Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines

Good morning Nigeria, welcome to GoldenNewsNg  roundup of top Newspaper HeadlinesNigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Saturday, 12th September 2020.

Here are the  Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines for Today.

  1. Coronavirus: NCDC Confirms 188 New cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has reported one hundred and eighty-eight confirmed new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria.

Nigerian Center for Disease  Control  has confirmed 188 New COVID-19 cases in Nigeria.

GoldenNewsNg  reports that the NCDC on Friday evening, 11th September 2020, confirmed 188 New cases of coronavirus disease infection in Nigeria.

The health agency confirmed the development on its official Twitter account on Friday night, September 11, 2020. This brings the overall cases of the dreaded disease in Nigeria to 56,017. So far, 43,998 persons have been discharged from the novel virus while 1,076 were reported dead of the virus.

2.  Buhari Appoints Malami To Serve On Presidential Power Initiative Committee

Buhari Appoints Malami To Serve On Presidential Power Initiative Committee

President Buhari  has appointed the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami SAN, as a member of the Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) for Presidential Power Initiate.

This was contained in a statement on Friday by the AGF’s Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations, Dr Umar Jibrilu Gwandu.

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday inaugurated the Special Purpose Vehicle for Presidential Power Initiate to assist the government in improving the delivery of power in Nigeria.

GoldenNewsNg reports that the committee includes the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN), the Minister of Finance, Budget, and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed; Minister of Power, Saleh Mamman; and Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola.

3. Nigerian Army Portal Opens For Fresh Recruitment (See Details And How To Apply)

Nigerian Army portal is open For Fresh 2020 Recruitment  

The NA has commenced a fresh recruitment process for interested and qualified Nigerians.

GoldenNewsNg reports that this was made known on Friday, 11th September, 2020, by the Nigerian Army Headquarters, the recruitment is for the 80 Regular Recruits Intake.

The Nigerian Army recruitment process is online and registration commences on Monday, 14th September 2020.

“The online registration for 80 Regular Recruits Intake NA for both Trades/Non Tradesmen and Women will commence on 14 September 2020.” the Army statement noted.

4. Some Opinion Leaders Are Contributing To Public Misunderstanding Of Government Policies – Osinbajo

The Vice President of Nigeria, Prof Yemi Osinbajo has lamented that some public commentators are making wrong assertions about government policies and contributing to public misunderstanding.

This the Vice President noted on Friday, while also calling on academics to be more engaged in shaping public opinion.

5. DSS Invites Obadiah Mailafia Again For Further Interrogation

The former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Obadiah Mailafia has been invited by the Department of State Security for further interrogation. Recall that DSS had invited Obadiah two times before over his comments during a radio interview on Nigeria Info a few months ago where he alleged that the leader of terrorist sect, Boko Haram, was a Northern governor.

6. Edo Election: Edo Lawmakers Ask Bank To Disregard N1.5bn Loan Request By Obaseki

The Edo State House of Assembly has asked Access Bank to disregard the N1.5 billion loan requested by Edo state Governor Godwin Obaseki.

This was contained in a letter dated September 2, addressed to the bank’s Managing Director (MD) by the 17 members of the assembly.

7. Edo: ‘Tinubu Is My Godfather’ – Desmond Elliot Blast Obaseki

The lawmaker representing Surulere Constituency in the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon Desmond Elliot, has declared that the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu is his godfather. The lawmaker while reacting to the “Edo no be Lagos” campaign by Governor Obaseki, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Edo state at a rally in Benin, noted that he is a product of godfatherism.

7. There Will Be Consequences For Increasing Fuel, Power Costs – Kwankwaso Warns Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has been warned by former Governor of Kano State, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso that Hunger, Insecurity and Unemployment will increase as a result of the increase in Fuel and Power costs. The former Governor stated this during an interview with BBC Hausa on Friday.

8. National Assembly Postpones Resumption, Reveals New Date

It has been revealed that members of 9th National Assembly will not resume to the parliament again as earlier scheduled but until 29th of September, 2020.

Report has it that  management of the federal parliament postponed its resumption from September 15th to the newly scheduled date.

8. Why Buhari Ordered CBN To Ban Forex For Food And Fertilizer Import – Presidency

The presidency has defended the action of President Muhammadu Buhari who banned the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) from making foreign exchange available for the import of fertilizer and food. Presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu explained on Friday that Buhari took the action in the best interest of the country.

9. GTBank MD Segun Agbaje In Trouble Over ‘Multi-Million Fraud’

GTBank MD Segun Agbaje is in trouble  over ‘multi-million fraud.

GoldenNewsNg  reports that Police Special Fraud Unit (PSFU), is investigating Guaranty Trust Bank Plc (GTBank) and its Managing Director, Segun Agbaje, over alleged $667,000 fraudulent transactions involving the bank.

10. CAF League Games To Be Played In October

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has picked a new date to kick start the remaining matches in Africa’s two continental club competitions. Naija News Understands that the club competitions were pushed back again after already being postponed twice over coronavirus concerns.


11. BBNaija: Biggie Fines Ozo, Nengi Again

Big Brother Naija on Friday issued Nengi and Ozo a fine in the Lockdown edition of the show. Nengi and Ozo were fined for microphone infringements!

12. Chibok students sit exams for first time since abduction

Students in the Nigerian town of Chibok have been taking secondary school exams there for the first time since more than 200 girls were abducted by Boko Haram in 2014.

Goldennewsng gathered that Parents and staff in Chibok  were happy that their children could take their exams closer to home.

13. BBNaija: What I’ll Do If Evicted On Sunday – Dorathy

One of the famous  Big Brother Naija housemates, Dorathy, has revealed that she would receive it in good fate if she gets evicted from the reality show this week.

Dorathy, Kiddwaya, Prince and Ozo are the housemates up for possible eviction this week.

This is the first time Dorathy has been nominated for eviction.

Asked how she is holding up for the possible eviction on Sunday, Dorathy told Ozo that she will “receive it with her full chest.”

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