Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of prime Nigerian newspapers headlines at the moment, Friday June 15th.
Mother of Boko Haram chief, Abubakar Shekau, has not seen him for 15 years. Shekau’s mum, Falmatu, revealed this to the Hausa Service of the Voice of America (VOA). As acknowledged by her, Shekau’s father, who died years in the past, was a native Koranic faculty instructor. She informed her interviewer that her son, Abubakar, turned radicalised after he met the founding father of the sect, the late Mohammed Yusuf.