Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 27h April, 2019


Lagos pardons 14 inmates, coverts 14 death row to life imprisonment

The Lagos State Government, through the Advisory Council on Prerogative of Mercy, on Friday pardoned 14 inmates of the Maximum Security Prison in Kirikiri who have been imprisoned for over 20 years for various offences, while 20 others on death row had their punishment converted to life imprisonment.


PDP: Buhari Should Transmit Letter to N’Assembly on Private Visit to London

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, yesterday in Abuja declared that President Muhammadu Buhari’s ongoing 10-day private visit to London, United Kingdom is an illegal and unconstitutional trip.

The Sun

Tinubu won’t be president of Nigeria –Bodejo, Miyetti Allah boss

National President, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Abdullahi Bodejo, has dismissed the possibility of the former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu succeeding President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023. In this interview with WILLY EYA, he spoke on a number of issues and stated that power will still remain in the North after Buhari.


Buhari offers employment, scholarships to 168 ex-corps members

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday presented awards to 168 ex-corps members at the combined 2015/2016/2017 President’s NYSC Honours Award held at the State House Banquet Hall, Abuja.


New Salary Hasn’t Been Approved For Armed Forces – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) said on Friday that a new salary structure had not been approved for the members of the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN).

The Nation

How my wife’s friend lured me into internet fraud

A suspected internet fraudster, Ugochukwu Loveday, has been arrested for allegedly impersonating the Acting Inspector General of Police, Adamu Mohammed, on a social media site, Facebook.


Oyetola Promises More Security As Police Launch Operation Puff Adde

Osun State governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, on Friday promised more security so that the state can continue to retain its status as one of the most peaceful in the country.