This is our top headlines from Nigerian Newspapers for Today, Wednesday, 22nd May, 2019:
The police in Kaduna state has confirmed the arrest of Alhaji Musa Imam, who raised a false alarm which led to the death of three persons alleged to be kidnappers in a mob attack at Kawo area of Kaduna metropolis on Monday.
A curious Nigerian man had taken to Twitter to be informed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) what it does with lots recovered from internet fraudsters known also as Yahoo Yahoo boys.
The EFCC within minutes of the question replied via their official Twitter handle what it does with such monies.
Nigeria’s acting Chief Justice( CJN) Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad has been dragged to court over alleged age falsification.
According to Agency Report, a 46-year-old businessman, Tochi Michael, has dragged the Acting CJN before an FCT High Court over allegations bordering on age falsification.
The Pupils of Ugwube Primary School, Oba, Anambra State were killed by a reckless driver who lost control while pressing his phone and driving, the pupils were said to have died instantly after the accident and had no chance of been rushed to the hospital. the unidentified pupils were packed in the Pathfinder truck before the necessity authorities came to take their bodies
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Lagos Sector Command has said that, with effect from Monday, it will begin a special patrol tagged “Operation Show Your Drivers License” in the state.
According to the court says motorists who fail to provide their driver’s license stand the risk of paying a fine of N10, 000.
The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6 division of the Nigerian Army has shared that Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state offered him billions of Naira as a bribe during the gubernatorial poll in the state.
According to a statement released by the division’s spokesman, Saram, Wike became his sworn enemy simply because he turned down the bribe which was meant to compromise the elections which held in the state.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has been accused of sending the Chief Judge(CJ) of the state, Justice Nasir Ajanah away from a state function today, 21st Tuesday.
Two suspects were on Monday arrested by the Ondo state police command over the disappearance of the corpse of a “day-old-baby” at the Ondo State Specialist in Akure.
The suspects had been facing investigations at the “B Division” of the State Police Command over the weekend. The arrest was confirmed by the Spokesperson for Police in Ondo State, Femi Joseph.
Why Buhari And Lai Mohammed Should Be The Least To Talk About Boko Haram Or Attack Obasanjo – Fani Kayode
Femi Fani Kayode, a former minister for aviation has shared that President Muhammadu Buhari and Lai Mohammed should be the least people to talk about Boko Haram Insurgency. The Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) chieftain added that the duo should also be the least people to attack former president Olusegun Obasanjo for ”Exposing” their Fulanisation and Islamisation agenda.
The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a bill to abolish and prohibit discrimination between First Degrees and Higher National Diplomas (HND) in the same profession. The bill which was presented by Rep. Mohammed Mongonu (APC -Borno) at the plenary presided over by the Speaker, Mr Yakubu Dogara was sponsored by Rep. Ali Isa (Gombe-PDP) and Rep. Edward Pwajok (Plateau-PDP).
The Ogun State Police Command has just revealed that they have uncovered plans by some hoodlums to start a crisis across the state in a bid to disrupt the inauguration of the Governor-elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun and his Deputy; Engr. Noimot Salako – Oyedele on May 29, 2019.
Abimbola Oyeyemi, the Command’s Public Relations Officer, made this known via a statement.
Aliko Dangote, The President of Dangote Group and the richest man in Africa has been ranked the 11th world’s greatest leader 2019 according to Fortune Magazine.
Those were our newspaper headlines for today: Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019.