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Welcome to the Concise News roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines for today, Friday, May 31st, 2019.

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1. What EFCC Said About ‘Arrest’ Of Okorocha, Wife

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied the arrest of the immediate Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, and his wife Gerald. However, in the light of Okorocha’s exit from office as governor of Imo, reports began to circulate online on Thursday that he had been arrested by the EFCC.

2. Imo: Ihedioha Begins Demolition Of Akachi Tower Built By Okorocha

Newly-sworn-in Imo State governor, Emeka Ihedioha, has commenced the demolition of the Akachi Tower, one of the monuments built by his predecessor, Rochas Okorocha. Concise News understands that the Akachi Tower, built on a reclaimed dumpsite, was one of the structures commissioned by the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, earlier this month.

3. Imo: Gov Ihedioha Reacts To Demolition Of Akachi Tower

The newly-sworn-in Imo State governor, Emeka Ihedioha, has denied knowledge of the demolition of Akachi tower near Aba Road, Owerri, Concise News reports. Contrary to reports emanating from Owerri, the government said it had no hand in the pulling down of the monument.

4. Why Court Of Appeal Sacked PDP’s Ned Nwoko As Senator-elect

The election of Ned Nwoko as the Senator-elect of the Delta North Senatorial District for the 9th National Assembly has been nullified by the Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal. Concise News learned that the appellate court on Thursday said it took the decision because the case instituted at the  Federal High Court, Abuja, ought to have been filed before the expiration of 14 days from the time of the incidence that birthed the suit.

5. Court Orders Gwarzo’s Reinstatement As DG SEC

The National Industrial Court in Abuja has ordered the immediate reinstatement of the suspended DG of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Mounir Gwarzo. According to the judgment delivered by Justice Sanusi Kado, the court held that the former Minister of finance Kemi Adeosun does not have the power to suspend the claimant.

6. IPOB Sit-At-Home: What Happened In Enugu On Biafra Remembrance Day

Residents of Enugu metropolis on Thursday went about their normal activities and disregarded the sit-at-home order issued by the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Concise News reports. The proscribed group had in a statement, directed the residents to observe a sit-at-home order in memory of those who lost their lives in the Nigeria-Biafra war from 1967 to 1970.

7. Court Grants Nigerian Musician Naira Marley N2 Million Bail

Embattled singer Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, has been granted bail by the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos State. Concise News reports that Naira Marley had earlier pleaded not guilty to the cyber fraud charges pressed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

8. Biafra: Nigerian Priest Reveals Why FG Should Negotiate With IPOB, MASSOB

The Catholic Archbishop of Awka Diocese, Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor has revealed what could be the solution to Biafra agitation, Concise News reports. This online news medium gathered that the priest called on the Federal Government to dialogue with the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and the Movement for Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) instead of crushing them.

9. Embattled Naira Marley Releases New Single ‘Why’ (Audio)

The management of embattled Nigerian rapper Naira Marley has released his new single titled ‘Why,’ Concise News understands. In ‘Why,’ produced by OluwajBeats, Naira Marley says he wants to have some fun today even if it costs him money.

10. U-20 World Cup: Flying Eagles Draw Ukraine, Advance To Round Of 16

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles came from behind to secure a 1-1 draw against Ukraine in a Group D match at the 2019 U-20 World Cup in Poland on Thursday, Concise News reports. The Nigerian team progressed to the round of 16 as the best loser in the group with just four points behind the United States and Ukraine who top the group.

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