Nigerian Newspapers Today : Saturday 17th October 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Today : Saturday 17th October 2020

Here are some of the Nigerian Newspapers Today on Saturday 17th October 2020 .

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PDP Reacts to Akeredolu’s Victory, Says It Will Study Poll Results for Appropriate Action

James Sowole in Akure The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said it would study the results of Saturday’s governorship election in Ondo State and take appropriate action. All Progressives Congress Candidate, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, won the election polling 292,830 votes while his main challenger, Eyitayo Jegede of the Peoples Democratic Party, polled 195,791 votes. The …
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4 Dead, Scores Trapped in Lagos Building Collapse

Chiemelie Ezeobi No fewer than four persons have been brought out dead, nine injured and scores still trapped under the rubble of a collapsed four-storey building at No 60 Odo Street, Obalende, Eti-Osa Local Government Area of Lagos State. Although emergency workers were yet to give a total number of casualties, it was gathered that …
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Air Peace Takes Delivery of Another ERJ-145 Aircraft

Chinedu Eze Nigeria’s leading carrier, Air Peace, has taken delivery of another ERJ-145 aircraft to help boost its domestic and regional operations. The airline, which has completed preparation to receive its two brand new aircraft E195-E2 from Brazil based Embraer, said that the latest ERJ-145 would bring the number to eight the 50-passenger seater aircraft …
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Nadal Wins 13th French Open, Equals Federer’s Slam Record

Rafael Nadal demolished Novak Djokovic 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 to win his 13th French Open and equal Roger Federer’s all-time record of 20 Grand Slam titles on Sunday. For world number one Djokovic, the defeat ended his hopes of an 18th Slam and of becoming the first man since Rod Laver in 1969 to win all …
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African First Ladies Call for Greater Protection, Equal Opportunity for Girl-child

The African First Ladies Peace Mission, AFLPM, has called for equal opportunities and greater protection of the girl child from gender-based violence, and harmful practices. The body of wives of African Heads of States and Governments made the call in a goodwill message by the Acting Chairperson and Nigerian First Lady, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, on …
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Police Brutalise Arise TV Cameraman

Chiemelie Ezeobi Some policemen attached to the FCT Police Command on Sunday attacked and brutalised Ogbonna Francis, a cameraman with Arise TV, the broadcast arm of THISDAY Newspaper. The attack occured after Francis left the Force Headquarters where he covered the press briefing by the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, who announced the disbamdment …
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Akeredolu’s Re-election a Referendum on his Stewardship, Says Lawan

Deji Elumoye in Abuja President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, has described the re-election of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State as a referendum on his first four-year stewardship. Lawan, in a congratulatory message to Akedolu on Sunday, noted that the election was a referendum on the stewardship of Governor Akeredolu since 2016, adding …
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Akeredolu’s Victory Defines APC’s Ideology-preference for Infrastructural Development, Says Campaign Council

Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Campaign Council for Ondo State gubernatorial election has said the victory of its candidate, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, in Saturday’s governorship election has defined the party’s ideology-preference for physical infrastructure to the stomach infrastructure of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). A member of the campaign council …
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Bandits Kill 12 in Kaduna Communities

John Shiklam in Kaduna No fewer than 12 people have been killed by gunmen in Kidandan and Kadai villages in Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Several others were also said to have been injured in the attacks that took place on Friday morning and Saturday night. A source in one of the communities …
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Ganduje Suspends Media Aide over Tweet against Buhari

By Ibrahim Shuaibu in Kano Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has suspended his Special Adviser on Media, Salihu Tanko Yakasai, over a tweet he posted attacking President Muhammadu Buhari. The state Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, who conveyed the governor’s directive in a statement on Sunday, said the suspension was with immediate …
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