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Good Morning. Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today Monday, 22nd July, 2019

1. Buhari, Ex-presidents, Others Dragged to ICC

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has petitioned to the Prosecutor, International Criminal Court (ICC), Mrs. Fatou Bensouda, urging her to investigate the problem of out-of-school children in Nigeria.

SERAP in its petition urged Mrs Bensouda to also investigate the failure of the Nigerian authorities over the years to address it.

2. Boko Haram: Security Forces Detect Location Of Aid Workers

A special force comprising operatives of intelligence service and the military have detected the location of missing aid workers after they were attacked by members of Boko Haram.

Naija News understands that the humanitarian aid workers were attached to the Action Against Hunger (AAH).

3. Buhari Lied About El-Zakzaky’s Detention – Shiites

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) also known as Shiites have stated that the fate of its leader Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky lies in the hands of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Naija News reports that the presidency on Friday told Shiite members to allow the court to decide the fate of their leader.

4. Next Level: Senate Tells Buhari When To Submit Ministerial List

The Nigeria Senate has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to submit his “Next Level” ministerial list before Friday.

Naija News understands that the upper legislative chambers will on Friday, July 26, proceed on its annual two-month recess until September 26.

5. Obaseki: Oyegun Tells Oshiomhole To Stop Disgracing APC

Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie Oyegun, has asked Adams Oshiomhole to stop disgracing the ruling party.

Naija News reports that Oshiomhole has been at loggerheads with Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State over the running of the state chapter of the APC.

6. Herdsmen: Biafra Group Sends Strong Warning To Miyetti Allah

The Biafra Nations Youth League (BNYL) has urged Fulani herdsmen in the south to leave the region or face the consequences.

Naija News recalls that Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore had directed Fulani herdsmen to defend themselves against attacks in the Southern parts of Nigeria.

7. Nigeria A Nation Of Cowards Scared Of Tyrants – Fani-Kayode

Former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode has condemned the Nigeria mainstream media, accusing them of been puppets in the hands of the oppressors.

The chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) made this known in a post on his Twitter page on Sunday.

8. COZA: Police Speak On Inviting Busola, Timi Dakolo

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) on Saturday confirmed that its operatives served official invitation letters on Busola and Timi Dakolo.

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.

9. Igbo, Ganduje Reject Directive To Sack Herdsmen From South

Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje and the Igbo community in Kano state have warned against asking herdsmen living in the South to return back to the North.

Naija News understands that they frowned to the directive sacking herdsmen from the south and described the call as nothing but divisive, anarchical and too dangerous.

10. Transfer: Why Alex Iwobi May Be Forced To Quit Arsenal

Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi may leave Europa League finalist Arsenal if the capture of Wilfred Zaha from Crystal Palace results in lesser playing time for him.

Speaking to The UK Sun, the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) bronze medalist admitted he may be forced to leave the club if such a scenario occurs.

That’s the top Nigerian newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.


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