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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines For Today, Tuesday, 7 June 2022

These are the Top newspaper headlines in Nigeria for today, Tuesday, 7 June 2022, reviewed by The Informant247 Nigeria News.

Hoodlums allegedly invade Hausa Community in Ondo after Owo Catholic Church attack

Some hoodlums have reportedly invaded Northerners in Ogwatoghose and Ikare areas of Ondo State after the terror attack by gunmen on St. Francis Catholic Church in Owa-luwa Street, in Owo Local Government Area of the state.

The Informant247 gathered that a chief in Owo town, where the incident occurred, said some residents retaliated by attacking some Hausa people (ethnic nationality from Northern Nigeria) in some areas of the town. The chief described the attackers as miscreants and hapless individuals who only used the opportunity to loot.

Boko Haram is in South West, more churches, mosques next targets – Islamic group

The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has alerted that Boko Haram is in the South West.

The group has said that the massive attack of the St Francis Catholic Church, Owo, Ondo State on Sunday, was carried out by members of Boko Haram, and alerted that people should be careful of its reoccurrence.

The Islamic group has strongly condemned the massive attack and called on the government to put in place measures that would facilitate the arrest of the attackers.

APC Primary: Posters Of presidential aspirants compete for attention at Eagle Square

The campaign posters of the presidential aspirants of the ruling, All Progressives Congress, APC has filled the nooks and corners of the venue of the primary elections, Eagle Square in Abuja.

It seems the presidential aspirants had devised this method of a campaign to seek the acceptance of the delegates and stakeholders of the party.

Gunmen storm Abuja estate, kidnap residents

Some gunmen who were suspected to be bandits early hours of Monday launched a massive attack on Gwarinpa Estate in the Federal Capital Territory.

The suspected bandits had an operation on the estate, for close to three hours, between 1am and 4am, kidnapping an unidentified number of residents.

Mohammed who’s, a resident of the area said the bandits penetrated the Genuine Estate after Efab Queens on 6th Avenue, Gwarinpa.

Tinubu donates N50m to victims, N25m to church of Owo massacre

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has pledged to donate the sum of N50million to the victims of attack and another N25million to the Catholic Church in Owo, Ondo state.

The former Governor of Lagos State has promised to collaborate with Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state to achieve justice for the victims of Owo Massacre.

Northerners living in South shouldn’t be molested over Owo church attack – Shehu Sani warns

The former lawmaker, Shehu Sani has warned that northerners living in the southern Nigeria should not be molested over the recent horrific attack on St Francis Catholic Church, Owo, Ondo State.

The Informant247 had reported that some unidentified gunmen had launched a massive attack on a church in Owo, Ondo state and massacred many of its worshippers during Sunday service.

Following the deadly incident, the former Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani has extended warning to Nigerians, especially southerners, not to molest Northerners living in the region.

No one can take credit for Buhari’s emergence, Presidency counters Tinubu

The Presidency has said nobody can take credit for the victory President Muhammadu Buhari recorded in 2015.

The Informant247 recalls that Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu, the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, last week, while meeting with delegates in Ogun state, said that Buhari would not have become president in 2015, without him (Tinubu).

EFCC arrests corps member, 18 other suspected cyber criminals in Kogi

Nineteen, 19 suspected internet fraudsters have been arrested in a sting operation in Lokoja, the Kogi State Capital.

Operatives of the Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, made this known on Monday. The suspects were apprehended following credible intelligence on their fraudulent activities.

APC crisis deepens over consensus candidate as seven NWC members reject Lawan

The crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress took another dimension on Monday when members of the National Working Committee rejected the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, as its consensus candidate.

The rebuttal is hours after the National Chairman of the party, Abdullahi Adamu, announced Lawan as the party’s consensus candidate.

Adamu had dropped the bombshell during the meeting of the NWC on Monday at the party’s National Secretariat in Abuja.

Northern govs reject Lawan as consensus candidate, say president must emerge from south

The governors of the ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC) from the Northern side of Nigeria have rejected the imposition of the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan on them, as the consensus presidential candidate of the party.

Report has it that the National Chairman of the party, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, has earlier announced Lawan as the consensus candidate.

It was also reported that this decision of the party chairman has also been rejected by members of his National Working Committee.

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