Good Morning. Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today Friday, 15th November 2019
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Bayelsa State, David Lyon, has been disqualified by the Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, the state capital.
The development is coming on Thursday, two days to the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State.
The federal government of Nigeria has assured the first set of beneficiaries under the N-Power scheme that it was liaising with state governments and the private sector on the possibility of securing permanent engagement for the 2016 N-Power beneficiaries.
The government made this known when he revealed that no date has been announced for the exit of the first batch of volunteers enrolled under the N-Power scheme.
A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, sitting at Bwari, has dismissed the sexual assault case filed by Busola Dakolo against Pastor Fatoyinbo of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA).
Naija News reports that the COZA pastor’s legal team had in an objection filed at the court restated that Busola’s claim were false and concocted.
The National Working Committee of the All Progressive Congress has established a fact-finding/ reconciliation committee to resolve the crises in the party.
Naija News understands that the National Publicity Secretary of the party, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, who disclosed this in a statement revealed that the party, is disheartened with the worsening situation within the chapter, clarified that its steps in the ongoing interventions would be guided by the primary intention of finding a lasting resolution to the disagreements.
The Inspector-General of Police, Adamu Mohammed has ordered the withdrawal of police security details attached to public office holders participating in the November 16 elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states.
Those affected by the order are governors, their deputies, public office holders, politicians and other political actors participating in the election.
The Senate has told Nigerians it has no intention to bring any form of hardship on citizens of the country through the hate speech bill.
It will be recalled that the hate speech bill, which was ‘killed’ by the eighth National Assembly has now been re-introduced on Tuesday by the ninth National Assembly.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday assured that voters would be allowed to decide their leaders in the Bayelsa and Kogi States Governorship Election.
Naija News reports that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had fixed Saturday, November 16, 2019, for the elections.
The Senior Pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Biodun Fatoyinbo, has reacted to Thursday court ruling.
Naija News reports that the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, sitting at Bwari, had dismissed the sexual assault case filed by Busola Dakolo against Pastor Fatoyinbo.
The All progressive Congress has reacted to the verdict of the Federal High Court, Yenagoa which disqualified its governorship candidate David Lyon, in the upcoming election on Saturday.
Naija News understands that the party insisted it would appeal the ruling as it was already working on filing for a stay of execution of the ruling.
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).
That’s the top Nigerian newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.