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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines Today, Thursday 4 August 2022

These are the Top newspaper headlines in Nigeria for today, Thursday 4 August 2022, reviewed by The Informant247 Nigeria News.

NBC fines Trust TV N5m over Bandits documentary

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has imposed a fine of N5 million on Trust Television Network (Trust TV) over the broadcast of the documentary.

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has imposed a fine of N5 million on Trust Television Network (Trust TV) over the broadcast of the documentary titled “Nigeria’s Banditry: The Inside Story”, which was aired by the station on March 5, 2022.

Nigerians react as Buhari confirms donation of N1.14billion to Niger Republic

Nigerians have reacted aggressively, after President Muhammadu Buhari’s government confirmed that it donated N1.14billion to the Republic of Niger.

The donation of N1.14billion to the Republic of Niger, has generated controversy as Nigerians have taken to social media to express their outrage.

FG approves N1.4bn donation to Niger Republic to procure vehicles

Amidst speculations of a N1.4billion donation to the Republic of Niger to aid in the acquisition of some operational vehicles, the Federal government, on Wednesday, justified the approval.

Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning Zainab Ahmed confirmed the purchase, while fielding questions from reporters, shortly after the Federal Executive Council ( FEC) meeting presided over by the President, Muhammadu Buhari.

Bandits kill one, abduct Rector, one other in Kaduna

Gunmen who were suspected to be bandits on Monday night, abducted the Rector of the Federal School of Statistics, in Manchok, Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State, after killing a person.

Mr. Ishaya Bulus, who’s a resident in the community said that the bandits, numbering over 50, invaded the community around 8.00pm on Monday night, shot one person and kidnapped the rector.

Unknown gunmen kill hotelier, LAUTECH student, motorcyclist after collecting N5m ransom

Olugbenga Owolabi and Rachael Opadele who were kidnapped recently have been killed by their abductors, in Ogbomoso town in Oyo State.

Owolabi is a hotelier who recently come back to Ogbomoso.

Opadele is a student of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH).

Opadele works at the hotel due to the ongoing Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) strike.

The duo were kidnapped on 29 July 2022 at the hotel located in Abaa area of Ogbomoso.

Police officer killed as terrorists attack AIG’s convoy

Terrorists ambushed a senior police officer on Tuesday in Bauchi State. They shot the convoy of Audu Adamu Madaki, an Assistant Inspector General of Police.

Madaki, the AIG in charge of Zone 12, escaped unhurt. But luck was against his orderly as the officer died immediately. The team of police was targeted at the Barde Zangidi area of Bauchi.

Buhari is a failure – Wole Soyinka says on impeachment plot

Nigerian Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, on Tuesday, supported the six weeks ultimatum given to the President, Muhammadu Buhari, by some federal lawmakers to resolve the issue of terrorism or be impeached.

The African literary guru made this revelation in Abeokuta, Ogun State, during an interactive session organised to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Abeokuta Club.

Bandits, Boko Haram infiltration of South-West: We are on red alert – Ekiti Police

The Ekiti State Police Command have disclosed that they are not taking for granted the alleged infiltration of the South-West by bandits and Boko Haram elements.

Police Commissioner, Ekiti State Command, Mr Morounkeji Adesina, who hinted this while speaking with journalists in Ado Ekiti, also said the command had stepped up intelligence around border towns.

Libya political instability responsible for banditry, terrorism in Nigeria – Buhari

President Buhari has blamed banditry and terrorism in Nigeria on the political instability in Libya.

Buhari said his administration was making efforts toward tackling banditry and terrorism in Nigeria.

He spoke while receiving the letters of credence from the new Canadian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Ambassador James Kingston Christoff and Ambassador of Mexico to Nigeria, Juan Alfred Miranda Oritz, at the State House in Abuja, on Tuesday.

Shun division, pursue peace — Jonathan tells Nigerians

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has called on Africans, especially Nigerians, to eschew division and pursue peace at all time.

He said this at a peace summit organised by the Universal Peace Federation (UPF) on Tuesday in Abuja.

The summit was aimed at analysing and strategising for peace on the Korean Peninsula and its relevance to the African Region.

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