Nigerian Newspapers: Top 10 Headlines Today Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

Nigerian Newspapers

Welcome to the Concise News roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines for today, Wednesday, July 31st, 2019.

1. Real Boko Haram Defeated, Presidency Declares

The Presidency on Tuesday night insisted that the real Boko Haram has been defeated, Concise News reports. The Senior Special Assistant on Media and publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, Garba Shehu, said in a statement that what is in existence now is a mixture of remnants of the Boko Haram, fugitive criminals and the Islam in Maghreb.

2. Presidential Election Petition: Buhari Tenders WAEC Certificate Before Tribunal

President Muhammadu Buhari presented his West African School Examination certificate from Cambridge University during proceedings at the presidential election tribunal on Tuesday. Buhari submitted the certificate through his counsel, Wole Olanipekun.

3. Buhari’s Chief Of Staff Testifies At Presidential Election Tribunal

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, on Tuesday appeared as a defence witness at the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal in Abuja. This news medium understands that Kyari is Buhari’s third witness as the Nigerian leader opened his defence against the petition of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.

4. Senate Confirms Buhari’s 43 Ministerial Nominees

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed all the 43 ministerial nominees forwarded for approval by President Muhammadu Buhari. Concise News reports that the red chamber postponed its annual vacation to conduct the screening of the ministers within five days.

5. IMN Protests: FG Officially Declares Shiites As Terrorists

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), whose members are known as Shiites, has been officially declared as a terrorist group by the Federal Government. The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, announced this at a press conference in Abuja on Tuesday.

6. APC Issues Serious Warning To Atiku

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has cautioned Atiku Abubakar to watch the way he issues public statements as though he is the president. Former Vice-President, who was the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that lost to President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential poll, has consistently issued statements on pressing national issues.

7. Full List Of 69 Senate Committee Chairpersons, Deputies

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday, named the chairpersons for the Senate’s 69 standing committees. Lawan made the announcement shortly after the lawmakers all voted to embark on the Senate’s annual recess.

8. Ministerial Screening: Why I’m Called ‘Liar’ Mohammed – Former Minister

Former Minister of Information and Culture has said the “bad boys” call him “Liar Mohammed,” Concise News reports. Mohammed said this on Tuesday at the National Assembly, Abuja, during his ministerial screening by lawmakers.

9. BBNaija Twist: Two New ‘Pepper Dem’ Housemates Emerge

The much anticipated Big Brother Naija 2019 twist happened Tuesday night with Biggie introducing two new housemates to the “pepper dem” gang. The latest additions to the Pepper Dem Gang are Venita and Elozonam.

10. AFCON 2019: Business Mogul Otedola Redeems Cash Pledge To Eagles

Business Mogul Femi Otedola, on Tuesday, fulfilled his pledge of $25,000 to Nigeria’s Super Eagles during the just concluded Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). Otedola, who disclosed this on his Twitter handle said that he redeemed his pledge because “integrity is keeping your word.

That’s the roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines this morning. More Nigerian newspapers headlines are available on Concise News website.

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Donatus Anichukwueze is a journalism graduate from the Lagos State University, School of Communication. He's a writer with a special interest in technology, sports, entertainment and politics. He's also a through and through Chelsea FC fan.

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