Nigeria Newspaper Headlines Today, Saturday, 31st March 2018
Here is a summary of top Nigerian news headlines today, Saturday, 31st March 2018
Fear Buhari’s govt, Obasanjo’s coalition tells Nigerians
The Coalition for Nigeria Movement led by former President Olusegun Obasanjo has asked Nigerians to be wary of President Muhammadu Buhari’s government as it has corrupted security agencies ahead of the 2019 general elections.
Bakare Warns Buhari : We Can Shut Your Govt Down
Tunde Bakare, pastor of the Latter Rain Assembly, says Nigerians can shut down the government as a result of herdsmen killings in recent times.
He said the order by the inspector general of police for vigilante groups and weapon-bearing individuals to surrender “illegal firearm” should apply to all including the herdsmen.“This is why I said this government is compromised completely,” he said.
Leah Sharibu Reportedly Escaped From Boko Haram Camp But Ended In Wrong Hands
Leah Sharibu, the only girl held back by Boko-Haram terrorists out of the 110 girls kidnapped at Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, reportedly tried to escape Boko Haram custody.
Naija News recall that all released all the girls abducted with the exception of Sharibu and five students who died in captivity.
3 Suicide Bombers Kill Selves In Maiduguri
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has confirmed the death of three suicide bombers at Muna area of Maiduguri in an attempt to infiltrate the town on Friday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that four powerful explosions occurred between 9: 00 and 9: 30 pm, sending terrifying echoes to many parts of the town.
Controversy surrounds Naomi Campbell’s meeting with Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met with British supermodel, Naomi Campbell, as he toured the Eko Atlantic City on Friday.
The supermodel was in Lagos for the Arise Fashion Week 2018, and many Nigerians were surprised to see her with the President during his tour of the new city under construction.
Chelsea legend suffers heart attack
Chelsea legend Ray Wilkins is critically ill in hospital after suffering a heart attack reports from England indicate. It is understood that the former England captain and Manchester United star is being treated at St George’s Hospital, where his family have asked for privacy.
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