Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.
A former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, says Bola Tinubu, the National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) stands a good chance of emerging as Nigeria’s next president in 2023 to replace President Muhammadu Buhari. Naija News reports that Lawal made this comment while speaking with reporters in Yola, Adamawa state capital.
The panel set up to investigate allegations of gross misconduct against the impeached Kogi Deputy Governor, Simon Achuba, says it could not prove the allegations levelled against him. Naija News had reported earlier that the Kogi State House of Assembly impeached Achuba as the State Deputy Governor on Friday.
Seven persons have reportedly died in a fatal auto accident involving the advance team of Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki. Naija News understands that the accident occurred in the afternoon hours of Saturday, October 19, along the Benin-Auchi Expressway.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s opposition party on Saturday reacted to the impeachment of Kogi state deputy governor, Simon Achuba. Naija News understands that the PDP in its reaction to the impeachment of the Deputy Governor, mocked the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello over what the opposition party described as his desperate bid of using “underhand measures to forcefully” remove his Deputy.
Edward Onoja, the running mate to Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State in the forthcoming governorship election, has replaced Simon Achuba as the new Deputy Governor of the north-central state. A report monitored on the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) by Naija News, says Onoja would be sworn in on Saturday as the new Deputy Governor of the state.
The impeached Deputy Governor of Kogi State, north-central Nigeria, Simon Achuba, has berated the state House of Assembly over his impeachment. Naija News had reported earlier that the Kogi State House of Assembly impeached Achuba as the State Deputy Governor on Friday.
Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has said it would confiscate the cows of any erring member, especially those destroying farmlands. Naija News reports that the State chairman of the association, Mohammed Husaini, gave the warning during a meeting with members on Saturday in Keana Local Government Area (LGA).
The leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has vowed that his group will resist “the evil plan by Fulani caliphate to keep the people of Biafra in perpetual bondage.” Kanu made this statement in reaction to the tanker explosions recorded in Onitsha, the commercial nerve of Anambra State, Southeast Nigeria, which he described as a “coordinated terror attack by the Muslim terrorist Alimajiris from Northern Nigeria.”
A football agent, Giuseppe Pagliara, has accused former Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson of fixing a UEFA Champions League match. According to the UK Mirror, the agent revealed that he gave Sir Alex a £30,000 Rolex in exchange for fixing the match.
The full list of winners of the Headies 2019 which held on Saturday night, October 19, has emerged. Naija News reports that this year’s Headies award was the 13th edition of the award which is formerly known as the Hip Hop World award.
That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.