These are our top headlines from Nigerian Newspapers for Today, Saturday,29th June 2019:
President Muhammadu Buhari Shares The Key Thing His Administration Would Be Doing In The Next 4 Years
President Muhammadu Buhari has shared that he would spend the next four years of his tenure working with the state and Local Government to ensure that no Nigerian child is kept out of school. According to Buhari who made this known via his official Twitter handle today, June 28th, he added that the Federal Government would provide infrastructure, teachers, curricula and teaching materials necessary for basic education to run smoothly in the country.
Former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has commended the governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike on his controversial statement that Rivers state is a Christian state and remains so. The statement which generated a lot of controversy from various quarters due to its sensitive nature has been condemned by various Muslim groups.
Femi Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria(SAN) and human rights lawyer, has advised Nigerian governor to stop flying chartered air in order to be able to afford the N30,000 minimum wage. According to the renowned lawyer, those monies spent on chartered air governors would be useful to help pay the minimum wage.
Isn’t it a disgrace that Jonathan is featuring prominently in an International fraud case? – Buhari’s aide
President Muhammadu Buhari’s aide on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, has described as disgraceful, the alleged involvement of former president Goodluck Jonathan in an international fraud case. The Malabu scandal uncovers how about $1.1 billion was transferred to an account controlled by Dan Etete by Shell and ENI through the Nigerian government.
Reno Omokri, a bestselling author and former aide to ex-president, Good luck Jonathan has punctured holes into rape allegations by Busola Dakolo again Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo. The wife of the musician, Timi Dakolo had taken the news wave by storm after an interview with Chude Jideonwo, alleging that the Commonwealth of Zion(COZA) pastor had raped her in her home when she was 19.
Boss Mustapha the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, has revealed the date for the new cabinet of President Muhammadu Buhari to be unveiled. According to him, this will be in July 2019. Speaking at the African Export-Import Bank in Moscow, Mustapha stated that the delay was to allow the National Assembly to complete its assigning of lawmakers into various leadership positions.
I sponsored the violence against persons bill which prescribes life imprisonment for rape!!! Busola, you’ve got my back – Abike Dabiri-Erewa
The Chairman of the Nigerians in the Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa has reacted to the rape allegation levied against Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of the Commonwealth of Zion(COZA) by Busola Dakolo, wife of singer, Timi Dakolo. The chairman of the commission hailed Mrs Dakolo as a woman of strength and courage, adding that every woman must rise up and demand justice.
Plans by the federal government to create cattle colonies, described as Ruga Settlement, have met with stiff opposition from different groups in the country. According to the government, the aim of this Ruga settlement is to bring an end to farmer/herders crises that have categorised many communities in the country in recent years.
Two officers of the Federal Road Safety Corps FRSC, Akpotobo Paulinus and Uchenna Izuako, have been arrested for allegedly murdering a colleague, Emeka Ojei, who had plans of exposing them. According to activist, Harrison Emefiena Gwamnishu who shared the story;
During the continuation of his trial on Thursday at the Lagos High Court Sitting in the Igbosere area, suspected billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike aka Evans, prosecution sought to call foremost lawyer, Femi Falana as a witness in the case.
Ebola: Nigerian doctor who took on the deadly task of cremating Sawyer’s corpse cries out more than four years later
Kenneth Madiebo has cried out for owing salary more than four years after he prepared the corpse of Liberian-American Patrick Sawyer, the first reported case of Ebola in Nigeria, for cremation. Madiebo reveals in a chat with an online new platform, theCable, how he has been abandoned by relevant authorities after he put his own life at stake to perform national duty.
Those were our headlines for Saturday 29th June 2019, you can see more at Information Nigeria.
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- RB Leipzig demonstrated no satisfactory game, which may have been affected by the following
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- Poor leaders’ game. Sabitzer looked lost on the field, Poulsen wasn’t visible either. The
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#EndSARS: Dino Melaye Laments Over Shooting Of Protesters In Lekki
Recall that on Tuesday evening, protesters at the Lekki ground came under heavy fire by the military.
Bullets fired by military personnel hit some persons and at least one person has been reported dead and many injured.
Reacting to the development, the former lawmaker from Kogi State expressed that he was having a sleepless night.
Melaye in a Twitter post went on to describe the incident as a massacre.
I can't sleep, I belong to a country that have no value for her citizens. Lekki massacre my God. Why?
— Senator Dino Melaye. (SDM) (@dino_melaye) October 20, 2020
Stop killing Nigerians – Hilary Cliton tells Buhari
Former United States presidential candidate, Hilary Clinton, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari and the Nigeria Army to stop the killing of peaceful #EndSARS protesters calling for reforms in the police.
Recall that the #EndSARS protesters, who had been holding forth at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos, were shot at on Tuesday night, shortly after Governor Babjide Sanwo-Olu declared a 24-hour curfew.
Many were hit by bullets, others injured with reports of deaths.
Reacting to the latest development, Hilary, the wife of former US President Bill Clinton, called on President Buhari and the army to stop the killing of young #EndSARS protesters.
With this, Clinton joins a growing list of foreign stars and other VIPs that have expressed support for the campaign.
Her tweet read: “I’m calling on @mbuhari (President Muhammadu Buhari) and the @hqnigerianarmy (Nigeria Army) to stop killing young #EndSARS protesters.
The reactions have been pouring in, with many thanking her for lending her voice .
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) October 20, 2020
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