Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 20th January 2020

Nigerian Newspaper headlines today
Nigerian Newspaper Headlines

Imo Verdict: PDP Protesters Fill Streets Of Akwa Ibom, Imo, Ogun

There is an ongoing mass protest in some states of the federation against the verdict of the supreme court which led to the removal of Emeka Ihedioha as governor of Imo. The apex court had on Tuesday sacked Ihedioha and ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to return Hope Uzodinma, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), as the winner of the election.

Sanusi Asked To Be Osinbajo’s VP When Buhari Was Sick In London: Junaid

Junaid Mohammed, a second republic lawmaker, has alleged that the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, lobbies to be vice president when President Muhammadu Buhari was sick in London. Junaid Mohammed, a second republic lawmaker, has alleged that the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, lobbies to be vice president when President Muhammadu Buhari was sick in London.

APC May Collapse When Buhari Leaves Office: Fayemi

Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) may collapse when President Muhammadu Buhari’s tenure ends. Fayemi was reacting to the reports on the move by some party members to remove Adams Oshiomhole as chairman of the APC.

Bauchi Politicians Hold Prayer Session Ahead Of S’Court Judgement

Some politicians in Bauchi state ahead of the supreme court judgement of Monday are said to have begun prayer sessions in the mosque. The Supreme Court will on Monday rule on the appeal filed by Mohammed Abubakar of the All Progressives Congress (APC), challenging the victory of Bala Mohammed of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 governorship election in the state.

Imo Verdict: Anambra PDP Gives S’Court 7 Days To Reverse Judgement

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra state on Sunday asked the Supreme Court to reverse its judgement on the Imo state governorship election within seven days. The party said this during their protest in Akwa. The PDP chairman in he state,  Ndubisi Nwobu, said the state chapter of the party is giving the seven-man panel of the Supreme Court seven days to reverse itself or face serious protest “to right the wrong.”

Police Warn Ihedioha’s Supporters Against Planned Protest

Imo State Police Command has warned against a planned public protest by supporters of Emeka Ihedioha over his sack as governor of the state and installation of Senator Hope Uzodinma as governor, by the Supreme Court. According to police, it would not tolerate violence of any form or hijacking of the process by hoodlums.

Amotekun May Become Unconstitutional If… – Minister Of Police

Maigari Dingyadi, Minister of Police Affairs, says Operation Amotekun may become unconstitutional if it differs from the support rendered by the Federal government on security. The police minister said this on Saturday, in an interview with newsmen in Sokoto, saying the southwest governors had good intentions in creating the outfit but the constitution bestowed the responsibility of national security on the Federal Government.

Witch-Hunting, Harassment From PDP, A Test From God: APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara says it considers the “witch-hunting and harassment” from the ruling Peoples Democratoc Party(PDP) as a test from God. It commended its members for their perseverance and support to the party, in spite of the challenges they’re having. Speaking on Saturday at the party’s monthly stakeholders meeting in Kaura-Namoda, the state APC Chairman, Lawal Liman aid the APC members in the state deserved commendation.

Imo Verdict: PDP Announces Date For Protest

The Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) has announced the date for its peaceful and non-violent protest against the Supreme Court ruling on the Imo governorship election that sacked Emeka Ihedioha as governor of the state. The party made the announcement on Saturday night via it’s official Twitter handle, saying he protest is also to register the displeasure of the Party against the current state of affairs in the country.