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Top Nigerian Newspapers Headlines For Today, Saturday, 13th July, 2019



Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today Friday, 13th July, 2019

I know politicians who have suddenly turned billionaires – Amaechi

A former Transport Minister, Rotimi Amaechi, said Nigeria is a country without consequences, adding that citizens and voters have not held politicians and leaders accountable for their actions and policies.

Amaechi said he knows that politicians who suddenly became billionaires a few months after taking political positions.

Amaechi, who is also a former governor of Rivers State, said this during a panel session at the fifth edition of the Nigeria Symposium for young and emerging leaders held in Lagos on Friday.

Speaking about ineffective policies and extreme poverty, Amaechi explained that the country’s wealth has been in the pocket of a few influential people and asked politicians to invest in infrastructure to create jobs and reduce crime.

Buhari extends tenure of Nigeria Prisons boss

President Muhammadu Buhari approved the extension of the mandate of the Comptroller General (CG), the Prison Service of Nigeria (NPS), Ja’afaru Ahmed for one year.

Ja’afaru, whose term was due to end on July 21, was recommended for extension because of his record of innovative reforms in the Prison Service.

A statement on Friday from the Director (Press and Public Relations), Ministry of the Interior, Mohammed Manga, explained that President Buhari granted

Ebonyi: How Justice Alloy Nwankwo saved my administration from troubles – Umahi

The Governor of the State of Ebonyi, Chief David Umahi, over the weekend praised the Chief Justice of the state, Judge Alloy Nwankwo, who retired, to save his administration from many problematic situations.

Umahi made this known during a section of the recognition court held in honor of the retired Chief Judge, which took place in the new court auditorium located at the seat of the state judicial power, Abakaliki.

The governor, however, urged that there should be a domestication of criminal justice to address the necessary reforms in the administration of justice in terms of the delivery of alternative and preventive justice.

He also appointed the new Court Auditorium after the Chief Justice withdrew as a mark of honor.

I Will Never Be A Rubber Stamp To President Buhari, Lawan Vows

We will challenge the government and policies of President Buhari. The president of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has once again vowed never to be a leader and instrument for the executive arm of the federal government.

Lawan, who reincorporated his promise when he received Mujeres Parlamentarias, a group led by Joy Emordi, a former senator representing Anambra North, said it is “ridiculous” to be called “Senate president.”

He also promises that the Senate under his charge will challenge the government and policies of President Muhammadu Buhari, but “in a decent way.” “There’s no time for it to be a rubber stamp,” he said.

Buhari gives 6-month amnesty to illegal migrants in Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday declared a six-month amnesty for migrants who have stayed in Nigeria for more than 90 days without a residence permit.

He said the period would allow migrants to register with the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) to avoid problems with immigration laws.

The president made the declaration at the inauguration of the Data Processing and Migrant Registration Centers at the NIS headquarters in Abuja.

Represented by the Secretary of the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha, Buhari said that electronic registration was important for the country’s drive towards solid internal security and national development.

More than 9 million Nigerians lack affordable housing – FMBN

The federal mortgage bank of Nigeria, FMBN, said that more than nine million Nigerians lacked affordable housing. The manager of the branch, FMBN, Enugu,

Mr. Emeka Aroh, made the disclosure on Friday in Enugu in a one-day seminar organized by a private company, the Light Hill Housing Cooperative for cooperative multipurpose societies in the southeast.

Aroh said that for Nigerians to have adequate and affordable housing, they should have long-term mortgage loans. According to him, Section 16 (1) of the 1999 Constitution stipulates that Nigerians must receive affordable housing.

Police react to killing of Pa Fasoranti’s daughter by suspected herdsmen

The Nigeria Police has confirmed the killing of the daughter of Pa Fasoranti, the National Leader of the Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Mrs. Funke Olakunrin by persons suspected to be fulani herdsmen.

The spokesperson of the Ondo State Police Command, Femi Joseph, however told GISTOK that “We have not established whether the woman is related to Pa Fasoranti or not.”

He disclosed that some other passengers were kidnapped during the incident, which happened on Friday. Narrating how the incident happened, the PPRO stated that the hoodlums struck on the Benin-Sagamu Expressway.

‘Monalisa’ video out by Lyta

 Fast rising Nigerian singer Lyta drops his first single of the year, an ode to his love interest titled “Monalisa”. The track is produced by KillerTunes.

The track comes after his shocking YBNL exit. He dropped the track under a label known as Doro Music gang.

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

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Buhari approves new appointment




President Muhammadu Buhari approved the appointment of Captain Musa Nuhu as the new Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).

Latest Nigeria newspaper report that It will replace Captain Muthar Usman. Until his appointment, Nuhu was the Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

He is an airline pilot, security expert, leading quality control auditor, and artificial intelligence expert. Nuhu has a master’s degree. Bachelor of Business in Aviation and was in the Presidential Air Fleet as Captain and security officer.

Latest Nigeria newspaper report that He also worked at Nigeria Airways, Aero Contractors and Petrowest, among other organizations.

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Declare state of emergency on education – CLO tells Gov Emmanuel




The Civil Liberties Organization, a chapter of the state of Akwa Ibom, has asked Governor Udom Emmanuel to declare a state of emergency in the state’s education sector.

The president of CLO in the state, Franklyn Isong, said this in his office in Uyo, the state capital while informing journalists as part of activities to commemorate World Teachers’ Day with the theme “Young teachers: the future of the profession.”

He said the need became necessary to stop the serious decomposition of infrastructure and insecurity in state public schools.

Isong criticized the content of the education presentation recently organized by the state government, describing it as “urbanized” and not with the intention of capturing the deep crisis that was shaking the sector in the state.

He said: “It is worrisome and sad that most public schools in some communities in Akwa Ibom state are in ruins, insecure and left to the destiny of the communities without government attention.

“All that is needed is for the Governor to take bold steps by declaring a state of emergency in the education sector to build more classroom blocks in rural and urban schools, provide good infrastructure such as science equipment, libraries, laboratories, as well as review the education curriculum to ensure a better and safe future for children in the state of Akwa Ibom. ”

He thanked the state government for tameing the right to basic education of the Akwa Ibom child in free and compulsory education and urged the state government to do what is necessary.

“The right to basic education of all Nigerian children, as enshrined in the Child Rights Act of 2003 in Article 15 (1), had been tamed under the Akwa Ibom State Child Rights Act, to ensure that every child in the State of Akwa Ibom the right to compulsory, free and qualitative basic education. ”

Isong added that; “In the Fundamental Principles and Directives of State Policy, as set out in Chapter 2, Section 13 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria of 1999 (as amended), the government has the responsibility to ensure that the education of Nigerian children be free and qualitative. ”

He also urged the government to address the numerous complaints of delays in the payment of pensions and unpaid tips to relatives of late elementary school teachers with delays in 1991 and to provide an improved social assistance package for teachers in public schools throughout the state.

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We will attack DSTV, MTN, Shoprite, Stanbic IBTC, others if they don’t leave Nigeria – Yoruba youths




After the xenophobic attacks against Nigerians and Nigerian companies in South Africa, the Oodua Youth Coalition, OYC, has granted South African companies and businesses seven ultimata to leave Nigeria.

Latest Nigeria newspaper report that the group president, Oluyi Akintade Tayo, the refusal of the interested parties to give in to the notice of resignation will mean death.

While expressing disappointment at the attitude of South Africans against Nigerians living and working in South Africa, particularly what they described as the continued silence of the South African government on development, the group emphasized that during the apartheid era, which was the time Difficult of In the rainbow country, Nigeria was firm with them.

The statement says: “Oodua Youth Coalition (OYC), the most crucial youth group in Nigeria that projects and protects the Yoruba nation in the country, is sad and angry because South Africans, with the support of the country’s authorities, are coordinating the looting and burning of Nigerian businesses and mutilations and murders of our brothers and fathers on earth.

“It is unfortunate that South Africa, which under the apartheid regime had the support and solidarity of the Nigerians and the government while the white supremacists reigned supreme, is now turning to inflict physical and psychological pain and injury to the people whose parents committed great harm.” part of wages and profits and the community to end the apartheid reign.

“The circulating video in which Mr. Bongani Mkongi, the Vice Minister of Police of South Africa, defended the attacks against Nigerians and other Africans confirmed our previous fear and doubts about the guilt of the South African authorities. It is disconcerting that the country whose former leader, the late Nelson Mandela, recognized Nigeria’s efforts to elevate the South African-led government, is expelling other Africans, mostly Nigerians, energetically and with shame.

“We have tolerated the excesses of these South Africans whose businesses have prospered in Nigeria without any physical and psychological attack. For months, the coalition has written several letters to the South African consulate in Nigeria requesting meetings to chart a way forward and find a lasting solution for these unfortunate and barbaric incidents that have still been ignored or have run into a brick wall.

“OYC, after an emergency meeting, has concluded plans to, as a matter of urgency, attack all South African companies and facilities in Nigeria, especially in the southwest region of the country. DSTV, MTN, SHOPRITE, STANBIC IBTC, and other outlets are our goals.

“Therefore, we give these South African companies a maximum of seven days to leave Nigeria or forget them, since our coalition, with other groups and comrades throughout the country, will attack them and burn them to ashes,” reads the notice.

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