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Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 23rd September 2019



Nigerian Newspaper headlines today

Nigerian Newspaper Headlines

These are out Newspaper headlines for today, 23rd September 2019:

Sowore: Pray For Him, Help Him If You Can: Jonathan Tells Omokri

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has urged his ex-aide, Reno Omokri to pray for the embattled publisher of SaharaReporters, Omoyele Sowore. Omokri said he spoke with the ex-President, urging him to read his article in this at newspaper entitled ‘Sowore and Buhari: A Bromance Gone Sour!’. Omokri in the last few days has accused Sowore, who has been charged with treason by the federal government of using his platform to publish lies against the ex-president in the build-up of the 2015 presidential election.

He Didn’t Know What He Was Doing: GEJ Reacts To Sowore’s Ordeal

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said that Omoyele Sowore, didn’t know what he was doing by using SaharaReporters to publish things against him before the 2015 presidential election. Sowore, a presidential candidate in the February 23rd presidential election has been slammed with treason and other offences by the federal government, after spending 45 days in DSS detention. Jonathan’s former aide, Reno Omokri who has been very bitter about the way Sowore used his news medium to ‘publish lies against his boss before the 2015 election’ revealed in a tweet that he told the ex-president to read a recent article by him on ThisDay.

Police Arrest 54-Year-Old Woman For Selling Stolen Phone In Edo

Hannah Ibadin has been arrested by the police in Benin city for selling a Nokia phone belonging to a Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. David Aronokhale. According to report, the phone was stolen from Fr. Aronokhale by armed men who also snatched his Toyota Highlander and was handed to the Grandma(54) by one of the robbers, Miracle Okon.

Nigerian Lecturer Destroys Projects Done By Students (Video)

A video of an architecture lecturer tossing and crushing models made by architecture students in a Nigerian university has got people talking on social media. In a video shared by a Twitter user identified as @blackMario007, the lecturer is seen inspecting the students’ building models while the students stand around. For models he wasn’t satisfied with, the lecturer is seen picking them up from the table and throwing them away. He climbs on one of the models and stomps it till it’s completely destroyed.

Buhari Jets Out To New York For 74th UNGA

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday morning departed Abuja for New York, to participate in the 74th Session of United Nations General Assembly. An aide to the president, Tolu Ogunlesi shared photos of the president’s departure via his Twitter handle.

Tunde Bakare Would Have Been A Better Vice President Than Osinbajo: Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode, a former aviation minister has said that Pastor Tunde Bakare who was a former running mate of President Muhammadu Buhari in his pre-APC days would have been a better Vice President than Yemi Osinbajo. Fani-Kayode said in a tweet on Saturday that although he may not agree with Bakare on everything he described the cleric as loyal, strong, courageous and a man who wouldn’t betray his people. Mocking Osinbajo, the former minister said he couldn’t attribute the aforementioned characters to the present vice-president.

League Of Lawyers Demand Immediate Release Of Sowore

Upon completing 45 day in DSS detention, the Lagos State Africa Action Congress (AAC) Legal Team has asked for his immediate release of the convener of the RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore. This follows reports that federal government has filed a 7-count charge suit against the Sahara Reporters’ publisher.

Recruitment: Police Padded List With Unqualified Candidates – PSC Commissioner

A commissioner of the police service commission (PSC), Austin Braimoh has raised allegations that the Nigeria police force (NPF) padded the recruitment list of 10,000 constables with unqualified candidates.

The PSC has now placed the recruitment of 10,000 personnel on hold “in order to finalise the remaining stage of the exercise” — leading to a strain in the relationship between Mohammed Adamu, the inspector general of police, and the commission.

Wole Soyinka Blasts Buhari Over New Charges Against Sowore

Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka, has blasted President Muhammadu Buhari over the new charges levied against Omoyele Sowore, the convener of RevolutionNow, by describing the action as confirmation of the unprecedented level of paranoia by the current administration. Speaking via a statement which he made from abroad where he is currently vacating, the respected literary icon added that he could not believe the news at first when he heard it.




Those were out Newspaper headlines for today, 23rd September 2019:


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TECNO Stormed Computer Village with BBNaija’s OZO to Wrap up its Black Friday Sales Activities



The month of November is always known for its intense sales activities because the best deals of the year come
during the Black Friday Period. For TECNO, Africa Number One mobile brand, it was the time to reward its
customers with massive discounts and various gift items while also unveiling some of its new devices.

The brand in collaboration with SLOT stormed computer village as part of the events to wrap up its black Friday
sale activities, hosted BBNaija’s Ozoemena Chukwu to a hangout at SLOT Ikeja.

Fans and customers had a fun time interacting with the handsome celebrity while enjoying discount offers on
TECNO devices. Different deals and gift items were up for grabs as customers who made purchases at the store
enjoyed 50% discounts on Spark 5, Camon 16 Series and 100% cashback on the Spark 5 Pro.

The major highlight of the event was the presentation prizes to lucky winners. Customers who participated in
the spin the wheel game won gifts items such as Bluetooth Speaker; Power Bank and kettle while those who
participated in the Scratch and Win Promo won for themselves different deals ranging from 50% to 100%

TECNO also introduced two latest devices-the Spark GO 2020-powered by Google Android 10 Go Edition and a
TECNO POVA. POVA means ‘Powering Optimal Value and Ambitions’ is a rebrand of the popular battery series
formerly known as Pouvoir was inspired by the zeal to deliver budget-friendly smartphones with superior
gaming experience.

The first of its kind 6.8-inch TECNO POVA, is powered by Mediatek Helio G80 octa-core processor and hyper-
engine game technology that transforms gameplay experience giving ultimate stability and a high refresh rate.
Additionally, users will benefit from the “Game Space,” “Game Mode,” and “Game Assistant 2.0” features,
allowing them to switch to the “do not disturb” function, a much-anticipated experience all gamers will
absolutely enjoy.

The TECNO POVA is also equipped with a power-packed multitasking effect ramped up by 6GB RAM and 128GB
of internal memory. The device also has a 6000mAh super big battery, 18W Dual IC Flash charger, a standby
time of 30 days and the ability to play music for 8 days straight, on just a single charge. It’s the perfect
smartphone offering a way to worry less about low battery.

The new devices are available for purchase this November and for the rest of November, customers will enjoy
amazing discounts, instant and mega prizes on TECNO devices.

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Ezekwesili Reacts To Nigerian Govt’s Threat To Sanction CNN



Ezekwesili Reacts To Nigerian Govt’s Threat To Sanction CNN

Former Nigeria’s Minister of Education, Dr. Obaigeli Ezekwesili

Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has reacted to a statement by the Nigerian government demanding that CNN be sanctioned.

On Thursday, Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, expressed that CNN should be sanctioned for its investigations which he described as irresponsible journalism.

Also Read: #EndSars: UK Parliament Set To Debate The Sanction Of Buhari’s Regime Over #LekkiMassacre

The minister also insisted that there was no mass killing at Lekki toll-gate, adding that it was a ‘Massacre with no bodies’

Reacting to the development, Ezekwesili, mocked the government over its threats at CNN.

She queried the reason for Judicial panels on the #EndSARS crisis if the government has closed its minds to information based on evidence.

She wrote:



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Man shares chat with mother who is trying to hustle a girl for him to marry



A Nigerian man identified as Opata Efungwu has shared his chat with his mother who is trying so hard to get a lady for him to marry.

From the chat with he shared, his mom sent a photo of a lady to him, and asked him to decide if he would want to see her when he comes home for Christmas.

“Check if you will like to see this girl in December when you come home for Christmas or not. If you will like to have her number or not. I still want to show you another person if you want me to”, his mom wrote.

Sharing the conversation on his Instagram page, he wrote;

“This life if someone told me when I was younger that a time will come when my mom will be hustling girls for me, I would never have believed it”.

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