These are our top headlines from Nigerian Newspapers for Today, Tuesday, 16th July 2019:
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Monday, penned another open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari on the state of the nation. Obasanjo, in the letter dated July 15, 2019, his third to President Buhari since he assumed office in 2015, made very interesting points but we would like you to note these 4.
A final year student of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), identified as Ephraim Imaghodora has reportedly committed suicide over his poor academic performances. It was learnt that the student, who was a student of the Department of Actuarial Science, died after he fell down from the stairs of the Faculty of Arts.
A group of concerned Christians has asked the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, to stop shielding the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye on his alleged complicity in the killings of Christians in the country. The group in a statement in Abuja, accused CAN of not reacting to alleged attacks they suffered when they took a peaceful protest to RCCG’s headquarters in Lagos on Monday.
Senator Shehu Sani, who represented Kaduna Central at the Red Chamber in 8th National Assembly has given suggestions as to why the North and South have remained silent over the wrongs of the present government. Sani, in a tweet on Monday, said the northern people have so far tolerated the wrongs of President Muhammad Buhari because he is a northerner while the south has remained silent because they hope to clinch power in 2023.
Zamfara State Governor Bello Matawalle, has announced that plans have been concluded on the establishment of Ruga settlement in the state. The governor said this when he hosted Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker of the House of Representatives, in the state. The federal government had initially planned to establish the settlement to help keep at bay, farmers and herders crises, but the project was suspended following the stiff objection that greeted it from various quarters of the country.
A former Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose has reacted to the killing of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, the 58-year-old daughter of the Afenifere leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti. According to the former governor, only God can save Nigerians from this “next level” of killings, kidnappings, recession, joblessness and poverty. Fayose reminded Nigerians of how he had earlier warned against Pre
A former President Olusegun Obasanjo has written to President Muhammadu Buhari again, warning him against smouldering ethnic agitations. According to the former president, Buhari is the only one to save the country from the looming disaster.
A former vice president of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, on Monday, said that the country must return to community policing as a way to tackle the incessant killings of Nigerians. The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) said this in a post via his Twitter handle, adding that Nigeria is no longer as safe as it was when he was a child.
A former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, said on Saturday in Abuja that is pioneered Ruga settlements in the state. According to Kalu, who is now the Chief Whip of the Senate, when he governed the Abia between 1999 to 2007, he provided land for Fulani settlement in Umuahia.
Nnamdi Kanu To Tinubu: You Cannot Sacrifice The Blood Of Your Brethren On The Shrine Of 2023 presidential Ambition
These are our headlines for Tuesday, 16th July 2019.
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