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Good day Nigeria and the rest of the world. Welcome to the Concise News roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines for today, Thursday, April 25th, 2019.

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1. Saudi Arabia Hints On Building Refinery In Nigeria

Top crude oil producer Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has hinted on the possibility of establishing a refinery in Nigeria. Concise News understands that Khalid Al Falih, the Kingdom’s Minister of Energy Industry and Mineral Resources, dropped the hint during a meeting with Nigeria’s Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, in Riyadh.

2. President Buhari Commissions Projects In Lagos

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday commissioned the newly reconstructed Institute of Maternal And Child Health popularly known as Ayinke House located within the premises of Lagos State University Teaching Hospital in Ikeja. The President described the edifice as a critical and timely intervention by the State Government in the health sector.

3. Osun: Why Court Of Appeal Should Return Oyetola As Governor – INEC

Nigeria’s electoral umpire, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has told the Court of Appeal, Abuja, to return Adegboyega Oyetola as duly elected governor of Osun state because the sacking of Oyetola by the election tribunal for the state was made in error. But Concise News learned on Wednesday that counsel to Oyetola and his party, All Progressive Congress (APC), faulted the ruling of the tribunal before a five-man panel of justices of the Court of Appeal led by Justice Hannatu Sankey.

4. Nigerians Descend On Ngige For Saying Doctors Are Free To Leave

Comment credited to the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, that medical doctors are free to leave Nigeria because the country has enough hands has attracted wide condemnation from members of the public. Concise News understands that the Minister made the comment on Wednesday during a programme on Channels Television.

5. Senate Throws Out Motion To Make Kogi Oil Producing State

The Senate has rejected a motion to recognise Kogi as an oil producing state during plenary on Wednesday, Concise News reports. This online news medium understands that the Senate also halted further talks on the motion for the Federal government to include Kogi state among oil-producing states with all benefits and privileges.

6. Falana Reveals How OBJ Caused One Of Nigeria’s Major Problems

A human rights lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has said former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s rejection of the Minority Report of the Constitutional Drafting Committee of 1976 is one major cause of Nigeria’s troubles. Concise News understands that the senior lawyer said this on Tuesday at the public presentation of the Minority Report and Draft Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (1976) at the University of Lagos auditorium.

7. Senate Postpones Passage Of 2019 Budget 

The Senate on Wednesday postponed passage of the 2019 Appropriation Bill till Tuesday next week. Although the report by the Senate Committee on Appropriations on the national budget was billed for consideration at the plenary on Wednesday, the lawmakers resolved to postpone the third reading of the bills because the details of the estimates had not been made available.

8. Nigeria Raked In N34.67 Billion From VAIDS In One Year – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that the federal government received about N34.67 billion in one year through the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS). Concise News learned that the Nigerian leader disclosed this Thursday at the 21st annual conference of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN).

9. El-Zakzaky: Shi’ites Invade National Assembly, Disrupt Sitting

Deputy Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Lasun Yussuff, Wednesday put off sitting following reports of invasion of the National Assembly by shi’ite members.

Yussuff said the move was aimed at protecting lawmakers as the shi’ites, also known as members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), had stormed the assembly complex to protest the continued detention of their leader Ibrahim el-Zakzaky.

10. Title-Chasing Man City Grab Important Points At United

Manchester City are back at the top of the English Premier League (EPL) table following yet another defeat of Manchester United on Wednesday night. Concise News reports that City won 2-0 in the derby at Old Trafford. Second-half goals from Bernardo Silva and Leroy Sane took City a point above title rivals Liverpool with three matches of the campaign remaining.

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.