These are our top headlines from Nigerian Newspapers for Today, Monday, 8th July 2019:
The Kano state police command has arrested a teenager for murder. According to reports, the teenage girl identified simply as Mariya was arrested for stabbing her elder brother to death at their home in Badawa area of Nasarawa local government in Kano state.
Nigerians have taken to social media to reply to Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, Kaduna state Governor, over his comment on the state of the country. Speaking at the Northern Youth Summit in Kaduna organized by Northern Hibiscus, an NGO, he described Nigeria as that of two countries in one: a developing South and a backward, less educated and unhealthy north, with the highest number of poor people in the world.
A Nigerian lady has caused a major stir at a popular eatery within the premises of Dechoice Shopping mall in Uyo, the state capital of Akwa Ibom, after her boyfriend of five years dumped her. In the video, the lady was seen crying uncontrollably with people around pleading with her to “take it easy” before the guy walked out on her.
The refineries in the country have continued to remain in a state of comatose, with incoming governments making bigger promises than the previous. Nigerians have decried the state of the refineries, making pleas to the government to fix them but nothing seems to have been done.
The Kebbi State College of Science and Technology in Jega has expelled four female students for engaging in lesbianism. The Provost of the newly upgraded institution, Alhaji Aminu Dakingari, while confirming the news, said the female students were caught red-handed by the school’s security personnel and cleaners.
OZA pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo has revealed that while in school, he was a member of a cult group, Black Axe, adding that he was their Chief Priest. The embattled pastor made this shocking revelation in a new video that just surfaced online.
The Delta state police command has arrested a man for allegedly raping, impregnating and procuring abortion for his daughter, a 15-year-old secondary school student. The man allegedly did it with the consent of his wife in Asaba, Delta State.
The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir el-Rufai has said northerners should be proud of their culture, tradition, and unity, adding that no one from the north has been convicted of 419 or being a Yahoo boy. El-rufai made this known at Northern Youth Summit in Kaduna, which was organised by Northern Hibiscus, an NGO.
The Youths Movement of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the party “may collapse” due to the “imposition” of Kingsley Chinda as minority leader in the House of Representatives. The PDP has continued to kick against the decision of Femi Gbajabiamila, the speaker, to announce Ndidi Elumelu as minority leader against their preferred candidate, Chinda. The party ‘hastily’ suspended Elumelu alongside six other members for going against the party’s preferred choice for the position.
Lawmaker representing Jos South, East Federal Constituency in the Federal House of Representatives, Dachung Musa Bagos, had alleged that security operatives abuse internally displaced persons in Jos, Plateau State. The lawmaker has therefore asked for the immediate relocation of the affected IDPs in order to save them.
An Osun State socio-political group, the Ifesowapo Society, on Saturday said that the former governor of Lagos, Ahmed Bola Tinubu, is eminently qualified to lead Nigeria in 2023.
These are our headlines for Monday, 8th July 2019.
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