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NEWS UPDATE: Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Sunday morning

NEWS UPDATE: Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Sunday morning

Good morn! Hither is nowadays’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers:

1. There was tension in Ashige, Lafia Local Regime Area of Nasarawa Province yesterday, next the killing of 2 herders by yet to be identified gunmen. It was learnt that the lifeless bodies of the herders were found on a farm, with several cuts on their faces.

2. A former governorship aspirant in Ekiti Province, Senator Gbenga Aluko, is dead. The Ode-Ekiti-born politician was said to have died on Saturday after he collapsed in his business office in Abuja.

3. The Christian Organization of Nigeria has knocked the US for removing Nigeria from its 2021 listing of devout violators, saying that Christians are still existence persecuted by terrorist groups and other Islamic associations in the country. CAN in a statement on Saturday said, Christians are still existence ferociously attacked and nil has changed betwixt 2020 and 2021 to warrant the removal of Nigeria from the listing.

4. Government minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has urged Nigerians to hold back till Jan 2022 for the National Leader of All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, to declare whether he will be running for president in 2023 or not. He stated this during an interview on Saturday.

5. Music star, David Adeleke, superior known as Davido, has donated N250 million to orphanages across Nigeria. The player, who raised N200 million, within 2 days, announced the donation to orphanages in a statement on Saturday.
6. Manager Full general, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier Full general Shuaibu Ibrahim, has disclosed the scheme’s intention to remit in relation to N511 million to the federation’s account for the 2021 financial yr. Ibrahim who disclosed this yesterday in Abuja during a press briefing to denote the activities of the 2021 Batch C Stream 2 orientation programme, said the scheme remitted 280 million naira to the federation account finally yr.

7. Ahead of 2023 Presidential and full general elections, National leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu yesterday paid a see to the Senate Main Whip, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, APC, Abia N. Tinubu was said to have visited the former Abia Province governor at the Abuja home of Kalu.

8. The Peoples Democratic Political party (PDP) on Saturday celebrated former President, Goodluck Jonathan as he marked his 64th birthday, saying Nigerians across all divides are proud of him. The political party in a statement by its National Publicity Secretarial assistant, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, in Abuja on Saturday described Jonathan as an exceptionally patriotic leader and national icon.

9. The International Monetary Fund (International Monetary Fund) has called on the Federal Regime of Nigeria to totally withdraw fuel and electricity subsidies early next yr. The Washington-based organisation, in its preliminary findings at the cease of its official staff see to the country, also called for reforms in the financial, exchange rate, merchandise and governance “to alter the long-running lacklustre growth path.”

10. The US has in one case once more warned that it may halt rendering military machine assistance to Nigeria whether the country fails to protect human rights. The US Secretarial assistant of States, Antony Blinken, who gave the warning, also urged the federal and Lagos Province governments to sanction whatsoever individuals found to have violated human rights during the Oct 2020 #EndSARS protests.





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