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Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Tuesday, 20th August, 2019

Good morning, Nigeria, welcome to GISTOK roundup of top Newspaper Headlines in Nigeria for today Tuesday, 20th August, 2019.

1.Asari Dokubo attacks Nnamdi Kanu ovaer Ekweremadu [VIDEO]

Asari Dokubo, previous Niger Delta aggressor pioneer, has depicted Nnamdi Kanu, pioneer of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, as a “thankless rascal and Frankenstein Monster.”

Dokubo said this while thrashing Kanu over the assault on previous Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, by some IPOB individuals in Germany, throughout the end of the week.

READ ALSO: Oyo Govt Inspects School Projects, Promises Model School In Saki

He lamented that Ekweremadu, who aided Kanu secured bail, would be assaulted by IPOB individuals.

In a video he posted on his Facebook page, Asari stated: “Individual Biafrans, I saw this coming a kindred Frankenstein Monster was being made. I saw the sign, saw the warning and I cautioned that if something isn’t done about Nnamdi Kanu, he will devour the Igbo individuals.

2.What Buhari told ministers-designate [Full Text]

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday charged his priests assign to create and adjust themselves to his arrangements and projects that would lift Nigerians out of neediness.

Buhari said the clergymen assign must work by his organization’s arrangement to lift 100 million Nigerians out of neediness in the following ten years.

READ ALSO: NURTW Begs Makinde To Lift Ban, Says He Has Blocked Members’ Means Of Livelihood

He gave the charge at the presidential retreat for clergymen assign, presidential associates and top government functionaries at the Presidential Villa,

3.BREAKING: El-Rufai makes new appointments

Jafaru is currently designated as Deputy Director-General, Kaduna State Geographic Information System will, in any case, face the Assembly for freedom.

The new Permanent Secretaries incorporate Amina Adamu, Phoebe Sukai-Yayi, Bashir Umar-Lere, Sabiu Sani, Dr Haliru Soba, Amina Abdullahi and Muhammed Bashir-Umar. Others designated to different offices are

READ ALSO: Anti-corruption war: You are dancing naked – Timi Frank tells Buhari

Engr. Aliyu Salihu, Acting Director-General, Kaduna State Public Procurement Authority, Engr. Ahmed Munir, Director-General, Rural Water Supply, and Sanitation Agency and Abdullahi Sani as Chairman of SUBEB.

1.How Zamfara govt recovered N282.5m from AMCON

Senator Bello Matawalle of Zamfara state on Friday got a draft check of N282.5 million from the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) being overabundance cash recouped from the closeout of the express government’s properties.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reviews that few state government moveable properties were sold by AMCON at various occasions under the administration of ex-representative Abdulaziz Yari.

READ ALSO: Zamfara: Governor Bello approves funds for three Ruga settlements

Malam Yusuf Idris, the Director-General on Press Affairs to the state representative, owned this known in an expression on Friday.

2.President Buhari sends message to D’Tigress

The naigeria President, Muhammadu Buhari has praised the national female b-ball crew, D’Tigress. D’Tigress beat Mali, 78-58, Friday night to fit the bill for the last of FIBA Women’s AfroBasket 2019 going on in Dakar, Senegal.

READ ALSO: PDP female aspirant Reveal Main Reason Why Kogi needs feminist as governor

President Buhari, in an announcement marked by his Spokesman, Garba Shehu, and made accessible to GISTOK guaranteed the group, rumored to be the best female national b-ball crew in Africa, of “100 percent support” by the legislature and individuals of Nigeria.

READ ALSO: Government suspends activities of IPMAN in Cross River

3.Falana Ask new demand from the Buhari government

(SAN) Mr. Femi Falana, The only  lawyer of Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his house wife, Zeenat, has call the  (FG) Federal Government to Bring an alternative and some adequate treatment for the couple in Nigeria.

Senior lawyer He also said he would submit a new application for El-Zakzaky and his wife to be re-flown abroad for treatment if your demand was not satisfied.

READ ALSO: El-Zakzaky: Tension in Kaduna ahead of Monday’s court ruling

The (IMN) leader of Islamic Movement of Nigeria , Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky on Friday returned back to Nigeria, after refusing treatment in India.

4.INEC issues warning to Cross River REC over governorship ambition

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced that the procedure where the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Cross River, Mr. Frankland Briyai, surrendered to join divided legislative issues, is unsatisfactory.

READ ALSO: Election Tribunal: Court dismisses petitions against three Oyo federal lawmakers

INEC National Commissioner and Chairman of the Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, talked at the end of the week, during the opening of a National Strategy Meeting on Capturing Disaggregated Data of Persons with Disabilities.

5.Buhari send fresh order to military

President Buhari in Katsina State on Saturday , accused the military of being more spontaneous in restoring  country peace , particularly states troubled by bandits, ordering them “not to spare bandits’’ that have been attacked, mutilating and extorting innocent citizens.

READ ALSO: Abia: Gov. Ikpeazu speaks on delay to release list of Commissioner-nominees

Addressing  160 soldiers and 15 officers of the 17th Army Brigade and Nigerian Air Force 213 Operational that Base in Katsina, under the “Operation Hadarin Daji’’, at the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Airport, President Buhari, said:

6.BREAKING: Atiku send Strong message to IBB

The presidential up-and-comer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 races, Atiku Abubakar, has commended the ethics of former military Head of State, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida. Atiku, in an exceptional salutary birthday message, featured the country building jobs played by IBB, who turned 78 on August 17.

READ ALSO: Nigerians react as another £211m seized from bank account in Channel Islands

In an announcement marked by his Media Adviser, Paul Ibe, the previous VP said that all through the office, IBB held himself with monstrous beauty and comportment. “General Babangida, as a youthful official, battled for the solidarity and lasting quality of our homeland.

6.Southeast PDP Chairman condemns attack on Ekweremadu

The National Vice Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), southeast zone, Chief Austin Umahi, has denounced the assault on Senator Ike Ekweremadu by associated individuals with the restricted Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in Nurnberg Germany.

Umahi owned this known in an expression marked and sent to DAILY POST at the end of the week in Abakaliki, capital of Ebonyi State.

He glared at the activity of the gathering against Ekweremadu whom he said has been on the front line of the battle against the minimization of Ndi-Igbo in the Nigerian Federation.

7.Sen. Abaribe attacks IPOB members – Ekweremadu helped secure Nnamdi Kanu’s bail

Senate minority leader Enyinnaya Abaribe on Saturday condemned the attack against former Senate Vice President Ike Ekweremadu by members of the indigenous peoples of Biafra, IPOB, in Nuremberg, Germany.

Ekweremadu was to give an opening address at the Second Annual Igbo Festival and Cultural Convention organized by Ndi-Igbo Germany in that city when a mafia, which identified itself as members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), invaded the place to attack it.

READ ALSO: Ekweremadu congratulates Abaribe, other minority officers

In a statement signed personally by the minority leader of the Senate on Sunday, Abaribe said that Ekweremadu does not deserve such shameful treatment by IPOB members while deploying means to rescue Nnamdi Kanu.

8.Omo-Agege Talk on ex-Deputy Senate President attack

Senate Vice President Senator Ovie Omo-Agege condemned the attack on his predecessor, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, describing him as an affront to Igbo and Nigeria.

In a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday by its Special Adviser on Media and Advertising, Mr. Yomi Odunuga, the DSP said the attack was not “just an export of irrationality, but an aggressive international affront against the image of Igbos and Nigeria “.

READ ALSO: Fasoranti’s daughter: Bola Tinubu under fire over anti-Igbo comment

nigerian latest news reported that Ekweremadu was attacked on Saturday by members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) in Nuremberg, Germany.

9.Buhari reacts to the Financial Times article to condemn the matter to CBN

The Presidency has depicted as false the Financial Times report recommending that Nigeria has put limitations on importation of rural items into the nation. Buhari had requested the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) not to discharge outside trade for nourishment importation.

The article with the feature: “Muhammadu Buhari flashes daunt over approach on sustenance imports,” was distributed on Aug. 15, charging that the Buhari organization has set ban or limitations on nourishment imports.

Nonetheless, Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, in a letter routed to the Editor of the Financial Times and made accessible to reporters in Abuja on Sunday, expelled the substance of the article, depicting it as inaccurate.

That’s the top Nigerian newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on GISTOK. See you again tomorrow.