top 10 trending news in Nigerian newspapers today [July 31]

The top 10 trending news in Nigerian newspapers today. what is on Nigerian newspapers today July 31, 2017. The news headlines on major Nigerian newspapers like Punch, Vanguard, The Nation, Guardian, The Sum, etc. we give the news summary of what is trending in Nigerian newspapers.

top 10 trending news in Nigerian newspapers today

  1. Boko Haram: ASUU threatens strike if FG doesn’t rescue abducted lecturers

ASUU threatens showdown with Federal Government if the lectures abducted by Boko Haram are not rescue. According to punch, the Academic Staff Union of Universities has threatened to “call out” its members if its abducted members in the University of Maiduguri are not freed.

2. Magu, AGF may clash over corrupt ex-govs, senators

The acting chairman of EFCC. and the Ibrahim Maguthe Attorney General of the Federation and Minister for Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) may fight. over the refusal of the two anti-corruption agencies to forward the files to the AGF since July 2016 when the request was made had caused a setback to the anti-graft campaign of the Federal Government

3. Freed Lagos pupils: Our captors tied our legs

The kidnap Lagos school pupils have narated their experience in the hand of their captors. Abductors tied our legs, beat us, exposed us to cold. Served us only red water, eba with crayfish soup. Two of us fell ill, bled from mouth.

top 10 trending news in Nigerian newspapers today

4. Suicide bomber kills 14 in Borno village

BokoHaram has striked again in Borno village, when a suicide bomber killed about 14 people in the area. According to the vanguard, A suicide bomber killed 14 people in northeast Nigeria, the state emergency agency said on Saturday, in an attack that bore the hallmarks of Boko Haram, days after a resurgence in the jihadist group’s activities prompted a shift in military tactics.

5.  N’Assembly leaders eager to visit Buhari in London

Barely one week when the governors visited Buhari in London. The National assembly is planning their own visit. The punch report this morning that the President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, are ready to visit President Muhammadu Buhari if invited by the presidency.

6. Professor among hostages held by Boko Haram

A Professor of Geology at the University of Maiduguri is among the three staff members of the institution ambushed and abducted last Tuesday by Boko Haram, it was confirmed last night. The don, Dr. Solomon Yusuf, was one of the trio in the photograph released on Friday by the terror sect. The Nation newspaper report this morning.

top 10 trending news in Nigerian newspapers today

7.  Robbers raid bank in Ondo, lock staff in toilets for hours

Robbers robbed bank in Ikare-Akoko area of Ondo state. According to the Sum newspaper, The bank which is situated directly opposite the State High Court in the town, was robbed in the evening while the workers were preparing to close for the day. The robbery incident affected social and commercial activities in the town for several hours as shops were hurriedly closed.

8. Panama Papers: EFCC targets indicted Nigerians

After almost two years of tracking and sieving of documents, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has identified Nigerians indicted in the famous Panama Papers.

9. IPOB will sack Okorocha in 2019

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has said the group will sack the All Progressives Congress-led government of Imo State in 2019. Kanu, who spoke in Owerri on Friday, insisted that there would be no election in Anambra State in November and in the other four South-East states in 2019

10. I’m not going anywhere, I’m not dying, 93-year-old President Mugabe assures supporters

President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe on Saturday said he was neither stepping down nor dying and that there was no one with his political stature who could immediately take over from him. According to Punch.


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