Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 21st June

 

Punch

2018 Budget difficult to implement with NASS’ alterations, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday lamented that the 2018 Appropriation Bill which he signed into law would be difficult, if not impossible, to implement because of the alterations members of the National Assembly effected on the document he submitted to them on November 7, 2017.

Vanguard

Jonathan hero of democracy in Nigeria —Atiku

A former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has described former President Goodluck Jonathan as a hero of democracy in Nigeria

The Sun

2019: We’ve not endorsed Buhari, Oshiomhole –CAN

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has denied reports that it has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for the 2019 presidential election and former Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomole’s ambition to contest for the All Preogressives Congress national chairmanship seat.

Thisday

Makarfi: Nigeria Needs a Leader to Salvage Her from Sorrows, Pains

A presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has stated that Nigeria is in a great danger as a result of insecurity and uncertainty, hence in dire need of a leader that will salvage her from the sorrows and pains.

Daily Times

Herdsmen attacks: Benue youths exonerate Buhari from sponsoring killers, hail Buratai

JThe Benue Youths Forum, the umbrella body of all youth groups in Benue State have exonerated President Muhammadu Buhari from the incessant killings in the state.

Guardian

Death toll in Lagos bridge accident rises

One more person was recovered dead at the scene yesterday where a containerized truck fell on four vehicles at Ojuelegba on Tuesday night, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has said.

Tribune

NASS not worried about Buhari’s budget concerns, says Senate deputy majority leader

THE Deputy Majority Leader in the Senate, Alh. Bala Ibn Na’allah, on Wednesday, said that the National Assembly (NASS) was unperturbed by President Muhammadu Buhari’s concerns about the adjustments it made in the 2018 Appropriation Bill.

Leadership

PMB Lacks Capacity To Implement 2018 Budget – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s submission that the 2018 budget, signed by him, will be near un-implementable, is a clear admission that he lacks the capacity and competence to run a development-oriented economy as desired by Nigerians.

The Nation

Buhari signs Budget 2018 despite N578b injection

It was supposed to be a lively ceremony, but yesterday’s budget signing at the Presidential Villa was sober.

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