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Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Tuesday, 26th November, 2019

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Good Morning. Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today Tuesday, 26th November 2019

1. Hate Speech, Social Media Bill Will Not Add Value To Nigerians – Group

The Resource Centre for Human Rights and Civic Education, while revealing its view on the controversial social media and hate speech bill, noted that it will not add any value to the nation.

The civic group described the proposed bill as an assault on the constitutionally-guaranteed rights of citizens to free speech.

2. 2023 Presidency: Most Leaders Of Southern Nigeria Are Cowards – Fani-Kayode

The minister of aviation under the Goodluck Jonathan Administration, Femi Fani-Kayode, has described some leaders from the Southern part of Nigeria as cowards.

The former minister stated this while reacting to the comment by the acting Chairman of Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, Alhaji Musa Liman Kwande, that Northerners will vote for only a presidential candidate of northern origin in 2023 presidential election irrespective of the political party.

3. Mompha Remanded In Prison Custody

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has on Monday, arraigned suspected internet fraudster, Ismaila Mustapha, alias Mompha.

Naija News understands that he was charged with 14 counts bordering on cyber fraud and money laundering by the EFCC.

4. Presidency Breaks Silence On Election Day Bullion Van In Tinubu’s Residence

Prof. Itse Sagay, Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) has reacted to calls for the investigation of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.

It will be recalled there have been several calls for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate the case of bullion vans that were driven into the Lagos residence of Chief Tinubu on the eve of the 2019 general election in the country.

5. Capital Importation Into Nigeria Declines By 7.7%

Investment inflow into the Nigerian economy has declined by $460 million in the third quarter of 2019, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Monday.

Naija News learnt that investment inflow into the Nigerian economy during the period was $5.36 billion compared to $5.82 billion in the second quarter.

6. Jonathan Traded Bayelsa Governorship Election To APC – Group

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has been accused of betraying the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last governorship election in Bayelsa State.

A group, People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Elders Forum said it was worried about the open fraternization of Jonathan with the All Progressives Congress (APC) during the election.

7. Lawyer Accuses President Buhari Of Disobeying Over 40 Court Orders Since 2015

President Muhammadu Buhari has been accused of failing to obey court orders on several occasions since he became president of Nigeria in 2015.

Kolawole Olaniyan, a legal adviser to Amnesty International, alleged that President Buhari has shown “ stunning disregard for the rule of law and human rights , ignoring Nigerian judges on at least 40 occasions” since 2015.

8. Federal Government Reacts To US Fraud Allegation Against Allen Onyema

The Nigerian government has finally reacted to the $20m fraud allegation leveled against the Chairman of Air Peace, Allen Onyema.

Naija News recalls that on Friday, November 22, 2019, the US Department of Justice indicted Onyema for bank fraud and money laundering.

9. Abuja Court Stops EFCC From Arraigning Ex-Customs Boss, Dikko

A Federal High Court in the federal capital territory, Abuja has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to stop charges against the Former Comptroller General of Customs (CGC), Abdullahi Inde Dikko for alleged financial infraction while in office.

In a judgment on Monday, Justice Nnamdi Dimgba upheld Dikko’s argument that he can no longer be arraigned by any agency of the Federal Government after an agreement with the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and the Director-General of the Department of State Services (DSS) to refund $8million to the government.

10. Dino Melaye Speaks On Boycotting Kogi West Senatorial Supplementary Election

The former senator representing Kogi West Senatorial district, Dino Melaye, has reacted to the alleged plan to boycott the November 30 supplementary election.

The People Democratic Party’s candidate was losing to the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Smart Adeyemi, during the re-ordered election which was conducted on November 16 before the election was declared inconclusive.

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

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