Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 24th February 2020

Good Morning, welcome to Information Nigeria’s Newspaper headlines for today, 24th February 2020.

Here are the major headlines.

Community Policing is Fraud, Total Distraction – Ekweremadu

Member representing Enugu west senatorial district in the National Assembly, Ike Ekweremadu has described community policing as a fraud and total distraction.

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Border Closure: Customs To Close Stores Selling Foreign Rice

The Nigerian Customs Service(NCS) has issued a warning to shops still selling foreign rice despite the closure of land borders across the country. According to Ahmed Nasir, customs area comptroller in charge of Kano/Jigawa, who made this known via a letter with reference number NCS/KAN/053/S.28 and dated February 17, 2020,  he said the aim of the border closure is to put an end to smuggling activities across the country.

SERAP Sues Reps On Plans To Spend N5bn On Exotic Cars

SERAP and 192 concerned Nigerians have sued Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, over plans to splash an estimated N5.04 billion to buy 400 Toyota Camry cars for principal officers and members.

Demand Money From Government Instead Of Begging – Emir Sanusi

Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has advised beggars to look at begging from the government in they must beg and leave their relatives and individuals out of it, NAN reports.

Fighting Coronavirus May Cause FG N2bn – Chrisland University VC

The Vice-Chancellor of Chrisland University and a leading pharmacist, Prof. Peace Chinedu-Babalola has urged the federal government to take precautionary measures to steer coronavirus away from Nigeria.

North Ranks Highest In Poverty, Illiteracy – FG

The northern part of Nigeria has been ranked the highest region in poverty and illiteracy level, according to a new survey that was released by the federal government.

‘FBI Charged Me Illegally’ – Invictus Obinwanne Okeke

CEO of Invictus Group and Forbes-celebrated Nigerian man, Obinwanne Okeke, who is facing two counts of $11m computer and wire fraud in the U.S, has filed a preliminary objection to the charges.

I Live In Fear Every Day – Peter Obi

Peter Obi, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Vice-presidential candidate during the last general poll has stated that he constantly lives in fear over the insecurity in the country.

Why Buhari Won’t Endorse Tinubu’s 2023 Presidential Move – Yarima

Senator Ahmed Sani Yarima, former governor of Zamfara State and the two-term senator has explained why President Buhari will not endorse the APC National Leader, Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s presidential ambition.

It Is Madness For Political Office Holders To Move In Large Convoys – Peter Obi

Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) vice presidential candidate during the last election, Peter Obi has stated that it is ‘madness’ for political office holders to move about in large convoys. Obi who was a former governor of Anambra state made this known during his address at the 8th Veritas University convocation in Abuja on Saturday

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