Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 24th April


Saraki, Dogara, others meet over mace theft

The leadership of the Senate held a marathon meeting on Monday night over the last Wednesday’s invasion of its chamber and snatching of its mace by suspected thugs.


APC convention: Oyegun, Amaechi absent as S-South leaders back Oshiomhole for chairman

THE leadership of All Progressives Congress, APC, in the South-South zone, met in Benin City, yesterday, and adopted the immediate past governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole,

The Sun

Sanction Buhari over alleged $496.3m expenditure –PDP urges NASS

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has charged the National Assembly to sanction President Muhammadu Buhari, for spending $496.3 millon to purchase military aircraft from the United States of America (USA) without  its approval.


Drama as Melaye is Stopped from Travelling, Police, DSS Lay Siege to His House

It was high drama Monday when officials of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) prevented the embattled senator representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, Dino Melaye, from travelling outside the country, then released him, only for the police and operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) to lay siege to his Maitama residence in Abuja.

Daily Times

“How Saraki seized over $200,000 from me” – Omoyele Sowore opens up

Sahara reporters publisher and 2019 presidential aspirant, Omoyele Sowore has opened up about his ordeal with the Nigerian government and Senate president, Bukola Saraki over his continued exposure of corruption.


Senators, others protest police siege to Melaye’s residence

 The Senate leadership has condemned the siege laid by policemen to Senator Dino Melaye’s house in Abuja yesterday, describing it as an embarrassment to democracy.


Omo-Agege Loses N1.75bn To Suspension

Embattled Senator OvieOmo-Agege may likely lose over N1.75 billion to his suspension by his colleagues in the Red Chambers of the National Assembly. The amount is a summation of the monthly running cost of every serving Senator which the Senate put at N13.5 million.


Fayose to corps members: Never allow politicians use you to rig elections

Governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose, has described Nigerian youths as the best in the world, just as he advised the National Youth Service Corps members not to allow the politicians use them to rig elections or do evil.

The Nation

EFCC grills Nwaoboshi over N4b contracts

For hours yesterday,  Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) detectives quizzed Senator Peter Onyeluka Nwaoboshi over alleged unexecuted N4billion contracts and 20 accounts in six banks.

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