Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.
President Muhammadu Buhari is presently in Abuja after his two-day visit to South Africa. Naija News recalls that the two African leaders also co-chaired the inaugural meeting of the 9th Bi-National Commission at the seat of government, Union Building, Pretoria, on Thursday.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has reportedly unveiled that some cabals are behind several allegations springing up against his person. This was disclosed by Bishop Wale Oke, founder and Presiding Bishop of the Sword of the Spirit Ministries, Ibadan.
Nigeria’s Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, has revealed the Federal Government may be forced to lay off some civil servants. Speaking on the necessity to reduce the federal staff, Ngige told labour leaders in Abuja that a total of N580 billion is needed to meet labour’s demand on the new minimum wage.
Activist and publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, has on Friday, been granted bail by a court of competent jurisdiction. Also granted bail was Olawale Bakare.
The leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, says the Republic of Biafra will come in his time. Naija News reports that the IPOB leader gave this assurance to “Biafrans” during an “emergency broadcast” on Radio Biafra on Thursday, October 3.
Nasir El-Rufai, the Governor of Kaduna State has claimed that kidnappers are now collaborating with “some elements of Boko Haram”, to hold people for ransom. Naija News understands that El-Rufai stated this on Friday, October 4 while addressing State House correspondents.
Adams Oshiomhole, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, has stated that those talking about his presidential ambition in 2023 or printing posters are playing god. The former Governor of Edo state stated this during a reconciliation meeting with aggrieved aspirants and stakeholders from Bayelsa State.
President Muhammadu Buhari, while speaking in South Africa on Friday, told Nigerians living in the country that the recent xenophobic attacks were shocking to him. The President stated this when he addressed Nigerians living in South Africa during a town hall meeting.
The Fédération Internationale de Football Association, FIFA, has reacted to the death of former Nigeria U-20 captain, Issac Promise. Recall that Naija News had reported that the former Genclerbirligi and Trabzonspor striker died at the age of 31 on Thursday.
Nigerian Afro-pop queen, Tiwa Savage has revealed that she and Wizkid, another Nigeria music sensation, are ‘friends with benefit’. The popular singer said this in a recent radio interview, where she also disclosed she is still single.
That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.
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