Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 18th June 2020


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Obaseki Breaks Silence Hours After Oshiomhole’s Suspension

Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki has broken his silence few hours after the appeal court upheld the judgment of a high court suspending Adams Oshiomhole as the national chairman of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC). Obaseki who had earlier announced his resignation from the APC after meeting with Ibrahim Gambari, chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday says he is yet to join any political party.

Hushpuppi: ‘Company You Keep Is Not A Reflection Of Who You Are’, Melaye Replies Critics

Former member representing Kogi west senatorial district, Dino Melaye has responded to critics who criticised him for keeping the company of popular social media big boy, Ray Hushpuppi who was recently arrested in Dubai over cyber fraud.

The controversial ex-lawmaker while speaking via his official Twitter handle responded by saying the company one keeps is not always a reflection of who they are.

IGP Adamu Arrives Katsina Over killings

The Inspector-General of Police, Muhammad Adamu, arrived Katsina on Wednesday following bandit attacks that have led to several deaths and loss of properties.

The IGP is to coordinate activities which will ultimately reduce the attacks by the bandits following a presidential order to that effect.

Veteran Radio Presenter, Dan Foster, Dies Of COVID-19

Popular radio presenter, Dan Foster has died, according to his colleagues via social media on Wednesday afternoon. The media personality reportedly died from complications from the novel coronavirus(COVID-19).

‘All These Are Strange’,  Fani-Kayode Reacts To Happenings In APC

Former Nigerian minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has described as strange recent happenings in the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Fani-Kayode, a former minister of aviation said this while reacting to the exit of Godwin Obaseki, Edo state governor from the party following his disqualification to from the primary election in the state. Also the appointment of Abiola Ajimobi as acting National chairman of the APC, following a decision of the court of appeal to uphold the suspension of Adams Oshiomhole.

Oshiomhole’s Suspension: Ajimobi Begs APC Members To Maintain Peace

Abiola Ajimobi, acting chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has called for peace until the way forward is determined.
Meanwhile, there have been reports that Ajimobi, a former governor of Oyo state is critically ill from COVID-19 complications.

However, Ajimobi was announced as the APC acting national chairman on Tuesday after the court of appeal upheld the suspension of Oshiomhole.