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Young Nigerians Protest Mohbad’s Death And Other Newspaper Headlines Today

Young Nigerians Protest Mohbad’s Death And Other Newspaper Headlines Today
  • PublishedSeptember 20, 2023
  • Sodiq Yusuf

Reports and pictures of youths protesting and demanding justice over the death of Ilerioluwa Aloba, the Afrobeats artiste known as Mohbad, permeate the cover pages of Nigerian dailies. 


The Punch says Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and Peter Obi, presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), have filed their respective appeals to challenge the tribunal’s decision on President Bola Tinubu’s election. The newspaper reports that the World Bank has warned that the Niger Republic crisis will put pressure on the Nigerian food market.


The Nation reports that President Bola Tinubu addressed world leaders at the 78th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The newspaper says the Trade Union Congress (TUC) and the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) differ on the modalities for the planned indefinite strike.

Daily Trust reports that gunmen killed eight security operatives and burnt their corpses in Imo. The newspaper says Nigeria will get 95,000 slots for the 2024 hajj.

The Guardian says Adebola Akin-Bright, the 12-year-old boy with missing intestines at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, is dead. The newspaper reports that Tinubu called on world leaders to hand Africa a better deal in international politics.

Daily Independent says the national electricity grid collapsed again. The newspaper reports that doctors have highlighted a worsening diphtheria outbreak in Kano, Borno and Bauchi.

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