Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines today, Tuesday, Nov.20th.
Representatives of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) refused to reveal the outcome of the closed-door meeting they held with President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday over the proposed new national minimum wage. The meeting, which was also attended by Chairman of the NGF, Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara state, and the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, held at the presidential villa, Abuja.
The national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole, says Senate President Bukola Saraki will be “buried politically” by February 2019. Oshiomhole made this comment in reaction to the APC’s victory in the bye-election conducted on Saturday in Kwara, the Senate president’s home state.
The Director General of the Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation, Gbenga Daniel, has said former Vice President Atiku Abubakar will not be traveling to the US yet despite securing a Visa. Daniel, a former governor of Ogun state, made this known on Channels TV on Sunday. Speaking, the former governor said Atiku made it clear to him that his priority is to face and solve the problems of Nigeria rather than a trip to the US.
National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has urged Nigerians not to pay attention to the predictions by foreign institutions that Atiku Abubakar will defeat President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019. Speaking on Arise TV, the former Edo State governor stated that only Nigerians would be responsible for the outcome of the election in 2019.
The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 elections, Atiku Abubakar, has stated that he will be pro-active in attracting investments. In a live broadcast on his Facebook page on Monday to unveil #TheAtikuPlan, the former Vice President pledge to support the 50 million small and medium scale enterprises across Nigeria.
The opposition Peoples Democratic Party says President Muhammadu Buhari is afraid of participating in a presidential debate because he has nothing to show for the three years in office. The National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan, said this while reacting to the Director-General of the President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation, Rotimi Amaechi.
Members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have been ordered by the party’s National Working Committee to withdraw court cases filed against the party or face sanctions. The ruling party gave the order after its emergency NWC meeting at the party’s headquarters in Abuja on Monday.
The self-acclaimed leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, claims that five people, led by President Muhammadu Buhari’s chief of staff, are ruling Nigeria. Kanu, who resurfaced in Jerusalem, Israel on 19 October after the military invasion of his community in Abia state, made this claim during a live broadcast via radio Biafra on Saturday.
Five lawmakers of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly have elected Hon. Nse Ntuen, member representing Essien Udim Constituency, as their new Speaker. Speaking with journalists in Uyo Monday evening, Ntuen said the decision to change the Speaker followed members’ lack of confidence in the ability of Hon. Onofiok Luke to lead the Assembly.
Thomas Dennerby is confident the Super Falcons will recover from a shocking 1-0 loss to South Africa in their opening Group B Africa Women’s Cup of Nations match on Sunday. And ahead of their next match against Zambia, who stunned former champions Equatorial Guinea 5-0 in the group’s other game, Dennerby said his team were focused on getting the job done.
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.