Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines today, Thursday, October 25th.
1. Court Grants Fayose N50m Bail
The Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Wednesday granted former Governor of Ekiti State Ayodele Fayose bail in the sum of N50m. The session on Wednesday, which is his second appearance before the court, lasted less than 30 minutes.
2. Court Seizes Fayose’s International Passport As Part Of Bail Conditions
The immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, was on Wednesday asked by the Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos to deposit his passport with the court. The court granted Fayose bail in the sum of N50m. The former Governor appeared before the court on Wednesday, as part of proceedings for his trial.
3. More Pressing Issues To Address Than Nnamdi Kanu – FG
The Nigerian government says it has more pressing issues to tackle instead of talking about the leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu. Kanu who reappeared after the Operation Python Dance in Abia State in 2017, had threatened to unleash “hell” on Nigeria.
4. US-Based Nigerian Lady Calls Out Ooni Of Ife For ‘Dumping’ Her
US-based Nigerian lady Elizabeth Odunlami has accused the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, of dumping her to marry Olori Naomi. She made this allegation in a post on her Facebook page. This comes days after the Ooni married Prophetess Naomia.
5. Lai Moh’d Denies Threatening To Attack Isreal Over Nnamdi Kanu
The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, has dismissed reports that the federal government threatened to attack Isreal over the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. Kanu went into hiding on September 14, 2017, after a military raid on his father’s residence in Abia state.
6. Revealed: List Of 105 Top Individuals Owing Nigeria N906 Billion
The Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has published the names of its top one hundred and five Nigerians owing the country a total sum of N906 billion. AMCON said the list was released because it “has become necessary as all avenues provided by the corporation for the debtors to propose acceptable resolution terms have failed.”
7. Nigeria’s Rapid Population Growth Worries FG
The federal government has advised Nigerians to spacing childbirth to enable quality upbringing. To this end, the government said it had engaged critical stakeholders such as traditional rulers and religious leaders.
8. Rivers Senator Dumps PDP For APC
Senator Osinakachukwu Ideozu, the lawmaker representing Rivers West in the Senate, has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC). Majority Leader at the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, announced Osinakachukwu’s defection at plenary on Wednesday.
9. Incredible! Rangers Come From 3 Goals Down To Win 2018 Aiteo Cup
Seven-time Nigerian champions Rangers International did the unthinkable on Wednesday as they fought from 3-0 down to emerge as champions of the 2018 Aiteo Federation Cup. The Flying Antelopes battled like wounded lions to crack and bring down Kano Pillars 4-2 via penalties after the Pyramid City side had blown Gbenga Ogunbote’s men away with three brilliant goals.
10. Enyimba Crash Out Of Confederations Cup
Nigerian side Enyimba have crashed out of the Caf Confederations Cup after a 2-1 loss to Raja Casablanca in a semi-final clash on Wednesday. The Peoples Elephant had lost the first leg of the semi-final tie 0-1 at home about two weeks ago.
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.