Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 11th April

Vanguard

Area boys’ fight leaves two dead in Lagos

Social miscreants otherwise known as area boys clashed, yesterday, at Fadeyi area of Lagos State, leaving two persons dead, just as one person was killed when some boys reportedly engaged Policemen in gun battle in Choba community, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State.

Thisday

Senate Raises the Alarm over Increasing Wave of Violence

The Senate Wednesday raised the alarm over increasing level of violence across the country, saying government needs to take urgent steps to address the menace.

The Sun

Senate presidency: APC’s position on Lawan in order –Group

The Centre for Policy Advocacy and Leadership Development (CPALD), has supported the position of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on  Senator Ahmed Lawan as its candidate for the Senate President position.

Leadership

Reps Oppose Waivers, Demand Tax Increase On Luxury Goods

The House of Representatives yesterday moved to reduce waivers and increase taxes on luxury goods and services.

Guardian

Sign minimum wage Bill now, Labour tells Buhari

Organised labour under the aegis of Trade Union Side (TUS) of the Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the N30,000 National Minimum Wage Bill.This was coming on the heels of Senate’s approval of the bill last month.

The Nation

I was blindfolded, says freed Lagos fire service chief

Freed Acting Director of Lagos State Fire Service Rasaki Musibau said he could not recognise the two suspects arrested by the police because he was blindfolded by his abductors.

Tribune

We Won’t Cede Any Part Of Our Lands To Any Individual, Group ― OAU

The management of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Ile-Ife, Osun State on Wednesday declared that no part of the landmass of the instruction would be ceded or taken over by any individual or group of people.

Daily Trust

Buhari Campaign Organisation wants action on Atiku, PDP

Security agencies should immediately investigate the presidential candidate of PDP, Atiku Abubakar, over allegations that he hired the services of a United States lobby firm to advance his position on the outcome of the February 23 presidential election.

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