Nigerian Newspapers: 11 things you need to know this Tuesday morning

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For Today  –  Good morning to you, and welcome to the Ejes Gist Nigeria Daily Newspaper Headline Of Today, Tuesday, April 5, 2022,

Hello and good morning! Today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers is as follows:

1.Abuja Chief Imam, Sheikh Nuru Khalid sacked for criticising Buhari

Imam Nuru Khalid’s employment at the National Assembly Mosque, Zone E, Apo Legislators’ Quarters, Gudu District, Abuja, was terminated yesterday. During a sermon last week in Abuja, Nuru Khalid chastised the for failing to control the country’s rising instability and killings.

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2. Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has stated his desire to run for the Edo North Senatorial constituency in the Senate. At his country house in Iyamho, Etsako West Local Government of Edo State, Oshiomhole made the announcement on his 70th birthday.

3. On the Abuja-Kaduna highway, bandits stormed some homes in Anguwar Maji, Jere town, and abducted 22 residents. This occurred less than 24 hours after Usman Alkali Baba, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), paid a visit to the roadway.

4. FG Orders SIM Cards Without NIN to be Blocked Immediately

Telecommunications companies have been directed by the federal government to block all outbound calls from Subscriber Identification Module cards that have not been linked to a National Identification Number (NIN). MTN, Globacom, Airtel, and 9mobile are among the telecommunications companies.

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5. Sheikh Nuru Khalid : Sacked Abuja Chief Imam gets new appointment

Sheikh Muhammad Nuru Khalid, the former Chief Imam of the National Assembly Legislative Quarters Mosque, says his dismissal was a price he paid for Nigerians without a voice. Sheikh stated he was granted a new post in a new Jum’mat Mosque behind the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN Quarters, Abuja, in an interview yesterday.

6. The Academic Staff Union of Universities, or ASUU, has informed the Federal Government that it will be unable to combat the country’s rising insecurity as long as students are “kept at home.” Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, the President of ASUU, revealed this on Tuesday.

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7. On Tuesday, President Muhammadu Buhari joined the Muslim faithful at the State House Mosque to commemorate the start of Ramadan Tafsir, the Qur’an’s interpretation and explanation.

8. Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has promised to revive the late Moshood Abiola’s (MKO) visions, which are bringing hope to Nigerians and bridging all gaps for a flourishing country. Bello stated this to journalists in Abuja after formally declaring his intention to run for President in 2023 at Eagle Square in Abuja on April 2.

9. The Federal Government has announced that beginning June this year, two million people will receive almost N20 billion in basic and conditional cash transfers through the National Cash Transfer Programme.

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10. Three siblings who were reported missing from an Abuja school two weeks ago have been discovered. It was previously reported that their mother, Joy Ani, had gone to take them up from their school, Star Heritage Academy, in the ECWA One district of Kabusa, but they had vanished.

11. 40 days of Russia’s war against Ukraine in photos.

April 4 marks 40 days of Russia’s barbarous war in Ukraine.

The extent of Russia’s cruelty against Ukrainians, however, was discovered just two days ago.

On April 2, Ukrainian forces regained control of Bucha, a town northwest of Kyiv, revealing the many horrific atrocities of Russia’s weeks-long occupation.

Hundreds of civilian residents were found dead on the streets, by their homes and in mass graves.

Following one of the darkest days of the war, one that truly shocked the Ukrainian nation and the whole world, President Volodymyr Zelensky gave the kind of address that “presidents don’t usually give.”

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“Concentrated evil has come to our land,” he said. “Murderers, butchers, rapists, looters, who call themselves an army and who deserve only to die after what they have done.”

Since Moscow unleashed its all-out war on Ukraine on Feb. 24, at least 1,232 civilian Ukrainians have been killed, according to the United Nations. The actual figures, however, are expected to be much higher, as casualties from front-line areas aren’t counted due to a lack of data.

At least 161 children have been killed and 264 injured by Russia’s war, according to Ukraine’s Prosecutor General’s Office.

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Bodies lie on a street in Bucha, northwest of Kyiv, as Ukrainian forces retook control of the town on April 2, 2022 following weeks of Russian occupation. (AFP via Getty Images)
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A cyclist rides past buildings on fire following an artillery fire in Kharkiv, a regional capital in northeastern Ukraine, on March 25, 2022. (AFP/Getty Images)

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Rescuers remove rubble from the Mykolaiv Regional State Administration building where at least 35 people were killed by a Russian cruise missile attack on April 1, 2022, in Mykolaiv, a regional capital in southern Ukraine. (The Washington Post/Getty Images)
A partially buried body is seen in a mass grave in the town of Bucha, northwest of Kyiv, on April 3, 2022. Hundreds of killed civilians were found in the town after Ukrainian forces retook it following weeks of Russian occupation. (AFP/Getty Images)

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