Top 10 Nigerian Newspapers Headlines For Tuesday, September 8th, 2020
Top Nigerian NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES; Welcome to the Gistlover roundup of the top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines for today Thursday, September 3rd, 2020
1. Ondo Decides 2020: Mimiko Using Agboola to Revive His Dead Political Career – Akeredolu
The executive governor of Ondo State Rotimi Akeredolu has alleged that Olusegun Mimiko, his predecessor is trying to use his estranged deputy Governor Ajayi Agboola to revive his ‘dead’ political career.
Making this claim during an interview session on Arise TV, Akeredolu said both Mimiko and Agboola have traits of a betrayer.
2. 2023 Elections: Atiku to Team Up With Buhari against Tinubu – CAGG
The National Coordinator of Concerned Advocates for Good Governance, Olusegun Bamgbose has alleged that Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party at the 2019 election may team up with President Muhammadu Buhari against Bola Tinubu for the 2023 presidential election race.
Making this claim in a statement on Monday, Bamgbose who said that Atiku Abubakar is firmly in the race for the presidential seat in 2023 also said that political stakeholders in the country are not taking anything for granted.
3. N-Power: Why Some Beneficiaries Are Yet To Get Stipends – Buhari’s Minister
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development of Nigeria, Sadiya Farouq has disclosed that the reason some N-Power beneficiaries are yet to get their pay is because “the office of the Accountant-General is the last authority responsible for the release of their stipends”.
In a video posted on Monday by Nneka Ikem, the Special Assistant, Media and Publicity to the Humanitarian Affairs Minister of Nigeria on her known Twitter handle, Zamfara-born Farouq while speaking to pressmen gave hint beneficiaries with outstanding payments will be settled soon. Read more here.
4. Fuel Price Hike: Government Not Insensitive To the People’s Condition- Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his administration is not insensitive to the people’s condition and the very difficult economic situation currently rocking the country.
Buhari who spoke through his Vice, Yemi Osinbajo on Monday at the start of the first-year Ministerial performance review retreat holding in Abuja, said that his administration was not going to inflict hardship on Nigerians.
5. Panic in Ondo As Thugs Lay Siege to State Assembly Complex
Unidentified thugs numbering over 100 reportedly laid siege at the Ondo State House of Assembly complex.
It was gathered that the thugs whose presence is currently causing panic in the area were there with respect to the conflict in the State House of Assembly. Read more here.
6. Six People Reported Dead In Adamawa Crash
Six people have been reported dead following a road crash involving a Toyota Starlet cab and a Toyota Corolla car, Sunday afternoon, along the Yola-Mubi Road, Adamawa State.
Sources said it occurred on a section of the busy highway between the university town of Girei and neigbouring Jabbi-Lamba. Read more here.
7. Erica: Nigerian Football Star Sends Love to Disqualified BBNaija 2020 Housemate
Super Falcons of Nigeria and Shanghai Shengli of China forward, Francisca Ordega has paid tribute to Big Brother Naija (BBNaija’s) Ngozi “Erica” Nlewedim, who was disqualified from the reality show on Sunday.
8. Scores Injured As Hoodlums Attack Lagos Monarch
Suspected hoodlums and land grabbers on Sunday invaded Isiu palace in Ikorodu, Lagos State, in a failed abduction of the newly installed monarch following sporadic gunshots at the premises.
The monarch, Okukayode Raji was given the staff of office by Lagos State Commissioner for Special Duties, Wale Ahmed, on August 24, 2020.
9. Knife Attacker In Birmingham Arrested, Charged With Murder
The identity of the infamous knifeman in Birmingham has been revealed by the police after he went on a stabbing rampage in the city on Sunday.
The 27-year-old unnamed man was caught three miles away from the scene of the crime after his attacks were captured in CCTV footage in four parts of Birmingham.
10. Why We Sacked Oshiomhole-Led NWC – APC
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has revealed why it sacked its Adams Oshiomhole-led National Working Committee (NWC).
Making this revelation in a counter-affidavit filed before the Federal High Court Abuja, in opposition to the suit filed by a Youth leader of the party challenging the removal of the Oshiomhole led NWC, the party said its decision was taken to end the internal crisis in the party.
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