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Nigerian Newspapers: Top 10 Headlines Mon, Sept 28th, 2020


1. Borno: Zulum’s Convoy Attacked Again By Boko Haram

Members of the Boko Haram insurgent group have, again, attacked the convoy of the Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, barely 48 hours after the last attack on the governor’s convoy.

Zulum’s convoy was attacked along the Cross Kauwa-Baga road, Borno State. .

2. Nigeria Prepares To Reopen Border Almost A Year After Closure

Nigeria is planning to reopen its land border to allow neighbouring countries to transport their goods into the country by road. The border has been under closure for almost a year after President Muhammadu Buhari accused neighbouring countries of doing little to prevent smuggling of goods.

According to Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, the border will be reopened soon as Nigeria is discussing with its neighbouring countries on how business activities can resume at the land border without smuggling which President Buhari said has affected Nigeria’s economy. .

3. Fuel Price Hike: Lai Mohammed Reveals When Fuel Price Will Reduce

Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture has revealed when the price of Petroleum products will reduce.

Mohammed who made this revelation during an audience participatory programme of the language station of Radio Nigeria, Lagos operations, Bond FM 92.9 in Ikeja said that the price of petroleum products will reduce when the refinery of Nigeria’s billionaire, Aliko Dangote, and other modular refineries come on stream. .

4. BBNaija 2020 Finale: Laycon Makes History As He Wins Lockdown Edition

26-year-old rapper Lekan “Laycon” Agbeleshe has become the first Yoruba housemate to emerge a winner in the Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) reality show.

NGstudents earlier reported that Laycon, Dorathy, Nengi, Vee, and Neo all made it to the top five, making their fates lie in the hands of the viewers. .

5. NLC Strike: Labour Vows To Sanction Private Sector Workers Who Shun Strike

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Rivers State has vowed to punish any private sector worker that refuses to join in the planned industrial action scheduled for Monday in protest against the recent hike in fuel price and electricity tariff.

Making this disclosure, the Chairman, Organised Private Sector Union Forum (OPSUF), Temple Morford, said that the union would set up a monitoring committee to ensure compliance in the state. .

6. Fuel Price Hike: Gbajabiamila Meets Osinbajo, Says Strike Action Will Be Averted

Femi Gbajabiamila, the speaker of the House of Representative has said that he is hopeful that the planned strike action of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) will be averted after his meeting with the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Boss Mustapha the Secretary-General of the Federation.

Making this disclosure on his social media page, Gbajabiamila revealed that he had a fruitful discussion with the Vice-President and the SGF. .

7. APC Is Not A Progressive Party, Declares Buhari (Video)

The senator representing Oyo North senatorial district in the Nigerian Senate, Abdulfatai Buhari, has asserted that his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) is “not a progressive party”.

AllNews understands that the APC was founded in 2013 on progressive and democratic ideals – according to their founding members. .

8. UFC 253: Israel Adesanya Retains Unbeaten Status, Knocks Out Paulo Costa

UFC 253 kicks off its second run on UFC fight island with one of the biggest events of the year, as middleweight champion Israel Adesanya looks to defend his title against the fellow undefeated knockout artist and number 2 ranked contender, Paulo Costa.

Adesanya (19-0, fighting out of Auckland, New Zealand) has quickly become one of the top superstars in the UFC since joining the promotion in 2018. .

9. Why NURTW Cannot Be Banned In Lagos – Obafemi Hamzat

The Lagos State Government explains why the call for the ban of the popular ‘agbero’ under the aegis of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) cannot be feasible.

In a chat with journalists, the Deputy Governor of the state, Obafemi Hamzat, stated reasons why the members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) cannot be taken off the roads. .

10. ‘Subsidy Is A Fraud’ – TUC President

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) has said that it would go ahead with its planned strike, describing subsidy as a “fraud”.

This was posited by the President of the union, Quadri Olaleye, on Saturday, stating that the strike was the only other option to express their displeasure over the recent hike in fuel prices and electricity tariffs in Nigeria. .


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