Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Friday morning


Good morning! Here are 10 things you need to know this morning:

1. The bodyguards of President Muhammadu Buhari, who participated in the last campaigns for his election, on Thursday, protested against their exclusion from his government by some alleged cabals in his government. They alleged that they were not compensated for the role they played ahead of Buhari’s election and have been shielded from the government since he emerged President. They said it’s a security threat to the nation if the government continues to neglect them.

2. A 32-year-old businessman, Ezekiel Igbokwe, has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly killing his wife’s lover, Victor Olatundun while having sex with his wife on their matrimonial bed. The suspect allegedly committed the offence around 12am on July 27 at Peace Lodge on Itura Street, Awa Ijebu, Ijebu-North Local Government Area of Ogun State.

3. Members of the Indigenous People of Biafra have commended the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubabar Malami (SAN), for ordering that rsome of their members that were arrested during a protest in Aba, Abia State be released. In a statement on Thursday by their Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, they said the AGF had demonstrated that he had respect for the rule of law, urging him to do same to other members in detention in other parts of the country.