Good morning Nigeria, welcome to today’s edition of top Nigerian Newspaper headlines for Saturday September 26, 2020.
- I instructed IGP to ensure Edo election was free, fair – Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari said in Abuja yesterday that as the leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, he would not escape taking responsibility for the loss of Edo State in the just concluded governorship election by his party to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
President Buhari also said that his single desire was to make sure that innocent people didn’t suffer, hence, he sent message across to the Inspector General of Police, that elections must be free and fair.
- APC declares suspension of Fayemi, Ojudu, others a nullity
The national leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC has described the purported suspension of Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State and the Political Adviser to the President, Sen. Babafemi Ojudu by different factions of the party in the state as a nullity.
The Caretaker/Extraordinary National Convention Planning Committee of the party headed by Gov. Mai Mala Buni made the declaration in a statement issued Friday in Abuja.
- Edo electoral victory strategies hatched in Rivers — Obaseki
The winner of the just concluded Edo State gubernatorial election, governor Godwin Obaseki yesterday described the consolation he got from the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike as the second pivot for his electoral victory.
The first pillar, he said, is God who crowned the efforts of all his supporters.
- Seven Policemen, Three Soldiers Killed As Boko Haram Terrorists Attack Borno Governor, Zulum’s Convoy
The convoy of Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State was again attacked on Friday by Boko Haram terrorists along the Baga Highway in the Northern part of the state.
The convoy was heading to Baga town ahead of government’s planned return of internally displaced persons from Maiduguri when the incident happened.
- United States Announces New Measures To Limit Visa Duration For Nigerian Students, Others
The United States government has released a new proposal to restrict Nigerian students and students from several other countries to only a 2-year study visa.
The US Department of Homeland Service announced the new measures on Thursday with a long list of affected countries, including nations in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and the Americas.
- Pinnick Impeached As CAF First Vice President
President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Mr Amaju Pinnick, has been impeached as 1st Vice-President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF).
His removal took place on Thursday at CAF Executive Committee meeting, after a well attended congress in Cairo Egypt.