Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 22nd April, 2019

Vanguard

ACUTE HUNG4ER:4 Outrage as IDP children feed on onion leaves

Intense hunger due to inadequate food items in an Internally Displaced Persons, IDP, camp in the outskirts of Bauchi State, has forced children to feed on onion leaves for survival.

Thisday
Tinubu: Why I Am Rooting for Lawan, Gbajabiamila

The National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, yesterday explained his support for the candidacy of Senate Leader, Senator Ahmad Lawan, and Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, for ninth National Assembly leadership, saying it is in compliance with the directive of the ruling party.

Guardian

FG assures motorists of Third Mainland Bridge’s safety

The Federal Government has said that the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos is safe for use contrary to a Facebook video clip spreading fears about the bridge. A statement by Special Adviser on Communications to the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Hakeem Bello, on behalf of the ministry under the supervision of Mr Babatunde Fashola, said the expansion joint being speculated to be dangerous was among those slated for repairs.

Leadership

Atiku’s Petition, APC’s Defence And INEC’s Righteousness

Since the candidate of the PDP in the 2019 Presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, submitted his petition in which he contested the results and the conduct of the exercise, there has been all sorts of comments especially from the respondents, INEC and the APC.

The Nation

I’m a Nigerian by birth, Atiku replies APC

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has faulted the claim by the All Progressives Congress (APC) that he is not a Nigerian by birth and, therefore, not fit to be President.

Daily Trust

We support APC’s endorsement of Gbajabiamila — New Reps

The North West Coordinator of the All Progressives Congress (APC) new members of the House of Representatives, Architect Ibrahim Al-Mustapha Aliyu, yesterday, said they support the party’s endorsement of the incumbent House Leader, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, as speaker of the incoming 9th Assembly.

Tribune

Policeman Allegedly Kills Man In Ogun

A yet-to-identified policeman attached to the Zonal Intervention Squad of the Zone 2 Police Command, was on Sunday, alleged to have shot dead a young man at Ifo area of the Ogun State.

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