Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Thursday, 25th April 2019
President, Muhammadu Buhari has unveiled the newly reconstructed Institute of Maternal And Child Health, popularly known as Ayinke House located within the premises of Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) in Ikeja. Africa News24 reports Ayinke House is Nigeria’s biggest Maternity Hospital upgraded from an 80-bed facility to a 170-bed healthcare centre with state-of-the-art medical equipment, as well as information technology services.
Nkeiruka Onyejeocha, a member of the house of representatives, has urged Femi Gbajabiamila, majority leader of the house, to step down for her in the race for speakership. The Abia lawmaker appealed to Gbajabiamila to “make due sacrifice” by giving up on his ambition to become speaker “for Nigeria to move forward.”
Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate has said thay his generation has failed the country. Soyinka spoke on Hard Talk, a BBC programme. He said that the dreams people of his generation had about the country had not materialised. Zeinab Badawi, anchor of the programme, had asked the literary scholar: “Has your generation of older Nigerians failed the people?” and he responded, “Yes, I believe so.
Africa News24 earlier reported that the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani arrived Nigeria Yesterday on a tour to African countries Nigeria inclusive and was welcomed by President Muhammadu Buhari who at the meeting sought Qatar investment in Nigeria’s key sector The meeting took place at the Presidential Villa, Abuja soon after the Emir arrived at the State House.
The President Of National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) Dr. Olusegun Olaopa has said ” Dr. Chris Ngige’s statement on having enough doctors and not been bothered about those leaving to find greener pasture show he is not abreast in the medical field. Ngige, who spoke on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily on Wednesday, said he was not bothered that medical doctors are leaving Nigeria in droves, saying that the nation has a surplus of them and must therefore “export” to other countries.
Femi Otedola, a business mogul has presented $50, 000 cheque to Christian Chukwu, a former Super Eagles coach, to enbale him get medical treatment abroad. TheCable had broken the news of Otedola’s offer to foot the bill of the former captain of the national team following reports that he was battling with prostate cancer.
Heavy rains have hit eastern Uganda destroying homes and crops, and leaving 17 children and one adult dead, the Red Cross says. “Now 18 people confirmed dead,” all but one of them children, in the village of Bulembo in the eastern district of Buyende, said Irene Nakasiita, the Red Cross spokeswoman.
Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) house Cynthia Nwadiora popularly known as Cee-c is truly blessed with curves and “fat in the right places” and she is never shy to flaunt them. The former love-interest of Tobi graced the lingerie coded birthday bash of her fellow Big Brother Naija Star, BamBam who turned 30 yesterday and Cee-c did not fail to leave her male fans with some bit of thirst and wild thoughts due to the outfit she donned.
Paraguayan midfielder Miguel Almiron could be a doubt for his country’s Copa America campaign after Newcastle revealed he will miss their final three Premier League matches due to a hamstring injury. The 25-year-old bought for a reported club record fee of £20 million ($26 million) from MLS Cup winners Atlanta United in January, went off in the second half of the 3-1 win over Southampton last weekend.
That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Africa News 24 (AN24). See you again tomorrow