Nigerian Newspapers Headlines for August 7 2022: Top Stories You Need To Know This Sunday Morning

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines for August 7 2022: Top Stories You Need To Know This Sunday Morning

Nigerian Newspapers

These are the Top newspaper headlines in Nigeria for today;

Osun: APC, Oyetola File Case At Election Petitions Tribunal

Following the outcome of the July 16 governorship election in Osun, Governor Adegboyega Oyetola and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Friday filed a petition before the Election Petition Tribunal sitting at the State High Court, Osogbo.

Kidnapped Ondo Traditional Ruler, Others Regain Freedom

The traditional head of lku quarters in lkare Akoko area of Ondo state, Chief Mukaila Bello and three other indigenes of the town abducted three days ago have regained their freedom.

The abductors were said to have contacted the families of the victims, demanding a sum of N50million random

The families of the victims had pleaded to the kidnappers to reduce the ransom.

Why Ibom Air A220 Passengers Disembark at the Cargo Apron of MMIA
n a statement signed by the General Manager, Marketing and Communications, Aniekan Essienette, the airline explained that the 10:30 am flight from Abuja with 128 passengers and crew had to abort taxing to the domestic terminal and disembarked the passengers at the cargo apron of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos from where they were moved by buses to the domestic terminal, MMA2.

Tafa Balogun, Former Inspector-General of Police Buried in Ila-Orangun, Osun
Former Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Tafa Balogun, was buried in his country home of Ila-Orangun, Osun, on Saturday.

Balogun was appointed Nigeria’s 21st Inspector-General of Police on March 6, 2002. He left the office in 2005.

He passed on in Lagos on Thursday, four days to his 75th birthday.

Insurgency: NDA Modifies Curriculum – Prepares Cadets for Asymmetric War Mode
The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) has modified its curriculum for the regular cadet training to address security challenges currently facing the nation.

Brig.-Gen. Emmanuel Emekah, the Director, Military Training of the academy said this on Saturday in Jos at the on-going “Exercise Camp Highland’’ being conducted at the 69th Regular Cadets Course.

He said the modification had brought about a paradigm shift focusing on asymmetric warfare as opposed to conventional warfare.

Buhari flags off flood, erosion control project in Rivers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday flagged off the multi-million naira flood and erosion control project in Omoku community of Rivers.

Buhari said at the inauguration at the Federal College of Education (Technical), Omoku, that the project when completed would end perennial flooding in the institution.

Finance: Lagos Assembly begins probe of LGs, LCDAs accounts
Fatai noted that the probe by the Joint Committee on Public Account (Local) and Committee on Local Government Administration and Community Affairs had begun oversight functions to ensure acceptability.

“The exercise was to evaluate the 20 Local Government Councils, LGs and 37 LCDAs in the state.

” This is the first phase and it is to run till Thursday, with Kosofe LG, Agboyi-Ketu LCDA, Ikosi-Isheri LCDA, Yaba LG, Lekki LG, Ibeju-Lekki LCDA, Imota LCDA, Epe LG, Isolo LG, Lagos-Island LCDA, Itire-Ikate LCDA amongst others.

Ogun APC Bombs Amosun, Says Ex-Gov Suffering From Political Amnesia, Deserves Pity

The All-Progressives Congress (APC), Ogun State Chapter has described the immediate past governor of the state and the Senator representing Ogun Central Senatorial District, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, as one who is suffering from “political amnesia and out-of-office loneliness.”

The party consequently called on the public to pray for him.

The APC, in a statement issued in Abeokuta on Saturday by its Publicity Secretary, Tunde Oladunjoye, faulted the comment reportedly credited to Amosun that the incumbent governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, did not win the 2019 governorship election.

Buhari Seeks Information From Public To Curb Killings In South-East

The incessant killings in the South-East region of Nigeria have drawn the ire of President Muhammadu Buhari.

President Buhari on Saturday spoke on the back of the killing of non-indigenes and law enforcement officials by terrorists in the South-East.

The latest killing came after four police officials were killed in Imo on Saturday after gunmen attacked a police statio

EPL Round-Up: Chelsea, Tottenham Secure Wins As Nunez Resue Liverpool From Opening Day Defeat At Fulham

Tottenham began their new Premier League season with a comfortable 4-1 home win over Southampton while Chelsea secured a rare away victory at Goodison Park to beat Everton one-nil.

The visitors took a surprise lead in the 12th minute through James Ward-Prowse’s superb downward volley, but the home side equalised just nine minutes later as Ryan Sessegnon scored his first Premier League goal for Spurs with a back-post header.

Antonio Conte’s side went ahead in the 31st minute as Eric Dier’s clever glancing header – his first goal in three years – saw Spurs take a half-time lead.

Gunmen Attack Ceramic Plant in Kogi, Kill Indian, 2 cops, Drivers

The Kogi State Police Command on Saturday confirmed the killing of five persons following an attack by gunmen at the West Africa Ceramics Company in Ajaokuta

The police in a statement said the attack took place at about 8pm.

One Indian expatriate, two police inspectors and two company drivers were said to have died in the attack.

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