Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.
Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore has directed Fulani herdsmen to defend themselves against any ethnic militia. Naija News recalls that the Northern Elders Forum at ordered herdsmen to leave the South and return to the North if their safety is not guaranteed.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says a total of 66,725 voters will be participating in the Pengana Constituency of Bassa Local Government Area in Plateau House of Assembly by-election. Naija News understands that the Head, Voter Education and Publicity of the Commission in the state, Osaretin Imahiyereobo made this known to the on Saturday, July 20, in Jos, the Plateau state capital.
Armed men on Saturday, July 20, stormed the Lagos residence of Nigerian singer, Timi Dakolo. Naija News reports that the singer disclosed this on social media network, Instagram.
The Nigeria Police Force (NPF), has invited singer, Timi Dakolo and his wife, Busola Dakolo, for questioning. Naija News understands that the police is “investigating a case of Criminal Conspiracy, Falsehood Mischief and Threat to life that” that Timi and Busola were mentioned.
Timi Dakolo, a Nigerian singer, has vowed to fight Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, the founder of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA). Naija News reports that Mr. Dakolo made this vow in reaction to the invitation letter the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) sent to him.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has revealed that Nigerien-born Usman Adamu was the individual that climbed an Azman Airline at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos. Naija News had reported that there was serious panic among passengers on board a Port Harcourt-bound plane after an unidentified man prevented an aircraft from leaving the Airport.
The Kano State Police Command has banned members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), also known as Shiites, from any form of public protest. Naija News recalls that Shiites members have constantly protested the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government to release their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has backed calls by ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo for a national dialogue on insecurity. He made this known when hosting the President of Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) Reverend Stephen Panya Baba, at the Benue Peoples House, Makurdi, the state capital.
The immediate past governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, has stated that former President Olusegun Obasanjo is obsessed with National Conference. Naija News reports that Yari was reacting to Obasanjo’s latest open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Africa football governing body, CAF, on Saturday announced its best eleven at the just concluded 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) hosted by Egypt. Algeria’s goalkeeper, Rais M’Bolhi, who kept five clean sheets, top the list.
That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.