Nigerian Newspapers

Welcome to the Concise News roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines for today, Saturday, September 28th, 2019.

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1. Kogi/Bayelsa Elections: INEC Disqualifies 14 Political Parties

No fewer than 14 political parties have been disqualified by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from participating in the upcoming elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states for fielding invalid candidates. INEC National Commissioner and the Chairman of the Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, who disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Friday, said the commission disqualified eight parties in Kogi state and six in Bayelsa state.

2. Why DSS Refused To Be Served Court Order On Sowore’s Release

Operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) on Friday reportedly refused to be served the court order by a bailiff of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Omoyele Sowore’s bail. Concise News understands that the court bailiff was reportedly turned back twice at the DSS headquarters in Abuja.

3. N30,000 Minimum Wage: FG Provides Fresh Update On Full Implementation

President Muhammadu Buhari administration is set to reconstitute a new committee to begin fresh negotiations for the full implementation of the new national minimum wage of N30,000. Concise News reports that Nigeria’s Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, said this on Thursday in Abuja, the country’s capital.

4. N90b Scam: Former Minister Tells Osinbajo What To Do

A former Minister of Aviation Osita Chidoka has called on Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to resign following allegations of fraud, Concise News reports. Chidoka who made the statement on Friday noted that Osinbajo will be a history maker if he resigns from his position.

5. Buhari Departs New York For Abuja After UNGA Participation

Following his participation in the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), President Muhammadu Buhari has left New York for Abuja. The President departed  at about 11am local time via the JFK Airport en-route to Nigeria

6. N90bn For Election: CAN Takes Stand On Allegation Against Osinbajo

Vice-President Olusegun Obasanjo has received the backing of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) over the N90 billion allegation levelled against him.CAN says the church will defend the Vice-President.

7. Court Orders Permanent Forfeiture Of Funds ‘Linked’ To Oyo-Ita

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the permanent forfeiture of funds allegedly linked to former Head of Service Winifred Oyo-Ita. The particulars of the case were not read out in the open court when Folashade Ogunbanjo-Giwa, the judge, gave the order, Punch newspaper reported

8. 2023: APC Reacts To Tinubu, Oshiomhole, El-Rufai’s Campaign Posters

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has dissociated itself and some of its chieftains whose names and images appeared on the 2023 campaign posters. Concise News understands that those whose images appeared on the posters were the APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu; the National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole; and the Kaduna State Governor, Nasiru El-Rufai.

9. BBNaija: Nigerians React As Tacha Gets Disqualified

One of the Big Brother Naija season 4 housemates, Tacha has been disqualified for physical violence during a fight with fellow housemate, Mercy. Mercy, on the other hand, was issued two strikes by Big Brother for not stepping away from a volatile situation.

10. La Liga: Chukwueze Stars As Villarreal Thump Real Betis

Super Eagles star Samuel Chukwueze stole the show as he came off the bench to inspire Villarreal a heavy 5-1 victory over Real Betis in Friday’s La Liga game. After losing against Barcelona in their previous outing, the Yellow Submarine hit the ground running with Chukwueze scoring to cap a fantastic performance in the encounter.

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