Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 11th April



Buhari rejects N’Assembly’s peace deal on budget

There were indications on Sunday that the National Assembly’s  peace moves with the executive over the 2016 budget crisis had flopped.


IPOB, Igbo youths, women fault DSS claim on killing of northerners

Enugu—The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Igbo Youths Movement, IYM and the Igbo Women Association, IWA, yesterday denied the claim by the Department of State Services, DSS, that five northerners were killed and buried in a forest in Abia State, saying that it was a ploy by the Federal Government to engineer another round of mass killing of Igbo in the north.

The Sun

CBN’ll invest to create jobs –Emefiele

THE Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has again assured genuine investors of cooperation and support towards self-sufficiency in local production of essential goods and the economic diversification drive.


Dangote Turns 59, Begins $1bn Okpella Cement Plant Construction

The President, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote on Sunday announced the commencement of the company’s $1 billion cement plant in Okpella, North of Edo State.

Daily Times

FG’s planned VAT increment insensitive, bad economic policy -Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayo Fayose, has said that the Federal Government was planning to impose more hardships on Nigerians by proposing to increase the Value Added Tax (VAT) from the current five per cent to 10 per cent, describing the move as insensitive to the plight of Nigerians who are suffering from the bad economic policies of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) government.


Oliseh gets FIFA appointment

Former Super Eagles’ coach, Sunday Oliseh has been appointed as a member of the Federation of International Football Association’s (FIFA) technical study group (TSG).

Daily Trust

Group warns Wike against anti-Buhari protest

The New Initiative for Credible Leadership (NILC), has warned Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, to stop instigating Nigerians against President Muhammadu Buhari.

National Mirror

FG to create 2m ICT jobs in six months

Federal Government plans to create about two million jobs within the next six months through the Information and Communications Technology sector of the economy. Minister of Communications, Mr. Adebayo Shittu, disclosed this at a reception in his honour held by the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria, ATCON in Lagos.


Be Patient With Buhari, Nigerians Told

Nigerians have been urged to be patient with the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration in its efforts to reposition the country to the path of glory.

The Nation

Economy: Buhari is on right path, says Dangote

President and Chief Executive of the Dangote Group Alhaji Aliko Dangote said yesterday that the President Muhammadu Buhari administration was on the right path in the diversification of the nation’s economy.


Court to hear suit against Agip, NNPC, others June 14

USTICE Muhammed Liman of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, has ordered the service of hearing notice on Conoco Philips Petroleum Nigeria Limited in the ongoing legal tussle between  Arco Group Plc and Nigerian Agip Oil Company.


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