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Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 15th October, 2019

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[Video] Undergraduate Steals From Friends, Pours Sniper In Their Food, Drink

A 400L student of Tai Solarin University of Education is currently in the custody of school authorities after he allegedly stole and poisoned his friends with sniper. According to the victim, Sani Iyabo, popularly known as Paramount Komedy, the suspect poured sniper in her drink and food after stealing N57,000 from her account.

Stop Spreading Fake News, Aisha Buhari Cautions Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, Aisha, has cautioned Nigerians against spreading fake news. The wife of the president said this on Sunday while speaking with newsmen, at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, shortly after she returned from a medical leave at the United kingdom.

We Were Deceived Into Attending A Conference Against Senator Abbo: Mubi PDP

Mubi North Local Government stakeholders of the People’s Democracy Party (PDP) in Adamawa state have said that they were deceived into attending a Press Conference against the Senator Ishaku Abbo, representing the Northern Part of the state. Issuing a fresh conference to clarify their stand, the stakeholders speaking via Jauro Abacha of Kolere Ward in Mubi North told newsmen in Yola said they were conned by some of their folks into attending a sponsored Press Conference where categorical statements were made at disparaging Senator Abbo.

Borno Governor Needs To Repent — Boko Haram Leader, Shekau

Abubakar Shekau, leader of the Boko Haram sect, has urged the governor and people of Borno state to repent and seek the face of God. Shekau, in an audio he released on Sunday, added that Borno state is full of infidels. The leader of the insurgent group also berated the governor of the state, Babagana Zulum, for saying some insurgents were tired of fighting. This was in reaction to a call made by Governor Zulum that  Boko Haram fighters, who were tired of fighting, should lay down their arms and embrace the amnesty programme of his administration.

Oshiomhole Reacts To Attack On His Residence In Edo

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has declared war following a reported attack on his Benin residence. The residence of the former Edo state governor was on Saturday attacked by hoodlums. Speaking after the attack, Oshiomhole said those behind the attack are bent on creating crisis in the state, but that they do not have the numbers to fight dirty.

Education In Nigeria Is Horrifying: Soyinka

Wole Soyinka, renowned writer and poet had said that the country’s education system is in serious trouble. The Nobel Laureate said this while speaking during the presentation of a play entitled, ‘Folly of Men’, on Sunday, at the University of Lagos (UNILAG). The play was an adaptation of three plays from Soyinka’s ‘Trial of Brother Jero’, Femi Osofisan’s ‘No More the Wasted Breed’, and Bode Sowande’s ‘Mamiwater’s Wedding’.

Customs Bans Importation Of All Items Through Land Borders

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has just announced the ban on the importation of all items through the nation’s land borders. This was made known by Hameed Ali, comptroller-general of NCS, while speaking at a press conference in Abuja on Monday. This is to help security agencies to be able to scan the goods entering the country, adding that goods can only enter the country through the air and seaports, where they can undergo thorough scanning and certified fit for consumption.

Okorocha Consciously Unleashed Wickedness On Imo Indigenes: PDP

The Imo state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said it’s immediate past governor, Rochas Okorocha consciously unleashed wickedness of the highest order with regards to the failed road network in the state. The party said this in a press statement signed by the State Publicity Secretary, Mr. Damian Oparah.

Saraki Knows Nothing About Kogi Politics: APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that former Senate President, Bukola Saraki no longer has the influence to facilitate reconciliation within the Kogi state PDP and usher the party to victory. This was made known by the party’s secretary of the media and publicity committee of the Campaign Council in the forthcoming Kogi State governorship election, Dr Tom Ohikere. Saraki has been named as the chairman of a five-man reconciliation committee charged with the task of reuniting Jonathan and Idris with the PDP chapters in their respective home states by the PDP National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus on Friday

 

 

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Shehu Sani Mocks FG Poverty Alleviation Scheme

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Shehu Sani Mocks FG Poverty Alleviation Scheme

Shehu Sani

Civil Rights activist and former Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial district, Shehu Sani has mocked the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration plan to lift Nigerians out of poverty.

Recall that President Buhari administration has constantly reiterated plans to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in 10 years.

Also Read: #EndSARS: Hoodlums vandalize Senator Gershom Bassey’s family house in Calabar

However, the last few days have seen Nigerians discover warehouses where COVID-19 palliatives are stored by state governments which have led to the raiding of the warehouses by Nigerians.

Reacting to the development, the former lawmaker described the move to be the consequence of Nigerians being tired of having to wait for 10 years to be lifted out of poverty.

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Nigerians React As Festus Keyamo Shades Youths Over #EndSARS Protests

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Festus Keyamo

Nigerians have expressed their distaste for the tweet posted by Festus Keyamo over the #EndSARS protests that has led to lives and property being destroyed by hoodlums.

The Minister of State, Labour & Employment took to his Twitter page on Friday morning to post a tweet that reads thus:

“This morning, I woke up and remembered the African proverb: WHAT AN OLD MAN CAN SEE SITTING DOWN, A YOUNG MAN CAN’T SEE EVEN IF HE CLIMBS THE HIGHEST IROKO TREE. Good morning, Lagos. Good morning, Nigeria.”

Read AlsoMinister Of Labour, Festus Keyamo Backs #EndSARSProtest

A Twitter user identified as Adesina Oluwafemi berates the SAN for being a part of bad governance. “Mr. Keyamo. I am astonished at your statement. I am equally as old as you are if not older and I feel the pain of this our youth. I even have classmates that I can’t boast of. All these is because of bad governance which u are a part of“, he wrote.

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Nigerians React As Army Says Videos Of Lekki Shooting Are Photoshopped, Fake

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Nigerians React To Defence Spokesperson's Statement That Videos Of Lekki Shooting Were Photoshopped

John Eneche

Nigerians have reacted to the video of Nigeria’s defence spokesman, John Eneche, saying that the videos of the Lekki Tollgate shooting were photoshopped. In the video, he said it was analysed and the analyst concluded that they were all doctored.

His statement has generated reactions from Nigerians. Taking to Twitter, many Nigerian users on the micro-blogging platform have dismissed his statement as false because it is impossible to photoshop a live video on Instagram.

Read AlsoEnd SARS: Gen. John Enenche Reacts To Lekki Toll Gate Shootings

Information Nigeria recalls DJ Switch was hailed by Nigerians for her bravery as she waited at the scene of the incident to give everyone a live footage via her Instagram page.

A user identified as Tolani tweeted:

“Dear generation old Nigeria… you cannot photoshop Instagram live. Your ‘analyst’ has 419’d you sir.”

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