Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 24Th November


2019: APC drags INEC to court, insists on participating in Zamfara elections

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has dragged the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to court, seeking an order to permit its candidates to participate in the forthcoming general elections in Zamfara State.


Killing of 44 Soldiers: Buhari Meets with Service Chiefs, Dispatches Defence Minister to Chad

Worried by the killing of 44 soldiers by Boko Haram last Sunday during an attack on a military base in Metele, Borno State, near the Nigeria – Chad boarder, President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, summoned an emergency meeting with the Service Chiefs.

The Sun

Buhari to corrupt leaders: You won’t escape jail

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that leaders who undermine the economy by denying workers their benefits, while stuffing personal accounts with public funds will not escape the current anti-corruption dragnet.

Daily Times

Minimum wage, Govs and N30,000 demand

In the last few months, stakeholders in the Organised Labour have been involved in back and forth negotiations over the new minimum wage to be paid by employers to the working population in the country.


Problem with Nigeria is finding upright men in authority, says Osinbajo

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, says that the problem with Nigeria is finding upright men in positions of authority.


Boko Haram Resurgence: President Dispatches Defence Minister To Chad

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent the minister of defence, Brigadier General Mansur Dan Ali (rtd), to the neighbouring Republic of Chad for an urgent meeting with President Idris Deby and his defence counterpart.

Daily Trust

2019: Why other candidates must step down for me – Rev Chris Okotie

Reverend Chris Okotie, pastor of the Household of God Church and presidential candidate of Fresh Party for the 2019 elections, argues, in this interview, that all the other presidential candidates need to step down for him so he can set up an Interim National Government. This, Okotie says, is the only way to take Nigeria out the woods

The Nation

I am done with honorary awards, says Soyinka

The Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, yesterday, said he was done with the conferment of honorary degrees on him.


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