Good Morning. Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today Thursday, 7th November 2019
Some days after the outcry by several Nigerians on the Deep Offshore and Inland Basin Production Sharing Contract Amendment Bill signed into law in London, President Muhammadu Buhari has allegedly taken another shocking action on the office of the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo.
Naija News learnt from a report monitored on Daily Nigerian that the President who is in the UK for a private visit sacked 35 aides working in the office of Vice-President.
The House of Representatives on Wednesday commenced investigating four members who claim to be leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the House.
Naija News reports that those being investigated are Hon. Kingsley Chinda, Toby Okechukwu, Umar Barde and Muraina Ajibola.
Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, on Wednesday, told the Federal High Court, in Abuja that the publisher of Sahara Reporter, Omoyele Sowore and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare, have met their bail conditions.
The human rights lawyer stated that the defendants who are on charges of a treasonable felony would be released on Wednesday.
The lawmaker representing Egbeda/Ona federal constituency, Akin Alabi, has reacted to the report making round that President Muhammadu Buhari‘s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, travelled with a bill to London for the President’s assent.
Alabi in his view on the situation stated that in a presidential system of government which is practised in Nigeria, the office of the Chief of Staff is more powerful than that of the Vice President.
The leaders of the Edo State All Progressives Congress (APC) have adopted Governor Godwin Obaseki as the party’s candidate for the 2020 governorship election.
Naija News reports that the leaders from the 18 Local Government Areas of Edo State adopted Obaseki during a meeting with the governor at Government House in Benin City.
Senator Babajide Omoworare, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), on Wednesday claimed that President Muhammadu Buhari did not undermine the office of the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, by travelling out of Nigeria without forwarding a letter that would all him act to the National Assembly.
The Senator while speaking with newsmen in Abuja alongside his colleague in the House of Representative, Umar El-Yakub, stated that the President can perform his obligation from anywhere in the world.
The act of cyber-bullying, fake news and hate speech is one of the critical misinterpretations of Nigerian culture that has misrepresented the African societal values.
Naija News understands that these actions has led the Nigerian government to commence the process of injecting sanity into the social media space as the Nigerian Senate reintroduces a new bill Protection from Internet Falsehood and Manipulations Bill, 2019’ to regulate social media use.
The Appeal Court has sacked the Spokesman of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Dayo Adeyeye of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party.
Naija News reports that the Court of Appeal delivered the judgment on Wednesday in Kaduna, northern Nigeria, after an initial change of venue from Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.
The United States has issued a travel warning to its citizens against visiting fourteen states in Nigeria as it categorizes them as “high-risk states.”
The travel warning was released in a publication by the Bureau of Consular Affairs.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Wednesday sacked Golden Eaglets Manu Garba following the team’s exit from the 2019 U-17 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
The Golden Eaglets who came tops in Group B were beaten 3-1 by one of the best third-placed teams from the group stage Netherlands.