Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines for Saturday, October 28, 2023

Nigerian News Headlines for Saturday, October 28, 2023

A Glimpse of Today’s Headlines

Good morning Nigeria, welcome to the Nigerian News roundup of top newspaper headlines in Nigeria for today, Saturday, October 28, 2023.

Former CBN Governor Godwin Emefiele Detained by EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has detained the former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele.

He is currently being questioned at the National Headquarters of the anti-graft agency in Jabi, Abuja.

Political Twist in Ondo State as 11 Lawmakers Distance Themselves

The move to impeach the Ondo State Deputy Governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, has taken an unexpected turn as eleven lawmakers of the state House of Assembly have distanced themselves from the process.

They accused the Speaker of acting unilaterally despite a court order.

Edo State Election Tribunal Annuls Result, Declares APC Candidate Winner

In a significant development, the Election Petition Tribunal in Benin, Edo State, has annulled the election of Destiny Enabulele of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the member representing the Ovia South West constituency in the State House of Assembly.

The APC candidate, Sunday Aghedo, was declared the rightful winner due to irregularities.

Former President Goodluck Jonathan Meets with President Bola Tinubu

Former President Goodluck Jonathan had a meeting with President Bola Tinubu at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

Jonathan described himself as a “roving ambassador” and discussed his regional, continental, and international assignments.

Response to Supreme Court’s Ruling on Presidential Election

Following the Supreme Court’s judgment upholding President Bola Tinubu’s victory, former Deputy National Chairman of the PDP, Bode George, expressed caution in congratulating the President, citing the need to thoroughly review the ruling.

Minister of State for Labour Responds to Calls for Her Removal

The Minister of State for Labour, Hon. Nkiruka Onyejeocha, has asked President Bola Tinubu to ignore calls for her removal from the Labour Party.

She dismissed the calls as a campaign against her.

Atiku Abubakar’s First Public Appearance After Supreme Court Ruling

Presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar made his first public appearance after the Supreme Court’s judgment.

He attended Jumat prayer at the national mosque in Abuja and shared photos on social media.

Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi Keep Silent After Supreme Court Ruling

After the Supreme Court upheld President Bola Tinubu’s victory, Atiku Abubakar and his Labour Party counterpart, Peter Obi, have remained silent about the ruling.

Rotimi Amaechi Accuses Former NPA Managing Director of Writing Lies

Former Minister of Transport and Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi, accused a former Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Usman, of writing lies in her book.

He denied her claim that he orchestrated her removal from NPA.

Robert Clarke Calls for Constitutional Amendment to End Electoral Litigations

Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Robert Clarke, argued that electoral litigations will continue until the 1999 Constitution is amended.

He emphasized that the Supreme Court cannot invalidate presidential election results as per the constitution.

Today’s Headlines Unveil a Diverse Range of Issues

Today’s headlines in Nigeria bring to light a wide array of pressing topics, including political developments, legal rulings, and high-profile meetings.

The issues addressed span from allegations of corruption to constitutional challenges, making it a day of considerable significance in the Nigerian news landscape.

These headlines provide a snapshot of the multifaceted nature of the nation’s ongoing affairs and the diverse concerns of its citizens.

We’ll continue to keep you informed as these stories develop. See you again tomorrow.

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