The United Kingdom’s probe over the alleged link of Nigeria’s main opposition political party, All Progressive Congress (APC) to the Boko Haram sect dominated major newspapers on Sunday. Indications have emerged that the British parliament was set to probe the activities of the group to determine whether it had any link with the APC, the newspapers reported.
They said that a prominent member of the British parliament, Mr. Andrew Rosindell, questioned the UK foreign secretary, Mr. William Hague, on the country’s engagement with Nigeria’s APC, over the Boko Haram’s menace.
The newspapers also reported that global attention, especially from the US, on rescue of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls, had shifted to the possibility of negotiations with insurgents for the release of the girls.
The Vanguard, like many others, said Presidency would not intervene in the stalemate at the National Conference on between northern and southern over revenue sharing formula in the restructuring of the country.
Police’s public alert to the threat of another terror attack on motor parks in Abuja was reported by most newspapers, including This Day, credited the warning to Force Public Relations Officer, Mr. Frank Mba.
Nigerian Tribune reported that 8,000 refugees fleeing Boko Haram in Nigeria have entered Cameroun.
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