Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today; 9th April

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Punch

Mercy Aigbe my mentor, not a competitor –Olajumoke

Fast rising Nollywood act, Olajumoke Odetola, is still in a celebratory mood courtesy of her Africa Movies Viewer’s Choice award for the Best Indigenous Act.

Vanguard

Buhari tasks Armed Forces on war against insurgency

President Muhammadu Buhari has enjoined the Nigerian Armed Forces to sustain the tempo in the ongoing war against insurgency in the North-East of the country to stamp out terrorism.

Thisday

Bloodbath Averted: Five Female Suicide Bombers Killed in Maiduguri

What could have been a black Friday was yesterday averted in Maiduguri as five female suicide bombers were intercepted by members of the youth vigilante group, popularly called Civilian JTF in Borno State.

The Sun

Armsgate: Court orders Metuh to open defence on Monday

AFTER a marathon court session that gave rise to four preliminary rulings, a Fed­eral High Court Judge, Jus­tice Okon Abang yesterday ordered the National Public­ity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh to open his defence in the money launder­ing charges against him on Monday, April 11, 2016.

Daily Times

More Boko Haram members are surrendering – Air Chief Abubakar

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall Sadiq Abubakar, on Friday assured Nigerians of adequate security, saying that more members of the Boko Haram sect are already laying down their arms.

Guardian

Buhari visits China, to discuss development of infrastructure with Jinping

The development of Nigeria’s infrastructure, especially in the power, roads, railways, aviation, water supply and housing sectors will form the crux of discussions when President Muhammadu Buhari meets Chinese President Xi Jinping, said presidential spokesman Femi Adesina on Saturday.

Leadership

Low Turnout Of Voters In Most Polling Units In FCT

There was low turnout of voters in many polling units in the Federal Capital Territory(FCT) as the area council election commences in the territory today.

The Nation

Smart Adeyemi dumps PDP for APC

The former Chairman of the Senate Committee on Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Sen. Smart Adeyemi, yesterday defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the governing All Progressives Congress (APC).

New Telegraph

CT trial: APC shops for Saraki’s replacement

The ongoing trial of the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), over alleged false, anticipated and non-declaration of assets has thrown both the leadership and the Senators of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) into a palpable confusion as to losing grip.

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