Hello and good morning! Today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers is as follows:
- President Muhammadu Buhari condemned the incessant attacks and killings by bandits in Zamfara, Kaduna, and other northern states yesterday. In a statement signed by Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, the military was asked to crush the offenders.
At the weekend, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo stated that the Federal Government will employ a common-sense strategy to help 100 million Nigerians escape poverty. He made this statement at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, where he presided over the inaugural meeting of the National Steering Committee of the National Poverty Reduction with Growth Strategy.
An alleged cult celebration turned bloody at Ugbokpo community in Apa Local Government Area of Benue State, with at least one person feared killed and another injured. Ameh Akoche, the Council Chairman of Apa LGA, acknowledged the occurrence, stating the deceased had been buried and that normalcy had restored to the area.
Bandits have kidnapped six people, including children, in the Milgoma community of Kaduna State’s Sabon Gari Local Government Area. ASP Mohammed Jalige, the Public Relations Officer of the Kaduna Police Command, verified the occurrence.
Yohana Isheme and his wife, Noami Yohana, were kidnapped in the Ukya Sabo community of Nasarawa’s Toto local government area. According to Samuel, a resident of Ukya Sabo, the incident occurred around 1 a.m. on Saturday.
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The decision The All Progressives Congress (APC) has indefinitely postponed its ward to national congresses. This was stated in a letter dated July 6, 2021, addressed to the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and signed by Governor Mai Mala Buni and Senator John James Akpanudoedehe, respectively, as Chairman and Secretary of the APC Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee.
Abubakar Sani Bello, the governor of Niger State, says he inherited many challenges from the state government hospitals when he took office. He addressed during a memorial lecture on Saturday in honour of Dr. Ibrahim Babamini Sule, the state’s late former Commissioner of Health and Hospital Services.
Residents of Jalingo metropolis, Taraba State’s capital, have recalled their losses as a result of the destruction wreaked by early morning rains on Saturday. Yesterday’s rain, which began around 4 a.m. and lasted several hours, destroyed several valuables.
- President Muhammadu Buhari expressed sorrow over the death of Malam Muhammadu Maigari, also known as Muhammadu Musawa, a prominent community leader and a classmate in college. Mallam Garba Shehu, his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, said as much in a statement.
Yorubaland’s Aare Onakakanfo, Otunba Gani Adams, has pleaded with traditional rulers, southwest political leaders, and governors to forgive Chief Sunday Adeyemo, aka Sunday Igboho, the embattled Yoruba Nation agitator. In a popular video, Adams chastised Igboho for employing ineffective tactics to demand self-determination.
11N Kanu’s Successor Emerges on Radio Biafra (See Details)
After the head of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, was arrested by security operatives, a successor in the person of Simon Ekpa has emerged to continue overseeing the activities of Radio Biafra.
The appointment of the successor was revealed in a Facebook post by Ekpa, who stated that Kanu had instructed him to take over the radio station’s operations and continue daily broadcasts.
Following his re-arrest by security personnel and deportation back to Nigeria, Kanu is currently in the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS).
12 Fulani Group To Southern Govs: Ban Open Grazing And Lose 2023 Presidency
A pan-Fulani group, the Gan Allah Fulani Development Association (GAFDAN), has cautioned Southern governors against banning open grazing in September.
Ejes Gist Naija News reports that the Southern governors had come out with some serious resolutions at a meeting held in Lagos on Monday.
The resolutions include the September 1 deadline to end open grazing in the southern part of the country and the rotation of the presidency to the South in 2023.
In an interview with Nigerian Tribune, the National Secretary of GAFDAN, Ibrahim Abdullahi, described the open grazing deadline handed down by the Southern governors as a call for anarchy.
13. ‘I Am Disappointed’- Daddy Freeze Reacts As Oyedepo, Adeboye, CAN, Shun TB Joshua’s Burial
Controversial media personality and leader of the Free the Sheeple Movement, Daddy Freeze has expressed disappointment over the absence of top Nigerian pastors at late TB Joshua’s funeral which held on Friday, 9th July
Ejes Gist Naija News recalls that TB Joshua died after a church service at SCOAN on June 5. He was aged 57.
Ejes Gist Naija News understands that top Nigerian Pastors such as, Enoch Adeboye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God; Pastor Sam Adeyemi of Daystar Christian Centre; Bishop David Oyedepo of the Living Faith Church also known as Winners Chapel; W.F Kumuyi of Deeper Life Church; Paul Enenche of Dunamis Church; and Lazarus Mouka of the Mountain of Fire Church.