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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines Review (Monday, 02 September, 2019)

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Good Morning Nigeria! Here’s our picks on today’s top stories cross major Nigerian Newspapers. Enjoy!

2020 JAMB: NIN registration would be required for candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Borad (JAMB) has revealed that it is working with the National Identity Management Commission to ensure that candidates for the 2020 UTME register for National Identification Number.

Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, JAMB Registrar, noted that NIN registration for candidates would curb malpractices in the examination.

Stop your campaign of baseless slander and sham investigations against us – P&ID tells Buhari’s government

The Process and Industrial Developments (P&ID) on Sunday called on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to stop its sham probe and appoint out those who would negotiated a deal with P&ID.

Punch had contacted P&ID’s legal counsel on Friday over the reaction of the Nigerian Government in the United Kingdom court judgement. In their reply, they said; “If the Nigerian government is serious about a willingness to negotiate, then it must do so in good faith.

“This means that the Buhari administration must acknowledge the reality of the rulings of the independent tribunal and the English Commercial Court, desist from its campaign of baseless slander and sham investigations against the P&ID and its founders, and instead appoint an authorised party to enter into real negotiations.”

Supreme Court will today hear case seeking for the disqualification of President Buhari over academic certificates

The Supreme Court will today hear an appeal seeking the disqualification of President Muhammadu Buhari as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the February 23 Presidential Election.

Kalu Kalu Agu, Labaran Ismail, Hassy Jyari El-Kunis, had filed an appeal challenging the academic qualification and certificate of President Buhari, saying that the president submitted false information regarding his certificate to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Buhari is playing politics with education in Nigeria – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities on Sunday accused President Muhammadu Buhari of playing politics with education in Nigeria.

Prof. Deji Omole, the Chairman of ASUU, said that Buhari does not need to tell Nigerians that education could end poverty, when serious nations had already proven it (he was responding to Buhari’s statement saying that education could end poverty).

The ASUU chairman expressed disappointment over how the President Buhari’s administration was handling the education sector, saying that the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, is not different from his boss, adding that the minister had promised to declare state of emergence in educational sector, but has refused to do so.

3 soldiers killed, 8 injured, following gun battle that left many Boko Haram terrorists dead

Soldiers of the Nigerian Army who were on patrol along Monguno-Mairari Gajiram area of Borno State, North-East Nigeria, killed many terrorists during a gun battle on Friday.

According to Col. Sagir Musa, the spokesman of the army, the soldiers engaged the terrorists with “heavy volume of fire that neutralised many while a few escaped with gunshot injuries.”

Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff, had already visited the wounded soldiers where they are receiving proper medical attention.

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