Reports on the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) preparations for a possible presidential run-off dominated the front pages of Nigerian newspapers. Saturday Punch says police are committed to arresting and prosecuting people who vandalize campaign posters and billboards. The newspaper reports that the United States Department of Justice said itRead More →

The relentless burnings at Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) offices across the country and their implications for the 2023 elections have dominated the front pages of Nigerian newspapers. The Nation reports that Usman Baba, Inspector General of Police, has revealed that suspected terrorists arrested under the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)Read More →

The conviction of Abdulrasheed Bawa, chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), for the anti-corruption agency’s refusal to obey a court verdict, has made headlines in Nigerian newspapers. The Punch reports that the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has called for psychiatric assessment of gubernatorial and presidential candidates aheadRead More →

The crackdown on money changer operators by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) amid the depreciation of the naira has dominated the front pages of Nigerian newspapers. The Nation says All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Bola Tinubu said his party was unbeatable in Lagos. The newspaper reports thatRead More →

In the third quarter-final of Celebrity Jeopardy 2022! Championship, celebrity candidates are: actress Constance Wu, performing for the Asian Mental Health Collective Lotus Therapy Fund; actor and comedian Ike Barinholtz, playing for Pacific Clinics; and sports analyst Jalen Roseplaying for Operation Graduation. The Final Jeopardy index in the “Newspaper headlines”Read More →

The presentation of the draft 2023 budget to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari dominated the front pages of Nigerian newspapers. The Nation reports that Buhari prioritized roads, railways and universities in the 2023 budget proposal to the National Assembly. The newspaper indicates that the All Progressives Congress (APC)Read More →

The restitution of housing allowances by some members of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has made headlines in Nigerian newspapers. According to The Punch, All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Bola Tinubu plans to include 2,000 additional members on the party’s presidential campaign council.Read More →

Reports on Nigeria’s soaring inflation rate, rising food prices and other indicators of economic crisis have dominated the front pages of Nigerian newspapers. The Nation says that Bode George, a leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has warned that the party could lose the 2023 presidential election because ofRead More →

Reports on the protracted crisis of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) have dominated the front pages of Nigerian newspapers. Sunday Punch reports that more than 2,000 assets, including proceeds of corruption, confiscated from politically exposed persons and other individuals are currently rotting. The newspaper reports that Chris Ekpenyong, former deputyRead More →

Reports on the National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) scheduled for today have dominated the front pages of Nigerian newspapers. The Punch reports that the Petroleum and Natural Gas Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has accused soldiers and other security guards protecting the pipelines ofRead More →

Articles about the prolonged strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) dominated the front pages of Nigerian newspapers. The Punch reports that the federal government has invited pro-chancellors, vice-chancellors and chairs of federal university boards to a meeting Sept. 6 in an effort to resolve the ongoing ASUURead More →

President Muhammadu Buhari’s pledge to support the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidates in the 2023 elections dominated the front pages of Nigerian newspapers. The Nation says Buhari has promised to work for the APC’s victory in the 2023 elections. The newspaper reports that the World Bank and the Export-Import BankRead More →

The rise in the country’s inflation rate to 19.6% dominated the front pages of Nigerian newspapers. The Punch reports that stakeholders have warned the federal government that rising inflation will worsen hunger and trigger mass protests. The newspaper reports that Afenifere asked President Muhammadu Buhari to stop terrorists and otherRead More →

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Highlights of President Muhammadu Buhari’s meeting with presidential candidates from the All Progressives Congress (APC) dominated the front pages of Nigerian newspapers. The Punch reports that Buhari’s meeting with APC presidential candidates failed to produce a consensus candidate. Tunde Bakare, serving overseer of the Citadel Global Community Church, said NigeriansRead More →

Reactions to President Muhammadu Buhari’s comment on his succession plan dominated the front pages of Nigerian newspapers. THISDAY reports that the APC may reopen the sale of forms to allow more presidential hopefuls from the North to participate in the primaries. The newspaper claims that the Nigerian army has deniedRead More →

The controversy over the alleged political aspirations of Godwin Emefiele, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has dominated the front pages of Nigerian newspapers. The Punch reports that Emefiele has approached the court to seek judicial interpretation of his continued stint as CBN governor while pursuing political ambition.Read More →

Reports relating to political party primaries have dominated the front pages of Nigerian newspapers. The Punch reports that southern leaders have warned that several presidential candidates from the region are threatening the chances of producing a southern president. The newspaper says the federal government ordered MTN and Mafab to startRead More →

Reports of former President Goodluck Jonathan’s rumored presidential ambitions dominated the front pages of Nigerian newspapers. The Punch reports that ministers with political ambitions face disqualification for failing to comply with Section 84(12) of the Elections Act 2022. The newspaper says manufacturers have borrowed N1.03 trillion from banks between JanuaryRead More →

The division resulting from the consensual plan of some northern presidential candidates within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) dominated the front pages of Nigerian newspapers. The Punch reports that some All Progressives Congress (APC) leaders’ plan to make former President Goodluck Jonathan the party’s consensus presidential candidate has destabilized theRead More →

Reports of the country’s growing insecurity, particularly the murder of more than 80 people in Plateau communities, dominated headlines in Nigerian newspapers. The Punch reports that the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidates face an uphill battle to agree on a consensual deal among themselves. The newspaper reports that theRead More →

Violent attacks in some communities in Plateau State and reports of the 2023 presidential election have dominated the front pages of Nigerian newspapers. The Punch reports that groups loyal to former Lagos governor Bola Tinubu and vice president Yemi Osinbajo have clashed over the two politicians’ presidential ambitions. The newspaperRead More →

Reports that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo informed governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) of his ambition to challenge the party’s presidential ticket has made headlines in Nigerian newspapers. The Nation reports that Osinbajo has informed APC governors that he will contest the party’s presidential ticket.Read More →

Reports on the aftermath of Saturday’s national convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) dominated the front pages of Nigerian newspapers. The Punch reports that the APC has inaugurated an appeal committee to consider concerns about the party’s national convention. Bakers under the umbrella of the Premium Bread Makers AssociationRead More →

The crisis of the interim leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) dominated the front pages of Nigerian newspapers. The Nation reports that there is confusion within the APC over the fate of Mai Mala Buni, governor of Yobe, as the party’s interim president. The Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency InitiativeRead More →

Former Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo hinted that he could eventually return to Politics on Sunday. “God isn’t done with me yet,” Cuomo told a congregation, The New York Times reported. Ancient New York Governor Andrew Cuomo blamed his departure from public office on “cancellation culture” during a speechRead More →

The planned evacuation of Nigerians arriving from Ukraine to Poland, Romania and Hungary due to the ongoing war has dominated the front pages of Nigerian newspapers. The Nation reports that worsening gasoline shortages across the country have crippled economic activities. The newspaper reports that the federal government has revealed thatRead More →

The return of queues at many gas stations and the circulation of gasoline containing quantities of methanol above Nigeria’s specifications dominated the front pages of Nigerian newspapers. The Nation reports that President Muhammadu Buhari is under pressure to reject the Revised Election Law Amendment Bill. The newspaper reports that theRead More →

The political permutations of the February 26 national convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have made headlines in Nigerian newspapers. The Punch reports that the APC could zone its presidency seat in the center-north. Senate Speaker Ahmad Lawan said the National Assembly will forward the amended electoral bill toRead More →

Reactions following the planned removal of fuel subsidies by the federal government appeared on the front pages of Nigerian newspapers. The Punch reports that the federal government has asked governors to mandate mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for workers in their states. Rotimi Akeredolu, governor of Ondo, has pledged to end attacksRead More →

ismagilov/iStock (NEW YORK) – As COVID-19 spreads across the country, the severity of the latest wave of the virus is reflected in headlines in city and state newspapers across the country. The number of new COVID-19 cases is reaching levels previously seen in February, as the United States emerged fromRead More →

Issues related to the country’s troubled economy, particularly inflation, foreign exchange and the demand for money printing, have been in the headlines. Tragic accidents in Ondo and Benue states, in which lives and property were lost, also made headlines.. Exclusive reports from the Daily Trust say dozens of people haveRead More →

Problems with the country’s economy, particularly its growing debt profile and high inflation rate, dominated headlines in Nigerian newspapers. The decision of southwestern governors to launch a regional organization dubbed “Ebube Agu” to address the region’s security challenges also grabbed headlines. Business Days says Nigeria’s finances are in tatters asRead More →

Elsa/Getty Images Deflategate has inspired many creative newspaper headlines. It’s great when newspapers have a little fun with sports puns, isn’t it? Let’s check out some gems from the past few years – nothing too vulgar, just succinct and deliciously clever headlines. Cursed Yankee ryan quintana @Ryan_Quintana #MLB #AROD RTRead More →