These are our top headlines from Nigerian Newspapers for Today, Sunday, 7th July 2019:
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday assured Nigerians that the menace of banditry, kidnapping and wanton killings plaguing the country are being seriously tackled. The president made this known at the Grand Finale of the 2019 Nigerian Army Day Celebration and Combat Support Arms Training Week at the Ikeja Cantonment Parade Ground in Lagos.
Former vice president of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has hailed the Super Eagles for defeating the indomitable lions of Cameroon to advance to the quarter finals stage of the Total African Cup of Nations holding in Egypt. It was a pulsating encounter that started with the Eagles taking the lead in the nineteenth minute before the Cameroonians restored parity and went on to take the lead before the half time break.
Nigerians have taken to their Twitter handle to react, following Federal government’s decision to withdraw corruption charges against Senator Danjuma Goje. The senator was charged by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for misappropriating N25 billion when he was Governor of Gombe state.
he National President of Miyetti Allah Kautel Hore socio-cultural organization, Alhaji Abdullahi Bodejo, has said that the group has no problem taking their business to Sambisa forest. Bodejo said that they never asked to be given RUGA settlement, adding that the group has always had their own RUGA.
Bello El-rufai, son of Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has expressed concerns over the recent appointment made by President Muhammadu Buhari, threatening to protest the re-appointment of some ministers and aides who served in his first term. The Kaduna State governor’s son said if Buhari re-appoints same set of ministers, he would lose the trust of Nigerians.
en of the Lagos State Police command have arrested wife of a school proprietor over the death of one of her pupils. The school, De MOG, is located at Iyana Ipaja area of Lagos. The deceased, simply identified as Joy was found inside an empty bucket used to store water on the school premises.
The Delta state police command has arrested a man for allegedly raping, impregnating and procuring abortion for his daughter, a 15-year-old secondary school student. The man allegedly did it with the consent of his wife in Asaba, Delta State. Gwamnishu Harrison of BBI, who shared the story on social media stated that the sexual abuse started when the victim was just 10 years old.
he Ugandan police have launched a manhunt for a woman named, Beatrice Acen, over an allegation that she cut off her husband’s penis for denying her sexual intercourse. According to Uhuru, a South African based newspaper, who reported the story, the man started avoiding sexual intercourse with the wife because of how often she consumes alcohol.
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has said the state was totally messed up by the immediate past administration. Speaking during the commissioning of new ultra-modern library complex in Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete, Moro local government area of the state, Abdulrazaq promised that his administration will expend N11.2 billion in revamping the infrastructure in the state’s schools.
Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson has said that any person who will rule the state must be one who fears God and appreciates human affairs. The governor said this during the last day of the three-day Prayer and Fasting programme organised by the state for the 2019 Gubernatorial Election at the Ecumenical Centre, Yenagoa.
These are our headlines for Sunday, 7th July 2019.
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