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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines Today, Tuesday 26 July 2022

These are the Top newspaper headlines in Nigeria for today, Tuesday 26 July 2022, reviewed by The Informant247 Nigeria News.

Ministry shuts Abuja unity schools, evacuates students over fear of terrorist’s attacks

The Federal Ministry of Education, for fear of impending bandits and terrorists’ attacks, has directed the immediate closure of all unity schools domiciled in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, while ordering the immediate evacuation of students.

It was gathered that the decision was a result of rising insecurity and threat to the lives, properties and well-being of the students therein.

234 former local govt office holders dump APC for PDP in Ogun

No fewer than 234 former local government administrators in Ogun State have on Monday joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

The former Vice Chairmen, Councillors, and Secretaries to the Local Government (SLG) decamped from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to team up with the opposition party.

2023: INEC decries low PVC collection in Rivers

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has decried the low collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) in Rivers State.

The INEC National Commissioner in charge of Delta, Cross River, and Rivers states, May Agbamuche, made the observation while briefing newsmen in Port Harcourt on Monday.

The INEC commissioner said out of 54,945 PVCs that have been received, only 10,373 have so far been collected.

Three Kaduna-Abuja train victims regain freedom from kidnappers’ den

Kidnappers of Kaduna-Abuja train victims have set free three from the remaining 43 victims in captivity.

The Informant247 had reported that the terrorist group in the North has issued a threat to the Nigerian President.

Fire consumes shops in Ilorin, goods worth millions destroyed

A fire disaster occurred at the Balogun Alanamu market in the Ilorin West Local Government Area, Kwara State, on Monday.

The disaster has destroyed property worth millions of naira.

Eleven out of 86 shops were destroyed by the fire disaster.

40 million job loss as govt bans motorcycle – ACOMORAN

The Amalgamated Commercial Tricycle and Motorcycle Owners, Repairs and Riders Association of Nigeria (ACOMORAN) has advised the Federal Government to jettison the idea of banning the use of motorcycles nationwide as it would be counter-productive.

The Association said the outright ban may throw over 40 million Nigerians, who make a living through motorcycles, into the saturated labour market.

Terrorists attack, kill three travellers, injure others in Katsina

Terrorists, on Sunday afternoon, launched an attack on travellers along the Jibia-Katsina road.

At least three people, including the driver, lost their lives when bandits launched the attack on a Katsina State Transport Authority bus, with the number plate KT 14D-58 KT.

The attack which involved a commercial coastal bus, with registration number KT 14D-58 KT, belonging to Katsina State Transport Authority (KSTA) happened around Mil Takwas and Farun Bala villages, which is barely less than seven kilometres from the Natsinta Army Barracks.

APC’s Muslim Muslim ticket, political strategy – Gov Fayemi tells Christians

Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi has reacted to the Muslim-Muslim ticket adopted by his party, the All Progressives Congress, APC.

The Informant247 recalls that the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu has settled for a Muslim-Muslim presidential ticket.

The governor of Ekiti state said the Muslim-Muslim ticket was based on political strategy.

Unknown gunmen invade police station, kill officer in Ondo

Some unknown gunmen have invaded Okuta Elerinla Police Division, Ondo State.

A police officer has been killed following the invasion.

It was gathered that the unknown gunmen have stormed the police station and caught the policemen on duty unaware in Monday around 1:00 am.

Muslim-Muslim ticket: Religion is private thing, praying in public should stop – Fashola

Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, SAN, has said that religion should be totally a private affair and should be removed from public spaces.

According to Fashola, religious practices such as praying in the public should stop and religion should be practiced only in religious centres, in the hearts of individuals and at homes.

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