Nigerian Newspaper headlines Today: 24th March

Punch

Recession would have lasted longer if we hadn’t borrowed –Adeosun

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, in this interview with IFEANYI ONUBA speaks on Nigeria’s rising debt profile, infrastructure funding and efforts by the government to reposition the economy to the path of sustainable growth

Vanguard

2019: I want to give back to Nigeria — Lamido 

A FORMER governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido has said that his presidential ambition is not a product of desperation, noting that he wants to give back to a nation that gave him many opportunities in life. Lamido…

The Sun

Plateau killings: Gov. Lalong sues for calm

Governor of Plateau State, Rt. Hon. Simon Lalong, has appealed for calm, following the Thursday night attack by armed gunmen in Dong village of Jos North Local Government Area of the state, which culminated in the unfortunate loss of lives of some persons.

Thisday

Buhari Receives Dapchi Girls, Vows to Deal with Security Agents if Abduction is Repeated

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja warned security agencies to ensure that the untoward development of abduction does not repeat itself in the country again, threatening that security forces would henceforth be held responsible for any further repeat of such incident.

Guardian

Federal Government must ensure Leah Sharibu’s release, CAN Insists

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), yesterday, said it was worried, surprised and disappointed that not all the girls were rescued and, indeed, that one of them was left behind simply because of her Christian faith.

Daily Times

‘Nigerian Government Only Builds Prisons In Igboland, Nothing Else!’ – Ohanaeze Fumes

Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo yesterday lamented that the only notable presence of the Federal Government in Igbo land was prisons.

Daily Trust

Buhari offers unconditional amnesty to B/Haram insurgents

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will give unconditional amnesty to insurgents willing to lay down arms.

Tribune

Buhari Begs Boko Haram

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, begged Boko Haram terrorists to cease hostilities and lay down their arms, saying Nigeria has suffered enough violence at the hands of the insurgents.

Leadership

Dapchi Abduction: 30 Days After, How Boko Haram Returned The Girls

Exactly 30 days after the Boko Haram insurgents abducted some schoolgirls in Dapchi, Yobe State, the group in a dramatic fashion returned them to their parents. HUSSAINI JIRGI in Damaturu reports

The Nation

APC, National Assembly raise 11-man inner caucus to end cold war with Buhari

An end to the persistent feud between the presidency and the National Assembly appears to be around the corner with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the lawmakers setting up an 11-man inner caucus standing committee to deal with all such issues.

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