Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 23rd April


BREAKING: Police arrest Dino Melaye at Abuja airport

Lawmaker representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Senator Dino Melaye, has been reportedly arrested at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja on his way to Morocco.


Nigerian burnt to death in South Africa

A Nigerian  has been burnt to death in Rustenburg, South Africa, after his vehicle was set ablaze by yet-to-be identified people.

The Sun

2019: Soyinka, Falana, others call for vigilance

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka on Sunday called on Nigerians to be careful about the people they intend to trust their votes with in the 2019 general elections.


Presidency Blames Opposition for FG’s Failure to Stem Herdsmen Killings

The presidency has blamed the absence of cooperation from the opposition and the scaremongering tactics that they have employed for the federal government’s failure to stem the killings by suspected herdsmen in the Middle Belt.

Daily Times

$322m Abacha loot will be spent on poor, vulnerable households-Adeosun

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, has said that the $322million Abacha loot repatriated from the Swiss government will be spent on poor households under the social safety net programme of the federal government.


Nigeria takes delivery of 12 Tucano warplanes in 2020

The United States Government will deliver 12 Tucano A-29 ground attack aircraft to Nigeria in 2020 after the Federal Government concluded payment of about N153 billion ($500 million) in January this year.


Mr President, Nigerian youths are not lazy

The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, recently, labeled Nigerian youths as lazy during a business conference held in London. According to him, youths “do nothing and want everything free in Nigeria”.  This, for me, is an aberration of language and most unfortunate. This statement is rejected in its entirety by the Nigerian youths.


 PDP To Buhari: Your CHOGM Trip, A Colossal Waste

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday declared that President Muhammadu Buhari’s attendance of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in United Kingdom, which came at huge cost to the nation, was a colossal waste.

The Nation

2019: Obasanjo under fire for anti-Buhari campaign

 Former President Olusegun Obasanjo came under fire on Sunday for what was termed his posturing on national issues.


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