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Nigerian Newspapers: Headlines that will interest you today, Tuesday



Good day, good citizens of Nigeria. Here are headlines from Nigerian Newspapers that may interest you today, Tuesday, June 28, 2022.

1. Supreme Court crisis: NBA wants ex-CJN probed, Ariwoola sworn in, workers demand autonomy [Punch Newspaper]

A few hours after resigning from office, Senior Advocates of Nigeria, lawyers, civil right groups and some branches of the Nigerian Bar Association on Monday called for the probe of the erstwhile Chief Justice of Nigeria, Ibrahim Muhammad.

They unanimously said that the allegations against the former CJN should not be swept under the carpet. Read more.

2. Ekweremadu: Organ donor not a minor, he’s 21 years old — Immigration [NewsWireNGR]

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has denied the claim that David Nwamini, who was allegedly trafficked to the United Kingdom for organ harvesting by former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu is a minor.

According to the NIS, Nwamini who allegedly claimed to be a minor after he arrived in the UK where he was to donate his kidney to Ekweremadu’s daughter was born on October 12, 2000. Read more.

3. By every standard, Kwankwaso can not be the running mate to Peter Obi – Abdulmumin Jibrin [NewsWireNGR]

Aformer member of the House of Representatives Abdulmumin Jibrin has ruled out speculations that Rabiu Kwankwaso will be a running mate to Peter Obi.

He said this during an interview on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics amid reports that the New Nigeria’s Peoples Party (NNPP) presidential candidate is in talks with Obi over a planned merger. Read more.

4. Insecurity: CDS slams Zamfara governor for encouraging citizens to carry arms [NewsWireNGR]

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Lucky Irabor, on Monday, faulted the call by Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara to people of the state to bear arms to defend themselves against bandits.

Irabor said the call was not right, as the armed forces and other security agencies were there to handle the challenges. Read more.

5. Ogun workers declare indefinite strike over deduction, pension [NewsWireNGR]

The Organised Labour in Ogun on Monday directed workers in the state’s payroll to immediately proceed on indefinite strike action from June 28.

The leadership of the organised labour, comprising the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and Joint Negotiating Committee (JNC), declared the strike while addressing workers at the Arcade ground of the state Secretariat, Okemosan, Abeokuta. Read more.

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