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Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Thursday, 14th November, 2019



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Good Morning. Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today Thursday, 14th November 2019

1. PDP Reacts To Bill Proposing Death By Hanging For Hate Speech

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the bill proposing death by hanging for Hate Speech introduced by Senator Sabi Abdullahi.

Recall that in a bid to curb the incidence and defamation of character by some anxious media users in the country, the Nigerian Senate has reintroduced the ‘Hate Speech’ Bill at the plenary sitting of the National Assembly.

2. Laolu Akande Speaks On Osinbajo Praying For Buhari’s Death

Laolu Akande, the Special Adviser to Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Media and Publicity, has dismissed some claims by a newspaper columnist, Festus Adebayo, that Osinbajo had of recent went to a branch of the Redeemed Christian Church of God and told members of the church to prayers for the death of President Muhammadu Buhari.

In a piece that was published on the Tribune titled ”The Trial of Brother Osinbajo”, Adedayo alleged he was told that Osinbajo had led some members of a branch of the RCCG in prayer for the death of Buhari when he was away for treatment.

3. Atiku vs Buhari: Supreme Court Fixes Date To Explain PDP’s Appeal Dismissal

The Supreme Court will on Friday, November 15, 2019, explain the reasons behind its dismissal of the appeal filed by Alhaji Atiku Abubakar challenging the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Naija News reported that the Supreme Court had on October 30, dismissed the case instituted by Atiku and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against the 2019 election victory of President Buhari, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

4. Edo APC Suspends Gov. Obaseki, Deputy And SSG

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State has on Wednesday suspended the state governor, Godwin Obaseki, his deputy governor, Philip Shuaibu and the Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie.

Naija News understands they were all suspended for alleged anti-party activities.

5. Nigerian Senate Approves Gov. Bello’s Ten Billion Naira Loan

The Kogi state Governor, Mr. Yahaya Bello has gotten approval for his ten billion naira loan he requested from the federal government.

Speaking on the approval of the loan, the Senate President, Mr. Ahmed Lawan revealed that it was necessary for the release of the loan request for Kogi state as it has been delayed for too long.

6. APC Governors Give Adams Oshiomhole Ultimatum To Resign As National Chairman

Adams Oshiomhole has been given an ultimatum to resign as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party.

Naija News reports that the ultimatum was given to Oshiomhole by the Progressives Governors Forum.

7. Why We Approved N10bn For Kogi State, 3 Days To Governorship Election – Lawan

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has broken silence on why the lawmakers approved N10bn for Kogi State, few days before the governorship election are scheduled to hold.

It will be recalled as earlier reported by Naija News that the lawmakers on Wednesday, approved the payment of the money to the Kogi State government.

8. Three Names Have Been Shortlisted To Replace Osinbajo As Vice President – Fani-Kayode

Former Minister of Aviation and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has claimed that some names have been shortlisted to replace Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in office.

He made this claim in an article shared on his verified Twitter account on Tuesday, 12th November titled ‘The humiliation of the villa fiend’.

9. Bayelsa: Why APC Has No Gov’ship Candidate – Ozekhome

Constitutional and human rights lawyer Mike Ozekhome (SAN) has explained by the All Progressives Congress (APC) has no candidate for the Bayelsa state governorship election.

Naija News reports that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had fixed Saturday, November 16, 2019, for the Bayelsa State Guber election.

10. Police Deny Attempt To Attack CBN, Explain What Transpired

The Edo State Command of the Nigeria Police has dismissed reports that there was an attempt to rob the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Benin.

There had been widespread reports of a failed attempt by armed robbers at the financial institution on Tuesday evening, NAN reports.

That’s the top Nigerian newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.

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