Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.
Nigeria’s foreign reserves have dropped by $1.26bn from $41.76bn on October 2 to $40.5bn as at the end of October 30. According to the economic report for the third quarter of 2019 by Central Bank of Nigeria the reserves which had continued to shed in recent months dropped by $482.18m from N45.14bn as of July 8 to $44.65bn as of August 8, 2019.
A two-story building on Friday evening collapsed along Glover Road in the Ikoyi area of Lagos State. Naija News gathered that the collapsed building was still under construction.
The Court of Appeal on Friday sacked Abdulmumin Jibrin as the lawmaker representing Kiru/Bebeji Federal Constituency of Kano State. The decision was handed down by Justice Ajoke Adepoju who also ordered a fresh election to be conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The court of appeal sitting in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, has laid to rest the dispute that arose from February 23, 2019, National Assembly election in Oyo South. The appeal panel on Friday dismissed the petition by Sen. Abiola Ajimobi, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) against the election victory of Dr. Kola Balogun of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Youths under the auspices of the Ijaw Youths Council, IYC, worldwide has dismissed rumours that they are a part of the call for the sack of the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio. The youth also said the issue is detrimental to the Niger Delta’s development.
Ibrahim Magu, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)‘ acting chairman, ignored a question on the petition against Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), over alleged cash-laden bullion vans traced to him. Recall that in February, pictures of two bullion vans being driven into Tinubu’s Bourdillon residence in Lagos on the eve of the presidential election went viral on social media.
Governors elected under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have revealed their stand on the possibility of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu or Mallam Nasir El-Rufai taking over from President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023. Naija News reports Tinubu is the National Leader of the APC and El-Rufai is the incumbent governor of Kaduna State.
Property worth several millions of Naira were on Thursday night destroyed when a raging fire razed many shops in the Maiduguri GSM market. Popularly called “Kasuwar Jagol” in local parlance, the GSM market is located at the Post Office area of the town and houses thousands of traders and artisans.
Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool will be traveling to the midlands to take on Aston Villa in order to maintain their brilliant start to the English Premier League (EPL). Liverpool have won 13 Premier League away games against Aston Villa and they will be looking to continue that good run of form.
The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, has said the two girls illegally arrested by Davido after they pranked that he impregnated one of them. Last week, a video went viral, where one of the two girls named Helen, claimed that Davido slept with her at the Eko Hotel and Suites and she got pregnant.
That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.