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Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of top Nigerian newspapers headlines today Wednesday, April 4th.

Another Federal Lawmaker Dies Five Days After Death Of Deputy House Leader

Another federal lawmaker, Sen. Mustapha Bukar (APC-Katsina North Central) has died on Wednesday in Abuja after a brief illness. Senator Mustapha, also known as Madawakin Daura, died at the age of 63. His death comes less than one week after the death of Deputy House Leader, Baba Jibril, who died aged 58.

CBN Leaves Monetary Policy Rate Unchanged At 14%

The Monetary Policy Rate was on Wednesday left unchanged at 14 per cent by the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria. The CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, announced the decision of the committee at the end of a two-day meeting held at the apex bank’s headquarters in Abuja.

ANN Teams Up With Obasanjo’s CNM To Oust Buhari

The Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) has joined forces with former President Olusegun Obasanjo to campaign against President Muhammadu Buhari. In a statement by its Chairman, Board of Trustees, Adekoya Adebola, the party charged Nigerians to ensure that the 2019 election was a test of competence and not sentiments or political blackmails.

Naira Dips Marginally At Parallel Market

The Naira on Tuesday depreciated marginally against the dollar at the parallel market, exchanging at N361.20 to the dollar. The Nigerian currency lost 20 kobo from N361 earlier traded before the Easter break, Concise News gathered. The naira also closed at N508 and N444 respectively against the Pound Sterling and the Euro.

No ‘Rebranded PDP Member’ Convicted For Corruption – Spokesman

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party on Tuesday insisted that the President Muhammadu Buhari administration had no case against its members. The party reiterated that the alleged looters list recently released by the federal government was a witch-hunt. The PDP goes further to challenge the ruling All Progressives Congress to name any members of the ‘rebranded PDP’ convicted for corruption.

Why Buhari Govt Released ‘Looters List’ – Tony Momoh

Former Minister of Information Prince Tony Momoh has dismissed insinuations that the federal government released an alleged list of treasury looters to divert attention from Nigeria’s challenges.

APC Govs Silent After Meeting With President Buhari

Governors elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday maintained silence after having a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting was reported to have been called to discuss the tenure extension granted the John Odigie-Oyegun-led national working committee (NWC) and other elected officials at the national and state level.

Kogi Gov. Attends Abuja Meeting On Crutches

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state on Tuesday attended a meeting at Aso Rock, Abuja, on crutches. It was a meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari and governors of the All Progressives Congress controlled states.

Senator Sani Calls For Publication Of ‘Saints’ List

Senator Shehu Sani has called on the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Congress (APC) to release ‘List of Saints.’ The lawmaker’s comments comes as a reaction to the publication of ‘looters list’ by both the APC and PDP.

Interpol’s Position Has Vindicated Me – Sen. Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye has said that the International Police Organizaton (INTERPOL)’s decision not to carry out “politically-motivated operations” against him means he has been vindicated. Melaye, representing Kogi West, was reported to INTERPOL by the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), calling for him to be placed on their watch list – a demand that never materialized.

BBNaija 2018: Bambam Opens Up On Toilet Sex With Teddy A

Evicted housemate from the ongoing Big Brother Naija show Bambam has explained that her toilet rump with Teddy A was triggered by their mood. Concise News gathered that she has also moved on from the incident. The housemate who is said to be the daughter of a church elder said she may have done what her parents will be disappointed in, but, they are proud of her.

Ronaldo Strikes Twice As Real Stun Juve

Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo bagged a brace as Real Madrid beat Juventus 3-0 in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League quarter-final game. The former Manchester United striker scored the first goal after three minutes before adding the second in the 60th minute with an overhead kick, his 14th in the competition.

That’s the roundup of top Nigerian news headlines this morning. More Nigerian newspapers headlines are available on Concise News website. See you again tomorrow.