Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Saturday, 13th April 2019.
The Federal High Court Abuja on Friday, gave Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara and 52 other lawmakers until April 17 to file their responses to a suit asking them to vacate their seats. An advocacy group, Legal Defence and Assistance Project, (LEDAP) dragged the lawmakers to court seeking a declaration that they were no longer members of the National Assembly having defected to other political parties before the expiration of their tenure.
After much pressure mounted on the Senate Assembly by Nigerian budget watchdog, BudgIT, the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has released details of National Assembly’s 2018 budget in public domain. Saraki had taken to his verified Twitter handle @SPNigeria on Friday, in a tweet publicly addressed to BudgIT.
The Yobe State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has advised Senator Ali Ndume to respect the supremacy of the party and abandon his bid to become the Senate President of the incoming ninth National Assembly. Abubakar Bakabe, Yobe APC Secretary, offered the advice in an interview on Friday.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) South-East Renaissance Group (ASERG) has asked the ruling party to zone the speakership of the ninth house of representatives to the south-east. This is coming after the APC leadership endorsed Femi Gbajabiamila, the house majority leader, for the speakership position.
Amnesty International has asked the Sudanese military to hand toppled President Omar Al-Bashir over to the International Criminal Court (ICC). Al-Bashir was toppled by the Sudanese military earlier on Thursday.
Liberian authorities yesterday confirmed that the bodies of 21 gold miners who died after a mudslide buried them two months ago have been recovered. According to the authorities, 45 miners were thought to have been trapped after the mudslide at the Gbanepea Mine in the lower Nimba County in central Liberia on Feb. 9.
The Court of Appeal sitting in Ibadan on Thursday struck out a motion filed by the Osi Olubadan of Ibadanland, High Chief Rashidi Ladoja seeking quashing of the Oyo state government gazette that officially empowers the newly elevated and crowned Obas in Ibadanland. The Court of Appeal sitting in Ibadan on Thursday struck out a motion filed by the Osi Olubadan of Ibadanland, High Chief Rashidi Ladoja seeking quashing of the Oyo state government gazette that officially empowers the newly elevated and crowned Obas in Ibadanland.
The President United State of America Donald Trump considered his eldest daughter Ivanka Trump to oversee activities of the world bank reason been that she is very diplomatic and accurate with figures. Trump lavished praise on his 37-year-old daughter, White House adviser, and suggested she would be suitable for other administrative positions, including U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
Lionel Messi could be among a number of players rested by Barcelona on Saturday as Ernesto Valverde keeps one eye on their Champions League second leg against Manchester United. Valverde said on Friday that Messi may be spared the trip to Huesca, who sit bottom of La Liga after a collision with United’s Chris Smalling on Wednesday left the Argentinian with a bruised nose and cheek.
Former President of the United States of America Barack Obama celebrates the music, life, and legacy of Nipsey Hussle in an open letter, which Karen Civil shared on Twitter and read at a memorial service in Los Angeles Thursday. In the letter, Obama said that though he’d never met Nipsey Hussle, his daughters had introduced him to some of the rapper’s music. In the wake of his death, Obama added, he had learned more about Nipsey Hussle’s tireless efforts to lift up his community in Los Angeles.
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