NIGERIAN NEWSPAPER HEADLINES TODAY: 20TH MARCH

Punch

Buhari’s govt is not corrupt like past administration –Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday said the difference between the present administration and “the other” was that the “Muhammadu Buhari administration is not corrupt.”

Vanguard

Herdsmen killings: Ortom asks for full military operation in Benue

Bothered by poor performance of Exercise Ayem A’ Kpatuma or Cat Race, a military spike exercise to check incursions of herdsmen in Benue State,

The Sun

PDP now party of shame –Orubebe

Former minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godsday Orubebe, said the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has crossed from being a political party of pride to that of shame.

Thisday

Herdsmen Strike Again in Kogi, Kill Traditional Ruler, His Wife, 10 Others

Barely five days after the killings in Dekina and Omala Local Government Areas, a traditional ruler and 11 other persons have again been reportedly killed and several houses razed in separate attacks by suspected herders of cattle on Agbenema, Aj’Ichekpa, Opada and Iyade villages in Omala Local Government Area of Kogi State.

Daily Times

Nigeria’s public debt hits N21. 7trn in 2017

The Nigeria’s total public debt as at end of 2017, stood at N21.725 trillion, while the composition of the Debt Stock at the same period showed that External Debt was 26.64 per cent of the portfolio, up from 20.04 per cent in 2016, data obtained from the Debt Management Offices (DMO) has revealed.

Daily Trust

2019: Okorocha can’t stop my ambition – Deputy Gov

In a statement by Mr Uche Onwuchekwa, his Media aide, Madumere said that no amount of opposition from the governor would make him to lose sight of the ambition.

Tribune

Buhari not confident about 2019 ―PDP

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has observed that President Muhammadu Buhari is increasingly becoming less confident about his chances in 2019 knowing that Nigerians are set to reject the All Progressive Congress (APC) because it has failed to fulfill its promises.

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, yesterday said the reasons behind his clamour and support for restructuring of the existing federal system is to give a sense of belonging to all Nigerians.

The Nation

MELAYE GAVE US THREE GUNS, N430,000 CASH, SAYS SUSPECT

THE POLICE HAVE CHARGED SENATOR DINO MELAYE AND THREE OTHERS WITH CRIMINAL CONSPIRACY AND UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF PROHIBITED FIREARMS BEFORE A FEDERAL HIGH COURT IN LOKOJA.

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