NIGERIA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY’S DAILY INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [1ST AUGUST, 2018].

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 Windstorm: NGO Gives 2, 000 Tree Seedlings To Bauchi Community
Tue, 31 Jul 2018
Rahama Endowment Foundation (RED), a Non-Governmental OrganiSation (NGO), has donated 2, 000 seedlings of different species of trees to Inkil Village in Bauchi Council Area for planting.

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Speaking while flagging off the tree planting, the executive director of the foundation, Ibrahim Adamu, explained that the gesture was aimed at bringing succour to the people of the village, which was one of the areas worst affected by the recent windstorm as well as forestall future reoccurrence.

According to him, the NGO was established in 2015 with the objective of safeguarding the environment from natural disasters.

Adamu said about five kilometers of land were being affected by erosion yearly in parts of the state, attributing the development to reckless felling of trees by people as source of energy.

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He, therefore, pledged that the foundation would plant about one million trees this year across the state and appealed to the state government to support them in their efforts to safeguard the environment.

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Responding, the village head of Inkil, Sani Abdullahi, thanked the foundation for the gesture, saying it would help in averting windstorms in the future.

He, however, lamented that the committee set up by the state government to assess the impact of damage caused by the recent windstorm in parts of the state was yet to visit the area to record their losses.

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Esan Launches Vigilante Outfit To Check Herdsmen Menace
Tue, 31 Jul 2018
Francis Onoiribholo,Benin Disturbed by the increasing wave of kidnappings, assassinations, armed banditry, raping, destruction of lives and property among other crimes by suspected Fulani herdsmen and other hoodlums in Esanland in particular and the nation in general, the Esan people under the aegis of; Esan Peoples Renaissance Union, weekend in Uromi launched the Esan Ohue []The post Esan Launches Vigilante Outfit To Check Herdsmen Menace appeared first on Independent Newspapers Nigeria.
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Presidency, Police Get Knocks Over Benue Impeachment Saga
Tue, 31 Jul 2018
Temidayo Akinsuyi,Samuel Ogidan, Ubong Ukpong, Tor Vande-Acka Lagos / Abuja / Makurdi The presidency and the police on Monday got knocks following alleged police protection given to eight Benue lawmakers who served impeachment notice on Governor Samuel Ortom. Eight of the 30 Benue State House of Assembly members also took control of the premises of []The post Presidency, Police Get Knocks Over Benue Impeachment Saga appeared first on Independent Newspapers Nigeria.
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Imo Assembly Defies Court Order, Impeaches Dep. Gov
Tue, 31 Jul 2018
Anolu Vincent,Owerri Imo State House of Assembly Monday evening impeached the state Deputy Governor, Prince Eze Madumere, over alleged gross misconduct amid tight security at the Assembly premises. In his place, Callistus Ekenze, the state Head of Service, was appointed. The action, which was reportedly carried out by 19 out of the 27 members of []The post Imo Assembly Defies Court Order, Impeaches Dep. Gov appeared first on Independent Newspapers Nigeria.
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ECOWAS, ECCAS Worried Over Insecurity In Nigeria
Tue, 31 Jul 2018
Innocent Oweh,Onoja Audu,Abuja / Jos Head of States and Governments in Western and Central African states have expressed concerns over the general state of violent conflicts in Nigeria, especially herders and farmers’ clashes. According to a source privy to the meeting, their deliberations mostly centred on banditry, terrorism, violent skirmishes which usually characterised these conflicts. []The post ECOWAS, ECCAS Worried Over Insecurity In Nigeria appeared first on Independent Newspapers
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2019: Gale Of Defections Doesn’t Bother Me ‘ Buhari
Tue, 31 Jul 2018
Innocent Oweh,Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has said he was not bothered by the recent gale of defections from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to opposition parties, especially the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The president expressed this view while responding to a question during an interactive session with the Nigerian community in Togo at the []The post 2019: Gale Of Defections Doesn’t Bother Me ‘ Buhari appeared first on Independent Newspapers Nigeria.
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Ibadan Obas Restore Olubadan’s Allowances
Tue, 31 Jul 2018
Oladele Ogunsola,Ibadan The crisis rocking the traditional council in Ibadanland may soon be over as the withheld local government allowances of the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, Aje Ogungunniso 1, would be paid by the end of this month with the Ekerin Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Abiodun Kola-Daisi, taking the lead in the release []The post Ibadan Obas Restore Olubadan’s Allowances appeared first on Independent Newspapers Nigeria.
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Igbozurume Accuses Okorocha Of Taking Over Group’s Property
Tue, 31 Jul 2018
CHRISTIAN NWOKOCHA Owerri Plans by Igbozurume to build more structures on its complex located along the Akanu Ibiam International Airport roundabout, Emene in Enugu State, may no longer be realised following alleged plan by Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, who allegedly erected new structures in the complex for his personal use. This accusation is []The post Igbozurume Accuses Okorocha Of Taking Over Group’s Property appeared first on Independent Newspapers Nigeria.
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Ibuzo Launches Onitsha-North 2 Talent Hunt
Tue, 31 Jul 2018
Raymond Ozoji Awka As part of his community development drive and passion to positively affect the living conditions of his constituents in Onitsha-North 2 state constituency, Edward Obiefuna Ibuzo has concluded arrangements to organize the maiden edition of his constituency talent hunt show aimed at taking over 3000 youths off the streets. The talent hunt []The post Ibuzo Launches Onitsha-North 2 Talent Hunt appeared first on Independent Newspapers Nigeria.
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Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo Borno Gets New Executive
Tue, 31 Jul 2018
Sunny Nwankwo Maiduguri It was an occasion that witnessed the presence of who is who among the Igbo, especially the redcap chiefs residing in Borno State. They gathered at the Igbo Hall in Wulari, Maiduguri, during the weekend to grace the occasion of the swearing-in of the new executive members of Ohana Eze Ndi Igbo, []The post Ohanaeze Ndi Igbo Borno Gets New Executive appeared first on Independent Newspapers Nigeria.
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Applauding Africa Heritage Foundation’s Manpower Development Initiatives
Tue, 31 Jul 2018
LAGOS Prior to the 1996 Centennial Olympics Celebration in Atlanta, Georgia, the international psyche has erroneously hold the fact that Africa is not a major player in the global economy. However, the erroneous impression was proved wrong in that monumental year by the Africa Heritage Foundation (AHF), in conjunction with Africa World Museum and Centre []The post Applauding Africa Heritage Foundation’s Manpower Development Initiatives appeared first on Independent Newspapers Nigeria.
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