Good Morning Readers, Here are the top ten news headline stories across Nigeria. For the full story, click on the headline to get the full scoop of the story.
Five members of the Redeemed Christian Church Of God have been kidnapped. The funny thing about it is that the Kidnap was later announced by the General Overseer of the Church, Pastor Adeboye. Another News following this is people blasting him on this matter as he calls for prayer for the pastors.
A Catholic Parish Priest of St. James the Greater Parish, Ugbawka, in Enugu state, Rev FR Paul Offu, was on Friday, killed by suspected Fulani herdsmen. He was reportedly shot on Thursday evening. Also, In a later story, some Catholic priests have taken to the streets of Enugu in protest against the killings. Also, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered massive manhunt for the killers of Rev. Father Paul Offu.
The Federal Government, on Friday, postponed the planned closure of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway for repairs. Moving the date from August 3rd to September 2nd.
Sometime last month, the Presidency proscribed the IMN as a terrorist group. Also, While many have dismissed the action of the president for this, the group is coming out to say ‘No, we are not a terrorist group’. Which by the way, is something a terrorist group will say on the surface.
For some unknown reasons, the publisher of SaharaReporters and the presidential candidate of the African Action Congress in the last presidential election in Nigerian has been arrested by men suspected to operatives of the Department of State Services.
FC Barcelona and Argentina captain Lionel Messi have been banned from international football for three months by the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) following his claim the Copa America was corrupt.
Organised Labour has decried the unabated security challenges in the country, saying that the situation is fast depleting the country’s human capital.
Protesters on Friday stormed the Abuja office of a global human rights organisation, Amnesty International and demanded its immediate exit from Nigeria. The protesters arrived at the office located at Maitama around 2 pm with various placards accusing the organisation of attempting to destabilise Nigeria.
The Nigerian presidency has accused Atiku Abubakar of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of drawing on “negative developments” to whip up sentiments to influence the outcome of his petition against the outcome of the 2019 presidential election.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, has released the details below for ministers-designate recently cleared by the Senate.
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