Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today, 20th April

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APC May Collapse When Buhari Leaves Office: Fayemi

  Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) may collapse when President Muhammadu Buhari’s tenure...

I Never Said I Will Probe My Predecessors: Governor Uzodinma

Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has debunked rumours making rounds in the state that he planned to probe his...

Sanusi Asked To Be Osinbajo’s VP When Buhari Was Sick In London: Junaid

  Junaid Mohammed, a second republic lawmaker, has alleged that the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, lobbies to be...

Manchester United Will Make Top Four: Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool FC coach, Jurgen Klopp has expressed that Manchester United will make top four at the end of the...

Strike Looms As University Workers Protest Non-Implementation Of Minimum Wage

According to reports, University workers have begun mobilisation for a possible industrial action over the non implementation of the...

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Punch

Arms scam: Ex-NAF boss, Amosu, returns N2.3bn to FG

The immediate past Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu (retd.), has returned N2.3bn to the Federal Government, The PUNCH has learnt.

Vanguard

‘Buhari secures China deals but currency woes linger’

President Muhammadu Buhari last week assembled one of the biggest ministerial delegations of his presidency and boarded a plane to China…

The Sun

NNPC unveils guidelines for refineries’ privatisation

At last, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has unveiled guidelines for the privatisation of its three refineries with submission of bid documents scheduled for May 30, 2016.

Thisday

Boko Haram Ambushes Army Commander, Kills One Soldier

The convoy of the acting General Officer Commanding (GOC), 7 Division, Nigerian Army, Brigadier General Victor Ezugwu, was ambushed yesterday morning by suspected Boko Haram terrorists when he was en route to visit troops in Bama, Borno State.

Guardian

El’ Rufai allays fear over bill on preaching

Contrary to insinuations that the bill on religious preaching in Kaduna State would ban evangelism, the state governor Mallam Nasir El’ Rufai, yesterday clarified that it was meant to curb emerging religious extremism.

Daily Trust

Ekweremadu ‘takes over Senate plenary’ as Saraki leaves for CCT

The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, abruptly took over the plenary yesterday when the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, left to attend to his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).

Daily Times

EFCC detects 37,395 ghost workers in federal civil service, says Magu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said in Abuja on Tuesday that it had detected 37,395 ghost workers on the payroll of the federal civil service.

National Mirror

Synagogue: Court remands two engineers in Kirikiri Prisons

Justice Abdulateef Lawal-Akapo, of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja yesterday, remanded the two engineers who constructed the collapsed seven-storey guest house belonging to the Synagogue Church of All Nations, SCOAN, at the Kirikiri Maximum Prisons

Leadership

Suicide: Man Sets Self Ablaze After Row With Sister

A middle-aged man in Ufuogene, Umudomi in Onicha Igboeze, Onicha local government area of Ebonyi state, Michael Okoro has burnt himself to death following a misunderstanding with his sister.

The Nation

Saraki’s trial: Senate under fire for inviting CCT chair

Senators were yesterday under attack for summoning the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Justice Danladi Umar, who is presiding at Senate President Bukola Saraki’s  trial for alleged falsification of assets.

Tribune

Saraki declared his assets, witness tells tribunal

A witness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Tuesday, told the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) that the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, declared his assets before and after his tenure as the governor of Kwara State.

 

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