Welcome to the Concise News roundup of the top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines for today Thursday, February 27th, 2020.
Bayelsa: Supreme Court Rules On Lyon, APC’s Application For Judgment Review
The Supreme Court Wednesday dismissed an application for review of the judgment that sacked the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa state, David Lyon, and his deputy, Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo. “There must be an end to litigation even if we review this judgment, every disaffected litigant will bring similar applications and the finality of Supreme Court judgments will be lost,” the apex court said.
Police Dismiss SARS Operative Over Death Of Remo Stars Footballer
The policeman attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) responsible for the death of Remo Stars FC player, Tiamiyu Kazeem, has been dismissed. The dismissal of Inspector Olaniyi Ogunsoro followed a recommendation sent to the Assistant Inspector General of police in charge of zone two. Inspector Ogunsoro is expected to be prosecuted.
Nigerian Soldier Fighting Boko Haram Commits Suicide
A Corporal of the Nigerian army has killed four of his colleagues and himself, the army said on Wednesday. The Corporal was tied to the Theatre Command Operation LAFIYA DOLE fighting the Boko Haram sect in the northeast. Acting Director of Army Public Relations, Colonel Sagir Musa, said in a statement that the soldier, whose identity was not revealed, injured two other soldiers.
Catholic Bishops Reveal Why Most Nigerians Live In Fear
The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) says most Nigerians, home or on the road, live in fear due to the spate of killings by the Boko Haram insurgents and herdsmen in the country. The Bishops also said the failure of the government to arrest the criminals showed lack of commitment on its part as regards protecting lives and property of Nigerians.
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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