Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 12th April




Herdsmen attacks: Fresh killings in Benue as Buhari promises solutions

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said the killings in some parts of Nigeria would soon come to an end as his administration was finding solutions to them.


2019 election: Students protest in Lagos, demand Ambode declare intention 

lagos—Barely two days after President Muhammadu Buhari declared his intention to contest 2019 election, students of Lagos State in tertiary institutions, across the country yesterday demanded that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to publicly declare his intention for a second term.


State House Clinic Trains 200 IDPs Kids on Oral Hygiene Techniques

In attempt to help reduce mouth-related diseases amongst the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), the State House Clinic, Abuja, has trained 200 IDPs children below the ages of 16 years on the need to brush their mouth and keep it clean regularly.

The Sun

Kaduna: El-Rufai engages 17,000 monarchs to tackle insecurity

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El Rufai, has engaged the services of 17,000 village heads, to assist the state government in tackling insecurity as well as mobilise to their subjects to immunise their children against child killer diseases.


N1.5bn suspicious contracts awarded in NEMA before my assumption, says DG

The Director-General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Engr Mustapha Maihaja on Wednesday said N1.5 billion suspicious contracts were awarded in the agency before his assumption of duty.

The Nation

Buhari links Gadaffi’s hit men with killer-herdsmen

Who are the killer-herdsmen? They are gunmen trained by the late Libyan President Muammar Gadaffi, President Muhammadu Buhari said yesterday.


Ayade Weeps As He Signs Historic N1.3trn Budget Into Law

Cross River State Governor, Prof Ben Ayade, Tuesday, wept profusely at the state executive council chambers whilst signing the historic 2018 budget of N1.3 trillion into law.

Daily Trust

We were paid N.5m each to impeach Na’Abba, Jagaba tells court

The former President, Olusegun Obasanjo-led executive, paid members of the House of Representatives N500,000 each to impeach a former Speaker of the House, Ghali Umar Na’Abba.


How Nigerians hastened my declaration – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has clarified his Monday’s declaration of intention to run for another term in office on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).



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