Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.
The federal government of Nigeria on Friday released the schedule for the resumption of international flights in and out of Nigeria. This follows the earlier announcement by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 on the partial resumption of international flights as from 5th September 2020.
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday evening, 4th September 2020, confirmed 156 new cases of Coronavirus disease infection in Nigeria. The new cases of COVID-19 infection were confirmed via a statement on the official Twitter handle of the health agency.
Leaders of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) have frowned at the recent increase in the pump price of petrol from N121 to N143 per litre, describing the hike as exploiting Nigerians to enrich a few oil marketers. National President of the NLC, Ayuba Wabba, who made the demand via an official press statement accused the Federal Government of complicity in the price increase, called for immediate review of the action. He also insisted on the renewed call for a national conversation on the management of all oil assets within the country.
Primate Elijah Ayodele, the leader of INRI Evangelical spiritual church, has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari will dump the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu. In a statement on Friday, the popular cleric prophecised that the international communities would be involved in the rift between Buhari and Tinubu.
The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) caretaker committee, Mai Mala Buni, has said the party will win the Ondo State Governorship election. Speaking with newsmen after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, he insisted that only his party can win the election.
Mr Ibrahim Mairiga has been appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari as the Executive Secretary, Federal Government Staff Housing Loans Board (FGSHLB). The development was disclosed by Folasade Yemi-Esan, Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (HOCSF), in a statement released through Olawunmi Ogunmosunle, Director Information, Office of the HOCSF on Friday in Abuja.
The forensic audit of the Niger Development Commission (NDDC), will provide “a strong base upon which a new NDDC will emerge”, the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has said. Naija News reports that the minister gave the assurance while inaugurating the Field Forensic Auditors Thursday, where he added that the eight Forensic Audit Firms were cleared by the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) based on their technical competencies and financial compliance.
President Muhammadu Buhari led administration has praised the verdict of British court which nullifies the payment of over $9 billion to a foreign company. Recall that in August 2019, a British judge ordered the Nigerian government to pay $9 billion in assets to the firm.
Chelsea have completed the signing of Kai Havertz from Bayer Leverkusen. Naija News Understands that the 21-year-old signed a long-term contract with the Blues after completing his transfer on Friday.
Big Brother Naija 2020 Lockdown housemate, Dorathy has explained that she didn’t audition for the reality show because of the money involved. The housemate further explained that the personal fame the show will bring her way is also not her biggest priority for being in the show.
That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.