This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Shiites vs Police: Nigerians Mourn Precious Owolabi, Channels TV Reporter
Nigerians have taken to the micro-blogging site, Twitter, to mourn Precious Owolabi, the Channels Television reporter who died after he was shot at the scene of the clash between members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), also known as Shi’ites, and the police.
Naija News had reported earlier that the death of the reporter was announced during the 10 pm news bulletin of the station on Monday, July 22.
Ondo Govt Reacts To Establishment Of Herdsmen Vigilante Group
The Governor Rotimi Akeredolu-led administration of Ondo State has called for the arrest of Fulani herdsmen parading themselves as vigilantes in the state.
This is following a post by a legal practitioner, Mr Kayode Ajulo, which went viral, about some suspected Fulani herdsmen mounting roadblock in Ondo State.
Buhari, IGP Meet Over Latest Shiites Protest
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met with the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu over the recent clash involving police and Shiites members in Abuja.
Naija News had reported that Shiite members and police clashed on Monday after the group dared the government that they were ready to continue their protest until the government considers releasing their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky.
Fani-Kayode Releases Proof Fulani Herdsmen Killed Pa Fasoranti’s Daughter
Naija News recalls Olakunrin was killed by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen along Benin/Ore/Sagamu expressway.
El-Zakzaky: Shi’ites Deny Killing DCP, Burning NEMA Outpost
Naija News reports that Shiites members on Monday clashed with operatives of the Nigeria Police which resulted in the killing of a DCP, a Channels reporter, Precious Owolabi and six IMN members.
Fani-Kayode Tells APC Supporters In South-west What To Do
Former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode has slammed supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the South-west.
He was reacting to a post by a legal practitioner, Mr Kayode Ajulo, which went viral, about some suspected Fulani herdsmen mounting roadblock in Ondo State.