Major Nigeria Newspaper headlines & Naija News Today, Tuesday, April 11th, 2023, can be accessed below.
Below are the Major Nigeria Newspaper Headlines from Nigerian Newspapers today:
POLITICS AND NATIONAL NEWS
EKO HOT BLOG reports that the presidency on Monday revealed that some political promises were made in 2015 during campaigns that even President Muhammadu Buhari as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was not aware of.
EKO HOT BLOG reports that the Presidency has said President Muhammadu Buhari will be leaving Nigeria better than he met it in 2015 in terms of security and economy.
EKO HOT BLOG reports that sixteen House of Assembly candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ogun State have filed petitions before the election petitions tribunal in Isabo, Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, against the All Progressives Congress candidates.
EKO HOT BLOG reports that the former Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Idris Abdulkadir on Monday died at age 79 in Abuja.
EKO HOT BLOG reports that the The president-elect, Bola Tinubu has celebrated the leader of Afenifere, a Yoruba socio-cultural group, Ayo Adebanjo on his 95th birthday.
EKO HOT BLOG reports that the Oyo State Police Command has revealed that the suspect in the case of Adeshina Olayinka, popularly called Khadi, who died at Wetland Hotel, Akobo in Ibadan is in their custody.
EKO HOT BLOG reports that the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has condemned an advert of Peak milk by FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria PLC over what it described as an offensive Easter advert.
Eko Hot Blog reports that assailants shot a policeman to death on Friday in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State.
On Wednesday, the Department of State Services (DSS) released a widely circulated statement, saying it has identified some key players in the plot for an Interim Government in Nigeria.
10. Penalising The Poll-Rigging Puppeteers: Can The US And UK Aid Nigeria’s Quest For Just And Equitable Elections?
As the dust settles on Nigeria’s recent electoral showdown, the United States and the British governments are cooking up a storm of sanctions aimed at Nigerian political masterminds behind the scenes of violence, electoral hocus-pocus, and democracy-bending antics.
The heartrending loss of 12-year-old Whitney Adeniran has sent shockwaves of sorrow, disbelief, and despair throughout Nigeria. Although the details of Whitney’s passing may differ, the profound impact on those left behind is undeniable.
Liverpool fans saying this current season in the premier league and in Europe has been a disaster for them would be an understatement of epic proportions.
Eko Hot Blog reports that a 23-year-old bank employee, Connor Sturgeon, opened fire at his workplace, the Old National Bank in downtown Louisville, Kentucky, United States on Monday morning.
The Dalai Lama has apologised after footage showed him asking a boy if he wanted to suck the Tibetan spiritual leader’s tongue.
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Our attention has been drawn to the concoction making the rounds as news that the two-term former governor of Akwa Ibom State, a former Senate Minority Leader, and a senator who will soon commence his second term in the 10th National Assembly His Excellency Senator Godswill Obot Akpabio has dropped out of the race for the Senate President.
EKO HOT BLOG reports that Don Jazzy, the veteran Nigerian music producer, has called on Nigerian artists to take a cue from Davido’s approach to promoting his latest album.
EKO HOT BLOG reports that Nigerian songstress, Simi, has taken to social media to defend her husband, Adekunle Gold, after a Twitter user accused him of plagiarizing Burna Boy’s mannerism and style.
EKO HOT BLOG reports that Kalidou Koulibaly, a Chelsea defender, has admitted that he has not been performing at his best since joining the club last summer.
EKO HOT BLOG reports that former Chelsea defender, Frank Leboeuf, has advised winger Hakim Ziyech to leave Stamford Bridge in order to rediscover his form.
EKO HOT BLOG reports that the week 40 pool fixtures are for forty-nine (49) football matches for UK football 2022/2023 from the pool agent.
Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Major Newspapers in Nigeria
1. You raised Nigeria’s prestige, Buhari celebrates Dangote at 66
The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Monday, described the founder of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, as a businessman who has “given new heights to Nigeria’s prestige” as he turns 66.
Buhari’s birthday message is contained in a statement signed by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, titled ‘President Buhari greets Dangote on his birthday, commends him for giving the nation a good image.’
“Hearty congratulations and best wishes to the illustrious businessman Aliko Dangote on his birthday.
“He has given new heights to Nigeria’s prestige and global reputation.
2. Council cautions Bauchi religious leaders against inciteful sermons
The Bauchi State Security Council has warned that it will not allow religious leaders to incite and divide the people which may lead to crises in the state.
The Chairman of the Council and Secretary to the Bauchi State Government, Ibrahim Kassim, who briefed journalists at the end of the meeting held at the Government House on Monday, said two major issues threatening the relative peace in the state were discussed.
He said the council discussed the resurgence of young armed thugs popularly called “Sara Suka” who are attacking innocent residents as well as looting their properties.
Kassim said that the recent preaching by an Islamic scholar in the state during a Ramadan Tafsir, which he claimed, generated a lot of heat, reactions and counter-preachings, was also discussed extensively.
3. Buhari mourns Briggs, says ex-UNIPORT VC lived for humanity’s good
The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Monday, described the departed ex-Vice Chancellor of University of Port-Harcourt, Prof. Nimi Briggs, as an academic who lived for the good of the country and humanity.
He also condoled with his surviving family, urging them to keep the professor emeritus’ legacy alive.
Buhari’s condolence message is contained in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, titled ‘President Buhari consoles family of late Emeritus Professor of Medicine, Prof Nimi Briggs, 79’.
According to a statement by his family, Prof Briggs passed away in the early hours of Easter Monday, 2023, aged 79 years.
4. 10th Senate President: Ndoma-Egba urged not to work against South-South
THE former Senate leader, Victor Ndoma-Egba has been cautioned by a South-South Solidarity Group for Senate President 2023, to desist from trading away chances of South-South to produce the next Senate President
Ndoma-Egba was reported to have called on the national ruling party, APC, to zone the senate presidency to the South East on a private television.
The clamor for who to become the next senate President has recently heightened as many of the geopolitical zones of the country have indicated interest for the office to be zoned to them in the 10th session.
5. Bauchi APC youths pass no-confidence vote on Party Chair
A group under the aegis of “Concerned All Progressives Congress APC Youth Progressive Movement” has passed a vote of no confidence on the Bauchi state APC Chairman, Alh. Babayo Aliyu, and consequently called on the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and National Chairman of the party, Senator Abdullahi Adamu to urgently look into the affairs of the Bauchi state chapter of the party.
National Coordinator of the group, Comrade Abdullahi Dauda Little who signed a letter to that effect recalled that the group had after the February 25 Presidential and National Assembly elections written Adamu on the “need to look into the affairs of Bauchi State APC to nip in the bud the turbulence brewing to avert the mistakes of the post-election in other to make redress in the coming Gubernatorial and House of Assembly election”.
According to the group, the greatest challenge faced by Tinubu in his journey to the presidency “was neither from the dead Peoples Democratic Party nor the Labour Party but from within our own party”.
6. Insecurity: Buhari leaving Nigeria far better than he met it – Presidency
The Presidency last night said that President Muhammadu Buhari will be leaving Nigeria better than he met it in 2015 in terms of security and economic situation.
The Presidency also defended President Buhari on his alleged lopsided appointments of security heads in the past eight years, saying that appointment of service chiefs and heads of security agencies cannot be subjected to ethnic balancing or federal character.
President Buhari will be exiting office next month, precisely May 29 after completing eight years of two terms.
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