Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Tuesday, 19th November, 2019

Good Morning. Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today Tuesday, 19th November 2019

1. INEC Declares Winner Of Kogi Governorship Election, Release Final Results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday, declared the final results and winner of the 2019 Kogi governorship election result.
The results were declared by Prof Ibrahim Umar Garba, the INEC returning officer on Monday, 18th November at the collation center in Lokoja, the state capital after results from all local government areas had been received and compiled.

2. Jesus Will Complain About Nigeria’s Situation If He Were To Be Here – Obasanjo

The former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, while speaking on the state of Nigeria, stated that if Jesus Christ were to be in this country at this time, he would complain about the way the country is being run by the people in power.
Obasanjo stated this while speaking at the 64th annual national convention of the Foursquare Gospel Church held at the church campground on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Ajebo, Ogun State.

3. What Jonathan Said After INEC Declared APC’s Lyon Winner Of Bayelsa Election

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated the Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), David Lyon, for winning the Bayelsa State election.
JNJGLOBALGIST.COM reports that the National Electoral Commission (INEC), had declared David Lyon the winner of the Bayelsa Governorship Election.

4. PDP’s Wada Reacts As INEC Declare Winner Of Kogi Election

The Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Musa Wada, has berated the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over its conduct of the just concluded Kogi Guber election.
JNJGLOBALGIST.COM reports that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday, declared the final results and winner of the 2019 Kogi governorship election result.

5. Five Killed, Many Injured As Petrol Tanker Crushes Many Vehicles In Kogi

The Felele environs in Lokoja Local Government was thrown into mourning after no fewer than five people were reported dead following an accident which involved a petrol tanker and other vehicles.
The accident which occurred along Lokoja-Okene-Abuja Highway in the early hours of Monday saw many vehicles including Keke Napeps being burnt to ashes as a result of the resulting fire.

6. Nigeria’s Inflation Rate Rises To 11.61%

JNJGLOBALGIST.COM understands that the fresh data from the National Bureau of Statistics revealed that the inflation for the month of October has risen by 0.36 basis points year on year to 11.61 percent.
The composite food index rose by 14.09 percent in October compared to 13.51 percent recorded in September due to increases in prices of meat, fish, vegetables, bread and cereals, potatoes, yam and other tubers.

7. Buhari In Closed-door Meeting With Oshiomhole, APC Govs, Others

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met with the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
JNJGLOBALGIST.COM reports that the meeting was held behind-closed-doors.

8. Bayelsa Guber: See Why Timi Frank Asked Uche Secondus To Apologise Or Resign

The former Deputy spokesperson of the All Progressives Congress, Timi Frank, has called on the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus and the National Working Committee of the party to apologise or resign due to the loss of Bayelsa State during the November 16 election.
Frank stated this while congratulating the Bayelsa State Governor-elect, David Lyon, whose victory he described as deserving.

9. Confusion As Ex-AGF, Adoke Is Arrested, Detained In Dubai

The International Criminal Police Organization has arrested the former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Bello Adoke (SAN) in Dubai.
JNJGLOBALGIST.COM understands that the senior lawyer, who was said to have arrived Dubai on Monday, November 11, for a scheduled medical check-up, was quizzed by the Interpol and then taken into custody following the mix-up.

10. US, UK, EU Give Verdict On Bayelsa, Kogi Election

The United States (US), the United Kingdom (UK) and the European Union (EU) have condemned the widespread violence recorded during the Bayelsa and Kogi governorship elections.
JNJGLOBALGIST.COM recalls that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) conducted the Bayelsa and Kogi governorship elections on Saturday, November 16.

11. What Presidency Told PDP To Do About Kogi, Bayelsa Election Results

The Presidency has advised the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to learn to be democrats and accept defeat with grace following its loss in the governorship elections conducted in Kogi and Bayelsa States on Saturday. The All Progressives Congress’ (APC) candidates Yahaya Bello and David Lyon were declared winners of the governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states respectively.

12. Buhari Receives Bayelsa Governor-elect Lyon In Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday received the Bayelsa State Governor-elect, David Lyon at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared Lyon winner of the November 16 governorship election in the State.

13. Bayelsa Election: Why We Visited PDP’s Jonathan — APC Leaders

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa , said they visited former President Goodluck Jonathan after Saturday’s governorship elections in recognition of his position as the father and leader of the state. 
JNJGLOBALGIST.COM reports that the Minister of State for Petroleum, Chief Timipre Sylva, led APC leaders including governor-elect David Lyon , to visit the former president’s home on Monday.

14. What Buhari Said About Yahaya Bello’s Re-election

President Muhammadu Buhari has hailed Governor Yahaya Bello following his re-election as Kogi State’s leader, JNJGLOBALGIST.COM reports. 
The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) Returning Officer for the election Ibrahim Umar said Bello polled a massive 406,222 votes to defeat his main rival, Musa Wada of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who got 189,704 votes.

15. Falana Reacts To Conduct Of Bayelsa, Kogi Elections

Nigeria would continue to witness decreasing rate of voter turnout in future elections if nothing was done to address impunity in the electoral system, human rights lawyer Femi Falana has warned. He said this while lamenting reports of electoral violence in the Saturday governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States, despite thousands of policemen deployed.

16. Lagos Govt Evacuates Lion From Private Residence To Lekki Zoo

The Lagos State Task Force has successfully moved a lion found at a private home around Victoria Island to a zoo in Omu Resorts, Lekki. The Chairman of the agency, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, who confirmed this in a statement on Monday, said that the exercise was carried out in conjunction with officials of the Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture and medical personnel from Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ibadan.

17. Oyo APC Mocks Makinde Over PDP Loss In Kogi

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde was on Monday mocked by the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress over what it described as “an alleged abandonment of his duty post” to participate in the last Saturday gubernatorial poll in Kogi State which the APC candidate won. Governor Makinde was also accused by the party of “relocating to Lokoja-the Kogi State capital”, ahead of the polls as he was appointed chairman for the PDP campaigns ahead of the poll which the party eventually lost to the ruling APC by over 200, 000 votes.

18. Kogi Bayelsa Polls: What Tinubu Said About Bello, Lyon’s Victories

National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu, has congratulated Yahaya Bello and David Lyon, on their governorship election victories in Kogi and Bayelsa States, respectively. The former governor of Lagos State also congratulated the National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, Kogi and Bayelsa States Chairmen and other leaders in the two states.

19. 2021 AFCON Qualifiers: What Nigeria’s Showing In Lesotho Will Do To Team

Nigeria football legend, Segun Odegbami, says Super Eagles ’ victory over the Crocodiles of Lesotho in the first leg of their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier in Lesotho will boost their morale in future games. JNJGLOBALGIST.COM reports that Odegbami said this in an interview with NAN in Ota, Ogun, on Monday.

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