Good morning beautiful people of Nigeria. Welcome to the topmost insides on Nigerian papers making the headlines today morning – Tuesday 15th February, 2022.
1. Nigerian Police arrested Abba Kyra and four other Police officers for alleged connection in illegal drug business conspiracy, drug trafficking, official corruption, unprofessional conduct with a transnational drug cartel.
2. A man named Abdulrosheed Dada has been shot dead by men of the Nigerian Custom Service (NCS) in Ogun State, during an encounter with them on Ayetoro road, near Abeokuta.
3. ASUU said; it has finalized plans to sanction the Vice Chancellor of the Federal university of Technology Owerri (FUTO) and other members over the illegal promotion of the minister of Communications and digital economy – Dr Isa Pantami to a professor.
4. Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Monday 14th February, 2022 approved the appointment of senator Lekan Balogun as the 42nd Olubadan of Ibadan land.
5. Abdulmalik Tanko – proprietor of the school that a five year old Hanifa Abubakar was kidnapped and murdered, has pleaded not guilty to the kidnap and murder of the little girl. He denied committing the crime during his arraignment.
6. Abba Kyra in fresh trouble as NDLEA declares him wanted and release a video footage of him bribing an operative of the NDLEA over permission on illegal drug business with an international drug cartel.
7. Efforts are being made by top Nigerian political shots of the APC as gathered to draft the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor – Godwin Emefiele into the 2023 Presidential race.
8. Police Deputy PRO, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi has charged the NDLEA boss – Buba Marwa to also expose his officers working for international drug cartels.
9. The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has declared a one month warning strike on its demands from the Federal Government.
10. The council head of national office (HNO) of the west African-examination council (WAEC) – Mr Patrick Areghan, has assured candidates that, they will be able to write the west African senior school certificate examinations (WASSCE) without the National Identification Number this year.