chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), at the just concluded ECOWAS Summit in Lome, Togo. The announcement was made shortly after…

1st August 2018

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Tuesday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. The national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) under Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has dissolved the Kwara State executive committee of the party. It cited electoral malfeasance in the last ward, local and…

31st July 2018

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Monday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has claimed that the emergence of Adams Oshiomhole as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress saved the party from imploding. Okorocha said in spite of the…

30th July 2018

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Saturday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. An Ilorin High Court has summoned the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to appear before it next Wednesday to justify the continued detention of Lekan Alabi, Personal Assistant to Kwara state Governor Abdulfattah…

28th July 2018

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Thursday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. A Makurdi High Court has sentenced the two surviving kidnappers and murderers of Fr John Adeyi to death by hanging. Father Adeyi, the Vicar General of Catholic Diocese of Otukpo and Parish Priest…

26th July 2018

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Wednesday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. A major tsunami hit the All Progressives Congress on Tuesday as no fewer than 17 Senators on the platform of the ruling party defected to the Peoples Democratic Party and the African Democratic…

25th July 2018

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Tuesday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. Fire on Monday gutted the office of the Osun State governor, Rauf Aregbesola. It was gathered that the fire started at the White House office of the governor around 4 pm. Governor Aregbesola…

24th July 2018