NAIJA NEWS NG brings you top Nigerian headlines for today, Saturday, 10,10 October 2020.
NANS Tells IGP To Arrest Protesters, Says Yahoo-Boys Sponsoring Hoodlums
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has called on the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to arrest those disturbing the peace of the society in the name of End SARS protest.
DAILY POST reports that the End SARS protest, which started in Lagos a few days ago, has spread to other parts of Nigeria.
A policeman was said to have been killed by protesters in Delta State on Thursday while a police station was vandalised in Ogun State on Friday…RREAD MORE>>>
We Will Protect Nigerian University Autonomy With Our Blood – ASUU Vows
The National President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, has vowed that they will protect university autonomy with the last drop of their blood.
Ogunyemi made this clear in a press statement made available to newsmen in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
The statement was titled “On President Buhari’s No IPPIS, No Salary” and Ogunyemi explained that the directive was meant for civil servants and not university lecturers…READ MORE>>>
UK Govt Reacts To Protests By Nigerian youths, What To Expect From Buhari
The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, has reacted to the #EndSARS protests going on all over the country.
In a tweet from her verified handle, she noted that “peaceful protests are powerful”.
Laing also said that the recently passed Police Act by President Muhammadu Buhari, should provide a good foundation for accountable community police force…READ MORE>>>
Guendouzi Opens Up On Leaving Arsenal For Hertha Berlin
Matteo Guendouzi believes he still has a future at Arsenal, after leaving to join Hertha Berlin on a season-long loan this summer.
The 21-year-old has not played for Mikel Arteta, since he was involved in a scuffle with Brighton’s Neal Maupay during a 2-1 defeat last season.
It is believed Guendouzi and Arteta fell out as a result of his conduct at the Amex…READ MORE>>>
Police Arrest Nigerian Nationals And Two Others Over Attempt To Smuggle 993.42 Grams Drugs Into Australia
Police in Cambodia have arrested a Nigerian and a Sierra Leone national in Phnom Penh for attempting to smuggle drugs into Australia.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the two suspects identified as 39-year-old Nigerian, Ogadimma Igwe Linus and 29-year-old Conth Sierra Leone national, Abdul were arrested alongside a Cambodian woman, Han Lis, 28.
It was further learnt that the Anti-drug department collaborated with Fedex Express on October 6, 2020, at 9:45 am in an operation coordinated by the Phnom Penh court prosecutor Soeung Moneyroth, to check out an unusual package which was hidden among some books being sent to Australia from Phnom Penh…READ MORE>>>
Nigerian Barber Convicted Of Rape, N8000 Theft, Sentenced To Death In Edo
sentenced to death by hanging
A Benin High Court on Friday, sentenced a barber, Esosa Napoleon, to death by hanging, for armed robbery.
The court held that the convict committed the offence in the midnight of Jan. 26, 2016, at Aiguobasimwin Crescent, G.R.A, Benin in Benin City.
According to the evidence of Mr. Osagiede, the 1st Prosecution Witness, (PW1), the convict broke into their house that night, ordered him and his wife to lie flat on the ground, collected his belt and the sum of N8, 000 from the pocket of his trousers…READ MORE>>>