Nigerian Newspapers: Top 10 Headlines Today Monday, Nov. 25th, 2019
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, November 25th, 2019.
Lauretta Onochie, an aide to President Muhammadu Buhari, has told Air Peace Airline boss Allen Onyema to return to the US to face fraud charges. The US government announced the allegations against Onyema on Friday, accusing him of “moving more than $20 million from Nigeria through United States bank accounts in a scheme involving false documents based on the purchase of airplanes.”
The Federal Government intends to inject N50 billion into the entertainment industry as its role in making sure the industry survives, Concise News reports. Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed disclosed this at the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos on Sáturday.
Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi has assured Nigerians that the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line will be completed latest by April 2020. Amaechi gave this assurance on Saturday while speaking to journalists at the end of the project inspection tour on-board the train from Iju in Lagos State to Ibadan in Oyo State.
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has transferred the new Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi to Akwa Ibom state. Also, the Akwa Ibom police commissioner, Kenneth Ebrimson, is to assume duty in Ogun to replace Imohimi.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to order a presidential investigation into the violence recorded during the Bayelsa and Kogi governorship elections. The opposition party all faulted the violent incidents recorded in the November 16 governorship election in the two states.
The Nigerian Navy has released the shortlist (PDF) for the 2019 DSSC recruitment with the aptitude test set to take place on November 30th, 2019. The Nigerian Navy 27 DSSC recruitment aptitude test will take place in nine centers in the country by (7:30 am).
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Nigeria is already positioned to take advantage of technology to move the country’s development forward. The President made this known on Saturday at the graduation ceremony of Senior Executive Course 41 of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, Jos.
Aide-de-camp to Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu during the civil war and head of Rock Family Church, Bishop Obi Udezue Onubogu has said that the Igbo “are absolutely not wrong” to think Biafra is the route to El Dorado for them. Ojukwu’s erstwhile aide, however, advised agitators to embrace dialogue.
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu has claimed that the late Sardauna of Sokoto Ahmadu Bello was the progenitor of hate speech in Nigeria. This news medium understands that the pro-Biafra leader Kanu said this in a reaction to the proposed Protection from Internet Falsehoods and Manipulations Bill, also known as anti-social media bill.
Damini Ogulu better known as Burna Boy was among the winners at the 2019 The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), Concise News understands. Burna Boy claimed the Young Person of the Year prize at the 2019 Future Awards held on Sunday.
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has released the shortlist; nominees for the 2019 African Player of the Year award on Sunday. In the 30-man shortlist for the 2019 African Player of the Year award, two Nigerians – Victor Osimhen and Wilfred Ndidi – are in the battle for the prize.
That’s the roundup of the top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines this morning. More Nigerian newspapers headlines are available on Concise News website.