Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of top Nigerian newspapers headlines today Wednesday June 6th.
Defence Minister Calls For Suspension Of Anti-Grazing Law
The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, during a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, recommended the suspension of the controversial anti-grazing law in some States. The law is operational in Benue, Taraba and Ekiti states where clashes between herdsmen and farmers have led to loss of lives.
National Assembly Holds Buhari Accountable For Police IG’s Actions
Federal lawmakers on Tuesday said President Muhammadu Buhari must be held accountable for the actions of the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris. This was part of a five-point resolution made at a Joint Executive Session of the National Assembly on Tuesday.
Presidency Clashes With Senator Sani Over IGP Idris
The presidency and Senator Shehu Sani (APC-Kaduna Central) have clashed over the ongoing face-off between the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, and Senate President Bukola Saraki. The National Assembly on Tuesday held a joint session where issues of a possible impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari was on the front burner.
Leave Buhari Alone, Lawmakers Warn Saraki, Melaye
A group of lawmakers called the parliamentary support group have urged their colleagues who have issues with the police to sort them out without involving the national assembly. The lawmakers said this, on Tuesday, in reaction to the threat the national assembly issued to the President Buhari following alleged persecution of its principal officers by the police.
Girl Believed To Be Dead Resurrects Two Years After Burial
There was a silent scream in Masala town in Ndola, Zambia, after a girl believed to be dead and buried two years ago returned to her parent’s home on Monday. Zambian press learnt that the girl, identified as Winnie, died after an illness and her body was first taken to a morgue before a proper funeral and interment was reportedly conducted for her.
Reps Collecting Signatures To Impeach Buhari, Claims Kazaure
A House of Representatives member Muhammadu Kazaure (Jigawa-APC) has disassociated himself from an alleged National Assembly plan to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari. A joint executive session of both chambers earlier on Tuesday passed a 12-point condition for the president to address urgently or face the invocation of the powers of the legislature.
Omokri Slams Saraki, Dogara For Threatening To Impeach Buhari
Former presidential aide Reno Omokri has condemned Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker Yakubu Dogara for disclosing their intention to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari. The National Assembly at a joint session, on Tuesday, threatened to invoke its powers against the President if nothing was done to end the ongoing ”harassment and humiliation of perceived political opponents by the police.”
God Saved Us From Death During APC Rally – Fayemi
Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the forthcoming Ekiti State election, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has revealed that God’s intervention saved him and the others from being killed on Friday at a rally organised in his honour.
Outgoing APC Chairman Oyegun Trying To Destroy Party – Okorocha
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state has alleged that the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun, is trying to destroy the ruling party. The governor said that Oyegun had taken the party backward by several kilometres to the extent that presently there is no state where the party does not have crisis or faction.
Three Policemen On Duty Arrested For Playing ‘Baba Ijebu’ Lotto
The Lagos State Police Command says it has arrested three policemen caught gambling on duty. They were caught playing Baba Ijebu lotto at Ikeja. According to reports on social media, the policemen were allegedly counting bribe money collected from motorists but the authorities denied this.
Trump Indicted As UN Says 40 Million Americans Live In Poverty
The United Nations has said that not less than 40 million Americans live in poverty, with 18.5 million living in extreme poverty, while 5.3 million Americans live in what it calls “Third World conditions of absolute poverty.”
Liverpool Eye £10m-Rated Moses Simon
Liverpool are eyeing Nigeria international Moses Simon, according to multiple reports in the British media. The Liverpool Echo reports that the 22-year-old is on the Reds radar as they continue their recruitment drive this summer with Jurgen Klopp keen to bolster his attacking options.
Miss America Beauty Pageant Organisers Ban Swimwear From Competition
Organisers of the Miss America beauty pageant have made historical changes in the competition by removing swimwears. They also revealed that contestants would henceforth be judged based on their inside rather than their outward appearance.
That’s the roundup of top Nigerian newspapers headlines this morning. More Nigerian newspapers headlines are available on Concise News website. See you again tomorrow.