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Nigerian Newspapers Review (Thursday, 26 September, 2019)

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

Sowore meet bail conditions, set to be released from DSS custody

Omoyele Sowore, the convener of the #RevolutionNow protest, has reportedly met his bail condition and is set to be released from the Department of State Services (DSS) detention.

The Federal High Court in Abuja had denied DSS request to detain him further and ordered for his immediate release by the secret service.

Femi Falana (SAN), Sowore’s lawyer, had told Punch on Wednesday evening that he was at the DSS Headquarters for his release following the fulfilment of the bail conditions.

Army shuts down another NGO in North-East

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday shutdown the offices of a non-governmental organization, Mercy Corps, in the North-East region.

The military alleges that the NGO was aiding the activities of the Boko Haram terrorist group in the region.

This is coming few days after shutting down the offices of the Action Against Hunger in the region.

P&ID refuses to negotiate with Nigerian Government

Process and Industrial Development (P&ID) has allegedly denied option to negotiate with the Federal Government over the $9.6billion judgement against Nigeria.

“Any suggestion P&ID has made an offer of negotiation or that there is an offer the Nigerian government is considering is entirely false,” Chris Rogers, P&ID representative, told The Punch.

Osinbajo sue Timi Frank, Ononuju for libel

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in his reaction to the allegation that he received N90billion from the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) during the build-up of the 2019 general elections said he would waive his constitutional immunity to allow his probe.

“I have today instructed the commencement of legal action against two individuals, one Timi Frank and another Katch Ononuju, who have put their names to these odious falsehoods,” he said.

“I will waive my constitutional immunity to enable the most robust adjudication of these claims of libel and malicious falsehood,” Osinbajo added.

Ekweremadu vows to complete all constituency projects in Enugu West

Ex-Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has vowed that no constituency project will be abandoned in his district, Enugu West.

Ekweremadu stated this in his reaction to allegations of alleged abandoned projects in his constituency.

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