Good day, good citizens of Nigeria. Here are headlines from Nigerian Newspapers that may interest you today, Monday, April 11, 2022.
1. Northerner succeeding Buhari dangerous to Nigeria’s future — Pa Ayo Adebanjo [Vanguard Newspaper]
Leader of Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, Pa Ayo Adebanjo weekend, warned that any attempt by a Northerner to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023 will spell doom for Nigeria.
Adebanjo’s position was supported by other groups, such as the Middle Belt Forum, MBF, Ohanaeze Ndigbo and the Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, who said the Afenifere leader stated the obvious.
2. VP Osinbajo formally declares for 2023 presidency [NewsWireNGR]
Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has formally declared for 2023 presidency after months of speculation.
The VP in a tweet on Monday said; “I am today, with utmost humility formally declaring my intention to run for the office of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on the platform of APC”. Read more.
3. Bandits kill Miyetti Allah chairman, his son, three others [NewsWireNGR]
The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has condemned the gruesome murder of its Gwagwalada Area Council Chairman, Alhaji Aliyu Adamu, his son and three other people by bandits.
The National Secretary of MACBAN, Alhaji Baba Ngelzarma, in a statement on Sunday in Abuja, explained that Adamu and four others were gunned down by bandits at Dako hamlet near Dobi Village in Gwagwalada, Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Read more.
4. People feared dead as gunmen invade Plateau communities [NewsWireNGR]
Gunmen suspected to be bandits has invaded Kukawa, Kyaram, Gyambau and Dungur, among other communities of the locality, killed some persons, destroy properties and force many others to flee their homes for safety.
Rep. Yusuf Gagdi (APC-Plateau) who condemned the attack on the communities by the gunmen on SUnday said he received the news with “sadness”.
The lawmaker, who is currently in Medina for lesser Hajj, commiserated with families who lost their loved ones, commended the military for swiftly responding to the incident and restoring normalcy to the area. Read more.
5. Nigerians donate expired products to us, Orphanage cries out [NewsWireNGR]
An orphanage in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Honour Ground Home, has decried the action of some Nigerians who donate expired food items and other products to the orphanage.
Speaking while receiving food items from the Fire Officers Wives Association (FOWA) on Sunday, the head of the orphanage, Mrs Blessing Ijenwa, lamented that the children at the orphanage got sick after consuming such expired food. Read more.