Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 16th February 2020

Nigerian Newspaper headlines today
Nigerian Newspaper Headlines

Nigeria Is Blessed With People That Can Solve Most Of Her Problem – VP Osibanjo

Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has stated that Nigeria is blessed with individuals that are capable of solving most of her problems. He made this known in a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, while receiving a delegation from the West African College of Surgeons (WACS), in his office in the Presidential Villa on Saturday.

Amnesty International Sponsoring Terrorism In Nigeria – Defence HQ

The Defence Headquarters has labelled human rights group, Amnesty International as a sponsor of terrorism in Nigeria. This statement was made when the Defence Headquarters reacted by condemning a recent report released by Amnesty International (AI) on activities of the Nigerian army in the North-East region.

Going Late To Work Is Corruption – EFCC Tells Civil Servants

The acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has stated that resuming late to work is corruption. Speaking in Abuja on Friday, 14th February during the anti-corruption walk which was organized in collaboration with the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), he added that this must also be tackled rigorously just as financial crime.

Former President, Jonathan Reacts To Bayelsa Violence

Following the violence which broke out after the Supreme court sacked David Lyon as governor of Bayelsa state and declared Douye Diri as the winner, former president Goodluck Jonathan has reacted.

Two Persons Tested Negative To Coronavirus In Nigeria

Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Emmanuel Ehanire, yesterday confirmed that two suspected cases of Coronavirus have tested negative after diagnosis in the country. Ehanire, who confirmed the development, while declaring the Kano State Primary Health Summit open at Government House, declared that the country was fortified with three well-equipped centres to diagnose the deadly disease and other viral infections.

Monarchs Demands Suspension Of Oluwo Of Iwo 

Some group of Osun state Monarchs has petitioned the Osun State government to suspend
the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi for allegedly beating up his colleague, Oba Dhikrullahi Olaniran, the Agbowu of Ogbagbaa during a meeting.

Fear Grips Nigerians As Coronavirus Hits Africa

Nigerians have been struck by fear after an African country, Egypt recorded its first case of the novel coronavirus which began in Wuhan, China. According to a statement released by Egypt’s ministry of health, the patient, who is a foreigner initially did not show any symptoms of being ill but he is currently being hospitalized and kept in isolation.

Presidency Warns Against Inciting Protest Against Service Chiefs

The presidency says protest being incited against Nigerian service chiefs are sponsored by some persons who are benefitting from the Boko Haram insurgency in the country. This was made known in a statement by Garba Shehu, a presidential spokesman on Saturday.

Boko Haram Leader Threatens To Kill Ministers In New Video

The leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar has threatened to kill the minister of communications and digital economy, Isa Pantami in a newly released bid. The Boko Haram leader in the video released on Saturday also said that President Muhammadu Buhari was in a big problem.

Reno Omokri Blast President Buhari For Blaming Attacks On Leaders

Reno Omokri has taken to his Twitter page to call out President Muhammadu Buhari for blaming Borno elders over Boko Haram attack on Auno Community.