Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 5th May, 2019

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Vanguard

Senseless Killings: Residents relive Benue Good Friday ambush that killed 11 Christians, maimed scores 

On Good Friday, as Christians marked the killing of Jesus by being nailed to the cross at mount Calvary, Katsina/Ala local government area of Benue State was thrown into chaos following a bloody conflict between the Shitile and Ikurav clans which claimed over 11 lives and left scores maimed.

ThisDay

Kidnapping as Nigeria’s New National Security Challenge

Except the government does something fast, kidnapping and wanton killings may overrun Nigeria with the possibility of turning the country into a failed state.

The Sun

Unpaid salaries: Kogi workers angry with Yahaya Bello

Most Nigerians were aghast, when they heard that the Kogi State government has not paid salaries to civil servants in the state for 38 months out of the 39 months Governor Yahaya Bello has spent in office. 

Guardian

Osinbajo assures on completion of 2nd Niger Brige

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has given an assurance that the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration will bring the Second Niger Bridge project to fruition.

Daily Times

Buhari group cautions Zamfara gov. Yari over recession claim

The Buhari Media Organization (BMO) has joined the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigerian Chamber of Commerce and Industries (NCCI) to debunk the statement credited to the Zamfara State governor at the Nigerian Governors Forum that the governors should brace up for another recession in 2020.

Leadership

Army Alleges Plot To Scuttle May 29 Inauguration

The Nigerian Army has raised the alarm that some mischief-makers are working with some foreigners to derail the democratic process in Nigeria by scuttling the May 29 inauguration of new governments at federal and state levels.

Tribune

Abuja Club Raid: Police To Penalise Erring Officers

The Federal Capital Territory Police Command has pledged to mete out stiff penalties on any officer found guilty of the alleged harassment and molestation of women at the Caramelo Night Club raid in Abuja.

The Nation

NASS: PDP leaders, others move to back Lawan, Gbajabiamila

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