Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Tuesday, 27th November, 2018
1. President Buhari approves increment of Police salary
President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to increase the increase the salary, allowances and pensions of the Nigerian Police force.
Buhari spoke with members of the Nigeria Police Service Commission and the leadership of the Nigeria Police Force who were on a “Thank You” visit to the State House following his approval of Rank Salary Structure Adjustment, by which salary, allowances and pension of policemen will be increased.
2. ASUU and FG meeting ends in deadlock
The Meeting between the Federal Government and Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), on Monday in Abuja has ended in a stalemate, as no agreement was reached at the end of negotiation.
The President of ASUU, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, while speaking to newsmen in Abuja, said that no agreement was reached and and the meeting continued.
3. Buhari tells aggrieved APC members to go to court
All Progressives Congress (APC) members who were aggrieved over the primaries for the 2019 elections are free to seek redress in court.
This was noted by President Muhammadu Buhari, one week after the national working committee (NWC) of the ruling party threatened to punish members who filed legal action against the party.
4. Governor Ganduje donates N10m to EFCC
Kano state governor,Abdullahi Ganduje has donated N10 million to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and other agencies organizing the National anti-corruption marathon.
This Ganduje announced, when he received members of the main organising committee in Abuja.
5. Igbo governors demand Buhari appoint Igbo as service chief
Again, the the South-East governors have renewed agitation, urging President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint a service chief from the zone.
They expressed worries that no Igbo man or woman is in the apex security architecture in the country.
6. Atiku blames Buhari, service chiefs for killing of Nigerian soldiers
Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has blamed President Muhammadu Buhari for the recent killing of Nigerian soldiers in Metele, Borno State.
Atiku submitted that the soldiers might still be alive if their bosses had not been distracted by a political meeting with President Buhari when the Boko Haram terrorists attacked.
7. Nnamdi Kanu insists Buhari is cloned, vows to reveal evidences
Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has insisted that President Muhammadu Buhari is ‘dead’, noting that Sudan, Jubril Aminu Al-Sudani, is still the one ‘ruling Nigeria’ in his place.
Kanu made the assertion during the weekend in a two-and-half-hour worldwide radio broadcast.
8. APC insists Atiku is a fugitive running away from the United States
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has challenged Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to come clean “on the nagging issue of his travel ban to the United States of America” following his alleged indictment for corruption in that country.
Yekini Nabena, Deputy National Publicity Secretary of APC, in a statement, said the PDP was busy entertaining people with what it called “silly conspiracies around the president, and ignoring credibility issues surrounding its candidate”.
9. President Buhari cancels Edo trip to visit Maiduguri
President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Edo on Tuesday may have been cancelled as the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Annual Conference, initially billed to hold in Benin City has been shifted to Maiduguri, Borno State.
Military authorities as well as President Buhari’s aide on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, confirmed this development.
10. Aregbesola hands over to Oyetola as Osun governor today
Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola will today, hand over to Alh. Isiaka Gboyega Oyetola as the governor of the state of Osun.
The event is billed to hold at the Osogbo township stadium.
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