Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 18th July 2019

Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 6th July 2019

These are our top headlines from Nigerian Newspapers for Today, Thursday, 18th July 2019:

Lay Down Your Arms Or Get Ready For My Wrath – Army Warns Boko Haram

The General Officer Commanding 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, Maiduguri, Abdulmalik Bulama Biu, has issued a stern warning to Boko Haram to either celebrate his promotion to the rank of a Major-General by dropping their arms or get ready for his wrath. Biu, who has just been elevated to the rank of Major-General, and confirmed the substantive GOC of the Division said,

I Was Quoted Out Of Context, I Never Criticized Buhari’s Achievements ⁠— Wole Soyinka

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has dismissed reports that he said herdsmen’s challenge has eroded President Muhammadu Buhari’s achievements. The literary icon while reacting to a report in The Nation on Monday, said there was nowhere he uttered words attributed to him by the paper.

BREAKING: Senate Confirms Tanko Muhammad As CJN

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad as the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). The confirmation follows a thorough screening at the National Assembly.

Senate To Confirm Tanko in Close-Door Meeting

The Senate will in no time confirm Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria. This was included in the Order Paper of the day and according to reports, Tanko was expected to be screened and confirmed during plenary as it should be but lawmakers unanimously agreed to go into a closed-door session.

Graduates Deployed For NYSC Cannot Write Or Spell Any Word In English — NYSC DG

The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim has lamented that graduates from universities in the Benin Republic are unqualified. The NYSC DG lamented the universities keep sending them for its one-year mandatory national service.

Just In: Reps Order IGP, DSS To Shutdown Edo Assembly

The House of Representatives has ordered immediate shut down of the Edo State House of Assembly by the Inspector General of Police and Director of State Services. The governor of the state, Godwin Obaseki was also directed by the House to issue fresh proclamation within one week and publish same in a national newspaper.

Married Woman Arrested, Charged To Court For Seducing Best Friend’s Husband

Mrs. Adama Arabi, a housewife has been arrested and charged to court by her best friend, Fatima Seleman, for trespassing and seducting her husband. According to Fatima’s account, Adama picked up interest in her husband because she always told her about how loving and sexually active her husband is.

Angry Lagosians Disgrace, Manhandle LASTMA Official For Driving Against Traffic (VIDEO)

An Instagram user @easyriab01 has shared a video clip of a LASTMA official who was dragged down by an irate mob for driving against traffic in Iyana Oworo area of Lagos state. According to the video, the traffic enforcement officer was pulled out of the car, while others reversed and fled the scene.

School Bursar Rapes, Impregnate 15-Year-Old Student In Abuja (Photo)

The operatives of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps(NSCDC) have arrested, Gabriel Ekundayo, 51-year-old bursar of a secondary school in Abaji area of Abuja, for raping and impregnating a 15-year-old pupil. According to NAPTIP who issued a statement shortly after the arrest was made, the agency said it would pursue the case to the end.

Yahoo Boy Uses Soldiers To Track, Beat His Friend Who Absconded With $5,000 Oyinbo Client Wired To Him

A video clip of two army personnel beating up a guy over allegation that he absconded with the $5,000 an Oyinbo client sent to his Yahoo-boy- friend has surfaced online. In the video, the Yahoo boy, who reportedly contacted the military men, was seen sitting on the bed pressing his phone while his friend receives the serious beating of his life.

N48bn Assets Declaration: APC Attacked Governor Makinde Because They Love Poverty

Reno Omokri, a former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, has shared that if the ruling All Progressive Congress(APC) does not love poverty, it won’t ask the new governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, to explain the source of the N48b asset he declared. Speaking via his Twitter handle, Omokri said poverty is synonymous with integrity while prosperity is equal to criminality in APC’s mind.

 

 

These are our headlines for Thursday, 18th July 2019.

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