Good morning Nigeria! Here is our review on the biggest stories on two (2) major Nigerian Newspapers Today. It’s what you need to start your day.
VANGUARD NEWSPAPER TODAY
“Niger Delta crisis: Military solution not best option, Dickson tells Buhari”
Speaking after a private meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has appealed to the Federal Government not to use military as a way out of the current attack by militants.
“I came in this afternoon to have discussions with Mr. President. That is because my position has been and I believe that is the right position every political leader should take which is that after general elections, political leaders and citizens must unite and address common issues and find solutions to the problems of our country.
“I have said that the issues in the Niger Delta, the terrain, the historic nature of the issues and challenges are such that military solution may not be the way forward. For us who are products of political system who are at this level, we have a duty to mobilise communal and local leadership, we have a duty to support the work of intelligence and security agencies are doing, we have a duty to ensure that issues are better appreciated and that we fill the communication gap. He said. Read More
PUNCH NEWSPAPER TODAY
“Tackle economic problems, Gowon tells Buhari”
Gen. Yakubu Gowon, a former Military Head of State, advised President Muhammadu Buhari to quickly fix the country’s economic problems and hardship.
He said this at the Health Caravan and Award ceremony for the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, who was conferred with the Royal Ambassador for Hepatitis Advocacy in Nigeria by the Seham Health Care Foundation on Wednesday at the Ooni Palace in Ile-Ife, Osun State.
“Let the current authority find a way out of the current economic crisis. The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has been telling us what they have been doing to get the economy strong again. She said all will be well by September. Let’s wait till then. He said. Read More