Nigerian newspapers

Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines today, Thursday, Nov. 29th.

1. President Buhari Visits Borno After Killing Of Soldiers

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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.

2. Atiku Visits Ekweremadu, Explains Choice Of Obi As VP

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.

3. Gombe Senator Dumps PDP For APC

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.

4. We Must Defeat Boko Haram, Buhari Tells Soldiers

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.

5. FG Slashes Prices Of UTME, Neco SSCE Forms

The prices of forms for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, organised by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, and the Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Examination Council, as well as the Basic Education Certificate Examination have been reduced by President Muhammadu Buhari. This was revealed by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, after the Federal Executive Council meeting in State House, Abuja.

6. #2019Elections: Buhari, Atiku, Others To Sign Peal Deal

President Muhammadu Buhari, former vice-president Atiku Abubakar and other presidential candidates are to sign a peace accord ahead of the 2019 elections. The Chairman of the National Peace Committee, Gen. Abdulsalam Abubakar (rtd.), said this during a meeting with the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmoud Yakubu in Abuja on Wednesday.

7. Biafra: Police Arrest Nine Suspected IPOB Members

Police in Abia state say they have arrested nine suspected members of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Commissioner of Police in the state Chris Ezike disclosed this during a press conference on Wednesday in Umuahia, the state capital. Ezike said the items recovered from the suspects included two motorcycles, Biafran identity cards, one Biafran magazine, one Biafran National Anthem booklet and a Biafran flag.

8. Oby Ezekwesili Picks Galadima As Running Mate

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.

9. Ohanaeze Youths Ask Atiku To Clarify Whether He Will Do One Term Or Not

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.

10. Falcons Will Do Whatever It Takes To Beat South Africa – Dennerby

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.