Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Tuesday, 8th October, 2019


Good Morning. Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today Tuesday, 8th October 2019

1. President Buhari Advocates For Made in Nigeria Goods

President Muhammadu Buhari has pleaded with public and private business sector leaders in Nigeria to invest more on made in Nigeria goods.
JNJGLOBALGIST.COM learnt that he made the plea at the 25th Nigerian Economic Summit (NES25) with a charge to public and private sector leaders to look inward to solve the unique challenges confronting the nation’s socio-economic development.

2. Emir Sanusi Describes Nigeria’s Rising Population As A Liability

The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi (II), has described the rising population in Nigeria as a liability to the country.
Emir Sanusi stated this while speaking at a panel session of the 25th Nigerian Economic Summit currently holding in Abuja.

3. Tribunal Delivers Final Judgment On Ortom’s Election

The election of Governor Samuel Ortom has been affirmed by the Benue state governorship election petitions tribunal sitting in Makurdi, the state capital.
JNJGLOBALGIST.COM reports that Ortom contested the election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party.

4. Minimum Wage: Gov. Fayemi Reveals Governors’ Position On Payment

Governor of Ekiti State and Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), Kayode Fayemi on Sunday said governors have taken a position on the implementation of the new minimum wage.
According to him, there is a difference between the national minimum wage increase and a general wage review and the governors have an understanding of this.

5. UNILAG Suspends Dr Boniface, Lecturer In #SexForGrades

Dr Boniface Igbeneghu, a lecturer and former sub-dean of faculty of art in the University of Lagos (UNILAG), has been suspended by the institution, for sexual harassment.
JNJGLOBALGIST.COM reports that Dr Boniface, who doubles as a head pastor of a Foursquare Gospel Church in Lagos, was exposed in a 13-minute video documentary released on Monday by the BBC Africa.

6. UNILAG Reacts To Indictment Of Lecturer In Sex-for-grade Scandal

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) has vowed to deal with any of its staff involved in the sex-for-grades video of one of its lecturers which has gone viral. The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Governing Council, Wale Babalakin, said the Council would investigate allegations of sexual harassment against a lecturer exposed by the documentary titled “Sex for Grades”.

7. Sex-For-Grades: Foursquare Takes Major Decision Against Igbeneghu

The Foursquare Gospel Church has suspended Dr. Boniface Igbeneghu, a senior lecturer at the University of Lagos, Akoka, from all ministerial assignments. The church made this known in a statement on Monday by its National Secretary, Ikechukwu Ugbaja.

8. Sex For Grades: Lecturer Vows To Sue BBC (Video)

One of the lecturers implicated in the BBC Africa Eye’s ‘Sex For Grades’ video Yaw Gyampo has vowed to sue the BBC for airing the documentary. Gyampo, a professor of political science at the University of Ghana, was implicated in the exposé released on Monday on BBC News Africa’s YouTube. The senior lecturer described the documentary as an entrapment, insisting that he was never involved in the act.

9. ASUU President Reveals ‘Those Sponsoring Crisis In Union’

National President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi has accused some vice-chancellors of sponsoring crisis in the union. Five universities have cut out of ASUU to form a new union. The lecturers announced the formation of the Congress of University Academics (CONUA) at the end of their stakeholders’ forum at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) on Saturday.

10. Buhari Reveals What Is Happening To Those Who Want To ‘Sabotage’ Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said his government had effectively frustrated the ambition of detractors to destabilise Nigeria. President Buhari made the remark in a message to the commissioning of 111 cadets into the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) as Pilot Officers, held at the NAF Base in Kaduna. The President was represented by Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin.

11. Why Nigerian Governors Are Scared Of Organising Flamboyant Parties – EFCC’s Magu

The Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has alleged that some state governors are afraid of organising flamboyant parties because of the commission’s eagle eyes. Magu said on Monday during his working visit to the commission’s zonal office in Makurdi that some of the governors were now maintaining low profile.

12. Nigeria Economic Summit: Democracy Is Maturing, Buhari Says

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja declared that “Nigeria democracy is maturing,” citing the peaceful and orderly conduct of 2019 general elections and the resort to the rule of law by aggrieved candidates in settling disputes. Buhari stated this while declaring open the 25th Nigeria Economic Summit (NES) with the theme: ‘‘Nigeria 2050: Shifting Gears.’’

13. 2023: Edwin Clark Reveals Best Candidate To Become Nigeria’s President

Elder statesman and Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Clark has declared support for the emergence of an Igbo person as Nigeria’s president in 2023.
The politician declared that the Igbo nation deserves to produce Nigeria’s next president and also merit the position.

14. Tribunal Upholds Gov Bala Mohammed’s Victory

The Bauchi State election Tribunal has upheld the victory of Senator Bala Mohammed as governor of the state.
JNJGLOBALGIST.COM reports that the tribunal judge, Justice Salihu Salisu, dismissed the petition of the Mohammed Abubakar and the All Progressives Congress (APC) for lacking in merit.

15. Taraba Assembly Deputy Speaker Impeached

The Deputy Speaker of the Taraba State House of Assembly, Hon. Mohammed Gwampo has been impeached earlier on Monday.
JNJGLOBALGIST.COM learnt Hon Gwampo was impeached after the motion for the impeachment was raised by the former Majority Leader, Hon. Albasu Kunini, of Lau State constituency over alleged lack of competence to discharge his duties.

16. Tunde Bakare Reveals Reasons Behind Buhari’s Behaviour As Nigeria’s President

The senior pastor of the Latter Rain Assembly (LRA), Pastor Tunde Bakare has said President Muhammadu Buhari is striving to leave a worthy legacy behind when his tenure expires.
The fiery pastor noted that the health challenges faced by the President during his first term in office has pitched him in a race against time.

17. Court Approves Forfeiture Of N280m Linked To Invictus Obi

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the forfeiture of N280,555,010.65 found in bank accounts belonging to two companies owned by Obinwanne Okeke also known as Invictus Obi.
JNJGLOBALGIST.COM understands the court gave the approval for the temporary forfeiture of the money found in the corporate account of the alleged culprit. It will be recalled that Okeke is standing trial in the United States of American for an alleged $11m cyber fraud following his indictment alongside 77 Nigerians.

18. Super Falcons Fail To Qualify For 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Nigeria have crashed out of the race to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics women’s football tournament after playing out a 1-1 draw with Cote d’Ivoire at the Agege Stadium, Lagos. The reigning African champions had last week Thursday played 0-0 in Abidjan and with Monday’s result, the Ivorian ladies progress to the penultimate round of the qualification series against Cameroon.

19. Don’t Share Toilet With Bobrisky, NCAC Warns

The Director-General National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) has admonished the members of the public especially women not to share same facilities with male barbie Bobrisky to avoid multiple infections. Runsewe in an interview with newsmen in Abuja described the cross-dresser as a dangerous hazard.

That’s the top Nigerian newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on JNJGLOBALGIST.COM. See you again tomorrow.
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