Newspaper headlines phase 2.

  • Many people were feared killed and several houses razed during a renewed Bassa-Igburra crisis in Bassa Local Government Area of Kogi State on Sunday. The two ethnic groups have been at loggerheads for a long time over fish ponds and land ownership.
  • At least 120 people have been hospitalized after suspected toxic chemicals from an expired industrial gas cylinder contaminated the air and spread to the neighborhood of Mundadu, a suburb of Kano. Locals said the incident occurred Friday evening where one Saifullahi gathered scrap metals and crushed them for recycling.
  • Chairman of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Benue State, Sir John Ngbede, has emerged as the deputy governorship candidate of the party for the forthcoming gubernatorial election in the State.
  • With about 72 hours to the time limit the Federal Government gave the Prof. Nimi Briggs Committee to conclude negotiation with the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, there are indications that the union may make some concessions in its demands from the government.

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