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10 spotlight today Nigeriafm.com Hello! Here is today’s summary of news from Nigerian Newspapers Today1. An FCT court, on Monday, sentenced Maryam Sanda to death by hanging for stabbing to death her husband, Bilyaminu, son of a former national chairman of the Peoples Party (PDP), Haliru Bello.
Delivering judgment, Justice Yusuf Halilu, convicted her on indirect evidence.
2. An aircraft operated by Afghanistan’s state-owned airline Ariana, Monday, crashed within the country’s central Ghazni province.
Arif Noori, a spokesman for the provincial governor’s office in Ghazni city, said: “A Boeing plane belonging to the Ariana Afghan Airline, has crashed within the Sado Khel area of Deh Yak district of Ghazni province around 1:10 p.m. local time.”
3. the popular Sabo market in Sagamu, Ogun State has reportedly been engulfed in fire.
The explanation for the fireplace is yet to be ascertained, as many shops and properties are affected.
4. The Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahya Bello, on Monday, called on all and varied, friends and perceived foes, to place aside all differences of politics, ideology or affiliation and join hands with him to grant the state the simplest of governance.
He made the decision during his second term inauguration because of the governor of Kogi State, which was administered by the Chief Judge of Kogi State, Justice Nasiru Ajanah in Lugard House Lokoja on Monday.
5. Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has assured that the Southwest geopolitical zone has no plans to secede from Nigeria within the heat of the controversy generated by the launch of Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Operation Amotekun.
Dr. Fayemi said the Southwest region remains a part of Nigeria, will still be a part of Nigeria and remain committed to a united and indivisible Nigeria.
6. The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has narrated how he narrowly escaped death after suspected herdsmen shot at him in his farm.
Ortom said he was shot while in his farm located along Makurdi – Naka road in Makurdi, Benue capital.
7. The Bauchi government, on Monday, announced the sudden resignation of Alhaji Abubakar Kari, Chief of Staff to Gov. Bala Mohammed.
A statement issued by Gidado and made available to newsmen on Monday in Bauchi, said Kari had voluntarily resigned his appointment.
8. Ayoola Babalola, the journalist arrested by the Department of State Services (DSS) and charged with offenses, including incitement and conduct likely to cause a breach of the peace, has been granted bail.
His lawyer, Inibehe Effiong, announced, Monday night, that his client regained freedom after meeting bail conditions.
9. President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned attacks that resulted in the death of 13 persons in Plateau State, assuring that terrorism, banditry, kidnapping, and associated crimes are defeated.read Nigeria Unity
Buhari described the most recent attack as a shocking and sad incident and maybe condemned by all citizens.
10. Nasarawa government has confirmed a virus of viral hemorrhagic fever within the state.
Mr Ahmed Yahaya, the state Commissioner for Health, told journalists on Monday in Lafia, that a patient, resident at Mararaba Gurku in Karu authorities Area (LGA) of the state was diagnosed with the disease, adding that the case was confirmed by doctors at Garki General Hospital, Abuja.