Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 25th January 2020

 

Nigerian Newspaper headlines today
Nigerian Newspaper Headlines

Buhari Came Ahead Of His Time: Ex-Borno Governor

The lawmaker representing Borno Central in the Senate, Kashim Shettima, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari came ahead of his time.The former governor of Borno State said this while speaking in an interview with Daily Trust.

Send Your Children To School Or Be Prosecuted, El-Rufai Tells Parents

The Kaduna State Government, has said that parents who fail to send their children to school will face prosecution in accordance with extant laws.This was disclosed by by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Mrs Phoebe Yayi, in Kaduna in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday.

8 Killed In Fresh Lassa Fever Outbreak In Edo

No fewer than eight persons have reportedly died in Edo state, following a fresh outbreak of Lassa fever in the state.This was disclosed by Musa Ebomhiana, chief press secretary to Philip Shauibu, Edo deputy governor.

I Did Not Say Amotekun Is Illegal, Malami Makes U-Turn

The Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami has stated that his stand on Amotekun was misinterpreted.
Speaking in a new statement, he said he only said the security outfit needs to be properly backed by the law before take-off.“I Was Misinterpreted On Operation Amotekun, I Did Not Say It’s Illegal” – Malami.

Bauchi Confirms 3 New Cases As Lassa Fever Rages On

The Bauchi State Primary Health Care Development Agency, has confirmed three new cases of Lassa fever in the state.The Executive Secretary of the Agency, Dr Rilwanu Mohammed disclosed this to journalists in Friday, saying that there has not been any record of death in the state since the outbreak of the disease. According to Mohammed, the epidemic was not new in the state, and that other than the 3 cases already confirmed, a sample of 15 cases suspected to be…

APC Withdraws From Akwa Ibom Rerun Elections

The All Progressives Congress, APC in Akwa Ibom State says it has withdrawn will from the re-run election holding on Saturday. This was disclosed in a press conference on Friday in Uyo, by the State Chairman of the APC, Mr Ini Okopido.He said the party has withdrawn from the re-run election in Essien Udim local government area as it was dissatisfied with the conduct of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in…

No One Can Unseat Obaseki: Umahi

David Umahi, governor of Ebonyi state, has said that no one can unseat Godwin Obaseki, Edo state governor, because of his good works in the state.The governor said this when he received Obaseki’s wife in Abakaliki, Ebonyi capital, on Friday.Obaseki’s wife visited Umahi alongside first ladies of some southern states who were in Ebonyi for the Southern Nigeria Governors’ Wives’ Forum quarterly meeting.

Why Uzodinma Was Declared Winner: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court says the result sheets produced by Hope Uzodinmaof the All Progressives Congress in the March 9, 2019 governorship election in Imo State were admissible because the Independent National Electoral Commission didn’t counter them.In a copy of the judgment released by the apex court on Thursday, it said the Court of Appeal and the election petition tribunal misread the pleadings by Uzodinma and APC in their dismissal of the petition and appeal.

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