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Fayemi Emerges Winner Of Ekiti APC Governorship Primary

Minister of Mines and Steel Development and former Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has won the All Progressives Congress governorship primary election held in Ado Ekiti, the state capital.

Working With Jonathan My Greatest Regret – Aregbesola

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun state has revealed that his greatest regret was working with the Peoples Democratic Party at the Federal level.

Over 2,000 APGA, PDP Members Join APC In Abia

Over 2,000 members of APGA and the PDP from Ohafia local government area of Abia State, have defected to the APC in the state.

Senate To Discuss Omo-Agege Suspension Next Week

Senate spokesperson, Aliyu Sabi-Abdullahi, has said that lawmakers would discuss about the suspension of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege on Tuesday.

APC Plotting Coup In Rivers – Wike

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has alleged that Friday’s attack on the State Judiciary, is an attempt by the APC to overthrow his government.

Pope Benedict Set To Visit Nigeria

Pope Benedict XVI will visit Nigeria due to the rising rate of killings in the country, according to the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN).
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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines Saturday, May 12th

Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of top Nigerian newspapers headlines today Saturday, May 12th.

I Am Alright, Buhari Says After Returning From UK Medical Trip

President Muhammadu Buhari on his arrival at the airport in Abuja on Friday Evening from medical trip to London said he is in good condition.

Buhari Arrives Nigeria After UK Medical Trip

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja from the United Kingdom, where he met with his doctors on a four-day medical trip, the Presidency has announced.

Witness Narrates How He Paid Evans £223,000 As Ransom

A witness has told Lagos High Court he paid suspected kidnapper Evans £223,000 for the ransom of his boss, Donatus Duru.

Tragedy Hits CAN As Christian Body Loses General Secretary

General Secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Reverend Musa Asake has passed away in the early hours of Friday after a brief illness, the body has announced.

8th Senate Worst Since Civilian Rule – Sagay

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, has described the senate as the worst since the return to civilian rule.

Senator Sani Writes Doctors, Says El-Rufai Needs Psychiatric Test

Senator Shehu Sani has written to doctors calling for the clinical examination of the mental state of Gov Nasir El-Rufai.
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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines Friday, May 11th

Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of top Nigerian newspapers headlines today Friday, May 11th.
Governor of Katsina state Aminu Masari

Gov. Masari Hails FG Over Codeine Ban

Gov Aminu Masari has commended the Federal Government for its recent ban on the local production and importation of codeine addictive cough syrup.

Senate Appeals Nullification Of Omo-Agege’s Suspension

The Senate has appealed the Federal High Court Abuja's nullification of the suspension of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege on Thursday.
IGP Ibrahim Idris

Falana Reveals Why Senate Cannot Summon IGP Idris

Human rights lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has said certain parts of the constitution bar the Senate from asking the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to appear before it.

Senate Issues New Summons To IGP Over Killings

The Senate has issued a fresh summons to the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to appear before it and explain what the police are doing over killings in parts of Nigeria.

MURIC Calls For Arrest, Prosecution Of Oro Priests In Ikorodu

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) on Thursday described the unilateral declaration of curfew by Oro priests in Ikorodu as illegal, illegitimate and unconstitutional.

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway To Be Ready Before December 2019 – FG

The Federal Government has reassured Nigerians that the Lagos-Ibadan Express Way will be ready before the year runs out. 
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