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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines Friday, June 15th

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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.

2018 World Cup: Hosts Russia Whip Saudi 5-Zero In Opener

The 2018 Fifa World Cup started with a bang as hosts Russia spanked Saudi Arabia 5-Zero within the opening match on the magnificent Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on Thursday. Stanislav Cherchesov’s workforce had not received of their previous seven matches and had been closely criticised even by the President of the nation, Vladimir Putin. They wanted a good begin. They needed to reply. So, they did.

Sultan Of Sokoto Declares Friday Eid-el-Fitr Day

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’advert Abubakar III, on Thursday declared Friday June 15, 2018 because the day to mark the Eid-el-Fitr, and the tip of the Ramadan quick. He made this recognized whereas saying the sighting of the brand new moon of the month, Shawwa. The new moon, based on the Sultan, was sighted in elements of Kaduna, Katsina, Kano, Borno, Jigawa, Nassarawa, Plateau and Sokoto States amongst others.

Buhari Urges Nigerians To Stop Worshipping Thieves

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerian Muslims to practise the virtues of Islam past the Ramadan season, as they rejoice Eid-el-Fitr. Buhari, in his message to mark the tip of the Ramadan fasting, congratulated Muslims on the completion of “this spiritually significant month of sacrifice.” He known as on them to replicate on the significance of Ramadan by changing into good ambassadors of Islam always.

JMPP Vows To Fence Nigeria, Change Name To Pisonia And Currency Into Pison

Justice Must Prevail Party (JMPP) on Thursday mentioned if elected into energy in 2019, it could assemble perimeter fence round Nigeria and alter the identify of the nation and the forex. Acting National Chairman of the Party, Dr Olusegun Ijagbemi, made this recognized at a information convention in Abuja. He acknowledged that the necessity to change the identify of the nation and its forex was divinely revealed to the management of the party, including that the adjustments had been vital if Nigeria should make progress.

FG Putting Solar Power In All Markets – Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has acknowledged that the Federal Government is powering markets throughout Nigeria with different vitality. As acknowledged by him, that is being executed to help small and medium enterprises. The vice chairman revealed this on Thursday throughout the South-South Innovation Hub Inauguration in Benin City, the Edo State capital.

Former SGF Babachir Lawal Breaks Silence On EFCC Investigation

Ex-Secretary to the Government of the Federation Babachir Lawal says he’s glad the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is investigating him over corruption allegations. Lawal was sacked by President Muhammadu Buhari on 30 October, 2017, after he was discovered responsible for corruption by a presidential panel, led by vice-president Yemi Osinbajo. The EFCC is investigating Lawal for allegedly violating the legislation and due course of within the award of contracts beneath the Presidential Initiative on the North East (PINE).

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