Today Nigerian Newspapers Headlines

Nigerian Newspapers Headline Today, Thursday 8 September 2022

These are the Top newspaper headlines in Nigeria for today, Thursday 8 September 2022, reviewed by The Informant247 Nigeria News.

Armed robbers kill two residents, loot valuables in Bayelsa community

Unknown gunmen suspected to be armed robbers have shot dead a bus driver, Mr. Center Silas, in his apartment, during a raid by the criminals at Ekeki area of Yenagoa in Bayelsa State.

It was gathered that the robbery incident which took the life of the bus driver and a father of three happened at about 1am Wednesday morning.

Five dead, one injured as diesel tanker loses control in Ogun

No fewer than five persons died, one person reportedly injured in a multiple accident at Iju bridge, along Ota-Idiroko road, Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State.

The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Babatunde Akinbiyi, on Wednesday, confirmed the accident.

Nigeria’s secret police arrest terrorists’ negotiator

The lead negotiator between bandits and the passengers kidnapped from a Kaduna-bound train in March, Alhaji Tukur Mamu, has been arrested by the Nigerian secret police.

The Kaduna-based published was first arrested in Cairo and detained for 24 hours before he was flown back to Nigeria.

Nigeria okays air service agreement with Kuwait

The Nigerian government has approved a bilateral air service agreement with the State of Kuwait, the aviation minister said on Wednesday.

Nigerian government vows to sanction foreign airlines selling tickets in dollars

The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) will start sanctioning international airlines refusing to sell tickets in naira, aviation minister said Wednesday.

Intelligence reports indicated that some of the airlines are refusing naira and charging their ticket fares in dollars in violation of the country’s laws, aviation minister Hadi Sirika told reporters in Abuja, adding that NCAA had been mandated to deal with any of such airlines willfully breaching the laws.

Gunmen kidnap government official in central Nigeria

Gunmen kidnapped the chairperson of Kanke Local Council of Plateau state on Wednesday after they invaded his home in Jos and opened fire to frighten locals in the neighbourhood, the police and eyewitness said.

Nigerian authorities rescue 9 human trafficking victims

No fewer than 9 victims of human trafficking, all girls aged between 19 and 55, were rescued in a sting operation in Nigeria’s Kano state, the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking In Persons (NAPTIP) said on Tuesday.

Several injured as Nigeria gunmen rob banks and attack police

Bank robbers armed with assault rifles attacked three banks and a police station in North Central Nigeria, in a coordinated strike that left several injured, local sources and police said on Wednesday.

Nigeria military storms oil-rich River state over killing of soldiers

The Nigerian Army stormed a community in the oil-rich River State following the killing of soldiers by pirates.

Local sources said the pirates killed a yet-to-be-ascertained number of soldiers and also seized their weapons in an attack on Sunday.

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