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Nigerian Newspaper Headlines, Naija News For Wednesday 19th June 2024



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Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines And Naija News For Wednesday 19th June  2024.

1. A three-storey building under construction in Abakaliki, capital of Ebonyi State collapsed on Tuesday with two persons trapped. The building allegedly belongs to a member of the Ebonyi State House of Assembly.

2. The Rivers Police Command has taken over the 23 local government areas over the succession crisis rocking the State. The police, in a statement by SP Grace Iringe-Koko, said the decision was taken following the breakdown of law and order in the various councils’ secretariat.

3. The Local Government Area succession crisis has claimed a policeman and a vigilance group member in Rivers State. Though details of the incident were still sketchy, it was gathered that the victims were killed at Omuma Local Government Area of the state.

4. New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) national leader, Rabiu Kwankwaso on Tuesday alleged that enemies of Kano were plotting to topple the state. Kwankwaso, a one-time Kano governor, called on the people of the state to join forces for the peace and development of the commercial city.

5. Former Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday, said he stayed away from the Ilorin Durbar for peace to reign and out of respect for the Sheikh Alimi throne. He, however, said the state government, led by Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, did not want him to attend the Durbar event because of his soaring popularity among the people.

6. A mob in the Wukari Local Government Area of Taraba State has set a man ablaze for stabbing a female Point of Sale, POS, operator to death. The POS operator, an 18-year-old young lady, was said to be preparing to write her NECO exams before the unfortunate incident.

7. The Naira on Tuesday appreciated marginally to N1480 against the US dollar at the parallel foreign exchange market, also known as the black market, amid the Sallah holidays. According to sources, the Naira was exchanged at N1,480 against the dollar on Tuesday as against the N1,490 to N1500 it was traded last Friday before the holiday.

8. The Director General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye, on Tuesday advised Nigerians to abstain from keeping cooked food in the refrigerator for more than three days. This was made known in a statement signed by the agency’s Resident Media Consultant, Sayo Akintola.

9. Lawmakers in the House of Representatives under the aegis of G-60, on Tuesday, demanded the trial of 23 former local government chairmen in Rivers State loyal to the Federal Capital Territory Minister Nyesom Wike, for alleged treason. The group made the demand at a press conference held at the National Assembly Complex in Abuja.

10. Three suspected kidnappers have been arrested by men of the Community Volunteer Guards in Otukpo Local Government Area of Benue State. Witnesses said that the suspects were apprehended on Monday at the Otukpo motor park as they were about to board a vehicle to Makurdi.

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