Nigerian Newspaper headlines Today: 11th April

Punch

Go home and defend yourselves with stones, Ortom tells IDPs

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Tuesday, told the Internally Displaced Persons, who were displaced due to Fulani herdsmen attacks,  to go back home and use stones to defend themselves.

Thisday

Ekweremadu Challenges FG’s Planned Seizure of His Assets

The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremmadu, on Tuesday challenged the proposed seizure of some of his properties by the federal government.

The Sun

Ekiti guber: Bamisile picks APC form, promises to get rid of Fayose

Former speaker of Ekiti House of Assembly, Femi Bamisile, has picked the All Progressives Congress (APC) Declaration of Interest and Nomination Form; to contest the state’s governorship election in July.

Vanguard

Katsina govt absorbs 62 casual workers into civil service

The Katsina state government has absorbed 62 casual workers into the state civil service to reduce redundancy. Our correspondent reports that the absorbed workers were those who were operating casually in the state hotels board in the last 18.years

Daily Times

Ekweremadu moves to stop temporary forfeiture of property to FG

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, yesterday, moved to stop hearing on a motion ex parte filed by the Federal Government to temporarily seize some of his landed property.

Guardian

Why Buhari Shouldn’t Run For Second Term – CNPP

The Conference of Nigeria Political Party (CNPP) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari has nothing to show Nigerians, in terms of concrete achievements to make him think of seeking re-election beyond the fact that re-contesting is a legal right, giving reasons why the President should not seek re-election.

Tribune

DEPUTY Senate President, Ike Ekweremmadu, on Tuesday, moved to stop the hearing of a motion exparte filed by the Federal Government, on March 21, 2018, seeking an interim order for the temporary forfeiture of some of his ‘undeclared’ properties, worth billions of Naira to the Federal Government.

The Authority

Boko Haram: FG has not done enough – Shehu of Bama

 

The Shehu of Bama Kingdom in Bornu State, Shehu Kyari Ibn Umar El-Kanemi, has said the federal government should be held liable for the activities of Boko Haram insurgents, saying it gave them room to operate.

The Nation

Report on Buhari’s one-term Presidency a misquote – Adesina

Presidential spokesman Femi Adesina has described as a `misquote’ the report that President Muhammadu Buhari had pledged only one term presidency and will never seek re-election in view of his age status.


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