Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.
The Muhammadu Buhari-led government has obtained a fresh court order stopping the planned strike by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC). Naija News reports that labour unions had fixed Monday, September 28, to begin protest and strike over the recent increase in electricity tariff and petrol price.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed one-hundred and twenty-five (125) new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19). The agency made this known in a post on its Twitter page on Tuesday night.
Gunmen suspected to be terrorist fighters on Friday, opened fire on the convoy of Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum. The attack, which was said to be an ambush, resulted in the killing of 15 security personnel including soldiers and policemen attached to the Governor’s convoy.
The director of Auschwitz Memorial in Poland, Piotr Cywinski, has said he is ready to be imprisoned in Nigeria so that Umar Farouq, a 13-year-old boy sentenced for blasphemy, can regain freedom. Recall that a Sharia court in Kano had convicted Farouq for “using disparaging language on Allah” during a disagreement with his friend.
Four aviation unions have backed the planned nationwide strike called by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC). The unions have asked its members to withdraw services from all aerodromes indefinitely to protest the increase in electricity tariff and petro price.
President Muhammadu Buhari has renewed the appointments of Chief Executive Officers of agencies under the Ministry of Petroleum Resources.The agencies are Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), Petroleum Equalization Fund (PEF), and Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB).
Npower news on permanency for batch A and B beneficiaries is what most Nigerians who enrolled in the N-Power scheme are searching for on the internet these days. Naija News has obtained the latest Npower news permanency for batch A and B beneficiaries amid the growing concern over the unpaid stipends due to the beneficiaries of the Federal Government’s social intervention scheme.
The Coalition for Revolution (CORE), the organisers of the #RevolutionNow protest have called for a nationwide protest on October 1, Nigeria’s Independence day. In a statement, earlier today, the protest organizers urged all Nigerians to come out en masses and fight against poor governance in Nigeria as they will be demanding a reversal of “anti-people policies implemented by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration.”
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has announced the appointment of new technical crews for men and women U-17, U-20 national teams. Naija News reports that this was made known in a statement titled, ‘NFF appoints Danjuma, Bosso, Olowookere to head coaching crews of National Teams’. by NFF’s spokesperson, Ademola Olajire, on Friday.
As the curtain gradually falls on BBNAIJA Season 5 Lockdown, organizers have concluded plans to host a final party that will reunite all the Housemates. The All-White-Party scheduled for Saturday, September 27, will serve as the last get-together for all participants of this year’s edition of the reality TV show, ahead of the grand finale that will determine the winner of the N85 million prize money on Sunday.
That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.