Nigerian newspapers headlines by Concise news

Good day, and welcome to the Concise News roundup of the top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines for today, Monday, October 7th, 2019.

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1. Pastor Bakare Identifies Security Threats In Nigeria, Tells Buhari What To Do

Former vice presidential candidate Pastor Tunde Bakare has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to shake up Nigeria’s security agencies and military leadership.  In his state of the nation broadcast entitled “Resetting Nigeria on the path of predictable progress” delivered at the church headquarters in Lagos on Sunday, Bakare said: “Buhari must be willing to do the needful, and not make just cosmetic changes, to stop the haemorrhage.”

2. NCC Reveals Fresh Condition For New SIM Registration

Registration of new Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) cards will now require the presentation of the National Identity Number (NIN), according to The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). The Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, said that the policy was in line with the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) Act 2007 relating to NIN regulations.

3. Pastor Adeboye Sends Message To Buhari Govt

Revered Nigerian cleric Pastor Enoch Adeboye has urged the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to focus on policies that would lessen the suffering of Nigerians. The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) made this known on Sunday at the church’s thanksgiving service for Nigeria’s 59th independence anniversary.

4. Buhari Nominates Adesina For Second Term As AfDB President

President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Akinwunmi Adesina for re-election as the President of African Development Bank (AfDB). “When asked by former President Goodluck Jonathan to serve as Minister of Agriculture, it was duty calling me to the land of my birth,” said Akinwunmi, while speaking at an event in Lagos on Sunday.

5. Unemployment: CBN, Banks Move To Revive Moribund National Theatre

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Bankers Committee, on Saturday, pledged to use their funds to revive the moribund National Arts Theatre, Lagos. The bankers promised to use their newly introduced Creative Industry Financing Initiative (CIFI), which has already earmarked N22b as takeoff capital to pursue the revival of the 40-acre national asset that has become a relic.

6. Nigerian Air Force Kills Bandits Near Kaduna

No fewer than 10 bandits have been killed by Air Component of Operation HADARIN DAJI (OPHD), at forests near Birnin Gwari and Janko Hill in Kaduna, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has said. NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, who disclosed this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja, said the operation was conducted on Saturday.

7. Kogi 2019: Lecturer Injured As APC, PDP Supporters Clash

A lecturer at the Kogi State University (KSU) Ayingba, Usman Ogbo, has been reportedly injured in an attack in Ankpa during a ‘Thank You’ tour of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate for the state, Musa Wada.

8. Sex For Grades: What UNILAG VC Says About Harassment

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) has emphasised the need for managements of universities across the country to intensify efforts in ensuring effective measures to tackle sexual harassment. The Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, said the issue of ‘sex for marks’ in the country’s university system remained a hydra-headed monster that must be tackled without further delay.

9. BBNaija Finale 2019: See How Viewers Voted As Mercy Makes History (Video)

Mercy Eke got 41.77 per cent of viewers’ votes to emerge as winner of the Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) TV reality show, Concise News reports. This news medium had reported that the video vixen made history on Sunday evening by becoming the first female winner of the reality TV show.

10. Check Out EPL Table After Arsenal, Chelsea Wins

Chelsea closed in on the top four of the English Premier League (EPL) as their in-form striker Tammy Abraham scored his eighth league goal of the season on Sunday. This was after an excellent first-half performance helped them to a 4-1 win at struggling Southampton.

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