Justice Walter Onnoghen, the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), has filed an application before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) demanding the disqualification of the Tribunal’s Chairman, Danladi Umar, “on the grounds of real likelihood of bias.”
President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his government determination to prosecute looters irrespective of the status of the person in society. The President said this while speaking with South-West Imams and Islamic scholars at the State House, Abuja, on Tuesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has gaffed again by saying that he came into office as the country’s leader in 2005 instead of 2015. Buhari said this in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, on Tuesday during the presidential campaign rally of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Benue state governor Samuel Ortom has called on the people of the north-central state to receive President Muhammadu Buhari with due respect during his reelection campaign in Benue on Wednesday. According to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase, the governor of the Food Basket of the Nation wished Buhari a hitch-free campaign in the state as he enjoined the people of Benue to be law-abiding.
Suspected armed bandits have reportedly killed the elder sister of Senator Kabiru Marafa (APC-Zamfara Central) and abducted her husband during an attack in Zamafara State. It was learned that the bandits struck at the residence of Ade Marafa located at Ruwan Bore area of Gusau area on Tuesday.
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Tuesday presented the 2019 budget of N852.317 billion to the State House of Assembly for approval. The 2019 budget is N287.68 billion lesser than that of 2018 which stood at N1.04 trillion.
Some explanations have emerged on Monday on why Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo chartered a private helicopter for a trip to Kogi State last Saturday, which ended up crash-landing in Kabba. Findings indicated that Osinbajo opted for the charter service because the helicopters in the Presidential Fleet were reportedly occupied that day with other functions.
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has warned that the Igbo may lose out in the national polity if wisdom is not applied in their political conduct. Okorocha issued the warning on Tuesday in Owerri during a press conference. He lamented that since the end of the civil war, the Igbo have made mistakes which put them at a disadvantaged position in Nigeria.
The identity of four nollywood actors who took part in the auditions for the 4th edition of Big Brother Naija 2019 has been revealed. The actors identified as Olumide Oworu, popular for his role in a family sit-com ‘Johnsons’, fast-rising actor Emem Efe, Yoruba actor Joseph Jaiyeoba, and Joshua Richard were spotted among over 5000 Nigerians that auditioned at the Lagos centre of the TV reality show.
Nigeria’s Flying Eagles played out a barren draw with South Africa on Tuesday in their second game of the U-20 Africa Cup of Nations in Niger Republic. This means the West Africans have to wait until the last round of matches to book a ticket for the U-20 World Cup in Poland. Paul Aigbogun’s side had beaten Burundi 2-0 in their first game at the competition taking place in Niger.
That’s the roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines this morning. More Nigerian newspapers headlines are available on Concise News website.
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