Nigerian Top Newspaper Headlines For Today, July 20, 2020: Good morning, Nigeria, welcome to Top Gist Portal Top Newspaper Headlines round-up in Nigeria today, Monday, July 20, 2020.
Newspaper Headlines For Today
The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines are here.
1. NAF Reveals Face Of Person Who Killed Arotile, As New Details Emerge
The identity of the person who drove the car which killed Tolulope Arotile, Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot, has been revealed by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF).
Her death shocked many when it was announced by the air force.
2. President Buhari’s Minister Tests Positive For COVID-19
President Muhammadu Buhari’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama, has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19).
3. Magu: Nigeria In A Mess – Peter Obi Berates Buhari Govt
Peter Obi, former governor of Anambra State, has said the investigation of Ibrahim Magu, former acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), is hurting Nigeria.
In an interview with The Sun, Obi, claimed that it was a waste of time to fight corruption as an economic policy.
Obi, a running mate to Atiku Abubakar, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate during the 2019 polls, said Nigeria and not Magu was in a mess.
4. Gunmen Abduct Policewoman, Five Others In Kaduna
A policewoman, her daughter and four others have been abducted by suspected kidnappers at Janruwa, Patrick Yakowa way area of Kaduna State.
It was gathered that the gunmen stormed the community in the late hours of Saturday and started breaking into houses.
5. NPower: Buhari Govt Speaks On Accepting Only APC Members
President Muhammadu Buhari’s social investment schemes including Npower are not for only members of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Minister of Humanitarian and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq made this known during a press conference in Gausau, Zamfara state capital.
According to the Minister, poverty does not discriminate against social, religious or tribal lines anywhere in the world.
6. Primate Ayodele Releases Fresh Prophecies On Buhari Govt, Corruption
Primate Elijah Ayodele of the INRI Evangelical spiritual church has revealed that corruption will discredit the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.
In fresh prophecies released on Sunday, the popular prophet warned President Buhari to take the fight against corruption seriously.
He revealed that there is corruption in the military, judiciary, CBN, NNPC and some other government agencies.
7. Obaseki, Shaibu In Fresh Trouble As Olanipekun, Four SANs Seek Disqualification
The last has not been heard of moves to make sure Godwin Obaseki is not re-elected as the Governor of Edo State in the forthcoming Edo State Governorship Election.
Obaseki and his deputy, Philip Shaibu may still have one more hurdle to navigate through as foremost lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Chief Wole Olanipekun, is leading four other SANs in cases of certificate forgery and perjury instituted against the duo.
8. Kidnappers Release Widow of Former Edo Assembly Speaker
The widow of Zakawanu Garuba, a former speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, has regained her freedom from kidnappers.
Top Gist Portal reports that the widow alongside her driver was abducted on their way to the late Garuba’s burial on Saturday. The incident took place along the Abuja-Lokoja expressway.
The deceased’s mother, his wife and three children were conveying his remains to Edo when the incident happened.
9. I Was Talking To My Children Not You – Pastor Adeboye Tells Critics
The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Pastor, Enoch Adeboye has reacted to various comments resulting from the message he wrote to his wife, Foluke on her birthday, last Monday, July 13.
Reacting on Sunday, the 78-year-old clergyman told critics not to bother with the criticism as his message was for his children and not for them.
10. BBNaija: Meet The 2020 Housemates
The fourth edition of the Big Brother Nigeria (BBNaija) reality TV show has kicked off on Sunday, July 19, 2020.
Top Gist Portal reports that the BBNaija season 5 tagged “Naija Lockdown” officially kicked off at exactly 7:00 PM after the commencement of the opening show.
That’s the News Wrap for the Top Nigerian Newspapers Today. Read more Nigerian news on Top Gist Portal. See you again tomorrow.