Good morning Nigeria, welcome to Naija News roundup of top newspaper headlines in Nigeria for today Monday, 2nd November 2020
The West African Examination Council, WAEC, on Sunday disclosed a new date to release the results for the 2020 Senior Secondary School Certificate, SSCE.
The examination body in a statement released noted that the results would be released on Monday, November 2, 2020.
President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerian youths participating in the ongoing #EndSARS protests to swap the streets for the negotiation table.
According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, Buhari, represented by the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Muhammad Bello, spoke at the maiden National Youth Day programme with the theme “Invest in the youth, secure our future” held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Boko Haram terrorists on Sunday, attacked a village in Chibok Local Government Area of Borno State.
According to Daily Trust, the attack led to the death of seven persons.
The insurgents attacked Takulashe village at about 9am and shot at villagers in the location
An unknown disease has killed at least 15 people in Delta State.
Media reports in Nigeria have reported outbreaks in two parts of the state, Ute-Okpu and Idumesah in the North East Ika Local Government Area.
Delta State Commissioner of Health, Dr. Mordi Ononye, told reporters on Sunday that he had already led some health experts to the affected areas to find out what was really going on.
Haruna Ungogo, Nigeria’s ambassador to Jordan and the republic of Iraq has died at the age of 75.
He reportedly died on Sunday morning at Garki Hospital in Abuja, after a five-day hospitalization.
The Nigerian Army has deployed a women-only peacekeeping mission to Anambra State.
Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano confirmed the development in a Twitter post, adding that a special task force had been deployed to ensure the safety of the state’s residents.
Finance Minister Zainab Ahmed has urged parents to inculcate in their children a sense of self-worth as a way to protect the country from collapse.
The minister made the call on Saturday in Kaduna during a meeting of 77 district heads, religious and local leaders from 23 local government areas of Kaduna State.
Major Osoba Olaniyi, the acting Deputy Director, Army Public Relations and 81 Division, has said the judicial panel set up by the Lagos government cannot invite the army to testify over the Lekki shooting.
Naija News recalls that protesting youths in Nigeria agitating for the end to police brutalization and extrajudicial killings of Nigerians, stormed the streets, protesting the brutalities, humiliation, and extortion of Nigerians, especially the youths.
9. ‘You Are Only Good Killing Your Own Citizens – Fani-Kayode Mocks Nigerian Army After US Rescue Citizen
Femi Fani-Kayode has mocked President Muhammadu Buhari and the Nigerian Army after the US Army rescued its citizen kidnapped in the North at the weekend.
In a post on his Twitter page, Fani-Kayode condemned Buhari, saying he was only good at ordering the military to kill his own citizens.
A sociopolitical activist, Deji Adeyanju, has given reasons why he cannot support the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu.
In a post on his Twitter handle, Adeyanju accused the IPOB leader of fuelling attacks against policemen and their stations in Rivers State.
That’s the top Nigerian newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.
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