Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines today, Thursday, Nov. 29th.
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, over one week after the killing of scores of Nigerian soldiers by a faction of terror group Boko Haram. Concise News understands that the commander-in-chief is in the state to flag off the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) conference which begins Wednesday.
The PDP’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, on Monday visited the Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, to explain to him why he chose Peter Obi as his running mate. Accompanying Atiku on the visit were the Director General of the PDP Presidential Campaign Council, who is also the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki and the National Chairman of the party, Uche Secondus.
The senator representing Gombe South constituency in the National Assembly, Joshua Lidani, on Wednesday, dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the APC. His defection was announced on the floor of the Senate by the Majority Leader, Senator Ahmad Lawan.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday has charged soldiers to step up the fight against Boko Haram, stressing that the war against the terrorists is a “must win.” The president disclosed that his administration is making efforts to improve the entitlements of soldiers.
The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Oby Ezekwesili has selected the chairman of the party, Ganiyu Galadima as her running mate. Speaking on why she chose Galadima as her running mate, Ezekwesili described him as a gentleman of character.
Atiku Abubakar has been asked by the Ohanaeze Youth Council (OYC) to categorically state whether he will do just one tenure, to convince them that his six-year policy statement will not truncate the 2023 Igbo Presidency Project. The group said it had studied diligently the six-year plan of Atiku to make Nigeria work again, but insisted that the Wazirin Adamawa must state that he will only rule for four years if elected.
Nigeria coach Thomas Dennerby says the Super Falcons will defeat South Africa in the final of the 2018 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations in Ghana. Speaking ahead of the final billed for Saturday, the Swede admitted that the attacking trio of Asisat Oshoala, Desire Oparanozie and Francisca Ordega must be more ruthless.
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.