Nigerian Newspaper headlines Today: 13th April

 

Punch

Herdsmen attacks: Protest in Plateau, 30 killed in Taraba, Benue

Parliamentary activities at the Plateau State House of Assembly were on Thursday delayed by two separate groups of protesters that stormed the Assembly complex.

Vanguard

APC presidential aspirant challenges Buhari to debate

ON APRIL 13, 20188:12 AMIN NEWS19 COMMENTS By Emmanuel Aziken All Progressives Congress, APC presidential aspirant, Dr. SKC Ogbonnia has welcomed President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration to seek a second term and challenged him to a debate on their respective visions for the country.

The Sun

Tiwa Savage smoking hard in style!

Singer and mother of one, Tiwa Savage, is smoking hot and trending badly on social media.

Thisday

Buhari in UK: PDP Asks N’Assembly to Address Power Vacuum

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the National Assembly to invoke the relevant sections of the constitution to address the power vacuum caused by President Muhammadu Buhari’s absence from the country.

Daily Times

Breaking News: Benue attack claims 28 Lifes and dozens missing

It has been reported that as many as twenty-eight persons have perished in overnight attacks in Benue and Taraba communities.

Guardian

Buhari confirms loot 10 years after defending thieving Abacha

Ten years ago, President Muhammadu Buhari, who served as the Chairman of the Petroleum Trust Fund (PTF) under the late former military Head of State, Gen. Sanni Abacha denied that his former boss looted the treasury, but his government on Tuesday confirmed the repatriation of Abacha loot.

Daily Trust

Soyinka leads drum legends, others to Olumo Rock

Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has concluded plans to draw the who-is-who in the drumming world to the ancient Olumo Rock in Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun Sate, for the third African Drum Festival, which holds from April 19 to April 22, 2018.

Tribune

Gadaffi trained men behind herdsmen/farmers clashes ―Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday according to a statement issued by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity) while receiving the Archbishop of Canterbury, His Grace Justin Welby in London on Wednesday, has said that the Fulani herdsmen responsible for killings in Nigeria were trained and armed by Muammar Gadaffi of Libya.

Leadership

Abacha Loot: Reps Probe Payment Of $17m To Nigerian Lawyers

The House of Representatives yesterday resolved to set up an ad-hoc committee to investigate the circumstances surrounding the engagement of two Nigerian lawyers, Oladipo Okpeseyi, (SAN), and Temitope Adebayo for a fee of $16.9 million, which amounts to about N6 billion.

The Nation

 FG commits to assist 36 states without bias

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said government would continue to assist the 36 states irrespective of their party affiliation and also commit to the people’s welfare, especially the poor and vulnerable. 

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