Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines today, Monday, Dec. 4th.
The senator representing Kaduna Central at the Nigerian Senate, Shehu Sani, says authorities in Sudan told him that they don’t know anybody identified as Jubril, an alleged impostor of President Muhammadu Buhari as claimed by Nnamdi Kanu.
Following recent onslaught by the Boko Haram terrorists in the North East, Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, has directed the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, to remain in the zone. This followed President Muhammadu Buhari’s show of concern to the welfare needs of members of the Armed Forces, as he directed the enhancement of the welfare of troops, particularly those serving in operational areas within the country.
The National Assembly has summoned the United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, over the alleged high rate of visa denial of Nigerians. The invitation is following the petition to the House of Representatives by an activist, Kayode Bello.
The spiritual director of Adoration Ministry Enugu, Nigeria (AMEN), Ejike Mbaka, has said that Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Peter Obi, his running mate, might “end in shame” with the way they are going. The Catholic priest said this after Obi failed to make donations at the ministry’s 2018 harvest and bazaar celebration.
The Presidential candidate of the PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has dismissed insinuations that Gov Nyesom Wike has resigned as the South-south coordinator of his campaign. Atiku’s Special Assistant, Public Communications, Phrank Shaibui, insisted that the former Vice President Presidential Campaign Council (PCC) is intact.
The Federal Government has signed a Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters with Russia for repatriation of looted funds and assets. According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the treaty was negotiated in 2009 but signed in Moscow, Russia, on November 27, 2018, by the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami.
Musician, Adekunle Temitope, popularly known as Small Doctor has been arrested by the police along with three others for alleged unlawful possession of a firearm. Commissioner of police in Lagos, Imohimin Edgal, said the suspects were arrested after threatening to shoot policemen controlling traffic at the Oshodi area of Lagos.
Croatia’s Luka Modric has won the men’s Ballon d’Or award, the prestigious prize given to the best football in the world. The Real Madrid midfielder beat five-time winner Cristiano Ronaldo and World Cup winner Antoine Griezmann to the honour at a glamorous ceremony in Paris.
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.