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Nigerian Newspapers Headlines Review (Sunday, 15 September, 2019)

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

Killing of our members might signal the end of Buhari’s government – Shiite leader

Mallam Muhammad Adamu, the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (aka Shiite) in Gombe State, has said that the killing of their members by the President Muhammadu Buhari’s government could signal the end to the present government.

“The continuous violation of our rights may be a sign that the end of the government is close,” he said.

If Nigeria does not restructure itself, it will have to accept the dissolution of itself – Yoruba leader

Prof. Banji Akintoye, a leader of the Yoruba World Congress, has said that Nigeria must accept restructuring or dissolution.

“Restructuring is absolutely necessary for the survival of Nigeria. If Nigeria does not restructure itself, it will have to accept the dissolution of itself. If we delay to restructure any much longer, then there may be no Nigeria to talk about,” he said in an interview with The Punch.

PDP in trouble following Atiku’s defeat at the Tribunal

Report has it that some chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) might defect to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) following the outcome of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal ruling on Wednesday.

The PEPT had dismissed the PDP Presidential Candidate’s petition against the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Atiku’s defeat, the outcome of the emergence of the House Minority leader who is not the party’s choice, and the party’s primary elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States are issues currently rocking the former ruling party.

I am not responsible for Adoke’s ordeal; his evil is hunting him – Ndume

Senator Ali Ndume in his response to certain allegations made against him by Mohammed Adoke, a former Attorney General of the Federation and Ex-Minister of Justice, says that he (Adoke) is hunted by evil he did against him (Ndume).

Adoke had alleged that Ndume, VP Yemi Osinbajo, and EFCC Chairman Ibrahim Magu, were behind his ordeals.

Let me say that Adoke is being hunted by the evil he did towards me. When they wanted to use me as a scapegoat, he was one of those in the front line. He wanted to use me as a scapegoat and drafted the charges that I was sponsoring Boko Haram. I defended myself and I was vindicated,Ndume said, speaking about when he was alleged to be a sponsor of the Boko Haram terrorist group.

Crowd booed, interrupted South African President at Mugabe’s funeral in Zimbabwe

President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa was on Saturday booed in Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe, over xenophobic attacks on black Africans in his country.

Ramaphosa was booed while delivering a speech at the funeral of Ex-President Robert Mugabe, who died last week at 95.

After the organisers at the event calmed the crowd who interrupted his speech, the SA president said; “I stand before you as a fellow African to express my regret and apologise for what has happened in our country.”

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