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Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 5th August 2019



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These are our top headlines from Nigerian Newspapers for Today, Monday, 5th August 2019:

Leader Of Miyetti Allah Shot Dead In Adamawa

A leader of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has been shot dead, according to latest reports. The deceased, Saidu Kolaku was the zonal vice chairman of MACBAN, Adamawa South, until his death on Saturday.

DSS Moves Sowore To High-Security Detention Facility In Abuja

The Department of State Services has moved the Publisher of SaharaReporters, Omoyele Sowore, arrested on Saturday to Abuja. According to SaharaReporters, sources at the DSS said Sowore is in a high-security detention facility of the service in Abuja.

#RevolutionNow: Mass Protests To Hold Despite Sowore’s Arrest – Organisers

The organisers of the #RevolutionNow protest have said that the mass protest scheduled to hold on Monday will hold as planned despite the arrest and detention of its leader, Omoyele Sowore. Sowore was arrested by Operatives of the Department of State Services in the wee hours of Saturday.

#RevolutionNow: IGP Adamu Reacts As DSS Arrests Omoyele Sowore

Mohammed Adamu, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), has described the planned protest by Omoyele Sowore, the 2019 presidential candidate of the African Alliance Congress(AAC) an “act of terrorism”. The IGP made this known on Saturday in a statement in Abuja.

#RevolutionNow: UK Government Warns Citizens Against Travelling To Nigeria

The government of the United Kingdom has advised its citizens against travelling to some parts of Nigerian, following planned mass protests #RevolutionNow march on August 5, 2019. The UK government gave the advise on its website, asking its citizens to be very alert and monitor local media. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advised against travelling to States like Borno, Yobe, Adamawa, Gombe in north, Delta, Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa Ibom and Cross River States in the south as well as Bauchi, Zamfara, Kano, Kaduna, Jigawa, Katsina, Sokoto, Kebbi and Abia states.

Sowore’s Arrest: Revolution Is A Harsh Word — Apostle Suleman

The president of the Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman has condemned the for revolution in Nigeria. This follows the arrest of Omoyele Sowore, the publisher of SaharaReporters by Nigeria’s secret service in the early hours of Saturday. Sowore had planned a protest #RevolutionNow to challenge bad governance and mass poverty in the country but has been arrested by the Department of State Service(DSS) and is currently in an unknown location. According to the cleric, while a peaceful protest is OK, revolution is a strong word and could tighten an already tensed atmosphere.

Nothing Good About Shi’ites — El-Zakzaky’s Brother Reveals

Sheikh Muhammad Yakubu, brother of Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), otherwise known as Shi’ites, has made some shocking revelations about the group. While reacting to the recent proscription of IMN by the Federal Governmen, he said it was long overdue.

Slain Catholic Priest: No One Is Immune From Insecurity Ravaging Nigeria — Atiku

Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), says no one is “immune from this ravaging epidemic”, while reacting to the assassination of a Catholic priest, Rev Fr Offu in Enugu. Atiku, a former vice president who is still in court to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 23rd election, said this in a tweet via his Twitter handle on Saturday. The former vice president extended his condolences to the Offu family and the Catholic Church in Nigeria, adding that the murder is a reminder that no one is immune from the insecurity ravaging the country.

Sowore’s Arrest: “Let Not Our Prisons Not Be Filled With Those That Speak” — Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani, Senator who represented Kaduna Central in the Senate during 8th National Assembly, has called on the federal government to release Omoyele Sowore, a dissent mind. The former senator said this on Saturday following the arrest of Sowore, the presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in the 2019 elections.

3 Final Year Students Of Maryam Abacha American University Killed In fatal Accident

A new report has confirmed the death of 3 students of Maryam Abacha American University of Niger, Maradi. According to the report, the students died in a fatal motor accident in Gusau the capital city of Zamfara state on Friday, August 2nd.


Those were our top headlines from Nigerian Newspapers for Today, Monday, 5th August 2019:

you can see more at Information Nigeria.



Ezekwesili Reacts To Nigerian Govt’s Threat To Sanction CNN



Ezekwesili Reacts To Nigerian Govt’s Threat To Sanction CNN

Former Nigeria’s Minister of Education, Dr. Obaigeli Ezekwesili

Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has reacted to a statement by the Nigerian government demanding that CNN be sanctioned.

On Thursday, Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, expressed that CNN should be sanctioned for its investigations which he described as irresponsible journalism.

Also Read: #EndSars: UK Parliament Set To Debate The Sanction Of Buhari’s Regime Over #LekkiMassacre

The minister also insisted that there was no mass killing at Lekki toll-gate, adding that it was a ‘Massacre with no bodies’

Reacting to the development, Ezekwesili, mocked the government over its threats at CNN.

She queried the reason for Judicial panels on the #EndSARS crisis if the government has closed its minds to information based on evidence.

She wrote:



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Man shares chat with mother who is trying to hustle a girl for him to marry



A Nigerian man identified as Opata Efungwu has shared his chat with his mother who is trying so hard to get a lady for him to marry.

From the chat with he shared, his mom sent a photo of a lady to him, and asked him to decide if he would want to see her when he comes home for Christmas.

“Check if you will like to see this girl in December when you come home for Christmas or not. If you will like to have her number or not. I still want to show you another person if you want me to”, his mom wrote.

Sharing the conversation on his Instagram page, he wrote;

“This life if someone told me when I was younger that a time will come when my mom will be hustling girls for me, I would never have believed it”.

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Strippers Spotted At Wedding Reception In Nigeria




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Stripper Pole

A video circulating on social media captures the moment some strippers were seen performing at a wedding reception in Nigeria.

Information Nigeria learnt that the brother of the groom thought it wise to entertain guests by hiring strippers to perform at the afterparty of the wedding.

The man decided to make the unusual move which has got people talking.

In the video, the strippers rocked skimpy outfits as they showed off their dance skills to the pleasure of the guests.

The web user, who made the video available tweeted;

“Lord wash my eyes.

A friends brother legit had strippers as entertainment at his wedding reception

Read Also: Nigerian Professor Arrested For Spending $185k Research Money On Strippers

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