Good Morning, welcome to Information Nigeria’s Newspaper headlines for today, 9th March 2020.
Here are the major headlines.
Former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has congratulated Ngozi Okonjo Iweala over her appointment as a member of South Africa’s Presidential Economic Advisory Council.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has revealed that there are 23 suspected cases of coronavirus in Edo, Lagos, Ogun, FCT and Kano states.
The Asset and Recovery panel set up by Bala Mohammed, Bauchi state governor, has found the two former governors of the state, Mallam Isa Yuguda, his successor, Mohammed Abubakar, and their associates, of looting the state treasury to the tune of over N1tr.
Chief of Army Staff, Buratai Tukur has assured Nigerians that the enemies of the country’s national peace and security would soon be defeated.
Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has been appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari to lead the presidential reform committee on power sector.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has cleared the air on the incident involving its patrol team and a road traffic offender who drove with a pregnant woman in Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital.
Governor Of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma has reportedly escaped death at Ohaji Egbema, Vanguard reports. Vanguard quoted a source as saying that, “the youths of Mmahu community, who upon sighting the Governor’s convoy, started shouting “Onye Oshi Vote, Onye Oshi Vote”, throwing bottles and weapons at the Bulletproof SUV of the Governor, which eventually damaged the Governor’s SUV”.
Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, says he has no plans of taking over from President Muhammadu Buhari. The governor spoke through Segun Dipe, his senior special assistant on public communications.
Reno Omokri, a staunch critic of President Muhammadu Buhari has queried why the identity of the coronavirus patient has been kept away from the public.
Former Governor, Peter Obi has celebrated the news that Ngozi Okonjo Iweala has been appointed on the team of South Africa’s Economy Recovery Team.