Good Morning, welcome to Information Nigeria’s Newspaper headlines for today, 27th February 2020.
Here are the major headlines.
Mohammed Adamu, the Inspector-General of Police, has disbanded satellite offices created under the Zonal Intervention Squad (ZIS) of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) nationwide.
Former lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani has commended the Inspector General of Police, Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu on the decision to disband the satellite offices of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) across the country.
Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa says his state is no longer safe for kidnappers while accenting a bill which prescribed death penalty for anyone caught in the act of kidnapping within the state.
The acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has insisted that the raging Coronavirus is caused by corruption. Recall that the EFCC boss had earlier said he believed that the virus was caused by corruption at an event some days ago.
Peter Obi, former governor of Anambra State, on Wednesday, asked Catholics to pray for the unemployed youth in the country. Obi, who was the vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) in the last election said the future of the unemployed youth is being jeopardized by “the situation in the land”.
Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker of the House of House of Representatives has lamented over the increasing cases of brutality and killing of civilians by police officers. The speaker expressed his fears in Abuja at a public hearing of the House Committee on Police Affairs, tagged “Repositioning the Nigerian Police for an Enhanced Service Delivery”.
The Director of Finance, Sokoto State Urban and Regional Planning Board, Ahmed Yahaya and two other staff of the Board have been charged to court by the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) for allegedly having sex in the office with a minor.
While the All Progressive Congress(APC) would still be battling with the harsh reality that it has lost Bayelsa state, the Apex court has slammed the party as well as lead counsel to its candidate, Chief Afe Babalola with a N30 million fine each for agreeing to apply for the review of Supreme court’s judgment on Bayelsa election.
The Supreme Court has rejected the applications by the All Progressives Congress and two others for a review of February 13, 2020 judgment on the Bayelsa State governorship election that resulted in the sacking of David Lyon.
Former Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson and incumbent Governor, Senator Douye Diri has reacted to the Supreme Court’s rejection of All Progressives Congress (APC) request to review its ruling on the 2019 Governorship election in Bayelsa State.