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Terrorism: Concern As 1,000 Turks Face Extradition And Other Interesting Headlines Today

According to the Vanguard newspaper, whose headline buttressed on terrorism, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, Minister of Feign Affairs has said that one thousand Turks are facing extradition from Nigeria on the quest of the Turkish government. These 1000 were suspected by the Turkish government of belonging to Fethullah Movement, FETO, which had been declared a terrorist…”
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October 23, 2017 10:34 am

According to the Vanguard newspaper, whose headline buttressed on terrorism, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, Minister of Feign Affairs has said that one thousand Turks are facing extradition from Nigeria on the quest of the Turkish government. These 1000 were suspected by the Turkish government of belonging to Fethullah Movement, FETO, which had been declared a terrorist organization by the Turkish government.

Meanwhile, The Punch took another dimension in its headline which read; Arrest Ex-Pension Boss Now, Sagay, Falana tell Buhari. In details, the chairman, advisory committee against corruption, and the prominent lawyer asked the present administration to arrest the wanted ex-chairman of the defunct Presidential Task Force on Pensions Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, who has returned to the country. Osun Defender recalls that Maina fled the country in 2015 for fraud of N2bn.

On the New Telegram today, the headline reads PDP Stakeholders Endorse Adeniran As National Chair. According to the newspaper in the absence of any new development, the former Minister of Education, Prof Tunde Adeniran, might emerge as the next National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Multiple sources confirmed to the newspaper that major shareholders in the party have endorsed Adeniran’s candidature for the PDP national chairmanship.

Still, on the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigerian Tribune headline reads; PDP Chairmanship: South-East, South-South May Move Against South-West. The south-south and south-east geo-political may have sealed a deal that may cost the South- West PDP chairmanship positions. The courage of the party might be based on indications emerged on Sunday that Chief Uche Secondus, who was acting chairman of the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) before the take-over of the Ali Modu Sheriff’s faction, maybe the zones’ joint candidate at the party’s national convention coming up on December 9.

Away from PDP’s drama, Independent Headline reveals Presidency Shops For New IGP. According to the news report, the embattled Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris may in few weeks be forced out of the police force as President Muhammadu Buhari is believed to have ordered discreet screening of top police officers for his possible replacement.

Finally, The Guardian discloses that INEC Registers 73.2 Million Voters For Elections In 2019. The paper revealed that 73.2 million voters have been registered for the 2019 elections while the exercise continues. The commission said it is projected to register over 80 million voters for the polls, promising to make the coming elections better than those of 2015.

 

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