Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 19th July 2019

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These are our top headlines from Nigerian Newspapers for Today, Friday, 19th July 2019:

Stop Writing Rubbish On The Internet – Soyinka Tells Nigerian Youths

Nobel Laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka has advised younger Nigerians to shun internet trolling and stop being ignorant. He described Nigerian youths as full of spunk abroad, but gas at home, while advising them to make good use of their time and stop writing rubbish on the Internet.

Osun Monarch Threatens To Arrest Parents Who Fail To Send Their Children To School

The Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale, has threatened to arrest Fulani parents who refuse to send their wards to school. The monarch said this during his congratulatory visit to Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyeteola, on his election victory at the Supreme Court.

Senate Confirms Buhari’s Nominee Rejected by Saraki’s 8th Assembly

The Senate on Thursday confirmed Aliyu Abubakar as a non-executive commissioner of the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC). Abu Bakar had been rejected by the Senate during Bukola Saraki’s leadership tenure.

Police Dismiss Video Of Herdsmen Being Chased Out Of Enugu Community

The Enugu State police command have dismissed a video showing Fulani herders and their cattle being chased out of a community in the state. In the video which was shared on Wednesday on Youtube, a group of people with sticks and clubs could be seen chasing out a large herd of cattle from a community.

Nigerians Throw Stones At Presidency After Releasing Buhari’s New Official Portrait

Bashir Ahmad, President Muhammadu Buhari’s aide on new media on Wednesday earned the wrath of some Nigerians after he shared the new official portrait of the president. Taking to Twitter, the presidential aide informed Nigerians that the President has a new official portrait which can be downloaded on https://t.co/vN7SUzW49H, the official website of the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation.

Osinbajo Jets Out To UK For Son’s Graduation

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is currently in the United Kingdom attending his son’s graduation and would be back in the country on Thursday. This information was made known by his senior spokesperson, Laolu Akande via a tweet on his Twitter handle on Wednesday.

Lay Down Your Arms Or Get Ready For My Wrath – Army Warns Boko Haram

The General Officer Commanding 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, Maiduguri, Abdulmalik Bulama Biu, has issued a stern warning to Boko Haram to either celebrate his promotion to the rank of a Major-General by dropping their arms or get ready for his wrath. Biu, who has just been elevated to the rank of Major-General, and confirmed the substantive GOC of the Division said, “I am sending a clear message to Boko Haram to celebrate my elevation to the rank of a Major-General by laying down their arms or prepare for a fierce encounter with me because I am back with the determination to finish the war.”

Hope Rises As Former President Jonathan Reveals Kidnapping, Banditry Will End Soon

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has shared that talks are ongoing on how to end banditry and insecurity currently rocking the country.

Speaking during a public presentation of a book titled “Not by might nor by power” at the launch of the Nicholas Okoh Foundation in Abuja on Thursday, Jonathan noted that the issue of insecurity had been in Nigeria for a while.

No N25billion Corruption Charges Were Dropped For Me In Exchange For Dumping Senate Presidency Ambition — Goje

The senator representing Gombe Central Senatorial District and a former governor of the state, Danjuma Goje, has dismissed claims that he faced corruption charge totaling N25 billion. The former governor said this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja, which was signed by Paul Erokoro, his lawyer.

 

 

These are our headlines for Friday, 19th July 2019.

You can see more at Information Nigeria.

 

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