Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today Thursday, 11th July, 2019
1. President Buhari To Submit Ministerial List This Week
Baring any last minute change in plan or unforeseen circumstances, President Muhammadu Buhari will submit the list of ministerial nominees to the National Assembly this week.
This information was disclosed by the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday, during plenary in Abuja.
2. Nigeria In N25trillion Debt – DMO
The Debt Management Office (DMO) has disclosed that the Public Debt Data comprising the domestic and external debts of the Federal Government, States government and FCT stands at ₦24.947 Trillion.
Naija News reports that the data was released in a statement on Wednesday.
3. Presidential Tribunal: Let Us Withdraw Our Charges Against Buhari, Party Begs Court
The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM), Chief Frank Igwebuike has approached the presidential election petition tribunal to withdraw charges against President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory.
After hearing the application, Justice Mohammed Garba fixed July 18 to entertain the application.
4. Atiku Speaks On Nigeria’s Increasing Debt Profile
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has lamented Nigeria’s increasing debt profile under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Naija News reported that the Debt Management Office (DMO) on Wednesday disclosed that the Public Debt Data comprising the domestic and external debts of the Federal Government, States government and FCT stands at ₦24.947 Trillion.
5. NJC Tells Buhari Who To Appoint As CJN
The National Judicial Council (NJC) on Wednesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN).
The NJC made this known by Soji Oye, spokesman of the council, after its emergency meeting held earlier today.
6. Leave Adeboye, Direct Your Grievances To Buhari – CAN Tells Protesters
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has berated individuals that protested against Pastor Enoch Adeboye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).
Naija News reports that Eedris Abdulkareem had led other artistes like Baba Fryo, Felix Duke and Charley Boy, demanding that the general overseer of RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, speak on the RUGA settlement project proposed by the Federal Government.
7. Buhari: Bola Tinubu Speaks On 2023 Presidential Ambition
The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has distanced himself from group ‘campaigning’ for his 2023 presidential bid.
The former Lagos State governor also denied reports he is running for the highest political office in the country in 2023.
8. Adamawa Permanent Secretary Abducted At Gunpoint
The Permanent Secretary of the Adamawa State Ministry of Mineral Resources, Emmanuel Piridimso, has been abducted on Wednesday.
Naija News understands that Emmanuel was abducted at his residence in Yola, the Adamawa state capital.
9. 2023 Presidency: Why No Automatic Ticket For Igbo – APC
The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Organising Secretary, Emma Ibediro, has urged the South East to convince Nigerians into accepting them for the position of president.
The APC chieftain stated that Igbos won’t get an automatic presidential ticket in 2023.
10. Omokri Releases Proof That INEC Transmitted 2019 Election Results Through Servers
A former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri has released some of the documents he claims, shows that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) used computer server for electronic transmission of the 2019 election results.
Omokri, had earlier said that the documents with him have the URL address of INEC Nigeria’s server.