Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today, 24th March

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Punch

Labour kicks as Kachikwu says fuel scarcity’ll linger till May

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Kachikwu, on Wednesday, said despite the efforts being put in place by the Federal Government, fuel queues might not be completely eliminated until about two months.

Vanguard

Presidency: No vacancy in 2019 — APC

ABUJA — There will be no vacancy in the Presidency in 2019, members of the National Caucus of the All Progressives Congress, APC, declared on Tuesday night in a seeming lure to President Muhammadu Buhari to seek a second term.

The Sun

Judge Withdraws From Saraki’s Suit to Stop Trial

Justice Abdul Kafarati of the federal high court, Abuja, has withdrawn from a fundamental rights suit filed by Senate President Bukola Saraki to quash the charges of false declaration of assets brought against him by the federal government at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).

Thisday

Oshiomhole, CSOs Condemn Calls for Emefiele’s Sack

Edo State Governor, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole and a coalition of civil society groups in the country yesterday condemned those calling for the sack of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, describing them as faceless manipulators of the Nigerian economy who are bent on wasting their time.

Daily Times

Lekki Gardens: Defective buildings to be demolished – Ambode

Occupants of buildings in Lekki Gardens have been urged to vacate the premises. The Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, who addressed Government House Correspondents at the Lagos House, Ikeja, shortly after inspecting the site of the collapsed building which was under construction by the Lekki Gardens on Tuesday, said the incident which claimed 34 lives and left several others injured was “one building collapse too many”.

Guardian

‘Buhari to account for recovered loots soon’

President Muhammadu Buhari will soon tell Nigerians the amount of money so far recovered from the looted funds by political office holders in the past administration.

Daily Trust

Kogi: Wada to present 8,000 election documents to tribunal

Former governor of Kogi State, Idris Wada, said he will tender 8,000 election documents before the Kogi State Election Petitions Tribunal in Abuja.

National Mirror

Court stops Ekiti from land takeover for airport project

An Ado Ekiti High Court has declared as unconstitutional, unlawful and of no effect, the takeover of a portion of land by the Ekiti State government for an airport project. The court also frowned at the destruction of economic trees, crops and buildings erected there. Justice Dele Omotoso also ordered the payment of N5m as general damages to the claimants for the loss they suffered for the destruction of their crops and economic trees.

Leadership

Tragedy: Man,29, Stoned To Death In Ilorin

A 29- year- old DSTV installer, Ahmed Saheed has died due to injuries he sustained from stones allegedly hauled at him by some guests at Peace Hotel, Ilorin, Kwara State .

The Nation

Dasuki: I’m not coming to court

Former National Security Adviser (NSA) Col. Sambo Dasuki yesterday refused to appear in court for his trial.

Tribune

Highlights of the 2016 budget

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