Today Nigerian Newspapers Headlines

Today Nigerian Newspapers Headline, Wednesday, 28 September 2022

These are the top newspaper headlines in Nigeria for today, Wednesday, September 28, 2022, reviewed by The Informant247 Nigeria News.

Akwa Ibom: Police kill two kidnappers, rescue five victims

The Police in Akwa Ibom State has reportedly rescued five persons from the hideout of two notorious kidnappers.

It was learnt that the kidnappers were said to have hijacked a Power Link Transit Company bus conveying passengers from Port Harcourt to Uyo, where they robbed and kidnapped five of them.

Power outage in Reps Hamper bill to increase NYSC corps allowances

Power outage at the House of Representatives hampered the consideration of a bill to increase transportation and accommodation allowances of NYSC corps members.

Informant247 learnt that, The bill, sponsored by Eta Ebora, was listed for consideration on the order paper of the House, but the abrupt disruption of power in the chamber forced the lawmakers to adjourn.

Court nullifies Ogun PDP primary elections, orders for fresh poll

A Federal High Court sitting in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital, on Tuesday nullified all the primary elections conducted by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in choosing candidates for the 2023 general elections in the State.

The presiding judge, Justice O. O Oguntoyinbo in his judgement ordered the party to conduct another primary within the next 14 days.

Unknown gunmen attack army checkpoint in Enugu, kill two

Unknown gunmen reportedly stormed the checkpoint in two Lexus Jeeps and one Toyota Sienna and opened fire at the combined team of Police and military in Enugu.

There was tension in as gunmen on, Tuesday attacked the army checkpoint at Obeagu-Amodu road in Enugu South local government area of Enugu State.

Igbo man will become president after me – Atiku announces his love for southeast

The presidential flagbearer of the main opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar on Tuesday revealed that a political figure of Igbo extraction would become president after he must have served his tenure if he wins in 2023.

The presidential candidate made this revelation while speaking to Southeast PDP stakeholders in Enugu State.

Employers to get one-month imprisonment for delaying payment of salaries

The House of Representatives passed second reading legislation banning the late payment of wages, underpayment of wages, pensions and other benefits in Nigeria.

The bill, sponsored by Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila, passed its second reading on Tuesday after a debate on the general principle of the bill.

PDP crisis: Ikpeazu, Nnamani absent as Atiku visits Enugu

People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Alhaji Atiku Abubakar met with party stakeholders in Enugu state on Tuesday.

Informant247 reports that the meeting was a follow-up to its consultations with stakeholders in the six geopolitical zones.

APC Postpones Campaign Kick-Off slated for Wednesday

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council has postponed the commencement of its campaign earlier slated for Wednesday.

The Director Media and Publicity of the Council, Bayo Onanuga in a statement on Monday said the council would commence official campaign on Wednesday with a prayer session and peace walk in Abuja, in line with the 2023 timetable of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Indian national declared wanted over alleged stealing of Nigerian firm’s N500m

An Indian national, Ayan Asit Chakraborty, has been declared wanted by the Nigeria Police Force.

The Magistrates’ Court has via a Gazette Bulletin with Ref No AR: 3000/ZN.2/MTU/TMI Vol. 2/141, had sent across a warrant of arrest in Lagos.

ASUU Strike: Court rules out NANS’ law suit against ASUU, FG

The National Industrial Court, NIC, in Abuja, on Tuesday, ruled out a law suit filed by the apex students body in Nigeria, the National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS.

The Industrial court has struck out the lawsuit filed by the student’s body, to enforce obedience on the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, and the Federal Government to suspend the lingering industrial action.

Gang leader flees as military rescue persons, apprehend suspected kidnappers in Akwa Ibom

The Nigerian Army in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, has revealed that its men apprehended two suspected abductors and saved 5 victims on Monday.

The Assistant Director of the Army Public Relations, Captain Samuel Akari of the two Brigade Nigerian Army, made this revelation via a statement made available to newsmen.

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