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Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Monday, 23rd September, 2019



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Good Morning. Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today Monday, 23rd September 2019

1. Nigerian Army Launches New Strategy Against Insurgency

The Nigerian Army has launched “Operation Positive Identification” against the fleeing Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists in the North East.

Naija News gathered that the “Operation Positive Identification” has been launched by the Theatre Command of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD).

2. PDP’s Atiku Heads To Supreme Court With 70-Point Appeal Against Buhari’s Victory

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Pary (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party, in the last general election, Atiku Abubakar, will file a 70-point appeal at the Supreme Court against President Muhammadu Buhari‘s victory.

Naija News had reported earlier that the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) on Wednesday, September 11, dismissed the petition of the PDP and its presidential candidate.

3. President Buhari Departs Nigeria Today For UNGA74

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday, September 22, departed for New York, United States to participate in the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA74).

Naija News reports that the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA74) opened on Tuesday, September 17.

4. Two Killed, Scores Injured As Gunmen Attack Adamawa Villages

Unknown gunmen have attacked two villages in Numan Local Government Area of Adamawa State, northern Nigeria, leaving at least two people killed and many others, including a soldier, injured.

A report monitored on The Nation by Naija News, quoted local sources, who attributed the attacks to herdsmen, to have said that the attackers laid siege on Shaforon and Kodumti villages around 1:00am on Sunday, visiting mayhem on households.

5. Miyetti Allah Blames Judges, Police Over Alleged Crimes By Fulani

Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), has blamed judges and police in Nigeria over the recent crimes allegedly perpetrated by Fulani’s across the country.

Naija News understands that the National Vice President, MACBAN, Muhammadu Jaure made this known on Saturday, September 21.

6. 2023: Tinubu Speaks On Backing Buhari’s Moves Against Osinbajo

Former Lagos governor and national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has debunked speculation that he was working against Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria’s vice president over the 2023 presidency.

Naija News understands that Tinubu made this known while reacting to the latest actions taken by President Muhammadu Buhari allegedly targeted at his deputy, Daily Post reports.

7. SERAP Sends ‘Strong Message’ To AGF Malami Over Treason Charge Against Sowore

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abukabar Malami (SAN), urging him to use his position “to without delay enter a nolle prosequi and discontinue the prosecution of the Convener of ‘RevolutionNow’ protest and publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, and his colleague, Olawale Bakare.”

Naija News recalls that the administration of President Buhari filed seven counts of treasonable felony and money laundering against Sowore.

8. Fire Guts WHO Storage Facility In Osun

The World Health Organisation (WHO) vaccination storage facility located at the Ayegbaju Market in Osogbo, the Osun state capital was on Saturday razed by fire.

Naija News understands that the incident occurred on Saturday, September 21.

This online news platform understands that the inferno started from one of the power generators planted around the WHO storage facility.

9. CAN Calls For Arrest Of Miyetti Allah President

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has called for the immediate arrest of the President of Miyetti Allah.

Naija News understands that the apex Christian organization made this known in a statement on Sunday, September 22.

10. Wole Soyinka Roasts Buhari Govt Over Treason Charge Against Sowore

Nobel laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka, says the Federal Government led by President Muhammadu Buhari has attained an “unprecedented level of paranoia”, following the charges of treason filed against Omoyele Sowore, the publisher of Sahara Reporters.

Naija News recalls that the administration of President Buhari filed seven counts of treasonable felony and money laundering against Sowore.

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

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