Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 9th July

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Punch

Expert tasks Ambode on plight of remote communities

A community relations expert, Mr. Olufemi Adabale, has tasked the Lagos State Government to consider the plight of residents of remote communities who have   yet to be connected to or benefit from its mega city project.

Vanguard

Edo APC guber aspirant, Omon-Irabor escapes assassination

ALL Progressives Congress, APC, governorship aspirant in the just concluded governorship primaries in Edo State, Mr. Casely Omon-Irabor, narrowly escaped death when assassins invaded his home in Warri, Delta State.

Thisday

FRSC Commander Warns Motoring Public Against Assaulting Marshals

The Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Lagos Sector Command, Hyginus Omeje has warned motorists and the general public against taking laws into their hand by assaulting Marshals while on duty.

The Sun

Shinkafi’s virtues will outlive him – Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu has said that the virtues of the late Umaru Shinkafi, the Marafan Sokoto, in which he had distinguished himself would outlive him.

Daily Times

Court refuses to unseat Andy Uba, Stella Oduah from Senate

Justice Adeniyi Ademola of a Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday dismissed a suit seeking to remove Senators Andy Ubah, Stella Uduah and others from the National Assembly based on an earlier judgment over the leadership of the Peoples’ Democratic Party Anambra State chapter.

Guardian

Former Air Chief, Amosu, others seek plea bargain

The former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall, Adesola Amosu and 10 others arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged N22.8b fraud have commenced a plea bargain process at the Federal High Court, Lagos.

Daily Trust

Vote for credible candidate for Ogun councils – Amosun

The governor of Ogun State, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun, has urged the electorate to vote for candidates of their choice in the local government and local council development areas elections slated for October 8 in the state.

The Nation

Arms deals: Dasuki fights back

Following his detention in the past six months over $2.1billion arms deals, a former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki, yesterday filed a N15billion suit against the Department of the State Security Service (DSS), the National Security Adviser (NSA), the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

New Telegraph

Abia crisis deepens

A mild drama occurred yesterday when Justice Okon Abang of a Federal High Court in Abuja refused to hear Abia State Governor, Mr. Okezie Ikpeazu’s application for stay of execution in the June 27 judgment of the court removing him (Ikpeazu) as the governor.

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