Good morning! Right here is right now’s abstract from Nigerian Newspapers:

1. Barring any new improvement, the House of Representatives will insist on the reversal of the money withdrawal restrict policy of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). A rating lawmaker stated it’s the general opinion of the lawmakers that the policy be reversed.

2. The army high command on Friday mentioned it commenced an investigation on the alleged killing of innocent civilians last Sunday in airstrikes focused at terrorists by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) at Mutumji community in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State.

3. Bandits have raided three communities – Azara, Jangala and Kadara – in Kagarko and Kachia LGAs of Kaduna State, abducting 37 residents within the last three days. It was reported that the victims have been largely women, together with three nursing moms, and children.

4. Former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan on Friday informed Peter Obi, the Labour Party’s, LP, presidential candidate, that whoever emerges the next president should work in the direction of uniting the nation. Jonathan said this when Obi paid him a courtesy visit at his residence in Bayelsa State.

5. The Rivers State campaign office of Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has been sealed off. The Rivers State PDP presidential campaign council mentioned the motion was based mostly on the orders of the Rivers State government.

6. Ahead of the February 2023 presidential election, loyalists of the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, have predicted outright victory for the former Vice President. They mentioned they have been assured of the PDP candidate’s victory with or with out the support of the 5 governors who’re presently not taking part within the party’s electioneering.

7. The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, has urged police personnel in Ebonyi State to make sure that the incessant burning of the Independent National Electoral Commission’s offices stops instantly. Baba gave the order on Friday in Abakaliki whereas addressing personnel of the force as a part of activities marking his visit to the state.

8. The Benue State Police Command on Friday mentioned it had begun a manhunt for the abductors of a Catholic priest of Otukpo Diocese within the state, Fr Mark Ojotu. Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers had kidnapped Ojotu, mentioned to be the Chaplain of St. Mary’s Hospital, Okpoga, within the Okpokwu Local Government Area of the state.

9. Yusha’u Kebbe, a stalwart of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Sokoto State on Friday defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Kebbe introduced his defection at a press briefing in Sokoto, citing alleged poor management and lack of people-oriented initiatives from the PDP-led administration within the state as a number of the causes for his motion.

10. Bandits, of their numbers, on Thursday struck in Mulo neighborhood in Mashegu Local Government area of Niger State, killing the village head, Usman Garba. Three different members of the neighborhood that have been kidnapped together with the deceased village Head have been taken away after the village head was killed a number of meters from the neighborhood.



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