Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today Sunday, 19th May 2019.
The Federal Government has said that it has ‘credible evidence” to back up its outcry that the opposition is planning to “sabotage the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, generally overheat the polity and make the country ungovernable”. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said this on Saturday at the 2019 edition of his annual Ramadan lecture held at his home town, Oro, Kwara State.
The Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has said the people of south-east should not demand the presidency in 2023. The All Progressives Congress (APC) got fewer votes in the region during the 2019 presidential election and the minister described this as voting against the party.
The Commissioner for Information in Kano State, Mohammed Garba, has explained why Governor Abdullahi Ganduje fell apart with the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II. He also explained the vision that informed the creation of additional emirate councils in the state in an interview with Sun.
The plot to weaken opposition to the emergence of Senator Ahmed Lawan, the preferred choice of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the position of Senate President, has reached an advanced stage. Saturday PUNCH gathered in Abuja on Friday that the ruling party was leaving nothing to chance as it was prepared to take full advantage of pending cases before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to whip uncooperative lawmakers into line.
The Department of State Services (DSS) has condemned the alleged plot to overthrow the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. Nigeria’s secret police also accused the organisation it called the Nigeria Continuity and Progress (NCP) of being responsible for the alleged revolutionary call.
The Nigerian Navy has confirmed its recruitment of about 1,176 young men and women to aid its fight against sea pirates and oil bunkers in the nation’s maritime domain. Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin, Nigeria’s Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), disclosed this on Saturday at the formal Passing Out Parade of Batch 28 recruits trained at the Nigerian Navy Basic Training School in Onne, Rivers.
No fewer than 200 sacked workers of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria under the aegis of Association of Disengaged PHCN Staff Forum of Nigeria have protested in Bauchi State over the non-payment of their entitlements over five years after privatization. The workers expressed their pains and sufferings to newsmen during a protest at the Multi-Purpose Hall, Bauchi state.
Operatives of the Kano state Police command on Friday intercepted 303 cartons of Tramadol. Naija News understands that the drugs were intercepted during a raid at No 157 Miller Road Bompai, in the Nasarawa local government area of the state.
A Nigerian social media user has called for the arrest of Popular Nigerian cross-dresser and internet celebrity, Idris Okuneye, widely known as Bobrisky ‘before he corrupts our kids’. According to the man as reported by Naija fame he called on “the Nigerian authorities to arrest Bobrisky with immediate effect before he corrupts our kids”.
10. Watch Out As Omotola Jolade, Sola Sobowale, Yemi Blaq Other Starr In Soon Coming Movie – Shadow Parties
Another blockbuster is about to hit Nigerian fans from the stable of Nollywood as Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Sola Sobowale and Yemi Blaq are starring in a new movie, ‘Shadow Parties.’
That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.