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Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Saturday, 21st September, 2019



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Good morning, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of top Newspaper Headlines in Nigeria for today Saturday, 21st September 2019.

Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.

1. How Closure Of Borders Has Affected Nigeria – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that the closure of Nigerian land borders for a limited period due to massive smuggling is already yielding positive results for the economy. Naija News reports that the President made this comment when he received a delegation from the Nigerian Association for Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture at the State House, Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, on Friday, September 20.

2. Sheikh Gumi Slams Buhari, Says The President Is Destroying Nigeria

Sheikh Abubakar Gumi, a popular Islamic cleric has lamented that it may take Nigeria up to forty years to recover from the damage being perpetrated by President Muhammadu Buhari. The outspoken Islamic scholar also described the 2019 General elections as the worst in the history of Nigeria.

3. President Buhari Explodes Over UN Report On Violence In Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has berated reports of the United Nations (UN) rapporteur on violence in Nigeria. Naija News recalls that the UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Ms. Agnes Callamard, called on Buhari led Federal Government and the international community to pay special attention to the lingering violence in north-central Nigeria.

4. Video: Police Arrest Wanted Port-Harcourt Serial Killer

The Rivers State Police Command has arrested Mr Gracious David West, a suspected serial killer, who lures young women to low budget hotels in the state capital, Port-Harcourt. Naija News reported that the suspect was caught on camera a few days ago leaving a hotel after strangling a yet-to-be-identified lady following sex romp with her.

5. Buhari Meets Acting HoS, Yemi-Esan

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met with the Acting Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folashade Yemi-Esan, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The agenda of the meeting between Buhari and Yemi-Esan, which was held behind closed doors, was unknown at the time of filing this report.

6. NEC Okays N100bn For Implementation Of NLTP

The sum of N100bn has been approved by the National Economic Council (NEC) as a budget for the implementation of the National Livestock Transformation Plan. Presided over by the vice president, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, the proposal on yesterday.

7. Presidential Tribunal: Atiku Sends Fresh Message To Nigerians

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 general elections, Atiku Abubakar has appreciated his supporters for their steadfastness. Atiku, in a personally signed statement made available to Naija News on Friday, called on his supporters not to be discouraged by the judgement of the presidential tribunal which gave victory to President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress.

8. IGP Breaks Silence On Nigeria’s Security Situation

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has stated that the rate of crime in Nigeria has reduced in the last quarter of the year following recent records. This the IGP made known during an interview with State House correspondents yesterday after his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari.

9. English Premier League Fixtures, Kick-Off Time (Full List)

English Premier League leaders Liverpool will on Sunday welcome high-flying Chelsea to the Anfield Stadium. Jurgen Klopp’s charges will look to contain in-form striker Tammy Abraham, with Virgil Van Dijk tasked with stopping the former Derby attacker.

10. Forbes Name Kanye West 2019 Richest Artiste (See Top 20)

Forbes has named American rapper and reality television Kanye West the highest-paid hip-hop act in the world, earning 150 million dollars in a year. Kanye West edged out Jay-Z who earned 81 million dollars and Drake who made 71 million dollars, to stay at the top of the list.

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

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