Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines today, Friday, Nov. 9th.
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, is expected to face further interrogation at the Department of State Services anytime he returns to the country. It was also learnt that President Muhammadu Buhari was aware of the investigation of the former governor of Edo State by the security agency.
Reactions have continued to the claims by the Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed that the Federal Government spends N3.5 million monthly to feed the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife. Concise News had reported earlier that the minister made this claim recently when he was giving an update on the whereabouts and safety of the Shi’ites leader and his wife.
Oak TV, an internet TV platform, has apologised to Lai Mohammed for publishing a video in which the minister of information and culture said the government spends N3.5 million monthly to feed Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN). In the viral video, the information minister begged not to be quoted before making the claim about the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN).
The Department of State Service (DSS) recently arrested suspects who allegedly abducted and killed the traditional ruler of Adara Chiefdom, HRH Maiwada Galadima and other high profile criminals. Peter N. Afunanya, the Public Relations Officer of DSS, who disclosed on Thursday in Abuja said the arrest of the suspected killers of Galadima was made possible with collaboration with the military.
The British Government has urged the Nigerian government and members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) also known as Shittes to respect the rule of law in the country. The outgoing British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright, said this while reacting to clashes between Nigerian security agencies and the Shittes.
A stalwart of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos state Senator Anthony Adefuye has revealed that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s perceived anger cost him a second-term ticket. Ambode, who succeeded Babatunde Fashola in 2015, fell out with national leader of the APC and former governor of the state, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.
Benin zone of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (Asuu) has accused state governors of politicising academic activities in public universities. The zone complained that state universities had suffered political interferences which, it said, had affected the schools.
The Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led administration is buying votes ahead of the 2019 general election. In a statement on Wednesday by the chapter’s spokesperson, Taofik Gani, the N10,000 Trader Moni is an inducement.
President Muhammadu Buhari has declared a state of emergency on Nigeria’s water supply, sanitation and hygiene sector. The President made the declaration at the inauguration of the National Action Plan for Revitalisation of Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Sector at state house conference centre on Thursday in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.
After arriving at their training camp in Ivory Coast without their kits, Nigeria women’s national team on Thursday in Abidjan finally received their kits for the Ghana 2018 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations. Eight-time African champions Super Falcons, who are in Group B with Equatorial Guinea, South Africa and Zambia, travelled to Abidjan on Tuesday with different attires, with reports alleging that the team had their kits held at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, with just 10 days to their first match against Banyana Banyana in Cape Coast, Ghana.
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.