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    Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 12th July


    Punch

    Drama as Fayose weeps, claims he was beaten by policemen

    There was drama in Ado Ekiti on Wednesday as Governor Ayo Fayose said he was brutalised by policemen who allegedly stormed the main entrance to the Ekiti State Government House to stop a rally by the Peoples Democratic Party.

    Vanguard

    R-APC petitions INEC to invalidate Oshiomhole, 17 others’ election as APC national officers

    Reformed All Progressives Congress, R-APC, has petitioned Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to invalidate the election of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as national chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, upon alleged irregularities at the convention where he emerged.

    Thisday

    Ramaphosa: Nigerians Not Deliberately Targeted for Killing in South Africa

    The South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, wednesday in Abuja denied the impression that South Africans deliberately target Nigerians for killings, stressing that the killings involving Nigerians are rather perpetrated by criminals against all foreign nationals.

    The Sun

    Nigerians, including APC members must unite to send Buhari packing – Owie

    Senator Rowland Owie; erstwhile governorship candidate in Edo State and national leader of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) is known for his blunt views on Nigerian democracy and an advocate of peace. He speaks on a number of national issues including the 2019 election, the anti-graft war and killings across the country.

    Daily Times

    Ekiti poll: NYSC DG warns corps members against electoral malpractice

    The Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig. General Suleiman Kazaure, on Wednesday warned corps members participating in Saturday’s gubernatorial election in Ekiti not to indulge in electoral malpractice.

    Daily Trust

    Labour Party dissociates self from PDP coalition

    Labour Party (LP) has disassociated  itself from the coalition of about 40 political parties gearing to defeat the APC come 2019 polls.

    Leadership

    Amnesty Programme: Don’t Provoke Us Into Militancy, BNC Tells FG

    A socio-cultural organisation, Benin National Congress, BNC, yesterday warned that the federal government’s lackadaisical attitude in including Benin youths into the amnesty programme may provoke the youths into militancy.

    Tribune

    Labour Party disowns PDP, R-APC coalition

    THE Labour Party on Wednesday disowned the purported coalition led by the People Democratic Party (PDP), and the Reformed-All Progressive Congress (R-APC).

    The Nation

    Suspect: I didn’t kill ex-Ondo deputy governor’s daughter

    Adeyemi Alao, the boyfriend of Miss Khadijat Oluboyo, the slain daughter of former Ondo State Deputy Governor Lasisi Oluboyo, has denied involvement in her death.

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