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Nigerian Newspapers: Top 10 Latest News Headlines Today, Tuesday, 23rd April 2019

Here Are The Major Headlines From Nigerian Newspapers For Monday, 22nd April 2019


1. Saraki attacks Tinubu, makes new revelations about APC National leader

Senate President Bukola Saraki has criticized the national leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Monday for attacking him.

In a statement by Yusuph Olaniyonu, his special advisor on Media and Publicity, Saraki said that Tinubu launched another of his brutal quarterly attacks on his person on Sunday.


2. Oshiomhole, Tinubu behind Akeredolu’s suspension from APC – Ondo gov’s aide

Otito Atikase, third special assistant of the Akeredolu Ondo State governor Rotimi for political affairs, accused the congressional national president of all progressives, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, and party leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, of being behind the labor. Of his principal at the party.

The National Labor Committee, NWC, of ​​the APC had suspended Governor Akeredolu for participating in anti-party activities after consulting him.

3. Appeal Court Fixes Date For Hearing of Osun Gov’ship Election

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has scheduled hearing for April 24 in the appeals filed by the Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola and his party, the APC against the March 22, 2019, ruling by the Osun State Governorship Election Tribunal.

Information about the hearing date is contained in notices sent to parties by the court’s Registry, a copy of which The Nation sighted on Monday in Abuja.


4. Arewa Youth Forum Battles Tinubu over 9th NASS leadership

A northern youth group, Arewa Youth Forum (AYF), on Sunday, April 21, accused the national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu of turning himself into a dictator within the party.

In a statement sent to journalists, AYF said the move by Tinubu to impose his lackeys on the members of the National Assembly is anti-democratic and against the interest of the north as a whole.

5. Buhari Lack Required Qualifications to Lead Nigeria – Nnamdi Kanu

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has insisted that President Muhammadu Buhari should not have contested the 2015 and 2019 Presidential elections in Nigeria because he lacks the required qualifications to run for such a post.

Kanu made this comment during a live broadcast on Radio Biafra on Saturday. The broadcast focused on the qualifications required to run for the post of the President in Nigeria.

6. Implement new minimum wage at state, LGA levels – Labour urges Buhari

The organised labour in Kogi State has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to put necessary frameworks in place to ensure the implementation of the new minimum wage at the states and local government levels.

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A statement signed by the NLC chairman, Comrade Onuh Edoka and his TUC counterpart, Ranti Ojo, on Monday, said such frameworks were necessary to avoid the bitter experience of the past where governors refused to implement the then minimum wage of N18,000.

7. List Of Top 20 Richest Igbo Men And Women In Nigeria (Photos)

Top 20 Richest Igbo Men and Women – Let’s name top 20 richest Igbo man and women. Who are these people? How did they manage to earn their millions? And who is the wealthiest Igbo guy? Find all the responses as well as more in our post below.

Igbo people are understood for their diligence and broad participation in organisation life in Nigeria. The Igbo businessmen have actually been playing significant roles in Nigerian industrial and service spheres for a long period of time.

8. Kajuru: Saraki reacts to killing of Briton in Kaduna

The Senate president, Bukola Saraki, reacted to the murder of Miss Faye Mooney, a British woman, in the recent attack on Kajuru.

Lastalert reported that the police command in the state of Kaduna identified the foreigner killed by alleged kidnappers in Kajuru as Miss Faye Mooney, an Englishman.

The command’s public relations officer, DSP Yakubu Sabo, said that Mooney was among the two people killed and three kidnapped on April 19 in a recreation center in the local government area of Kajuru.


9. FG to introduce Solar – Powered Keke and Motorcycles in a few months (Details)

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, has announced Federal Governments plans to introduce solar-powered tricycles and motorcycles into the Nigerian transport system in coming months.

He disclosed this at the swearing-in ceremony of newly elected executives of Amalgamated Commercial Tricycle & Motorcycle Owners, Repairs and Riders Association of Nigeria(ACOMORAN) in Abuja.


10. Ooni of Ife makes revelations about Igbo, Yoruba relationship

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, has declared that Igbo and Yoruba are inseparable members of the same family.

The Ooni reaffirmed his earlier position on the family ties between Yoruba and Igbo nations.

A statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Moses Olafare, said Ooni Ogunwusi stated this at the weekend at his Ile-Oodua palace in Ile-Ife while receiving the Lagos state president of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Solomon Ogbonna.