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Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Saturday, 3rd August, 2019



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Good morning, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of top Newspaper Headlines in Nigeria for today Saturday, 3rd August 2019.

Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.

1. Police Reveal Identities Of Abducted RCCG Pastors

The Ogun State Police Command has finally revealed the identities of the five abducted pastors of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG). Naija News recalls that the five persons were abducted on the Benin-Ijebu-Ode-Sagamu expressway Thursday night, August 2.

2. Gunmen Kidnap Five RCCG Pastors

Suspected gunmen on Thursday, kidnapped five pastors of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Naija News reports. The clergymen were abducted along the Ijebu-Ode axis of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on their way to attend the church’s Ministers’ Conference in Lagos.

3. Shites Movement Officially Files Case Against Proscription

The Islamic Movement of Nigeria has officially appealed against the ex-parte order made on July 26 proscribing them as a terrorist organisation. Counsel to IMN popularly called the Shiites, Haruna Magashi asked the court to set aside the ex-parte order made on July 26 proscribing IMN as a terrorist organisation.

4. Minimum Wage: Oshiomhole Tells NLC What To Do

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has told the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to do things differently if they want the new minimum wage to be implemented. Oshiomhole made the assertion on Thursday at an event in honour of Guy Ryder, director-general of the International Labour Organisation (ILO).

5. How Shiites Killed Channels TV Reporter, Police Commissioner – Presidency

The Presidency has accused the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) better known as Shiites of killing the FCT Deputy Commissioner of Police, Usman Umar and Precious Owolabi, Channels TV reporter. Naija News reports that the Presidency made this accusation in a statement issued on Friday by Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the president on media and publicity.

6. What Presidency Said About Leaked List Of Buhari’s Ministers’ Portfolios

The Presidency has denied the list-making rounds on social media on the portfolio assigned to Ministers-Designate by President Muhammadu Buhari. Recall the Senate on Tuesday, completed the screening of 43 nominees sent in by the president and confirmed all of them.

7. We Have Lifted 5m Nigerians Out Of Extreme Poverty, Buhari Boasts

President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that in three years, his administration has lifted five million Nigerians out of extreme poverty. He made the declaration on Thursday at the opening of the global youth employment forum of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in Abuja where he was represented by Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation.

8. Somali President Renounces US Citizenship

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, known as “Farmajo”, who owned the Somali and American nationalities, gave up the latter, the presidency said Thursday without providing any explanation. “The Somali Provisional Constitution allows Somali citizens to hold two passports, but the president has voluntarily started the process of renouncing his second citizenship after being elected president,” the Somali presidency said in a statement.

9. Stuart Baxter Resigns As South Africa Football Coach

Scotsman Stuart Baxter, who led the Bafana Bafana to the quarter-finals of the CAN, announced on Friday that he was leaving the coaching position. Scotsman Stuart Baxter announced on Friday that he was leaving his coaching position in South Africa. Appointed in May 2017, after a first lease at the head of Bafana Bafana from 2004 to 2005, the 65-year-old technician managed to hoist last July the South African team in the quarter-finals of the African Cup of Nations. Nations (0-1 defeat to Nigeria), after eliminating Egypt, the host country of the tournament, (1-0).

10. Video: Nigerian Artiste, Simi Caught Drunk After A Night Party

Popular Nigerian musician, Simisola has been caught on camera lying down and goofing around in a hotel passage after going for a night party with her friends. Simi who shared the videos of herself was at a night party yesterday night.

That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.

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