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Nigerian Newspapers: Top 10 Headlines Today Saturday, February 8th, 2020


Nigerian newspapers headlines by Concise news

Good day, and welcome to the Concise News roundup of the top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines for today Saturday, February 8th, 2020.

1. Coronavirus: FG Speaks On Suspected Case Of Disease In Nigeria

The Federal Government has said that no case of the novel coronavirus has been recorded in Nigeria, adding that it had developed enough capacity to detect and isolate any case. Dr. Osagie Ehanire, Minister of Health, made this known at a ministerial briefing in Abuja on Friday.

2. Supreme Court Nullifies Abacha Family’s Appeal To Access Ex-Head Of State Foreign Accounts

The family of the late former Head of State, General Sani Abacha, has lost an appeal to unfreeze some bank accounts of the late dictator and other members of the family held in some foreign countries. In a judgement delivered by a five-man panel of the Supreme Court led by Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, unanimously held that the suit, which was first initiated before the Federal High Court in Kano in January 2004, had become statute-barred.

3. African Union Session: Buhari Departs Abuja For Ethiopia

President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Abuja for a five-day trip to Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia, to attend the 33rd Ordinary Session of Presidents and Governments of the African Union (AU). The Nigerian leader departed from the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja, on Friday and is expected back in the country on Wednesday.

4. Shege Ka Fasa: Kano’s Ganduje Backs Out

The Kano State Government says it is not interested in the newly floated Northern security network version codenamed ‘Operation Shege Ka Fasa’. Governor Abdulahi Ganduje made this known on Friday while addressing State House Correspondents after leading a large number of Kano State eminent personalities on a courtesy visit on President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

5. President Buhari Arrives Ethiopia For African Union Session

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for the 33rd Ordinary Session of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU). The Nigerian leader’s aircraft touched down in the Ethiopian capital city on Friday evening hours after he left Abuja. He is expected back in the country on Wednesday. The president was received by the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed, and Nigeria’s Ambassador to the country, Ambassador Bankole Adeoye, among others.

6. Supreme Court Affirms Nyame’s 12-year Imprisonment

The conviction and 12-year imprisonment handed to former Governor of Taraba State Reverend Jolly Nyame by the Court of Appeal, Abuja, has been upheld by the Supreme Court. In a judgment on Friday, a five-man panel of the apex court said Nyame’ appeal partially succeeded.

7. Shege Ka Fasa: Sultan Reacts To Northern Group’s Unveiling Of Security Outfit

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, has called on the leaders of the Northern region to caution youths against a Regional Security Initiative called ‘SHEGE KA FASA’. Speaking at a Northern Security Meeting in Kaduna on Thursday, the Sultan said elders were the problems of the region for allowing youths take over leadership from them.

8. Kano: Buhari Speaks On Rift Between Ganduje, Emir Sanusi

President Muhammadu Buhari says he can’t interfere in the dispute between Governor Abdullahi Ganduje and the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II. In a statement by his media aide, Garba Shehu, the president said that the Nigerian constitution bars him from interfering in the matter.

9. Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa Speaks On Retirement Plan

Outgoing President of Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, has said that she plans to serve her community and the rest of the world after her retirement. She disclosed this during the inauguration of the reconstructed and furnished seven official quarters for judges of the Court of Appeal, built by the administration of the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike.

10. Coronavirus: US Offers $100m To China, Others To Fight Disease

The United States will offer up to $100 million to China and other impacted countries to combat the fast-spreading coronavirus, Concise News reports. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said this in a statement on Friday.

That’s the roundup of the top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines this morning. More Nigerian newspapers headlines are available on Concise News website.

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News Update?Osun Governorship Election Petition Tribunal Sitting Begins October 26

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Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal will on October 26 begin a full hearing of the petition filed by Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress (APC) against the declaration of Senator Ademola Adeleke as governor-elect.

Lifestyle Nigeria reports that the tribunal made this pronouncement after concluding the pre-hearing session on Thursday.

The tribunal was asked to dismiss the applications of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), seeking the discontinuation of the petition brought to it by Governor Oyetola.

Counsel for Oyetola and the APC, Lasun Sanusi, SAN, at the sitting of the tribunal argued that Adeleke’s, PDP’s and INEC’s reliance on a Federal Court High judgment was nothing but an abuse of court process.

Sanusi argued this while replying to separate applications of the trio, seeking the dismissal of the petition based on the already appealed Federal High Court judgment disqualifying Oyetola from contesting the election.

Citing Supreme Court decisions in the case of Jegede Vs INEC, 2021, 14NWLR, Pt 1797, page 409, the counsel said the court had ruled that the signatories to the letter conveying the nomination of a candidate were not the nominators; rather, the nomination was done by party members at the congress, hence, the judgment could not stand.

Meanwhile, the counsel for INEC, Prof. Paul Ananaba, SAN; counsel for Adeleke, Onyechi Ikpeazu, SAN and counsel for the PDP, Dr. Alex Izinyon, SAN, agreed that any decision the tribunal would take on the matter would have to wait until the Appeal Court and the Supreme Court decided on it.

They noted that they just decided to argue the applications to have it on record, a position which the tribunal agreed with and put on record.

Also, in other applications totalling nine by the three respondents, they asked the tribunal to strike out some paragraphs of the petition on the grounds that they were either lumped together or not related to the 2022 election.

In response to each of the applications, Sanusi said all the cases cited by the respondents were misconceived, adding that they were not applicable in the instance case.

He cited the case of INEC Vs Otti, 2016, 8NWLR, where the Supreme Court hinted that INEC was supposed to be neutral, arguing that all the processes filed before the panel have not portrayed the commission’s neutrality.

Sanusi further argued that the applications filed by the respondents were only meant to prevent the tribunal from focusing on hearing the petition on merit, asking the panel to dismiss the applications.

Subsequently, counsel for all parties in the matter agreed to begin the full hearing starting with the calling of witnesses on October 26.

In his ruling, the tribunal declared the pre-hearing session concluded and announced that the pre-hearing conference report would be presented on October 17.

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NEWS UPDATE?Nigeria Air Force who died in the crashed NAF Alpha-jet that crashed in Borno state laid to rest (photos)

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Nigeria Air Force who died in the crashed NAF Alpha-jet that crashed in Borno state laid to rest (photos)

The remains of Flight Lieutenant Chapele Ebiakpo, one of the pilots of the NAF Alpha-Jet aircraft that crashed in Maiduguri, Borno state on March 31, 2021, have been laid to rest.


It will be recalled that the Nigerian Air Force fighter jet was declared missing on 31 March 2021 after losing radar contact. The crash site was later discovered and the bodies of the two pilots onboard the ill-fated jet were recovered. The pilots were on the battlefield fight Boko Haram members when the jet crashed.


On Thursday, October 13, friends and family members of the Late Ebiakpo gathered together at the National Military cemetery to bid him farewell. May his soul rest in peace, Amen.


See more photos from the funeral below…


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Phyna Bbnaija; Biography, Net Worth, Date Of Birth, Age, State Of Origin & Career – Lifestyle Nigeria

Real Name: Ijeoma Josephina

Stage Name: Phyna Bbnaija

Date Of Birth: 1997


Age: 25 years old

Profession: Actress

Nationality: Nigerian

State Of Origin: Edo State

Net Worth: $15K dollars

Details About Phyna Bbnaija

Phyna is currently 25 years old and she was born in the Nigerian state of Edo. Ijeoma Josephina is the correct spelling of her given name. She recounted herself as being the one who bring the ginger and the vibes to Biggie’s residence.


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Phyna Bbnaija Date Of Birth

Phyna Bbnaija was born in the year 1997 in the Nigerian state of Edo. As of the time that this article about Phyna’s BBnaija biography and net worth was written, she had not yet reached her 25th birthday.

What is the net worth of Phyna Bbnaija?

At the time of writing, phyna bbnaija’s net worth was calculated at $15,000.


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