Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of top Nigerian newspapers headlines today, Thursday, October 4th.
Ambode Concedes Defeat, Promises To Work For Smooth Transition
The governor of Lagos state Akinwunmi Ambode has accepted his loss of the governorship primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party. Governor Ambode, who conceded defeat on Wednesday afternoon, promised to work for a smooth transition.
Owners Of Demolished Property To Sue Lagos Govt.
At Last, Buhari Calls Leah Sharibu’s Mother
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday called Mrs Rebecca Sharibu, mother of the Dapchi schoolgirl, Leah, who was kidnapped by Boko Haram terrorists. Buhari said he assured the mother that his heart was with her family, like that of the entire nation, which continues to pray for the safe return of Leah.
13 Persons Killed In Fresh Plateau Attack
Delta APC Expels Senator Omo-Agege
A faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Delta State has expelled Ovie Omo-Agege, the senator representing Delta Central Senatorial District in the National Assembly. The APC faction led by Cyril Abeye Ogodo took the decision during an emergency meeting of the State Working Committee (SWC ) on Wednesday.
Gulak Reveals Gov. Rochas Ordered Kidnap Of Imo APC Electoral Committee Members
The chairman of the APC primary election committee in Imo state, southeast Nigeria, Ahmed Gulak, has alleged that the state governor, Rochas Okorocha ordered the abduction of nine members of the committee. Gulak had said he escaped being kidnapped in the state, noting that while he was lucky to escape, nine members of his panel were abducted on the orders of the governor.
Gov. Okorocha Reveals Why He Wants Gulak Arrested
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has called for the arrest of the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election committee in the state, Ahmed Gulak. A serving Senator, Hope Uzondima and Okorocha’s son-in-law, Uche Nwosu were announced as winners in the primary election in the state.
Vote Politicians That Will Move Nigeria Forward, Saraki Tells Delegates
Senate President Bukola Saraki has urged delegates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to vote for a man or woman that will move Nigeria forward. Saraki, a Presidential aspirant of the PDP, made this known during consultation visit to delegates and supporters of PDP at the party’s Secretariat in Uyo.
FG Denies Plan To Hike Universities Tuition To N350,000
The Federal Government has debunked reports that it had approved the hike in tuition fees of Nigerian universities to N350,000. The coordinator of the Ibadan zone of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Dr Ade Adejumo, has accused the government of plotting to make students of federal universities pay a minimum of N350,000 as tuition fee.
CBN Says Nigeria’s Foreign Reserve Still Strong
Caf Confed. Cup: Enyimba In Trouble
Enyimba’s chances of reaching the final of the Caf Confederation Cup hang by a thread after the two-time African champions lost 1-0 at home to Raja Casablanca on Wednesday. Abdelilah Hafidi’s second-half strike was all the Moroccan side needed to put themselves in a strong position to reach the final.
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.