THE PUNCH:

  • Abuja plane crash: Residents recount near-death experience

“The accident happened around some minutes to 11am this (Sunday) morning and it caused confusion in Nassau, which as you can see is one of the communities bordering the Abuja airport.

  • Beware of APC members dancing on Ige’s grave – Aregbesola

MINISTER of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, on Sunday warned that people that lacked his kind of political pedigree could not displace him in the fold of the All Progressives Congress in Osun State.

This is according to a statement signed by Sola Fasure, the Media Adviser to Aregbesola.

  • Guard electrocuted while plucking pawpaw in Lagos

A security guard, Uchena Harrison, has been electrocuted while attempting to pluck pawpaw from a tree at his workplace in the Abule Oshun area of Lagos State.

PUNCH Metro gathered that the 56-year-old and four other security guards were on duty on Friday when he reportedly became hungry and without the knowledge of his colleagues, proceeded to the pawpaw tree.

 

THE GUARDIAN:

  • Seven bodies, black box, items recovered in military jet crash

The black box and cockpit recorder of Nigeria Air Force (NAF) Beachcraft airplane, which crashed yesterday, have been recovered. Seven persons killed in the accident have been recovered and evacuated.

  • Petrol pump price dilemma lingers as FG retains subsidy

Nigeria’s higher production costs and return of subsidy due to backlash from the public and labour unions are currently undermining the country’s ability to improve its revenue from the rising global oil prices, even as Nigerians know fate on fuel price tomorrow.

  • Ekiti community raises the alarm over herders’ incursion into varsity

The Ikere-Ekiti Community in Ikere Local Council of Ekiti State has lamented over the destructive activities of Fulani herdsmen at the newly-established Bamidele Olumilua University of Education, Science and Technology, Ikere-Ekiti (BOUESTI) and the entire community.

 

THE NATION NIGERIA:

  • Witness: we saw Air Force plane go down, then explode

A victim of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Beech Craft King Air BB35Oi plane that crashed on Sunda in Abuja attempted to jump out of the burning aircraft, an eye witness, told The Nation at the crash site.

  • Pope, governors, Alaafin: it’s time to act on insecurity

Catholic Head, Pope Francis; Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu; his Ogun State counterpart, Dapo Abiodun and Alaafin of Oyo Lamidi Adeyemi have urged the Federal Government to adopt concrete steps to end banditry, kidnapping, and herders-farmers clashes.

  • Police to arraign Okorocha for ‘breaking into sealed property’

The police on Sunday arrested a former Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha for allegedly breaking into a sealed property belonging to his wife.

He will be charged on Monday, police sources said.

 

DAILY INDEPENDENT:

  • Address Herdsmen Killings, Archbishop Onaiyekan Tasks Presidency

Catholic Archbishop John Onaiyekan has challenged the presidency and the Federal Government to come out clean on the Fu­lani herdsmen whose activ­ities in parts of the country have sent many innocent Nigerians to their untime­ly graves.

  • FG Dangles High Bonds, T-Bills Yields Before Foreign Investors

The Federal Government through the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Debt Management Office (DMO) is poised to encourage the participa­tion of foreign investors in the Nige­rian economy as major players on the road to the country’s economic recovery.

  • Buhari Orders Probe Of Crashed Military Aircraft That Killed Seven

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered an investigation into the crash of a military aircraft, KingAir B350i, that killed seven personnel on Sunday in Abuja.

Buhari expressed sadness over the fatal crash of Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Beechcraft KingAir B350i aircraft.

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