Good morning Nigeria, welcome to GoldenNewsNg roundup of top Newspaper Headlines. Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Sunday, 13TH September 2020.
Here are the Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines for Today.
NCDC Confirms 160 New COVID-19 cases in Nigeria
Nigerian Center for Disease Control has confirmed 160 New COVID-19 cases in Nigeria .
GoldenNewsNg reports that the NCDC on Friday evening, 12th September 2020, confirmed 160 New COVID-19 cases in Nigeria.
The new cases of COVID-19 infection were confirmed via a statement on the official Twitter handle of the health agency.
2. Gana Buried Alive His 12-Year-Old Daughter, Told Us To Continue Battle – Major
A member of a notorious terrorist group of late Terwase Akwaza AKA Gana, who identified himself as ‘Major’ has disclosed that their slained leader instructed them to continue the battle.
Major who gave his other name as Aondehemba spoke in Tiv language to The Nation in Keffi on Friday evening while he was heading to Abuja to console the wife of Gana. He revealed that the late miltant leader knew that he was going to die and handed ov
Harry Maguire will remain Manchester United captain, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed.
Harry Maguire , 27, was given a suspended prison sentence on the Greek island of Syros after being found guilty of aggravated assault, resisting arrest and repeated attempts of bribery.
He maintains his innocence and has appealed against the decision, which nullifies the conviction.
The Rivers State Command of the Nigerian Police Force on Saturday, arrested a most-wanted armed robber, cultist and kidnapper popularly known as Bobrisky of Gokana
GoldenNewsNg earlier reported that Bobrisky of Gokana has been apprehended by the police. Read Here
Following the above report this News Online platform gathered that Bobrisky is dead.
The arrested criminal died from wounds sustained during a fierce gun battle with the Police operatives before his arrest. Bobrisky, whose real name is Honest Digbara, was arrested on Saturday morning at Korokoro in the Tai Local Government Area of the state.
Before his arrest, Nyesom Wike, the governor of Rivers State, had earlier expressed worries about plans by the notorious cultist to unleash mayhem in the south-south state.
The Rivers State Governor had alleged that Bobrisky planned to cause security breaches in the state and placed a N30 million bounty on his head, for any member of the public who can provide useful information that will lead to the arrest of the criminal.
See Video of How wanted cultist Bobrisky was arrested Here
5. Why NLC Will Not Protest Against Petrol, Electricity Hike – Wabba
Ayuba Wabba, President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has said labour would not protest the recent increment in prices of various essential commodities, including fuel and electricity yet. Recall that the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) announced that the pump price of premium motor spirit (petrol) has been increased to N151, 60 per litre from N145 with effect from Sept 2.
6. What I Want From Nigerian Government – Nnamdi Kanu
The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has revealed the only thing he wants from the Nigerian government led by President Muhammadu Buhari.
GoldenNewsNg reports that Kanu, who is the director of Radio Biafra is agitation for the Republic of Biafra. His group, the IPOB which is also seeking to break away from Nigeria had since been proscribed by the Federal Government.
in a tweet on the micro-blogging site, Twitter, yesterday, Kanu quoted a report with the headline: “Senate begins constitutional amendment, calls for memoranda” published by a Nigerian online news platform and stressed that the only thing he wants from the Nigerian government is a “referendum on Biafra“.
7. Tinubu Speaks On What Nigerians Must Do To Be Great
Former Lagos State Governor and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has stated that Nigerians must dwell in unity, if the country must become great.
Tinube stated this on Saturday, when he paid a condolence visit to Senator Aliyu Wamakko, on the death of his daughter, Sadiya Aliyu.
The Muhammadu Buhari-led government has shifted its meeting with the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) to Tuesday.
In a message on Saturday, Deputy Director, Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, Charles Akpan, announced the new date.
Paul Enenche, the Senior Pastor of Dunamis International Christian Centre, has reacted to the ongoing disagreement between Bishop Oyedepo and Daddy Freeze,
Paul Enenche described popular On-Air Presenter, Daddy Freeze as a mad dog for insulting Bishop Oyedepo
He stated this while reacting to a trending video where the OAP described Bishop David Oyedepo of Living Faith Church as a “baldheaded fowl.”
Reacting in a statement, Enenche said Daddy Freeze is a mad dog who is suffering from bipolar disease.
10. Finally, Daddy Freeze Apologises To Bishop Oyedepo
Popular OAP, Ifedayo Olarinde also known as Daddy Freeze, has apologised to Bishop David Oyedepo, the founder of Living Faith Church aka Winners Chapel.
GoldenNewsNg recalls that Daddy Freeze had come under fire from several reputable clerics, including Senior Pastor, Dunamis International Gospel Centre, Dr Paul Enenche; the founder of Salvation Ministries, Pastor David Ibiyeomie, and several others for verbally attacking Oyedepo.
11. Former Adamawa Governor Dumps PDP, Joins APC
James Ngilari, a former Governor of Adamawa State, has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and joined the All Progressives Congress (APC).
This was made known on Saturday by the APC chairman in the state, Ibrahim Bilal.
12.Ondo People Ignore Rains To Welcome APC’s Akeredolu Campaign Team
The people of Ondo East Local Government Area on Saturday, 12th September, defied the rains to welcome Governor Rotimi Akeredolu who was in the area for his 2nd term re-election campaign.
The Governor and his campaign train were warmly received by the people. Akeredolu on his part, promised them more transformation of rural communities.
Crisis on Saturday afternoon hit the Niger State Chapter of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) as two factions clashed disrupting the State Congress.
The Congress was scheduled to hold today (Saturday) 12th of September but was marred following the emergence of vehicles from a leader of the Party in the State to whisk electoral Officers away.
The Congress which was married with violence had thugs suspected to be loyal to the two top contenders for the office of the Chairman engaged each other in a free for all fight.
14. BBNaija: Erica Ignores Kiddwaya’s Father, Terry Waya
Disqualified Big Brother Naija housemate, Erica, has ignored Kiddwaya’s father, Terry Waya.
GoldenNewsNg reports that Kiddwaya’s father , Terry Waya stated that Erica has not picked his calls after her disqualification from the BBNaija Lockdown House, adding that the reality star is also yet to reply the SMS he sent to her.
Top Ranks Nigeria Police Officers has been deployed to Edo state for the purpose of the Edo Election coming up on the 19th September, 2020.
As the people of Edo State gear up for the governorship elections, Government and security agencies are putting things in place to ensure free and fair Edo Election.
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has deployed top police officers for the Edo State governorship election on September 19.
Those deployed include the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Adeleye Olusola Oyabade; an Assistant Inspector General of police, Karma Hosea Hassan, and eight other commissioners of police.
16. Edo Election: If Elected, Nobody Will Have To Leave Edo State For Treatment – AMP Candidate
The candidate of the Allied Peoples’ Movement (APM) in the Edo State governorship elections, Igbineweka Osamuede, has promised to revamp the healthcare system in the state if he is elected governor.
At a governorship debate hosted by Channels Television in Edo State on Friday, Osamuede said under his administration, he would ensure that residents don’t have to leave the state for their healthcare needs.
“With my government, the problems in healthcare will be a thing of the past. I don’t think anybody will leave Edo State to go outside the country for any treatment,” he said.
That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on GoldenNewsNg.com See you again tomorrow.