Nigerian Newspapers

Welcome to the Concise News roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines for today, Monday, August 5th, 2019.

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1. Buhari Administration Has Brought Affliction On Nigerians – Atiku

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, on Saturday, accused the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration of bringing affliction on Nigerians. The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election made this accusation in a statement by his media adviser, Paul Ibe.

2. Revolution Now: Finally, DSS Reveals Why It Arrested Sowore

The Department of State Security (DSS) has said it arrested Omoyele Sowore for threatening public safety, peaceful co-existence and social harmony. DSS also confirmed that the presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in the 2019 election is in its custody.

3. Omoyele Sowore: What Police Said About ‘RevolutionNow Protests’

The Nigeria Police Force on Saturday vowed to resist any forceful change of government by any person or group, Concise News reports. It added that the police would resist any act that can lead to a breach of law and order in the country, in their resolve to secure the nation and its people.

4. #RevolutionNow: Wike Sends Strong Warning To Protesters

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has issued a strong warning to people planning to stage ‘RevolutionNow’ protest in the state. Concise News understands that Governor Wike had banned stagging of protest of the Revolution Now by protesters in the state.

5. Emir Sanusi Receives 4th Wife Four Years After Wedding

The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II has received HRH Sa’adatu Barkindo Mustapha as his fourth wife four years after the wedding took place.HRH Sa’adatu Barkindo Mustapha was brought to the Emir’s palace on Saturday while the traditional Budar Kai ceremony takes place on Sunday.

6. Benue: 81 Herdsmen Convicted, 3,000 Cows Arrested, Says Ortom

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue on Saturday during the 2019 annual convention of the Idoma Association in United States, disclosed that no fewer than 81 herdsmen had been convicted and 3,000 cows arrested under the state’s anti-open grazing law. According to him, the implementation of the law had brought relative peace to the state.

7. Fulani Herdsmen Makes Fresh Demands From Government

The Bauchi State chapter, of the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, has urged the state government to build extra earth dams and increase the grazing reserve areas in the state. Concise News learned that the state chairman of the association, Muhammadu Hussaini while speaking with the newsmen on Sunday in Bauchi made these appeal.

8. Buhari Speaks On Sowore’s Arrest, Sends Strong Warning To Sponsors

President Muhammadu Buhari has dared sponsors of the planned “Revolution Now” protest which will come up on Monday, to reveal their identities and show up for the campaign out of respect to all Nigerians. President Buhari made this known in Abuja on Sunday, after a former Presidential candidate Omoyele Sowore, the convener of the #RevolutionNow Protests was arrested at his apartment on Saturday.

9. BBNaija Eviction: How Nigerians Voted As Jeff Goes Home

Jeff got the lowest votes from viewers and thus got evicted from the 2019 BBNaija show on Sunday, Concise News understands. He got 5.80 percent of the votes cast by viewers to become the latest evictee of the “Pepper Dem” edition.

10. Transfer: Why Maguire Signed For Man United – Guardiola

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has said Harry Maguire signed for rivals United because his side could not afford him, Concise News reports. United agreed an £80 million transfer fee with Leicester City on Friday for Harry Maguire.

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