Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.
President Muhammadu Buhari has held bilateral discussions with some Presidents of other West African countries. Naija News reports that the talks were held on the sidelines of the ongoing 56th Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government.
A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, says the top-secret TY Danjuma does not want to tell Nigerians might be that President Muhammadu Buhari is “Jubril of Sudan” as alleged by Nnamdi Kanu. Naija News recalls that TY Danjuma had stated that Nigerians will no longer sleep if he reveals what is happening in the country.
The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, says his greatest sin against the governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has been his decision to embark on peace mission and reconciliation among party leaders. Naija News reports that the APC National Chairman made this comment in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Simon Egbuebulem on Saturday, December 21.
The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has recalled numerous occasions he tried to reconcile Governor Godwin Obaseki with aggrieved leaders of the party in Edo State. Naija News reports that during an interview on television, the APC chairman rubbished reports that he was playing godfather in Edo state.
A yet-to-be-identified man has climbed a telecommunications mast in Jalingo, the capital of Taraba state and has threatened to jump off the mast except Prophet TB Joshua, the founder of Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) intervenes in his situation. A report monitored on Channels Television by Naija News, quoted eyewitnesses to have said that the man was seen approaching the mast with chains around his waist without people knowing that he had the intention of climbing the mast.
The United States President, Donald Trump, has placed Nigeria on a special watch list of nations involved in or tolerated religious persecution. This was made known in a statement on Friday by the Secretary of State Michael Pompeo.
A former FCT minister, Jeremiah Useni, has blamed President Muhammadu Buhari’s advisers for the failures of the present administration. Useni, a former senator representing Plateau South, stated this while speaking to newsmen in Jos on Friday.
The National Population Commission (NPoC) in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health, has conducted the first genotype testing of children. The Federal Commissioner of the commission, Dr Clifford Zirra, made this known in Yola at the National Dissemination and Official Launch of the 2018 Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) report. Zirra said the Nigeria piloted genotype testing was conducted on children aged 6-59 months for sickle cell disease for the first time in a demographic and health survey anywhere in the world.
Fire razed 12 shops at the Wunti Market in Bauchi metropolis. Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed who intend to visit the scene on Friday but represented by his Deputy Senator Baba Tela to sympathized and to express his shock over the incident.
English Premier League giants and Champions League winners, Liverpool Football Club, have won the FIFA Club World Cup for the first time. Naija News reports that Liverpool won the FIFA Club World Cup on Saturday night, December 21 in Qatar.
That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.