Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 6th April

 

 

Punch

Looters’ list: APC, PDP in a show of shame, says Okogie 

A former President, Christian Association of Nigeria, Anthony Cardinal Olubunmi-Okogie, has lambasted both the ruling All Progressives Congress and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party on their accusations and counter-accusations over those who looted Nigeria’s treasury.

Vanguard

Critics of $1b security fund playing politics , says Adesina

Presidential media adviser, Femi Adesina says those opposing or criticizing President Muhammadu Buhari’s approval of one billion dollars for security funding are only playing politics with the lives of Nigerians.

The Sun

No illegality in $1 billion for military equipment, says Buhari aide

The Presidency on Thursday said there was no illegality in the release of the $1 billion President Muhammadu Buhari approved for the procurement of military equipment.

Thisday

PDP Seeks Legislative Action against Buhari for Okaying $1bn Withdrawal from ECA 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the National Assembly to immediately commence action against President Muhammed Buhari for gross misconduct over what it said was his unilateral approval for the release of $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account for the procurement of military equipment to fight the insurgency in the North-east without getting legislative approval.

Daily Times

Dapchi Girls Abduction Scripted To Make Buhari Approve $1bn To Fight Boko Haram‎ – Aisha

Yesterday, it was revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the release of $1 billion to Nigerian Defence authorities for the purchase of security equipment to fight insecurity in the country.

Guardian

Petrol subsidy hits N1.4 trillion, says Kachikwu 

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has said that subsidy on Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), otherwise known as petrol, currently stands at N1.4 trillion.

Daily Trust

Melaye heads to Supreme Court over planned recall 

Sen. Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West in the Senate, has filed an appeal at the Supreme Court, seeking an order restraining the INEC from proceeding with his recall from the Senate.

Tribune

Buhari denies religious bias claim against FG 

Receiving a delegation of the Arewa Pastors Non-Denominational Initiative for Peace in Nigeria led by Bishop John Abu Richard, President Buhari said: “Some voices, for political or ethnic reasons, are making unguarded statements accusing the government and myself in particular of religious bias.

The Authority

Fashola wants Nigeria to bid for 2026 World Cup

Minister of Power, Work and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola has said he would want Nigeria to bid to host the 2026 World Cup jointly with Morocco.

The Nation

Buhari delays trip to stop Oyegun’s ‘extension plot’

Proponents of tenure extension for All Progressives Congress (APC) Chairman John Odigie-Oyegun and others seem to be adamant, The Nation learnt yesterday.

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