This is our top headlines from Nigerian Newspapers for Today, Sunday 19th May, 2019:
Nnamdi Kanu Leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has said that the British will never trust the Igbos because they( Igbo) fought the British in actual war as opposed to the North controlled by the Fulanis that were subservient to the British.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says there is evidence of plans by the opposition People’s Democratic Party(PDP) to sabotage President Muhammadu Buhari led government.
Fani Kayode, a former minister of aviation says that the Emir Sanusi Lamido is being fought by the spirit of Gideon Akalula.
The Federal Government on Friday threatened to shut down the Enugu airport over poor positioning of the market and state broadcast mast, which according to it, is obstructing safe flight operations. The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika said that the poor state of infrastructure at the airport, in addition to the citing of a free trade zone at the end of the runway, as well as an abattoir close to the airport, among other obstacles, necessitated the decision.
A Married woman and her boyfriend have gotten stuck to themselves after enjoying some rounds of sex at a popular Kenyan hotel, Explor-Inn hotel and bar, Resto. According to the story making the rounds, the duo were co-joined after the marathon sex which some people have claimed to have lasted all through the night.
HRH Muhammadu Sanusi II, Emir of Kano, has answered an important question, constantly being asked by his supporters — If he’d ever join politics. Speaking about whether he would ever contest for office, the Emir recently had his powers whittled down said he isn’t ready and not interested.
Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, has said that the Southeast can not demand presidency in 2023. According to the minister, during an interview with “The Sun”, the All Progressives Congress (APC) during the just concluded 2019 presidential election got fewer votes from the southeast.
The Kano State Police Command has intercepted 303 cartons of Tramadol Tablets which were being transported to the state. The state police commissioner Wakili Muhammad, while speaking with reporters on Friday in Kano said that the illicit drugs were intercepted at No. 157 Miller Road Bompai Nassarawa LGA Kano, at a certain Ugo Lab Manufacturing company after the police had been tipped off.
The Ogun state police command has arrested a 19-year-old apprentice welder in the Agbado area of the state, Kehinde Adeoye for the murder of his friend, Lukman Olawunmi(left), aged 17. Reports have it that Kehinde and Lukman who were friends for many years and both learning how to make cans at different shops had issues following an umbrella repair shop from Lukman to his friend Kehinde who knew how to fix Umbrellas.
Senator Ademola Adeleke, the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) gubernatorial candidate during the last general election in Osun state has served the Supreme Court with a notice of appeal after the appellate court ruled against him. Ademola Adeleke is contesting the victory of Gboyega Oyetola, the All Progressive Congress(APC) candidate who was declared a winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) during the gubernatorial poll in the state.
Rotimi Akeredolu has been warned by the Presidential Advisory Committee for the Elimination of Drug Abuse against advocating for the legalization of growing of cannabis in Nigeria for whatever purpose. The warning is coming four days after Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State advised that the Federal Government embrace the cultivation of medicinal cannabis, also known as Indian hemp, in the country.