Welcome to the GoldenNewsNg roundup of the Top 10 Nigerian Newspaper Headlines for today Monday, September 14th, 2020.
Here are the Top 10 Nigerian Newspaper Headlines for Today.
Katsina State Govt Announces Decision On Reopening Of UniversitiesThe Katsina State Govt has Announced Decision On Reopening Of Universities, Other Tertiary Institutions in the state
Katsina State government has declared that Reopening Of Universities and tertiary institutions in the state will not be allowed so as not to further spread the coronavirus disease.
This was made known by the State Commissioner for Information, Abdulakarim Sirika, while briefing newsmen on the latest developments on the war against COVID-19. Read More Here
N-Power July Stipend: ‘Pay Batch B’ – Beneficiaries Lunge At Nigerian Minister
The Beneficiaries of the Nigerian Government’s N-Power scheme are swooping on Sadiya Farouq, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development of Nigeria, as some of them still have outstanding stipends.
Farouq had disclosed recently that the reason some N-Power beneficiaries are yet to get their pay is that “the office of the Accountant-General is the last authority responsible for the release of their stipends. Read More Here
3. Obaseki and Ize-Iyamu Debate As Edo Election Draws Near
It’s less than a week to the Edo State Governorship election and candidates have been pitching their manifestos to voters.
On Friday, five of the candidates participated in a debate organised by Channels Television, making a variety of promises if elected.
Godwin Obaseki, will stand shoulder-to-shoulder with main challenger, candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, in another debate organised by Channels Television.
Both candidates, Obaseki and Ize-Iyamu, contested in the 2016 version of the election with the former coming out tops. Read Full details of the debate here
4. BBNaija 2020: Kiddwaya Speaks On Interest In Nengi
BBNaija housemate, Kiddwaya says housemates and viewers think he feels something for Nengi because of the similarities they share.
Speaking with the show host Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, during the live eviction show on Sunday, Kiddwaya said they are just friends, adding that he feels nothing for her.
5. Nnamdi Kanu Mourns Victims Of Sept 13 Nigerian Military Siege
Mazi Nnamdi Kanu a British Nigerian Biafra political activist. who is the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Sunday remembered those affected by the September 13, 2017, military siege on his Afaraukwu country-home GoldenNewsNg Reports
The Soldiers laid siege and clashed with members of Kanu’s group leading to the alleged death of 15 persons – although, the self-exiled pro-Biafra leader put the number of deaths at 28. Read More Here
6.Ondo Decides 2020: PDP Begins Election Campaign
Ahead of the October 10 governorship election in Ondo State, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has begun its campaign at the state capital
Boasting that PDP will win the election, the National Chairman of the party, Uche Secondus said:
“Do not vote for APC, do not allow APC to rig the election. If APC rigs this election, they will face the wrath of God. The only thing Akeredolu (Rotimi) is relying upon is to rig the election because he has not performed.
Daddy Freeze, real name Ifedayo Olarinde, has finally succumbed to pressure and apologised to the founder and presiding Bishop of Living Faith Church Worldwide, popularly known as Winners Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo
It would be recalled that Freeze had called the man of God a ‘bald-headed fowl’ in a video he made three years ago while also criticizing his teaching.
The video which somehow resurfaced this year, has elicited negative comments against the radio personality. Read Full story here
8. Edo Decides 2020: INEC Chairman To Meet Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu Others On Monday
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Mahmood Yakubu will hold the last stakeholders meeting with Edo Governor Godwin Obaseki, the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) Osagie Ize-Iyamu, and other stakeholders before the Edo State Governorship election.
Making this disclosure, Festus Okoye, INEC’s National Commissioner and Chairman of its Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye said that the meeting will take place at Benin the state capital on Monday.
9.Lagos govt lists classes that will resume school September 21
The Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Folasade Adefisayo has listed the classes that are allowed to resume school on 21st of September 2020.
GoldenNewsNg report that the Lagos state govt has confirmed that only current JSS3 and SS2 students, will resume school on September 21.
The Head, Public Affairs, Lagos State Ministry of Education, Kayode Abayomi, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday. Read More Here
10. Obasanjo attacks Buhari again, saying Nigeria is fast drifting into a failed state
Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo has again attacked Now President Muhammadu Buhari, over what he called ‘mismanagement of diversity and socio-economic development of Nigeria’, adding that the country is fast drifting to a failed state under his administration
He made these statements at an interactive session with some socio-cultural groups in Abuja on Friday, Obasanjo said: “Today, Nigeria is fast drifting to a failed and badly divided state, economically our country is becoming a basket case and poverty capital of the world, and socially, we are firming up as an unwholesome and insecure country. Read More Here
That’s the roundup of the Top 10 Nigerian Newspaper Headlines this morning. More Nigerian newspaper headlines are available on GoldenNewsNg website