Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 23rd February 2020

Nigerian Newspaper headlines today
Nigerian Newspaper Headlines

If Obasanjo Were In Power, Insurgency Would Have Ended – Fani-Kayode

Former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode is of the opinion that if former President ”Olusegun Obasanjo had been in power today, Boko Haram would have been history.”

No King Has The Power To Suspend Me – Oluwo

The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi Telu II has once again boasted that he cannot be suspended from occupying his throne. Recall that after being suspended by the Osun State Traditional Council on Friday, the monarch called the bluff of the council, saying they don’t have the power to suspend him.

Set Up Agency To Rehabilitate Yahoo Boys – Reno Omokri

Reno Omokri, a staunch critic of President Muhammadu Buhari has described Boko Haram members as the main constituents of the President. The politician cum lifestyle expert made this statement in reaction to the decision of the Senate to establish a federal agency for repentant Boko Haram members.

I Didn’t Ask DSS To Arrest Man Over SIM Card – Hanan Buhari

Daughter of president Muhammadu Buhari, Hannah has vehemently denied asking the Department of State Services (DSS) to arrest and detain one Anthony Okolie for using her previously owned sim card.

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.

Count Me Out Of Protest At Odili’s Residence – Sylva Replies Wike

The minister of state for petroleum, Chief Timiepere Sylva has described as false the claim by Nyesom Wike, Rivers state governor, that himself and Adams Oshiomhole were behind the recent protest at the Abuja residence of Mary Odili over the Supreme Court ruling which sacked Chief David Lyon of the All Progressive Congress, APC, as the governor-elect of Bayelsa State.

SARS Operatives Allegedly Kills Football Player In Sagamu

In a viral video shared on the Internet, some SARS officials have allegedly killed a football player in Sagamu area of Ogun State. The community is presently on fire as a young footballer, identified as Tiamiyu Kazeem alias Kaka, was allegedly chased to his death by some SARS operatives.

No Going Back On Social Media Regulation – Lai 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.

President Buhari Will Not Resign – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari will not resign his position over the security challenges plaguing the country.

Rep Introduces Bill For Employment Of NYSC Candidates After Graduation

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 immediate after their National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme.