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Top Nigerian Newspapers Headlines For Today, Tuesday, 7th May, 2019

Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today Tuesday, 7th May 2019

  1. UNGA President Arrives Nigeria On Working Visit

The President of the United Nations General Assembly, María Garces has arrived in Nigeria on a working visit.

She alongside her delegation were received on Monday by officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the United Nations office in Abuja.

  1. Kano State Assembly Moves To Break Kano Emirate Into Four

Kano State House of Assembly has yesterday initiated a move to create four additional Emirate Councils in the State that would elevate the current status of some District Heads to First Class Emirs.

The current debate came on the heels of a petition presented to the House by Salisu Ibrahim Chambers, seeking the nod of the legislators to accede to the demand.

  1. Kwara REC Reveals How Politicians Tried To Bribe Him During 2019 Elections

More than two months after the 2019 Elections, Mallam Garba Madami, Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Kwara State on Monday spoke on how he resisted bribe offered by politicians during the process.

It is reported that Madami made this known to newsmen after his daughter’s wedding in Minna.

  1. Nigerian Army Bans Okada In Seven States

The Nigerian Army on Sunday announced the ban on the use of motorcycles also called Okada from operating in some locations in certain North West states.

The Army disclosed that its action is targeted at ending the spate of banditry, kidnapping and other criminal activities ravaging the zone.

  1. Sokoto State To Spend N380 Million On 2019 Ramadan Feeding Progamme

The Sokoto State government has earmarked N380 million on this year’s Ramadan feeding programme. Governor Aminu Tambuwal disclosed Sunday afternoon in Sokoto.

He said an increase was approved from the previous N300 million for the programme in order to create additional feeding centres in the state.

  1. Royal Baby: Meghan Markle And Prince Harry Announce The Birth Of Their Baby Boy

Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle have announced the birth of their first child, a baby boy on Monday, 6th May, 2019.

According to information put out by the royal family, the Duchess and baby are both doing well.

  1. Sister Of Assistant Registrar Kidnapped As Bandits Attack Plateau Polytechnic

Unknown gunmen have again attacked Plateau Polytechnic Staff quarters located at Heipang in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of the state.

The attack which occurred in the early hours of Monday, the gunmen kidnapped a lady identified as the younger sister of the institution’s Assistant Registrar, Mr Ezekiel Rangs.

  1. Osun Gov’ship Election: Police Arrest Senator Adeleke

The Nigeria Police have detained the governorship candidate of the PDP in the 2018 election in Osun state, Senator Ademola Adeleke (PDP-Osun West).

In a statement on Monday, the campaign organisation said Adeleke had honoured an invitation at the force headquarters in Abuja before he was detained.

  1. Ohanaeze accuses state governors of aiding insecurity

In respect to the insecurity situation in Nigeria, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, an apex Igbo socio-culture group, on Monday accused some state governors and elite of being responsible for the insecurity.

Chuks Ibegbu, Deputy National Publicity Secretary, stated that governors, elites and the corrupt system in the country has lead to the unemployment of the youth, hence, the high level of insecurity.

  1. Why We Arrested PDP’s Adeleke – Nigeria Police

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF), on Monday night, said Ademola Adeleke, the lawmaker representing Osun west senatorial district, was detained in connection with ongoing criminal investigations against him.

U-Rock News Desk had reported earlier that Adeleke, who was the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2018 governorship election in Osun state, southwest Nigeria, was detained by the police.

That’s the top Nigerian newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on U-Rock. See you again tomorrow.

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