Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.
Nigerians have been urged not to allow terrorists to divide the country along religious lines. The appeal was made by President Muhammadu Buhari in a statement signed by his Spokesman, Garba Shehu and was made available to newsmen today.
A plane with 100 people on board has crashed in Kazakhstan, killing at least fourteen people, Naija News understands. According to officials, the Bek Air aircraft went down shortly after taking off at Almaty airport on Friday morning local time.
An attempted stow away by a man in his twenties into the wheel well of an Air Peace Owerri bound aircraft has been stopped at the Lagos Airport. Naija News understands that the young man entered the runway from the bush and tried to gain access into the wheel well of the aircraft as it was taxing for take-off.
A former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuki, who recently regained freedom after fours in detention, has revealed that he would not grant any media interview. Dasuki, who is the Prince of the Sokoto caliphate, made this revelation in an interview with DAILY POST through an associate, Thursday night, December 26.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has called on the Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to arrest and persecute the gunmen that attacked his home in Otuoke, Bayelsa State. Naija News reports that the former president was unharmed in the attack which many suspected to be an assassination attempt.
President Muhammadu Buhari has praised Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. This the president said while advising Lawan’s son, Ibrahim, at his marriage ceremony.
The apex Igbo Socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has opined that claims by President Muhammadu Buhari’s spokesperson, Garba Shehu that there are cabals in the Presidency, is enough to impeach the president. According to Shehu, the Cabals are highly respectable people who have achieved a lot.
The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a man identified as Mutiu Sonola, for beating his wife, Zainab, to death on Christmas Day. The development was revealed by the spokesperson of the command, Abimbola Oyeyemi.
Tony Cascarino, a former player of Chelsea, has revealed the Blue’s major problem this season under the leadership of Frank Lampard. The former Chelsea player stated that the club’s problem is that the players get easily frustrated when things don’t go their way.
Video clips of a man lying helplessly after allegedly being shot dead by a policeman at Starboy Fest, an event organized by Wizkid, award-winning singer, have surfaced and gone viral online. Naija News learnt that the incident took place yesterday night outside the Eko Atlantic Energy City along Ahmadu Bello Way, Victorial Island — where the concert took place.
That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.