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Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Tuesday, 13th August, 2019



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Good Morning. Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today Tuesday, 13th August 2019

1. FG Gives Reason Why Minimum Wage Has Not Been Implemented

Following the threat to embark on a protest by the Labour Union, the Federal Government has attributed the delay in the implementation of the new minimum wage to the unrealistic demands of labour unions.

Richard Egbule, the Chairman, National Salaries, Income and Wages Commission stated this during an interview with NAN on Monday.

2. Presidency Reveals What Buhari Is Doing About Soldiers/Police Clash

The Presidency has disclosed that contrary to believe in certain quarters, President Muhammadu Buhari is not unconcerned about the recent inter-agency clash between the police and the army.

Recall soldiers of the Nigerian Army killed some operatives of the Nigeria Police in Taraba state who were on a covert mission to arrest a wanted kidnap kingpin, Alhaji Hamisu.

3. El-Zakzaky, Wife Jets Out Of Nigeria

The leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), also known as the Shiites, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat, on Monday night, left the country for India.

They flew out to India on an Emirate flight from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja.

4. Why EFCC Must Immediately Arrest Buhari, Tinubu – Omokri

Reno Omokri, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has said that confessions by Timi Frank has confirmed fabricated lies against Jonathan.

He added that the confessions by Frank, a former National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has vindicated former President Jonathan.

5. Next Level: What Nigerians Must Do – Bola Tinubu

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, says Nigerians must dedicate themselves to the growth and prosperity of the country.

Naija News reports that Tinubu made this comment while speaking with journalists after the Eid-el-Kabir prayers.

6. 2023: What Guinea President Told Buhari About Tinubu

Fresh facts have emerged alluding to the fact that part of President Alpha Conde of Guinea’s mission in Nigeria is to lobby for Chief Bola Tinubu to replace President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.

Recall Conde arrived in Daura, Katsina State, at the weekend to visit Buhari as the two African leaders celebrate the 2019 Eid-El-Kabir.

7. Nigerian Army Dismiss Soldier For Raping University Student

Sunday Adelola, a Lance Corporal of the Nigerian army who allegedly raped a student of Adekunle Ajasin University student Akungba Akoko has been dismissed by the Army.

Naija News understands that Mr Adelola, was handed over to the police further investigation and prosecution immediately he was dismissed by the army.

8. Minimum Wage: Labour Issues Fresh Ultimatum To Government

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) has warned the federal government to stop ‘foot dragging’ on the payment of the new minimum wage to Nigerian workers.

The Ekiti State Chairman of the TUC, Sola Adigun, who made the latest call, urged the Federal Government not to take the negotiation on the new minimum wage beyond Wednesday, August 14.

9. I’m Ashamed Of Obaseki, Oshiomhole’s Rift – Oyegun

The former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun, has described the rift between Gov Godwin Obaseki of Edo State and his predecessor, Adams Oshiomhole, as ridiculous.

Oyegun, who is also a former governor of Edo State, expressed his concern while speaking with newsmen on his birthday in Benin.

10. There’s Hardship In Nigeria – Emir of Zazzau Tells Buhari, Governors

The emir of Zazzau, Shehu Idris, says Nigerians are suffering as a result of “palpable hardship” in Nigeria.

Naija News reports that the emir of Zazzau made this comment while delivering his Sallah message at his palace in Zaria, Kaduna state, northern Nigeria.

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

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