Nigerian newspapers headlines by Concise news
Nigerian newspapers headlines by Concise news

Good day, and welcome to the Concise News roundup of the top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines for today Tuesday, November 19th, 2019.

1. What Presidency Told PDP To Do About Kogi, Bayelsa Election Results

The Presidency has advised the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to learn to be democrats and accept defeat with grace following its loss in the governorship elections conducted in Kogi and Bayelsa States on Saturday. The All Progressives Congress’ (APC) candidates Yahaya Bello and David Lyon were declared winners of the governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states respectively.

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2. Buhari Receives Bayelsa Governor-elect Lyon In Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday received the Bayelsa State Governor-elect, David Lyon at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared Lyon winner of the November 16 governorship election in the State.

3. Bayelsa Election: Why We Visited PDP’s Jonathan — APC Leaders

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa, said they visited former President Goodluck Jonathan after Saturday’s governorship elections in recognition of his position as the father and leader of the state. Concise News reports that the Minister of State for Petroleum, Chief Timipre Sylva, led APC leaders including governor-elect David Lyon, to visit the former president’s home on Monday.

4. What Buhari Said About Yahaya Bello’s Re-election

President Muhammadu Buhari has hailed Governor Yahaya Bello following his re-election as Kogi State’s leader, Concise News reports. The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) Returning Officer for the election Ibrahim Umar said Bello polled a massive 406,222 votes to defeat his main rival, Musa Wada of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who got 189,704 votes.

5. INEC Declares Winner Of Kogi Governorship Election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in the Kogi election, Yahaya Bello, has been declared as the winner of the exercise held on 16 November. The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) Returning Officer for the election, Professor Ibrahim Umar, said Bello polled a massive 406,222 votes to defeat his rival, Musa Wada of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who scored 189,704 to finish.

6. Falana Reacts To Conduct Of Bayelsa, Kogi Elections

Nigeria would continue to witness decreasing rate of voter turnout in future elections if nothing was done to address impunity in the electoral system, human rights lawyer Femi Falana has warned. He said this while lamenting reports of electoral violence in the Saturday governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States, despite thousands of policemen deployed.

7. Lagos Govt Evacuates Lion From Private Residence To Lekki Zoo

The Lagos State Task Force has successfully moved a lion found at a private home around Victoria Island to a zoo in Omu Resorts, Lekki. The Chairman of the agency, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, who confirmed this in a statement on Monday, said that the exercise was carried out in conjunction with officials of the Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture and medical personnel from Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ibadan.

8. Oyo APC Mocks Makinde Over PDP Loss In Kogi

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde was on Monday mocked by the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress over what it described as “an alleged abandonment of his duty post” to participate in the last Saturday gubernatorial poll in Kogi State which the APC candidate won. Governor Makinde was also accused by the party of “relocating to Lokoja-the Kogi State capital”, ahead of the polls as he was appointed chairman for the PDP campaigns ahead of the poll which the party eventually lost to the ruling APC by over 200, 000 votes.

9. Kogi Bayelsa Polls: What Tinubu Said About Bello, Lyon’s Victories

National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu, has congratulated Yahaya Bello and David Lyon, on their governorship election victories in Kogi and Bayelsa States, respectively. The former governor of Lagos State also congratulated the National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, Kogi and Bayelsa States Chairmen and other leaders in the two states.

10. 2021 AFCON Qualifiers: What Nigeria’s Showing In Lesotho Will Do To Team

Nigeria football legend, Segun Odegbami, says Super Eagles’ victory over the Crocodiles of Lesotho in the first leg of their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier in Lesotho will boost their morale in future games. Concise News reports that Odegbami said this in an interview with NAN in Ota, Ogun, on Monday.
That’s the roundup of the top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines this morning. More Nigerian newspapers headlines are available on Concise News website.