Hey there! The summary for today’s Nigerian newspapers is as follows:

  1. 195 people were slain in 17 different towns across Plateau State just four days ago, and now, invaders have vowed more attacks on another community. During an interview on Thursday, Stanley Kavwam, the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the Middle Belt Forum, stated that the terrorists had delivered a letter indicating an impending attack.

2. According to Solomon Arase, the Chairman of the Police Service Commission, the Special Police Constabulary need either a complete makeover, disbandment, or a distinct uniform from the normal police force. He claims that members of the Special Police Constabulary hurt the Nigeria Police Force’s reputation through their unethical behavior, which includes extortion.

3. five of Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu’s assistants have resigned in the wake of his death on Wednesday. Mr. Dare Aragbaye, who served as the former governor’s special adviser on union matters and special duties, and Richard Olatunde, chief press secretary of Akeredolu, are among them.

Between November and December 2023, 37 individuals were convicted and sentenced for their roles in the Internet fraud by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s Ibadan Zonal Command. Prosecutors at the Oyo State High Court in Ibadan allegedly brought the cases against the defendants before Justices Ladiran Akintola, O.A. Olajide, J.O. Adeyemi, Bayo Taiwo, and M.O. Ishola.

5.  nine individuals, reportedly involved in kidnapping, interstate trafficking, and the purchase and sale of kids, have been apprehended by the Kano State Police Command. This information was revealed by Usaini Gumel, the state police commissioner, while the suspects were being paraded at the command headquarters on Thursday.

6. The ruling that prevented INEC and the Rivers State House of Assembly from declaring 27 seats vacant has been extended by the Federal High Court in Abuja. After 27 members of the commission defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the court prevented the panel from holding elections to fill their seats.

7. Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa of Ondo State announced Thursday that Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, who recently passed away, will be remembered forever. In Jericho, Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State, Aiyedatiwa paid a condolence visit to his predecessor’s private residence before speaking. Betty Akeredolu, who is the widow of the previous governor, hosted him.

8. North Nigerians must band together to eradicate what Vice President Kashim Shettima called the region’s “heritage of poverty and destitution,” according to Shettima. He emphasized that Nigerians must learn to tolerate one another and coexist peacefully in order to promote progress across the country and urged them to reject any action that could plunge the country into chaos.

9. Local officials said that around 200 people were killed in a series of raids on towns in central Nigeria. The United Nations expressed “deeply alarmed” response on Thursday. Plateau State, an area in Nigeria that has been marred by religious and ethnic strife for years, was the target of armed attacks that occurred between Saturday night and Tuesday morning.

10. Across the country, 5,196 employees of the Independent National Electoral Commission have been promoted. This information was included in a press release that was distributed to reporters on Thursday.

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