Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of top Nigerian newspapers headlines today, Friday, September 14th.
President Buhari Appoints Bichi As New DSS Boss
Yusuf Magaji Bichi has been appointed as the new Director-General of the Department of State Services (DSS) by President Muhammadu Buhari. Confirming Bichi’s appointment on Thursday evening, Buhari’s media aide Garba Shehu said the appointee was a core Secret Service operative.
Southern Leaders Condemn Buhari’s Removal Of Seiyefa As DSS Boss
A group of elders under the aegis of the Southern and Middle Belt Forum has condemned President Muhammadu Buhari’s removal of Matthew Seiyefa as acting Director-General of the Department of State Services (DSS). They accused the President of dividing Nigeria more than any other leader in the nation’s history.
Ekiti Assembly Approves Fayose’s N10bn Budget A Month Before End Of Tenure
The Ekiti State House of Assembly has approved the N10 billion supplementary budget presented by the governor of the state Ayodele Fayose. Concise News recalls that the Ekiti Governor had on September 11 forwarded a supplementary bill titled “2018 Revised Budget” to the assembly for approval.
Ex-Governor Mimiko Joins 2019 Presidential Race
The immediate past governor of Ondo state, Olusegun Mimiko, on Thursday declared his intention to run for president on the platform of the Labour Party in 2019. “I have found it compelling to declare my intention to run for president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,” Mimiko said at an event held at the National Secretariat of the Abdulkadir Abdulsalam faction of the party in Abuja.
Buhari An ‘Irredeemable Irredentist’ – Donald Duke
A Presidential aspirant on the platform of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) Donald Duke has described President Muhammadu Buhari as an irredeemable irredentist. He was reacting to the appointment of Yusuf Magaji Bichi as the new Director-General of the Department of State Services (DSS) by President Buhari.
PDP Woos Ambode Ahead Governorship Election
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State says it would open its doors for Governor Akinwunmi Ambode if he decided to dump the All Progressives Congress (APC). The State Publicity Secretary of the party, Taofeek Gani, made this known in an interview with reporters in Lagos on Thursday.
Atiku Says No Rift With Obasanjo
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has cleared the air on his relationship with ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo, saying there is no serious issue of disagreement between them. Atiku made the clarification on Thursday in Lokoja where he had an interactive session with journalists at the secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party, Lokoja.
APC Reacts To Dogara’s Defection To PDP
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has promised Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, a crushing and humiliating defeat at the polls in 2019 general election. The ruling party, in a statement by its spokesman, Yekini Nabena, said a bleak political future awaits the Speaker after his purported defection to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Covenant Uni Show Of Shame Continues As Student Leaks Intimate Chats With Registrar
There’s no respite for Covenant University yet as its opened can of worms continues to spill out its odoriferous contents on social media. The latest in the series of rot in the school is the leakage of the secret chats between a female student and the registrar, Dr. Olumuyiwa A. Oludayo, a married man who’s best remembered for the alleged infamous role he played in setting up and unjustly expelling a male student recently.
Full List Of 2018 Forbes Richest Hip-hop Singers
Jay-Z, Diddy and Kendrick Lamar top the list of the 2018 Forbes richest hip-hop singers. With an income of $76.5 million, Jay-Z sits at the top, earning the whopping sum through his record label Roc Nation, TIDAL, the tour.
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.