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Nigerian Newspapers: 10 Reports You'd Want To Read This Friday Evening

Welcome to the AllNews roundup of the top 10 Nigerian newspaper headlines for today's evening (Friday, September 18th, 2020).

1. Edo Decides 2020: My Re-election Bid Not Worth The Life of Edo Citizens- Obaseki

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has said that his second term ambition is not worth losing the life of any Edo citizen. Making this disclosure in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Crusoe Osagie, Obaseki who berated the way things were turning out ahead of the state election said that an election is supposed to be a contest where people go to sell their ideal, not where people will do anything just to get power...read more

2. Nnamdi Kanu: IPOB Warns Miyetti Allah To Stay Away From Biafraland

The outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has responded to Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN's) claim that they were in the South-East just for business interest. In a statement by IPOB's Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, Miyetti Allah’s kind of business lead to loss of lives and the sacking of indigenes...read more

3. 'Election Miscreants Are Praised In Nigeria' - Goodluck Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan said that election miscreants are praised in some places in the country. The former leader stated this in an opinion piece titled,  ‘COVID-19, democracy and task of nation-building’, on THISDAY on Friday, where he said that the introduction of electronic voting would remove the "worrisome issue of massive rigging."...read more

4. LTG Alani Akinrinade To Buhari: Read Riot Act Against Herdsmen, Armed Bandits, Others

Lieutenant General Alani Akinrinade has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to read the riot act against mischief-makers, murderous herdsmen, armed bandits and agents of destabilization. AllNews reports that LTG Akinrinade stated this in a press statement obtained via the Nigeria Army's verified Twitter and Facebook accounts...read more

5. FIRS: Nigerians React As FG Apologises Over Self-Certification Tax Form Tweet

The Federal Government and Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) recently released a statement mandating all bank account owners in Nigeria - individuals and companies - to obtain a self-certification form from banks, which the government said is for tracking tax diligence among Nigerians and companies...read more

6. Court Delivers Ruling On Popular Nigerian Pornstar, Tblakhoc Who Shot Sex Act In Osun Osogbo Shrine (Videos)

A magistrate court in Osogbo on Thursday granted bail to popular Nigerian pornstar, Tobiloba Jolaoso, widely known as Kingtblakhoc, and his film crew who were at the start of this week arrested for shooting a pornographic movie at the Sacred Osun Grove in Osun State, South-West Nigeria...read more

7. Edo Decides 2020: Police Restrict Movement In South-South State Ahead of Election

Mohammed Adamu, the Inspector General of Police (IGP) has directed that vehicular movement in Edo state be restricted ahead of the forthcoming governorship poll in the state. Making this disclosure in a statement on Thursday, Frank Mba the Force Public Relations Officer said the restriction will span from 11:59 p.m on Friday to 6.00 p.m on Saturday...read more

8. WTO DG: Okonjo-Iweala Makes Final Five, To Battle Fellow African For Job

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala's credential as a former minister of Nigeria has earned her a spot in the next stage as the number of contenders for the Director-General job of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has been cut down to five. The number of contestants was eight prior to the recent cut. Okonjo-Iweala was competing with Mexico’s Jesus Seade, Egypt’s Hamid Mamdouh, and Moldova’s Tudor Ulianovschi, Saudi Arabia's Mohammad Maziad Al-Tuwaijri, UK's Liam Fox, South Korea's Yoo Myung-hee, and Kenya's Amina Chawahir Mohamed Jibril...read more

9. Will Kanayo O Kanayo Dump Acting For Law Court? 

Veteran actor and lawyer, Kanayo O Kanayo says the rule of professional conduct for legal practitioners does not permit them to indulge in any other profession. AllNews earlier reported that Kanayo, 58, had expressed his desire to go back to school to study law; a dream that has come to fulfillment...read more

10. 2Baba At 45: Checkout 45 Of His Awards

2baba is one of the top artistes in Nigeria that have risen to the top of his game with consistency and hard work. 2baba’s music has captured our hearts with his great blend of music and he has gone ahead to make a name for himself home and abroad...read more

That’s the roundup of the top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines this evening. More Nigerian newspapers headlines are available on AllNews website.


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Zaccheus Ukhueleigbe
Zaccheus Ukhueleigbe

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