Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 28th June

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Vanguard

Hausa artiste disappears after singing about corrupt politician

Ado Daukaka, a popular local Hausa singer in Adamawa State, has been abducted in mysterious circumstances, few hours after releasing a song against corruption and incompetence.

Punch

Who is to blame for the Osun hijab crisis? Aregbesola or CAN?

Religious leaders share their opinions on the hijab crisis in Osun State

The Sun

FG should release Nnamdi Kanu unconditionally -Anumaka, APC chieftain

Chief Tobby Anumaka, Patron Okpoko Igbo, a Pan Igbo socio-cultural organisation and Chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) said the change mantra of the present government is on course.

Thisday

I Remain Abia Governor, Says Ikpeazu as Court Removes Him

Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has assured the people of his state that he remains their governor and shall appeal the Federal High Court ruling, which yesterday set aside his election citing his non-qualification to contest the 2015 governorship election for tax evasion as reason for his sack.

Daily Times

I’ll rather be jailed than yield to those bent on undermining democracy –Saraki

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki and his Deputy Ike Ekweremadu have insisted on being innocent of the charges on forgery of the Senate Standing Orders on which they were arraigned at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Court on Tuesday. On his part, Saraki, who is also standing trial before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on charges of false assets declaration, described his ordeals as a cross which he said he would always be ready to bear.

Daily Trust

Buhari: Nigeria didn’t save for rainy day

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said the nation was paying dearly for the incompetence in the management of huge oil revenue over the past decade and allowing the decay of critical infrastructure without “saving for the rainy day”.

Guardian

Hasty to blame Niger Delta militants for Lagos, Ogun killings, says Clark

Citing absence of proper investigation by the security agencies, foremost Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Clark yesterday said it was premature to conclude that Niger Delta militants were responsible for the recent invasion of Lagos and Ogun states communities last week leaving many dead and injured.

Tribune

Heads to roll over Kuje prisoners’ escape

INDICATIONS emerged on Monday, in Abuja, heads are to roll in the Nigerian Prisons Service over the observable lapses that led to the last Friday Kuje Prison jailbreak and escape of two inmates.

National Mirror

Niger, Dangote conclude plans on N148bn sugar factory

Niger State government and the Dangote Group have concluded plans for the takeoff of a N148 billion ($450m) sugar factory in the state, just as the state government has assured investors of a conducive environment for their investments.

The Nation

Alleged forgery: Buhari, Saraki in verbal exchange

Senate President Bukola Saraki, who is facing trial for alleged forgery of the Senate Rules, accused the Executive of being the architect of his travails.

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