Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today Friday 29th, November, 2019


Good day, and welcome to the JNJGLOBALGIST.COM News roundup of the Top Nigerian Newspapers Headline for today Friday, November 29th, 2019.

1. President Buhari Departs Nigeria For Malabo Friday

President Muhammadu Buhari will leave Abuja Friday to participate in the 5th Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) Summit in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea. Apart from the Nigerian leader, the one-day meeting will be attended by leaders of major gas-producing nations of the world namely.

2. 2023: What APC Said About Buhari Going For Third Term

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said President Muhammadu Buhari is not planning a third term in office in 2023. The APC said this on Thursday in a reaction to a legal action taken by a self-proclaimed member of the party Charles Enya, seeking an amendment of the constitution to let Buhari run for a third term.

3. Reps Join Senate In Passing Bill Proposing VAT Increase, Others

Nigeria’s House of Representatives Thursday passed the Finance Bill 2019 submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari It was passed one week after it scaled through third reading, despite the worries expressed by a cross-section of Nigerians concerning the increase in Value Added Tax on specific goods and services from 5 per cent to 7.5 percent.

4. Why Security In Nigeria Is A Problem – President Ohanaeze Ndigbo Lagos (Exclusive)

The President Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Lagos State chapter, Solomon Ogbonna has attributed the security challenges in Nigeria to “lack of jobs.” Chief Ogbonna, who is also the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Aguene Arts Foundation, therefore, tasked the government on good governance.

5. Hate Speech Bill: Ex-Head Of State Babangida Speaks On Moves To Regulate Social Media

A former military head of state retired Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) has said that the Senate cannot use the Hate Speech Bill to muzzle Nigerians and deny them freedom of speech. Babangida, who was Nigeria’s leader from August 1985, to August 1993, made this known while hosting the National President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Chief Christopher Isiguzo, at his Minna Uphill residence on Wednesday.

6. INEC Speaks On Cancelling Kogi Governorship Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it lacks the constitutional powers to cancel an election that was concluded and the results announced. INEC National Commissioner Festus Okoye made this known in response to calls that the commission should have cancelled the Kogi election as a result of the pervasive violence that characterized it.

7. What Senate Said As Nigerians Protest Against Hate Speech, Social Media Bills

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday promised not to force the controversial hate speech and anti-social media bills on Nigerians following a protest at the National Assembly. Scores of protesters stormed the nation’s Parliament demanding the immediate withdrawal of the bills.

8. What Ex-Senator Said About Protest Against Hate Speech, Social Media Bill

A former Senator Shehu Sani has lauded Nigerians for protesting against the Social Media and Hate Speech bills. The Protection from Internet Falsehood and Manipulations and for Related Matters, 2019 and National Commission for the Prohibition of Hate Speeches (Establishment, etc) Bill, 2019 – are aimed at regulating the social media and prescribing punishment for hate speech offenders.

9. Revealed! Davido Never Wanted To Be Singer

Wave-making singer David Adeleke, aka Davido, has revealed that he had dreamed of being a record producer, not a singer. The ’30 billion gang’ crooner made this known during an interview in the United States, where he spoke about his music career.

10. Super Eagles Star Wins Player Of Month Gong (Photo)

Super Eagles goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi has won the Player of the Month award in South Africa after a sterling showing with Kaizer Chiefs. The Nigerian helped the Amakhosi maintain their lead at the summit of the South African Premier Soccer League (PSL).

11. President Buhari Seeks Senate Approval For Fresh Loan

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a letter of request to the Senate seeking approval for the federal government’s 2016-2018 external borrowing plan.
President Buhari’s letter was read during plenary on Thursday by Senate President Ahmad Lawan.

12. Lagos Approves N35,000 Minimum Wage For Workers

Workers in the Lagos State civil service will now enjoy the payment of N35,000 as minimum wage beginning from November 2019.
This follows the approval of the new figure by the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

13. Postpone Kogi West Supplementary Election – Dino Melaye Tells INEC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in Kogi west senatorial election, Dino Melaye, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone the Kogi West supplementary election scheduled for Saturday, November 30.
JNJGLOBALGIST.COM reports that Senator Melaye made this called while addressing journalists at INEC headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital on Wednesday, where he submitted another petition against the rerun poll, having first asked the commission to cancel it.

14. Ortom vs Jime: Appeal Court Gives Final Ruling On Benue Governorship Election

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Thursday, gave its final ruling on the result of the March 9 governorship election in Benue State.
It will be recalled that Emmanuel Jime, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) during the election is challenging the victory of Governor Samuel Ortom at the polls.

15. Why Kogi/Bayelsa Gov’ship Election Results Can’t Be Cancelled – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said no law in Nigeria empowered it to cancel results of the just concluded governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States.
INEC made this known through its National Commissioner of Information and Voter Education, Festus Okoye.

16. Four Feared Dead As Gas Explodes In Lagos

At least 50 persons have been injured and four persons lost their lives in a gas explosion that occurred early Thursday morning at Aduke Street, Ifelodun Local Council Development Area of Lagos state.
Among the dead persons were two kids.

17. Yari Paid Himself N300m Before Leaving Office In May – Matawalle

The Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, has revealed how his predecessor, Abdulaziz Yari, paid himself N300million severance before leaving office in May.
Governor Matawalle stated this while assenting to the repealed law that stops former governors, deputy governors, speakers of the state House of Assembly from collecting about a billion Naira annually.

18. Amosun Speaks On 2023 Presidential Ambition As Posters Go Viral

The former governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, has denied the viral poster of his alleged 2023 presidential ambition, he stated that it’s sheer distraction.
The Senator representing Ogun Central Senatorial District noted that there is no intention to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.

19. Nigeria’s Super Eagles Move Up As FIFA Releases Latest Ranking

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have made progress in the latest ranking released by the World football governing body, FIFA.
According to the November ranking released on the FIFA website, the Super Eagles are now ranked 31st in the World, moving up four spots from their previous position.

That’s the roundup of the Top Nigerian Newspapers Headlines this morning. More Nigerian Newspapers Headlines are available on JNJGLOBALGIST.COM News website

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