Welcome to NaijaNews.com, here is a summary of Nigerian Newspaper headlines for you today Sunday, 7 August, 2017.
Ozubulu Massacre: Drug war spills into Anambra church; 35 killed, scores injured
It was a bloody Sunday in Anambra State, yesterday, as unidentified gunmen invaded St Philip’s Catholic Church, Amakwa Ozubulu in Ekwusigo Local Government Area of the state, killing no fewer than 35 worshippers and injuring scores of others now receiving treatment in different hospitals in the state.
Gunmen invade Benue village, kill one, injure many
A man in his mid-forties was, weekend, killed by unknown gunmen that invaded Atongo village in Katsina/Ala Local Government Area of Benue State.
Falana asks Saraki to return pension, house given to him by Kwara govt
LAGOS—Human rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, has called on Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to return the entire pension he received since 2007 from Kwara State government to the state.
Ozubulu massacre: President Buhari calls Obiano
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday night made a telephone call to Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra to commiserate with him and people of the State over the Ozubulu church attack.
Online news platform, Sahara Reporters, claims that President Muhammadu Buhari is battling cancer.
According to the online newspaper, sources close to his inmost associates had long told the site that the president was beset by cancer.
Anambra Church Killing: Here Is The Man Gunmen Came For
Naija News reported earlier today that many worshippers where killed when gunmen stormed St. Philip’s Catholic Church, Amakwa Ozubulu in Anambra.
However, there are claims on social media that the attack was a spillover of a drug related feud, between two Ozubulu brothers who live in South Africa.