Nigerian Newspapers: Top 10 Headlines Today Sunday, June 23rd, 2019

Welcome to the Concise News roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines for today, Saturday, July 6th, 2019.

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1. Osun Guber: What Adeleke Said About Oyetola’s Win At Supreme Court

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2018 Osun governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has congratulated Governor Gboyega Oyetola on his victory at the Supreme Court. Adeleke said he had accepted the ruling of the apex court irrespective of his feelings and perception about the verdict, adding that his ambition was never a do or die affair.

2. Osun: What Oyetola Said About His Victory Over Adeleke

Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State has extended a hand of friendship to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its governorship candidate in the 2018 election, Senator Ademola Adeleke. He said since the matter of the last governorship election had been laid to rest by the court, all stakeholders should come together to move the state forward.

3. Osun: Atiku Reacts To Oyetola’s Win At Supreme Court

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has hailed Senator Ademola Adeleke despite the Supreme Court dismissal of his election appeal. Concise News had reported that the Supreme Court on Friday upheld the election of Gboyega Oyetola, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the governor of Osun State.

4. President Buhari Names SGF, Chief Of Staff For Second Term

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday re-appointed Boss Mustapha as Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), and Abba Kyari as Chief of Staff (COS) to the President, five weeks after he was sworn in for a second term in office. Concise News learned that the president’s media aide Garba Shehu made this known in a statement in which he said the appointments took effect from May 29, 2019.

5. Ex-Minister Diezani To Forfeit $40m Worth Jewellery To Nigerian Govt

A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered former petroleum minister Diezani Allison-Madueke to temporarily forfeit jewellery valued at about $40m to the federal government. Concise News understands that Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), had seized the items comprising wristwatches, necklaces, bracelets, bangles, earrings, as well as a gold iPhone from a premises belonging to Allison-Madueke.

6. Rape: Abuja Residents Demand Justice For 4-Year Old As Father Backs Accused

Residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, on Friday demanded justice for a four-year-old who was allegedly raped by a family’s cook 28-year-old Ebiloma Idris. Concise News reports that Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh led the protest of Abuja residents to the Apo High Court where the case was brought for trial. Dikeh said that the protest was a call for justice for the minor who was allegedly raped by Idris in 2016.

7. Full List Of 38 Newly Appointed Senior Advocates Of Nigeria

Thirty-eight lawyers have been elevated to Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN) by the Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee during its 138th session held during the new plenary session held on July 4. Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court Hadizatu Mustapha made the announcement on Friday.

8. Biodun Fatoyinbo: Ese Walter Speaks On Being Raped By COZA Pastor

Nigerian lady, Ese Walter, who came into prominence in 2013 when she confessed that she had an affair with the Senior Pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Biodun Fatoyinbo recently took to social media to set the record straight. Concise News reports that in the wake of the recent rape allegation against Fatoyinbo by Busola Dakolo, the wife of Nigerian singer, Timi Dakolo, Walter has found herself being talked about once again.

9. Nigeria Vs Cameroon: How Eagles Can Win Clash – Mutiu Adepoju

A former Super Eagles star Mutiu Adepoju has said the team can defeat Cameroon in a round of 16 tie at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt. Nigeria play the defending champions of the competition on Saturday having finished second behind Madagascar in Group B.

10. BBNaija 2019: Big Brother Set To Announce Eviction Of One Housemate

The BBNaija Housemates are beginning to get nervous after Big Brother announced there would be first eviction on Sunday. Concise news gathered that Big Brother made the announcement in a memo read by the Head of House Jeff, noting that the housemate with the lowest number of coin will be evicted.

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