Welcome to the GoldenNewsNg roundup of the Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines for Today , September 26th, 2020.
This post shares the Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines and Sport New for Today.
Here are the Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines for Today
1. Buhari Govt Gets Fresh Order To Frustrate Planned NLC, TUC Strike
The Muhammadu Buhari-led government has obtained a fresh court order stopping the planned strike by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC). GoldenNewsNg reports that labour unions had fixed Monday, September 28, to begin protest and strike over the recent increase in electricity tariff and petrol price.
2. NCDC Confirms 213 New Cases of Coronavirus
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed one-hundred and twenty-five (125) new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19). The agency made this known in a post on its Twitter page on Tuesday night.
3. Man and 119 others offer to serve sentence for ‘blasphemy’ boy.
The director of the Auschwitz Memorial in Poland has offered to serve part of the 10-year jail sentence given to a 13-year-old Nigerian boy for blasphemy.
Dr Piotr Cywinski said he and another 119 volunteers from all over the world would each serve a month in prison.
He personally asked Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari to pardon the boy.
The boy was convicted by an Islamic court of making uncomplimentary remarks about God during an argument with a friend in Kano state in August.
The boy’s lawyer later appealed against the sentence, saying it violated children’s rights and Nigeria’s constitution. Although no date had been set for the appeal to be heard in court.
4. Soldiers, Policemen Killed As Terrorists Attack Borno Governor’s Convoy Again
Gunmen suspected to be terrorist fighters on Friday, opened fire on the convoy of Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum. The attack, which was said to be an ambush, resulted in the killing of 15 security personnel including soldiers and policemen attached to the Governor’s convoy.
5. ‘Jail Me’ – Foreign Activist Begs President Buhari
The director of Auschwitz Memorial in Poland, Piotr Cywinski, has said he is ready to be imprisoned in Nigeria so that Umar Farouq, a 13-year-old boy sentenced for blasphemy, can regain freedom. Recall that a Sharia court in Kano had convicted Farouq for “using disparaging language on Allah” during a disagreement with his friend.
6. Electricity, Petrol Hike: Aviation Unions To Embark On Nationwide Strike
Four aviation unions have backed the planned nationwide strike called by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC). The unions have asked its members to withdraw services from all aerodromes indefinitely to protest the increase in electricity tariff and petro price.
7. Buhari Renews Appointment Of 4 Petroleum Executives
President Muhammadu Buhari has renewed the appointments of Chief Executive Officers of agencies under the Ministry of Petroleum Resources.The agencies are Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), Petroleum Equalization Fund (PEF), and Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB).
8. Npower News On Permanency For Batch A And B Beneficiaries
Npower news on permanency for batch A and B beneficiaries is what most Nigerians who enrolled in the N-Power scheme are searching for on the internet these days. GoldenNewsNg has obtained the latest Npower news permanency for batch A and B beneficiaries amid the growing concern over the unpaid stipends due to the beneficiaries of the Federal Government’s social intervention scheme.
9. [email protected]: RevolutionNow Declares Nationwide Protest, October 1st
The Coalition for Revolution (CORE), the organisers of the #RevolutionNow protest have called for a nationwide protest on October 1, Nigeria’s Independence day.
In a statement, earlier today, the protest organizers urged all Nigerians to come out en masses and fight against poor governance in Nigeria as they will be demanding a reversal of “anti-people policies implemented by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration.”
10. FULL LIST: NFF Gives Bosso, Danjuma, Others National Team Appointment
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has announced the appointment of new technical crews for men and women U-17, U-20 national teams. Naija News reports that this was made known in a statement titled, ‘NFF appoints Danjuma, Bosso, Olowookere to head coaching crews of National Teams’. by NFF’s spokesperson, Ademola Olajire, on Friday.
11. BBNaija2020: Ex-Housemates Return For Saturday All White Party
As the curtain gradually falls on BBNAIJA Season 5 Lockdown, organizers have concluded plans to host a final party that will reunite all the Housemates. The All-White-Party scheduled for Saturday, September 27, will serve as the last get-together for all participants of this year’s edition of the reality TV show, ahead of the grand finale that will determine the winner of the N85 million prize money on Sunday.
12. APC Suspends Governor Fayemi
Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has been suspended by the State Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress APC.
A statement issued on Friday by the party said, the governor was suspended due to his numerous anti-party activities, especially his role in Saturday’s Governorship Election in Edo State, which is contrary to the provisions of Article 21 (A) (ii) of the APC constitution.
The governor was also said to have hosted Mr Femi Fani-Kayode, a People’s Democratic Party PDP stalwart, five days before the Edo Election in Ado-Ekiti and planned a coup against the Edo APC.
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