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
Angry Lagosians Disgrace, Manhandle LASTMA Official For Driving Against Traffic (VIDEO)
School Bursar Rapes, Impregnate 15-Year-Old Student In Abuja (Photo)
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
These are our headlines for Thursday, 18th July 2019.
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