Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 1st April

 

Punch

Looters’ list: Secondus demands retraction, N1.5bn, Fayose, Metuh fume

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus, has given the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, 48 hours to withdraw his statement against him or face litigation.

Vanguard

ALLEGED LOOTERS’ LIST: Secondus gives Lai Mohammed ultimatum to retract inclusion 

Erstwhile National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh, has opened up on his listing among “treasury looters” by the Federal Government, saying the administration, by the action, had resorted to subjecting him to double trial, in the media and in the courts.

The Sun

Danjuma’s outburst calls for serious concern – Col Ajayi (Retd)

Last week’s outburst by a former Minister of Defense and ex- Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen. Theophilus Danjuma, the abduction and eventual release of 104 Dapchi female students  as well as killings by criminal elements suspected to be herdsmen are some of major security issues that have put the country on the edge in the recent weeks.

Thisday

‘Saraki’s Rumoured Presidential Bid Orchestrated to Complicate Oyegun’s Matter’

The swirling rumoured presidential bid of Senate President Bukola Saraki is a planned work of opposition within the All Progressives Congress (APC) to complicate the current plight of the party’s National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun over his lingering tenure elongation controversy.

Daily Times

Your 2015 Cmpaign Was Sponsored With stollen Money- PDP Tells Buhari 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says President Muhammadu Buhari has no moral rectitude to fight corruption being a direct beneficiary of the corruption freebies deployed by his party leaders to fund his 2015 presidential campaign.

Daily Trust

PDP dismisses FG’s looters’ list, says non convicted 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the list of alleged looters released by the federal government as hollow and laughable.‎

Leadership

Metuh Replies FG, Says It’s Executive Rascality 

Former national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, has described the listing of his name by the information minister, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, among those who looted government funds as an unprecedented executive rascality and lawlessness.

Tribune

Buhari’ll Use, Dump You Again, Primate Ayodele Warns Tinubu 

Primate Elijah Ayodele of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, with headquarters in Lagos State, has warned the former governor of Lagos State, Senator Bola Tinubu to be wary of his rapprochement with President Muhammadu Buhari, noting that it was all a deception.

The Nation

Controversy as Oluwo adopts Emir title 

Speaking at the installation and the turbaning ceremony of the first Waziri of Yorubaland, Fadhilaru Sheikh Yahquub Abdul-Baaqi Mohammed, the Oluwo, who adorned an Islamic regalia, said whoever calls him an Emir of Yoruba was in order.

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