Good Morning, welcome to Information Nigeria’s Newspaper headlines for today, 16th March 2020.
Here are the major headlines.
Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the Federation (AGF), says he is not involved in the dethronement and detention of Muhammadu Sanusi. Sanusi was dethroned as emir of Kano on Monday and banished to Awe in Nasarawa state but a federal high court in Abuja ordered his freedom.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has confirmed that there is a new suspected case of Coronavirus in Enugu state. According to a tweet on the official Twitter handle of the agency, the patient has been isolated with test result expected to be out on Monday.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi, Sunday, visited Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, days after he received a letter from the monarch, over the lingering traditional rulers’ issues.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has come out to clarify that Sunday’s explosion which occurred at Abule Ado, Trade fair axis of Lagos State was not caused by a disruption of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) oil pipeline.
Reno Omokri has launched another stinging attack on former Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi. Reno has launched serious attacks on the personality of the former Central Bank of Nigeria Governor since his removal as the Emir of Kano.
Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, the Kaduna state governor has opened up on why he couldn’t desert the deposed Emir of Kano state, Sanusi Lamido during his troubles.
The Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC) has announced that overloaded school buses plying major roads would now be arrested. According to Dr Boboye Oyeyemi who made the announcement in a statement on Saturday, the move is expected to reduce crashes involving vehicles conveying school children.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has announced that it has changed its recruitment portal to www.Immigrationrecruitment.org.ng. The Service Public Relations Officer (SPRO) Mr. Sunday James disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Abuja.
Muhammad Sanusi II, who was recently dethroned as emir of Kano, says if he wanted to, he would have challenged the dethronement in court because the process was not properly done. The former emir was dethroned on Monday by the Kano state government led by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje.
Popular human rights activist, Deji Adeyanju has taken to his Twitter handle to commend the Muhammadu Buhari led Government for efforts made to curb Coronavirus.