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Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Monday, 20th July, 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, 20th July 2020

1. NAF Reveals Face Of Person Who Killed Arotile, As New Details Emerge

The identity of the person who drove the car which killed Tolulope Arotile, Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot, has been revealed by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF).

Her death shocked many when it was announced by the air force.

2. President Buhari’s Minister Tests Positive For COVID-19

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama, has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19).

Onyeama disclosed the result of his fourth test on his official twitter handle on Sunday.

The Minister tweeted: “Did my fourth Covid-19 test yesterday at the first sign of a throat irritation and unfortunately this time it came back positive.

3. Magu: Nigeria In A Mess – Peter Obi Berates Buhari Govt

Peter Obi, former governor of Anambra State, has said the investigation of Ibrahim Magu, former acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), is hurting Nigeria.

In an interview with The Sun, Obi, claimed that it was a waste of time to fight corruption as an economic policy.

Obi, a running mate to Atiku Abubakar, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate during the 2019 polls, said Nigeria and not Magu was in a mess.

4. Primate Ayodele Releases Fresh Prophecies On Buhari Govt, Corruption

Primate Elijah Ayodele of the INRI Evangelical spiritual church has revealed that corruption will discredit the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.

In fresh prophecies released on Sunday, the popular prophet warned President Buhari to take the fight against corruption seriously.

He revealed that there is corruption in the military, judiciary, CBN, NNPC and some other government agencies.

5. Gunmen Abduct Policewoman, Five Others In Kaduna

A policewoman, her daughter and four others have been abducted by suspected kidnappers at Janruwa, Patrick Yakowa way area of Kaduna State.

It was gathered that the gunmen stormed the community in the late hours of Saturday and started breaking into houses.

6. Obaseki, Shaibu In Fresh Trouble As Olanipekun, Four SANs Seek Disqualification

The last has not been heard of moves to make sure Godwin Obaseki is not re-elected as the Governor of Edo State in the forthcoming Edo State Governorship Election.

Obaseki and his deputy, Philip Shaibu may still have one more hurdle to navigate through as foremost lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Chief Wole Olanipekun, is leading four other SANs in cases of certificate forgery and perjury instituted against the duo.

7. NPower: Buhari Govt Speaks On Accepting Only APC Members

President Muhammadu Buhari’s social investment schemes including Npower are not for only members of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

The Minister of Humanitarian and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq made this known during a press conference in Gausau, Zamfara state capital.

According to the Minister, poverty does not discriminate against social, religious or tribal lines anywhere in the world.

8. Kidnappers Release Widow of Former Edo Assembly Speaker

The widow of Zakawanu Garuba, a former speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, has regained her freedom from kidnappers.

Naija News reports that the widow alongside her driver was abducted on their way to the late Garuba’s burial on Saturday. The incident took place along the Abuja-Lokoja expressway.

The deceased’s mother, his wife and three children were conveying his remains to Edo when the incident happened.

9. I Was Talking To My Children Not You – Pastor Adeboye Tells Critics

The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) pastor, Enoch Adeboye has reacted to various comments resulting from the message he wrote to his wife, Foluke on her birthday, last Monday, July 13.

Reacting on Sunday, the 78-year-old clergyman told critics not to bother with the criticism as his message was for his children and not for them.

10. BBNaija: Meet The 2020 Housemates

The fourth edition of the Big Brother Nigeria (BBNaija) reality TV show has kicked off on Sunday, July 19, 2020.

Naija News reports that the BBNaija season 5 tagged “Naija Lockdown” officially kicked off at exactly 7:00 PM after the commencement of the opening show.

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