Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.
The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, says #EndSARS protesters killed at the Lekki toll gate area of Lagos State, Nigeria’s commercial city, “have questions to answer.” Naija News had reported earlier that men suspected to soldiers of the Nigerian Army invaded a peaceful protest at Lekki toll gate on Tuesday evening, October 20, killing #EndSARS protesters in the process.
The leaders of Odi, a community in Bayelsa state, say, former President Olusegun Obasanjo is not qualified to deliver lecture on how to disperse a peaceful protest without violence. The leaders were reacting to Obasanjo’s statement amid the #EndSARS protests in which he asked President Muhammadu Buhari not to use “brute force” against citizens protesting against police brutality.
Nigerians have challenged Bola Tinubu, the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to walk on the streets of Lagos with his security details if truly he is the “Jagaban” as claimed by him on Saturday. Naija News had reported earlier that the APC National Leader reiterated that he is “still the Jagaban” when he paid a visit to Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, at the State House in Marina on Saturday, October 24.
Former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has broken his silence amidst the #EndSARS protest rocking Nigeria in recent days, warning people to avoid fake news. The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who addressed journalists in Lagos State on Saturday, 24th October stressed that whatever people may think, he remains the Asiwaju of Lagos.
A Muslim influencer and reformist Imam, Mohammad Tawhidi, popularly known as Imam of Peace, has lamented that the international community betrayed Nigerians in reaction to the #LekkiMassacre carried out by men in army uniform. Naija News had reported earlier that men suspected to soldiers of the Nigerian Army invaded a peaceful protest at Lekki toll gate on Tuesday evening, October 20, killing #EndSARS protesters in the process.
The United States Government has insisted that any individual responsible for the shooting of peaceful #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Plaza will be banned from entering its country. Recall that men of the Nigeria Army had on Tuesday opened fire on unarmed protesters calling for an end to police brutality.
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has called Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike for proscribing the activities of IPOB in the state. Recall that the Wike on Friday proscribed all activities of the IPOB, in the State.
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Saturday issued a new directive to police commanders across states in Nigeria. The IGP ordered the police commanders to mobilize police operatives to immediately stop the breakdown of law and order across the country.
Suspected hoodlums on Saturday, 24th October, attacked, vandalized and burnt down the office of the West African Examination Council (WAEC) located in Calabar, the Cross River State capital. The thugs also attacked several cars, removing some body parts including tyres and batteries before setting ablaze the remains of the cars.
English FA Cup champions Arsenal has thrown its weight behind the ongoing #EndSARS protests in Nigeria. Nigerian Youths have taken to the streets for the past two weeks to call for an end to police brutality.
Wizkid has been named as the latest ambassador for sportswear brand Puma as his campaign images have been revealed. The Nigerian singer and songwriter, 30, is the new Puma x JD ambassador for the relaunch of the Puma Suede Classics range.
That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.