Top Nigerian Newspapers Headlines For Today Sunday, December 1st, 2019


Good day, and welcome to the JNJGLOBALGIST.COM News roundup of the Top Nigerian Newspapers Headlines for today Sunday, December Ist, 2019.

Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspapers Headlines.

1. APC’s Smart Adeyemi Sends Dino Melaye Out Of Senate

Smart Adeyemi, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party, has sent Senator Dino Melaye out of the Nigerian Senate. JNJGLOBALGIST.COM News reports that Adeyemi did this by winning the Kogi west rerun election.

2. Border Closure: Benin Republic Turning Nigeria Into Dumping Ground – FG

The Federal Government has claimed that the Benin Republic imports banned goods to dump them in Nigeria. The Information and Culture Minister Lai Mohammed made the allegation recently. According to Mohammed, despite the partial border closure, the Benin Republic is still bent on turning Nigeria into a dumping ground.

3. Kogi West Rerun: Melaye Reveals Next Move If INEC Fails To Review Earlier Poll

Senator Dino Melaye on Saturday vowed to go to court to challenge the outcome of the Kogi West Senatorial Election over what he termed as a fraud. After casting his vote, Melaye said if the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), did not review the initial poll, he would head to court.

4. Abike Dabiri Reacts To Outcome Of Killing Of Nigerian In South Africa

Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, on Saturday expressed satisfaction over the justice meted out to the police officer that killed a Nigerian in South Africa. In a statement by the Head of Media and Public Relations Unit of the Commission, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, in Abuja, she said:” We are glad that justice has been done.”

4. Allen Onyema: EFCC Takes Action Over $44.9m Wire Deals

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has interrogated Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace, Allen Onyema over an alleged $44.9 million wire deals. This comes days after the United States Department of Justice indicted Onyema for moving more than $20 million from Nigeria through US bank accounts in a scheme involving false documents based on the purchase of airplanes.

6. Cyber-crime: EFCC Storms ‘Yahoo Academy,’ Arrests Operators, Trainees

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday arrested operators and trainees of “Yahoo Academy” in Ikot Ibiok, Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. The arrest was made by operatives from the EFCC Zonal Office in Uyo as well as Abuja.

7. Aisha Buhari Backs Proposed Bill To Regulate Social Media, Says China Did Same

Wife of Nigeria’s President, Aisha Buhari, has voiced out in support of the proposed legislation for the regulation of social media. According to her, China has been able to control the use of social media for its 1.3 billion population, so there is no reason why the federal government cannot ”control 180 million citizens.”

8. Things Getting Completely Out Of Hand In Nigeria- Aisha Buhari

First Lady, Aisha Buhari has bemoaned the challenges facing the country, calling on political classes to act aptly before things get out of hand. Aisha spoke during the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) General Assembly and National Executive Council (NEC) meeting at the National Mosque Abuja, with the theme; “Islam and National Development.”

9. Biafra: Police Speak On Nnamdi Kanu Returning For Mother’s Burial

Police in Abia State has threatened to take decisive action against the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu should he return to Nigeria for the burial of his mother. The police made the comment following rumours making the round in recent time that Kanu would return home for his mother’s burial.

10. What Bauchi Gov. Mohammed Said About Appeal Court Victory

The Governor of Bauchi State Bala Mohammed has dedicated his victory at the Court of Appeal to God and citizens of the north-eastern state. The Court of Appeal sitting in Jos on Friday upheld Mohammed’s victory in the March 9 governorship elections, reaffirming the October 9, 2019 judgement delivered by the Bauchi State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal.

11. Nobody Can Use Religion To Divide Nigeria – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Saturday, expressed confidence that it would be impossible for anybody to use religion to divide Nigeria. The minister expressed the confidence in Lagos at the Anglican Diocese of Lagos 2019 Centenary Cultural Day and Award Ceremony.

12. LASTMA Official Stoned To Death

Ola Oyesina, an officer of Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, was Saturday evening stoned to death by a mob around Iganmu area of Lagos State. He was trying to decongest the area of traffic around the Iganmu-Sifax axis of Apapa.

13. Kidnappers kill 2 Policemen, Abduct 7 In Mubi

Alhaji Ahmadu Dahiru, Chairman, Transition Administration, Mubi South Local Government of Adamawa, on Saturday said suspected kidnappers had killed two police men and abducted seven people in the area. Dahiru told the News Agency of Nigeria ( NAN) in Gyela that the incident occurred along Mubi – Gyela road last Tuesday.

14. Kano Govt. To Revive Community Sanitation Committees To Enforce Sanitation Laws

Kano State Government plans to revive community sanitation committees across the 44 local government areas of the state to enforce environmental sanitation laws. Chairman of the State Task Force committee on sanitation, Dr Kabir Getso, made this known on Saturday after monitoring the monthly environmental sanitation exercise in the state capital.

15. Ekiti LG Polls: Seven Serving Council Chairmen Dump PDP

The camp of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has lost its relevance in the state as seven serving local council chairmen of the PDP defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Friday in Ado Ekiti. The vice-chairmen and councilors in the seven councils also defected along with their leaders.

16. Suspended Oshiomhole Should Resign – Edo APC

The Edo State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Anslem Ojezua, has insisted that the National Chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole, remains suspended. Speaking to Daily Independent, Ojezua stated that governors elected on the platform of the APC also want Oshiomhole out.

17. Nollywood Actress, Iyabo Osadare Is Dead

The Nigerian movie industry, Nollywood has lost one of its member Iyabo Osadare to breast cancer. She had been battling the disease for over 5 years, a fellow actress, Ronke Oshodioke, had taken to social media to solicit for funds to take care of Bukky in 2014 to treat her cancer.

18. EPL: Arsenal Name Freddie Ljungberg’s Assistant

English Premier League (EPL) giants Arsenal have named Academy manager Per Mertesacker as the new assistant to interim head coach Freddie Ljungberg. In a post on its Twitter handle, Arsenal stated that Mertesacker will be in the dugout at Carrow Road for Sunday’s clash with Norwich City in the EPL.

19. Former Super Eagles Star Carl Ikeme Hints On Return To Football

A former Super Eagles star Carl Ikeme is considering a return to football close to one year of being inactive in the game. Ikeme who played football all his life with Wolves after joining them at 14, retired last year from the game due to leukaemia.

That’s the roundup of the Top Nigerian Newspapers Headlines this morning. More Nigerian newspapers headlines are available on JNJGLOBALGIST.COM News website. See you again tomorrow.
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