Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Sunday, 10th March 2019.
- Bakare Officially Declares For 2023 Presidency
The Senior Pastor of Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has expressed his willingness to contest for the presidency after the expiration of President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term. Naija News Understands that Bakare announced his ambition during an interview on Saturday in Lagos shortly after casting his vote at the Opebi Grammar School polling unit.
APC Wins Kaduna South
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has defeated the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ward 7, the Kaduna South local government area of the state T/Wada Constituency. Naija News reports that the APC scores 10,755 while the PDP got about 1237.
Oyo State: See How Women Fought Over Money At Polling Unit
Earlier today in Oyo state, Some women fought over money allegedly donated by a governorship candidate. The incident happened at Ward 009, PU 010, Ibadan South-east Local Government Area of Oyo The polling unit of Adebayo Adelabu, the governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress,APC.
Three People ‘Killed’ In Rivers State
At least three persons have been reportedly killed in Rivers State, south-south Nigeria in the early hours of today, March 9. Naija News learned that one person identified as Michael Abednego was reportedly killed in Ahoada West Local Government area.
Nigerians React To Heavy Military Presence In River State
A storm of reactions by Nigerians has greeted the heavy military presence in Rivers State, south-south Nigeria. Naija News reports that the outcry became imperative after soldiers of the Nigeria Army were caught on CCTV invading the home of the Rivers State Commissioner of Education, Dr Tamunosisi Gogo Jaja.
Militants ‘Kidnap’ Six Journalists In Rivers State
At least six (6) journalists have been reportedly kidnapped by suspected militants in Rivers State, south-south Nigeria. Naija News learned that the journalists were kidnapped in Ahoada West Local Government Area of the state.
Nigerians React To Low Turn Out Of Voters Across The Country
The governorship and state House of Assembly elections holding across Nigeria have so far witnessed an apathy of voters in many polling units across the country. Several Nigerians and Politicians and reacted to the low turn out.
US Lawmaker Reveals Why Nigeria’s Election Is Not Credible
An American Congressman, Gerald Connolly, has described Nigeria’s election as a sham and not credible, claiming the elections were manipulated. At an interactive session on Friday with constituents from Virginia who paid him a visit on Capitol Hill, the congressman had been asked questions about Nigeria and Venezuela.
Full EPL Scores: Newcastle Record Amazing Comeback As Saints Thrash Spurs
As Nigerians were gripped with the Governorship and State Assembly fever, the English Premier League returned to our screens. Newcastle United came from two goals down to win a Premier League game for the first time since October 2003 against Fulham under Sir Bobby Robson.
Live Updates: Governorship And Assembly Election Results Across Nigeria
Results of the ongoing governorship and House of Assembly elections in Nigeria have started coming in from different polling units in the country. Naija News reports that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) commenced the governorship and House of Assembly elections at exactly 8 am on Saturday, March 9, amidst tight security.
That’s the top Nigerian newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.