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Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 25th October 2019

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A former governorship aspirant and member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Campaign Council in Rivers State, Prince Tonye Princewill, has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s frequent trips, especially the current one to Sochi in Russia are to correct the 16 ruinous years of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP.

Alleged Money Laundering: EFCC Re-arraigns Former INEC Chairman, Maurice Iwu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) has re-arraigned a former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC), Maurice Iwu over an alleged N1.2bn money laundering offence.
According to a statement by the EFCC on Thursday, Iwu was re-arraigned on Oct. 24th at Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos.

Atiku’s Son Appointed As Commissioner In Adamawa

Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa state has appointed Adamu Atiku, the first son of former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, as a member of his cabinet.

Adamu was one of the names on the list of 23 commissioner-nominees sent by the governor to the state house of assembly for screening.

We Will Decongest Prisons In Six Months: Aregbesola

Rauf Aregbesola, minister of interior, has said a committee has been set up to determine how the federal government can decongest the prisons in six months.

The minister said this while speaking at a public hearing organised by the national assembly joint committee on appropriation, on Wednesday.

It Took 10 Days To Count N1.2Bn ‘Moved’ On Behalf Of Fayose, Banker Tells Court

Sunday Alade, former manager of a Zenith Bank branch in Akure, Ondo state, on Wednesday told a federal high court in Lagos that it took 10 days to count the N1.2 billion which was moved to the bank’s branch on behalf of Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state.The banker said this while being led in evidence by Rotimi Jacobs, counsel to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

NYSC Members To Enjoy New Minimum Wage: Minister

Minister of youth and sports development, Sunday Dare has revealed that members of the National Youth Service Corps(NYSC) will enjoy the new minimum wage.

The minister made this known via his Twitter handle on Wednesday, shortly after the Federal Executive Council(FEC) meeting at the state house.

Stolen Credit Card Details Allegedly Found On Naira Marley

In the trial of Nigerian musician, Azeez Fashola aka Naira Marley at the Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday, there was evidence that stolen credit card information issued by European, American and Latin American banks were retrieved from a laptop allegedly belonging to him.

Nuru Buhari, a forensic expert of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) told the presiding judge, Justice Nicholas Oweibo that some of the credit card information belonged…

I Just Want To Test If My Manhood Is Still Functional, Says Man Who Raped His Two Daughters

Sunday of Obot Ideng, in Ibesikpo local government area of Akwa Ibom State, says he had sexual intercourse with his daughters in order to test his manhood.

Sunday was said to have been abusing his daughters for over three years after he divorced his wife who has relocated to Rivers State.

Why Naira Marley’s Trial Was Adjourned Till December

The trial of Azeez Fashola, aka Naira Marley, over alleged fraud charges at the federal high court in Lagos on Thursday, was adjourned until December 11 and 12, for continuation.

Nigerian singer was charged by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) with 11 counts bordering on conspiracy, possession of counterfeit credit cards, and fraud.

Civil War: Nigeria Must Apologise To Biafrans — Fani-Kayode

Recall that former president Yakubu celebrated his 85th birthday some weeks ago with many showering encomium on him and describing him as the father of Nigerian unity, Well, Fani Kayode thinks otherwise.

Speaking via his official Twitter handle, the former aviation minister said he can not celebrate the man because it was under his watch that the slaughter of 3 million Biafran civilians took place.

Anyone Parading Himself As Kogi Deputy Governor Is An Impostor And Should Be Jailed: Simon Achuba

Following the political drama happening in Kogi state which ushered in a new deputy governor, Edward Onoja, the impeached deputy governor of the state, Simon Achuba, has described him as illegal and calls for his immediate arrest.

Speaking during an interview on Channels TV, Achuba insisted that he remains the deputy governor of the state because his removal is unconstitutional.

 

 

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Shehu Sani Mocks FG Poverty Alleviation Scheme

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Shehu Sani Mocks FG Poverty Alleviation Scheme

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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.

See his tweet below:

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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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