Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Tuesday, 25th August, 2020 salutation, Nigeria, welcome to MORE News gathering of top paper title texts in Nigeria for now Tuesday, 25th August 2020
1. Boko Haram Commander: Mailafia Drags Police To Court Over Invitation A previous agent legislative leader of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr. Obadiah Mailafia has gone to court to challenge the greeting reached out to him by the Nigerian Police. MORE reviews Dr. Mailafia was called by the Police a week ago and was relied upon to show up at the Abuja central station office of the Nigerian Police on Monday by 11am. Notwithstanding, rather than showing up, Mailafia has documented an activity in court; testing his greeting by the Police. As indicated by Mailafia’s legitimate group, spoke to by Yakubu Bawa, their customer won’t respect the Police greeting. Bawa told writers in Plateau, the capital city of Jos on Monday that the greeting given to Mailafia is weird and outsider to Nigeria’s surviving laws and strategies. Bawa noticed that the said greeting which came as a copy is being tested in the court and every significant gathering have been served.
2. Nigerian Govt Borrowed Food From ECOWAS – Ministry Of Agric The Federal Government on Monday uncovered that it acquired more than 5,000 metric huge amounts of grain from ECOWAS to take care of Nigerians. The Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Mustapha Baba-Shehuri, uncovered this on Monday. He expressed this while getting the 3,999 tons of grains gave to Nigeria by ECOWAS. As indicated by Shehuri, “The Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria lent 5,000MT of arranged grains from ECOWAS Stock which was consented to be taken care of on grain for grain premise.” “Modalities had been set up to supplant the ECOWAS Stock before the appearance of COVID-19 Pandemic. That in any case, I can guarantee you that the stock will be supplanted at the appointed time.”
3. Amaechi versus Sylva: APC Reconciles Buhari’s Ministers The Governor Mai Mala Buni drove Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee (CENCPC) of the All Progressives Congress ( APC) has accommodated Minister of Transport, Rotimi Ameachi and his partner Minister of State, Petroleum, Timipre Sylva. MORE reports that the political contrasts between the two South-South pioneers had been at loggerheads which hosted a cost for the gathering’s fortune in the district. Both of them were one time legislative leaders of Rivers and Bayesla States. Addressing newsmen after a shut entryway meeting with the Chairman of the Caretaker Committee at the gathering’s National Secretariat in Abuja, Amaechi said they have consented to cooperate to reposition the gathering in the South-South geo-political zone of the nation.
4. Salami Panel: Malami Witch-Hunting Me Over Refusal To Testify Against Magu – Lawyer The Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami has been blamed by an Abuja-based legal advisor, Victor Giwa of planning with one Donald Wokoma, a previous Special Adviser to Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, to witch-chase him over his refusal to affirm against the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu. Review that Giwa was captured while affirming before the resigned Justice Ayo Salami-drove Presidential Panel inside Aso Villa in the continuous test of Magu. He was captured close by another attorney, Fatima Hassan. They were conceded abandon Thursday from EFCC authority after they were approached to create a level 12 official of the government administration as guarantee. Giwa in an announcement delivered on Sunday noticed that both Malami and Wokoma had made an edgy move to bait him to nail the suspended Acting EFCC Chairman.
5. Prof. Folasade Ogunsola Emerges UNILAG Acting Vice-Chancellor The Senate of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) on Monday chose Prof. Folasade Ogunsola, acting Vice-Chancellor of the establishment. She was chosen at a crisis senate meeting held today at the organization’s hall. Agents of the Sabo Police Station gave security during the gathering. Ogunsola, a Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Development Services) surveyed 135 votes contrasted with Prof. Ben Oghojafor’s 31 votes. It was accumulated one vote was pronounced void.
6. Gov Sule Denies Plotting With Buhari’s CoS To Stop Christian NPC Chairman Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has denied reports that he was plotting with the head of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof Ibrahim Gambari to stop the arrangement of Silas Agara as Chairman, National Population Commission (NPC). MORE reports that Silas Agara is the prompt past agent legislative head of Nasarawa State. A distribution by SaharaReporters had asserted that Governor Sule was neutralizing a Christian being selected to head the NPC. “A few authorities with the Nigerian government are making distraught moves to supplant Ali Silas Agara, a Christian from Nasarawa state selected to take over as director of NPC, with a Muslim from Kano state. “Legislative leader of Nasarawa state and head of staff to the President had advised the President not to handover NPC to a Christian, there is an arrangement to supplant Agara with a Muslim, Kura Isa from Kano,” the report had guaranteed. Responding in an announcement by his main press secretary, Ibrahim Addra, Sule depicted the report as bogus.
7. Ondo 2020: PDP Wants APC’s Kekemeke Arrested The Ondo State section of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has required the capture of a clan leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon Isaacs Kekemeke. A video developed online of Kekemeke purportedly taking steps to utilize individuals from the street transport associations and government may during the October 10, Ondo governorship political race. Addressing newsmen in Akure, State Chairman of the PDP, Mr Fatai Adams, uncovered that the restriction has sent petitions to all security offices in the state requesting the capture of Kekemeke. As indicated by Adams, Kekemeke’s announcement ‘was thoughtless, exceptionally wild and improper of a man who prides himself as a legal advisor.
8. Nigeria’s Economy Shrunk By 6.1% In Q2 – NBS another report by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has uncovered that Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) contracted by six percent in the second quarter of 2020. In the report delivered NBS uncovered that oil GDP shrunk by – 6.63 percent from 5.06 percent in the principal quarter and 5.15 percent in the second of 2019. It was additionally uncovered that Non-oil GDP was shrunk by – 6.05 percent from 1.55 percent in the principal quarter of 2020 and 1.64 percent in the second quarter of 2019. This improvement Mark’s the first run through in quite a while that Nigeria records a negative development after its exit from the 2016 downturn. The report ascribed the decay to fundamentally bring down degrees of both residential and universal monetary movement during the quarter, which came about because of across the country shutdown endeavors planned for containing the COVID-19 pandemic.
9. Lagos Health Commissioner, Akin Abayomi Contracts COVID-19 The Lagos State Commissioner for Health Professor Akin Abayomi has tried positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). This was made known on Monday by means of Twitter by the Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy Gbenga Omotoso. He stated: “Ensuing to close contact with people feeling unwell and testing constructive for the COVID-19 contamination, the Honorable Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, has tried constructive for the infection. Educator Abayomi got mindful of his status following the necessary testing convention of contact following strategies. “Be that as it may, he is doing great without any side effects.
10. FG Gives Updates On Reopening Of Tertiary Institutions Emeka Nwajiuba, the Minister of Education, on Monday unveiled updates on the arrangement to resume tertiary foundations in Nigeria. The Minister while talking at the day by day instructions of the Presidential Task Force on COVID uncovered that the administration has met with bunches pressurizing it to resume colleges, polytechnics and universities of training. Nwajiuba noticed that Coronavirus is as yet harmful, while compulsory rules haven’t been set up by the organizations yet. “We have looked into reactions from around 78 colleges effectively, the vast majority of which are private colleges who are obstinate that they are all set.” “From the state-possessed colleges, we have a 50-50 reaction and we are attempting to upscale that and ensure that everyone is really all set,” the Minister said. He, in any case, communicated confidence that the foundations would before long be returned.