Nigerian Newspapers: Top 10 Headlines Today Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the Concise News roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines today, Wednesday, March 20th, 2019.
FG Reveals How It Wants To Source Fund For N30,000 Minimum Wage
The federal government has said it will be considering increasing Value Added Tax (VAT) to fund the new national minimum wage.
Presidential Election: Why I’m Yet To Speak On Atiku’s Defeat – Obasanjo
A former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has said he has not spoken about the 2019 presidential elections since the matter is still in court.
INEC Stops Collation Of Bauchi Governorship Election Result
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Bauchi State on Tuesday halted the collation of results for the governorship election, Tafawa-Balewa Local Government area of the state held March 9, 2019.
Senate Approves N30,000 Minimum Wage For Workers
Nigeria's Senate on Tuesday approved the bill increasing the national minimum wage of workers to N30,000.
Court Stops Inec From Collating, Announcing Results In Bauchi
The Federal High Court in Abuja has stopped the Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) from proceeding with the collation and announcement of the result of the governorship election in Bauchi State held on March 9, 2019.
Army Slams Inec Over Indicting Report On Rivers Elections
The Nigerian Army has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) of being unfair with the report of its findings on the governorship and house of assembly elections in Rivers State.
Success Adegor: Delta Govt Suspends Headmistress Over Illegal Exam Fees
The Delta State Government has suspended Vero Igbigwe, the headmistress of Okotie-Eboh Primary School 1, in Sapele, over the collection of illegal examination levies.
Nigerian Newspapers: Top 10 Headlines Today Tuesday, 19th March, 2019
Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the Concise News roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines today, Tuesday, March 19th, 2019.
How We’ll Win Governorship Re-run In Benue, Rivers, Others – PDP
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said it will win the supplementary elections in Benue and other states because the people will reject any attempt by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to rig.
Presidential Election: Atiku, PDP File Petition Against Buhari’s Victory
Nigeria's main opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and its candidate in the country's 2019 presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, have filed their petition challenging the declaration of President Muhammadu Buhari as winner of the poll.
Onnoghen Tells CCT His Asset Declaration Forms Were Tampered With
The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, has alleged that the two asset declaration forms he submitted to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) have been manipulated.
INEC Has Wide Powers To De-register Political Parties – Falana
Legal luminary, Femi Falana (SAN) on Monday posits that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has wide powers to de-register political parties that failed to scale some minimum electoral tests.
Inec Stands By Its Decision On Okorocha’s Senatorial Election Outcome
Nigeria's electoral body, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has insisted that Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo would not be presented a certificate of return.
Onnoghen Remains CJN, Says Acting CJN Muhammad
The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, has maintained that suspended Justice Walter Onnoghen, remains the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria.
U.S. Releases Corruption Evidence Against Buhari Govt
The United States Government has reportedly released evidence of corruption and impunity against the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government.
Soldiers, Police Deployed In Kaduna Community Over Attack
Security agents have been deployed in Nandu Gbok community in Sanga area of Kaduna state where gunmen killed 10 persons and burnt over 30 houses on Saturday.
Nigerian Newspapers: Top 10 Headlines Today Monday, 18th March, 2019
Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the Concise News roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines today, Monday, March 18th, 2019.
Governorship Re-run: Presidency Speaks On Interfering In Benue, Others
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that he will not alter results of the governorship supplementary election in Benue and other states.
Election: What Rigging Will Do To Nigeria – Peter Obi
The vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last election, Peter Obi, has said rigging will only place incompetent persons in power.