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Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 26th September 2019

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These are out Newspaper headlines for today, 26th September 2019:

Ex-Minister, Ezekwesili Reacts To Sowore’s Bail

A former minister of education and presidential candidate, Oby Ezekwesili has appreciated the Federal High Court in Abuja for not yielding to the presidency over Omoyele Sowore’s detention.

After 52 days in the custody of the Department of State Services(DSS), the court, on Tuesday, granted Sowore, convener of the #RevolutionNow movement bail. As part of the bail condition for Sowore, the court ordered the SaharaReporters publisher to deposit his passport 48 hours after release, adding that Sowore must be made available in court by his lawyer, Femi Falana(SAN).

Keyamo Redeployed To Ministry Of Labour And Employment

Minister of State for Niger Delta, Festus Keyamo has been redeployed to Ministry of Labour and Employment to work with Chris Ngige, the minister. This announcement comes barely two months after he was handed his first portfolio. Keyamo broke the news on Tuesday via his Twitter handle, thanking President Muhammadu Buhari for finding him versatile.

Two Lovers Hack Into NHIS Account; Steal N60m

A man and a woman suspected to be lovers have been arrested for allegedly hacking into the federal government’s National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) account and stealing N60 million from it. The suspected lovers identified as Tunde Ogunseye and Funmiayo Oyelaja who were said to have been on the wanted list of the police had taken off to Ghana when the lid was blown on their act. According to the police, Oyelaja took advantage of being a staff of Clearline International Limited, a Health Management Office (HMO) based in Lagos, to hack into the account.

Pastor Sam Adeyemi Says It Is Propaganda To Say Churches Have Money

Sam Adeyemi, the founder of Daystar Christian Centre, has said that the belief that churches have money is propaganda. The cleric said this while speaking at a recent conference organised by the Christian Financial Accountability Association (CFAA). According to Adeyemi, many churches have less than 100 members but manage the little they get to do the things they do.

74th UNGA: How Buhari Gave A Different Answer To A Question On Population

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently attending the 74th United Nations General Assembly(UNGA) in New York, the United States alongside other world leaders. During a panel on Tuesday, the anchor of the panel asked the Nigerian president to educate the group on the country’s plans for its very young population. She said: President Buhari, Nigeria has a very young population perhaps you might highlight what a pathway for a resilience future looks like.

774th UNGA: Nigerians Knock Buhari For Giving ‘Off Point’ Answer

Nigerians have taken to social media to express their displeasure on how president Muhammadu Buhari answered a question in the ongoing 74th United Nations General Assembly(UNGA) in New York, United States. President Buhari was present alongside other world leaders during a panel session on Tuesday, to discuss their plans for their countries in various regards.

Twitter Erupts As Ganduje’s Aide Describes Osinbajo As VP Academics

There is a storm currently brewing on Twitter after an aide to Kano state governor, Umar Abdullahi Ganduje identified as Dawisu described Vice president Yemi Osinbajo as Vice President (Academics).This comment follows speculation that there is a plot by the cabal in President Muhammadu Buhari’s government to whittle down the powers of the VP, due to some actions he took when he was acting president. Dawusi, Ganduje’s aide, seem to give these speculations, after a tweet by him addressing Osinbajo as the vice-president(academics).

Osinbajo Is Vice President(Academics): Ganduje’s Aide Declares

An aide to Kano state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has described Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as the country’s Vice president (Academics). Ismail Kabir, a Twitter user had said via his handle that it appears all the political big wigs of the country are in New York, the United States for the 74th United Nations General Assembly(UNGA).

Man Stabbed To Death For Making Sexual Advances At Married Woman In Delta

A man has met his untimely death after making sexual advances at a married woman in Delta state. The deceased, identified as Pius Ukrakpo, was stabbed to death on Tuesday by the husband and brother-in-law of the Mama Ejime, the woman he made advances at.

 

 

 

 

Those were out Newspaper headlines for today, 26th September 2019:

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Shehu Sani Mocks FG Poverty Alleviation Scheme

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Shehu Sani Mocks FG Poverty Alleviation Scheme

Shehu Sani

Civil Rights activist and former Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial district, Shehu Sani has mocked the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration plan to lift Nigerians out of poverty.

Recall that President Buhari administration has constantly reiterated plans to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in 10 years.

Also Read: #EndSARS: Hoodlums vandalize Senator Gershom Bassey’s family house in Calabar

However, the last few days have seen Nigerians discover warehouses where COVID-19 palliatives are stored by state governments which have led to the raiding of the warehouses by Nigerians.

Reacting to the development, the former lawmaker described the move to be the consequence of Nigerians being tired of having to wait for 10 years to be lifted out of poverty.

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Nigerians React As Festus Keyamo Shades Youths Over #EndSARS Protests

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Nigerians have expressed their distaste for the tweet posted by Festus Keyamo over the #EndSARS protests that has led to lives and property being destroyed by hoodlums.

The Minister of State, Labour & Employment took to his Twitter page on Friday morning to post a tweet that reads thus:

“This morning, I woke up and remembered the African proverb: WHAT AN OLD MAN CAN SEE SITTING DOWN, A YOUNG MAN CAN’T SEE EVEN IF HE CLIMBS THE HIGHEST IROKO TREE. Good morning, Lagos. Good morning, Nigeria.”

Read AlsoMinister Of Labour, Festus Keyamo Backs #EndSARSProtest

A Twitter user identified as Adesina Oluwafemi berates the SAN for being a part of bad governance. “Mr. Keyamo. I am astonished at your statement. I am equally as old as you are if not older and I feel the pain of this our youth. I even have classmates that I can’t boast of. All these is because of bad governance which u are a part of“, he wrote.

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Nigerians React As Army Says Videos Of Lekki Shooting Are Photoshopped, Fake

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Nigerians React To Defence Spokesperson's Statement That Videos Of Lekki Shooting Were Photoshopped

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Nigerians have reacted to the video of Nigeria’s defence spokesman, John Eneche, saying that the videos of the Lekki Tollgate shooting were photoshopped. In the video, he said it was analysed and the analyst concluded that they were all doctored.

His statement has generated reactions from Nigerians. Taking to Twitter, many Nigerian users on the micro-blogging platform have dismissed his statement as false because it is impossible to photoshop a live video on Instagram.

Read AlsoEnd SARS: Gen. John Enenche Reacts To Lekki Toll Gate Shootings

Information Nigeria recalls DJ Switch was hailed by Nigerians for her bravery as she waited at the scene of the incident to give everyone a live footage via her Instagram page.

A user identified as Tolani tweeted:

“Dear generation old Nigeria… you cannot photoshop Instagram live. Your ‘analyst’ has 419’d you sir.”

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