Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.
The Presidency has released takeaways from President Muhammadu Buhari‘s visit to Sochi, Russia where he participated in the maiden edition of the Russia-Africa summit. Naija News had reported earlier that President Buhari arrived Abuja from Russia on Friday night, a terse statement on the micro-blogging site, Twitter, by Bashir Ahmad, the Personal Assistant on New Media to the President confirmed.
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has expressed concern in the delay in naming Supreme Court justices to sit on his appeal against the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal’s ruling. Naija News recalls that the Presidential Election Tribunal (PEPT) had dismissed the petition of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku, against the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
A Judge of the Federal High Court, Ondo State, Justice Abdul Dogo, who was abducted by kidnappers has regained his freedom. Naija News reports that Justice Dogo alongside his driver, were abducted on Tuesday by unknown gunmen while he was returning to Akure from Abuja.
Unknown gunmen have released six female pupils and two staff of the Engravers College, Kakau Daji in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State. This is coming 23 days after their abduction by heavily-armed men suspected to be kidnappers.
Okoi Obono-Obla sacked Chairman of the Special Presidential Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP), says those behind his ordeal were bent on rubbishing him before the Nigerian public. Naija News reports that Obono-Obla spoke for the first time on Saturday evening through a Facebook post since he was relieved of his duties and his agency scrapped.
No fewer than 40 villages have been sacked by flood in Adamawa, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Dr. Muhammad Sulaiman, the Executive Secretary, Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency (ADSEMA), confirmed this to NAN on Saturday in Yola.
A Protest rocked Uselu Community along the Benin-Lagos highway on Saturday morning, October 26, following the murder of three sisters by a motorist. Naija News reports that the motorist killed three sisters who were going to the New Benin Market.
The owner of Niga’s Rehabilitation Centre (Kaduna ‘torture centre’), Lawal Muduru, also known as Malam Niga, has accused northern state governors of not being concerned about the future of the youth in the region. Naija News reports that the owner of the Kaduna ‘torture centre’ made this comment while with journalists in Kaduna, northern Nigeria.
Christain Pulisic grabbed a hattrick on Saturday as Chelsea beat Burnley in Turf Moor to continue their outstanding form in the English Premier League. The American forward scored his first three goals for the Blues at Turf Moor, after making his first Premier League start since August.
Oba Babatunde Ajayi, the Akarigbo and Paramount Ruler of Remoland, has warned Nigerian singer, Naira Marley, to thread with caution, saying “they are after you.” Naija News reports that the Yoruba traditional ruler gave the warning when Naira Marley paid him homage as he arrived Sagamu to perform in the 2019 Sagamu Day festival.