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Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today Tuesday, 11th October, 2022

Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today Tuesday, 11th October, 2022

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Good morning, to you and welcome to Ejes Gist’ roundup of top Nigerian newspaper headlines for today, Tuesday, October 11th, 2022.

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today are as follows:
1. We’re hopeful of end to strike in few days, says ASUU

Emmanuel Osodeke, president of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, stated yesterday that the union is hopeful of calling off its strike soon and that, for the first time, there is hope at the end of the road.

You may recall that the union had challenged the National Industrial Court of Nigeria’s (NICN) early decision to resume and that the Appeal Court had last Friday ordered the union to ask its members to return to work within.

Osodeke addressed the House of Representatives leadership yesterday. The speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila, and his team recently intervened in the dispute over the union’s eight-month strike with the federal government.
2. 3 nurses arrested in Delta over removal of dead child’s body parts

Three nurses were detained by Delta State Police Command agents at a private hospital in Asaba (name withheld) for the suspected removal of a dead newborn baby’s eyes, nose, and ears.

The hospital released the deceased youngster on Sunday after a paediatrician verified his death; however, the child was later brought back by his parents yesterday after they claimed that human organs had been removed.

A hospital source stated: “The parents brought the infant to the hospital on Sunday evening. Our paediatrician examined the child right away and verified the youngster was dead despite our best efforts to save the newborn.
3. Rivers State Governor Bags Infrastructure Award

The governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has been nominated for a Nigeria Excellence in Public Service Award’s Distinguished Award in Infrastructure” Delivery.

The award ceremony is scheduled to take place on October 21, 2022 at the State House Conference Center in Abuja, according to a letter from the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation addressed to the governor and signed on behalf of Mr. Boss Mustapha by Dr. Nnamdi Maurice Mbaeri, Permanent Secretary (General Services).

The governor will receive the accolade from President Muhammadu Buhari, according to the letter.

“Since taking office on May 29, 2015, Governor Wike has received praise for his revolutionary approach to infrastructure, which has had an impact on all sectors of growth.
4. Gunmen set council headquarters ablaze in Ebonyi

The attack on a portion of the Ezza North Local Government Headquarters by unidentified gunmen has been reported by the Ebonyi Police Command.

On Monday, the property was set on fire by thugs, who also damaged valuables worth millions of naira.

The incidence was known to the command, according to SP Chris Anyanwu, the command’s spokesman, who spoke to newsmen in Abakaliki on Monday.

We are aware of the attack, but we do not yet have all the information, Anyanwu added.

Although no one has been arrested yet, an inquiry is still being conducted to learn more.

The attack took place in the early hours of Monday, according to Mr. Ogodo Nomeh, the chairman of the council, who described the situation to newsmen in his office.
5. Gunmen disarm policemen, kill Chinese in Ebonyi community

At a mining location in Iboko, Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, some policemen were reportedly disarmed by suspected gunmen, who then killed a Chinese expatriate.

SP Chris Anyanwu, a spokesman for the Ebonyi State Police Command, said the command has not yet acknowledged the event.

It has not been confirmed, but trust me when I say that I will tomorrow, he stated.

The incident was called an embarrassment by Mr. Steve Emenike, Chairman of the state’s Izzi Local Government Area, who also noted that the alleged hoodlums arrived on motorcycles.

He claimed that the council had revived the fearsome Vigilante Group and outlawed the use of motorcycles in the area between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m.
6. Dangote Group refutes link with Kogi assembly fire outbreak

The Dangote Group has severed ties to the early-morning Monday fire that broke out in the Kogi State House of Assembly .

In a statement released on Monday in Lagos and signed by Mr. Anthony Chiejina, Group Head of Branding and Communications, Dangote Industries Ltd., the corporation denied accusations that it was to blame for the development.

As a socially conscious business, the company, according to Chiejina, categorically denies this claim and denounces “the unprofessional and irresponsible attempt to smear its image before local and foreign investors and erode its brand value.”

He claimed that the business would never go so far as to fund thugs to destroy anyone’s or any government’s property.
7. Oil theft: Tompolo’s men arrest captain, 7 others, recover stolen crude oil

Eight suspected members of a crude oil syndicate were ambushed and detained by employees of Tantita Security Services Limited, TSSL, a company owned by former militant leader Government Ekpemupolo, alias Tompolo, as they were pumping crude oil into the improvised 87-meter-long ocean-going vessel MT Deino from a Chevron Nigeria Limited, CNL, pipeline in Delta State.

Captain Temple Manasseh of Bayelsa State and seven other suspects had just pumped 605 cubic metres of crude oil into the vessel with 12 compartments from an unauthorised connection to a CNL crude pipeline between the Abiteye community and Escravos in the Warri South Local Government Area when Tantita operatives and Nigerian security officials swooped on them.

The ship was stopped in the Escravos River with an IMO number of 7210526, according to the International Maritime Organization.

According to sources, the vessel, which was detained for oil bunkering in September 2021 but released, perhaps after greasing a few palms, had long been a fixture in the Niger Delta and had been smuggling crude oil illegally into Ghana from Nigeria.
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8. 3 brothers, friend arrested for robbery in Ogun

Three brothers have been arrested for robbery by the Ogun Police command in Ogun state, they were identified as Hammed Jagbojagbo, Idris Jagbojagbo, and Tobi Jagbojagbo, while their accomplice was called Tosin Ogundeko.

They were detained, according to Abimbola Oyeyemi, spokesperson for the Ogun Police command after Igbeba divisional headquarters received a distress call that some armed robbers had broken into a Premier Lotto agent’s store in the Odi Olowo neighbourhood of Ijebu Ode and made off with N90,000.

In addition, a Bajaj motorcycle that belonged to Clement Conleth was taken, according to Oyeyemi.
9. Gunmen Again Disrupt Labour Party Meeting in Enugu
Ejes Gist Newspaper reports that four armed men are accused of interfering with a Labour Party meeting in Umuida, Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area, Enugu State.

According to information obtained by Ejes Gist Newspaper , the gunmen rode up on two motorcycles and immediately began firing randomly into the air, scattering partygoers.

The incident took place at two locations, Umu Aji and Nkwo Iyida, where party supporters were conducting meetings, according to a source who asked to remain anonymous.

The source voiced concern over repeated assaults on Labour Party members during meetings in Enugu State and suggested that they may have political motivations.
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10. Obi’s endorsement well debated, Afenifere replies Akeredolu

Afenifere, a pan-Yoruba sociopolitical organisation, has reaffirmed its support for Mr. Peter Obi, the Labour Party candidate, in the upcoming 2023 presidential election.

The group responded to a claim made by Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, the governor of Ondo State, that “the Afenifere does not speak for the Yoruba people on the endorsement of Peter Obi and that Afenifere is divided in respect to the purported endorsement,” saying neither the Afenifere nor Akeredolu will speak for Yoruba people on the candidate to support.

This was said in a statement made on Monday by Chief Sola Ebiseni, the Secretary General of Afenifere.

The association said in the statement that its choice to back Obi was a collective one made by group members and some socio-cultural organisations in the nation.

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