Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today Monday, 15th July, 2019
President of the Appeal Court of Nigeria, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, has directed Justices of the Appellate court to shelve plans of embarking on this year’s annual vacation.
Naija News understands that Justice Bulkachuwa gave the directive in view of the volume of pending election-related cases.
Senator Elisha Abbo (PDP-Adamawa North) has revealed the reason he assaulted a lady at a sex toy shop in Abuja.
Naija News recalls that Abbo, who is Nigeria’s youngest Senator, was caught on CCTV assaulting a nursing mother in an adult toy shop.
In a unanimous judgement, justices of the Court of Appeal have ordered the immediate release of the former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd.), who has been in detention since 2015 by the President Muhammadu Buhari led-Federal Government.
The family members and associates of the detained ex-NSA are eagerly awaiting his release after four years in the custody of the Department of State Security Service (DSS).
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday paid a condolence visit to the leader of Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti over the death of his daughter, Mrs Funke Olakunrin.
Naija News reports that the 94-year-old Afenifere leader’s daughter was reportedly killed by some suspected Fulani herdsmen on Friday.
Suspected bandits on Saturday evening killed 10 people and injured five in a fresh attack on Kirtawa village in Safana LGA of Katsina.
The suspected bandits also reportedly set ablaze five motor vehicles and four motorcycles during the attack, while they rustled cows.
Senator representing the Kogi west senatorial district, Dino Melaye, has demanded RUGA Cattle settlement from President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria’s president.
Naija News understands that Melaye made his demand after announcing his membership of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria.
The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has urged Nigerians to stop tagging Fulani Herdsmen as those responsible for the killing of the daughter of Pa Reuben Fasoranti, Mrs Funke Olakunrin.
He made this known during a condolence visit to the Afenifere National Leader in Akure, the Ondo State capital on Sunday alongside Governor Rotimi Akeredolu and Chief Bisi Akande.
Senator Elisha Abbo (PDP-Adamawa North) family home was in the early hours of Saturday invaded by gunmen numbering about 13.
Naija News understands that the gunmen killed the Senators uncle, David Ella and also abducted Abbo’s stepmother.
Kimophra has been evicted from the ongoing Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) 2019, ‘pepper dem’ edition reality television show.
Naija News reports that Kimophra was evicted from the “Pepper Dem” edition of the 2019 BNaija after getting the second-lowest number of votes.
10. AFCON 2019: Nigeria Lose To Algeria
The Super Eagles of Nigeria on Sunday, lost their semi-final encounter with Algeria by two goals to one at the ongoing AFCON 2019 tournament.
A penalty goal by Odion Ighalo cancelled out Troost-Ekong’s own goal but Riyad Mahrez settled the game in favour of the Algerians in the 95th minute.