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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines For Today, Tuesday, 28 June 2022

These are the Top newspaper headlines in Nigeria for today, Tuesday 28 June 2022, reviewed by The Informant247 Nigeria News.

Alleged Organ harvesting: Ekweremadu sues NIMC, NIS over controversy on Ukpo’s real age

Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, and his wife, Beatrice, have sued the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and others over controversy surrounding David Ukpo’s real age.

Others mentioned in the suit are the Comptroller General (C-G), Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS); Stanbic-IBTC Bank; United Bank of Africa (UBA) and Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System Plc as 2nd to 5th respondents respectively.

2023: APC disowns leaked document with N6.5 trillion budget for vote-buying

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has disowned a purported leaked document claiming it budgeted N6.5 trillion for vote-buying to ensure victory in the 2023 presidential election.

The amount is more than one-third of Nigeria’s N17.126 trillion 2022 budget.

Mr Felix Morka, the APC’s National Publicity Secretary, in a statement on Monday in Abuja, described the document as fake and the handiwork of mischief-makers.

Bandits kidnap another DPO in Kaduna

A Divisional Police Officer, DPO, in Birnin Gwari, Kaduna State ‎has been kidnapped by gunmen suspected to be bandits who were terrorizing the area.

The Informant247 Nigeria News gathered that the incident happened early hours of Monday when the suspected criminals invaded the area along Kaduna-Birnin Gwari highway.

IPOB directs sit-at-home, Tuesday as Nnamdi Kanu appears in court

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has announced Tuesday another sit-at-home in the Southeastern part of the country.

IPOB said the sit-at-home order was declared in respect of the court appearance of its embattled leader, Nnamdi Kanu.

Tinubu may have no certificate but has wisdom to govern – APC chieftain blasts critic

Dr. Musa Dangiwa, a chieftain of the ruling All Progressive Congress Party (APC), in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State, on Monday blasted Nigerians who are criticising the presidential candidate of his party, Ahmed Tinubu over his certificates.

The APC chieftain said governance is much more about intellectual capacity and mindedness to do the right things in the interest of all Nigerians.

Buhari confers GCON National award on Ex-CJN, Tanko Muhammad

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday conferred the Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger (GCON) on the immediate past Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Ibrahim Tanko.

The award is the second-highest national honour that can be bestowed on any Nigerian national.

Nigerian Chief Justice, Tanko Muhammad reportedly resigns his position

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Tanko Muhammad, has resigned his position, according to Channels Television.

The station made public some sources saying that Muhammad resigned on Sunday night.

Deputy governors are spare tyres, but I want to be best spare tyre — Tonto Dikeh

The Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, has confessed that a deputy governor can be likened to a spare tyre.

The Informant247 had earlier reported that Tonto Dikeh has been picked as the African Democratic Congress (ADC) deputy governorship candidate, in the 2023 general election in Rivers State.

The Nollywood actress turned politician had confessed on a television programme, get understanding of the role of a deputy governor.

Imo Gov, Uzodimma gives gunmen 10-Day Ultimatum to surrender

Ahead of the July 12 visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Imo State, Governor Hope Uzodimma has issued a 10-day ultimatum to gunmen operating in the state to lay down their arms.

Uzodimma advised them to leave the forests in the state and surrender themselves and their arms to the traditional rulers for unconditional pardon.

Speaking to newsmen in Owerri, Uzodimma said the state would be hosting the annual Army Day Celebration from June 30 to July 6 and that no fewer than 10,000 military personnel drawn from the Army, Navy, Air Force and the Police, among others would be in attendance.

Troops arrest 4 abductors, neutralise 3 bandits in Benue

The Defence Headquarters has said the troops of Operation Whirl Stroke have arrested four kidnappers, neutralised three bandits and rescued a kidnapped victim in recent operations in parts of Benue.

The Director, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. Bernard Onyeuko, made this known in a statement on Sunday in Abuja.

How to crush bandits, ISWAP, Boko Haram – Shehu Sani confesses

A former lawmaker, Shehu Sani, on Monday, revealed how terrorist groups can be crushed in the northern Nigeria.

Shehu Sani, a popular socio-political commentator, on Monday suggested ways to crush terrorist groups operating in the Northern part of the country.

The popular socio-political commentator said terrorists in the Northern region of Nigeria would be eliminated when the people are adequately trained and armed to wage war at them.

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