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Nigerian Newspapers

The Newspaper – Things You Need To Know This Saturday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. The Jigawa State Police Command has disclosed that two minors have been killed by landslide at Bakin -Jeji village in Dutse Local Government Area of the state. The Command’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP…

20th April 2019

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Thursday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday passed the Police Reform Bill. The Bill will now be transmitted to the House of Representatives for concurrence. 2. The Olowo of Owo in Ondo State, Oba Folagbade Olateru…

18th April 2019

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Wednesday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. Unknown gunmen, numbering four, Tuesday night killed former Anambra state chairman of Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA), Chief Frank-Anthony Igboka at Oye Nimo market. The gunmen, who were said to have trailed Igboka in a…

17th April 2019

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Monday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. Despite assurances of availability of Premium Motor Spirit by the Federal Government, many petrol stations in Osun were not selling the product. A trip round the Osun State capital and its environs on Sunday…

15th April 2019

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Friday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. The All Progressives Congress (APC) and its factional governorship candidate in Rivers State, Mr. Tonye Cole on Thursday lost their appeals at the Supreme Court, seeking to enable them participate in the 2019 general…

12th April 2019

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Wednesday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed the governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states for November 2. Festus Okoye, chairman of INEC’s information and voters education committee, announced this on Tuesday evening.…

10th April 2019

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Tuesday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. Seven persons have been confirmed dead following a deadly bank robbery that took place in Ondo State on Monday. The robbery, which lasted for over an hour on Monday afternoon, occurred at Isewa Quarters,…

9th April 2019

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Monday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has confirmed the death of least five persons in Saturday evening’s suicide bombing believed to have been carried out by Boko Haram. It said no fewer that 46…

8th April 2019

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Saturday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, Saturday departed Nigeria for Kigali, Rwanda. The Vice President joined other world leaders and top dignitaries to participate as a Special Guest in the ceremonies marking 25th…

7th April 2019

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Friday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. Gunmen have killed a 42 year-old man, Mr. Mahan Ishaya, and injured three others in Daffo town of Bokkos Local Government Area of Plateau. DSP Terna Tyopev, the Police Public Relations Officer of the…

5th April 2019

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Wednesday

1. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday, suspended the collation of results for the Rivers State governorship election. Obo Effanga, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, who announced this at the collation centre in Port Harcourt, the state capital, said…

3rd April 2019

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Tuesday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. Amnesty International (AI) has joined the EndSARS campaign in Nigeria. The human rights organisation on Monday joined the condemnation of the Nigeria Police over the killing of one Kolade Johnson. Johnson was shot accidentally…

2nd April 2019

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Friday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. The National Executive Council (NEC) of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has suspended the Chairman of its Ikorodu branch, Mr. Bayo Akinlade, over alleged insubordination. The suspension was executed on Thursday at the ongoing…

29th March 2019

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Thursday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers. 1. An Ondo State High Court sitting in Akure, on Wednesday sentenced Seidu Shakiru-Adeyemi to death by hanging for gruesomely killing his girlfriend, Khadijat Oluboyo, daughter of former deputy governor of the state, Lasisi Oluboyo.…

28th March 2019

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Tuesday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. A Catholic priest, Rev. Father John Bako Shekwolo, has been kidnapped in Ankwa, Kachia Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The priest was kidnapped in the early hours of Monday near Kachia town. This…

26th March 2019

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Monday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. Governor Umar Ganduje of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has won the controversial Kano State governorship election. Ganduje won with a margin of less than 9,000 votes after the collation of figures for the…

25th March 2019

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Friday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, Thursday alerted the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, and other security agencies of a plot by the Bauchi State government to implicate him in criminal…

22nd March 2019

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Thursday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. A Catholic priest, Reverend Father Clement Ugwu, who was kidnapped from his Parish, St Mark Catholic Church, Obinofia Ndiuno in Ezeagu Local Government Area of Enugu State has been found dead. The body of…

21st March 2019

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Wednesday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. Former president, Olusegun Obasanjo has broken silence on the outcome of the just-concluded presidential election. Obasanjo said he refused to speak on the presidential election because the matter was already before the court. He…

20th March 2019

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Saturday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. The Lagos State Building Control Agency on Friday began the demolition of defective buildings. Those affected are mainly within Lagos Island and over 180 houses will be demolished in the exercise. 2. The United…

16th March 2019