Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Sunday, April, 3rd 2022.
The PUNCH: The plan by the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai and other North-West governors to hire foreign mercenaries to help fight the insurgency in the region has been described as unconstitutional.
The Guardian: At a time a section of the Nigeria railway, specifically the Abuja-Kaduna line, has come under heavy terrorist attacks, the federal government has been advised against its continuous borrowing to finance railway projects as well as the high level of foreign dominance in its railway development. The government was told that the nation’s approach might backfire unless conscious efforts were made to build local capacity.
Vanguard: A total of 170 passengers who boarded the AK-9 train bombed by terrorists on Monday have reunited with their families and loved ones, the Nigerian Railway Corporation, NRC, disclosed in a release yesterday.
The Nation: No fewer than 100 suspected terrorists have been killed in airstrikes launched by the military across the north in response to Monday night’s attack on a Kaduna-bound train.
Sunday Sun: Mrs Maryam Sani Abacha, wife of former Head of State, the late General Sani Abacha, has said that she has forgiven all those who offended the family in one way or another, calling on all to embrace the spirit of forgiveness and be one other’s brother keeper.
Thank you for reading, that all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.