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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines For Today, Thursday, 23 June 2022

These are the Top newspaper headlines in Nigeria for today, Thursday 23 June 2022, reviewed by The Informant247 Nigeria News.

22 APC senators threatening to decamp to PDP – Fani-Kayode raises alarm

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has raised the alarm over planned by some Senators from the All Progressives Congress, APC to join PDP.

Fani-Kayode disclosed that 22 senators are threatening to dump APC for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Gunmen in military uniform attack pharmacist, destroy property in Osun

Unknown gunmen in military uniform have reportedly attacked properties belonging to the immediate past Chairman of Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) Osun state, Kayode Adetona.

The gunmen attacked Adetola at his residence at Ibala Ijesa, a community in Obokun local government area of Osun State in the wee hours of Wednesday.

2023: Tinubu hints on ongoing consultation with Buhari, APC govs over running mate

The All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, has hinted on an ongoing consultation with President Muhammadu Buhari, party governors, the party’s leadership and his running mate, Kabiru Masari.

Tinubu hinted that Masari may step down following the ongoing consultations.

He said Masari may step down in the interest of the party winning the 2023 presidential election.

Bandits abduct military officer’s wife, six others in Kaduna

Bandits on Tuesday invaded Keke ‘A’ and Keke ‘B’ areas of the New Millenium City in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State and abducted the wife of a military officer and six others.

It was gathered that the hoodlums invaded the areas around 11.00 pm and operated for about an hour before there was resistance from security operatives.

ASUU strike to end soon – Labour minister, Ngige assures

The Federal Government has expressed hope that the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, would soon be called off.

Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, disclosed this during a chat with State House Correspondents at the end of the weekly Federal Executive Council, FEC, on Wednesday.

Biafra: HURIWA berates Buhari for keeping Nnamdi Kanu, 80-year-old ‘mother’ in detention

Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has said that some people in the corridors of power in the President Muhammadu Buhari government want to destabilise the South East by the continued detention of leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu.

HURIWA also berated Buhari for jailing an 80-year-old lady that Nnamdi Kanu reportedly takes as his mother for embarking on solitary protest.

Nigerian military aided my escape from Boko Haram camp – Chibok schoolgirl narrates ordeal

A Chibok school girl, Hauwa Joseph, has revealed that her escape from the Boko Haram camp in Gazuwa was facilitated by a massive incursion of the troops of the Nigerian Army into the location on June 12.

Hauwa made this disclosure while narrating her experience to newsmen in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State, at a news conference which took place at the Command and Control Centre, Maimalari Cantonment.

Nigerian Army reacts as top officer, Major Udiadenye terminates his own life

The Nigerian Army has reacted to the manner a top officer, Major Udiandeye Jeremiah Udiadenye, committed suicide.

It was reported that Major Udiadenye committed suicide in Kaduna State as he was being investigated by the army.

Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, Director of Army Public Relations, has via a signed statement disclosed that Udiadenye had “an unblemished career” and was “never court-martialed” before his death.

Buhari finally reveals why he decided not to remove fuel subsidy

President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed the reason his administration has decided to keep paying fuel subsidies.

Buhari, in an interview with Bloomberg, revealed that removing fuel subsidies would have been a harsh economic policy for Nigerians.

Buhari set to resolve collapse of national grid

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said his administration is decentralising the nation’s national grid through renewable mini-grids to address the challenges of electricity supply across the country.

Buhari said this during an interview with Bloomberg News, adding that his Government had earmarked 550 million dollars to provide 20,000 Standalone Solar Systems (SHS), as well as Solar Hybrid mini-grids in over 250 locations in the country.

No going back on Yoruba Nation agitation —Sunday Igboho insists

Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, fondly called Sunday Igboho, has insisted that there is no going back on his demand for the actualisation of a separate country for the Yoruba in Nigeria.

In a video released on Sunday to celebrate the birthday of the Olugbon of Orile Igbon, Ogbomosho, in Oyo State, Oba Francis Alao, Igboho made this known.

Senate alerts military over terrorists’ hideouts in communities within Kwara, Niger

The Senate, on Tuesday, raised an alert to the military over terrorists’ hideouts in communities within three local government areas of Kwara and Niger States.

The upper chamber at the plenary urged the military to carry out a detailed onslaught of bandits and criminal elements within Kainji Lake National Park and the identified communities.

The names of communities given by the chamber include Kaiama, Karonzi-Yashikira in the Baruten local government area, and Wawa and Babanna areas in Niger State.

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