Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 5th March 2020

Good Morning, welcome to Information Nigeria’s Newspaper headlines for today, 5th March 2020.

Here are the major headlines.

WANTED: US Places $7m Bounty On Boko Haram Leader, Shekau

The US Department of State has announced a $7 million reward to anyone that can provide credible information that will lead to the arrest of Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau. The Department made this known in a tweet posted by their official Twitter account.

Court Suspends Oshiomhole As APC National Chairman

A federal high court sitting in Abuja has suspended Adams Oshiomhole as the national chairman of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Daily Trust reports.

Deji Adeyanju Mocks Oshiomhole Over Suspension

Popular human rights activist, Deji Adeyanju has taken to his Twitter handle to mock the suspended National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole.

APC To PDP – Diri Is An Illegitimate Governor

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa says the state governor, Douye Diri, may have been declared winner by the supreme court, but the people consider him as illegitimate. This was made known in a statement by Doifie Buokoribo, spokesman of APC in the state on Wednesday.

Supreme Court Verdict: An Endorsement Of Electoral Fraud – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the Supreme Court ruling on its application for a review on the judgement that sacked Emeka Ihedioha as governor as an endorsement of electoral fraud. This was contained in a long statement released via the official Twitter handle of the party.

Oshiomhole: PDP Felt They Could Impose Ihedioha On Imo

The national chairman of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole has reacted to the Supreme Court dismissal  of the application of Emeka Ihedioha, former governor of Imo state, seeking a review of the judgement which sacked him by describing the judgement as ‘refreshing.’

Nigeria Has Attained Food Security Since Border Closure – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that the country has attained food security following the closure of land borders across the country. This was part of his remarks while meeting with Bashir Mamman Ifo, the outgoing president of the ECOWAS Bank for investment and development (EBID) and George Nana Donkor, his successor.

Shehu San Kicks Against Bill To Ban Public Protest In Nigeria

Former lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani has taken to his Twitter handle to kick against a proposed bill seeking to ban public process. The former lawmaker from Kaduna pointed out that any bill aiming to ban public protest or procession is a manual for tyranny and a clear declaration of war against the rights and liberties of the people guaranteed by the constitution.

Buhari Not Responsible For Nigeria Being Africa’s Largest Economy – Omokri Tells APC

Reno Omokri has warned the All Progressives Congress (APC) to desist from heralding President Muhammadu Buhari as the brain responsible for Nigeria’s re-emergence as Africa’s largest economy.

Fani-Kayode Raises Questions About Coronavirus In Nigeria

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has expressed that something is unclear about the Italian citizen who tested positive of Coronavirus.