Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 27th April

 

Punch

Benue: Killer herdsmen are sponsored, says military

The Defence Headquarters, Abuja, said on Thursday that the fresh rounds of killings in Benue State were being sponsored.

Vanguard

Breaking : Oyo Speaker, Adeyem is dead 

The speaker of the Oyo State House of Assembly Barrister Michael Adeyemo has died a few hours ago.

The Sun

Ekiti guber: Adeyeye, Fayose’s loyalists trade words over Ikere ward congress

The Director of Media and Publicity of the Prince Adedayo Adeyeye Movement (PAAM), Chief Niyi Ojo and a member of the Ekiti State House of Assembly and  loyalist of Governor Ayo Fayose, Wale Ayeni, recently traded words over alleged thuggery witnessed during the recent ward congress to elect delegates for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Thisday

I’ll Win Re-election in 2019, Buhari Assures

President Muhammadu Buhari has again re-echoed his decision to seek re-election in 2019, assuring his supporters that he is confident of winning.

Daily Times

Buhari’s re-election will benefit Nigeria, Africa – Pasali

The National Coordinator of the Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO), Alhaji Danladi Garba Pasali, has said that the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 will not only benefit Nigeria but Africa at large.

Tribune

Benue: Fayose laments increased killings, says ‘Buhari is captured president’

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State again lamented the rise in the spate of killings in the country and held that President Muhammadu Buhari “is a captured president who has been reduced to offering condolences to Nigerians slaughtered by herdsmen instead of taking firm action to stop the atrocities.”

Leadership

Assets Recovery: How Ex-judge Nailed Ekweremadu

Justice Binta Murtala Nyako of a Federal High Court, Abuja, has been asked to restrain the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu from further selling off his properties.The federal government in a counter affidavit in response to Ekweremadu’s motion on notice told the court that Ekweremadu in a desperate bid to avoid forfeiting the properties to the federal government has already sold two of his three undeclared properties in Kissimmee, Florida, United States of America.

The Authority

$496m Illegal Expenditure: Senators demand Buhari’s impeachment

Senators have rejected the request of President Muhammadu Buhari for the sum of $496 million to buy fighter jets from the United States of America (USA) after incurring the expenditure.

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