Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today, 28th April

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Governors’ meeting on economic crisis inconclusive again

A meeting of state governors held Wednesday night to address the nation’s economic crisis was again inconclusive


Managing Director of a leading Nigerian commercial bank has been detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for allegedly helping former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Allison-Madueke to launder $115 million cash.


Again, Saraki Says Trial Before CCT Chairman Questionable

At the resumed trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki wednesday in Abuja, the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Mr. Danladi Umar, entertained the hearing on the motion of notice seeking his disqualification on the grounds that he lacks the moral justification to preside over his (Saraki’s) trial.

The Sun

How I’ll reinvent economy -Isidahomen, SDP aspirant

A governorship aspirant on the platform of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Mr Idumonza Isidahomen, has promised to revamp the economy of Edo State if he is elected the governor of the state in the September 10 gubernatorial election.

Daily Times

Bayelsa APC crisis: Legacy Party leaders indict Sylva, pleads for peace

Members of the Legacy Party of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State have waded into the current infighting rocking the Bayelsa Chapter of the party, just as they indicted former state governor and candidate of the APC in the last December governorship election Chief Timipre Sylva for what they described as his overbearing attitude.

Daily Trust

Woman nabbed with stolen 2-day-old baby

A  38-year-old woman, Miss Obiagelli Obinna Nwerem, was on Sunday evening arrested by the police for allegedly being in possession of a two-day-old baby at Zuba, Gwagwalada Area Council, Abuja.


Ambode approves payment of lump sum leave allowance

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the lump sum payment of leave allowance to all staff in the State’s mainstream Civil Service, Local Governments and the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) with effect from May, 2016.

The Nation

12-year-old wins Spelling Bee after eight attempts

Twelve-year old Ruth Ejims was one lucky girl last Friday.  The JSS2 pupil of Shalom College, Port Harcourt, emerged winner of this year’s The Spelling Bee competition, the Nigerian franchise of Sripps Spelling Bee of Washington DC, after misspelling her championship words about eight times.

National Mirror

NLC, TUC propose N56,000 new minimum wage to govt

Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) have jointly proposed and presented N56,000 as the new minimum wage to the Federal Government as against the present N18,000.

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