Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.
Founder of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Oke-Afa, Ejigbo Lagos, Primate Babatunde Elijah Ayodele, has released prophecies for the year 2020 on Nigeria and President Muhammadu Buhari. The popular cleric made the revelations during INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church annual fest gathering.
Gabriel Diya, a Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Pastor at the Open Heavens group based in Charlton, south-east London, and his two children, died at a swimming pool in the Costa del Sol, in the south of Spain on Christmas eve. Naija News learned that the RCCG Pastor, his daughter, Comfort Diya, 9, and his son, Praise-Emmanuel Diya, 16, all fell unconscious in the pool.
Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Walid Jibrin, has said former Vice President Atiku Abubakar is free to vie for the 2023 presidential ticket of the party. Speaking to newsmen in Kaduna, the PDP chieftain said every interested and eligible member of the party from any part of Nigeria was free to aspire for the presidency on its platform.
The Islamic State West Africa Province on Christmas day decided to execute eleven captives, most of whom are Christians. The development was released by Ahmad Salkida, a journalist renowned for monitoring terrorist activities.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, says he is shocked by the claim of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) that Christians are being persecuted in the country. Naija News reports that the Christian body backed the inclusion of Nigeria in the list of nations that tolerate religious persecution released by the United States (US).
The Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has been accused by the All Progressives Congress of being behind the court order stopping its state congresses. Recall that the High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, the state capital, on Friday, issued an order restraining APC from conducting it planned congresses in the state fixed for December 21, 23 and 27, 2019 respectively.
The Presidency has given reasons why former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki and the convener of the #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore, were released. Naija News reports that the Department of State Security (DSS) had on Tuesday released the duo following directives from the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Thursday revealed that he was afraid that he would die before age 30. The Oyo State Governor stated this while speaking at the thanksgiving service to mark his 52nd birthday at the St Peter’s Cathedral, Aremo, Ibadan.
Former Super Eagles player, Kanu Nwankwo has announced the death of one of the first beneficiaries of his heart foundation turned daughter, Enitan. The former Nigerian international made the tragic announcement through his verified Twitter account on the eve of Christmas, Tuesday, December 24.
Wizkid who was in Ilorin yesterday night for a performance, may not forget his experience so soon. Wizkid was mobbed by fans who almost took over the stage, as many wanted to touch and hug him without letting go easily after he said “ofe ni hug” (hug is free), and some reportedly climbed trees just to have a glimpse of him.
That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.