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Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Monday, 19th August, 2019



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Good Morning. Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today Monday, 19th August 2019

1. Yoruba, Hausa Traders Clash, Shut Down Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway

Hausa and Yoruba traders on Sunday clashed at Oke-Odo Market on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway.

Naija News gathered that this left one person seriously injured and the Expressway shut down.

2. Presidency Speaks On IPOB’s Attack On Ekweremadu

The Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission and Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has condemned the attack on Senator Ike Ekweremadu.

Naija News understands that Ekweremadu was attacked during the annual cultural festival of the Ndigbo, apex social-cultural group in the south-east held in Nuremberg, Germany.

3. Real Reason My India Treatment Failed – El-Zakzaky

The leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Ibrahim El-zakzaky, has revealed that the federal government frustrated his medical treatment in India.

In a video, the Shiites leader accused the federal government of making it difficult for him to get the needed treatment at the hospital, hence his return to Nigeria.

4. US Scores Buhari Govt Low In New Report

The United States Department of State has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari-led Government failed to make significant progress in fiscal transparency.

This was the submission of the U.S. Department of State 2019 Fiscal Transparency Report spanning January 1 – December 31, 2018.

5. Why I Admire Odigie-Oyegun – Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday gave two reasons why he admires the former National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun.

He made this known while speaking at the 80th birthday celebration of Oyegun, a former Edo State governor, in Abuja.

6. Nnamdi Kanu Breaks Silence After IPOB Attack Ekweremadu

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has reacted to the attack on the immediate past Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, in Nuremberg Germany.

Naija News had reported earlier that Ekweremadu was attacked by the IPOB members in Nuremberg, Germany on Saturday, August 17.

7. JAMB Issues Fresh Directive To Candidates, Reveals Admission Process Date

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has asked the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) candidates to always read and adhere to instructions contained in the examination brochure before registration.

JAMB made this known through its Head of Media and Publicity, Fabian Benjamin, during an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abuja.

8. What Fayose Said After IPOB Members Attacked Ekweremadu

The immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has condemned the attack on former Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu by suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

Naija News had reported earlier that Ekweremadu was attacked by the IPOB members in Nuremberg, Germany on Saturday, August 17.

9. Samson Siasia Set To Challenge FIFA Ban

Former Super Eagles coach Samson Siasia has stated that his lawyer is looking into his life ban by world football governing body FIFA.

Naija News had reported earlier that Siasia was banned for life by FIFA after being found guilty over bribery and manipulation of matches.

10. BBNaija: Joe, Enkay Evicted From Big Brother House

Housemates, Joe Abdallah and Ede Nkechiyere aka Enkay have been evicted from the fourth edition of the Big Brother Naija reality show.

While Enkay was part of the losing team ‘The Icons’, Joe was part of the winning team ‘Cruisetopia’.

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

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