Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Saturday, 12th October, 2019

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Good morning, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of top Newspaper Headlines in Nigeria for today Saturday, 12th October 2019.

Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.

1. Buhari Bans Ministers From Foreign Trips Over 2020 Budget

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered all Ministers and Head of Government Agencies not to leave the country until they have defended the 2020 budget. Naija News reports that Buhari had on Tuesday presented the 2020 national budget estimated at N10.3trillion to a joint sitting of the National Assembly.

2. Dino Melaye Loses Appeal, Fresh Election Ordered

Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West at the Nigerian Senate, has lost his appeal on the tribunal judgment that sacked him as a senator two months ago. Naija News recalls that the Kogi State National Assembly/State Assembly election petition tribunal sitting in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, nullified Senator Melaye’s election in August.

3. 2020 Budget: Buhari, Osinbajo To Spend N149 Million On Feeding

President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo will spend a total of N149m on foodstuffs and catering in 2020. The figure was obtained from the details of the 2020 Appropriation Bill which Naija News recalls President Buhari presented to a joint session of the National Assembly on Tuesday.

4. Nigerians Make Fresh Demand From Sadiya Farouq, Buhari’s Alleged Wife To Be

Nigerians have taken to the micro-blogging site, Twitter to make various demands from Sadiya Farouq, President Muhammadu Buhari‘s alleged wife to be. Naija News had reported earlier that Farouq, who is Nigeria’s Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development, is in New York, promoting a UN campaign against poverty amidst rumour of a wedding with President Buhari.

5. Safinatu Buhari: Meet President Buhari’s First Wife, Her Children, and Grandchildren

Hajiya Safinatu was born on December 11, 1952, in Jos, Plateau, but is a native of Mani, Katsina State. Her father’s name is Alhaji Yusuf Mani, and her mother is Hajia Hadizatu Mani.

6. Whereabouts Of Sadiya Farouq, Buhari’s Alleged Wife To Be Revealed

Sadiya Farouq, President Muhammadu Buhari‘s alleged wife to be is currently in New York, United States. Naija News reports Farouq, who is Nigeria’s Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development, is in New York, promoting a UN campaign against poverty amidst rumour of a wedding with President Muhammadu Buhari.

7. Ex-VP Sambo Speaks On Owning Electricity Firm

Former Vice President Namadi Sambo has denied ownership of the Kaduna Electric Power Distribution Company of Nigeria (KAEDCO). Naija News reports that Sambo was reacting to a story published by an online newspaper on a query issued by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission to the Power Distribution Companies.

8. Sadiya Farouq Breaks Silence On Twitter Account Making Comments About “The Wedding”

The minister for Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Hajia Sadiya Farouq, has spoken out on a fake Twitter account making comments on her alleged planned marriage to President Muhammadu Buhari. The fake account, @Sadiya_Farouq_, is observed to have only 462 followers at the time of this report, and clearly different from the authentic account of the minister, @Sadiya_Farouq, which has 18,900 followers.

9. Arsenal’s Aubameyang Named Premier League Best Player

Arsenal striker, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, has won the English Premier League (EPL) best player for the Month of September. Aubameyang was the Gunners most influential player, scoring in all the games he featured.

10. Miss Rivers Emerges MBGN 2019 (Video)

Miss Rivers, Nyekachi Douglas, has been crowned the “Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN)” 2019. Naija News reports that Miss Rivers emerged MBGN 2019 at the MBGN pageant which took place at the Gabriel Okara Cultural Centre in Bayelsa, South-south Nigeria.

That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.

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