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Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today, Sunday, December 15, 2019



Good morning, Nigeria, welcome to YaahooJournalist roundup of top Newspaper Headlines in Nigeria for today, Sunday, December 15, 2019.

Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.

1. Atiku’s Lawyer Bombs Buhari Over Seizure Of Ex-CJN Onnoghen’s Passport

Mike Ozekhome (SAN), a lawyer to Atiku Abubakar, has berated President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration over the seizure of passport belonging to Justice Walter Onnoghen, a former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). YaahooJournalist had reported earlier that the former CJN and his family were barred from traveling to Ghana on Friday, December 13.

2. Buhari Govt Takes Fresh Action Against Ex-CJN Onnoghen

Walter Onnoghen, the immediate past Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), has been barred from travelling out of the country by President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. According to Punch Newspaper, the move may be part of a fresh probe into Onnoghen’s affairs. Onnoghen was convicted for not declaring his assets by the Code of Conduct Tribunal in April.

3. Biafra News: Nnamdi Kanu Sends ‘Strong Message’ To Buhari Over Biafra

Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), says no intimidation by the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari can stop the Biafra Republic. YaahooJournalist reports that Kanu made this comment on Friday, December 13 while receiving members of the group from Bayelsa who paid him a visit over the death of his parents and Paramount traditional ruler of Afaraukwu Ibeku ancient kingdom, Eze Israel Kanu and Ugoeze Sally Kanu.

4. How Nigeria Police Embarrassed Me – Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party, has expressed disappointment in the role allegedly played by the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) in preventing him from attending a rally on Friday. YaahooJournalist reports that the APC National Chairman said the police looked on as thugs gained access to the Benin Airport with the aim of stopping him from arriving Benin City to grace a rally of the APC in Edo State, southern Nigeria.

5. OAU Professor Shot Dead In Edo State

Professor Jerome Elusiyan, a senior lecturer of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife has been reportedly shot dead in Edo State. YaahooJournalist gathered that the OAU Professor was gunned down by unknown gunmen in Benin City, the Edo State capital on Friday, December 13 in Edo state, southern Nigeria.

6. 400 APGA Leaders, Stakeholders Defect To PDP

No fewer than 400 leaders and stakeholders of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) have dumped the party for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia State, southeast Nigeria. YaahooJournalist reports that this occurred in Isiala Ngwa South Local Government Area of Abia State, on Friday, December 13.

7. Why Senator Akpabio Pulled Out Of Senatorial Rerun- PDP

The Akwa Ibom State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday, mocked Senator Godswill Akpabio over his withdrawal from Essien Udim Local Government Senatorial rerun election, saying that he took such decision out of fear of possible defeat. YaahooJournalist recalls that Akpabio wrote the National Chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole, on Wednesday, expressing his resolve to withdraw from the rerun election, noting that he wouldn’t abandon a critical national assignment placed on him by President Muhammadu Buhari in pursuit of a rerun election.

8. Watch Nigerian Lady ‘Cooking’ Her Vagina

YaahooJournalist has obtained clips of a suspected Nigerian lady supposedly cooking her vagina for ritual purposes, with many asking if “cooking vagina” is the new trend. We understand that the purpose of the Lady’s action might not be unconnected with securing more clients to herself.

9. Former Nigerian Footballer, Philip Osondu Dies

Philip Osondu, a former Nigerian footballer, has passed away at age 48, YaahooJournalist understands. YaahooJournalist reports that the former Nigerian footballer died in a Belgian hospital on Friday, December 13.

10. Gunmen Kidnap Nigerian Musician Duncan Mighty

Duncan Mighty, a Nigerian singer, and songwriter has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen, months after raising the alarm over threat to his life. YaahooJournalist reports that the Port Harcourt based musician was kidnapped in Owerri, the capital of Imo State, Southeast Nigeria.

That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on YaahooJournalist. See you again tomorrow.