Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of top Nigerian newspapers headlines today Thursday June 7th.
National Assembly Debunks Buhari Impeachment Claims
The National Assembly on Wednesday, dismissed claims it was plotting to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari. The Chairman House Committee on Judiciary, Hon. Razak Atunwa, who was on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily, said the joint executive session of the two chambers of the Assembly was held to debate on national issues.
Buhari Declares June 12 Democracy Day
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday announced that Democracy Day will henceforth be celebrated on 12 June. In a statement released on Wednesday, Buhari also honoured MKO Abiola with the highest National Award in the country, GCFR.
Two More Offa Robbery Suspects Indict Saraki
The Nigeria Police Force says Senate President Bukola Saraki has once again been indicted by some arrested suspects of Offa bank robbery in their confessional statements. Spokesman for the police, Jimoh Moshood, made this known while addressing journalists in Abuja on Wednesday.
MURIC Blames Saraki For N’ Assembly’s Impeachment Threat To Buhari
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has fingered Senate President Bukola Saraki as the one who instigated the National Assembly to threaten President Muammadu Buhari with impeachment. The group also said the National Assembly will further be ridiculed if it should go ahead with the idea of impeaching the President.
Reps Probe Colleague For Accusing House Of Plotting To Impeach Buhari
The House of Representatives says it will investigate one of its members Abdulmumini Kazaure for insinuating that some of his colleagues were plotting to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari. Kazaure had alleged on Tuesday during an interview with newsmen in Abuja that there was a plot to impeach the commander in chief.
Buhari’s Statement On Biafra War A Lie – Fani-Kayode
Former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of lying in a statement saying the Nigerian Army was soft on Biafrans during the civil war. The President allegedly stated this during a meeting with the Red Cross Society at the presidential villa.
Saraki Making Provoking Threats – Presidency
Personal Assistant on Social Media to President Muhammadu Buhari, Lauretta Onochie, has accused Senate President Bukola Saraki of making provoking threats. The presidential aide was reacting to the vote of no confidence passed on the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris and the threat to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari by the National Assembly.
FG Can’t Stop Anti-open Grazing Law In States – Fayose
Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has stated that the Federal Government cannot stop states from implementing the anti-open grazing law. The governor said its the right of the State Houses of Assembly of the federating units to make laws for the smooth running of their states.
Court Rejects Suit Seeking Disclosure Of Buhari’s Medical Bill
The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday struck out a suit seeking for the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to disclose the cost of President Muhammadu Buhari’s medical bill in London.
PDP Tells Buhari To Quit As President
The Peoples Democratic Party has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to quit since he lacks direction and does not mean well for the country. National President of the party Uche Secondus noted this on Wednesday in a statement where he called on the National Assembly to evoke their constitutional powers and impeach Buhari.
APC Dismisses Reports Mama Taraba Denied Access To Party’s Secretariat
The National Leadership of the APC Youth Renaissance has dismissed reports that the Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, was tear-gassed and denied access to the party’s secretariat. In a statement by its national secretary, Collins Edwin, the group said neither Mama Taraba nor any minister in the President Buhari government was tear-gassed.
Italian Giants Juventus Sign Nigeria’s Aluko
Nigerian-born British player Eniola Aluko has signed for Juventus Women team from Chelsea, the Italian side announced on Wednesday. She was the leading scorer of the 2016 FA WSL season with nine goals in 16 matches.
We Are Not Withdrawing Video, Falz Management Dares MURIC
Falz’s management team has said that they are not withdrawing the “This is Nigeria” video. A tweet by Kayode Ogundamisi disclosed the statement by the rappers management.
Kim ‘Begged’ For Summit, Says Trump’s Lawyer
Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani has said North Korea’s leader “begged” for their summit to be rescheduled after the US president cancelled it. Speaking at a conference in Israel, Giuliani said Trump’s tough stance had forced Pyongyang’s hand.
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.