Very good morning Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of leading newspapers headlines in Nigeria for these days, Friday, 15th October 2021
The Defence Headquarters has rubbished promises that some terrorists were being setting up camps close to the Federal Cash Territory, Abuja and Niger Point out.
The Main of Defense Employees (CDS), Common Lucky Irabor who spoke about the report on Thursday, mentioned there is no truth in it as if everything of this kind of was heading on, the Nigerian Navy would have picked it up.
Irabor stated this although talking at the Aso Rock Villa in Abuja all through the ministerial press briefing organized by the Presidential Communications Workforce.
He submitted that the rumours are just the handiworks of some mischief-makers.
Naija News recollects the pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere had warned that the set up of Boko Haram terrorists and bandits’ camps in the Federal Capital Territory and Niger State is a potent sign of looming risk in the region.
But Basic Irabor in his response on Thursday, rubbished the Afenifere report. He said the alarm is wrong and should really be disregarded by associates of the community.
The Minister of Facts and Society, Lai Mohammed, says the region belongs to all the citizens irrespective of their language and tribe.
He stated this on Thursday at the 2021 Yearly Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria Lecture held at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja.
Mohammed said that the Muhammadu Buhari administration has formulated deliberate guidelines and programmes to present Nigerians that every area of the region make a difference.
He extra that President Muhammadu Buhari has established some lasting structures and establishments that will travel inclusive social defense beyond the tenure of his administration.
Previous Senate President, Dr Iyorchia Ayu, has emerged the consensus applicant of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
Naija News stories that this is coming ahead of the principal opposition party’s Oct 31 countrywide elective convention holding at the Eagles square, Abuja.
The former Senate President emerged the consensus prospect immediately after hours of continual conferences by PDP stakeholders of Northern extraction in Abuja.
Naija News experienced earlier noted that a few candidates emerged from those contesting to become the future National Chairman of the PDP.
A applicant emerged just about every from the North Central, North West, and North-East geo-political zones.
A previous Katsina State Governor, Ibrahim Shema defeated other aspirants to emerge from the North West, Senator Suleiman Nazif from Bauchi Point out, who is the recent PDP Deputy National Chairman (North), emerged as the sole prospect from the North East and the North Central chose previous Senate President, Iyorchia Ayu from Benue Point out.
The Nigerian armed forces on Thursday confirmed the killing of the Leader of the Islamic Point out West Africa Province (ISWAP), Abu Musab Al-Barnawi.
Naija News reports that the affirmation was designed by the Chief of Defence Staff members (CDS), Standard Lucky Irabor.
Normal Irabor confirmed the killing even though talking at the ministerial briefing organised by the presidential communications team at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
“I can authoritatively verify to you that Abu Musab is lifeless. As simple as that. He is useless and continues to be lifeless,” Irabor mentioned.
Naija Information had noted that Al-Barnawi was killed in the previous 7 days of August.
The Federal Government has believed it clever to set up mass COVID-19 vaccination websites in larger establishments of discovering and spiritual centres throughout the place.
The enhancement was produced recognized in the course of a press briefing in Abuja on Thursday, Naija Information understands.
This in accordance to Faisal Shuaib, the Govt Director of the National Most important Healthcare Progress Agency, will quick observe vaccination training in the state.
“We have built options to build mass vaccination websites and such web sites include things like better institutions like Universities, Polytechnics, and also religious centres like church buildings. We will be putting structures in location to achieve this,” Shuaib observed.
The Impartial Nationwide Electoral Commission, on Thursday, vowed not to have interaction the Indigenous Persons of Biafra and its protection outfit, Japanese Safety Network ahead of the governorship election in Anambra State.
The spokesman of the electoral entire body, Festus Okoye, reported the commission will not have interaction IPOB and ESN due to the fact it has been proscribed by the Federal Authorities.
Okoye whilst talking on Arise Television set stated INEC will only engage other stakeholders like protection agencies, civil culture businesses.
The electoral system has scheduled the gubernatorial election in the state for November 6, 2021.
There have been security challenges in the point out as political functions acquire out time to campaign for their candidates.
Some of the assaults in the state have been connected to the outlawed IPOB and its stability outfit.
Governing administration officials in President Muhammadu Buhari-led governing administration have been billed by the Educational Staff members Union of Universities to withdraw their little ones from international universities and enroll them in Nigeria.
The union billed the Countrywide Assembly on Thursday to initiate a legislation that stops federal government officers from sending their wards outdoors the region.
ASUU noted that these a law would let the community office holders know the decay in the general public universities.
The President of the union, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, mentioned this in a conference held with the Federal Authorities.
Speaking ahead of the conference went into a shut-door, Osodeke reported, “We hope that the authorities will make it required that if you take a government appointment, your small children should go to universities in the country.
Former Governor of the Central bank of Nigeria (CBN), Professor Charles Soludo, has been affirmed as the prospect of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in the forthcoming Anambra governorship election.
Naija Information studies that the apex courtroom produced this recognized in a ruling on Thursday, which was held by a 5-guy panel of justices.
The Supreme Courtroom also dismissed the attractiveness submitted by a governorship aspirant of the social gathering, Jude Okeke, on the ground of getting an abuse of the court docket course of action.
Providing the guide judgement, Justice Mary Odili affirmed that Soludo will characterize APGA in the November 6 governorship election and Victor Oye continues to be the Countrywide Chairman of the bash.
The Supreme Courtroom also upheld the judgment of the Courtroom of Enchantment, Kano Division, which experienced previously dismissed Okeke’s suit and validated the principal election that generated Soludo.
Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to let the future #EndSARS memorial protests keep in distinctive components of the country.
In a assertion on Thursday, Falana berated the Nigeria Police Pressure for threatening to arrest anyone planning to phase a further #EndSARS protest in the region.
In accordance to the human legal rights attorney, the police absence the electric power to ban general public protests in the nation, asking the drive to respect the rights of citizens.
He recalled that President Buhari and other APC leaders took component in public protests in opposition to gasoline hike in January 2012 and protests from insecurity in November 2014.
Falana, nonetheless, requested Buhari to abide by his oath of workplace by directing the law enforcement not to disrupt approaching #EndSARS protests.
Previous Chairman of the Independent Countrywide Electoral Fee (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega, has claimed that the All Progressives Congress (APC), the Peoples Democratic Parties (PDP) and other get-togethers are preparing the get the 2023 common elections illegally.
Naija Information studies that Jega created the assert on Thursday at the parliamentary seminar of the ECOWAS Parliament in Winneba, Ghana.
He termed for a reform of the electoral procedure and technique in ECOWAS member states to block electoral fraud and be certain cost-free and honest elections.
The Peoples Redemption Social gathering (PRP) chieftain also asked that awareness is presented to the integrity of the election administration human body alone to guarantee credible elections.