Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Sunday, 26th May 2019.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) winner of the general elections held in Zamfara State following the ruling of the Supreme Court. Naija News recalls that the Apex Court dismissed an appeal challenging the nullification of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) primary elections in Zamfara state.
The Independent National Electoral Commission on Saturday declared the PDP winner of the Zamfara Governorship and National Assembly elections following the Supreme Court ruling.
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state, northern Nigeria, has appointed 36 new permanent secretaries for various ministries, departments and agencies in the state. Naija News understands that the new appointments were “in pursuit of consolidating the reform initiatives of the present administration towards entrenching greater efficiency and productivity,” a statement by the Head of Service, Auwal Na’iya revealed.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the victory of the party in Zamfara as a triumph of the will of the people over manipulative forces. Naija News had on Saturday reported that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared the PDP winner of the general elections held in Zamfara State following the ruling of the Supreme Court.
Despite attempts by Rochas Okorocha to regain his certificate of return, his effort has been met with a disappointing failure as an Owerri high court stopped Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from issue a certificate of return to him. The Suit with NO HOW/596/2019 was filed by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senatorial candidate for Imo West Hon Jones Onyeriri against the INEC.
The Arewa Pastors Non-denominational Initiative for Peace, Bishop Abu Richard says President Muhammadu Buhari is not the cause of the killings in the country. Naija News reports that the National Chairman, of the Arewa Pastors initiative, Bishop Abu Richard made this known while briefing newsmen on Pre-swearing-in Prayer Meeting on Saturday in Abuja.
The Governor-elect of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha has accused the administration of Governor Rochas Okorocha of plotting to undermine his inauguration. At a press conference on Saturday, the chairman of the Governor-elect’s inauguration planning and handover committee, Chris Okewulonu also accused government officials of attempts to blackmail Ihedioha.
Boko Haram terrorist group have released a video purportedly showing men of the Nigeria military captured during combat in the North-East. During the paraded of the captured soldiers by the insurgents, the personnel of the Nigerian army, Nigerian Navy, Nigeria police force disclosed the locations they were captured.
One person has been left unconscious as a container truck rammed into a car on the Ijora bridge in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial city. The victim of the crash was reported to be onboard when the truck crash the car the victim was onboard.
Cyril Ramaphosa earlier today was sworn in as the fifth President of South Africa. Naija News Understands that the 66-year-old leader was unanimously elected by parliament to a five-year term after his African National Congress won legislative elections on May 8, taking 230 of the 400 seats.
That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.