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Welcome to the Concise News roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines for today, Thursday, May 30th, 2019.

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1. Inauguration: Buhari Takes Oath Of Office For Second Term

Muhammadu Buhari has been sworn in for a second term as President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in a ceremony at the Eagle Square in Abuja, the nation’s capital. Concise News observed that the nation’s acting Chief Justice, Justice Mohammed Tanko, administered the oath of office to the President at 10:42 am.

2. Buhari Skips Speech At Inauguration For Second Term

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday took oath of office for his second term as Nigeria‘s president in a ceremony at the Eagle Square in the nation’s capital, Abuja. Acting Chief Justice of the Federation, Justice Mohammed Tanko, administered the oath of office to the President at 10:42 am, shortly after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo took his oath of office.

3. Buhari Departs For OIC Summit In Saudi Arabia

President Muhammadu Buhari travels to Makkah, Saudi Arabia, on Thursday to attend the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Summit, Concise News report. Buhari’s media aide Garba Shehu said, “According to the OIC secretariat, the summit to be convened under the theme, “Makkah al-Mukarramah Summit: Hand in Hand toward the Future,” seeks to develop a unified stance on events in the Islamic world.”

4. Obasanjo, 393 Others Aboard Ethiopian Airlines ‘Survive Plane Mishap’

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo survived what could have been a plane crashin Lagos on Wednesday, Concise News reports. NAN reports that the ex-president was among the 393 passengers who were on board an aircraft that found it difficult to land at Murtala Muhammed International airport in Lagos. The Ethiopian Airlines aircraft, ET-901, had left the Bole International Airport, Addis Ababa, at 9:10 am, Ethiopian time (7 am Nigerian time).

5. Lagos: What Sanwo-Olu Said At Inauguration

The new Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has vowed to move the state forward despite hard times faced by residents. In his inauguration speech at the Tafawa Balewa Square on Wednesday, Sanwo-Olu promised to appoint only the best into his cabinet, adding that he would be fair to all irrespective of tribe and social status.

6. See What Military Officer Did To Oshiomhole For Breaching Security Protocol (Video)

The National Chairman of the All Progressives CongressAdams Oshiomhole, was ordered out of the parade ceremonies by the Commander, Guards Brigade, Brig. Gen Umar Musa, for breaching protocol during President’s inauguration at the Eagle Square on Wednesday. Several dignitaries who had a vital role to play in the inauguration of the President had lined up along the red carpet leading to where the President took the oath of office.

7. Singapore Frees Nigerian Earlier Sentenced To Death

Singaporean Supreme Court has acquitted Nigerian Adili Chibuike Ejike, who was sentenced to death for importing about two kilogrammes of methamphetamine into Singapore. Concise News learned that the court acquitted Ejike and ordered his release with no outstanding charges. In a letter to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Nigerian High Commission in Singapore said: “A three-member panel that delivered the judgment was led by the Chief Justice of Singapore, Sundaresh Menon.”

8. 2023 Igbo Presidency: ‘I Am More Relevant Than You’, Amaechi Fires Back At Obi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, has slammed Peter Obi, vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), for saying that he is politically irrelevant. Amaechi, who spoke at an interactive forum of maritime stakeholders in Lagos, on Tuesday, tackled Obi for attacking him over his comments on the 2023 presidency.

9. Female Justice Set To Replace Bulkachuwa At Presidential Election Tribunal

Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, President of the Court of Appeal (PCA), has hinted at replacing herself at the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal with another female judge. Justice Bulkachuwa dropped the hint on Wednesday shortly after having to step down as the head of the tribunal.

10. 2019 Europa League Final: Hazard Hits Brace As Chelsea Humiliate Arsenal 4-1

Eden Hazard bagged a brace as Chelsea beat Arsenal 4-1 in the Europa League final to give manager Maurizio Sarri his first trophy, Concise News report. Olivier Giroud opened the scoring against his old club with a wonderful header and Pedro swept past the retiring Petr Cech from Hazard’s cross.

That’s the roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines this morning. More Nigerian newspapers headlines are available on Concise News website.