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, October 4, 2022.

1. PDP crisis: BoT convenes emergency meeting to rescue Atiku’s campaign [Punch Newspaper]

Barring any last-minute change of mind, the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party will this week meet to deliberate on the crisis rocking the party.

This is part of a larger plan to rescue the campaign of the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, following the boycott of its campaign by some aggrieved governors of the party. Read more.

2. Chief medical director arrested for series of serial killings [NewsWireNGR]

A former Chief Medical Director of Kaima General Hospital, Dr. Abass Adio Adeyemi Adebowale is currently in the custody of the Police in Kwara State.

And he is already singing like a canary, confessing to the killing of his girlfriend and burying of another married woman in his office.

Police spokesperson in Kwara State, SP Okasanmi Ajayi disclosed the confession of the suspect.

3. By the end of Buhari’s tenure Nigeria will be safer – Chief of Staff to the President [NewsWireNGR]

Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari has assured Nigerians that the country would be safe by the end of President Muhammadu Buhari’s tenure next year.

Speaking on Sunday October 2, at the 20th convocation lecture of the graduating cadets of regular course 69 of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna, Gambari said the President has consistently supported the nation’s armed forces with the necessary and most sophisticated equipment to enable them to perform their constitutional duties effectively. Read more.

4. 12 communities in Edo State have been submerged in flood as River Niger overflowed its banks [NewsWireNGR]

At least 12 communities in Etsako Central Local Government Area of Edo State have been submerged in flood as River Niger overflowed its banks as a result of torrential rain fall.

The affected communities include Udaba-Ekphei, Anegbette, Ukpeko Orle, Ofukpo, Agbabu, Osomegbe, Udochi, Yelwa, Ake Island and Ifeku Islay.

Residents of these communities had to flee because the water level in most of the communities rose above the window level of their houses. Read more.

5. Fr. Mbaka sacked from Adoration Ministry, sent to Monastery [NewsWireNGR]

Outspoken Enugu Priest, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka has been transferred out from the Adoration Ministry.

The Adoration Ministry, which was shut down three months ago, was re-opened yesterday, Sunday.

However, in the place of Fr. Mbaka, another clergy of the Catholic Diocese of Enugu, Rev. Fr. Anthony Amadi has been posted to take charge of the Adoration Ministry. Read more.

6. Lagos billionaire drug baron arrested with 13million pills of Tramadol in VGC [NewsWireNGR]

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has uncovered a large consignment of drugs in Lagos.

The substances are contained in hundreds of cartons kept in a house in Victoria Garden City (VGC).

The estate, mostly occupied by the rich, is located along the Lekki-Ajah corridor.

NDLEA Director of Media, Femi Babafemi announced the operation Monday morning. Read more.

7. Hunter’s son shoots brother dead testing bulletproof charm in Kwara [NewsWireNGR]

A hunter in Kwara state, Abubakar Abubakar, has lost one of his sons to bulletproof charm testing gone wrong.

The incident happened at Dutse Gogo town near Kaiama, headquarters of Kaiama local government of the state.

According to reports, the elder son shot his younger brother, identified as Yusuf Abubakar, while testing the efficacy of a gunshot protective charm newly procured by their father. Read more.

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