Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.
The Lagos State Government led by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has lifted the curfew imposed on the state Naija News recalls that Governor Sanwo-Olu imposed a curfew on Lagos following the breakdown of law and order during the #EndSARS protests in the state
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has ordered the state’s civil servants on grade level 12 and below to resume work from Monday, November 2, 2020. Naija News reports that the governor’s order was announced in a circular signed by Head of Service (HOS), Hakeem Muri-Okunola on Saturday, October 31.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has recommended the need for Nigeria’s federal character laws to be amended. According to the Speaker, true federal character is not been practiced as currently defined by Nigeria’s constitution as federal character is at variance with the nation’s realities as it limits national opportunities to geographical location alone without consideration for gender, persons living with disabilities, and age classification.
The Police Service Commission (PSC) has denied threatening to dismiss police officers who fail to return to work following the #EndSARS protests. The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, had claimed that no fewer than 28 policemen lost their lives to hoodlums who infiltrated the peaceful #EndSARS protest.
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has said the Federal Government will do all it can tp prevent medical doctors from leaving the country. The minister stated this on Friday in Abuja after inspecting work on the new cancer centre at the National Hospital, Abuja.
Olusegun Obasanjo‘s former media aide, Igwe Nwokedi is dead. Naija News reports that Igwe Alex Ezeoba Nwokedi (OON), the Uthoko of Achalla was the Chief Press Secretary to former President Olusegun Obasanjo during his time as military head of state from 1976 to 1979.
Former PDP National Chairman, Chief Bode George has once again raised fresh allegations Chief Bola Tinubu, the All Progressive Congress National leader. Speaking to Arise Tv, the former army general said that the system was not working and needs to be looked into, he also criticized Alpha-Beta, the Company of the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Bola Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu.
There was a mild drama during a recent wedding ceremony as a woman stormed the church building where the event was taking place and demanded the ceremony be stopped. The woman stated that the groom is her husband, they have not been divorced officially and they have children together.
Ndubuisi Obiechina, a schoolteacher, has narrated how was arrested in 2017 and tortured by men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) till her then two-month-old pregnancy was aborted. She disclosed this while testifying on Saturday before the retired Justice Doris Okuwobi-led Lagos State Panel of Judicial Inquiry into complaints of human rights violations by men of the disbanded SARS.
Legendary British actor Sean Connery, best known for playing fictional spy James Bond in seven films, has died aged 90. Naija News reports his family disclosed this to the BBC on Saturday.
That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.
Source: Naija News