Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today Saturday, 11th May 2019.
1. Appeal Court Gives Final Ruling On Onnoghen’s Suit Challenging His Suspension
The Court of Appeal on Friday dismissed an appeal filed by Justice Walter Onnoghen, challenging the exparte order granted by the CCT that led to his suspension. Recall the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) had convicted Onnoghen on six counts bordering on false assets declaration and removed him from his seat as Chief Justice of Nigeria.
2. Kano State Governor, Ganduje Appoints Four New Emirs
The Kano state Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has appointed four new emirs in the state. Naija news understands that the appointment comes 48 hours after he assented to a bill to split Kano emirate into five. The new emirs are Aminu Ado Bayero (Bichi), Ibrahim Abdulkadir (Gaya), Tafida Abubakar (Rano), and Ibrahim Abubakar (Karaye).
3. Miyetti Allah: Presidency Replies Ohaneze, Dismisses Allegation Of N100bn ‘Gift’
The Presidency has described as an ‘absolute falsehood’ the allegation that the Federal Government gave N100billion to Miyetti Allah, an association of Fulani herders, for ‘dubious reasons’. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, in a statement in Abuja on Friday.
4. National Assembly: Ndume, Lawan Jostle For PDP Votes
The race for the position of Senate President in the 9th National Assembly will likely be a two-horse race between Senator Ahmad Lawan, incumbent Senate Leader, and Ali Ndume (APC-Borno South). Both senators, elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), are currently in talks with their colleagues, but it is still unknown where senators elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will pitch their tent.
5. Revealed: How Over Nine Hundred Million Dollars Was Allegedly Operated Outside The TSA
Nigerian house of representatives panel says it has uncovered public funds outside the treasury single account (TSA) to the tune of $995.71 million. The ad hoc committee on the need to ascertain the proceeds of the treasury single account made the submission in its report considered and adopted by the house on Thursday.
6. Ramadan: Buhari Meets Tinubu, Breaks Fast (Photos)
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met with the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, at the Presidential Villa. The president and the former Lagos state governor together broke Ramadan fast.
7. Hell Does Not Exist, Sinful Souls Only Disappear– Pope Francis
Naija News understands that Pope Francis on was on Thursday quoted in an interview to have said that hell does not exist but sinful souls only disappear. In an interview with an Italian daily, La Repubblica, the Pope said; “There is no hell where the souls of sinners suffer in eternity.”
8. UK Jails Ten Persons Including Six Nigerians For Online Fraud
The United Kingdom has jailed six Nigerians who are London residents for their role in a series of online scams that fetched them over £10 million. This is as Naija News reports that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission recently arrested 24 suspected internet fraudsters and one other person for vote buying.
9. IGP To Sanction Superior Officers (See Why)
Inspector general of police, Mohammed Adamu, says supervisor heads of trigger-happy police officers will be held responsible for the misconduct of those under their command. Naija News understands that Adamu gave the stern warning in respect to the recent killings by trigger-happy police officers.
10. EFCC Arrests Naira Marley Days After ‘Am I A Yahoo Boy’ Single
Nigerian singer, Azeez Fashola, better known as Naira Marley, has been picked up by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nigeria’s anti-graft agency. Naija News understands that the fast-rising singer is currently being quizzed at the EFFC office in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial city, a report monitored on PREMIUM TIMES has said.
That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.