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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines Today, Friday 29 July 2022

These are the Top newspaper headlines in Nigeria for today, Friday 29 July 2022, reviewed by The Informant247 Nigeria News.

Terrorist attack military checkpoint in Abuja-Niger border

Suspected terrorist, Thursday evening, attacked a military checkpoint close to Zuma Rock, a border between Niger State and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

The Informant247 gathered that the Nigerian Army have however embarked on a clearance operation after the attack which details is still sketchy as of the time of filling this report.

Telecom subscribers to pay 5% tax on call, text, data, as NCC rallies stakeholders

The Federal Government has disclosed that telecommunications subscribers would pay a 5 percent tax on call, SMS, and data services.

This is coming as the Association of Licensed Telecoms Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), and National Association of Telecoms Subscribers(NATCOMS), described the move as strange, insensitive, and irresponsible.

This is disclosed during a Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Stakeholders Forum on the Implementation of Excise Duty on all Telecommunications Services’ held on Thursday in Abuja.

Court sentences killer of Hanifa, Kano school girl to death by hanging

A Kano State High Court has sentenced Abdulmalik Tanko, the kidnapper and killer of five-year-old Hanifa Abubakar to death by hanging.

Justice Usman Naaba also slammed a five-year jail term on the murderer for all the five charges levelled against him.

The Court also found guilty, the 2nd accused in the case, Hashim Isiyaku on four charges and sentenced him to death by hanging.

Suspended Accountant-General Idris Ahmed, others get bail over N109.5bn fraud

An FCT High Court on Thursday granted the suspended Accountant General of the Federation, Idris Ahmed, and his co-defendants’ bail.

They are expected to abide by the terms and conditions given by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Justice Adeyemi Ajayi ordered that the defendants not leave the Federal Capital Territory without permission of the court.

Release Nnamdi Kanu now, Abuja no longer safe – IPOB tells DSS

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has demanded the unconditional release of its detained leader, Nnamdi Kanu.

The indigenous group demands the release of its leader from the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS) as insecurity rises in the nation’s capital, Abuja.

IPOB has told the federal government and its security agents to concur with the demand of the United Nations Working Group to release unconditionally Kanu as it reaffirmed that Abuja is unsafe.

Islamic Calendar: Nigerian gov declares Monday work-free day

Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has announced Monday, 1st August 2022, a work-free day to mark the commencement of 1445 Islamic (Hijrah) New Year.

The Governor has made this revelation via a press statement signed by the Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba made available to newsmen in Kano.

Terrorists attacks: National Assembly can’t impeach Buhari – Presidency boasts

The Presidency has boasted that the National Assembly cannot impeach President Muhammadu Buhari.

The Presidency boasted that the ruling political party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, has the majority of lawmakers in the Red Chamber, thereby making it impossible for the minority to have their way.

The Informant247 had reported that Senators across party lines, on Wednesday, stormed out of plenary, calling for the impeachment of Buhari, as well as the Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Lawan over the increasing rate of insecurity in Nigeria.

Again, bandits attack Owo with explosives, injure many persons]

Gunmen suspected to be bandits, on Wednesday night, launched an attack in Owo, headquarters of Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State

At the town’s Folahami Junction axis, where Craneburg Construction Company was located, the gunmen were said to have opened fire on everyone on sight.

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