Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.
Only God can save Nigeria from breaking up, a former Minister of Education, Alhaji Dauda Birma, has said. Naija News reports that the former Minister of Education raised the alarm that some foreign forces with their internal collaborators are fighting hard to ensure that the country breaks up.
The convoy of the embattled National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, was almost attacked by angry youths on Saturday in Benin, the capital of Edo State. Naija News reports that the APC Chairman of in Benin to attend the burial ceremony of the mother of Hon. Ehiozuwa Agbonyinma, late Cecilia Agbonyinma.
A former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, says the Boko Haram menace ravaging Nigeria, would have been over if former President, Olusegun Obasanjo was still in power. Naija News reports that the former minister who is a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party, made this comment on the micro-blogging site, Twitter in reaction to the current insecurity in Nigeria.
Former Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has revealed that he spoke to the father of Leah Sharibu, the abducted Dapchi girl still in captivity of Boko Haram. Naija News reports that Thursday marked the second year of Leah Sharibu in the captivity of insurgents.
An umbrella body of Fulani Herdsmen in Nigeria, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, has vowed to drag Amotekun to court if the bill to create the security outfit violates their rights. The National Secretary, Saleh Alhassan, made this known in an interview with The Punch on Thursday night.
A commissioner in the cabinet of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, Mukhtar Ishaq, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The EFCC stated that Ganduje’s Commissioner for Special Duties was arrested for over an alleged N86 million fraud.
Suspected Boko Haram terrorists have attacked motorists near Lantaiwa, a community located 70 kilometres north from Damaturu the Yobe state capital, northern Nigeria and 30 kilometres to Dapchi where 110 schoolgirls were abducted in 2018. Naija News reports that Lieutenant Chinonso Oteh, the Acting Assistant Director Army Public Relations, Sector 2 Operation Lafiya Dole, told ChannelsTV that operatives of the army have been mobilized to the area, however, information on whether passengers have been abducted or not is still sketchy.
Former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode has warned that terrible things may happen in Nigeria in the next few months. The former Minister of Culture and Tourism stated this in a post on his Twitter handle.
The Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has dismissed reports that the United States’ is against an alleged plan by the President Muhammadu Buhari government to hand $100million to Kebbi Governor, Atiku Bagudu. Naija News reports that the $100million was part of the funds recovered from the late Gen. Sani Abacha’s loot.
The family of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), said the death of their parents have made them more united against the belief by some persons that the family would scatter after the burial. Naija News reports that the spokesman of the family, Kanunta Kingsley Kanu, made this known while addressing journalists at their Isiama Afaraukwu country home in Abia state, southeast Nigeria.
That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.