Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 20th February 2020

Nigerian Newspaper headlines today
Nigerian Newspaper Headlines

‘Sudanese Imposter Is The Buhari In Aso Rock’ – Nnamdi Kanu Insists

Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has reacted to the clash between National Security Adviser, Maj. Gen Babagana Monguno (rtd) and Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari. Kanu expressed that the clash is a confirmation that President Muhammadu Buhari is not in charge of his government but rather he is being impersonated in Aso Rock by a Sudanese Jibril.

‘Nigerians Feel Lawmakers Pocket A Lot Of Money For Doing Little’ – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigerians believe that the federal lawmakers go home with huge benefits for doing so little. He made this known during the launch of the Green Chamber magazine, a publication of the house of representatives, in Abuja on Wednesday where he was represented by Lai Mohammed,  minister of information.

Government Can’t Fight Corruption With Policies That Encourage Poverty – Falana

Foremost human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), says there’s no way corruption can be fully dealt with when there are policies and programmes which promote poverty.

Buhari Appoints New NDDC Acting Managing Director

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina has announced that President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the immediate replacement of Barrister Joi Nunieh with Prof. Kemebradikumo Daniel Pondei as Acting Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.

Lagos State Records First Case Of Lassa Fever At LASUTH

The Lagos state government says the state has recorded its first case of Lassa fever. In a statement released on Wednesday, the state Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, confirmed that a patient is currently in isolation at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital.

Buhari Has No Political Will To Stop B.Haram, Defend Yourselves – Reno Omokri

Popular lifestyle expert cum politician, Reno Omokri has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of lacking the political will to stop herdsmen attacks in the country.

Corruption Is The Cause Of Coronavirus – EFCC Boss, Magu

A new video is currently trending on social media capturing the unbelievable moment Ibrahim Magu, the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial and Crimes Commission (EFCC), said that he strongly believes that the deadly coronavirus must have been caused by corruption.

There Are No Looters In My Government – Uzodinma

Imo state governor, Hope Uzodinma has debunked rumors that his administration is filled with looters. Speaking in a statement by his spokesman, Tony Oguwike, he alleged that the allegations came from the former governor of the state, Emeka Ihedioha whom he said is still pained at how he was thrown out of the government house by the Supreme Court.

Two Medical Doctors Suspended Over Death Of patients

Two doctors have been suspended for “professional misconduct” and “infamous practice” that led to the death of two patients. Both doctors, Charles Ikeji and Terhemba Lan, will not be able to practice medicine from February 18 for six months. This decision was ruled by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, which regulates the practice and teaching of medicine and dentistry.

Fani-Kayode Reacts To Magu’s Statement On Coronavirus

Former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has expressed shock over the statement by Ibrahim Magu, the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) that deadly Coronavirus is caused by corruption. The anti-graft agency boss made this statement at the passing out parade of cadets from the agency on Tuesday 18th of February 2020.