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Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Wednesday, 11th December, 2019



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Good Morning. Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today Wednesday, 11th December 2019

1. UK Sends ‘Strong Message’ To Buhari Govt Over Sowore’s Detention

The United Kingdom (UK) has called on the Federal Government of Nigeria led by President Muhammadu Buhari to have respect for the rule of law and release called on Omoyele Sowore, the convener of the #RevolutionNow Movement.

Naija News reports the UK made this call on the micro-blogging site, Twitter, on Tuesday, December 10, to commemorate with the “Human Rights Day.”

2. Ganduje vs Sanusi: Court Rules Against Kano Govt

A High Court sitting in Kano State has stopped Governor Abdullahi Ganduje from creating new emirates without consulting Kano kingmakers.

Naija News reports that some kingmakers led by Yusuf Nabahani, Madakin Kano, had asked the court to grant the ex parte motion restraining the governor.

3. Obaseki Rejects Edo APC Welcome Rally For Ize-Iyamu

Governor Godwin Obaski of Edo State has disowned a planned welcome rally for Osagie Ize-Iyamu by the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Naija News reports that the rally the State chairman of the party, Anselm Ojezua, described as provocative, will hold on Friday, December 13, 2019.

4. Buhari Sacks Banire As AMCON Chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has removed Mr. Muiz Banire as the Chairman of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON)

Naija News Understands that this was contained in a letter from the President read on the floor of the Senate by the Senate President, Senator Ahmad Lawan.

5. Sowore’s Rearrest: Lawmakers To Investigate DSS’ Action

Nigerian Lawmakers have joined other top lawyers in the country to condemn the actions of the secret police agency in an attempt to rearrest convener of #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore, at the premises of a Federal High Court in Abuja.

Naija News learnt that the house of representatives mandated a committee to investigate the situation that led to the invasion of the court premises on Friday.

6. Boko Haram Kills Soldiers, Policeman In A Newly Released Video

Boko Haram insurgency has released a video where two soldiers and a policeman were executed by the Islamic State group propaganda agency, Amaq.

The video was released by a section of the terrorist group which has sworn allegiance to Islamic State Group in West Africa.

7. What Fowler Said As President Buhari Fails To Give Him A Second Term As FIRS Boss

Immediate past Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, (FIRS), Tunde Fowler, has spoken after he was relieved of his duty as the FIRS boss.

It will be recalled that upon the expiration of his term in office, President Buhari declined to nominate him for a second term, but rather nominated Muhammad Nami to take over.

8. President Buhari Appoints Adamu As New AMCON Boss

President Muhammadu Buhari has named Mr. Edward Adamu as Chairman of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria.

Naija news Understands that this was contained in a letter sent to the Senate by the President earlier on Tuesday.

9. Fayose Begs PDP Members, Senator Olujimi

Former governor Ayodele Fayose has asked members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State to forgive him.

He made the plea while speaking at his Afao Ekiti country home at a peace meeting he convened with party members across the 16 local governments.

10. Napoli Sack Carlo Ancelotti

Serie A giants Napoli have sacked manager Carlo Ancelotti after qualifying them into the Champions League knockout stages.

“Napoli has decided to revoke the role of first-team manager Carlo Ancelotti,” a club statement read.

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

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