Nigerian Newspapers

Welcome to the Concise News roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines for today, Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019.

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1. Xenophobia: Presidency Breaks Silence On Attack On Nigerians

The presidency has condemned the attack on Nigerians and their businesses in South Africa, calling for the intervention of the African Union (AU). Concise News understands that the Presidential Aide on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora Abike Dabiri-Erewa said this on Monday.

2. FBI List: EFCC Arrests Suspect In Edo State

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said it arrested a female suspect who in connection with the recent list released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Concise News reports. Concise News reports that the FBI had recently released a list of Nigerians allegedly involved in cyber-crime also known as “Yahoo Yahoo.”

3. Xenophobia: Police Parade 60 South African Anti-Foreigner Protesters, Looters 

South African police on Monday arrested over 60 people linked with looting in Johannesburg during anti-foreigner protest in the transport industry. Concise News learned that the police said in a statement that not less than 41 people were arrested after hundreds of them marched through Johannesburg’s Central Business District (CBD), looting shops and destroying cars and buildings.

4. $9.6bn Judgment: Nigerian Groups Protest At British High Commission

A coalition of civil society groups on Monday stormed the British High Commission in Abuja to protest the $9.6 billion fine a United Kingdom court ordered Nigeria to pay Process and Industrial Developments Limited (P&ID) over a failed gas supply agreement. Concise News learned that the protesters gathered at the British and Irish Embassies, carrying various placards calling on the court to overturn the judgment.

5. What Nigerian Military Needs From Us – Pastor Adeboye

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, on Sunday, called on Nigerians to support the military and other security agencies with prayers in their task of addressing security challenges in the country. Concise News reports that Adeboye made the call at his monthly telecast message with the theme “Our True Shield and Defence”, via the church’s television at the Redemption Camp, Ogun state.

6. TICAD7: Presidency Bashes Opposition PDP Over Attack On Buhari

The presidency has berated the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over its comments on the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Japan. Concise News reported that Buhari returned to the country on Sunday after attending the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development. The PDP had on Sunday described the visit as disgraceful, adding that Buhari’s outing was poor.

7. Adeyeye Speaks About Official Cars For Senators

The Nigerian Senate has criticised a suit seeking a stop to its plan to spend N5.5billion on purchase of official vehicles for its members. Concerned Nigerians, in collaboration with some Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs): the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), BudgIT and Enough is Enough (EiE), launched a suit at the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos, seeking to stop a plan by the 9th Assembly to allegedly use the sum of N5.5billion to purchase vehicles for its principal officers.

8. PDP Sets Up Panels For Bayelsa, Kogi Governorship Primaries

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has set up Special State Congress Electoral Committee and Governorship Electoral Appeal Panel ahead of the governorship primaries in Bayelsa and Kogi States. The party’s National Organising Secretary, Colonel Austin Akobundu (rtd), announced this in a statement on Sunday.

9. What Will Happen To ‘Bad’ Naira Notes From Today – CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said mutilated or bad notes would continue to be in use even after the expiration of September 2nd 2019 deadline. Concise News reports that the CBN had urged Nigerians to deposit bad Naira notes to banks across the nation in its Clean Note Policy and Banknotes Fitness Guidelines.

10. Transfer: Major Deadline Day Deals That Took Place

The 2019 European summer transfer window ended on Monday with some major deadline day deals taking place, Concise News reports. They were major deals that took place with players moving places and other, like Neymar, staying back.

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