Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.
President Muhammadu Buhari will on Tuesday sign the 2020 Appropriation billon Tuesday barring any last-minute change. President Buhari had invited leaders of the National Assembly to the Presidential Villa for the budget-signing ceremony.
Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida (IBB), a former Nigerian Head of State, is not dead, Naija News understands. Naija News reports that reports emerged in some sections of the Nigerian media earlier today suggesting that the Ex-Nigerian Head of State was dead but his spokesman issued a statement debunking the report.
Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Minister of Aviation in Nigeria, has denied reports in some quarters that he is about to dump the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party, for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Naija News reports that the PDP chieftain who is a strong critic of President Muhammadu Buhari‘s administration made this known in a statement on Sunday, December 15.
Some governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly told him of their resolve to get the National Chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole, sacked. It was gathered that the APC governors who want Oshiomhole sacked include Governors Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti), Nasir El-Rufai (Kaduna), Abubakar Badaru (Jigawa) and Atiku Bagudu (Kebbi).
Femi Falana (SAN) has called on the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), to release Omoyele Sowore from the custody of the DSS. Naija News reports that the Department of State Services (DSS) had released Sowore and co-defendant Olawale Bakare after spending 124 days in detention.
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has vowed to expose corrupt leaders in the northern region of Nigeria. Kanu while speaking on Radio Biafra, noted that he would release concrete, verifiable evidence if they decide to take any action against the Chairman of Air Peace Airline, Allen Onyema.
Members of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) have revealed that Boko Haram terrorists have gunned down 19 Fulani herdsmen in Fuhe village, near Ngala close to the border with Cameroon. It was gathered that the Fulani herdsmen had pursued the insurgents after attacks targetting their cattle.
What was meant to be an atmosphere of joy and romance on Saturday quickly turned sour when a pastor denied a man the opportunity of proposing to his (pastor’s) ‘daughter’ during a wedding event in the church. It seems the man did not carry anyone along in his plan as the bride and the lady being proposed to also seemed embarrassed.
Interim Arsenal manager Freddie Ljungberg has called on the board of Arsenal to appoint a permanent manager. The former Sweden international took charge of the Gunners after the sacking of Unai Emery last month.
Jamaica’s Toni-Ann Singh has emerged the 69th Miss World crown. The pageant took place on Saturday, December 14, in London and saw women from around the globe compete for the prestigious title and the famous blue crown.
That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.