These 10 top stories from Nigerian newspapers will interest you
1. Ayu dismisses report on planned probe of PDP past leaders
The new National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Iyorchia Ayu, has cleared the air on the planned probe of the party’s past leaders. Read more
2. Abdulsalami advocates new peace approach in Africa
Nigeria’s former Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar, on Saturday urged African countries to adopt a new approach for maintenance of peace on the continent. Read more
3. Okorocha charges IGP to investigate Imo govt’s allegation on insecurity
Former Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has denied sponsoring the insecurity in the state. Read more
5. IPOB alleges abduction, detention of members by military
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Saturday accused the Nigerian military of abducting and detaining its members in secret cells, especially in Kaduna State. Read more
6. Borno paid N19m to fake workers, discovered babies in payrolls – Gov Zulum
The Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, said on Saturday the state government discovered names of babies in staff payroll during a verification exercise in the state. Read more
7. DSS alerts Nigerians on planned Boko Haram attacks on military formations
The Department of State Service (DSS) has raised the alarm over a planned attack by Boko Haram insurgents on border communities in Ogun and others in Nigeria. Read more
8. Like Kaduna, Zamfara lifts suspension of telecom services
The Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, has lifted the suspension of telecommunications services in the state. Read more
9. Police kills notorious bandit in Kaduna
Police operatives in Kaduna have killed a notorious bandit simply identified as Yellow Magaji at a hotel in the state. Read more
10. Chukwueze scores but Barca beat Villarreal for Xavi’s first win as boss
Xavi picked up his first win as Barcelona manager on Saturday after his side defeated Villarreal in the Spanish La Liga. Read more
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