Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 27th February 2020

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Good Morning, welcome to Information Nigeria’s Newspaper headlines for today, 27th February 2020.

Here are the major headlines.

Tiamiyu Kazeem – IGP Scraps All SARS Satellites

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.

Disbandment Of SARS – Shehu Sani Commends IGP

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.

Nassarawa Governor Signs Death Penalty Bill For Kidnappers

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.

Coronavirus Caused By Corruption – Magu Insists

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.

We Need To Pray For Unemployed Nigerians – Peter Obi 

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”.

Police Brutality – We Must Fix The Nigeria Police Force – Gbajabiamiala

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”.

Sokoto State Director Of Finance Charged With Having Sex With A Minor

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.

Supreme Court Fines APC, David Lyon N60M

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.

Supreme Court Dismisses APC’s Request To Review Decision On Bayelsa

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.

Dickson, Diri Sing Worship Songs To Celebrate Supreme Court Ruling

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.

 

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