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Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 14th November 2019



Nigerian Newspaper headlines today

Nigerian Newspaper Headlines

These are our newspaper headlines today; Thursday, 14th, November

Edo APC Suspends Adams Oshiomhole

The Edo state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended Adams Oshiomhole, the national chairman of the party. This development, according to Anselm Ojezua, chairman of APC in the state, is because of the role Oshiomhole played in the crisis rocking the party in Edo state. According to the party chairman in the state, the national chairman was suspended after a vote of no confidence was passed on him by the chairmen of the APC in the 18 local government areas (LGAs) of the state.

Senate Approves N10b To Kogi Govt, Two Days To Guber Election

The Senate has approved the sum of N10 billion for Kogi state as a refund for projects executed on behalf of the federal government by the Kogi state government.

Last month, President Muhammadu Buhari had requested via a letter which was read on the floor of the Senate by Senate President Ahmad Lawan, that the said fund be released to Kogi state government. Clifford Ordia, chairman of the Senate committee on local and foreign debts, while presenting his report on…

Atiku’s Son-in-law Gave Me $140,000 To Give Obasanjo Before Election: Witness

Bashir Mohammed, a witness at a federal high court in Lagos has said that Abdullahi Babalele, son-in-law of Atiku Abubakar, former vice-president, gave Olusegun Obasanjo $140,000.

Mohammed, who was the first witness presented by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), said this on Tuesday.While being led in evidence by Rotimi Oyedepo, EFCC prosecutor, Mohammed who described himself as Babalele’s close friend recounted how he delivered the money to the former president at his residence in Abeokuta.

We Will Monitor Bayelsa Governorship Election Closely — U.S

The United States says it will monitor the governorship election in Bayelsa state closely, and would consider consequences for violators of electoral rules.

This was made known by Claire Pierangelo, US consul general in Nigeria, during a press briefing in Lagos, on Wednesday.Pierangelo said, “We are going to consider what consequences we are going to impose. As friend of Nigeria and its people, we will follow the election…

Edo APC Suspends Governor Obaseki, Deputy

Edo State Governor Obaseki
Godwin Obaseki, has been suspended by Edo Peoples Movement, a faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Patrick Ikahriale, a chieftain of the party, made the announcement while briefing journalists after a meeting of leaders and members of the party which held at the residence of Charles Airhiavbere, a governorship aspirant.

Convene NEC Meeting Or Resign; APC Governors Tell Oshiomhole

Governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have asked the party’s National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, to either resign or convene a meeting of National Executive Committee (NEC) to resolve all challenges.

The governors, who spoke under the aegis of Progressives Governors Forum (PGF), made this known in a statement via NGF Director General, Salihu Mohammed Lukman, on Wednesday, titled “APC and Our Inconceivable Organisational Challenges: Urgent Call to Our Leaders”.

Bayelsa Guber: Oshiomhole Mocks Governor Dickson At APC Campaign Rally

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has said Seriake Dickson, governor of Bayelsa, is in a state of panic over the defeat his candidate will get in the governorship election holding on Saturday.

The APC national chairman said this during the party’s rally in support of its candidate for the election, David Lyon, at the Oxbow Lake Pavilion in Yenagoa, on Tuesday.

Prophet Fufeyin Predicts Outcome Of Bayelsa, Kogi Elections

With just a few days to the much anticipated Bayelsa and Kogi gubernatorial poll, popular cleric, Prophet Jeremiah Fufeyin has dropped his prediction.Recall that the cleric predicted the 2019 presidential poll would be postponed,

Well, he has hinted that the two gubernatorial polls would end up in a court process.

We Are Ready To Release Sowore: DSS

The Department of State Services (DSS) has said that it is ready to release Omoyele Sowore, convener of RevolutionNow Movement who has been in detention since August 3. The SaharaReporters publisher has remained in the custody even though he has been granted bail by a federal high court in Abuja and fulfilled all bail conditions.

Free Sowore And Save Us More Embarrassment Before The World: Soyinka

Wole Soyinka, Nobel Laureate, says the Department of State Services(DSS) has become increasingly fascistic over its refusal to obey a court order for Omoyele Sowore’s release. Despite saying it has received an order to release the #RevolutionNow convener, the security agency has refused to release him, even though it said initially that no one had come forward to receive Sowore.

Protesters besieged the DSS headquarters on Tuesday to demand Sowore’s release but were shot at by operatives of the agency

Two Police Officers Shot Dead In Bayelsa

Two policemen were shot dead along the Otuogidi community in Ogbia local government area of Bayelsa state on Tuesday. According to reports, the riffles of the deceased officers were carted away by the suspects, stirring tension in the state, where the governorship election will hold on Saturday.

Those were our newspaper headlines today; Thursday, 14th, November

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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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