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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines Today, Thursday 21 July 2022

These are the Top newspaper headlines in Nigeria for today, Thursday 21 July 2022, reviewed by The Informant247 Nigeria News.

2023: You are free to sew clerical garments for hired mechanics – CAN tells Tinubu

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has dissociated itself from bishops who attended the presentation of the vice presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Kashim Shettima.

The Vice President of CAN, 19 Northern States and Abuja, and its chairman in Kaduna State, Rev. Joseph John Hayab, said this on Wednesday in Abuja.

2023: Muslim-Muslim ticket doesn’t represent sectional agenda, says Shettima

Vice-Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress Party ( APC), Senator Kashim Shettima, has said Muslim-Muslim ticket represents the “Nigerian project”.

The former governor of Borno, who applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for winning two successful elections, said the Tinubu-Shettima ticket is not an imposition, but the outcome of “democracy at its practical best”.

Strike: FG, ASUU can agree under two weeks—Presidency

The Presidency, Wednesday, said the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities can reach favourable agreements in less than two or three weeks if all stakeholders are not “unrealistically obstinate.”

It also revealed that the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, chose to resolve the five-month ASUU strike within two or three weeks, as opposed to being pressured by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.).

Ondo govt orders dismissal of civil servants earning double salaries

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has ordered the Head of Service, Pastor John Adeyemo, to dismiss any civil servant receiving double salaries from the state.

While reviewing the Committee for the Verification, Scrutinization, and Clean-up of the State Payroll’s report, Akeredolu issued the directive.

The governor set up a seven-man team to regularly purge the payroll of transgressions because he thought that the State Payroll, which includes wages and pensions, had been corrupted.

I must win presidential election, because – Tinubu reveals

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, has revealed why he must win the 2023 election.

Tinubu revealed that he has to win the presidential election for the sake of job creation.

He gave an assurance that his victory would effect quality education for the people of the country and to eliminate poverty.

Bandits kill five locals in Kaduna community

Five locals have lost their lives to the brutality of bandits in Ganin-Gari community of Randagi Ward, in the Western part of Birnin Gwari Local Area of Kaduna State.

Ishaq Usman Kafai, Chairman, Birnin-Gwari Emirate Progressive Union (BEPU), has via a statement, revealed that the attack occurred early in the week, when the bandits who were about 40, on motorcycles, invaded the community.

ASUU president tackles Buhari’s minister over six months strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has tackled the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige over its six months strike.

ASUU accused Ngige of causing chaos in the resolution process between the body and the Federal Government.

Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, the President of ASUU, spoke at a press conference at the University of Abuja on Tuesday, NAN reports.

Igbo youth give Imo gov, Uzodinma 7 days to resign, over killing of 14 wedding guests

The Coalition of South East Youth Leaders, COSEYL, has expressed dissatisfaction over the killing of 14 innocent youths who attended a traditional marriage in Awo – Ommama in Oru East Local Government area of Imo.

The Informant247 observes that there has been controversy in the Southeast over the alleged killing of the wedding guests by the state’s security outfit, Ebubeagu on Sunday.

The President General of the coalition, Goodluck Ibem, has via a statement, explained that the groom and 9 persons who followed him to the traditional marriage died in the attack.

Gunmen shoot students of Cross River private varsity, kidnap one

Some gunmen, Tuesday night, shot sporadically inside Arthur Jarvis University.

The Informant247 gathered that the tertiary institution is owned by a former Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship aspirant in the State, Sir Arthur Jarvis.

Report has it that the incident happened yesterday night as the students were going back to classes within the premises.

Politicians who pick two nomination forms to get two-year prison term — INEC

Mike Igini, the Resident Electoral Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Akwa Ibom State, has revealed that some political actors who contested for more than one elective office can be convicted for electoral offences for violation of the Electoral Act, 2022.

Igini made this revelation on Tuesday on a television session.

Kano: Five persons killed in Cholera outbreak

The Kano State Government, on Tuesday, affirmed that it had recorded five Cholera-related deaths in the state, adding that very strong preventive measures had been put in place to tackle the outbreak.

The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Aminu Tsanyawa, who made the disclosure at a news conference, said on April 16, 2022, a case of watery diarrhoea and vomiting suspected to be due to cholera was reported in the Dambatta Local Government area of the state, which was promptly investigated.

Two killed as ‘Illegal’ Petroleum dump site explodes in Lagos

An illegal dump site where petroleum products are produced located within a mechanic village at the Mile 2 area of Lagos exploded Tuesday killing two persons.

The site which is co-located with the Nigerian Army Signal Barracks, Mile 2, plays host to all kinds of illegal activities.

NNPC denies issuing directive on new petrol price

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company, NNPC, has denied issuing the directive on Nigeria’s new petrol price.

The company said fuel pricing directly falls under the responsibilities of the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority, NMDPRA.

The spokesperson for the NNPC, Garba Deen Muhammad, said: “The NNPC no longer approves pump price review. That is the work of the midstream and downstream authority. I have no idea. They are the ones that tell you what price regime the government has approved, not NNPC. NNPC has already exited all that situation. We are operating just like MTN now.”

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