Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 5th May

The Sun

Cardinal Onaiyekan to Buhari: Retire now

The Metropolitan Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, has said that just as Christians mobilized against corruption in the 2015 presidential election, the Christendom is going to mobilize against continued corruption and insecurity in the 2019 election.

Punch

Till now, it feels like a dream – Man who lost eight family members to Benue killings

Trying to put on a smiling face as he ushered our correspondent into his modest apartment, his blue disposition and near inaudible voice showed he had yet to recover from the trauma of the past few days.

Vanguard

We are ready for ward congresses – Kano APC

The Kano State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) says it is fully prepared to hold congresses in the 484 wards in the state on Saturday, May 5.

Thisday

Buhari’s London ‘Technical Stopover’: A Government Sustained By Lies

By now, you may have read that after his spectacularly underwhelming US visit, President Muhammadu Buhari decided to have a ‘technical stopover’ in London on his way back to Nigeria.

Daily Times

Offa robbery: Kwara offers N5m reward as police release suspects’ photographs

Kwara State government has pledged N5m reward for information that will lead to the arrest of four Offa bank robbers that were declared wanted by the police.

Guardian

Bayelsa police command smashes gang of robbers

The Bayelsa Police Command on Friday smashed a gang of robbers terrorizing Igbogene-Yenagoa and its environs and arrested six of the gang members.

Daily Trust

Buhari arrives Daura for APC congress

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived his home town, Daura ahead of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ward congress on May 5.

Tribune

Ekiti APC primary: Tinubu, Buhari’s ministers in test of will

TODAY’S primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State to produce its standard-bearer for the July 14 governorship election in the state appears to be another opportunity  for a test of popularity between a national leader of the party, Senator Bola Tinubu and certain ministers and two governors from the  South-West.

The Nation

Hoodlums vandalise APC secretariat in Rivers, one person dies

One person died in Port- Harcourt on Friday as unidentified persons, suspected to be political thugs vandalised the Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) located at the Old Government Residential Area in Port Harcourt, Rivers.


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