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Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Sunday, 2nd February, 2020

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Good morning, Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of top Newspaper Headlines in Nigeria for today Sunday, 2nd February 2020.

Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.

1. US Reveals Why It Banned Nigeria Immigrants

The United States has revealed that it placed a fresh ban on Nigeria and other countries due to failure to comply with its established identity-management and information-sharing criteria. Naija News reports that Chad Wolf, acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, as said 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. Atiku Begs Trump To Lift Travel Ban On Nigeria

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has pleaded with the Donald Trump-led US Government not to punish ordinary Nigerians for the mistakes of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. Naija News recalls that the United States had revealed that it placed a fresh ban on Nigeria and other countries due to failure to comply with its established identity-management and information-sharing criteria.

3. Presidency Reacts To Latest US Visa Ban, Set Up Committee

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday revealed that he has set up a committee to study and address the latest United States visa ban. Naija News recalls that the United States had revealed that it placed a fresh ban on Nigeria and other countries due to failure to comply with its established identity-management and information-sharing criteria.

4.Army Air Force Kill Scores of Boko Haram Terrorists

A combined effort of the Nigerian Army and Nigerian Air Force have successfully stopped a fresh Boko Haram attack on Askira LGA in Borno State. Naija News gathered that scores of Boko Haram terrorists were killed following bombardment by fighter jets.

5. IPPIS: Buhari Govt Avoids Strike, Pays ASUU Members

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the payment of January salary to members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Naija News reports that ASUU had warned the Federal Government to release Lecturer’s salary for the month of January, else threaten to go on a Nationwide strike.

6. Primate Ayodele Reveals Rev Fr Mbaka Is A Fake Prophet

Primate Elijah Ayodele, the founder of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Lagos, has accused Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka of not being a prophet of God. Naija News recalls that Mbaka, the Spiritual leader of the Adoration Minister, Enugu, had prophesied that the governorship candidate of the APC, Senator Hope Uzodinma, will take over from Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as Imo Governor in 2020.

7. Kano: Kwankwaso Politically Irrelevant – Ganduje

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has claimed to have retired his predecessor Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso from politics. Naija News recalls that the All Progressives Congress (APC) had won two out of the three federal constituencies (Tudunwada/Doguwa and Kumbotso) and four the state assembly seats (Madobi, Bunkure, Minjibir and Rogo constituencies) in the rerun election held last Saturday.

8. Visa Saga: RCCG’s Adeboye Visits Bishop Oyedepo

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church Of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, on Saturday paid a visit to Bishop David Oyedepo, the founder of Living Faith Church. Naija News gathered that the RCCG G.O. met Oyedepo in Cannanland, Ota, Ogun State, headquarters of the Winners Chapel.

9. Why Buhari Is Not A Religious Bigot – Apostle Suleiman

The Senior Pastor of Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman, has said President Muhammadu Buhari is not a religious bigot. In an open letter to the presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina, Apostle Suleiman stated that not everyone who speaks truth to power is partisan or political.

10. What Odion Ighalo Will Earn At Manchester United

Former Super Eagles striker, Jude Odion Ighalo, on transfer deadline day completed a six-month loan deal to English Premier League giants, Manchester United. Naija News reports that the deal taking the former Watford striker to Old Trafford has put an end to his time in China with Shanghai Shenhua.

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




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