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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines Wednesday, May 23rd

Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of top Nigerian newspapers headlines today Wednesday, May 23rd.
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Obasanjo Fires Back, Says Buhari Is Ignorant

Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo has condemned President Buhari’s comment that he wasted $16b on a failed power project, saying Buhari is being ignorant of the facts.

Buhari Tackles Obasanjo Over $16bn Power Project

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday querried the spending of $16bn on power project during the administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo.

Buhari Meets Senators Over Face-off With IGP

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with some senators at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, over the face-off between the Senate and the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris.

Six-year Single Term Presidency Won’t Favour Igbos – APC Chieftain

The proposed single six-year single term for presidency is a plot to deny Igbos opportunity of having the position, according to a governorship aspirant in Abia State, Chidike Ukauwa.

Catholics Hold Nationwide Protest Over Killings

The Catholic Mission in Nigeria on Tuesday organised a nationwide prayer and peaceful protest against incessant killings and attacks in some parts of the nation.

Nigeria To Launch New National Carrier Dec 2018

The federal government of Nigeria, over the weekend, fixed December 24, 2018, for the inaugural flight of the proposed national carrier.

Northerners Advise Buhari, Atiku Not To Contest Presidency In 2019

Coalition of Northern Groups in Nigeria has advised President Muhammadu Buhari and ex-Vice-President Atiku Abubakar against contesting for the position of President in 2019.
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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines Tuesday, May 22nd

Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of top Nigerian newspapers headlines today Tuesday, May 22nd.
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I Have No Interest In Borno Governorship Election – Magu

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, on Monday, dismissed reports that he is plotting to contest for the post of governor of Borno state.
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Don’t Blame Jonathan For Buhari’s Failure, Omokri Tells Presidency

Former New Media aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri, has condemned Garba Shehu, spokesman for President Muhammadu Buhari over his statement on Patience Jonathan.

Police Arrest Two Offa Bank Robbery Prime Suspects

The Nigerian police on Monday said they had arrested two of the four prime suspects declared wanted in connection with the Offa bank Robbery in Kwara state last month.

I Was Tied Up, Waiting To Be Butchered – Dino Melaye

Embattled Senator Dino Melaye has narrated how he was tied up and "hurled into a dark solitary confinement waiting for the butchers knife" during his arrest by security agents. 
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Falana Says Western Countries More Corrupt Than African Countries

One of Nigeria's respected lawyers Femi Falana (SAN) has said that western countries are more corrupt than those in Africa.

Cardinal Onaiyekan Speaks On Islamisation Of Nigeria, Extols Leah Sharibu

Christians should stop lamenting about alleged Islamization of the country but rather stand up to their faith, says the Metropolitan See of the Catholic Archdiocese...

Olisa Metuh Slumps In Court

Former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Olisa Metuh has collapsed on Monday in an Abuja High Court during his trials.

Buhari May Not Sign 2018 Budget – Minister

Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udo Udoma, has hinted that Pres. Muhammadu Buhari might not assent to the 2018 budget recently raised to N9.1 trillion by the NASS with additional N501 billion.

Buhari To Receive Passed Budget This Week – Reps

The House of Reps has said that a clean copy of the 2018 budget will be sent to President Muhammadu Buhari within one week from the date of passage.
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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines Monday, May 21st

Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of top Nigerian newspapers headlines today Monday, May 21st.

Federal Govt Plans To Assassinate Me – Wike

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has alleged that the Federal Government is plotting to assassinate him in a crowd and claim accidental discharge.
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