Good Morning. Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today Wednesday, 11th September 2019
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja, has picked a date to deliver judgment in the petition between Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and President Muhammadu Buhari.
Recall Atiku, 2019 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is challenging the election victory of President Buhari, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Federal Government and the Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC) on the new minimum wage has once again rescheduled its negotiation plans till next week Monday.
Naija News recalls that the last negotiation between the government and the JNPSNC was to hold on Sept. 4 but was suspended.
The Ekiti State National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal has sacked the Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Dayo Adeyeye, of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Naija News gathered that the tribunal-led by Justice Danladi Adeck declared the former Senate Minority Leader, Senator Biodun Olujimi of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner of the February 23 election in Ekiti South Senatorial District.
Nigeria’s former Petroleum Resources Minister, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke has permanently lost some pieces of jewelry valued at $40 million (about N14.4 billion) to the Federal Government.
Naija News recalls that the federal government through the EFCC had requested for the final forfeiture over an alleged illegal acquirement of the jewelries.
The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), had on Tuesday embarked on a procession in the federal capital territory (FCT) on Tuesday despite a warning by the police.
Recall that the movement was proscribed by a Nigerian Court over its activities in the country which has led to the death of Nigerians, security operatives and members of IMN.
The decomposing body of Gideon Okedayo, the professor of mathematical science at the Ondo State University of Science and Technology who was kidnapped last week, has been recovered.
The body was discovered in a bush where his abductors dropped him.
Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Works and Housing, who was recently reappointed by President Muhammadu Buhari, stated that there was no case of inflation under him.
The Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) had declared that it saved more than N26.86 billion for the Federal Government in 2018 alone, by revising down inflated contract sums by government contractors.
The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party in the 2019 Presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, says he has enough evidence to sack President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal.
Naija News reports that the Presidential election took place on February 23 and was conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige has reassured workers in the country of the commitment of President Muhammadu Buhari to their wellbeing.
He assured them that the Federal Government is still committed to improving their welfare.
Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu on Tuesday said it was the ill-treatment being meted by successive government, particularly the present, Mohammadu Buhari-led All Progressive Congress (APC), administration that aggravated the situation that worsened the agitation for the Sovereign State of Biafra, led by IPOB.
Naija News understands that the leader of the Biafran group made this known in a paper presented by Mazi Kanu, to the European Union, EU, Parliament.
That’s the top Nigerian newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.