In order to keep our esteemed readers updated on the latest national developments, NAIJ.com has undertaken an in-depth analysis and summary of the main headlines of various mainstream Nigerian newspapers for today, June 29.
Prof Dokubo says Nigeria is vulnerable to potentially debilitating cyber attacks. He noted that that the fast-paced world of the internet leaves little room for individuals and organisations to properly guard very sensitive data.
An Oyo state lawmaker, Honourable Olusegun Olaleye, has dumped the APC for the PDP. The lawmaker says he has now become a disciple of PDP chieftain, Rashidi Ladoja; and would pitch his tent wherever the latter is.
The fire outbreak at Otedola Bridge, Lagos, claimed nine lives; with four injured and 54 vehicles completely burnt. The accident was caused by a fuel tanker which fell and spilled its content on the road, igniting a fire.
Some survivors of the OtedolaBridge fire have narrated how they were able to escape the accident. One of them said he ran out and crossed over to the other side of the road, as soon as he saw the fuel spilling out the truck.
The UN voiced concerns over the violent conflicts between herdsmen and farmers in West and Central Africa, with particular mention of the recent killings in Plateau, Nigeria, saying they contravened global humanitarian law.
The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has adjourned the case of former Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Stephen Oronsaye, to October 18. The development follows the recent appointment of judges by President Buhari.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the sum of N133 million for the construction of a new computer based facility for the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). The approval was given on Wednesday, June 26.
No fewer than 1000 shuttle buses have been ordered by the Anambra state Govt, for okada operators in Awka and Onitsha who would be displaced when the ban on commercial motorcycles in the two cities takes effect on July 1.
VP Yemi Osinbajo has disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered an immediate restructuring of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS), in order to check the series of atrocities allegedly committed by the unit.
INEC boss, Mahmood Yakubu says youths are critical to ensuring a credible election in 2019. He said youths constitute the bulk of voters during election, and they need to take it upon themselves to register, vote and make changes.
Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti has urged the people of the state not to vote for the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the upcoming gubernatorial election. According to the governor, the APC harbours herdsmen.
Civil servants in Ekiti have been cautioned by the state governor, Ayodele Fayose, against selling their votes to the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the election day. He gave the warning while handing over promotion letters.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo met with his former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, at an event organized by the Gusau Institute which took place at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja, on Wednesday, June 27.
A bail application made by convicted former Governor of Taraba, Jolly Nyame, has been rejected by a Federal High Court. Nyame had made the post-conviction bail application to the court, on the basis of ill health.
Mrs Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, has been presented with the “Woman of Valour” award, by the Nigerian Women Association of Georgia. The award was presented during the association’s 18th Annual Awards Banquet.
Senator Abubakar Sodangi, an APC chieftain has stated that the south-east will vote for Buhari in 2019. He expressed confidence that the region would choose Buhari because the president has done so much for it since 2015.
Staff members of the Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN) have petitioned the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) over alleged misappropriation of funds by the director-general of the commission, Prof Jidere Bala.
The Nigerian federal govt says it is now impossible for recovered looted funds to be re-looted. According to the govt, there are different organisations in charge of recoveries in the whole system; so re-looting cannot happen.
Women groups in Plateau states have condemned the massacre of people, especially women and innocent children, in the recent attacks on its communities and cautioned opinion leaders against making inciting comments.
The Osun state chairman of the SDP, Ademola Ishola, has alleged that Senator Iyiola Omisore is trying to hijack the party. He said the ex lawmaker is jumping the gun by relating with officials at the party’s headquarters instead.
The Oyo state government has been advised by a former speaker of the state House of Assembly, Dr Akin Onigbinde (SAN), not to give land to the federal government to establish cattle ranches in the state for herdsmen.