Punch Newspaper Headlines Today Wednesday 9th June 2021

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target=_blank rel=noopener>Again, gunmen kidnap UNIJOS lecturer in Plateau

A lecturer with the University of Jos in Plateau State, Dr. Dan Ella has been kidnapped by gunmen. The PUNCH gathered that Ella, with the Department of Theatre Arts in the institution, was abducted in the early hours of Wednesday by gunmen who attacked his residence located at Haske quarters in Lamingo community, Jos North…
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target=_blank rel=noopener>BREAKING: Bauchi gov fires 21 commissioners, top officials

Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has dissolved the State Executive Council. The dissolution is with immediate effect. Those affected include the Secretary to the State Government, Sabi’u Baba; the governor’s Chief of Staff, Ladan Salihu, 21 Commissioners, and Special Advisers. Details later…
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Northern coalition demands paradigm shift

The Coalition of Northern Groups have expressed sadness that for close to six decades after Independence, Nigeria is still being held down by a class of leaders who have lost touch with modern realities. Spokesperson of the CNC, Suleiman Abdulaziz, said this during a courtesy visit to the Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Trust, in…
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target=_blank rel=noopener>BUK female final year student dies in hostel

A 400-level student in the Department of Political Science, Bayero University Kano, on Tuesday, died in the Ramat Hall female students’ hostel. The victim, identified as Mercy Sunday, according to The PUNCH findings, was said to have died following a fever attack, coupled with vomiting. According to the deceased’s roommate who pleaded anonymity, said Ms…
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Trump congratulates Nigeria, says more countries should ban Twitter, Facebook

Ex-president Donald Trump, 45th president of the United States, has just congratulated Nigeria’s President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), for banning the microblogging site, Twitter. In a statement, titled, ‘Statement by Donald Trump, 45th President of the United States,’ he said, “Congratulations to the country of Nigeria, who just banned Twitter because they banned their…
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Businessmen arrested over alleged N102m fraud

One Emmanuel Obinyan has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for allegedly obtaining by false pretences and diverting the sum of N77,773,700. It was gathered that one late Daniel Chinemelum, sometime in July 2015, entered into a partnership agreement and also signed a memorandum of understanding with Obinyan for the formation of…
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Nigeria witnessing war-like violence, says Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said the growing security crises across Nigeria can be likened to war, saying it appears like the country is living on borrowed time. Gbajabiamila said the recent Special Summit on National Security organised by the House would address some of the issues, especially relating to…
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Residents flee as troops invade IPOB’s security network’s camp in Imo

OPERATIVES of the Army, Police and Nigerian Air Force have destroyed one of the camps of the Eastern Security Network linked to the Indigenous People of Biafra. The destruction took place at Amii-Akabo, Ikeduru Local Government Area of the state, following the killing of the leader of the gang in the state, popularly known as…
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Orji Kalu warns South-East violence masterminds, recalls 1967 genocide

The Senate Chief Whip and former Governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, has cautioned the masterminds of the insecurity in the South-East, saying their action could lead to a repeat of the 1967 genocide. READ ALSO: Tiwa Savage, Seyi Shay fight dirty in salon Kalu, in a statement on Tuesday, said the insecurity in the…
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Fulani herdsmen abduct Ogun woman, residents raze herders’ settlement

A woman was said to have been abducted by a gang of Fulani herdsmen leading to the burning down of a Fulani settlement at Iraye village in Sagamu, Ogun State. The settlement was reportedly razed down by the locals to protest incessant kidnappings in the area. READ ALSO: God will expose wicked people around me-…
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