Good Morning. Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today Thursday, 28th November 2019
Chief Afe Babalola has declared that Nigeria does not need the hate speech law currently been considered by the country’s Senate.
According to the legal luminary, the bill is capable of sliding Nigeria into a full-blown dictatorship.
The environs of Babban Gida the headquarters of Tarmuwa Local Government Council in Yobe State has been attacked on Wednesday by suspected Boko Haram insurgents.
According to Channels Tv, a resident of the attacked area noted that the terrorists attacked a military formation shooting sporadically before proceeding to break some food stores.
The former government spokesperson during the Goodluck Jonathan administration, Doyin Okupe has stated the reason why the North may rule Nigeria forever.
The former spokesperson stated that the disunity between the southern states presents the North the opportunity to rule Nigeria for a long time.
Former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has declared support for the APC led federal government over the closure of Nigeria’s borders.
Speaking during a news briefing on Tuesday in Addis Ababa on the margins of Policy Dialogue of African Business Associations on Implementing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreements, the former President said Benin, as a country, has been notorious in the practice which undermining Nigeria’s economic well being.
Three Chinese miners abducted by unknown gunmen in Ijoka village near Itagunmodi, Osun State, have been released.
The Osun State Police Commissioner, Abiodun Ige confirmed their release on Wednesday.
An All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain, Ibrahim Emokpaire has said the National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, is facing opposition because he is bent on instilling discipline and supremacy in the party.
This, Emokpaire said during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) today in Abuja, while reacting to the internal troubles within the party.
Security operatives on Wednesday prevented Senator Dino Melaye and journalists from gaining access into the national headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Naija News reports that Dino Melaye was at the INEC headquarter to submit additional petition to the electoral umpire.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has denied a report stating that a 14 count-charge it filed against Diezani Madueke, a former Minister of Petroleum under Goodluck Jonathan’s administration has been withdrawn.
Naija News had reported earlier that the EFCC filed the charges against the Ex-Jonathan’s minister along with Ben Otti, Nnamdi Okonkwo, Stanley Lawson, Lanre Adesanya, and Dauda Lawal, all of them former officials of commercial banks and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
Civil society groups are currently protesting the proposed Hate Speech, Social Media Bills and the continued detention of the convener of the #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore.
The protesters are at the entrance of the National Assembly in Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari and the Department of State Services, was on Wednesday warned by the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria over its failure to obey court orders.
The human rights group noted that the action may lead to the collapse of the judiciary in Nigeria.
That’s the top Nigerian newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.
Source: Naija News