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Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 20th September 2019

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These are out Newspaper headlines for today, 20th September 2019:

Woman Stabs Lover To Death Over Daughter’s Birthday Party In Lagos

Stella Peter, 23, has been arrested by men of the Homicide Unit of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly stabbing to death her live-in lover, Bala Haruna, over his refusal to release money for their daughter’s birthday party in the Surulere area of the state. According to the state Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, in a statement on Tuesday, Haruna’s refusal to release money for the party led to an argument between the duo, which provoked Stella to the point where she attacked Haruna with a knife and stabbed him to death.

We Hope Buhari Listens To Members of Economic Advisory Council: Moghalu

The former presidential candidate and deputy governor of the Central of Nigeria (CBN), Professor Kingsley Moghalu On Tuesday said he hopes that President Muhammadu Buhari will listen to members of the Economic Management Team. Moghalu stated that the members of the newly inaugurated Economic Management Team (EMT) are competent.

Kenyan Pastor Serves Members ‘Holy Ghost’ Slaps During Deliverance Session

A video has emerged on social media of a Kenyan Pastor, James Ng’ang’a, delivering’ members of his congregations with ‘holy ghost’ slaps. The pastor is seen in the viral video slapping a group of members in what is thought to be a deliverance session. Pastor Nga’ang’ a wouldn’t be the first to deploy an unconventional method of deliverance as pastors in Africa have been seen to wash their feet and face on their members for blessings.

Army: We Will Destroy Boko Haram If They Come To Maiduguri

The Nigerian army has said it will destroy Boko Haram insurgents if they dare to carry out a planned attack in Maiduguri, Borno state capital. Army spokesperson, Ado Isa, in a statement on Thursday, dismissed the planned attack as a rumour, adding that they are in the position to destroy the terrorists if such happens.

UN Summit: Buhari Departs Abuja Sunday

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Sunday depart Abuja for New York, United States to participate in the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly(UNGA) which opened on September 17th. According to Bashir Ahmad, Buhari’s aide on new media in a tweet on Thursday, the president’s participation at this year’s gathering of world leaders is particularly significant as it coincides with Nigeria’s Presidency of UNGA.

Osinbajo Is Number Two Man In Nigeria: Presidency

Following reports that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has been stripped of some of his powers from some Federal Government agencies under his supervision, many Nigerians have raised concerns on his relevance in Muhammadu Buhari’s government. There are also reports that the cabal in the Buhari-led administration has plans to ‘deal’ with Osinbajo over decisions he made while he was the acting president when Buhari had gone medical tourism abroad.

Wike Advised To Be More Respectful To FG

Andrew Uchendu, the representative of Rivers East Senatorial District in the 8th Senate, has urged the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, to be respectful to the federal government. Uchendu, a former member of the House of Representatives, said this on Thursday while reacting to the remarks earlier made by Rivers governor during the funeral of the mother of a chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Sergeant Awuse, in Emohua Local Government Area of the state.

Breaking: Police Captures Serial Killer in Rivers State

The suspected serial killer of young girls in hotels in Rivers state has been caught according to a police report on Thursday night. This was after he was captured by the CCTV of a hotel, where he killed his latest victim on Monday night. In a statement by the force headquarters on Thursday, the suspect, a 26-year-old man was nabbed along East-West Road en route to Uyo from Port Harcourt.

Lawmakers Order CBN To Suspend New Charges Under Its New Cashless Policy

The House of Representatives has directed the Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN) to suspend the new charges placed on Nigerians under its new cashless policy, with immediate effect. The country’s apex bank had on Tuesday announced an increase in charges on withdrawals and deposits exceeding N500,000.

 

 

 

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Shehu Sani Mocks FG Poverty Alleviation Scheme

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Shehu Sani Mocks FG Poverty Alleviation Scheme

Shehu Sani

Civil Rights activist and former Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial district, Shehu Sani has mocked the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration plan to lift Nigerians out of poverty.

Recall that President Buhari administration has constantly reiterated plans to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in 10 years.

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However, the last few days have seen Nigerians discover warehouses where COVID-19 palliatives are stored by state governments which have led to the raiding of the warehouses by Nigerians.

Reacting to the development, the former lawmaker described the move to be the consequence of Nigerians being tired of having to wait for 10 years to be lifted out of poverty.

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Nigerians React As Festus Keyamo Shades Youths Over #EndSARS Protests

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Nigerians have expressed their distaste for the tweet posted by Festus Keyamo over the #EndSARS protests that has led to lives and property being destroyed by hoodlums.

The Minister of State, Labour & Employment took to his Twitter page on Friday morning to post a tweet that reads thus:

“This morning, I woke up and remembered the African proverb: WHAT AN OLD MAN CAN SEE SITTING DOWN, A YOUNG MAN CAN’T SEE EVEN IF HE CLIMBS THE HIGHEST IROKO TREE. Good morning, Lagos. Good morning, Nigeria.”

Read AlsoMinister Of Labour, Festus Keyamo Backs #EndSARSProtest

A Twitter user identified as Adesina Oluwafemi berates the SAN for being a part of bad governance. “Mr. Keyamo. I am astonished at your statement. I am equally as old as you are if not older and I feel the pain of this our youth. I even have classmates that I can’t boast of. All these is because of bad governance which u are a part of“, he wrote.

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Nigerians React As Army Says Videos Of Lekki Shooting Are Photoshopped, Fake

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Nigerians React To Defence Spokesperson's Statement That Videos Of Lekki Shooting Were Photoshopped

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Nigerians have reacted to the video of Nigeria’s defence spokesman, John Eneche, saying that the videos of the Lekki Tollgate shooting were photoshopped. In the video, he said it was analysed and the analyst concluded that they were all doctored.

His statement has generated reactions from Nigerians. Taking to Twitter, many Nigerian users on the micro-blogging platform have dismissed his statement as false because it is impossible to photoshop a live video on Instagram.

Read AlsoEnd SARS: Gen. John Enenche Reacts To Lekki Toll Gate Shootings

Information Nigeria recalls DJ Switch was hailed by Nigerians for her bravery as she waited at the scene of the incident to give everyone a live footage via her Instagram page.

A user identified as Tolani tweeted:

“Dear generation old Nigeria… you cannot photoshop Instagram live. Your ‘analyst’ has 419’d you sir.”

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