Nigerian newspapers
Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines today, Wednesday, Nov.21st.

1. Jonathan Reveals Aides Who Advised Him Not To Concede Defeat To Buhari

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has revealed that some of his close ministers and aides advised him against conceding defeat to Muhammadu Buhari in the 2015 presidential election. The former president said he turned down the advice of the then Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala; Attorney-General of the Federation and Justice Minister Mohammed Bello Adoke; Aviation Minister Osita Chidoka, who was a compere at the book launch; and his Senior Special Assistant on Domestic Affairs, Warpamowei Dudafa.

2. Agbakoba Hits Buhari, Says ‘Next Level’ Document Empty

Advertise With Us

Former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Olisa Agbakoba (SAN) has condemned President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign manual for his 2019 re-election bid. Speaking on Tuesday during a morning show on ARISE TV, the senior lawyer referred to the document as a “complete disaster”.

3. Obasanjo, Oshiomhole, Akpabio Storm Jonathan’s Book Launch

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo received a rapturous reception when he arrived at the public presentation and launch of “My Transition Hours”, a book written by former President Goodluck Jonathan. Obasanjo came into the Congress Hall, Transcorp Hilton, Abuja belatedly at about 1.50pm just as the Book Reviewer, Justice Alpha Belgore, was being invited to make his presentation. The attention of the packed hall was immediately focused on him as he had a hard time making his way to the high table because of a swarming crowd of admirers.

4. What Buhari Said About Jonathan At Book Launch

President Muhammadu Buhari has, again, applauded his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan, for voluntarily conceding defeat at the 2015 general election. The Nigerian leader, whose message was delivered by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, at the launching of a book titled “My Transition Hours” by Jonathan, said the former president was a true democrat.

5. Presidency Reacts As UK Lawmaker Says Investors At Risk In Nigeria

The presidency has condemned Priti Patel, former United Kingdom Secretary of State for international development, for advising investors to be cautious about doing business in Nigeria. President Muhammadu Buhari’s media aide Garba Shehu described Patel’s claims as a “wicked proposition” which is “lacking in substance and devoid of merit in empirical evidence established by facts”.

6. How Obama Plotted My Defeat In 2015 — Jonathan

Nigeria’s immediate past president Goodluck Jonathan has kicked against the conduct of Barack Obama, describing the former United States president as overbearing and ‘condescending’ in his message to Nigerians ahead of the 2015 Presidential election. Jonathan said the former U.S. President displayed an unusual level of bias during the 2015 elections, issuing a video appeal to Nigerians which all but advised them on which candidate to give their mandate.

7. Another Traditional Ruler Kidnapped In Plateau

Unknown gunmen have kidnapped the traditional ruler of Long Dorok Chiefdom in Shendam Local Government Area of Plateau State, David Isa. The abductors stormed the residence of the Second Class Chief of Dorock Kingdom on Monday and whisked him away to an unknown destination, according to the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Tyopev Mathias.

8. 2019: APC Speaks On Substituting Ganduje’s Name Over Bribery Scandal

The national secretariat of the All Progressive Congress (APC) says it will not substitute Abdullahi Umar Ganduje’s name as the governorship candidate of the party in Kano for the 2019 election. Concise News reports that the development is coming amid bribery allegations against the Kano state governor.

9. We’re Not Leaving Ghana Without Trophy, Says Falcons Captain

Nigeria captain Onome Ebi has declared that the Super Falcons will defend their Africa Women’s Cup of Nations title in Ghana 2018, despite losing their opening Group B match. The Super Falcons were far from their best on Sunday as a late strike from substitute Chrestina Thembi Kgatlana gave South Africa the win. “We are sorry (for the loss to South Africa). We were down but not out. We’re not leaving here without the trophy,” Ebi told reporters.

10. Popular Radio Presenter Tosyn Bucknor Dies At 37

Popular radio presenter of Inspiration FM Oluwatosin ‘Tosyn’ Bucknor also called TBuck has been confirmed dead. According to reports, the 37-Years-Old on-air personality was found dead by husband, Aurelien Boyer, when he arrived home from work on Monday night.

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.