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Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Monday, 16th December, 2019



Good morning Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of top newspaper headlines in Nigeria for today Saturday, 12th December 2020

Good morning, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of top Newspaper Headlines in Nigeria for today Monday, 16th December 2019.

Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.

1. President Buhari Set To Sign 2020 Budget On Tuesday

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.

2. Ex-Nigerian Head Of State IBB Not Dead – Spokesman

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.

3. Femi Fani-Kayode Speaks On Dumping PDP For APC

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.

4. Exposed! How Some APC Governors Tried Kicking Out Oshiomhole

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).

5. Sowore: Falana Tells AGF Malami To Release Activist From DSS Custody

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.

6. Allen Onyema: Nnamdi Kanu Vow To Expose Corrupt Northern Leaders

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.

7. Boko Haram Kills 19 Fulani Herdsmen In Fierce Gun Battle

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.

8. “I’m Not Aware Of The Relationship” – Pastor Disrupts His Member’s Marriage Proposal

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.

9. EPL: Ljungberg Tells Arsenal Board What To Do After Defeat To Man City

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.

10. Jamaica’s Toni-Ann Emerges 69th Most Beautiful Girl In The World

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.