Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of top Nigerian newspapers headlines today Sunday, May 13th.
Fayemi Emerges Winner Of Ekiti APC Governorship Primary
Minister of Mines and Steel Development and former Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has won the All Progressives Congress governorship primary election. Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura, announced this on Saturday in Ado Ekiti, the state capital. He stated that Fayemi polled 941 votes to beat 32 other aspirants.
Oni, Arise Others Congratulate Fayemi Over Victory
Former Ekiti governor Segun Oni and some governorship aspirants who contested the All Progressives Congress primary against Dr. Kayode Fayemi have congratulated him for winning the race. Chairman of the Election Committee, Governor Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa had earlier declared Fayemi the winner of the contest.
Working With Jonathan My Greatest Regret – Aregbesola
Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun has revealed that his greatest regret was working with the Peoples Democratic Party at the federal level. Aregbesola’s administration saw the reign of former President Goodluck Jonathan between 2010 and 2015.
Senate To Discuss Omo-Agege’s Suspension Next Week
The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Aliyu Sabi-Abdullahi, has said that lawmakers would discuss matters arising from the suspension of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege on Tuesday. Omo-Agege had vowed to resume plenary next week despite the Senate’s appeal against a High Court nullification of his suspension.
Senate Invited IGP Idris Because Of Melaye – Police
The Nigeria Police Force has alleged that the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, was invited by the Senate because of Senator Dino Melaye and not the killings in parts of the country as claimed. Spokesman for the police ACP Jimoh Moshood, in a statement on Saturday, said if the invitation was for Idris to brief the lawmakers on strategies adopted in tackling killings in the country, it would not have been planned to be aired on a national television.
Stray Bullet Kills Teenage Girl During Oyo LG Polls
An 18-year-old girl identified as Abubakar Kofoworola Lateefat was on Saturday killed at Idi Oro in Ibadan North West area of Oyo by a stray bullet allegedly shot by a security agent on election duty. The agent was reportedly trying to disperse the crowd at one of the polling units when he accidentally shot the girl who died on the spot.
One Dead, Others Injured In Lagos APC LG Congress
A man identified as Nurudeen Olanose was shot dead on Saturday while three others were critically injured when violence broke out at the Local Government Congress of the APC held in Agege, Lagos. The congress was reportedly said to be going on smoothly at the Central School, Dopemu, when unknown hoodlums reportedly invaded the place, shooting sporadically into the air while party members ran for their lives.
FG Will Review Varsity Curriculum – Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his administration will intensify efforts to ensure the periodic review of the university curriculum. This is to meet the national needs global demands. Buhari, who was represented by Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, noted this at the final day of the 2017 convocation of the University of Lagos.
Adewale Emerges Ekiti ADP Governorship Candidate
The National Committee Chairman for the primary election of the Action Democratic Party, (ADP) in Ekiti, Umaru Yakubu has declared Segun Adewale as the governorship candidate of the party for the July 14 election in the state. Secretary to the electoral committee, Adenike Jones, announced the results of the election held throughout the 177 wards in the state.
Balogun Emerges Mega Party Governorship Candidate In Ekiti
The National Committee Chairman for the primary election of the Mega Party of Nigeria, (MPN), Isah Nuhu Isah, has declared Sunday Balogun as the governorship candidate of the party. Balogun got 191 votes to defeat three other contestants: Abiodun Aluko, who came second with 146 votes, Senator Bode Olowoporuku with 72 votes and Ambassador Ayodele Ayodeji with 7 votes came third and fourth respectively.
Khloe Kardashian Releases Daughter’s Photo
Keeping Up With The Kardashian star Khloe Kardashian has revealed the picture of her daughter with NBA star Tristan Thompson. Khloe, who shared the picture of her baby on her Instagram page, had earlier revealed that she and the NBA star named the child True Thompson.
Kvitova Wins Third Madrid Open Title
Czech’s Petra Kvitova on Saturday won the Madrid Open title for the third time with a marathon 7-6 (8/6), 4-6, 6-3 win over Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands. Kvitova, who was also the champion in Madrid in 2011 and 2015, has now claimed four titles in 2018 after triumphs in St Petersburg, Doha and last weekend in Prague.
That’s the roundup of top Nigerian newspapers headlines this morning. More Nigerian newspapers headlines are available on Concise News website. See you again tomorrow.