Today Nigerian Newspapers Headlines
These are the Top newspaper headlines in Nigeria for today, Tuesday 9 August 2022, reviewed by The Informant247 Nigeria News.

These are the Top newspaper headlines in Nigeria for today, Tuesday 9 August 2022, reviewed by The Informant247 Nigeria News.

Troops raid Boko Haram illegal market in Borno, kill four terrorists

Troops of the 21 Armoured Brigade Bama killed four Boko Haram terrorists when it invaded an illegal market established by the terrorists on the outskirt of Bama Local Government Area in the North East of Borno State.

The decisive victory was recorded against the terrorists on Monday when the troops came in contact with the insurgents at an illegal market in Dambia also known as Markas, while conducting clearance operations.

Police dismisses constable flogging man with machete

The Nigeria Police Force has dismissed a constable, Liyomo Okoi, who was seen flogging a man with a machete in a viral video in July.

In the viral video, Okoi had his gun in one hand and held the cutlass in the other hand with which he assaulted the man while saying, “He threatened me.”

Fight against bandits yielding positive results – Army

The military task force in charge of maintaining peace in the state has said that the combat against bandits in Plateau State is yielding positive results.

Major Ishaku Takwa, the spokesman for Operation Safe Haven, while expressing his view in Jos on Monday after the troops of the taskforce eliminated eight bandits in a clearance operation which they carried out in Wase Local Government Area on Sunday, has assured that a situation where the bandits would send away locals and force them to leave their communities would no longer be tolerated in any part of the state.

IPOB declares Chika Edoziem as Nnamdi Kanu’s replacement

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has declared Mazi Chika Edoziem as its new leader.

IPOB said Edoziem would lead its affairs until its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, regains his freedom.

The spokesperson of the group, Emma Powerful, has via a statement, said Edoziem would play the leadership role to Kanu when he regains his freedom.

Gunmen kill graduate after collecting N500,000 ransom in Adamawa

Unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have killed one Abdulmalik Tukur, a graduate of Modibbo Adama University (MAU), Yola, Adamawa State, after collecting N500,000 ransom.

A source close to the family told DAILY POST in Kaduna, on Monday, that the victim who completed his NYSC this year, 2022, was kidnapped alongside others.

JAMB vows to sanction institutions over illegal admission

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has vowed to sanction vice-chancellors, rectors, registrars, and other heads of tertiary institutions who continue to engage in illegal admissions.

This was contained in a statement published on the website of the board.

The statement, which was obtained by our correspondent on Sunday, partly read, “In a bid to give effect to the directives of the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board restated its vow not to condone any illegal admission conducted by any institution going forward, adding that candidates who accept any admission not approved on the Central Admissions Processing System would have themselves to blame while heads of institutions who flout this directive would be sanctioned.”

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