Good day, good citizens of Nigeria. Here are headlines from Nigerian Newspapers that may interest you today, Thursday, April 14, 2022.
1. Security agents aiding bandits, allege Reps, demand NSA, minister’s sacking [Punch Newspaper]
The House of Representatives has condemned the rising insecurity in the country, especially the recent killings in Benue, Taraba and Plateau states.
The lawmakers, who stated this at the plenary on Wednesday, demanded the removal of the National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Monguno (retd.) and the Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Magashi (retd.).
2. Outrage as Sultan, CAN, MBF, Reps lament killings [Vanguard Newspaper]
THE gale of killings in some parts of the country, especially Plateau, Kaduna and Benue states, in the last one week, has stirred anger in the polity.
The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, the Jama’atu Nasril Islam, JNI, led by the Sultan, Mohammed Sa’ad Abubakar 11, and the Middle Belt Forum, MBF, expressed concern yesterday that the Federal Government has failed in its duties to protect the citizenry.
3. FG approves N1.4bn to boost electricity supply across country [NewsWireNGR]
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N1.4 billion for the supply of more equipment for the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to boost electricity supply across the country.
The Minister of Power, Mr Abubakar Aliyu, made this known when he briefed State House Correspondents on the outcome of the meeting of the council, presided by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja. Read more.
4. Father of the prime suspect in the murder case of Iniubong Umoren says son is mentally ill [NewsWireNGR]
The father of the prime suspect in the murder case of the jobseeker in Akwa Ibom State, Iniubong Umoren, has denied knowledge of the victim’s killing.
Mr Frank Akpan, the father of Uduak, also said he was not aware that the victim’s body was exhumed in his compound in Uruan Local Government Area of the state.
He said his son had a mental health challenge known as schizophrenia and was an outpatient at the University of Uyo Teaching Hospital in the state capital. Read more.
5. Pastor Paul Enenche finally breaks silence over the death of Mrs Osinachi Nwachukwu [NewsWireNGR]
Following the death of Osinachi Nwachukwu, Pastor Paul Enenche of the Dunamis Gospel International Gospel Center, Abuja, the church attended by the late singer and her family before her demise has finally spoken.
According to the pastor, he was not aware of any domestic violence until news came out after her death. In a video shared on his Facebook page, titled: What I know about the passing of Mrs. Osinachi Nwachukwu. Read more.
6. Buhari’s resignation won’t solve insecurity, Presidency replies Northern Elders [NewsWireNGR]
The Presidency has dismissed the call by the Northern Elders Forum on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign following the nation’s security challenges, saying reforms in internal security to take hold soon.
The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja, said the resignation of the president would never be a solution to the nation’s security problems. Read more.
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