Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 10th April

Daily Times

Boko Haram Gives Reason For Release Of Dapchi School Girls

Boko Haram faction, Islamic State West Africa Provence (ISWAP), has given the reason it released the girls kidnapped from the Government Girls’ Technical College, Dapchi in Yobe State.


Knocks, kudos as Buhari declares second term bid

President Muhammadu Buhari briefly stopped activities at the All Progressives Congress’ National Executive Committee meeting in Abuja on Monday when he declared his intention to seek re-election in 2019.


Onoja, Gov Bello’s Chief of Staff has threatened to kill me — Daily Post editor

THE Deputy Editor of Daily Post Newspapers, Mr. Wale Odunsi, has petitioned the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, accusing Mr. Edward Onoja, Chief of Staff to Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, of threatening to kill him.


Buhari Arrives London

President Muhammadu Buhari last night arrived in London, the United Kingdom capital, where he is billed to hold discussions with Prime Minister Theresa May on Nigerian – British relations.

The Sun

Buhari’s second term’ll finish Nigeria –Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has described yesterday’s declaration of re-election bid by President Muhammadu Buhari as an ambition dead on arrival.


Lassa fever kills three, affects eight new persons in six states

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) yesterday confirmed eight new cases of Lassa fever and three deaths in six states, within one week.

Daily Trust

Era of political thuggery over in Kogi – Sen Ogembe

The Senator representing Kogi Central, Ahmed Ogembe, has said that the era when politicians win elections through thuggery is over.


Pollution: Taking Shell to court will help Niger Delta communities, environment groups say

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has thrown its weight behind plans by Friends of the Earth Netherlands to take Shell to court if it does not act on demands to stop its destruction of the climate, adding that this will help Niger Delta communities take similar action and save their environment from further pollution.

The Nation

Labour raises minimum wage demand from N56,000

THE Organised Labour has presented fresh demand for the new National Minimum Wage for workers to the tripartite committee, using current economic indices as its yardstick.