Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 14th March
Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has passed the state appropriation bill of N672.984 billion for the 2019 fiscal year into law.
The founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation and Chairman, Heirs Holdings, Mr. Tony Elumelu, has challenged African leaders to prioritise the future of the African continent.
Gombe state governor-elect, senators and other elected candidates have been advised not to be carried away by victory, but to remember they were elected on the principles of accountability and transparency with a view to delivering the dividends of democracy, and, as such, they should plan to hit the ground running from May 29.
The National Assembly resumed plenary on Tuesday from the short break it observed to enable senators and House of Representatives members participate in the just concluded general elections.
Lagos metropolis witnessed another tragedy yesterday when a three-storey building located at Massey Street, opposite Oja, Ita Faaji, Lagos Island, collapsed at about 10am, killing 12 persons said to be school pupils, with many others still trapped in the rubbles of the collapsed building.
Oyo State Police have arrested the Chief Whip of the Oyo State House of Assembly, Wasiu Olafisoye Akinmoyede, in connection with the murder of a senatorial candidate, Hon. Temitope Olatoye a.k.a. Sugar.
A Septuagenarian, Hajiya Maryamu Mustapha, has said she never missed the opportunity of electing leaders of her choice since the second republic when she voted for late former President Shehu Shagari.
Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Ibadan, Professor Ademola Dasylva, on Wednesday, gave account of how he could have also flown in the same ill-fated Ethopian aircraft that crashed killing Professor Pius Adesanmi and 156 others.