Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.
Leah Sharibu, the Dapchi schoolgirl, who was kidnapped by Boko Haram terrorists in 2018, has reportedly given birth in Boko Haram captivity. A report monitored on a Nigerian online news website, SaharaReporters by Naija News, quoted a source who is familiar with Leah’s situation, to have said that the abducted Christian girl gave birth to a baby boy.
Former Kano State governor and leader of Kwankwasiyya movement, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, has reacted to the victory of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje at the Supreme Court. Naija News recalls that the Supreme Court had ruled that Ganduje was duly elected governor of Kano State.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has given reasons why he alongside the All Progressives Congress (APC) pulled out of the ongoing rerun election in Essien Udim local government area of Akwa Ibom State. Naija News reports that the APC and Akpabio had withdrawn from the Akwa Ibom rerun elections.
Fire razed the popular Amu timber market in Mushin in the early hours of Saturday destroying properties worth millions of Naira. Naija News could not ascertain the cause of the fire at the time of filing in this report.
Apostle Johnson Suleman of Omega Fire Ministries has berated President Muhammadu Buhari’s media adviser, Femi Adesina, over comments he made about the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN). Naija News recalls that following the killing of the Chairman of CAN in Michika Local government area of Adamawa state, Lawan Andimi, by Boko Haram, the Christian body had rejected Buhari’s reaction to the murder.
Former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode has accused President Muhammadu Buhari’s media aide, Femi Adesina, of selling his soul to satan. Naija News recalls that following the killing of the Chairman of CAN in Michika Local government area of Adamawa state, Lawan Andimi, by Boko Haram, the Christian body had rejected Buhari’s reaction to the murder.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has dismissed claims by a former governor of Old Kaduna State, Balarabe Musa, that the establishment of Amotekun was a ploy to create Oduduwa republic. Naija News recalls that Balarabe Musa had urged the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari to stop the establishment of Amotekun.
Suspected thugs have burnt down a venue to be used for a political rally in Auchi, Etsako West LGA, Edo State, by the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole. Naija News reports that the political rally was organised to receive some defectors into the APC.
The major stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 20 wards of Port Harcourt City council area (PHALGA) of Rivers State have revealed that Governor Nyesom Wike was allegedly trying desperately to join the APC. Speaking at a news conference on Friday after a meeting at Orogbum Civic Centre in Ward 2, Ogbunabali Road, Port Harcourt, the APC leaders said Wike wants to leave because former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar is not allowing him (Wike) to control the affairs of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
English football giants, Chelsea Football Club has announced the signing of connectivity company ‘3’ as their new official shirt partner. Naija News reports that Chelsea made the announcement in a statement on the club’s official website, on Friday, January 24. The announcement displaces Yokohama Tyres on the club’s jerseys from the 2020/21 football season.
That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.