Top Nigerian Newspapers Headlines For Today, Friday, 15th November, 2019

Good Morning. Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today Friday, 15th November 2019

1. Court Disqualifies Bayelsa APC Governorship Candidate, David Lyon

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Bayelsa State, David Lyon, has been disqualified by the Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, the state capital.
The development is coming on Thursday, two days to the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State.

2. FG Speaks On Exit Date For First Batch Of N-Power Beneficiaries

The federal government of Nigeria has assured the first set of beneficiaries under the N-Power scheme that it was liaising with state governments and the private sector on the possibility of securing permanent engagement for the 2016 N-Power beneficiaries.
The government made this known when he revealed that no date has been announced for the exit of the first batch of volunteers enrolled under the N-Power scheme.

3. Court Rules On Busola Dakolo’s Rape Case Against Fatoyinbo

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, sitting at Bwari, has dismissed the sexual assault case filed by Busola Dakolo against Pastor Fatoyinbo of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA).
JNJGLOBALGIST.COM reports that the COZA pastor’s legal team had in an objection filed at the court restated that Busola’s claim were false and concocted.

4. Edo Crises: APC NWC Constitutes Fact-Finding Committee

The National Working Committee of the All Progressive Congress has established a fact-finding/ reconciliation committee to resolve the crises in the party.
JNJGLOBALGIST.COM understands that the National Publicity Secretary of the party, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, who disclosed this in a statement revealed that the party, is disheartened with the worsening situation within the chapter, clarified that its steps in the ongoing interventions would be guided by the primary intention of finding a lasting resolution to the disagreements.

5. IGP Withdraws Security Details Of Govs, Deputies Ahead Kogi/Bayelsa Polls

The Inspector-General of Police, Adamu Mohammed has ordered the withdrawal of police security details attached to public office holders participating in the November 16 elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states.
Those affected by the order are governors, their deputies, public office holders, politicians and other political actors participating in the election.

6. Senate Gives Condition To Drop Hate Speech Bill

The Senate has told Nigerians it has no intention to bring any form of hardship on citizens of the country through the hate speech bill.
It will be recalled that the hate speech bill, which was ‘killed’ by the eighth National Assembly has now been re-introduced on Tuesday by the ninth National Assembly.

7. Buhari Speaks On Kogi/Bayelsa Governorship Election

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday assured that voters would be allowed to decide their leaders in the Bayelsa and Kogi States Governorship Election.
JNJGLOBALGIST.COM reports that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had fixed Saturday, November 16, 2019, for the elections.

8. Busola Dakolo vs Fatoyinbo: COZA Pastor Reacts To Court Ruling

The Senior Pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Biodun Fatoyinbo, has reacted to Thursday court ruling.
JNJGLOBALGIST.COM reports that the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, sitting at Bwari, had dismissed the sexual assault case filed by Busola Dakolo against Pastor Fatoyinbo.

9. APC Reacts As Court Disqualifies Its Governorship Candidate In Bayelsa State

The All progressive Congress has reacted to the verdict of the Federal High Court, Yenagoa which disqualified its governorship candidate David Lyon, in the upcoming election on Saturday.
JNJGLOBALGIST.COM understands that the party insisted it would appeal the ruling as it was already working on filing for a stay of execution of the ruling.

10. Atiku vs Buhari: Supreme Court To Explain PDP’s Appeal Dismissal

The Supreme Court will on Friday, November 15, 2019, explain the reasons behind its dismissal of the appeal filed by Alhaji Atiku Abubakar challenging the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari.
JNJGLOBALGIST.COM reported that the Supreme Court had on October 30, dismissed the case instituted by Atiku and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against the 2019 election victory of President Buhari, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

11. El-Rufai Kneels, Begs Kogi People To Forgive Yahaya Bello

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State on Thursday knelt before the people of Kogi State to canvass support for Governor Yahaya Bello’s re-election bid. El-Rufai who is also the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress Gubernatorial Campaign in Kogi made the gesture at a mega rally held for the governor in the state capital Lokoja.

12. What Atiku Told Politicians Ahead Bayelsa, Kogi Elections

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, has urged the candidates in the November 16 elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states not to see the exercise as war. Atiku, who made this known in a statement from his media office on Thursday, also enjoined the electorate to make their choices wisely by electing capable hands to steer the affairs of the two states.

13. Gunmen Release Kidnapped Appeal Court Judge

Gunmen have released Justice Chioma Nwosu-Iheme of the Benin Division of the Court of Appeal. This news medium understands that she was abducted two weeks ago from Benin city, Edo State Capital. However, the Commissioner of Police, Edo Command, Danmallam Mohammed confirmed that the judge was rescued from kidnappers and has been reunited with her family.

14. FG Says Other Options Available For Social Media Regulation

The Federal Government says, apart from enacting new laws, there are many options open to it in regulating social media. The minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed stated this on Thursday in Abuja at a meeting with the Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP).

15. What APC Said About Court Ruling On Bayelsa Gov Candidate

The All Progressives Congress has rejected the judgment of the Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa which nullified the election of its governorship candidate in Bayelsa State. Addressing a news conference in Abuja, national chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole said the party is still in the Bayelsa governorship race as the judgment sacking Lyon cannot stand. Oshiomhole said the party would appeal the judgement as its lawyers were already working on the processes to first secure a stay of execution.

16. Police Disperse Shiites From Staging Protest In Kaduna

The Kaduna Police Command have dispersed members of the proscribed Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) also known as Shiites from staging a protest in the state capital and Zaria. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Yakubu Sabo, confirmed the situation in a statement on Thursday.

17. AIB Releases Preliminary Reports On Air Peace Incidents

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Nigeria has released the preliminary reports on serious incidents involving three aircraft owned and operated by Air Peace Limited. The reports released by AIB included the serious incident involving Air Peace Limited B737-300 aircraft with nationality and registration marks 5N-BUK at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on May 15, 2019.

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