Nigerian Newspaper headlines Today: 26th March

 

Punch

Danjuma’s comment, invitation to anarchy – FG

The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, said Danjuma’s comment was “highly uncalled for,” and an invitation to anarchy, asking Nigerians to report any member of the armed forces suspected to be colluding with herdsmen.

Vanguard

Dapchi girls: Army denies roles in abductions

THE Nigerian Army has denied allegation by one ‘deserter personnel’, David Bako, who accused it of playing major roles in the abduction of Dapchi schoolgirls.

The Sun

Benue: We’re disappointed over Buhari’s visit –Tiv leader

President General of Mdzough-U-Tiv, Edward Ujege has expressed disappointment over the recent visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Benue State. According to him, the expectation of the Benue people that the president, as a father would come and comfort them in their moment of trial was dashed as he (Buhari) refused to address the matters at hand. 

Thisday

FG Confirms Ceasefire Talks With Boko Haram

The federal government has disclosed that it is in talks with the Islamist terror group, Boko Haram, on a possible ceasefire, with the ultimate aim of securing a permanent cessation of hostilities.

Daily Times

Nnamdi Kanu: If only they had Listened to him Four Years Ago

Today, what the supreme leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, said in 2014 is being re-echoed across the political landscape of Nigeria by no other than the very influential Lt. Gen. TY Danjuma, who can be rightly classified as part of the northern ruling elite. …

Guardian

Senators insist on overriding Buhari’s veto over electoral act amendment bill

Senators pushing for the override of President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto on the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2018 rose from a meeting in Lagos at the weekend dashing hopes of resolving the face off between the Senate and the President on the matter.

Tribune

Dapchi Girls: We Know No Sergeant David Bako ―Army

THE Nigerian Army has dissociated itself from some media reports where one Sergeant David Bako who claimed to be a deserted soldier, informed Nigerians about how the Dapchi Girls abduction was planned in Aso Rock Villa and executed with N80 million.

The Nation

How billions were moved to Jonathan’s residence from CBN ahead of 2015 elections

More details have now emerged showing how billions of naira and hundred millions of dollars were illegally removed from the public till by the Jonathan administration specifically ahead of the 2015 presidential elections.

Leadership

Saraki Not Privy To Northern Elders’ Meeting

Senate President, Bukola Saraki is not privy to the meeting of Northern Elders where certain decisions about the political future of the region and country were taken, a source close to  Saraki has revealed.

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