Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today, 14th April

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Punch

Customs impound N19.24m poultry in Ogun

The Comptroller General of Customs Compliance team, Ogun axis, has seized about N19.24m worth of smuggled poultry.

Vanguard

FG’s N5,000 conditional cash transfer list of 8 states ready

There are indications that the list of beneficiaries of the Federal Government’s N5,000 conditional cash transfer for eight states is ready.

Thisday

FG Sets Aside N500bn Intervention Fund for Poorest Nigerians

In response to the growing state of insecurity across the country, occasioned by poverty, especially in the Boko Haram ravaged North-east, the federal government, has set aside a N500 billion intervention fund for the poorest Nigerians.

The Sun

PDP Convention: Former ministers bar Sheriff, others

IN a move to checkmate its National Chairman, Sena­tor Ali Modu Sheriff from participating in the forth­coming national conven­tion of the party, the Forum of former Peoples Demo­cratic Party (PDP) minis­ters has recommended that members of the outgoing national working commit­tee be barred from contest­ing any of the positions

Daily Times

Abducted Channels TV reporter regains freedom

The Channels Television reporter in Imo State, who was kidnapped on Monday has regained his freedom on after police launched massive manhunt for his abductors.

Guardian

Herdsmen refute crops’ destruction claims in Oyo communities

Fulani herdsmen in Oyo State yesterday denied claims that some of their men were responsible for destruction of crops in Ogbomoso and parts of Oke Ogun area of the state.

Daily Trust

Rep Sarki disburses N10m empowerment tools in Nasarawa

The member representing Lafia/Obi Federal Constituency at House of Representatives, Alhaji Abubakar Dahiru Sarki, has donated items worth over 10 million naira to his constituent

Leadership

NSCDC Destroys 4 Illegal Refineries In Edo

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Edo State Command yesterday destroyed four illegal refineries at Obazagon, near Ehor in Uhuwode local government area of the state.

Tribune

FG can’t put timeline on Chibok girls’ rescue —Osinbajo

VICE-President Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday, reassured that from the security reports available to the Federal Government, it was still possible to rescue the 217 girls abducted from Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, two years ago, adding, however, that government could not put a timeline to the rescue.

The Nation

DSS parades suspected accomplice of terror mastermind

The Department of State Services (DSS) has paraded Bello Danhajia, a close associate and presumed second-in-command of the suspected mastermind of the United Nations (UN) House bombing, Khalid Al-Barnawi.

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