Nigerian News From EkohotBlog: Major Headlines Today Monday, September 16th, 2019

Welcome to EKOHOTBLOG roundup of top Major Nigerian headlines for today, Monday, September 16th, 2019

1. Atiku Vs Buhari: CUPP Reveals FG Plans Ahead Supreme Court Battle

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has alleged that Federal Government’s has ordered onslaught against judges in Nigeria in form of a request from the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) that all banks release details of bank accounts of all justices of the Supreme Court.


2. Nigerians In Diaspora Are Not Criminals – President Emeritus Of Eko Club International

Nigerians in Diaspora have been described as the most hardworking immigrants group whose contributions to the socio-economic development of their host nations, including America cannot be quantified.


3. Police Arrest Fake EFCC Official In Lagos

The police in Lagos have arrested a 29-year-old man Emeka Emmanuel alleged to have impersonated the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).


4. Atiku Vs Buhari: Timi Frank Calls On International Community To Place Visa Restrictions On Tribunal Judges

A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has called on the international community to place visa restrictions on the five justices of the Appeal Court that presided over the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) over gross miscarriage of justice and flagrant breach of the Constitution.


5. National Assembly Issues Stern Warning To Revenue Generating Ministries, Agencies

The National Assembly has warned all the revenue-generating federal ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) engaging in diversion of revenues to desist from the act.


6. Road Accident Claims 13 Lives In Nasarawa

No fewer than thirteen persons were feared killed while eleven others sustained various degrees of injury in a fatal road accident involving a trailer and Benue links on Sunday evening.


7. Minimum Wage: Group Urges Buhari To Expedite Implementation

The Senior Staff Association of Universities, Teaching Hospitals, Research Institutes and Associated Institutions has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to expedite action on the full implementation of the National Minimum Wage.


8. Repentant Bandits Release 30 More Kidnapped Victims In Katsina

The repentant bandits in Katsina State have released additional 30 kidnapped victims, following the dialogue initiated by the state government with their leaders.


9. Police Speaks About Alleged Invasion Of Nnamdi Kanu’s Residence

Nigeria Police Force (NPF), Abia state Command, on Sunday denied invading the country home of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, in Isiama Afra-Ukwu Ibeku in Umuahia.


10. Ogun: Dapo Abiodun Reacts To His Victory At The Tribunal

Gov. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State said that he had gone through more turbulent electoral process than any of his predecessors in the state.


11. Xenophobia: Fani-Kayode Reveals Who Can Save South Africa

Femi Fani-Kayode, former minister of aviation has revealed the only person that can save South Africa at this moment.


12. Seun Onigbinde: Buhari Group Condemns His Appointment

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has rejected the appointment of Seun Onigbinde, a critic of President Muhammadu Buhari, as Technical Adviser to the Minister of Budget and National Planning.


13. Ogun: Bola Tinubu Speaks On Gov.Abiodun’s Victory At The Tribunal

All Progressives Congress, APC, National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has congratulated Ogun State Governor , Dapo Abiodun, over the judgment of the state’s Governorship Election Petition Tribunal affirming his victory in the March election.


14. President Buhari Approves 15 Road Projects Worth Over N182bn

President Muhammadu Buhari at the maiden Federal Executive Council(FEC) meeting for another four year term has approved contracts for roads across Nigeria, worth over N182bn.


15. Why We’re Negotiating With P&ID- FG

The Federal Government has said that it will negotiate with Process and Industrial Developments Ltd over the 20 year Gas Supply Processing Agreement entered into in 2010 for which a United Kingdom court recently ordered the company to seize $9.6bn in Nigerian assets, because the timeline to appeal the judgment had elapsed.


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