Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 26th November

Vanguard

Buhari cancels trip to Edo

President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Edo on Tuesday may have been cancelled as the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Annual Conference, initially billed to hold in Benin City has been shifted to Maiduguri, Borno State.

This Day

IG Orders Recovery of Two AK47 Rifles, Others Snatched from Slain Officer by IPOB

The Inspector General of Police (IG), Mr, Ibrahim Idris, has directed the urgent recovery of two AK47 rifles and a Berretta piston allegedly snatched from a slain police officer and others by alleged members of the Indigenous People of  Biafra *(IPOB) in Nnewi during a protest last week.

Daily Times

Presidential debate: You can’t delegate responsibility, PDP tells Buhari

Ahead of the 2019 presidential election, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari not to delegate his responsibility of honouring the coming presidential debate.

The Sun

Tambuwal counters Jonathan on why he dumped PDP in 2015

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has reacted to the former President Goodluck Jonathan’s revelation during the launch of his book, in Abuja, on the circumstances that led him (Tambuwal) and others to defect from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to then opposition, the All Progressives Congress (APC), ahead of the 2015 general elections.

Daily Trust

PDP challenges Buhari to debate with Atiku

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to a live one-on-one debate on critical sectors of national life with its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.

Leadership

Rivers: Wike Orders Probe Of Collapsed Building

Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike of Rivers State has directed the attorney-general and commissioner for justice to set up a commission of inquiry into the remote and immediate causes of the collapse of a seven-storey building on Woji Road, New Government Reserved Area (GRA) in Port Harcourt, the state capital.

The Nation

IPOB: Police to arraign 33 suspects for terrorism, others

Thirty-three suspected members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) arrested on Friday during a bloody protest at Nnewi, Anambra State, will be arraigned for terrorism, murder, vandalism and theft, the police said yesterday.

Guardian

Outraged at the increasing atrocities of insurgents, especially the killing of dozens of troops by Boko Haram in Metele, Borno State, Nigerian citizens and groups have urged an investigation into spending by the military.

Tribune

Over N7billion spent to beef up security in unity schools ― FG

THE Federal Government has voted over N7 billion to beef up security and address some of the lapses in the 104 unity schools through the provision of security infrastructure between 2017 and 2018.

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