Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines today, Saturday, October 27th.
1. Missing General Buried In Shallow Grave – Nigerian Army
The Nigerian Army says retired Maj. Gen. Idris Alkali was killed and buried in a shallow grave in an area popularly known as, “No man’s land” located on the outskirt of Jos metropolis. General Officer Commanding 3 Division, Maj. Gen. Benson Akinroluyo, made this known on Friday, as he announced the discovery of a shallow grave.
2. Kaduna Govt Confirms Death Of Kidnapped Traditional Ruler
3. Again, IPOB Leader Nnamdi Kanu To Address Biafrans Today
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, will deliver his second broadcast later on Saturday, October 27. A pro-Biafra activist and founder of Family writers Emeka Gift made this known on his Facebook on Friday. According to the publisher, Kanu, who was seen praying again at the wailing wall in Jerusalem, Isreal, will address ‘Biafrans’ by 6pm.
4. Real Reason Jonathan Handed Over To Buhari – Fashola
The Minister for Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said ex-President Goodluck Jonathan conceded defeat to President Buhari in 2019 because he knew Nigeria was at the brink of economic recession. He claimed Jonathan never wanted to be in charge of the country’s affairs during the recession.
5. UK Magazine Predicts Winner Of Nigeria’s 2019 Presidential Election
President Buhari will lose the 2019 elections, to the PDP’s Atiku Abubakar, according to London-based news outfit The Economist magazine. This came in a forecast from the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), the research unit of the Magazine.
4. Buhari To INEC: My Credentials Still With Military
President Buhari has told INEC that his credentials are still with the Nigerian military. INEC has said that more than 70 political parties in the country have presented their candidates for the 2019 presidential poll.
5. Fayose Reveals When He Will Leave EFCC Custody
Former Governor of Ekiti State Ayodele Fayose will be released from the custody of the EFCC on Monday. In a post on Twitter on Friday, the media aide to the former governor, Lere Olayinka said Fayose has filed and verified all necessary documents for his bail.
6. NNPC Denies Funding Buhari’s Re-election Campaign Bid
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Friday dismissed reports that it transferred cash to the President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation. Reports had emerged during the week that NNPC was funding Buhari’s re-election bid.
9. Fayose Writes Defence HQ Over Buhari’s Waec Saga
The immediate past governor of Ekiti State Ayodele Fayose has written the Chief of Defence staff, demanding the release of President Buhari’s WAEC certificate to INEC for the 2019 elections to avoid disqualification from the Presidential race.
10. Gernot Rohr Wants Everton Star To Ditch England For Nigeria
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr is hoping Everton youngster Ademola Lookman will switch allegiance to represent the Super Eagles. The forward currently features for England at youth level and had them to win the U20 World Cup in 2017. However, he is still eligible to represent his parents’ country, Nigeria.
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.