Today Nigerian Newspapers Headlines

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines Today, Wednesday 20 July 2022

These are the Top newspaper headlines in Nigeria for today, Wednesday 20 July 2022, reviewed by The Informant247 Nigeria News.

Suspected terrorists kill kidnapped Kaduna Catholic priest

Suspected terrorists have murdered Reverend Father John Cheitnum, who was kidnapped alongside his colleague, Donatus Cleopas, on there way to a function in the Lere Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Friday evening.

Meanwhile, in a reaction, the Christian Association of Nigeria in the state has described the state a dangerous terrain for Christian leaders following the discovery of the decomposing remains of to the slain priest.

The Chairman of CAN in the state, Rev. John Hayab, expressed this while reacting to the killing of the priest on Tuesday.

ASUU announces continuation of strike, disowns breakaway faction

Hopes of undergraduates returning to the classroom anytime soon have again been dashed as the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has ruled out any possibility of suspending its six months old strike.

Addressing journalists in Abuja on Tuesday, ASUU President, Professor Emmanuel Osodeke, accused the Ministry of Labour and Employment, chaired by Chris Ngige of “Conciliator” for continuously creating more chaos in the resolution process.

Troops kill notorious bandit, cease weapons, others in Kaduna

The Kaduna State government has confirmed that a notorious bandit terrorising Kidunu general area around Eastern By-Pass, Chikun local government area was neutralised.

Two AK-47 rifles, charms and amulets, a mobile phone and two motorcycles were recovered from him by security forces.

Zamfara police declare bandit leader wanted

THE Zamfara State Police Command, yesterday declared notorious bandit leader, Ado Aleru who was conferred with the title of Sarkin Fulani by the Emir of Yandoto on Saturday in the state, wanted over alleged criminal activities including the killing of no fewer than 100 villagers.

This came as the state government suspended the Emir of Yandoton Daji, Aliyu Marafa, for conferring a traditional title on the wanted terror kingpin.

2023: Kwara Govt cautions media, public against spread of ‘salacious tales’

The Special Assistant to the Governor of Kwara State on Political Communications, Alhaji Bashir Adigun has cautioned the media and the public against the spread ‘salacious tales’ ahead of 2023 general elections.

Speaking during a press conference, Adigun said that some opposition elements in the state, including the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and their allies are plotting false information to smear the Governor and some other top government officials in their desperate bid to return the state to backwardness.

Taraba killings: Communities condemn govt neglect, say over 70, 000 displaced

Over 70.000 persons have been displaced as a result of the ongoing killings in the southern part of Taraba State.

The killings, as gathered, started at Kpambo-Puri village, in Takum Local Government Council three months ago, and has now spread to over fifteen villages.

I would’ve lost Osun election if Buhari had not signed amended Electoral Act — Adeleke

The Osun Governor-elect, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has confessed that he would not have won Saturday’s election if President Muhammadu Buhari had not approved the amended Electoral Act 2022 into law.

Adeleke while speaking on a television session appreciated President Muhammadu Buhari for congratulating him on his victory saying: “I feel good on my victory because the people of Osun State have been yearning for their stolen mandate. To be the second Adeleke that would govern Osun is not common. It is only God that can do that. God smiled at me and our family. Also, when I saw President Buhari’s congratulatory message, I said this is good for our country.

ASUU Strike: Banks, Aviation Unions threaten to shut down operations

The Association of Nigeria Aviation Professionals (ANAP) and the National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE) have threatened to shut down airports in solidarity with the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).

This came as the National Union of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions Employees (NUBIFIE) said it would shut all financial institutions to join the NLC in its solidarity strike over the lingering ASUU strike.

Similar Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *