Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 1st October, 2019

Nigerian Newspaper headlines today
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Baby Factory Discovered In Lagos, Pregnant Girls Rescuedllow Bobrisky Destroy Future Of Our Youths: NCAC DG

Olusegun Runsewe, director general, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), jas described Idris Okuneye, Nigerian cross-dresser aka Bobrisky, as a “national disaster. ” Runsewe told NAN on Saturday in Lagos that if Bobrisky’s activities poses a great danger to youths and if not tamed would result in something worse than Ebola outbreak.

N90bn Allegation: Why We Visited Osinbajo: CAN

The national Christian body, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Sunday made known the main reason it visited Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo. In a press statement made available to newsmen on Sunday by the CAN president’s (Rev. Samson Ayokunle) media aide, Pastor Bayo Oladeji, it said the visit does not exonerate the VP of the corruption allegation trailing the disbursement of a certain N90bn election fund.

Nigerians Are Nigeria’s Problem: Ruggedman

Veteran Nigerian rapper Michael Stephens, popularly known as Ruggedman, has lambasted Nigerian youth for the great energy they expend on the ongoing Big Brother Naija reality show. In a post via Instagram on Sunday, he accused the youths of keeping mum when important cases of police brutality and politics.

Baby Factory Discovered In Lagos, Pregnant Girls Rescued

The Lagos state police command has discovered a building in Isheri Osun area of the state used as a baby factory, where young girls are made pregnant and upon delivery, their babies are sold. The police were said to have rescued 19 pregnant ladies between ages 15 and 28, and arrested two women: Happiness Ukwuoma, 40 and Sherifat Ipeya 54. According to investigation, the pregnant ladies were lured with promises of employment from various states to Lagos, only to be forced into prostitution.

2023: No Going Back On Igbo Presidency: Ohanaeze

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide has on Sunday stated that there’s no going back on the 2023 Igbo Presidency project. The group said this in a statement signed by Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro, President General of the group and Mazi Okwu Nnabuike, Secretary-General.

Sowore Appears In Court Over Treason, Terrorism

Omoyele Sowore, convener of #RevolutionNow movement has been arraigned before a federal high court sitting in Abuja on Monday morning. The publisher of SaharaReporters was brought before the court by the Department of State Services(DSS). The ruling judge, Justice Taiwo Taiwo, who gave the order, urged the DSS to release Sowore to his lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), who must produce the accused person whenever the court wants him to appear over charges brought against him.

Plenary Disrupted, Lawmakers Flee As Hoodlums Attack Bayelsa Assembly

The Bayelsa State House of Assembly had its sitting abruptly caught short on Monday after more than one hundred angry youths stormed the complex shooting sporadically. According to reports, the youths started shooting when the Speaker was about to enter the chambers after a heated three hours closed-door meeting with members.

Three Suspected Kidnappers Burnt to Death In Abuja

Three suspected kidnappers were on Monday morning burnt to death at Dutse Alhaji area in Abuja, according to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). NAN reports that the suspects were three young men, and their victim, a female was rushed to Kubwa General Hospital for treatment.

‘Inappropriately Dressed SARS Officer’ Facing Disciplinary Action: Police

The Nigeria police force has announced that one of its personnel who aroused controversies on social media after a photo of him, inappropriately dressed while on duty, emerged ont he internet. The photo of the badly dressed unknown police officer had sparked the interests of many Twitter users and they shared their displeasure on the platform.

Court Sends Sowore, Bakare Back To DSS Custody

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, has ordered that the convener of RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore be remanded in custody of the Department of State Service, DSS, till Friday when it will hear his bail application. Trial Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu remanded Sowore and his co-defendant, Olawale Adebayo Bakare (Mandate), on Monday after they pleaded not guilty to a seven-count charge the Federal Government preferred against them.

Court Sentences Father And Son To Death By Hanging In Zamfara

A father and his son have been sentenced to death by hanging for committing culpable homicide by a High Court in Zamfara state.




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