These 10 top stories from Nigerian newspapers will interest you.
1. PDP governors demand devolution of power, state police
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors on Monday demanded devolution of power to states. Read more
2. Nigerian govt uncovered 476 fake news sites – Mohammed
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said on Monday the Federal Government has uncovered over 400 websites managed by purveyors of fake news. Read more
3. Arewa urges Nigerian govt to ban foreign herdsmen, seek review of ECOWAS Protocol
The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) on Monday urged the Federal Government to stop herdsmen from neighbouring West African countries from entering Nigeria. Read more
4. Nigeria needs $2bn annually to fund military – DHQ
The Defence Headquarters said on Monday the country needs about $2 billion (N826 billion) annually to fund its military to effectively combat the spate of insecurity in the country. Read more
5. Osinbajo distances self from 2023 presidential campaign
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday dissociated himself from a website mobilising support for his purported 2023 presidential bid. Read more
6. Nigeria’s inflation rate drops for first time in two years to 18.12% in April
Nigeria’s inflation rate dropped for the first time in two years to stand at 18.12 percent in April, beating analysts’ expectations. Read more
7. Nigeria’s stock investors lose N91.43bn. African Prudential, Wema Bank among top losers
Investors in the Nigerian stock market lost N91.43 billion following the slump in equity capitalization at the close of trading on Monday. Read more
8. Reps plan to legalise use of Cannabis in Nigeria
The House of Representatives plans to legalise the use of Cannabis sativa for economic benefit in Nigeria. Read more
9. EFCC arrests 17 suspected internet fraudsters in Enugu, Rivers
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested 17 suspected internet fraudsters in Enugu and Rivers State. Read more
10. ‘Don’t join forces against Israel in Middle East conflict,’ CAN cautions Buhari
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Monday cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari against joining the Arab world in opposing Israel in the ongoing violence in the Middle East. Read more
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