Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of top Nigerian newspapers headlines today Monday, April 16th.
Trump Invites Buhari To White House
US President Donald Trump will host President Muhammadu Buhari on 30th of April, as both leaders seek ways to combat terrorism. Concise News gathered that the White House made the announcement on Sunday. Other point of discussion during the visit would be ways of deepening Nigeria’s democracy.
We’ve Not Done Too Badly – Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday gave his administration a pass mark, saying he has not done too badly. The president shared this opinion of his administration while hosting members of the Buhari Diaspora Support Organisation in London. The president said he believed his administration had done relatively well especially in light of the state in which the country was when he took over power. He said past leaders failed to exploit, to the advantage of Nigerians, the myriad natural and human resources available to them.
Tinubu Pays Buhari Visit In London
Bola Tinubu, the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Sunday had a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in London.
Babangida Backs SDP For 2019 Elections
Former military Head of State General Ibrahim Babangida (retd.) has thrown his weight behind the Social Democratic Party (SDP) for the 2019 elections. Babangida said this over the weekend during the visit of the national leadership of the party led by its national chairman, Chief Olu Falae.
Thieves Are Presidents In Nigeria – Balarabe
Anyone who has been Nigeria’s President must first become a thief or backed by thieves, says former governor of Kaduna State Balarabe Musa. Balarabe, who was governor in the second republic, said this when the publisher of an online news Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, visited him.
APC Sets Up Convention Committee
The All Progressives Congress on Sunday in Abuja made known a list of 68-man committee to plan its National Convention. The committee is chaired by the Governor of Jigawa State, Abubakar Badaru.
Paying Tithe Has Nothing To Do With Entering Heaven – Omokri
Revered Nigerian pastor Enoch Adeboye’s submission that those who fail to pay their tithes will not go to heaven has been faulted by a US-based Nigerian pastor Reno Omokri. Adeboye, who is the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, had last week, during the April edition of the church’s monthly Holy Ghost Service, urged pastors of the church to warn their parishioners about the danger of not paying tithe.
Prophet Reveals Nigeria’s Next President
Former Lagos Governor Babatunde Fashola will be the country’s next president, according to the leader of Divine Intelligence Ministry Prophet George Fakolade. Fashola is also Minister of Housing, Works and Power. The cleric revealed this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja, adding that Fashola will bring corruption to its kneel in the country.
Most Nigerian Military Men Are Boko Haram Members – Osita Okereke
Many Nigerian military personnel are members of Boko Haram who have infiltrated herdsmen, says the Director General of National Taskforce to combat smuggling of small arms, ammunition and light-weapons Osita Okereke. Okereke also threw his weight behind former Defence Minister Gen. Theophilus Danjuma’s allegation of military complicity with regard to the killings.
Man City Win Title As Man United Lose At Home
Manchester City are officially the Premier League champions after Manchester United suffered a 1-0 defeat to rock-bottom West Brom at Old Trafford. Jose Mourinho’s side had prevented their neighbours from winning the title with a stirring comeback last weekend, but an unlikely defeat to the Baggies secured a third Premier League title for their cross-city rivals.
BBNaija: Khloe, Anto, Lolu Crash Out
Lolu, Khloe and Anto’s stay in the 2018 Big Brother Naija House has ended as they were evicted on Sunday, thereby missing out on the final. The trio polled the least votes among the five Housemates nominated for eviction last Monday. The two other Housemates, Miracle and Cee-C, have therefore joined Alex, Tobi and Nina as the finalists in the running for the ultimate prize of 45million naira.
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.