Morning News Headlines – Today’s 8th October 2018 Nigeria News Headlines
1. 12 Years After, Atiku in Landslide Victory, Clinches PDP Presidential Ticket
It was sweet victory for former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as he edged out 11 other contestants yesterday to win the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) presidential ticket that he had sort after since 2006.
Despite, series of bailouts aimed at offseting workers’ emoluments, 17 states are still owing both salaries and pensions arrears, it has been revealed.
According to Budget, 12 states are yet to even offset teachers, not to talk of civil servants, while others are threatening workers to keep the information secret.
3. Anambra Lawmaker ‘Omonbala’ Beats Up Doctor Who Opposed Unprofessional Practices At His Hospital
Dr Bulus Peter Umaru, Chairman of the Nasarawa State branch of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), was beaten into coma in Awka, Anambra State by a member of the state House of Assembly, Honourable Obinna Emeneka.
4. APGA picks Army General as the Presidential candidate
As the deadline for the conduct of primaries ended on Sunday, the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has nominated retired Gen. John Ogbor as its presidential candidate for the 2019 elections.
5. ‘Stop Complaining’ — Omokri Invites Aisha Buhari To Join PDP
Reno Omokri, ex-media aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan, has told Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, to stop complaining about the All Progressives Congress (APC) and join the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) instead.
6. ‘I Will Come For You’ – Leke Adeboye Gives Warning Notice To Daddy Freeze
Leke Adeboye, the son of Redeemed Christian Church Of God general overseer, Pastor Enoch Adeboye has issued a notice to popular outspoken media personality, Daddy Freeze.
7. English legend, John Terry announces retirement from football at the age of 37
John Terry has retired from professional football at the age of 37 after being linked with a coaching role at Aston Villa.
The former Chelsea and England captain who won five Premier league titles and a Champions League at Stamford Bridge, shared the news on Instagram this evening
8. 5 secrets of innovative companies
My studies of truly innovative organizations have revealed five common elements (regardless of industry) that define cultures that excel at innovation. They are empowerment, honesty, community, goals, and leadership. Here’s a look at these elements individually.
9. ACPN adopts Oby Ezekwesili presidential candidate
Former Minister of Education and Convener of the Bring Back Our Girls campaign, Obiageli Ezekwesili, has chosen to contest for the president in 2019 on the platform of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN)
10. Taking agric to the next level: 58 years after
The huge potentials inherent in the agriculture sector to revitalise Nigeria’s economy are not in doubt. Several experts have alluded to that fact. From the period of independence in 1960 till now, successive administrations have offered intervention through policies and programmes