Good Morning, Nigeria, Welcome To Naija News Roundup Of Top Newspaper Headlines In Nigeria For Today Thursday, 9th January 2020.
The Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mela Kyari, was seen today at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Naija News learnt that President Muhammadu Buhari met with the NNPC Boss behind closed doors with the agenda of the meeting yet unknown as at the time of filing this report.
2. Supreme Court Delivers Final Judgment On Gov. Ikpeazu’s Election
The Supreme Court of Nigeria, sitting in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, has affirmed the election of Okezie Ikpeazu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the Governor of Abia State, Southeast Nigeria.
Naija News reports that the apex court delivered the final judgment on Ikpeazu’s election on Wednesday, January 8, dismissing the appeal brought before it by Alex Orti of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA).
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday summoned the six governors from the South West region to a meeting at the Presidential Villa.
Naija News gathered that the summoned was in connection to the scheduled launch of a new south-west security outfit called Amotekun.
Officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, are currently searching the Abuja residence of Shehu Sani, a former senator of the Nigerian Senate.
A report monitored on TheCable by Naija News, quoted a source to have said the EFCC officials arrived at the residence located in Wuse 2, Abuja, around 3;30pm.
An official of the United States Pentagon has claimed that no casualties were recorded on the side of the US troops after Iran attacked its facilities base in Iraq.
Naija News reports that Iranian authorities had claimed that its missiles had killed 80 US military personnel and wounded 200 others.
The death has been announced of Saibu Adeosun Mulero who was nominated to become the caretaker committee chairman for Ipokia Local Government Area of Ogun State.
Mulero died on Wednesday, few hours before he was expected to appear before the state House of Assembly for his screening.
The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Kukah, says it is only the use of bombs that differentiates the federal government led by President Muhammadu Buhari from Boko Haram insurgents.
A report monitored on PUNCH newspaper by Naija News, quoted Bishop Kukah to have made this statement on Tuesday, January 7 while speaking with Catholic Charity Aid to the Church in Need, in the United Kingdom.
The Office of Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has pinpointed 10 possible cases of human rights violations and war crimes in its end of the year report on preliminary examination activities.
According to ICC, Nigeria has been listed among 11 countries where its security forces and the three factions of insurgent groups operating under the popular name of Boko Haram of committing war-related crimes.
The Supreme Court of Nigeria, sitting in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, has affirmed the election of Ifeanyi Okowa of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the Governor of Abia State, Southeast Nigeria.
Naija News reports that the apex court delivered the final judgment on Ikpeazu’s election on Wednesday, January 8, dismissing the appeal brought before it by Great Ogboru of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
President Donald Trump has noted the readiness of the US to embrace peace “with all those who seek peace”.
This, Trump stated while dismissing claims by Iran that 80 American Soldiers had been killed in retaliation for the murder of Qasem Soleimani, an Iranian general.
That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.