These are our top headlines from Nigerian Newspapers for Today, Wednesday, 10th July 2019:
A Former Minister for Women Affairs and Social Development, Aisha Alhassan, on Tuesday, said she may not be destined to ever be governor of Taraba State. Alhassan, who was reacting to her loss at the last governorship election in Taraba state, said this during a visit to the Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku.
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Zubairu Muazu has described police officers who accept bail as not different from kidnappers who kidnap for ransom. Muazu stated this during the commissioning of a Statement Taking Room at the State Criminal Intelligence Investigation Department SCIID, Panti.
Former minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode on, Tuesday reacted to comment credited to Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai that Aliko Dangote, the richest businessman in Nigeria, is a Northerner. According to the former minister, it is correct that Dangote, a Northerner is the richest businessman in the country and the continent, but only achieved that height because of the massive support he got from the federal government in the last 40 years.
senator Elisha Abbo lashed at the Senate committee hearing his alleged case of assault on a shop attendant in a sex toy shop and asked them not to threaten him with suspension. The embattled senator who spoke while appearing before the panel which was headed Sen. Sam Egwu (PDP-Ebonyi) said since the case is already in court, then he would not make any comment.
Former minister of education, Oby Ezekwesili, in series of tweets has reacted to the recent challenges rocking Nigeria. Ezekwesili in her tweet questioned President Buhari’s competence in handling the state of affairs of the country.
Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, popularly known as Shiites, on Tuesday, stormed the complex of the National Assembly, Abuja, to demand the immediate release of their leader, Elzakzaky. According to reports, the protesters vandalized properties within the premises; overpowered and shot two security operatives at the gate.
These are our headlines for Wednesday, 10th July 2019.
Audu Sanni, one of the witnesses of PDP Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar
, threw the election tribunal into rancour when he failed to remember the date of the last presidential election for which he was testifying. Audu, who was the Peoples Democratic Party’s collation agent in Lapai Local Government Area of Niger State for the presidential election, had alleged that voting in his area was irregular, coupled with ballot box snatching.
Aman, Sa’id Hussain, who was reportedly stabbed by his 21-year-old wife, Fatima Musa, has fully recuperated and revealed that she caught his wife while sending nudes to her boyfriend. Speaking shortly after he recovered, he further shared that it was the wife that tried stabbing him, contrary to reports that she stabbed him in self-defense after he pounced on her.
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