Good Morning Nigeria! Here’s our picks on today’s top stories cross major Nigerian Newspapers. Enjoy!
needs tertiary institutions created to solve our problems – Osinbajo
Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday in Lagos while delivering a speech at the First Board Meeting/Fund Raising dinner for the creation of Nigerian University of Technology and Management, said that Nigeria needs an institution that addresses the most critical problems in Nigeria.
The Vice-President noted that the country needs an institution that will produce cutting edge Artificial Intelligence applications for education, business, medicine, security etc.
He noted that the country must produce world class economists, creative thinkers and experts/innovators in technology, science, commerce etc. Read more
Commissioner defrauds senator of N1.8million in Zamfara
The Zamfara State Police Command has arrested a man identified as Ibrahim Mohammed for impersonating the Zamfara Commissioner of Police, Usman Nagogo.
Mohammed was apprehended after he defrauded Senator Lawali Hassan Dan of N1.8million.
Confirming the development, Mohammed Shehu, the spokesman for the Zamfara Police, revealed that the fraudster who is from the Moriki area of Zamfara State, told the senator that he had three slots for cadet ASP and three slots for cadet inspector, urging the lawmaker to pay N2million for the slots. Read more
Africa frustrates efforts to evacuate Nigerians
The South African authorities on Wednesday frustrated efforts to clear over 300 Nigerians who were ready to be evacuated from the country.
The SA authority introduced a new immigration rules which made it difficult to evacuate Nigerians ready to return.
After many hours of delay, only 187 Nigerians were successfully allowed to return home. Read more
hunting me because i recovered $1billion hidden by Abacha’s family – Adoke
Mohammed Adoke, the former Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, in his new book, ‘Burden of Service –Reminiscences of Nigeria’s Former Attorney-General’, alleges that the family of Former Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha, have sympathisers in President Muhammadu Buhari’s government.
The former AGF noted that he ignored tempting offers and forced the Abacha’s to forfeit huge money (about $1billion) hidden away across the country. Read more
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