News Headline For April 28, 2017

News Headline For April 28, 2017
  • PublishedApril 28, 2017

New Telegraph

2015 presidential poll: I conceded defeat to avoid bloodshed –Jonathan …says I was betrayed by those I relied on to win election

  • How Adoke, Chidoka, Dudafa prevailed on him

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has revealed that though he had reasonable suspicion that the outcome of the 2015 presidential election was not a true reflection of the wishes of Nigerians, love for country and the safety of her citizens propelled him to concede defeat to President Muhammadu Buhari.

Nigerian Tribune


FACTS have emerged on how former president and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in 2015 presidential, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, conceded defeat to the incumbent president and candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the election, Muhammadu Buhari.

Daily Sun

Nigeria’s economy has collapsed –Atiku

Former Vice president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, yesterday in Lagos, lamented the collapse of the nation’s economy following government’s excessive reliance on oil revenues. Atiku who was guest speaker at the investiture of the President of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS), Mr. Oluwaseyi Emmanuel Abe, said, “ the biggest problem Nigerians have is their addiction to oil revenues; the belief that we are doomed unless oil flows and oil money fills the Federation Account for our tiers of government to share.

The Guardian

  • Fault N’Assembly’s claim on alleged theft of budget materials
  • 2017 Appropriation Bill ready next week, says Lawan

The police yesterday returned the items they took away from the home of the Chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriation, Mohammed Danjuma Goje last Thursday.


2015: How US worked with 12 anti-Jonathan govs — Ex-Niger Gov, Babangida Aliyu

ABUJA — Former Governor of Niger State, Dr. Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu has revealed that US government officials invited, at least, 12 northern governors to the US to ascertain their level of commitment to removing Jonathan and not just on how to curtail the Boko Haram insurgency as suggested.

The Nation

Police threaten senator over murder document

  • Raid on Goje’s residence sparks Senate, police clash

Did the police cart away Budget 2017 documents from the home of a senator? That remained a knotty question yesterday.


Poverty, unemployment, getting worse, says Atiku

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar says Nigeria is currently at a crossroads as poverty, unemployment, inflation, infant mortality and other social vices are on the increase.


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