These are our top headlines from Nigerian Newspapers for Today, Monday, 12th August 2019:
Popular activist, Shehu Sani has expressed that the manipulation of religion has been the bane of Nigeria’s problem. Shehu Sani, who recently pleaded that the indigenes of Abuja should be included in the politics of Nigeria, expressed that violent religious extremism stems from religious manipulation.
The former senator is making this call as a result of growing tension in the Nigerian society due to religious violence.
The Emir of Gwandu and the Chairman Kebbi Council of Chiefs, Muhammadu Bashar, says rampant homosexuality, rape and lesbianism, are reasons why insecurity is plaguing the country.
According to the monarch, satanic behaviours and total disrespect to God by Nigerians is the reason the country is faced with so much security challenges.
Residents of the “B Police Barracks” along Benin-Onitsha expressway in Asaba, Delta state, were robbed of their belongings by suspected robbers. According to some residents, the robbers were able to penetrate the barracks because of lack of electricity, after the transformer serving the area power was vandalised, The Sun reports.
“Since then, robbers have been coming here to dispossess us of our property. We have lost power generating sets, handsets laptops and personal effects to the dreaded thieves,” a female resident was quoted as saying.
A pilgrim on her way to the Jamrat (where stoning of the devil takes place) in Saudi Arabia reportedly died in the early hours of August 11.
According to reports, the 56-year-old female pilgrim identified as Alhaja Folashade Lawal died due to high blood pressure, Dr AbdulLateef AbdulHakeem, the Lagos State Amirul Hajj said.
The general overseer of the Redeemed Christian of God, Pastor E.A Adeboye, has released a new prophesy for Nigeria during the 2019 edition of the holy ghost congress.
According to the cleric, Nigeria is billed to move forward and surmount all the challenges confronting it.
A Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps officer in Bayelsa has ended the life of an 100-level student of the Department of Petrochemical at the Niger Delta University, identified as Obinna.
According to reports, the sad incident happened at the Efeke-Ama area of Amassoma community, Southern Ijaw Local Council Area, around 10:30pm on Saturday, August 10th.
Timi Frank, a former chieftain of the ruling All Progressive Congress(APC) has revealed that Nigerians need to apologize to former President Goodluck Jonathan for ousting him in 2015.
According to Timi who was a former deputy national secretary of APC, he confessed to being among party chieftains who fabricated many lies against the former president. He made this known while fielding questions from journalists in Yenagoa, the capital of Bayelsa.
Those were our top headlines from Nigerian Newspapers for Today, Monday, 12th August 2019. More at Information Nigeria.