Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.
The Boko Haram Terrorist group on Saturday beheaded 43 farmers in Zabarmari, less than 20 km from Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, HumAngle reports. Zambarmari is located in Jere Local Government Area of Borno State, Naija News understands.
Men of the Ondo State Security Network also known as Amotekun Corps have rescued the wife of the Chief of Staff to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, Olugbenga Ale. Naija News recalls that gunmen on Friday abducted Mrs. Ale around Owena after the Joseph Ayo Babalola University while on her way back to Ondo from Lagos State.
Uche Mefor did not resign as the IPOB Deputy Leader but was sacked, a new memo issued by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), a secessionist group in Nigeria, has revealed. Naija News recalls that a pro-Biafra activist and former IPOB Coordinator in Ivory Coast, Emeka Gift, had said that Uche Mefor resigned and also floated a new radio station called: “Biafra Human Rights and Freedom Radio (BHFR)”.
The Muhammadu Buhari-led government has asked the British government to apologize over a claim by a member of its parliament that ex-Military ruler Yakubu Gowon looted Nigeria’s Central Bank. Naija News reports that Tom Tungendhat, a British Parliament member, made the allegation on Monday, November 23 during the House deliberation on the aftermath of the EndSARS protest, and possible sanctions to be meted on top Nigerians regarding the roles they played in the killing of unarmed protesters at the Lekki toll gate.
The Hisbah Commission has continued its efforts to enforce Islamic law in the North despite the lack of support from some Nigerians Naija News learned that Hisbah Commission conducts a house-to-house search in Hills and Valley Park in Kano on Friday
Victor Mela, a Gombe Lawmaker representing Billiri/Balanga federal constituency, who was sentenced to one-month imprisonment by a Magistrate Court, said he is not in jail. Naija News recalls that the Magistrate Court had on November 10, 2020, found the lawmaker guilty of lying under oath while filling the CD001 INEC form prior to the 2019 elections.
Kingsley Fanwo, the Kogi commissioner for information and communication, has said Nigerians across the six geopolitical zones are calling on Governor Yahaya Bello to contest the 2023 presidential election. Posting a picture of Yahaya Bello on Twitter on Saturday, Fanwo wrote: “He wants a great Nigeria. Nigerians want a great Nigeria. He has done it in Kogi State. So we know the deafening calls will bring about a defining moment for our nation. We are THINKING NIGERIA.”
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has instructed Bureau De Change (BDC) operators in Nigeria to sell dollars at N392 to end-users. Naija News reports that the directive was given in a circular signed by O.S. Nnaji, director of trade and exchange at the CBN, and dated November 30, 2020.
Deji Adeyanju, the convener of a group, Concerned Nigerians on Saturday was duped of N9.5 million after investing in a business with a friend. The human right activist who narrated his ordeal via his Twitter page stated that lying & cheating is in the DNA of most Nigerians.
Ayomiku Alabi, the daughter of gospel singer, Tope Alabi, has reacted to the paternity scandal rocking her family. An online blog had earlier on Saturday, claimed that the singer prevented Ayomikun from having a relationship with her biological father, identified as one Mayegun Olaoye.
That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.
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