Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 13th February 2020

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Nigerian Newspaper headlines today
Nigerian Newspaper Headlines

Northern Youths Call On Buhari To Resign Over Insecurity

The Coalition of Concerned Northern Youths, on Wednesday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign as the President of Nigeria. The coalition of Northern Youths further stated that President Buhari has failed woefully in his assignment.

Court Orders DSS To Pay Sowore N200,000 For Damages

Former presidential candidate, and convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore has been awarded N200,000 damages by the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja. Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday ordered the Department of State Security (DSS) to pay N200,000 to the defendant over the delay by prosecuting counsel.

Ondo Approves Amotekun Bill, Drafts Copy Ready For Legislative Scrutiny

Ondo state commissioner for information and orientation, Donald Ojogo has revealed that the state executive has approved the draft of on the Ondo State Security Network Agency codenamed “Amotekun Corps.”

We Have Defeated Insurgency, But Face Challenge Of Terrorism – Buratai

The chief of army staff, Tukur Yusuf Buratai has stated that insurgency has been defeated across the country, but the country is still under attack from terrorists.

Borno Residents Boo President Buhari On His Visit To The State

President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari wasn’t well-received during his condolence visit to Borno State. The President saw it necessary to pay a visit to victims of activities of the Boko Haram insurgents in the state after he got back from the African Union summit in Ethiopia.

Fayemi Approves Six-Months Maternity Leave For Female Civil Servants

Ekiti state governor, Kayode Fayemi has stated that in order to encourage nursing mothers to breastfeed their babies for 6 months exclusively, the state government would henceforth allow female workers in the state civil service to proceed on six months maternity leave.

Nigeria Is Not Worth Dying For – Kukah

The Catholic bishop of Sokoto, Matthew Kukah has stated that Nigeria does not possess that set of goals or values for which any sane citizen of the country would be willing to die for.

EFCC Has One Of The Best Cells In Nigeria – Agency 

The EFCC has reacted to the viral photo of a detention facility at its agency in Port Harcourt. Recall that a photo was earlier shared on the Internet by a Twitter user, ‘TheRealDayne’ depicting a cell where EFCC keeps suspects in Rivers State capital, Port Harcourt.

Ogun State Government Approves Amotekun Bill

Ogun State Government has assented the bill for the Southwest security outfit code-named “Operation Amotekun”. The approval, therefore, took effect at the State Executive Council meeting held at the Executive Chamber of the Governor’s office, Oke Mosan secretariat, Abeokuta.

Police Intercepts Bike Carrying 4,653 Rounds Of Bullets Hidden In A Bag Of Rice

The police, at about 10 a.m on Wednesday, in Moriki, Zamfara State, received a tip-off on the movement of ammunition and mounted an emergency stop and search checkpoint. Not long after, a motorbike arrived with a bag looking like a bag of rice.


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