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Ortom Denies Reporting Suswam to DSS

Governor Samuel Ortom Benue State has denied writing any petition to the Department of Security Service (DSS) against former Governor Gabriel Suswam.
Herdsmen

Herdsmen Strike 18 Dead In Adamawa

Over 18 persons have been hacked to death by suspected herdsmen during an attack Dowayan village in Demsa Local Government Area of Adamawa State.

Obasanjo, Nigeria’s Most Hypocritical Former Leader – Soyinka

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo as most hypocritical former leader of the country, accusing him of attempting to hijack the movement for political change.
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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines Saturday, June 23rd

Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of top Nigerian newspapers headlines today, Saturday June 23rd. PDP Sends Delegation To DSS DG Over...

Lagos Government Seals Fuel Station Over Pollution

The Lagos State Government says it has sealed Total Filling Station in Akoka area over alleged pollution of water sources.
48 Killed In India Lightning, Storm

NiMet Predicts Cloudy Skies, Rains On Saturday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy weather conditions over the central states of the country on Saturday.

Ohanaeze Reacts To DSS Arrest Of Abaribe

The Igbo socio-political organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has called for the immediate release of Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe, who was earlier arrested by the Department of State Services (DSS) operatives.
Buhari Pained After Herdsmen Kill 86 In Plateau

President Buhari Mourns Sule Gaya

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said the death of Sarkin Fadan Kano, Alhaji Sule Gaya, had robbed Nigeria of one her humblest and dedicated parliamentarians.

Presidency Insists NASS Deliberately Distorted 2018 Budget

The Presidency on Friday insisted that members of the National Assembly deliberately distorted the 2018 Budget in order to increase their allocation for constituency projects.
Abaribe

MASSOB Demands Release Of Senator Abaribe

The Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has condemned in totality the arrest of Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe by agents of the Department of State Services (DSS).

IPI Wants Over 250 Detained Journalists Released Worldwide

The International Press Institute (IPI), World Congress, has called for the freedom of over 250 detained journalists worldwide.
Rape, Seven men, gutter

Court Dismisses FG’s Suit Seeking Forfeiture Of Accounts Without BVN

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has dismissed a suit filed by the federal government seeking permanent forfeiture of accounts not linked to Bank Verification Number (BVN).

President Buhari Announces New Appointments

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday confirmed the appointments of four non-executive directors for the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
medical doctor, flogs nurse

Medical Doctor Flogs Nurse In Lagos Hospital

A Nigerian doctor identified as Emmanuel Okolo, 35, has been accused of assault after he flogged a nurse with his belt in a Lagos-based hospital.

Kidnap Suspect Evans Hires New Lawyer

Suspected kidnap kingpin Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, has employed a new counsel following the withdrawal of Olukoya Ogungbeje.

No Security Vote For Presidency In 2018 Budget, Says Udoma

Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, says there is no security vote for the presidency.
Abaribe

DSS Arrests Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe In Abuja

The Department of State Services has reportedly arrested Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, the lawmaker representing Abia-South in the National Assembly.
IMN members

42 Shiite members Arrested Over Killing Of Policeman

Forty-two members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, also known as Shiites, have been arrested by police in Kaduna over the killing of a policeman on Thursday in the state.

Buhari Should Have Rejected ‘Altered’ 2018 Budget, Says Shehu Sani

Senator Shehu Sani (APC/Kaduna Central) has faulted President Muhammadu Buhari's signing of the 2018 Appropriation Bill in spite of his concerns over the changes made by the National Assembly.
Five Human Trafficking Activists Gang-raped At Gunpoint

Five Human Trafficking Activists Gang-raped At Gunpoint

Five activists putting on a play about the horror of human trafficking were allegedly abducted and gang-raped at gunpoint in India’s eastern state of Jharkhand this week, police said on Friday.
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