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Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Friday, 27th September, 2019



Good morning Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of top newspaper headlines in Nigeria for today Saturday, 12th December 2020

Good Morning. Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today Friday, 27th September 2019

1. FG To Reconstitute Minimum Wage Panel

The Federal Government will reconstitute its team on the Joint Public Sector Negotiating Council (JPSNC) on the implementation of the N30,000 new minimum wage.

Naija News understands that the team headed by former Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (HoCSF) Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita may be reconstituted today, Friday, September 27.

2. Obasanjo Visits South African President, Discusses Xenophobic Attacks On Nigerians

Former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has visited South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, weeks after the Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.

Naija News reports that the visit came after Obasanjo’s recent letter to Chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi, South African politician and Zulu tribal leader about the demerits of xenophobia.

3. Buhari Govt Gives Update On Closure Of Nigerian Borders

President Muhammadu Buhari‘s government through the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), retired Col. Hameed Ali, says the closure of Nigeria’s borders by Federal Government was undertaken to strengthen the nation’s security and protect its economic interests.

Naija News reports that Ali made this known during a meeting with border stakeholders, comprising freight forwarders and security agencies on Thursday at Seme.

4. #RevolutionNow: Why Sowore Is Yet To Be Released – DSS

The Department of State Services (DSS) has disclosed why it is yet to release the convener of the #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore.

Naija News recalls that the Federal High Court, Abuja, had threatened to jail the Director-General of the DSS, Yusuf Bichi, over the detention of the publisher of Sahara Reporters, Sowore.

5. Boko Haram: Buhari Reacts To Killing Of Aid Worker By ISWAP

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killing of one of the six aid workers held in captivity by Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP).

Naija News reports that Boko Haram terrorists killed one of the abducted aid workers in Borno State.

6. UK Court Grants Stay Of Execution Of P&ID $9.6b Award

A United Kingdom Commercial and Arbitration Court, has ordered a stay of execution of the $9.6billion damages secured against Nigeria by Process and Industrial Developments (P&ID), a company on the British Virgin Islands.

Naija News reports that the UK Court asked the Nigerian government to make a “Security Payment” of $200 million to the court.

7. APC Breaks Silence On Crisis In Presidency, Buhari vs Osinbajo ‘Rift’

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party, has dismissed the claims of a purported rift between President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

Naija News reports that the ruling party maintained that there is no crack in the Presidency as reported in some section of the Nigerian media.

8. Minimum Wage: Labour Issues Fresh Demand To Government

A section of the organized labour in Nigeria has lamented the continued delay in the implementation of the N30,000 minimum wage to Nigerian workers.

The labour union further demanded the payment of a decent living wage to workers instead of the minimum wage which has been dragging for long.

9. When I Would Retire As Nigeria’s President – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has declared when he would be retiring.

Buhari who spoke in New York, at the sidelines of the 74th UN General Assembly, when he met with President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa of Portugal, said he would only retire when he has finished the programmes and policies he started in his first term.

10. Crisis In Presidency: I Pity Tinubu – Mike Ozekhome

Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mike Ozekhome, has stated that he feels bad for the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu.

The human rights activist stated that the cabals in the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration are planning to dump Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, after using him to distribute Tradermoni in markets before the last general elections.

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