Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of top Nigerian newspapers headlines today, Friday, October 5th.
Disquiet In DSS As Officers Threaten To Sabotage Buhari’s Reelection
President Buhari’s appointment of Yusuf Bichi as the new Director-General of the DSS has drawn the ire of senior officials within the key national security department. It was gathered that many of them are threatening to undermine not just the president’s re-election bid but also Nigeria’s counter-terrorism operation against Boko Haram.
Army Offers Cash Reward For Information On Missing General
Fayose Threatens To Sue EFCC For Placing Him On Watchlist
Gov Ayodele Fayose has threatened to sue the EFCC for placing him on a watchlist and directing that he should be arrested if he attempts to leave the country as a sitting governor. The outgoing governor also demanded N20b as damages, a written apology from the commission to be published to all Security Agencies in Nigeria, three National Newspapers and the Social Media as well as the withdrawal of the request/directive to Security Agencies to place him on security watchlist.
Adeyanju Reveals How ‘Wike Is Working With Buhari’ Ahead PDP Presidential Primary
Deji Adeyanju has alleged that the governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike is a mole in the PDP. Adeyanju, a former PDP member, alleged in a statement on Thursday that the Rivers state governor met with Buhari’s Chief of staff, Abba Kyari and signed an agreement to ensure that PDP produces a weak candidate during Saturday’s presidential primary election.
Okorocha Reveals Why Nine APC Governors Met With Buhari
Governor Rochas Okorocha has said he led nine governors of the ruling APC to President Muhammadu Buhari because of the controversies which trailed the party’s primaries for 2019 elections. Concise News had reported earlier that nine APC governors met with the President at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.
CNN Uncovers Park Nigerian Women Forcefully Engage In Prostitution
The Bois de Vincennes, a sprawling park on the outskirts of eastern Paris, is home to horse riding schools and a zoo which has also been part-commandeered by human traffickers and sex slaves. The sex slaves are brought from various African countries, but 80 per cent of whom are Nigerian women who are made to stand by the park, waiting for customers.
NJC Recommends Dismissal Of Two ‘Corrupt’ Judges
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the dismal of two judges having found them guilty of misconduct. Concise News reports that the judges are Justice R. N. Ofili-Ajumogobia of the federal high court and Justice James T. Agbadu-Fishim of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria.
Tribunal Stops INEC From Tampering With Osun Gov Poll Results
The Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has granted an ex parte order to Senator Ademola Adeleke, restraining the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from altering election results. The tribunal also stopped the electoral body from altering the information contained in the card reader machines and other documents used for the poll.
PDP Accuses Politicians Of Plotting To Disrupt National Convention
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has stated that it is aware of plots or machinations of all kinds to stop its national convention. Speaking to newsmen, the National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, said the convention would be successful in spite of alleged plot by some organisations to disrupt the event.
Arsenal Dispatch Qarabag In Europa League
Arsenal have made it eight wins from eight games with a 3-0 hammering of Qarabag in a Europa League Group E clash in Azerbaijan on Thursday. Soktratis Papastathopoulos put the Gunners in front in the fourth minute, then teenager Emile Smith Rowe netted his first Arsenal goal before Matteo Guendouzi sealed the win.
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.