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Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Thursday, 26th September, 2019

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Good Morning. Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today Thursday, 26th September 2019

1. Vice President Osinbajo Waives Immunity To Clear Name On Fraud

The Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo, says he is ready to waive his constitutional immunity to “enable the most robust adjudication” of several baseless allegations, insinuation, and falsehoods against his person and office.

Naija News reports that the Vice President made this declaration on the micro-blogging site, Twitter, on Wednesday, September 25.

2. FG Declares Public Holiday To Mark Nigeria’s Independence Anniversary

The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Tuesday, October 1, as public holiday to mark the country’s 59th Independence Anniversary.

This was disclosed in a statement on Wednesday by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Mrs Georgina Ehuriah, on behalf of the Minister.

3. EFCC Speaks On Probing Vice President Osinbajo, N-SIP

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo and the National Social Investment Programme (N-SIP) are not under any probe, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said.

Naija News reports that the EFCC made this clarification in a statement issued by its Head of Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren on Wednesday.

4. Presidential Tribunal: APC Asks Supreme Court To Nullify Atiku, PDP’s Appeal

The ruling party in Nigeria, the All Progressives Congress has asked the apex court to nullify the appeal of the judgment on the presidential election presented before it by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Naija News recalls that the main opposition party candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, and his party have asked the Supreme Court to reverse the decision of the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) which upheld President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory.

5. Senate Reveals Why Petroleum Industry Bill May Be Delayed Till 2020

Nigeria’s Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has revealed when the upper chamber will conclude work on the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB).

Naija News learnt Lawan gave the revelation during in his speech while inaugurating the 70 Standing Committees of the Senate at plenary in Abuja on Wednesday.

6. Buhari Reacts To Coup Attempt In Ghana

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the recent attempt to overthrow the constitutionally elected government in Ghana.

In his reaction, President Buhari said democracy remains the best form of government and all attempts to topple it must be resisted.

7. Senate Inaugurates Standing Committees

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan on Wednesday, inaugurated the entire committees of the 9th Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Naija News reports the inauguration was done during the lawmakers’ plenary at the Senate chambers in Abuja.

8. President Buhari Sends MTEF, FSP Documents To Senate

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday transmitted the 2020 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP) to the Senate.

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan confirmed this when he read Buhari’s letter to the lawmakers during today’s plenary.

9. Fashola Slams Those Criticizing FG’s Borrowing Policy As ‘Half-Baked Economists’

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has hit out at those criticizing the borrowing policy of the federal government.

He described such people as “backward economists” who don’t understand how national economies are supposed to be run.

10. Boko Haram Kills Aid Worker In Borno, Threatens To Kill More

Information made available to Naija News on Wednesday has it that Boko Haram terrorists have killed one of the abducted aid workers in Borno State.

It was gathered that the insurgents also threatened to execute other aid workers in its custody citing deception from the government as their reason.

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

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