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1. Gov. Bindow reacts to ban on ‘Okada’

Governor Muhammadu Bindow of Adamawa State has urged residents of the state to endure the recent ban on motorcycles, describing the step as “a necessary sacrifice aimed at improving security of lives and property.”

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the Adamawa Police Command had recently announced a ban on the use of motorcycles throughout the state, citing security reasons.

Bindow, in a statement on Tuesday in Yola, said that the ban was a product of consultations among service commanders in the state.

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2. What happened in court during hearing on suit to disqualify Buhari, Atiku

The Federal High Court Abuja, has fixed June 27, to hear a suit challenging the campaign funding of President Muhammadu Buhari, and the Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar in their 2019 campaigns.

NAN reports that the suit was filed by the presidential candidate of the National Rescue Movement (NRM), Usman Alhaji, asking the court to nullify the participation of Buhari and Atiku in Feb. 23 Presidential poll.

Alhaji prayed the court to disqualify Buhari and Atiku because they spent above the amount provided for by the Electoral Act in their campaigns.

3. Suspected cultists launch attack on Ibadan Polytechnic, vandalise 6 cars, 2 tricycles [PHOTOS]

Some people suspected to be cultists numbering three, Tuesday afternoon launched an attack on the Polytechnic Ibadan campus.

The suspected cultists during the invasion of the campus, vandalised six cars and two tricycles belonging to some staff of the institution and commercial operators.

The Tuesday’s attack on the campus is coming few hours after the management of the institution announced that the students who are currently on mid-semester break are to resume tomorrow (Wednesday).

4. Release bailout funds – CAN tells Buhari govt

The Kogi chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), has urged the Federal Government to release the N30.8 billion balance of bailout fund to the state government to enable it settle salaries, pensions and gratuity.

Dr John Ibenu, its chairman, made the call on Tuesday in Lokoja, in a speech to accept his re-election to lead the body.

“I want to make a special appeal to President Muhammadu Buhari to release the outstanding balance of N30.8 billion bailout fund to enable the government meet its financial obligations to workers and pensioners.

5. Nigerian govt moves to sack unqualified teachers

The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, on Tuesday, directed the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) to sack unqualified teachers across the country.

Adamu stated this in Jos, the Plateau State capital, during the 6th induction ceremony of 400 newly graduated teachers trained by the University of Jos.

The Minister, who spoke through the Registrar and Chief Executive, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) Prof. Josiah Ajiboye, said “The Honourable Minister of Education Mallam Adamu Adamu has directed the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) that after December 31 2019, all those teaching without the requisite qualification should be disengaged.”

6. Leadership tussle: Crisis hits Jigawa Assembly, mace destroyed

Crisis on Tuesday hit the Jigawa State House of Assembly over an attempt to amend the 2015 House Standing Rule aimed ‎ at regulating some problems in the house.

DAILY POST gathered that the trouble started when the Speaker of the House, Alhaji Isa Idris, announced the decision to amend the house standing rule that stipulates that all former assembly speakers and deputy speakers‎ cannot vie for the position of speaker again in subsequent assemblies.

The proposed amended rule will also disqualify any principal officer that was suspended or impeached to re-contest for the position of speaker again.

7. Fani-Kayode reacts to presidency’s comment that Miyetti Allah is like Afenifere, Ohanaeze

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister, has reacted to comment by presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, that Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, is like Afenifere and Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo socio-cultural groups and thus should not be criminalised.

Shehu also defended the meeting between the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu and the leadership of the Miyetti Allah.

“It is a mistake to say the Nigerian government is talking to bandits”, he said.

8. BREAKING: FG drags Amaju Pinnick, four others to court for alleged corruption

The Federal Government has dragged the President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, and four others to court for allegedly misappropriating $8,400 belonging to the football body.

The four other suspects are NFF Secretary, Sunusi Mohammed; the 1st Vice-President, Seyi Akinwumi; the 2nd Vice-President, Shehu Dikko and an Executive member, Yusuff Fresh.

DAILY POST reports that the charges against them were filed by the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP), led by Okoi Obono-Obla,

9. Presidency speaks on IG of Police meeting with Miyetti Allah, offering them N100b

The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has said that Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, is like Afenifere and Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo socio-cultural groups and thus should not be criminalised.

Shehu also defended the meeting between the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu and the leadership of the Miyetti Allah.

Speaking on Channels TV’s Sunrise Daily on Tuesday, the presidential spokesman told Nigerians not to politicise the meeting.

10. IGP Adamu speaks on offering bandits, kidnappers N100billion

Acting Inspector General (I-G) of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has denied the allegation that the Federal Government offered to pay Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) N100 billion to stop kidnapping in the country.

Adamu denied the allegation on Tuesday in Abuja while speaking with newsmen shortly after a closed-door session that lasted more than 2 hours at the Senate.

Following report in the social media, the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) had frowned at an alleged plan by the Federal Government to appease MACBAN with N100 billion to set up cattle ranches for their livestock, describing the action as a constitutional crime.

 

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Punch Newspapers Headlines Today Monday 20th, May 2019

Gunmen invade hotel football viewing centre, kill one, injure many

Thousands expected to protest Alabama abortion law

Google honours Samuel Okwaraji on 55th posthumous birthday

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Man City stars salute departing legend Kompany

Gunmen kill 19 at fish market in DRCongo

Ozil dines with Turkeys Erdogan during Ramadan iftar

May to make MPs a final bold offer on Brexit deal

`For Sale sign on moving vehicles illegal, says FCT VIO

Nadal beats Djokovic to win ninth Rome title

Only those who support islamisation agenda will criticise Obasanjo, Fani-Kayode tells Lamido

Ill end Apapa gridlock within my first 60 days in office Sanwo-Olu

UN peacekeeping: Nigerian soldier killed in Mali

NHRC, Abuja agencies agree on suspending nightclub raids

HDP disowns presidential candidates suit seeking to stop Buharis inauguration

Football: Italian Serie A table

VIDEO: Worshippers give Buhari Rock Star treatment at Umrah

Bomb blast hits tourist bus near Egypt pyramids, injuring 17

Injured Maradona unable to attend Cannes film festival

FIFA U-20 World Cup: Flying Eagles arrive Poland

Football: Spanish La Liga table

Atiku demands N500m, written apology from Buharis aide, Lauretta Onochie, for tweeting lies about him

UEFA unveils fans first Euro 2020 ticket policy

Sudan protesters insist on civilian head for new governing body

Bale bows out on bench as Real Madrid blow season finale

Pliskova sweeps past Konta to win Italian Open

My wife lied about her name first time we met in UK Oloye Lekan Alabi

Wilder retains WBC heavyweight title with brutal first round KO

Lassa Fever: Kebbi govt confirms six cases, one death

Raising the bar of governance by making political offices less attractive

Dealing with a talkative partner

Man Citys beating heart Kompany to leave club

Making it in Nigeria without travelling abroad

Its difficult stopping people from applying urine, breast milk, others to their eyes Amaranna Nkali

Speaking truth has landed me in trouble many times Prof, 81

Sedentary lifestyle, processed red meat, lack of exercise trigger colon cancer Expert

The darkest hour

Therell be no farming in Zamfara unless more soldiers are deployed Emir of Anka

Sacked workers sat for exams, passed interviews Fayoses aide

No employment, cronies were installed to cause crisis Fayemis commissioner

Govs who enjoy life pension pressured Dickson to reject same for us Bayelsa Speaker, Benson

LG allocations: Govs disagree with NFIU, NULGE backs agency

NGO seeks help for the poor

EFCC confirms Covenant varsity accountants arrest over theft

Multiple registrations: After JAMB, FG orders other exam bodies to sanitise process

Do not play with leg swelling

Lawals doggedness

When Banana Islands big boys gathered

Ex-govs are turning Senate to their political burial ground Sen. Nkechi Nwaogu

Between Okorocha and Fani-Kayode

Guardian Newspapers Headlines Today Monday 20th, May 2019

Uniuyo student drowns in hotel swimming pool

Fayemi presents staff of office to new Ekiti monarch

Police arrests fake soldier, serial robber

It’s a sky blue world’: City hailed as England’s best ever

Lamido cautions Obasanjo over alleged plot to islamise Nigeria through Boko Haram

Bannon presence raises hackles in France ahead of Europe polls

Eight Destinations Perfect For Bachelorette Parties

Nadal beats Djokovic to win ninth Rome title

Adamawa pilgrims to pay least Hajj fare ‘ Executive Secretary

Godfatherism comment: Mind your business, Salvador tells El-Rufai

Atiku threatens to sue Buhari’s aide over ‘damaging’ Twitter post

Atiku demands public apology from Presidential aide over alleged defamation

Saudi Arabia imposed tax on e-cigarettes, soft drinks

Police kill suspected kidnapper of UBEC Chairman

Trump calls pro-impeachment Republican ‘total lightweight

NNPC to inaugurate largest LPG storage in Benin

FIFA U-20 World Cup: Flying Eagles arrive in Poland

Thousands expected to protest Alabama abortion law

Gunmen kill 19 at fish market in northeast DR Congo

Blast hits Egypt tourist bus, 17 injured

Flatter You: Fashion That Transcends Age, Body Size And Gender

`For Sale’ sign on moving vehicles illegal

Zimbabwe secures $500m loan to ease dollar shortages

Pliskova sweeps past Konta to win Italian Open

City stars salute departing ‘legend’ Kompany

UEFA unveils ‘fans first’ Euro 2020 ticket policy

Ozil dines with Turkey’s Erdogan during Ramadan iftar

Find Out The Popular TV Show Julia Roberts Has Never Watched

Bale bows out on bench as Madrid blow season finale

Saudi calls for urgent Arab talks over Iran tensions

Avengers’ Star To Go Under Cover In Comedy Cop Flick

India gender-row sprinter Chand says she is gay

Huawei will not bow to US pressure

Swiss vote to tighten gun laws, safeguard EU relations: early results

2019 Emmy Awards: Donald Glover’s “Guava Island” Out of Race

Austrian president calls for September snap elections

Lassa Fever: Kebbi Government confirms 6 cases, one death

Yemi Alade: The Rise Of A Woman of Steel

Vincent Kompany joins Anderlecht as player-manager

After the Moon, people on Mars by 2033…or 2060

Sudan protesters want civilian as head of new ruling body

Schwarzenegger Attacked at South Africa Sports Event

Captain Kompany to leave Man City

Golden era to brand new dawn: Bayern set for major overhaul

Like champions’ – Dortmund put brave face on title misery

An incredible year’: Guardiola hails City’s history boys

Who Sold Nigeria To The British For 865k In 1899

Monaco victory virtually ensures Ligue 1 safety, Mbappe hits 32nd goal

Vanguard Newspapers Headlines Today Monday 20th, May 2019

Police confirm killing of Igbinedion varsity lecturer ‘ CP

Boko Haram: Speak as statesman, not bigot ‘ Lamido tells Obasanjo

Sanwo-Olu promises technology driven economy

North-west dangerous men : Outrageous tales from the Okada bandit, kidnapper hub

MOON-SIGHTING FOR Ramadan: 60 hours inside Sultan’s palace

Tribunal: NEC disowns presidential candidate

APC is all about Muhammadu Buhari; remove Buhari, APC is finished ‘ MBO Coordinator

Lack of help to one another encouraging poverty in our society ‘CP

Shocker: Schwarzenegger jolted by missed surprise knockout kick from South African

Illegal withdrawals, warehousing of funds ‘ : Buhari goes after govs

UN peacekeeping: Nigerian soldier killed in attacks in Mali

England beat Pakistan in 5th ODI, win series 4-0

Osinbajo pledges slots for NGE at NIPPS

OPEC considers two scenarios to adjust oil production

Fayemi presents staff of office to new Ekiti monarch

Godfatherism comment: Mind your business, Salvador tells El-Rufai

Godfatherism comment: Mind your business, Salvador tells El-Rufai

Indomie kicks-off search for 2019 Heroes Awards

Maltina Teacher of the Year: NB calls for entries

Atiku not in same democratic league with Abiola, Ekwueme ‘ BMO

Students desert hostels in Imo communities over alleged police crackdown, extortion

May 29: Ex-presidential aspirants, others threaten to boycott Buhari’s inauguration

FG disburses N12.7bn to 3 health agencies ‘ Minister

Activist introduces union to Anambra tricycle workers

Police kill ‘Shaho’ kidnap kingpin, nab gang members

Suspected traffic robber killed, another arrested in Lagos

Nigerian Doctor wins ‘Brain Tumor Research’ award in U.S.

I’m committed to your welfare, Shina Peller, assures constituents

Medical practitioners warn against traditional treatment of measles, chicken pox

How to tackle insecurity, crimes ‘ Oyo CJ

Edo traditional rulers pass vote of confidence on Obaseki, APC

Falana asks Buhari to order release of 40 in Navy’s detention

Oloto, 4 others charged with unlawful interference with property

Eze assures monarchs of imminent withdrawal of election petition

Why it’s difficult to arrest, prosecute vote buyers ‘ ICPC

FIFA U-20 World Cup: Flying Eagles arrive in Poland

Oil communities vow to protect Sahara energy’s facilities, operations

117,130.91 POS transactions carried out in first quarter 2019 ‘ NIBSS

Atiku demands N500m from Onochie for defamation

Labour decries coup talks, says Nigerians would resist any military dictatorship

How EFCC arrested 22 internet fraudsters in Sapele

Lassa Fever : 6 cases, one death confirmed in Kebbi

Google doodle celebrates posthumous birthday of late Samuel Okwaraji

Coaches salaries: Why sponsors are withholding funds ‘ NFF

Man United fans want Wilfred Ndidi at Old Trafford

Okagbare opens season’s account with 11.07secs

Nabado elected new president of Nigeria’s handball coaches body

Tell us the truth, politician urges clerics

2019 Hajj : Nasarawa pilgrims to pay N1.5m as fare

Leadership Newspapers Headlines Today Monday 20th, May 2019

Police Kill Suspected Kidnapper Of UBEC Chairman

Osinbajo Pledges Slots For NGE At NIPPS

Suspected Traffic Robber Killed, Another Arrested In Lagos

FIFA U-20 World Cup: Flying Eagles Arrive in Poland

NNPC To Inaugurate Largest LPG Storage In Benin

Central Bank Secures $500m Loan To Ease Dollar Shortages

FCT VIO Says `For Sale’ Sign On Moving Vehicles Illegal

Lassa Fever: Kebbi Confirms 6 Cases, One Death

US PGA: Koepka Extends Lead As Woods Misses Cut

The NSITF Imbroglio: The Poverty Of Leadership By NLC

Kenneth Ekhuemelo Emerges Winner Of Hymnodia Season 1

Lojede Set To Shoot Late Thomas Sankara’s Biopic

Wande Coal, Niniola, Skiibi Thrill Fans At Red Night Party

Desperate Search For The Goldmine: Review Of Gold Statue The Movie

Juju Artiste, Alaba Ultimate Set To Release ‘Breakthrough’ Album

Bayern Thrash Frankfurt, Wins 7th Consecutive Bundesliga Title

NHF AGM Ratifies Constitution

WAFU Cup: Super Falcons Beat Cote D’Ivoire On Penalties To Emerge Champions

Emefiele: Where Buhari’s Confidence In Team Work Manifests

The Boy Who Cried Wolf

Tonto Dikeh and Her 40 Seconds Ex

The Things I Do

Jordon Ibe ‘ Nigerian-Born English Player

PMB Needs More Politicians Than Technocrats As Ministers ‘ Okorie

Agony Of Electricity Consumers In Abuja

Reps Speakership: As Clock Ticks Towards Bago

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

Tips Every Woman Should Know Before Colouring Their Hair

Style House Files Presents X Retail: SheTrades Edition

Business Woman Docked For Issuing Dud Cheque

Ramadan: Lawmaker ‘ elect Distributes 510 Bags Of Grains, Sugar To Constituents

New Etsu Pategi Promises To Maintain Peace, Security

Ex- NOA DG Urges Media To Remain Steadfast

Kwara Community Decries Attempt To Distort History

CNN International Commercial Appoints Phil Nelson As Chief Operating Officer

Kwara Students Protest Against Cigarette Factory In Varsity Community

Criticism Good For Human Development ‘ Obasanjo

Ganduje To Present 1, 800 Page Defence Before Tribunal

INEC Supervises FCT School Election

Anambra Police Arrest Robbery Suspect, Rescue Kidnapped Victim

Bandits’ Attacks Claim 11 Inw 5 Katsina Villages

We’ll Bring Those Behind Ariyo Aina’s Murder To Book

Group Advocates For Accessible Drinking Water

CAS Restates Commitment To Provision Of Modern Equipment For NAF

Poll Shows Johnson As Preferred Choice To Succeed May

Local Production Of Herbal Medicines Will Create Employment ‘ Minister

Osun Guber: Adeleke Files Notice Of Appeal At S/Court

Thisday Newspapers Headlines Today Monday 20th, May 2019

Edo Communities Laud Sahara Energy, Vow to Protect Firm’s Facilities, Operations

DMO: Why We Introduced FGN 30-year Bond

WASRA Guidelines on Cross-border Issuance Ready, Says SEC

Dokubo Explains Buhari’s Commitment to Amnesty Programme

Atiku Threatens to Sue Buhari’s Aide over Libellous Publication

Living Faith Church Donates Relief Materials to Nasarawa IDPs

32 Years after, FG Revives Mass Housing Project in Anambra

Intrigues as Gbemisola Saraki Eyes Kwara Ministerial Slot

Giant Steps’ As Rotimi Akeredolu Takes Marijuana to Next Level

Armed Banditry, Kidnapping Stoke Food Crisis Nationwide

Group Donates Mobility Carts to Boko Haram Victims

Taraba to Unveil Legacy Gallery

Is el-Rufai Serious about Kaduna-Abuja Road

Musing at IGP’s ‘Suicidal’ Order

Christian Group Protests Attacks on Southern Kaduna

Education Minister Urges Agencies to Emulate JAMB

Aviation Minister Gives Conditions to Avert Downgrade of Enugu Airport

LGAs Can Exercise Constitutional Powers with N’Assembly, Says Court

Senate Confirmation: A Voteof Confidence on Emefiele

As Central Bank Moves to Finance Creativity

A Case for Stricter Anti-Money Laundering Compliance

The Huge Data Rip-off in Nigeria

Making Oil & Gas Projects Viable in Niger Delta

Piracy: Changing a Wrong Perception of Nigeria

Why NNPC Must be Sold Now!

What Are Bulkachuwas Options

Kogi Governorship and the West/Central Challenge

Edo Politics: Why Political Gluttons want Obasekis Removal

When an Ex-convict Blackmails

Sowumi: Atiku Is More Patriotic Than Those Who Set the Nation…

ANTHONY SANI: Alleged Plans to Oust Buhari Must be Investigated

Enelamah: Weve Reached Point of No Return on Economic Zones Company

Eighth Senate, Ekweremadu and National Security

Ending Environmental Terrorism in Bayelsa the Dickson Way

Presidential Amnesty Programme: Then and Now

Emeka Offor: Celebrating A Conscientious Giver

Talkin about a Revolution

Man City Thrash Watford 6-0, Complete Domestic Treble

Bundesliga: Bayern Trounce Frankfurt, Beat Dortmund to Title

Wilfred Ndidi: Can Leicester Ward-off Man Uniteds Prying Eyes

Massari: Nigeria Will Excel in Africa Track championship

City Target Record Domestic Treble against Watford

A Cure for Many Types Depression

YINKA DAVIES: Being on Stage Helps Me to Think Clearly

Concern Mounts Over Possible Share Manipulation in MTN’s NSE Listing

FG: We Have Credible Evidence Atiku, PDP Want to Subvert Nigeria

NPA Terminates Intels Pilotage Contract over Failure to Remit $145.84m

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1. Niger guber: Tribunal rules in favour of PDP

Niger State governorship election petition tribunal has struck out the application by counsel to the All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship candidate and incumbent governor, Abubakar Bello, seeking to disqualify the lead counsel to the petitioner and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Alhaji Umar Nasko

The lead counsel to Governor Bello and APC, Mr. Samuel Okutepa, SAN, had at the resumed sitting in Minna, sought the tribunal to disqualify Alhaji Abdulmalik Ndayako who is the leading counsel to the PDP candidate on the grounds that he (Ndayako) was the running mate to the petitioner in the election.

Mr. Okutekpa in the application vehemently objected to Abdulmalik Ndayako representing the petitioner, arguing that he was an active participant in the matter that brought about the petition.

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2. Kano: Ganduje dares Emir Sanusi, reveals why he won’t reverse creation of new emirates

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has assured that the newly additional four Emirates have come to stay, insisting that, they were created in good faith without any disdainful treatment to anybody or group of individuals.

He said this on Sunday while insisting that the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi is no longer the only first class monarch in the state.

Reiterating his complete and total support for smooth running of all the newly created Emirates in the state, he further challenged that, “As a son of a Village Head (Dagaci) how can I do something that would jeopardise the corporate existence of our long standing heritage?

3. Nigerian govs warn Buhari govt as direct allocation to LGs begins June

Governors of the 36 States in Nigerian have opposed the Buhari government’s announcement that direct allocation to local government councils will begin June 1.

The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) had announced a ban on transactions on state and local governments joint accounts.

The NFIU also placed a limit on cash withdrawals from local governments accounts to a maximum of N500,000 per day.

4. FG reacts to killing of Nigeria soldier in Mali

The Federal Government has condemned in the strongest term, the attacks on the UN Peace Keepers by unidentified assailants that led to the death of a Nigerian UN peacekeeper in Timbuktu, northern Mali.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said this in a statement by its Acting Spokesperson, Friday Akpan, on Sunday in Abuja

The UN Secretary General, Mr Antonio Gettress, had said the attacks, which occurred in separate incidents in Tessalit and Timbuktu, left four other UN peacekeepers, including another Nigerian injured.

5. Electric cars: What Dino Melaye did to Ben Bruce – Shehu Sani

The lawmaker representing Kaduna Central district at the National Assembly, Shehu Sani, has revealed what happened to Senator Ben Murray Bruce when he introduced the bill for electric cars to the Senate.

DAILY POST had reported that the Senate, rejected a bill seeking to phase out the use of petrol-powered cars in Nigeria and adopt those powered by electricity.

The bill was sponsored by Senator representing Bayelsa East, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce.

In the bill, the lawmaker had argued that it would be cheaper to use electric-powered cars than the current petrol cars being used in Nigeria.

6. Atiku slams N500m suit on Buhari’s aide, Onochie for linking him to terrorists

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has asked Lauretta Onochie, an aide of President Muhammadu Buhari, to tender apology and pay him N500 million for linking him to terrorists.

This was contained in a letter by Mike Ozekhome, lawyer to the presidential candidate.

On May 7, Onochie had tweeted that the former vice-president was on a United Arab Emirates (UAE) watch list.

“Atiku on UAE watchlist- Security sources,” Buhari’s aide tweeted.

“Security operatives in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are keeping a close tab on a former Nigerian Vice Pres Atiku Abubakar who has been in the Middle East nation for several weeks now What is he doing there?

“Me: Shopping for Terrorists?”

7. Transfer: Solskjaer, Woodward clash over Pogba’s move to Real Madrid

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, is prepared to let Paul Pogba join Real Madrid this summer in a £120million move, the UK Sun reports.

Pogba was seen as key to Solskjaer’s rebuilding project at Old Trafford, when he took over last December.

The France midfielder was keen on joining Barcelona last summer and, despite a mid-season upturn in performances, he remains keen on leaving the club and is said to have informed Solskjaer of his desire to join Real Madrid.

United’s executive vice-chairman, Ed Woodward, believes losing Pogba to the Spanish giants would be a major blow to United’s image and reputation across the world.

8. Police arrest school gardener over alleged murder of SS3 Student

The Lagos State Police Command, on Sunday said it arrested a gardener in a secondary school

over an alleged murder of a Senior Secondary school student.
The Command’s spokesman, DSP Bala Elkana confirmed the arrest in a statement on Sunday.

According to Elkana, on May 16, at about 2.40pm, Iponri Police Station received a complaint from Jubril Martins Memorial Grammar School Iponri.

9. Police confirm killing of Igbinedion varsity lecturer in Edo

The Edo Commissioner of Police, Mr Mohammed DanMallam, on Sunday confirmed the killing of a lecturer with the Igbinedion University, Okada, near Benin, by suspected kidnappers.

DanMallam said the lecturer, Kelvin Izebeokhai, was killed in an attempted escape bid when the victims were being marched into the forest by the kidnappers.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that the gunmen were said to be operating near Okada junction along the Benin-Lagos highway.

10. Uniuyo student drowns in hotel swimming pool

A 100 level student of the University of Uyo, identified as Kingsley Etim, reportedly drowned in the swimming pool of De Vegas Paradise Hotel in Uyo, on Saturday during a pool party.

Confirming the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday, Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in Akwa Ibom, SP Odiko Macdon, described the incident as unfortunate.

He said that the Command had commenced preliminary investigation into the matter to unravel more facts concerning the incident, as the police did not foreclose a foul play.

 

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