Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 22nd February 2020

Nigerian Newspaper headlines today
Nigerian Newspaper Headlines

No Going Back On Social Media Regulation – Lia Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has stated that the federal government will be moving on with its plan to regulate social media. Lai Mohammed who disclosed this, weeks after he denied the existence of a bill for regulating social media in an interview with an international news platform, said they have already contacted two major platforms; Facebook and Google.

God Is Using Insurgency To Punish Nigerians For Their Sins – Sultan Of Sokoto

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar lll, has described the situation faced currently in the Northern part of Nigeria as a punishment from God to the country for their misdeeds.

Rep Releases Bill For Automatic Employment For NYSC Candidates

Eta Mbora, who represents Calabar Municipal/Odukpani federal constituency of Cross River State in the lower chambers of the National Assembly has raised a bill seeking to provide automatic employment for graduates immediately after their National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme.

Fani-Kayode Hails Zulum, Matawelle On Fight Against Insurgency

Former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has hailed the Governors of Borno and Zamafara States, Babagana Zulum and Bello Matawalle for their efforts in the fight against insurgency in the country.

FG Releases N386M For Coronavirus Prevention

Mr Abdulaziz Mashi, a permanent secretary at the federal ministry of health has disclosed that the federal government of Nigeria has released the sum of N386 million to two health agencies to strengthen against the deadly Coronavirus (COVID19) preparedness in Nigeria.

I Have No Intention In Joining Coronavirus Infected APC – Fayose

Former governor of Ekiti state, Peter Ayodele Fayose has stated that he has no intention of joining the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) which he describes as ‘Coronavirus infected.’

Court Ask DSS To Probe Bayelsa Deputy Governor Over Certificate Forgery

The All Progressive Congress(APC) has launched a counter-attack on the newly sworn-in deputy governor of Bayelsa state, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo as it has secured a Court injunction asking the Department of State Services (DSS) to investigate Ewhrudjakpo for alleged certificate forgery.

I Didn’t Forge My Certificate – Sacked-Bayelsa Governor Elect

The sacked deputy governor-elect of Bayelsa state, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo has called a press conference where he stated that he is currently traumatized over the sack of his principal, David Lyon as well as himself over certificate forgery.

You Are Not Qualified To Join Us – APC Tells Fayose

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has warned the former governor of the state, Ayodele Fayose, against joining them from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Recall that Fayose had reportedly expressed that he would defect to the APC if his ordained PDP state chairmanship aspirant failed in his bid for the job.

Odili: PDP Restates Call For Oshiomhole’s Arrest

The Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) has further called for the arrest of Adams Oshiomhole, the national chairman of the All Progressive Congress(APC) following the protest at the residence of Mary Odili, one of the Supreme Court judge that sacked David Lyon as governor of Bayelsa State.



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