Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 28th July 2019

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These are our top headlines from Nigerian Newspapers for Today, Saturday, 28th July 2019:

How Boko Haram Started In Nigeria

Ahmad Salkida in this piece has given an insight as to how Boko Haram started in Nigeria. He writes; As the only journalist who dispatched the first ever report on late Muhammad Yusuf’s activities in Maiduguri, on the 23rd of July 2006, at a time when the sect was relatively unknown to many Nigerians, I should be able to give an insight into the Boko Haram saga.

Police Foil Robbery Attack After 30 minutes Of Gun Battle With Hoodlums In Anambra

A robbery operation in Ideani in Idemili North local government area of Anambra State was on Saturday foiled by police after a 30-minute gun battle. The robbers suspected to be hoodlums from the area were said to have blocked Ideani/Alor road and robbed passengers inside a commercial bus.

EFCC Nabs Sokoto Government Officials For Diverting Salaries

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, has arrested officials of the Sokoto state government for diverting salaries. Abubakar Maigishiri, a serving Counselor in Tureta local government area of Sokoto State and the Director of Works and Housing of the council, Tukur Yabo was nabbed by the anti-graft agency for allegedly diverting salary of some employees of the state-owned security outfits, Neighbourhood Initiative and Sokoto Marshall.

“You Killed His 7 Sons, Shot His Wife In The Stomach” — Fani Kayode Laments The Plight of El-Zakzaky

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), Femi Fani Kayode has decried the injustices suffered by the leader of the Islamic Leader of Nigeria (IMN), Ibraheem El Zakzaky, in the hands of the federal government. Fani-Kayode, formerly a minister of aviation in a few tweets via his handle on Saturday, narrated how el-Zakzaky’s seven children were killed, leaving one; how his wife was shot severally in the stomach; and how they(El Zakzaky and wife) have been held illegally for years.

Osun Monarch Warns Against Outbreak Of War; Writes Buhari

The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has written to President Muhammadu Buhari warning him to leaders fanning the embers of war to order. In his letter, Oba Abdulrasheed writes,

he Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has written to President Muhammadu Buhari warning him to leaders fanning the embers of war to order.

In his letter, Oba Abdulrasheed writes,

Why We Hurriedly Screened Ministerial Nominees – Lawmaker

The lawmaker representing Ekiti Central, Opeyemi Bamidele, says the ongoing ministerial screening at senate seem to be very lenient with prospective ministers. Bamidele said the screening is lenient, not because there is a compromise of the exercise, but rather for the interest of the country.

Silverbird Group To Become The First To Possess Electric Cars In Nigeria – Ben Bruce

The lawmaker who represented Bayelsa East in Senate during the 8th National Assembly, Ben Murray Bruce says Silverbird Group will be the first company in the country to have electric cars. The former lawmaker and CEO of Silverbird group made the announcement via his Twitter handle on Saturday.

Man Beats Police Officer For Attempting To Arrest Him

A man identified as Ogunkeye Oyewole appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Friday following charges of assault on a female police officer. The 49-year-old, a resident of Alakuko, Lagos, was said to have beaten up the police sergeant who had come to arrest him on July 18 at Ajegunle, Lagos.

Boko Haram Invade IDP Camps, Kill Two, Loot Food Supplies

Boko Haram insurgents have killed two persons after raiding an Internally Displaced Peoples(IDPs) camps in northeast Nigeria, Emergency Services said Friday. According to the report, Boko Haram fighters on motorcycles and two motorised rickshaws invaded Dalori camp, Maiduguri, Borno state, on Thursday, shooting people and looting food supplies after overrunning a nearby military base.

Ban Movement Of Fulani To The South To Stop Their Suffering – Ganduje

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State says the best way to let peace reign and improve the quality of lives of Fulani was to ban them from going to the central and southern parts of Nigeria. The governor said this while answering questions on the suspension of RUGA programme by the federal government, shortly after attending the wedding ceremony of the son of Senator Kabiru Gaya, Ibrahim Khalil in Sokoto on Saturday.

These are our top headlines from Nigerian Newspapers for Today, Saturday, 28th July 2019:

 

 

 

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