Nigerian Newspaper headlines today: 7th April



Looters’ list: FG compiles fresh names •New list to include former govs, ministers, bankers

As controversy continues to trail the release of looters’ list by the Federal Government in the last one week, there are strong indications that government is compiling fresh names of people alleged to have looted the nation’s treasury.


The nation’s democracy wobbling – Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has called on labour leaders across Nigeria to raise their voices in defence of defence of democracy in the face of the atrocious system of governance being implemented by the APC Federal Government.


No going back on making Lagos waterways cleaner, safer – Ambode

As part of its plans to boost water transportation and tourism in the state, Lagos State government have again reiterates its commitment at making the waterways cleaner and safer.

The Sun

How Sambo Dasuki funded Buhari’s coup –Major Jokolo

This certainly is not nemesis for Sambo Dasuki, the retired Army Colonel who was the National Security Adviser, NSA to President Goodluck Jonathan. For Alhaji Mustapha Jokolo, former ADC to Major General Muhammadu Buhari, the current traumatic situation which Sambo Dasuki has found himself is an undeserved punishment. 


Alleged Treasury Looters’ List: Secondus Sues Lai Mohammad for Defamation

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Uche Secondus has made good his threat to drag the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, to court for defamation of character.

Daily Times

Buhari has hired a prostitute to attack me – Reno Omokri claims 

Former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri has accused the administration of President Buhari of using a woman with loose sexual morals as mudslinger against him.

Daily Trust

Obasanjo, IBB envious of Buhari – Kano APC

The Kano State chapter of  the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the recent calls by ex-Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Ibrahim Babangida on President Muhammadu Buhari to forget about seeking re-election in 2019 as “mere envy of his eight-year rolling plan.”


Obasanjo lacks moral justification to criticise Buhari —Kalu

Former governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu on Friday, in Ile-Ife, Osun State, took on ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo over his recent disparaging comments on the performance of President Muhammadu Buhari, contending that he lacked the moral justification to castigate the government.


 London Police Arrest Two After Murder Of Second Nigerian Youth In One Week

Two suspects have been held by the police in UK, after another Nigerian youth was added to the list of over 50 victims of cold-blooded murder in the country, within 90 days, this year.

The Nation

Why we killed tenure elongation for Oyegun, others — Ganduje

KANO State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, yesterday explained why he joined other party members to frustrate the bid by the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun and other party leaders to elongate their tenure.