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.
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.