Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 24th May, 2019

This is our top headlines from Nigerian Newspapers for Today, Thursday, 23rd May, 2019:

Tell Amaechi your secret so he too can lose fat in his potbelly – Omokri to IGP

A former presidential aide, Reno Omokri has taken a quick swipe at Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi over his potbelly.

Atiku Calls For Immediate Arrest Of Minister For Information, Lai Mohammed

Former vice-president Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has accused the minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, of planning to implicate him.

There was no need for Buhari to convert you to Islam because you’re already his slave – Fani Kayode fires shots at Amaechi

Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Minister of Aviation says there was no need for Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi to thank President Muhammadu Buhari for not converting him(Amaechi) to Islam.

Well Deserved!!! Fayose okays Fayemi’s emergence as chairman of Nigeria Governor’s Forum

The immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has said that his successor, Kayode Fayemi, deserved to be chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, (NGF).

Just In: ASUU Set To Resume Suspended Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has threatened to resume the suspended strike of the union over the non-payment of the earned teaching allowance by the Federal Government.

ASUU National President, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, stated this at a briefing in Abuja.

EFCC boss Ibrahim Magu speaks on Naira Marley’s arrest

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr Ibrahim Magu, on Wednesday, spoke on the arrest of singer Naira Marley.

According to Magu, during an interactive session with artistes, comedians and On-Air-Personalities in Abuja, the commission has no problem with any member of the entertainment sector in the country.

Thank you for not converting me to Islam” – Amaechi To Buhari

Minister for Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has expressed gratitude to President Muhammadu Buhari for not converting him to Islam during their first term tenure.
Amaechi who made this known during the valedictory Federal Executive Council meeting at the State House Abuja yesterday, May 22nd, described Buhari as a Democrats contrary to popular belief that he is an autocrat.

We’re glad OBJ and Soyinka have put their differences aside and agreed on this one thing about Buhari’s government

A former of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode and a former presidential aide, Reno Omokri have both hailed renowned Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka for putting aside his “animus” for former President Olusegun Obasanjo and taking side with him in a recent comment.

Fulanisation” is real!!! Nigerians react as Soyinka and Obasanjo agree for the very first time

Some Nigerians have taken to Twitter to react to a recent endorsement by renowned Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka on a comment made by former President Olusegun Obasanjo on the rising insecurity in the country.

Any governor who tells you he can tackle insecurity is a mere liar’ – Taraba state Governor

Darius Ishaku, the governor of Taraba state, Darius Ishaku, has said that no stated that no governor in the country can tackle insecurity in their state.

According to Ishaku, any state governor who claims that he can tackle insecurity is a mere liar.

You are despicable’ – Literary critic, Pa Ikhide slams Reno Omokri over his insensitive Binyavanga Wainaina comment

Ikhide Ikheola aka Pa Ikhide, a Nigerian literary critic has blasted Reno Omokri for his insensitive comment following the passing of renowned Kenyan author Binyavanga Wainaina. Wainaina passed at the age of 48.

The author died on Tuesday night at a Nairobi hospital and not long after his death was announced,  Reno tweeted about his death saying it should serve as a lesson to the LGBTQ  community that such lifestyle is a risky lifestyle.

The use of wristwatches during examinations, banned by University of Uyo

The University of Uyo has announced the ban of wristwatch during examinations.

SUICIDE: ‘Ban the sale of Sniper already!’ – Reno Omokri advises President Buhari

The media aide to former president Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri, has bared his thoughts on the increased rate at which many are committing suicide.

According to Reno, it is about time the FG bans the sale of Sniper, which is the poisonous substance many depressed persons take to end their own life.

Those were our newspaper headlines for today: Thursday, May 23rd, 2019.

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