good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian newspapers:
1- The Presidential Campaign Council (PCC) of the All Progressives Conference (APC) said yesterday that its presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, would win the 2023 presidential election and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Atiku Abubakar, would retire to Dubai. This was stated by Director of Media and Publicity, APC Presidential Campaign Board, Mr. Payu Onanuga, in a statement on Sunday.
2. The Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, on Sunday accused the Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, Abubakar Malami of making efforts to destroy the criminal justice and judicial system in Nigeria. The group stated this while asserting that the “dead accusations” against Kano was an affront to the court’s ruling to release Kano.
3. On Monday, 14 November, the Federal Government will resume the trial of Indigenous Biafra (IPOB) leader Nnamdi Kanu on terrorism charges. The trial will focus only on seven out of the 15 charges brought against Kano by Judge Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court in Abuja.
4. Former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo, on Sunday blamed a lack of education in diabetes management for the cause of many patients dying early. Obasanjo spoke at MK O Abiola Stadium, Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State, during a fresh match between the former All Stars club, Abeokuta and the former Super Eagles.
5. About eight domestic airlines and their associations have dragged the federal government, its foreign technical partner and the majority of shareholders to trial over the national carrier project. Nigerian Air, Ethiopian Airlines, Aviation Minister Hadi Sirika and Etihad’s Attorney General Abubakar Malami were listed as defendants.
6. The Department of Government Services continued to remain silent on the reported suicide of one of its officials, Adeto Adidocon, who jumped into the lake on Thursday. The Uber driver whose car was Adidocon reportedly claimed she was having a conversation with her fiancé over the phone before she got out of the car and jumped into the lake.
7. A resident of Ibavu in Obafemi Ood Local Government Area, Ogun State, Mrs. Rosemary Obedinma died, who was reported missing. The mother of five did not return from her shop in Ababa, Lagos, on November 2. Her body was found on Sunday, allegedly murdered by “one hunt” criminal elements.
8. Adewole Adebayo, presidential candidate for the Social Democratic Party (SDP), said that if Nigeria’s police system were to be effective, half of those in government would be in jail. He stated this during the second series of meetings of the Presidential City Council organized by ARISE TV in cooperation with the Center for Democracy and Development (CDD).
9. Bureau of Change Operators in Adamawa State refuse foreign currency from clients due to increasing uncertainty in the parallel market. Some money changers interviewed at the modern Jimita Market in Yola said they were concerned about the sudden and continuing collapse of the dollar that had destabilized the parallel market.
10- The Kaduna State Government said that Nigerian Army forces yesterday repelled an attack of terrorists, killed two and cleared their camps in Chikon Local Government Area of the state. The Commissioner for Homeland Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Arwan, confirmed this development in a statement issued yesterday, in Kaduna.
Nigerian newspapers: 10 things you need to know on Monday morning