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Nigerian Newspapers: Top 10 Headlines Mon, Dec 28th, 2020

Nigerian Newspapers: Top 10 Headlines Mon, Dec 28th, 2020

Welcome to the AllNews roundup of the top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines for today Monday, December 28th, 2020.

1. Stop Fueling Disunity Amongst Nigerians- Lai Mohammed Replies Bishop Kukah

The Minister of Information and Culture Lai Muhammad has told renowned clergyman Bishop Mathew Kukah to stop fueling disunity amongst Nigerians.

Lai Mohammed who said this in reaction to the Christmas message of the clergyman accusing President Buhari of nepotism, alleged that the catholic bishop was calling for the violent overthrow of the Buhari-led administration. Read more here.

2. COVID-19: Rivers To Return To Lockdown In January - Wike Reveals

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has revealed that  Rivers state will return to lockdown from January 2021 following the upsurge in COVID-19 cases in the state.

Making this known while at the St. Martin’s Anglican Church, Omagwa in Ikwerre Local Government on Sunday, Wike frowned at the churches and markets for their refusal to enforce the compulsory wearing of face mask which is part of the COVID-19 directives. Read more here.

3. Insecurity: Zulum Crying In Private And Praising Buhari In Public- Omokri

Reno Omokri former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has said that he has no sympathy for Borno Governor Babagana Zulum because he has been reduced to crying in Private and praising President Muhammdu Buhari in public.

Omokri who took to his Twitter page to state this advised Zulum to toll the part of Gombe State Governor and acknowledge the fact that Nigeria Nigeria is facing its worst security challenge in history. Read more here.

4. Amotekun Breaks Silence Over Death Of UI Student

The Southwest Security Network (Amotekun) in Oyo State, has stated that its operatives did not kill a student of the University of Ibadan (UI) last Sunday.

Retired Col. Olayinka Olayanju, the Commandant, in a press release on Saturday, said the corps only engaged a three-man robbery gang. Read more here.

5. Second Wave: Lagos Shut Down Landmark Event Center, Others, For Flouting COVID-19 Directives

In the heat of the second wave of coronavirus, the Director-General of Lagos State safety commission, Lanre Mojola has on Sunday revealed that the stated Government has shutdown Landmark event centre and 11 other social facilities for flouting Federal Government directives on COVID-19.

Making this disclosure in a statement on Sunday, the DG revealed that he and his team had worked tirelessly to ensure that Lagosians comply to the federal government directives on COVID-19. Read more here.

6. 2023 Election May Be The 'End Of Nigeria'- Primate Ayodele

The founder and leader of the INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Ayodele, has prophesied that the 2023 election may be the end of Nigeria.

Ayodele, who has been busy releasing his prophecies for the years ahead, said that God revealed to him that the North will retain power come 2023. Read more here.

7. Gov Lalong Signs Death Sentence For Kidnappers

Following series of terrorist attacks, including banditry in Plateau State, Governor Simon Lalong has approved death penalty for kidnappers in the state.

AllNews Nigeria learnt that the governor also signed into law a 7-year jail term for cultists in the state. Read more here.

8. COVID-19 Will Not Be The Last Pandemic - WHO Boss

The coronavirus crisis will not be the last pandemic, and attempts to improve human health are “doomed” without tackling climate change and animal welfare, the World Health Organization’s chief said.

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus also condemned the “dangerously short-sighted” cycle of throwing cash at outbreaks but doing nothing to prepare for the next one, in a video message marking Sunday’s first International Day of Epidemic Preparedness. Read more here.

9. PFN Asks Buhari To Address Insecurity, Other Issues Rocking Nigeria

The President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, (PFN) Felix Omobude has advised President Buhari to immediately attend to the issue of Insecurity, unemployment, and poverty currently rocking the country.

Making this call in his Christmas message, Omobude pleaded with Nigerians not to lose hope in the midst of the insecurity issues rocking the country. Read more here.

10. Outrage On Twitter As APC Thanks Buhari For A 'Bomb Free Christmas'

Nigerians on Twitter have expressed outrage as the All Progressives Congress (APC) on its Twitter page thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for a bomb-free Christmas.

The party took to its Twitter page to hail the president and ministry of defence, triggering a backlash from Nigerians who will not be quick to forget the attack Zabarmari community in Borno that led to the death of over 40 farmers and incessant attacks of Boko Haram, bandits and kidnappers in the region. Read more here.

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

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