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Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Saturday, 1st February, 2020

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Good morning, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of top Newspaper Headlines in Nigeria for today Saturday, 1st February 2020.

Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.

1. Trump Imposes Immigration Visa Ban On Nigeria, Other Countries (Full List)

The President of the United States of America, Donald Trump has on Friday, imposed an immigration visa ban on Nigeria and some other countries, Naija News understands. The Wall Street Journal quoted Chad Wolf, acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, as saying the new immigration restrictions were designed to “address security concerns in the way the banned countries track their own citizens, share information with the U.S. and cooperate on immigration matters”.

2. Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu Vows To ‘Cripple Nigeria’ Ahead Of Parents’ Burial

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has made a new vow to cripple Nigeria. Naija News reports that Kanu’s statement is coming two weeks to the burial ceremony of his parents which he is expected to grace.

3. UK Officially Leaves European Union

The United Kingdom (UK), has finally officially left the European Union (EU), putting an end to nearly 50 years (47 years) of integration with Europe. Naija News reports that while speaking on the UK’s exit from the EU, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the country had “taken back control.”

4. Okada Ban: Max, Gokada Riders Protest In Lagos

There was a massive protest of Okada riders at the Lagos State House of Assembly earlier today. Naija News understands that the protesters, which comprise e-riders, Max riders and Gokada stormed the State House of Assembly in the afternoon, demanding for a reversal of the ban on them and tricycles by government.

5. New Reports Reveals Weapons Used By Herdsmen Were From Nigerian Security Agencies

A new report by the Conflict Armament Research (CAR) has noted that some of the weapons used them during the Farmers/cattle herdsmen clash are from the Nigerian Security agencies. According to the report, some of the weapons were traced to “stockpiles of Nigerian defence and security forces”.

6. Imo: Uzodinma Visits President Buhari In The State House (See Photos)

The newly installed Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma has paid President Muhammadu Buhari a visit in the State House on Thursday, January 31. Naija News recalls that Uzodinma was recently declared the duly elected Governor of Imo State following the Supreme Court verdict which sacked Emeka Ihedioha from the office.

7. Imo Verdicts: PDP Leaders Begs US, UK, EU To Intervene In Supreme Court Judgement

The Leadership of the main opposition party in Nigeria, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has failed to back down on its constant outcry after the supreme court removed candidate, Emeka Ihedioha, as the governor of Imo State. Naija News Understands that Leaders of the Party called for the intervention of the United States, United Kingdom, and the European Union in the judgment of the Supreme Court.

8. I’m A Proud Polygamist, I Even Need More – Says Former Presidential Aspirant

Former Presidential candidate in the 2019 general election under the All Progressive Congress, has caused a barrage of reactions on the social network after he posted on his Twitter page that he is very proud to be a polygamist. Adamu Garba who hails from Yobe State said “I don’t believe children are liabilities either. I’ll have many Insha Allah.”

9. Manchester United Sign First Nigerian Odion Ighalo

English Premier League giants Manchester United have signed former Watford and Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo from Shanghai Shenhua on loan until the end of the season. Naija News reports that deal to bring Ighalo to Old Trafford contains no option to buy.

10. Mercy Eke Reveals What Has Happened To Her BB Naija Prize Money

Winner of the 2019 edition of reality TV show, Big Brother Naija, Mercy Eke has answered an inquiry from a fan on what has happened to her prize money. The fan had asked her what happened to the money she won after the reality star jokingly said on Twitter that it will be a good time to be a corper.

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




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