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Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines today, Friday, Dec. 14th.

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1. Army Privately Buries 100 Soldiers Killed By Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army will privately bury over 100 soldiers killed during terrorist attacks on 157 Task Force Battalion in Metele, Borno State, last month. Concise News gathered that the private burial would take place in Maiduguri on Friday.

2. Buhari To Present 2019 Budget To N/Assembly Dec.19

President Muhammadu Buhari will present the 2019 Appropriation bill to a joint section of the National Assembly on Wednesday, December 19. This was contained in a letter transmitted to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara and read during Thursday’s plenary.

3. Reps Threaten To Boycott Buhari’s Budget Presentation

Some members of the House of Representatives have threatened to boycott President Muhammadu Buhari’s budget presentation over the recent comment of Udoma Udoma, the minister of budget and national planning.

4. 71 Reps Sponsor Bill To Introduce Parliamentary System Of Govt

A bill to introduce the parliamentary system of government in Nigeria has been read for the first time in the House of Representatives. The bill, which was introduced during Thursday’s plenary, was sponsored by seventy-one lawmakers.

5. Don’t Surrender Pulpit To Politicians, Anglican Primate Warns Church Leaders

The Primate of Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Nicholas Okoh, has cautioned clergymen against giving out the pulpit to politicians for campaign purposes. Okoh, who made the call in Abuja, said the pulpit remained a sacred and dwelling place for God and should not be used for other purpose.

6. Court Upholds Ruling On Kashamu’s Expulsion By PDP

The High Court sitting in Apo, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Thursday upheld its nullification of Buruji Kashamu’s expulsion by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The court had earlier nullified the expulsion of Kashamu who represents Ogun East and others affected by the party’s decision, on October 10, 2018.

7. Money Laundering: EFCC To Arraign Ex-Jonathan Aide Okupe

Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on Thursday filed 59 charges against former presidential spokesman Doyin Okupe. Concise News learned that the commission asked Okupe to return N120m he allegedly received from the Office of the National Security Adviser during the Goodluck Jonathan administration.

8. CAN Speaks On Endorsing Buhari For 2019 Elections

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has denied endorsing President Muhammadu Buhari for the 2019 presidential election. According to the CAN President, Samson Ayokunle, the report on some news websites (not Concise News) was a product of mischief.

9. Lack Of Electricity Not FG’s Problem, Says Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has declared that it is not the problem of the federal government if Nigerians do not have electricity. Fashola made the statement while speaking at the Nextier Power Dialogue night in Abuja, telling his listeners that there were problems in the power sector, but that it was not the Federal Government’s problem if citizens in the country do not have electricity, especially since the sector was privatised.

10. Europa League Results: AC Milan Crash Out As Arsenal, Chelsea Remain Undefeated

Seven-time European champions AC Milan have been knocked out of this year’s Uefa Europa League following a 3-1 defeat by Greek side Olympiacos. The Italian side, who needed at least a draw to progress in Group F, finished behind Olympiacos based on their better goal difference as the two sides ended on 10 points.

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.