Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of top Nigerian newspapers headlines today, Monday, October 22nd.
Minimum Wage: Labour Threatens To Begin Strike Nov. 6
The Organised Labour says it will embark on nationwide strike on November 6, if the Federal Government fails to meet its demand on the new National Minimum Wage of N30,000 agreed upon. Ayuba Wabba, President, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) made this known in a statement signed with its counterparts on Sunday.
EFCC Lists Obanikoro As Witness In Fayose’s Case
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has concluded arrangements for the commencement of the trial of the immediate past former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose. He is scheduled to be arraigned at the Federal High Court, Lagos, on Monday after being handed his flight ticket last night.
Atiku Will Give SGF Slot To South West, Says Gbenga Daniel
The position of Secretary to the Government of the Federation has been slated for the South West if Atiku wins the presidency, according to the Director-General, Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation, Gbenga Daniel. The former governor of Ogun State revealed this at an interactive session with newsmen on Sunday in Lagos.
El-Rufai Imposes 24-hour Curfew In Kaduna Town
The Kaduna State Government on Sunday imposed a 24-hour curfew in Kaduna town and its environs. This was announced in a terse statement by Governor Nasir El-Rufai, on his verified Twitter handle.
Nnamdi Kanu Reveals When He Will Return To Nigeria
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu, says he will return to Nigeria soon. Speaking on his return in a broadcast via Radio Biafra, Kanu said he would return to “Biafra land” (Southeast Nigeria) and would “bring hell with” him.
Oshiomhole Alleges Gang Up Against Him
National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole has alleged that unnamed party stakeholders are ganging up against him. Oshiomhole said this in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary Simon Ebegbulem, in Abuja, on Sunday.
Atiku Will Revamp Economy, Fight Corruption, PDP Says
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has assured Nigerians that its Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, was set to revamp the economy through the creation of qualitative employment for the youths. The party gave the assurance in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan on Sunday in Abuja.
Ex-CJN Idris Kutigi Passes On In London
Former Chief Justice of Nigeria Idris Kutigi died on Sunday in a London hospital following a brief illness, his eldest son, Sani Kutigi has confirmed. Kutigi confirmed the death in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Minna on Sunday.
‘I Am Not A Magician’, Says Gov. Fayemi On Ekiti Challenges
The governor of Ekiti state Kayode Fayemi, says he is not a magician who would make the challenges facing the state to disappear within a day. Fayemi made this comment on Sunday while speaking at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral Church, Ado-Ekiti, where a thanksgiving mass held for the inauguration of his government.
AWCON: Falcons Draw South Africa In Title Defence
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.