Good day, and welcome to the Concise News roundup of the top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines for today Thursday, November 21st, 2019.
Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State, has described a viral sex tape of ex-students as a “sad commentary on the moral decadence that has assailed our society at large”. It added that it is a manner of behaviour that is alien and unethical to the values of the University.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday signed Executive Order 009 to end open defecation in the country by 2025. The new order states, among others, “That by this Order, Nigeria is committed to being open defecation-free by 2025.”
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated former President Goodluck Jonathan on the occasion of his 62nd birthday. In a special birthday message to his predecessor on Wednesday, President Buhari said Jonathan’s humility will continue to resonate and inspire and inspire generations of Nigerians.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo said the fear of death cannot stop him from airing his opinions on national issues whenever there is a need to do so. Obasanjo said that as an elder statesman in Nigeria and Africa as a whole, his concern over the years is to build leaders of the continent.
The Nigerian Senate has read for the second time a bill seeking to regulate social media. The bill entitled, ‘Protection from Internet Falsehood and Manipulation 2019’, passed second reading after Sani Musa, senator representing Niger east and its sponsor, moved a motion for a debate on the proposed law.
The Commissioner for Information in Lagos, Gbenga Omotoso, says the traffic situation in the state is being worsened by the ongoing repair of roads. The recent gridlock across the state has left residents complaining about the man-hour loss on the road.
Senator Dino Melaye was at the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday in Abuja to demand the cancellation of the Kogi West Senatorial election. It was learned that Melaye was received by INEC Secretary, Rose Orianran-Anthony, and National Commissioner and Chairman of its Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye.
The Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has made some new appointments on Wednesday. Concise News understands that El-Rufai approved eight appointments and in a statement signed by his Senior Special Assistant and Kaduna State focal person for Social Investments, the appointment is with immediate effect.
The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay, on Tuesday confirmed the arrest of former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke in Dubai. He was said to have confirmed Adoke’s arrest during a visit to the headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare says the issue of contract extension for Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr lies with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). Concise News reports that the minister gave the clarification on Wednesday in Abuja at a brief meeting with Rohr before dashing for the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the presidential villa.
That’s the roundup of the top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines this morning. More Nigerian newspapers headlines are available on Concise News website.