Nigerian Newspapers: Top 10 Headlines Sat, Sept 5th, 2020
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1. BBOG’s Aisha Yesufu Calls El-Rufai Monster, Withdraw Presidential Support
Bring Back Our Girls campaigner, Aisha Yesufu described the Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai as a monster. Yesufu made the comment while responding to a tweet on Twitter that questioned her desire to see El-Rufai become President of Nigeria.
A Twitter user had screenshot a tweet of Yesufu in 2016, which she tweeted in support of El-Rufai becoming Nigeria’s President. While addressing the circumstances that led to the tweet, Yesufu revealed that she was fond of El-Rufai, and even almost joined his governorship campaign. .
2. COVID-19: Russia Delivers Vaccine Samples To Nigeria
Russia ambassador to Nigeria Alexey Shebarshin has on Friday delivered samples of Russia COVID-19 vaccines to the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire.
Making this disclosure in a statement, the Ministry of Health Media and Public Relations Director, Olujimi Oyetomi.disclosed that the vaccine was delivered during the Russian ambassador’s visit to the ministry in Abuja on Friday. .
3. Toyin Abraham Shares Stunning Photos Ahead 40th Birthday
In preparation for her 40th birthday on Saturday, September 5, Nollywood screen diva Toyin Abraham has flooded her social media page with stunning photos.
This is the first birthday Abraham is celebrating since she became a mother in August 2019. .
4. Mike Bamiloye: People Who Dress Seductively To Church Are Hired Assassins
The founder of Mount Zion Drama Ministry, Mike Bamiloye says people who dress “to kill” and dance to “slay” in the church are hired assassins.
Bamiloye, known for dishing his opinions on societal ills, said this in a recent point on social media. .
5. Edo Decides 2020: APC Accuses Obaseki Of Obtaining N1.5bn Loan To Buy Votes
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state has accused the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Governor Godwin Obaseki of obtaining approval from a faction of the State Assembly to borrow the sum of N1.5bn from commercial banks to buy votes at the state’s governorship election.
Making this allegation in a statement, the Chairman, Media Sub-Committee of the APC campaign council, John Mayaki who said that Governor Obaseki had depleted the state’s treasury with his constant illegal withdrawals also accused the governor of paying the sum of N15bn to get the party’s Governorship ticket. .
6. Police Recruitment: Benue Candidates Call For Help As Applicants Are Reportedly Chased Out Of Screening Centre (VIDEO)
Benue candidates of the ongoing police online recruitment registration are calling for help as they are been chased our of the physical screening at Ogadgbo local government area of the state.
According to reports, the police authority vowed not to screen candidates from the local govt foir reasons yet unknown. .
7. Resident Doctors To Begin Indefinite Strike On September 7
The President of the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors Aliyu Sokomba has announced that the association will begin another nationwide strike from Monday, September 7, 2020.
Making this announcement in a statement the association said it will commence its nationwide strike as the Federal Government did not meet its 21 days ultimatum that elapsed on August 17. .
8. N-Power Batch C: ‘We’re In The Process Of Selecting Qualified Beneficiaries Coming Into The Programme’ – Nigerian Minister
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development of Nigeria, Sadiya Farouq on Thursday asserted that the present administration ‘is in the process of selecting Batch C N-Power beneficiaries’.
9. BBNaija 2020: Why I Exposed Praise’s Wife’s Age- Brighto
Some weeks ago, evicted BBNaija housemate Brighto got tongues wagging after he declared that Praise’s fiancée was over 60.
29-year-old Brighto while conversing with fellow housemate Kiddwaya claimed to know Praise’s weak point and promised to tackle him, whenever an issue comes up. .
10. BBNaija 2020: Stop Promoting Poverty Mentality, Says Dele Momodu As He Campaigns For Kiddwaya
Dele Momodu, a media personality and publisher of Ovation Magazine, has asked viewers of the BBNaija reality show to stop promoting poverty mentality with their votes.
Momodu in a tweet on Friday morning said the reality show is about entertainment and branding opportunities for housemates. .
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