Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.
President Muhammadu Buhari and his Guinean counterpart, Alpha Conde, on Friday evening arrived Katsina State for the Eid-el- Kabir celebrations expected to hold between August 11 and 12. Naija News reports that the presidential jet conveying the two leaders torched down at Malam Umar Musa Yar’adua Airport at about a minute past five o’clock in the evening.
The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, Atiku Abubakar has stated that sacrifice to God for the good of others is the Spirit of Eid al-Adha. The former Vice President made this known in a statement sent to Naija News on Saturday morning.
An angry mob on Saturday killed a policeman and injured two others after they (Police) allegedly shot dead a tailor. Naija News reports that some operatives of the Special Anti-Kidnapping Squad gunned down the shop owner, identified as Biliki, in the Ijegun area of Lagos during an operation to apprehend alleged kidnappers.
The Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election, Peter Obi, has rejected reports that the United States denied him a visa to the country. The former Anambra State governor made this known in a statement through his media adviser, Valentine Obienyem on Saturday.
Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has said the reason lashed out on Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria’s President over his alleged refusal to declare the Fulani herdsmen as terrorists. Fani-Kayode alleged that the president is continually protecting the violent herdsmen against the rest of Nigerians.
The Enugu state chapter of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has announced a two-day closure of livestock and perishable goods markets in the State. Naija News understands that to this effect, the market will not be open for business on Wednesday and Thursday next week.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of desperately trying to invent means to frame and drag down former Vice President Atiku Abubakar. The PDP was reacting to a statement by the APC, resorting to what the PDP described as “fabrications, insults and attempts to invent allegations” against the former Vice President.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has described the zoning of political offices as a barrier to political equality in Nigeria. El-Rufai made this known in a prologue titled, ‘Defeating a Determined Incumbent – The Nigerian Experience’, which he contributed to a book – Power of Possibilities and Politics of Change in Nigeria – written by the Director-General of the Progressives Governors’ Forum, Salihu Lukman.
The rematch between former World Heavyweight Champion, Anthony Joshua and the reigning Word Heavyweight Champion, Andy Ruiz Jr is set to hold will hold on Saturday, December 7, 2019 in Saudi Arabia. The December 7 fight themed ‘Clash on the Dunes’, will see Joshua making his attempts with all his strength to win back the IBF, WBA and WBO titles he sensationally lost to Ruiz Jr in New York in June.
Former Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) housemate, BamBam has finally broken her silence to speak on her engagement with TeddyA. Naija News recalls that TeddyA has in the cause of the week proposed to BamBam after they found love in the BBNaija house.
That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.