Top Nigerian Newspapers Headlines Online Today For Today Saturday, March 12th.
Hello and good morning! Today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers is as follows:
1. Many Abducted as Bandits attack Mosque
Bandits attacked a mosque in Kaduna State’s Giwa Local Government Area, abducting some worshippers. The armed gang struck during evening prayer, it was learned yesterday (Ishai prayer).
2. Dave Umahi, Deputy Secure Judgement Stopping Their Sack From Office.
Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State and his Deputy, Kelechi Igwe, have been granted an interim order by the Ebonyi State High Court, preventing their removal from office.
The order was obtained after the duo’s counsel, Roy Umahi, filed an ex-parte motion in suit no HAB/13/22 under rule 3(3) of the High Court rules of Ebonyi state.
Remember that the Abuja Federal High Court ordered their dismissal on Tuesday for abandoning the Peoples Democratic Party in favour of the All Progressive Congress.
The court also ordered the PDP to present a new candidate within 90 days, or the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to hold a new election.
Emmanuel Yawe, the Arewa Consultative Forum’s (ACF) National Publicity Secretary, has died. Yawe, 65, was said to have died peacefully in his sleep in the early hours of Saturday in Abuja.
4. Embattled APC Caretaker Chairman Buni Meets Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari meets with Mai Mala Buni, the embattled Chairman of the Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) and Governor of Yobe State, in London, United Kingdom, to discuss the APC’s leadership.
5. DCP Abba Kyari should be Produced
An Independent Investigation Panel, which was looking into police brutality that led to the End SARS protest, ordered retired Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa, the Chairman of the National Drug Laws Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), to produce suspended DCP Abba Kyari by March 22, 2022.
6. Embattled APC Governor Meets Ahmed Tinubu
Bola Tinubu, the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and Dave Umahi, the embattled Governor of Ebonyi State, met behind closed doors in Abuja. Francis Nwaze, Special Assistant to the Governor of Ebonyi State, made the announcement yesterday.
7. APC- Young Professionals Council Hail Sani Bello
The All Progressives Congress’s Young Professionals Council has expressed their unwavering support for the party’s current leadership, led by Niger State Governor Sani Bello, and their complete faith in the party’s ability to resolve any internal democratic differences.
8. IGP Bans unapproved uniforms
The Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mr Usman Baba, has issued an immediate ban on police officers on duty wearing unapproved uniforms. CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the Acting Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), made this know in Abuja on Saturday.
9. APC Crisis Deepens As INEC Rejects Governor Sani-Bello’s Leadership
Following the refusal of the Independent National Electoral Commission to recognise the acting Chairman of the party, Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger State, an attempt by some governors of the All Progressives Congress to sack the Chairman, Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the APC, Governor Mai Mala Buni, appears to have hit a brick wall.
The officials pleaded not to be named disclosed that Sani-Bello had on Wednesday written to INEC in his capacity as the acting national chairman of the APC’s Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) inviting the commission to their National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting scheduled for next week Thursday via zoom.
10. No Progress Yet – ASUU Laments
Prof Emmanuel Osodeke, the National President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, says “nothing tangible has been done” two days before the warning strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities expires. On Saturday, he gave an interview.
11. A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered that Ahmed Lawal Kure, the Managing Director of the Assets Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON), be charged in connection with the alleged seizure of NICON Insurance Ltd’s assets.