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Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Monday, 13th January, 2020




Good morning Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of top newspaper headlines in Nigeria for today Saturday, 12th December 2020

Good Morning, Nigeria, Welcome To Naija News Roundup Of Top Newspaper Headlines In Nigeria For Today Monday, 13th January 2020.

1.  EFCC Freezes Senator Shehu Sani’s Bank Accounts

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has reportedly frozen the bank accounts of a former senator from Kaduna State, Shehu Sani.

This was made known in a statement on Sunday by Shehu Sani’s Senior Special Adviser, Suleiman Ahmed.

2. Falana Issues Fresh Demand To Buhari Over Presidential Jet

Human rights and constitutional lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has told President Muhammadu Buhari to stop his family from using aircraft in the presidential fleet.

Naija News reports that Nigerians had condemned Buhari’s daughter, Hanan, for flying to Bauchi with the Presidential Jet on invitation by Rilwanu Adamu, Emir of Bauchi, on Thursday to Durbar.

3. Obasanjo Meets Osinbajo, Tinubu In Lagos

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday met with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

Naija News reports that the trio met at the 80th birthday celebration of Chief Rasaq Okoya, founder of Eleganza Group of companies.

4. Trump Sends Serious Warning To Iran Against Killing Of Its Protesters

Iran has been warned against killing protesters who took to the streets after it admitted shooting down an airliner by mistake, killing all 176 people aboard.

The warning was given by US President Donald Trump who opined that the Iranian government must allow human rights groups to monitor and report facts from the ground on the ongoing protests by the Iranian people.

5. What Maku Said On Plotting New Party With Atiku, Saraki, Tinubu, Wike, Others

The National Secretary of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Labaran Maku, has denied meeting former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and Bola Ahmed Tinubu over plans to establish a new political party ahead 2023.

Naija News reports that Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Governors Nyesom Wike, Aminu Tambuwal and Bala Mohammed also allegedly attended the meeting.

6. Oyedepo Sacks Top Winner’s Chapel Officials (See Why)

The founder and Senior Pastor of the Living Faith Ministry, also known as Winner’s Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo, has announced the sack of some officials for allegedly stealing from the church’s treasury.

According to TheCable, Oyedepo disclosed this on Saturday during an empowerment summit organised for the church’s ordained workers.

7. Iran Arrest UK Ambassador, United Kingdom Reacts

Britain’s ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Iran, Rob Macaire, has been arrested in Tehran, Iran’s capital during protests outside a university.

Naija News reports that following the admittance of the Iranian government that it shot down the Ukranian plane which crashed, killing 176 people on Wednesday, Iranians had called for the immediate resignation of their Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khramenei.

8. Boko Haram Kill Four, Abduct Four In Chad

A security official on Saturday disclosed that members of the Boko Haram terrorists sect killed at least four villagers and kidnapped four women in western Chad.

It was gathered that the insurgency conducted the attack near Lake Chad, a vast area bordering Nigeria, Chad, and Cameroon, where small islands and swamps serve as hideouts for Islamist militants to carry out raids on the three countries.

9. US Ignores Iraq’s Warning To Withdraw Military Troops

The US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo has has rejected the request of the Adele Abdul-Mahdi, Iraqi Prime Minister’s to commence move to remove US military troops from Iraq.

Abdul-Mahdi had made the request, following the US drone strike that killed Iranian General Qassem Soleimani on US soil.

10. Xavi In Talks With La Liga Giants, Barcelona

Former Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez has confirmed that he had spoken with the La Liga champions executives, Eric Abidal and Oscar Grau.

Naija News reports that the Barcelona legend has been linked with a return to the Catalan club to replace current Blaugrana manager, Ernesto Valverde at Camp Nou.

That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.

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