Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.
The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has again postponed the Bayelsa State governorship primary to Tuesday and Wednesday. Naija News reports that the APC had earlier moved its governorship primary in Bayelsa State to Saturday, August 31, 2019.
Nigeria’s former minister of justice, Michael Aondooakaa, has made a shocking revelation about the Process and Industrial Developments Limited (P&ID) gas contract. According to him, the P&ID contract was not approved by the federal executive council.
Action Alliance’s national party chairman Kenneth Udeze has been abducted in Abuja by some unknown men. Naija News learned that Mr. Udeze was kidnapped earlier today outside a Zenith Bank branch in Dutse Alhaji, Abuja.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that the theoretical transmission of electoral results is possible. The electoral body stated this while speaking on the conditions under which election results in Nigeria can be transmitted electronically.
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has received criticisms from the presidency over its failed attempt to attack President Muhammadu Buhari in Japan. Mr. Femi Adesina, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President disclosed that Buhari was not worried about the threats from the group as he was in Japan for serious business and has no time for distraction.
The Department of State Security (DSS) has arrested the mastermind of the recent attack on Nasarawa State Deputy Governor, Emmanuel Akabe. Naija News recalls that gunmen had last week Tuesday attacked the convoy of Akabe killing three policemen and a driver.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested one of the most wanted internet fraudsters listed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Oyediran Joseph. This was made known to newsmen on Friday in Kwara State by the Zonal Head of the EFCC, Sharu Iyaku.
Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed on Friday sacked his Special Adviser on Political Affairs, Alh. Musa Shittu. Naija News understands that the sack of the special adviser was made public in a press statement on Friday by the spokesperson of the Governor, Dr. Ladan Salihu.
The draws for the 2019/2020 UEFA Europa League group stage competition was held on Friday, 30th August 2019 in Monaco. Last seasons finalist, Arsenal were drawn in Group F where they will slug it out with German club, Eintracht Frankfurt who were beaten at the semi-final stage last season.
Nigerian female Afro-pop artiste, Yemi Alade has just blessed her fans and followers with the release of her much-anticipated album, ‘Woman Of Steel” Naija News reports the album, which is her fourth studio album was released on Friday, 30th August.
That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.