Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 21st January 2020

Nigerian Newspaper headlines today
Nigerian Newspaper Headlines

Secondus, Peter Obi, Melaye, Other PDP Bigwigs Storm Abuja Streets To Protest Imo Judgement

Bigwigs of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) have taken to the streets of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja to protest the apex court decision to annul the election of Emeka Ihedioha of the PDP, and declared Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress, APC, the winner of the March 9 2019, Imo Gubernatorial election. The protest, which was attended by the national chairman of the party, Uche Secondus, Dino Melaye, and other chieftains of the opposition party, on Monday demanded that the Supreme Court reverse its judgement.

Lagos Govt Bans Motorcycles, Tricycles On Highways, Bridges

The Lagos stage government has begun enforcement of its Traffic Laws which bans the operation of motorcycles and tricycles in restricted areas. According to the government, there will be road signs to indicate restricted areas, adding that anyone that violates the law after this effort would be punished in accordance with the law.

The seven-man panel of the Apex court unanimously dismissed the appeal of Jeremiah Useni and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for lacking merit.

In a day of Supreme Court rulings, the apex court also dismissed an appeal filed by Lalong on the grounds that having dismissed the appeal by Useni, the other appeal had become academic.

PDP Congratulates Nigerians As Supreme Court Upholds Tambuwal’s Victory

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated the Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal and Nigerians on the affirmation of his election as the Governor of Sokoto state. Recall that earlier in the day, the Supreme Court affirmed Aminu Tambuwal of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as the winner of the March 2019 governorship election in Sokoto State.

Just In: Supreme Court Upholds Ganduje’s Election

The supreme court on Monday upheld the election of Abdullahi Ganduje as the governor of Kano state. The apex court gave its ruling on the suit filed by Abba Kabir Yusuf, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), challenging the election of Ganduje, candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC).
I Never Said I Will Probe My Predecessors: Governor Uzodinma

Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has debunked rumours making rounds in the state that he planned to probe his predecessors. Governor Uzodinma disclosed this after inspecting some structures at the government house in Owerri.
The Governor said even though the business of governance includes probing and accountability, his directive to the Accountant-General of the state and the officials of the civil service to furnish…

El-Rufai Approves Free Primary, Secondary School Education In Kaduna

Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna, has ordered that primary and secondary children in the state be exempted from paying fees.This was made known by Phoebe Yayi, permanent secretary for the state ministry of education, in a letter dated January 17 and addressed to the zonal director of the Kaduna state schools quality assurance authority. The letter read thus: “Sequel to the public pronouncement made by the governor of Kaduna state on different occasions on the government’s resolve to ensure 100% access to basic and post-basic quality…