Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday evening, 22nd August 2020, confirmed 601 new cases of coronavirus disease infection in Nigeria. Naija News reports that the new cases of COVID-19 infection were confirmed via a statement on the official Twitter handle of the health agency.
The leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele, has released a new prophecy, giving predictions on the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, Barcelona forward, Lionel Messi and Telecommunications giant, Tecno. Naija News reports that Primate Ayodele’s prophecy on Buratai, Lionel Messi and Tecno is contained in the 2020/2021 edition of his book “WARNINGS TO THE NATIONS… Collection of Divine Signals” which was obtained by this reporter.
The newly appointed acting Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Prof Omololu Soyombo, on Saturday resigned his appointment with immediate effect. Naija News recalls that President Buhari had asked the embattled and sacked Vice-Chancellor UNILAG, Prof. Toyin Ogundipe to step aside.
The Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, is secretly sponsoring a bill before the National Assembly with the aim of taking over the affairs of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. According to Sahara Reporters, the bill tagged “An Act To Repeal The Economic And Financial Crimes Commission (Establishment) Act, 2004 (Act No. 1 Of 2004) And Enact Economic And Financial Crimes Agency Act” if passed into law will allow the office of the AGF to interfere with the anti-graft agency’s investigation.
Mamman Daura, President Muhammadu Buhari‘s nephew, has revealed that he is currently in quarantine in the United Kingdom. The UK mandates new arrivals from some countries, including Nigeria, to self-quarantine for 14 days.
The Justice Ayo Salami-led panel set up by President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate the suspended acting Chairman of tre Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu has submitted an interim report to the President. It was revealed that the report submitted to the President recommended the sacking of Magu.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, Aisha Buhari, has confirmed the flight incident that nearly claimed her life and that of her daughter, Hanan on Friday. Naija News had earlier reported that the aircraft the first lady was travelling in encountered some troubles in the air while bringing the first lady home from her medical trip in Dubai.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has been accused by the Peoples Democratic Party of frustrating corruption investigations by the lower chamber. The party made this claims while faulting the decision of Gbajabiamila to shut down the sitting of various committees investigating the executive.
English FA Cup winners Arsenal on Saturday announced the signing of talented youngster Salah-Eddine Oulad M’hand. Salah, 17, who sees himself as a box to box midfielder, left Dutch side Feyenoord and would link up with the Gunners Under-23 side.
Nollywood Actress, Elizabeth Anjorin, popularly known as Lizzy Anjorin, on Saturday noted that she has never wished for a quiet life. According to her, an eventful life is financially rewarding.
That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.