Nigerian newspapers: 10 issues it is advisable to know this Sunday morning

Good morning! Right here is immediately’s abstract from Nigerian Newspapers:

1. Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, has described the assault on his convoy on Friday as most unlucky. He, nevertheless, stated it might not deter his plan to make sure all Internally Displaced Individuals, IDPs, return to their properties after a protracted keep within the camps to be able to resume their actions as free and never restricted folks.

2. The Federal Authorities has defined how the latest hike in gas worth will profit Nigerians. Minister of Data, Lai Mohammed, whereas addressing newsmen in Lagos on Saturday stated not like well-liked opinions, the federal government isn’t insensitive to Nigerians, including that the complete deregulation of the petroleum sector and the service-based electrical energy tariff adjustment will in the long term profit the abnormal folks.

3. The Police in Borno State on Saturday confirmed the loss of life of eight personnel and three members of the Civilian Joint Process Drive within the assault on the convoy of officers of Borno State Authorities. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the command, DSP Edet Okon, who disclosed this in a press release launched in Maiduguri, additionally stated 13 others had been injured.

4. The Nationwide Government Council of the Unbiased Petroleum Entrepreneurs Affiliation of Nigeria (IPMAN), on Saturday, stated its members wouldn’t partake within the proposed strike by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC). The Nationwide Public Relations Officer of IPMAN, Alhaji Yakubu Suleiman, made this identified in a press release issued in Lagos. He said that the nationwide physique of the affiliation had instructed all IPMAN members to proceed with their regular companies whereas NLC goes forward with the strike.

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5. President Muhammadu Buhari has described the ambush on the entourage of Umar Babagana Zulum, the Governor of Borno State as an orchestrated sabotage towards the lengthy deliberate return of displaced individuals to their native communities. This was contained in a press release signed by Garba Shehu, the President’s Spokesman.

6. A former Minister of Schooling (State), Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi, on Saturday, reacted to the report that 4 employees of Signatious Resort had been allegedly stripped bare, photographed, arrested and dragged earlier than a Justice of the Peace Court docket in Effurun, Uvwie Native Authorities Space of Delta State over lacking cash. Whereas addressing the media on the matter, he denied any involvement within the act, saying none of his kids had a hand within the act, which he claimed was politically motivated.

7. Reno Omokri, an elsed presidential spokesman has referred to as on the President Muhammadu Buhari to refund the Nationwide Treasury the price of utilizing the Presidential Jet for his Private Assistant’s wedding ceremony. President Buhari’s assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad wedded in Katsina on Friday and the Presidential Jet was stated to have been used to ferry him and others within the Presidential Villa to the venue. However Omokri believes {that a} Presidential jet isn’t the property of the President however of the nation, to be used in ferrying him (the President) backward and forward his official features.

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8. Nigeria’s Israel Adesanya has referred to as out Jared Cannonier as his subsequent opponent, after he knocked out Brazilian Paulo Costa within the second spherical on Sunday, to retain his UFC middleweight title in Abu Dhabi. The win was his 20th skilled MMA victory, with the UFC star but to style defeat.

9. The Arewa Consultative Discussion board (ACF), has described the Friday’s assault on Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum’s convoy, as “alarming”. ACF, in a press release signed by its Nationwide Publicity Secretary, Mr. Emmanuel Yawe on Saturday in Kaduna, condemned the recent assault, saying that the terrorists had been concentrating on Zulum as a result of he was elevating hope in a demoralized nation.

10. Nigeria’s COVID-19 circumstances have reached 58,198 with 49,722 sufferers discharged from numerous isolation centres throughout the nation. The Nigeria Centre for Illness Management (NCDC) revealed on its official Twitter that 136 new circumstances of the infections with three deaths have been recorded within the nation as of Saturday. The well being company stated that the brand new infections had been reported from 13 states, whereas 116 sufferers had been discharged.

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