Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines today, Sunday, October 28th.
1. Nnamdi Kanu Speaks On Buhari, Dasuki, Restructuring, Others
The self-acclaimed leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has addressed “Biafrans” for the second time since his resurgence. In the broadcast, the IPOB leader alleged that President Buhari was dead and that a certain Jubril from Sudan is the one acting as Nigeria’s President.
2. Nigerians Elected People Who Do Not Have Education – Sanusi
3. FG To Impose New Sanctions On Foreigners Who Overstay Visa
The Federal Government is reportedly planning to impose new fines on foreigners who overstay their work or visitor visas as part of new measures geared at curbing the breach of the country’s immigration laws by foreigners. The fines ranges from $200 to $4,000 and is dependent on the number of days a foreigner is deemed to have overstayed his visa in Nigeria.
4. 2019: Saraki, Atiku, Secondus, Obi, PDP Stalwarts Plot Buhari’s Defeat In Dubai
PDP chieftains including Bukola Saraki; presidential candidate of the PDP, Atiku Abubakar; and the National Chairman of the Party, Prince Uche Secondus, reportedly met in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to fine-tune their campaign strategy ahead of the November 18 commencement date. The special strategy session is meant to put finishing touches to some of the party’s plans aimed at defeating Buhari at the next poll in 2019.
5. Why Buhari Should Be Disqualified From 2019 Election – Fani-Kayode
Femi Fani-Kayode has said President Muhammadu Buhari should be disqualified from the presidential race over his inability to present his credentials. In a series of post on his Twitter handle, the PDP chieftain stated that Nigeria has laws which must be respected by citizens, starting from the President.
6. Gov. Okorocha Tells APC He Is Not A Bad Loser
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has told the Acting Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Lanre Issa-Onilu that he is not a bad loser in politics. In a statement on Thursday, Issa-Onilu had accused some APC governors including Okorocha of being a bad loser in respect of the governorship primaries of the party.
7. Full List Of 2019 Presidential Candidates And Their Political Parties
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday, said a total of 79 candidates will be contesting the 2019 presidential election. Meanwhile, a close look at the documents posted at the federal capital territory (FCT) office of the commission, shows there are 59 candidates whose documents have so far been published.
8. Google Celebrates Dr Ameyo Adadevoh With Doodle
Search engine giant Google is marking the birthday of Ebola hero, Dr Stella Ameyo Adadevoh with a Google Doodle. Dr Adadevoh, who was born on October 27th, 1956 prevented a wider spread of the Ebola virus in Nigeria by placing the patient, Patrick Sawyer, in quarantine despite pressures from the Liberian government.
9. Rohr Refuses To Promise Nigerians Afcon Title
Nigeria’s coach Gernot Rohr has said he cannot promise that the Super Eagles will win the Cameroon 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. The Eagles are on the cusp of sealing qualification for the tournament after their absence from the last two editions of the competition in 2015 and 2017.
10. Seun Kuti Nominated For Grammy Awards
Nigerian Afrobeat singer Seun Kuti has been nominated for the 61st Grammy Awards. Seun Kuti, who is the son of Afrobeat legend Fela shared the news on his Twitter handle on Saturday. He revealed his album, Black Times, has been nominated in the Best World Music Award Category. Femi, Seun’s older brother, has also in the recent past been nominated for the Grammy awards.
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.