Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today, 18th April

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Vanguard

Army discovers Boko Haram’s hidden armoury

Troops of the Nigerian Army have discovered large cache of arms and ammunition hidden by terrorists of Boko Haram sect in Gursum, Borno State.

Punch

Fuel queues grow longer in Lagos, Ogun, others

The fuel supply situation, which showed slight improvement in recent days, has taken a turn for the worse as queues grew longer on Sunday at the few petrol stations selling the product in Lagos and Ogun states.

Thisday

Saraki: APC Spokesman Disagrees with Oyegun on Trial

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Comrade Timi Frank, has described the position of the National Chairman of the party, Chief John Oyegun, endorsing the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) trial of the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki, as a personal opinion and not that of the party.

The Sun

APC not yet acting like party in power -ABC Nwosu

FORMER Minister of Health, Prof.ABC Nwosu is a respected chieftain of the Peoples Democrat­ic Party (PDP). He speaks frankly on any issue. In this interview, the erstwhile presidential adviser on political affairs shared his thoughts on happenings in the country.

Guardian

Bayelsa elders warn Buhari over comments on Niger Delta

Following recent comments by President Muhammadu Buhari, to deal with oil thieves like the Boko Haram terrorists, concerned leaders of Bayelsa State have warned against such inflammatory statements, saying they could start another crisis in the region.

Daily Trust

Kachikwu, get your act together

Statements made in recent weeks by the Minister of State for Petroleum and Group Managing Director [GMD] of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation [NNPC] Dr Ibe Kachikwu have worsened the fuel crisis currently bedeviling the country, instead of alleviating it.

Leadership

North Would Have Been In Misery Had Jonathan Won – Masari

Katsina State governor, Aminu Bello Masari has said that northern Nigeria would have been in misery had former President Goodluck Jonathan won the 2015 presidential election.

Tribune

NNPC staffer kidnapped in Kaduna

A staffer of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC),Yusuf Abdulkadir, was reported to have been kidnapped at his residence, at Rigachikun, in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

The Nation

CCB/CCT Act’s amendment: NLC, TMG, Falana slam Senate

More criticisms yesterday trailed the planned amendment by the Senate of the Act establishing the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) and the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).

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