Nigerian Newspapers 10 things you need to know this Tuesday morning

Nigerian Newspapers 10 things you need to know this Tuesday morning

Happy morning! The summary from Nigerian Newspapers for today is as follows:

  1. Yesterday, Sonia Ekweremadu, the daughter of former Nigerian Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu, made a public plea for kidney donation. The request was made by the lawmaker’s daughter while her parents were having difficulties trying to rescue her.

  2. Mr. Peter Obi, the Labour Party’s nominee for president, stated that no one will be chosen since the election is not based on race or religion. Mr. Obi pledged to sign a performance agreement with the Nigerian Labour Congress during his Monday address at the Labour Party Leadership Retreat in Abuja in order to ensure that the ideas created at the retreat are carried out exactly as they were intended.

  3. The vice-presidential candidate for the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Kashim Shettima, has referred to Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as a political tourist who only visits the nation during elections and departs for Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to unwind afterward.

  4. Rotimi Akeredolu, the governor of Ondo State, has apologized to Christian clerics for the All Progressives Congress’ Muslim-Muslim presidential ticket. The governor also pleaded with them in a statement on Monday to aid in educating their supporters about the necessity of forgiving and giving the party another opportunity.

  5. Two people perished in the flood that swept through Alimosho LG in Lagos State on Monday, submerging many towns. In a statement, Ibrahim Farinloye, the Lagos territorial coordinator for the National Emergency Management Agency, said that the flood brought on by the State’s Iyana Ipaja and Command areas washed away the victims.

  6. Yesterday, the Senate gave security forces the go-ahead to hunt down and prosecute oil thieves. The legislators bemoaned the enormous loss of crude oil due to illegal bunkering in the Niger Delta and the effect on the economy during a meeting with military and intelligence leaders to discuss progress achieved in the battle against insecurity.

  7. Due to SERAP’s unsuccessful request to join the lawsuit, the hearing in the Federal Government’s lawsuit against the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has been postponed until September 16. The National Industrial Court (NIC), which is hearing the matter, has instructed the parties to exchange their procedures and file documents before the delayed date.

  8. Chibuike Amaechi, the former minister of transportation, has come under fire from Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike, who called him a complete failure who should not speak in public. According to the governor, throughout his seven years in office, Amaechi failed to secure any significant projects for Rivers State.

  9. Because one of the sons of Oba G.O. Olukunle, the traditional ruler of Gbokoto land in Ogun State, attempted to kill his father, the Ogun State Police Command has initiated a manhunt for him. According to the authorities, the quest got urgent when six of the alleged assassins who were detained while attempting to kill the king made confessional remarks.

  10. The Rev. Bung Dong’s kidnapping in the Plateau State hamlet of Ganawuri’s Riyom Local Government Area has been officially confirmed by the state’s Police Command. In Jos on Monday, DSP Alfred Alabo, the State’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), verified the event to reporters.