Nigeria Newspapers: Today’s The Guardian Newspaper Headlines [27 September, 2018].

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SDP, APC form alliance to win Osun rerun poll
Thu, 27 Sep 2018

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The candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Senator Iyiola Omisore, whose support is considered crucial in winning today’s rerun election has announced his party’s alliance with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Omisore who made the announcement yesterday evening at his Ile Ife residence said the pact was to form a coalition government in the interest of Osun people.

He told journalists that he decided to back the APC after the party accepted the conditions he gave earlier for his support.

Omisore’s decision came after receiving delegation from President Muhammadu Buhari led by Ekiti State Governor-Elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, APC National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and some South West governors on the platform of the party.

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He also played host to Senate President, Dr. Olusola Saraki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) behind closed door.

Though details of what transpired at the meetings were not made public, sources said APC had more “juicy deals to offer Omisore and SDP leaders in Osun than the PDP.”

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Barca and Madrid endure surprise La Liga defeats
Thu, 27 Sep 2018
Barcelona conceded twice in 68 seconds and Real Madrid were three down at half-time as La Liga’s two title favourites were each stunned by surprise defeats on Wednesday night.
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Imo appeals judgment quashing Madumere’s impeachment
Thu, 27 Sep 2018
The Imo State government, House of Assembly and other affected parties have appealed a judgment of an Owerri High Court quashing the impeachment of Prince Eze Madumere as deputy governor. Justice Benjamin Iheka had on Tuesday nullified the July 21, 2018 exercise by the legislature citing constitutional breaches. He specifically held that Madumere was denied []
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Ohanaeze, Afenifere, PANDEF flay Buhari on terrorism
Thu, 27 Sep 2018
The Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), Ohanaeze Ndigbo and Southern Leaders Forum yesterday took a swipe at President Muhammadu Buhari for blaming terrorism and insurgency Nigeria and Lake Chad Basin on fighters from Iraq and Syria. Buhari has at separate times accused external forces for terrorism in Nigeria. But Wednesday’s reiteration at the United Nation’s General []
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FG allays fear over floods
Thu, 27 Sep 2018
Relief may have come the way of Nigerians living in flood prone areas across the country, as the Federal Government yesterday declared that decreasing water levels means ‘the worst is over.’ Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, who briefed the Federal Executive Council (FEC) on the development, yesterday said Lokoja in Kogi State has recorded []
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World Tourism Day: See Some Of Nigeria’s Gems
Thu, 27 Sep 2018
Since 1980, the United Nations World Tourism Organization has celebrated World Tourism Day on the 27th of September with its purpose as raising awareness on the role of tourism. In celebration of this, we throw a spotlight on some of the ancient sites and historical monuments you should visit: Olumo Rock, Abeokuta During the tribal []
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Nine persons die, one injured in Ekiti road accident
Thu, 27 Sep 2018
No fewer than nine persons have been killed on the Awo-Igede road in Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Council of Ekiti State yesterday as a bus they were travelling in collided with a truck. An eyewitness in Awo community said the bus ran into the truck, which was ahead and conveying planks, losing control and causing the truck []
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FCTA names new heads for departments, agencies
Thu, 27 Sep 2018
Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has deployed interim heads to supervise vacant secretariats, departments and agencies left by politicians contesting the 2019 elections. This is contained in a statement signed by the Special Assistant (Media) to FCT Minister, Abubakar Sani, yesterday in Abuja. Accordingly, the Chief of Staff to the FCT Minister, Muhammad Bornu, is []
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INEC moves to improve women’s participation in politics
Thu, 27 Sep 2018
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is adopting measures to expand women’s participation in the electoral process. At a workshop it organised in Abuja yesterday, the commission sought to identify and reflect on practical, effective and implementable ways females could participate in the nation’s politics. Recognising that the electorate consists of diverse people with special []
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Ondo pensioners beg NLC to fight for their 42 years arrears
Thu, 27 Sep 2018
As the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) embarks on nationwide strike today, Ondo State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) has urged the leadership to help it fight for members’ entitlements. This was contained in a communiqu issued at end of its meeting in Akure yesterday. The communiqu signed by Ondo NUP chairman, Chief []
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Intrigues as Ambode, Sanwo-Olu battle for Alausa
Thu, 27 Sep 2018
The battle line may have been drawn between Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode and Babajide Sanwo-Olu as the governor yesterday expressed his readiness to contest the All Progressives Congress (APC) ticket on Saturday through direct primaries. Party members across the state are expected to choose the governorship flag bearer through direct primaries as directed by []
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UITH plans antibiotic stewardship programme
Thu, 27 Sep 2018
The University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) is to begin an Antibiotic Stewardship Programme to curb abuse of antibiotics in the hospital and make it a model for others in the country. While condemning prevalent cases of abuse of administration of antibiotics on patients in hospitals, the Chief Medical Director (CMD), Prof. A. D. Yussuf, []
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Wike threatens PDP over plot to relocate convention
Thu, 27 Sep 2018
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike yesterday warned the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against succumbing to pressure from ‘planted moles in the party’ to move its national convention away from Port Harcourt.
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Appeal Court upholds Victor Umeh’s election
Thu, 27 Sep 2018
The Court of Appeal, Enugu yesterday upheld the election of Victor Umeh of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) as representative of Anambra Central senatorial district in the National Assembly. In a unanimous judgment, the appellate court dismissed Nkem Ekweozor’s appeal challenging the ruling of the Anambra Central Senatorial Election Petition Tribunal, which upheld Umeh’s victory []
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Atiku accuses Buhari of insensitivity to nation’s problems
Thu, 27 Sep 2018
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of being insensitive to Nigeria’s problems, insisting that his desire for the nation’s presidency is to better lot of the Nigerian people. Atiku, who visited Anambra State yesterday to seek support of party delegates, said Nigeria has never been more divided than it is today, []
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Babcock alumni renew bond in Lagos
Thu, 27 Sep 2018
Twenty years after its existence, alumni of the prestigious Babcock University in Ogun State will converge in Lagos for their maiden reunion on September 30, 2018. According to the Chairman of the Alumni, Adesoji Tayo, the essence of the reunion was to rekindle the bond and values synonymous with the institution. ‘The essence of the []
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D’Tigress’ fairy-tale run continues as Nigeria downs Greece to qualify for quarterfinals
Thu, 27 Sep 2018
Nigeria’s D’Tigress yesterday continued their Cinderella run in the ongoing FIBA Women Basketball World Cup with Greece their latest victim.
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Nigeria Airways ex-workers accept N22.68b, await N55.62b balance
Thu, 27 Sep 2018
Ex-workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways, yesterday, okayed the grant of N22.68 billion recently approved by the Federal Government, though in anticipation of N55.62 billion balance.
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Mismanaging officers’ of Skye Bank under investigation
Thu, 27 Sep 2018
The events leading to capital erosion of the defunct Skye Bank Plc, and the roles played by its officers would be unearthed soon, going by assurances from the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC).
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Weaning youths off fake offshore education
Thu, 27 Sep 2018
Some Nigerian youths, their parents and guardians are bent on acquiring university education by hook or by crook but the federal government is resolute to wean the seeming hapless youths off fake universities, both in Nigeria and neighbouring African countries. Head, Education Desk, IYABO LAWAL, writes that the government has a long way to make []
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