Good morning Nigeria, here is the roundup of top Nigerian newspapers headlines today, Monday, October 15th.
Atiku Reveals How Buhari’s Travel Ban Will Hurt Economy
Presidential candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party for the 2019 general election, Atiku Abubakar, has warned that President Muhammadu Buhari’s recent Executive Order would lead to another recession. Speaking through his campaign office, Atiku condemned Buhari banning 50 unnamed Nigerians from travelling out of the country was undemocratic.
Buhari’s Aide Reacts To Video Of Ganduje Allegedly Accepting Bribe
President Muhammadu Buhari’s aide on Diaspora & Foreign Affairs, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, says the viral video of Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, purportedly receiving bribe amounting to about $5million from contractors in the state is suspicious.
Buhari, Atiku’s Manifestos Will Determine Our Support – Northern Elders
The Northern Elders Council has said the programmes put forward by President Muhammadu Buhari and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar would determine which of the candidates the group would endorse for 2019 presidency.
Peter Obi’s Emergence As Atiku’s Running Mate Divides Southeast
The youth arm of the Igbo socio-cultural group Ohanaeze Ndigbo has commended the presidential candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party for the 2019 elections, Atiku Abubakar, for choosing Peter Obi as his his running mate, 24 hours after some Igbo leaders rejected the nomination of Obi.
SERAP Says Buhari’s Travel Ban On 50 Prominent Nigerians Illegal
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has labelled the Federal Government’s travel ban on 50 high-profile Nigerians as illegal. The Federal Government had on Saturday banned 50 prominent Nigerians from travelling abroad following the implementation of the Executive Order 6 signed by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Why Buhari Banned 50 Prominent Nigerians From Travelling – Presidency
President Muhammadu Buhari’s Executive Order 6 is aimed at checkmating Nigerians who have corruption cases to answer, the President’s media aide Garba Shehu said on Sunday. Shehu was reacting to claims that the Buhari administration banned 50 prominent Nigerians from travelling because they are perceived political opponents of the President.
Red Cross Begs Buhari Govt To Secure Release Of Abducted Workers
The Red Cross has appealed to the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to secure the release of two health workers from terror group Boko Haram. The group made this plea after another hostage was executed by the jihadists. Two of the kidnapped women, Hauwa Liman and Saifura Khorsa, worked for the Geneva-based humanitarian charity while the third, Alice Loksha, worked for the UN children’s organisation Unicef.
Fayose Bids Ekiti People Farewell, Promises To Always Be With Them
Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has urged the people of the state to trust in God for a better future for him and the state. Fayose said this during a thanksgiving service held in his honour at the Government House chapel on Sunday morning. In an emotion-laden voice, the governor thanked the people for their support while he was in office and told the people that he would always be with them.
Eagles Depart Monday For Return Fixture Against Libya
The Super Eagles will leave Nigeria for Sfax, Tunisia, on Monday morning for the reverse fixture of their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Libya on Tuesday. Nigeria had on Saturday beat the Libyans 4-0 in the first leg, taking them to second in the Group E standing for the race to Cameroun in 2019.
That’s the roundup of top Nigerian newspapers headlines this morning. See you again tomorrow.