These are our top headlines from Nigerian Newspapers for Today, Friday, 12th July 2019:
Obaseki Dares Abuja Politicians To Come Take Over Edo Assembly
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has dared those he described as ‘Abuja politicians’ to come and take over the Edo State House of Assembly. Governor Obaseki, who queried where those politicians that joined in the struggle to create ‘Let the people lead’ mantra suddenly disappeared to.
RUGA: PDP Chieftains Reacts As DSS Invites MASSOB Leader
A former minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode and a former presidential aide, Reno Omokri have both reacted to reports that the Department of State Security, DSS, has invited the leader of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, Ralph Uwazuruike.
According to the report, the MASSOB leader has been invited to the Owerri office of the DSS allegedly over a viral video where Uwazuruike, asked Ndigbo to “come together and resist the planned RUGA Settlement”.
New Nigerian Passport Has Herdsmen Inscribed On It — Apostle Suleiman Cries Out
DSS Grills MASSOB Leader For Inciting Igbos To Resist RUGA
The Department of State Security, DSS, has invited the leader of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, Ralph Uwazuruike, over a comment on RUGA settlement. A text message from a DSS personnel to the MASSOB leader read thus: “I’m Sampson from DSS office Imo State Headquarters Owerri. You are invited to come to DSS Headquarters Owerri tomorrow (Today) 11/07/2019 for a meeting with the State Director. Time 1200 hours. You can call this number if you need additional information pls.”
Be Ready To Defend Your Country, Osinbajo Tells Soldiers
My Father May Die in Detention – El-Zakzaky’s Son
Mohammed Zakzaky, son of Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, on Wednesday, expressed his concerns over his father and mother’s deteriorating health conditions, having been deprived of proper health care. Mohammed’s parents have been in custody of the State Security Service (SSS) since December 2015. when Shiites crashed with Nigerian army officers.
Man Wrongly Accused Of Stealing Phone Killed; Body Thrown Into Lagoon
A young man has met his end after he was beaten to death by an angry mob and his corpse thrown into the lagoon for being wrongly accused of stealing a phone. The sad incident occurred on Monday evening in Badore, Ajah, Lagos and the victim, identified as Olamide Omolede, was only 22-year-old.
‘Everything Is Messed Up Here’ – Kwara State Governor Abdulrazaq
Governor Abdulrahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara state has lamented that the last administration messed everything up in the state. According to the governor, there is massive rot in all sectors of the state, saying the decadence will take years to fix. He, however, assured everyone that his administration will expend N11.2 billion in revamping the infrastructure in the state’s schools.
Nigerians Blasts Aisha Buhari For Directing IGP Adamu To ‘Get Involved’ In Fatoyinbo’s Rape Scandal
Nigerians have taken to their Twitter handle to launch a scathing attack on Aisha Buhari, wife of the president, for directing the Inspector General of Police and everybody to get involved in the allegation of rape levied against Biodun Fatoyinbo, the senior pastor of Coza, by Busola Dakolo. Nigerians, while reacting to her call, have asked her to start her campaign from the North.
These are our headlines for Friday, 12th July 2019.
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