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