Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines today, Tuesday, October 23rd.
1. Money Laundering: Court Remands Fayose In EFCC Custody
The money-laundering case of the former governor of Ekiti state Ayodele Fayose has been adjourned by the Federal High Court in Lagos till Wednesday, October 24, 2018. Fayose, who was arraigned on Monday on an 11-count charge by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), however, pleaded not guilty to all the charges.
2. Lagos Assembly Debunks Ambode Impeachment Rumours
The Lagos State House of Assembly, on Monday, debunked rumours that it was plotting to impeach Governor Akinwunmi Ambode. The Speaker, Mudashiru Obasa, speaking on the floor of the house at the beginning of plenary, said there was no truth in the rumour.
3, Biafra: IPOB Removes Nnamdi Kanu As Leader, Gives Reasons
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) says Nnamdi Kanu has been sacked as its leader and also director of Radio Biafra. Olisa Mbakwe, the IPOB Director of Strategy and Documentation, made the announcement on Monday.
4. Another Senator Resigns From APC, Gives Reason
Senator Mustapha Mohammed, representing Niger south at the Senate, has resigned from the All Progressives Congress (APC) in protest. It was gathered that the senator is said to be angered by the decision of the ruling party to drop his name from the list of candidates cleared for the 2019 general election.
5. Gov. Amosun Lambastes Tinubu, Osoba Over Ogun APC Crisis
Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State has accused a national leader of the APC Bola Tinubu of hijacking the party’s governorship primary election in the state. Speaking in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, on Monday, he wondered why Tinubu and Olusegun Osoba were silent on the controversy which trailed the exercise.
6. Nigeria Will Be Worse If PDP Returns To Power – Balarabe Musa
A former governor of Kaduna Balarabe Musa says Nigeria will be worse if the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) returns to power in 2019. He reportedly blamed the PDP for the “misery and underdevelopment” the country is witnessing.
7. Again, Tanker Falls On Otedola Bridge
A fuel tanker carrying diesel on Monday fall on the Otedola Bridge, Lagos State, en route Berger. The incident was disclosed via a tweet by the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA).
8. Three Shot Dead In Kaduna Despite Curfew
Three unidentified people have been killed by gunmen in despite the 24-hour curfew imposed on the state by the government. It was learned that the three people were reportedly killed in Narayi area of the state.
9. Supreme Court Nullifies Rivers APC Primaries
The Supreme Court has dismissed the ruling of the court of appeal staying further execution of the order of interlocutory injunction restraining the All Progressives Congress (APC) from conducting further congresses in Rivers state. The ruling is in favour of the Senator Magnus Abe group of the APC in Rivers state.
10. Scintillating Arsenal Trash Leicester To Maintain Winning Run
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Mesut Ozil handed Arsenal their 10th successive win with a dominant 3-1 victory against Leicester City on Monday. Unai Emery’s men had to come from behind after Hector Bellerin netted an own goal in the first-half at the Emirates Stadium. But Mesut Ozil produced a majestic display to lead the Gunners’ impressive fightback.
That’s the roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines this morning. More Nigerian newspapers headlines are available on Concise News website. See you again tomorrow.