Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.
The governor of Rivers State, south-south Nigeria, Nyesom Wike, has lamented that the #EndSARS protest that rocked various cities across the nation, has exposed that Nigeria cannot defeat Boko Haram insurgence because it lacks intelligence. Naija News reports that Governor Wike made this comment in a statement signed by his Special Assistant, Media, Kelvin Ebiri, spoke on Friday when the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) paid him a courtesy visit at the Government House, Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has given all personnel of the force a go-ahead to attack back on any confrontation in the course of discharging their official duty. The police boss stated this on Friday, October 30 during an assessment tour of the Federal Capital Territory Police Command, Abuja, Naija News reports.
President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Professor Biodun Ogunyemi has submitted that parents and students may have to bear with them for a little longer as the strike by the union continues. This, he stated on Thursday during his appearance on Channels Television where he gave an update on the union’s negotiation with the federal government.
The Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry into the brutality of the now-disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) unit of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) on Friday visited the Lekki Toll Gate. Naija News reports that the judicial panel had first sat on Tuesday, 27 October.
The Lagos State Judicial Panel on the Inquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS Related Abuses & Lekki Toll Gate Incident on Friday discovered bullet shells at the Lekki toll gate plaza. The panel, led by its chairman Justice Doris Okuwobi had visited the scene of the Lekki tollgate shooting as part of their activities and investigations into the circumstances surrounding the Lekki toll gate incident.
Eyitayo Jegede (SAN), candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2020 Ondo State governorship election has challenged the outcome of the polls before the tribunal. This development is coming about three weeks after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), declared Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress (APC), winner of the election.
The Lagos State Government led by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced that the curfew imposed on the southwest state will now be from 10 pm till 6 am. Naija News reports that the development was announced in a statement on Friday evening by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso.
Aminu Mohammed Ibrahim, the 38-year-old son of Alhaji Mohammed Ibrahim, former Director-General of the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA), has been killed by suspected phone thieves in Kaduna. The incident occurred on Wednesday, October 28, around Kawo in Kaduna North Local Government Area of the state.
Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Serie A club Juventus, Cristiano Ronaldo has recovered from dreaded COVID-19 disease. Ronaldo’s Coronavirus second result was confirmed negative in a statement released by his club on Friday, October 30.
Nigerian superstar singer, David Adeleke, popularly known by his stage name, Davido has reached out to fellow superstar singer, Wizkid on the release of his new album. It will be recalled that after months of teasing his fans, Wizkid finally released his ‘made in Lagos’ album in the early hours of Friday, 30th October 2020.
That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.