Good Morning. Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today Tuesday, 10th September 2019
1. Xenophobia: Details Of Special Envoy’s Report To President Buhari Emerges
President Muhammadu Buhari has received the report from the Special Envoy he sent to South Africa in the wake of renewed xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in the country.
Naija News recalls the renewed attacks commenced last week, resulting in the destruction of several shops and properties owned by Nigerians and other foreigners in South Africa.
2. Shiites: IGP Says IMN Remains Proscribed
The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has kicked against the proposed protest of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), also known as Shiites.
Despite its proscription by a Nigerian Court, the IMN fixed Tuesday for its annual Ashura procession.
3. DSS Reveals Plans By Some ‘People’ To Set Nigeria On Fire
The Department of State Services (DSS) has released a statement claiming that some people were cooking up plans all ready to set the nation on fire.
Through its spokesman Peter Afunaya, the DSS stated that it would not relent in its bid to secure the country.
4. Buhari Orders Evacuation Of Nigerians From South Africa
Following the recent xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa, President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, to meet with South African authorities on how to end the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians.
The President also approved the immediate voluntary evacuation of all Nigerians who are willing to return to Nigeria.
5. Tribunal Sacks APC’s Orji Uzor Kalu
The election of Orji Uzor Kalu, the senator representing Abia North Senatorial District in the Nigerian Senate, has been nullified by the National and State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal.
Naija News reports that the National and State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abia State nullified Kalu’s election on Monday, September 9.
6. One Killed, Five Injured In Fresh Xenophobic Attack In South Africa
One person has been killed and five others injured in Johannesburg, the capital of South Africa, in what appears to be a fresh Xenophobic attack.
Naija News learned that the development took place on Sunday, September 8, after security forces clashed with looters in the latest outbreak of xenophobic violence, the police said.
7. Ex-AGF, Adoke Reveals Top Politicians That Almost Forced Him To Commit Suicide
Mohammed Adoke, former Attorney-General of the Federation, recently revealed that after leaving office in 2015, he almost contemplated suicide due to alleged persecution he was subjected to.
Adoke while speaking on the people behind his ordeals and persecution identified the Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo; the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu; and Senator Ali Ndume as those behind his trial.
8. Tribunal Sacks PDP National Assembly Member, Declares Victory For APC
The National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State on Monday, ruled in favour of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as regards the IkwoEzza South Federal Constituency.
The tribunal in its ruling, sacked the member representing IkwoEzza South Federal Constituency, Lazarus Ogbee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
9. Anxiety In Buhari, Atiku Camps As Tribunal Is Set To Deliver Judgement
All things been equal, the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal is set to deliver judgment this week in the petition before it by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, against the February 23 presidential election in which President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressive Congress (APC) was declared winner.
Recall the Justice Mohammed Garba-led five-member tribunal had told the parties involved that a date would be sent to them through their lawyers for the final delivery of judgement.
10. PDP Reacts After Lai Mohammed ‘Begs’ Nigerians To Forgive Buhari Over Certificate Saga
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately step down as Nigeria’s leader.
The major opposition party made the call in its reaction to a trending video in the social media where Information and Culture Minister, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, appealed to Nigerians over the President’s WAEC certificate saga.