Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Tuesday, 12th November, 2019

Good Morning. Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today Tuesday, 12th November 2019

1. Adelabu Vs Seyi Makinde: Appeal Court Judgement Causes Confusion

The Court of Appeal in Ibadan on Monday left many confused after giving its ruling in the election dispute case between Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde and Adebayo Adelabu of the All Progressives Congress.
The Election Petition Tribunal in Oyo State, in May this year dismissed an application filed by Adebayo Adelabu, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress asking to recount votes in the March 9 election.

2. Ogun Governorship: Appeal Court Gives Final Ruling On Abiodun, Akinlade’s Fate

The appeal filed by Adekunle Akinlade against the election victory of Governor Dapo Abiodun has been dismissed on Monday by the Court of Appeal sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State.
It will be recalled that Akinlade contested the March 9 Ogun State governorship election on the platform of the Allied People’s Movement (APM) while Abiodun ran on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

3. Balarabe Speaks On What Will Happen If Nigeria Eventually Splits

A former Governor of Kaduna State, Abdulkadir Balarabe Musa, has stated that If Nigeria should break up, this would not end the numerous problems being faced by the country.
He noted that the region would suffer from the same problems it is trying to escape.

4. Ex-Petroleum Minister Tam David-West Dies

Professor Tam David West, a former minister of Petroleum and consultant virologist, is dead.
This was made known in a statement on Monday Media aide to President Muhammadu Buhari, Garba Shehu.

Adebayo Oladeji, spokesman for Samson Ayokunle, president of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), has noted that there is no crisis between President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo.
He, however, stated that the body is not happy about recent reports on Osinbajo.

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has written an open letter to the Archbishop of Canterbury, Most Revd Justin Portal Welby over the continuous detention of the convener of #RevolutionNowMovement Omoyele Sowore inside the DSS custody.
JNJGLOBALGIST.COM recalls that Sowore has been held captive inside the DSS custody on seven counts charge of treasonable felony, fraud, cyber-stalking and insulting President Muhammadu Buhari.

7. Bayelsa: Gov. Dickson Speaks On Rift With Goodluck Jonathan

The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has spoken on the reported disagreement between him and the former President Goodluck Jonathan.
Dickson in his reaction accused political jobbers of making misleading comments and misrepresenting his actions with Jonathan over the choice of the PDP governorship candidate.

8. Billionaire Indimi Blasts Reno Omokri Over ‘Careless’ Comment

Former Presidential Aide, Reno Omokri had blasted the Indimi Family and other Billionaires from the north, while praising Femi Otedola for his recent donation to the North-East through his Daughter, DJ Cuppy’s foundation.
He has however been given a response on social media as well.

9. Kogi Guber: Dankwambo Mocks APC For Fielding Bello As Its Candidate

Ibrahim Dankwambo, a former governor of Gombe State has mocked the ruling All Progressives Congress, ahead of the governorship election in Kogi State.
The Peoples Democratic Party’s chieftain condemned the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, over his inability to pay salaries of workers in the state.

10. Kogi Guber: SDP Secretariat Burnt Down In Lokoja

Reports reaching Naija News says the Kogi state secretariat of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), located in Lokoja has been burnt down.
According to the report gathered by our correspondent, unknown individuals suspected to be political thugs, stormed the SDP secretariat early Monday morning and burnt down the edifice. 

11. Boko Haram: Oyedepo’s Pastor, Schoolgirl Regain Freedom

Boko Haram insurgents have released a pastor with Living Faith Church, Moses Oyeleke and a schoolgirl, Ndagiliya Ibrahim Umar, in Borno State.
JNJGLOBALGIST.COM reports that Oyeleke has been in captivity for seven months, while Ndagiliya said she was held for nine months. It was learned that their release was secured through the efforts of Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State and two Non-Governmental Organisations, Kalthum Foundation For Peace and Initiative for Peace Building Movement, after weeks of negotiation and dialogue with the duo’s abductors.

12. Oyo Guber Poll: Appeal Court Affirms Makinde’s Election

The Court of Appeal sitting in Ibadan has upheld the victory of Governor Seyi Makinde of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Oyo State governorship election. The court in a unanimous judgement delivered by Justice Abubakar Yahaya on Monday upheld the decision of the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal which declared Makinde as the winner of the March 9 election. It, however, dismissed the appeal filed by the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the election, Adebayo Adelabu.

13. Oyo Guber Poll: What Makinde Said About Appeal Court Victory

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has commended the judgement of the Court of Appeal which affirmed his victory in the March 9 governorship election in the state. In a statement on Monday by his Chief Press Secretary, Taiwo Adisa, the governor reassured residents that he would not be deterred from taking the state to greater heights. He also insisted that positive governance and unprecedented development would continue to be the portion of the people through his tenure.

14. What Twitter Board Member Said About Nigerian Youths

A member of Twitter board Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has said that young Nigerian people give her hope every day. Okonjo-Iweala, a former Minister of Finance, said this on Monday while speaking at an event organised by the African University of Science and Technology (AUST) in Abuja. The former minister said all she needs to do anytime she wakes up feeling depressed is to talk to young people whom she said give her hope every single day.

15. Buhari Reacts To Death Of Ex-Petroleum Minister

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a message of condolence to the David-West family following the death of former Minister of Petroleum Tam David-West. JNJGLOBALGIST.COM understands that David-West served as Minister of Petroleum and Energy during Buhari’s military regime in the mid-80s. President Buhari described him as “the indomitable Tam David-West.” A statement signed by the Special Adviser to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, added that David-West was a resolute man in a class of his own.

16. Army Reacts As Military Truck Kills Baby, Student In Yobe

The Nigerian Army has set up a board of inquiry to probe how a military truck killed two persons in Yobe State. The Assistant Director of Army Public Relations Sector 2, Operation Lafiya Dole, Captain Njoka Irabor, disclosed in a statement made available to reporters on Monday in Damaturu, the state capital. JNJGLOBALGIST.COM reports that a military truck has crushed a tricycle rider, killing a 19-year-old student of Federal Polytechnic, Damaturu, and a baby while three others were injured.

17. Why Abacha Loot Is ‘Normal’ – Nnamdi Kanu’s PS

Amaka Ekwo, the Press Secretary (PS) to Nnamdi Kanu, the banned Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) leader has opined that “Nigeria is a trading company”, reason the recovered loot of ex-head of state, Sani Abacha ‘seems normal’, JNJGLOBALGIST.COM reports. The outlawed group’s New Media and Special Duties Coordinator made this claim on her known Twitter handle on Sunday.

18. Gunmen Kidnap Two Lecturers In Kaduna

Unknown gunmen have abducted two lecturers in Mahuta community of Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State, JNJGLOBALGIST.COM reports. The victims, identified as Adamu Chinoko and Umar Chinoko, are said to be biological brothers, working at the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, and Kaduna Polytechnic, respectively.

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

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