Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of top Nigerian newspapers headlines today Friday, May 25th.
Buhari To Get 2018 Budget Friday, Says Saraki
Senate President Bukola Saraki has said that President Muhammadu Buhari will on Friday receive the recently passed 2018 Appropriation Bill. He disclosed this to State House correspondents after the breaking of Ramadan fast with the president at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Thursday.
Abstain From Lies During Ramadan Fasting, Omokri Tells Lai Moh’d
Former presidential aide Reno Omokri has called on Minister of Information Lai Mohammed to stop “lying” while in the holy month of Ramadan. Omokri’s charge came in as a reply to Mohammed’s comment that President Muhammadu Buhari will easily ride to victory at the 2019 poll.
Those Who Didn’t Make Me Can’t Break Me, Says Dino Melaye
Senator Dino Melaye, has reiterated his resolve to keep saying the ”truth,” claiming that some people in position of authority are tirelessly working to keep him quiet. The embattled lawmaker was granted bail on 16 May, by a High Court in Kogi state, following his dramatic arrest and arraignment over allegation that he provided arms to suspected criminals in Kogi.
Atiku Leads 77-member Ekiti Guber APC Campaign Council (Full list)
The All Progressives Congress on Thursday announced the appointment of Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi state to head the Party’s 77-member National Campaign Council to ensure victory for the Party’s governorship candidate for the 2018 Ekiti election, Kayode Fayemi. The campaign council was inaugurated by the APC Deputy National Chairman (North), Sen. Lawal Shuaibu.
Court Voids Suspension Imposed On Hon. Jibrin
The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Thursday voided the suspension imposed by the House of Representatives on a former Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriation Abdulmumin Jibrin on 28 September, 2016.
Lagos-Ibadan Expressway To Get Toll Gates
The Federal Controller in the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, Adedamola Kuti, has said that section 1 of the reviewed N134.8 billion Lagos-Ibadan Expressway will include two toll gates, underpasses and flyovers.
Her Bride Price Was Paid Last Month – Man Speaks About Butchered Lady
A man identified as Nnaji Michael Offor has lamented on Facebook that the 26-year-old lady butchered by her fiancee in Lagos tied the knot in April. Concise News reported that a lady identified as Joy was murdered by her fiancee, Isaiah Chukwu, a spare parts dealer at Ladipo, Oshodi, on Monday.
Court Remands Ize-Iyamu, Four Others Over Money Laundering
Former governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Edo state Osagie Ize-Iyamu and former deputy governor of the state Lucky Imasuen have been remanded by a Federal High Court in Benin City. Others are the Edo state PDP chairman, Dan Orbih, former member of the House of Representatives Tony Azegbemi and Efe Anthony.
APC Reports Fayose To IGP, DSS For Destroying Fayemi’s Billboard
The Ekiti State chapter of the APC has petitioned the Inspector-General of Police and Director General of the DSS over the destruction of the campaign billboard of its governorship candidate for the Ekiti election, Kayode Fayemi, allegedly on the orders of Governor Ayodele Fayose. Supporters of the PDP were accused of descending on a huge campaign billboard of the APC candidate.
Sen. Ben Murray-Bruce Describes Buhari As ‘Weak Leader’
Senator Ben Murray-Bruce has described President Muhammadu as “weak leader who looks after himself.” The Senator who represent Bayelsa East said alleged that Buhari has not done any project since he came into power.
Trump Pulls Out Of North Korea Summit
US President Donald Trump will not meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un next month for what would have been a historic diplomatic summit. Trump announced this in a letter to Jong-Un released by the White House on Thursday morning.
Moses Ruled Out Of DR. Congo Clash
Nigeria will be without Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses when they take on DR. Congo in a pre-World Cup friendly on Monday. The former Liverpool man was expected to hit the team’s camp in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state, Nigeria, but will now join the squad when they arrive London after the clash with the Central Africans.
Take Back Your Ritual Money, Kemi Olunloyo Tells Linda Ikeji
Owner of HNN blog, Kemi Olunloyo, has rained heavy curses on Linda Ikeji, emphasising that she has no womb. Olunloyo took to her social media handle to reiterate that Ikeji sold her womb for money rituals. The controversial blogger said that she was ready to return the “ritual money” Ikeji gave her while she was “languishing” in prison.
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.