Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things to know this Wednesday, Morning, October 18

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers:

  1. ACP Odunmbaku Passes Away in Yenagoa Assistant Commissioner of Police, Odunmbaku, peacefully passed away at his residence in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
  2. New Executive Secretary for PTDF Appointed President Bola Tinubu approved Ahmed Galadima Aminu as the Executive Secretary and CEO of the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF).
  3. Fresh Leadership Team for ICPC Pending Senate Confirmation President Tinubu granted approval for the formation of a new leadership team for the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC).
  4. New Chairman for NAHCON Appointed Alhaji Jalal Ahmad Arabi was appointed as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON).
  5. Fatal Assault on Police Inspector in Delta State A mob, suspected to be Fulani Okada riders, killed a police inspector named Festus Onori in Delta State during a road incident.
  6. Senate Plenary Disrupted by Point of Order A point of order concerning unaddressed errors raised by Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume led to an urgent closed-door meeting during the Senate’s plenary.
  7. Homicide and Domestic Violence Case Progress The no case submission application by Peter Nwachukwu, husband of late gospel singer Osinachi Nwachukwu, was dismissed by the FCT High Court in Abuja.
  8. Investigation into Relief Aid Misappropriation The Nasarawa State House of Assembly’s committee investigating alleged relief aid misappropriation summoned Governor Abdullahi Sule’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.
  9. Loss of Conjoined Twins in Lagos Conjoined twins born at Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) sadly passed away due to their complex connection from the upper to lower body.



  1. Youth Wing of PDP Calls for Governor’s Return or Resignation The youth wing of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State issued a three-day ultimatum for Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu to either return to his official duties or resign.

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