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  • Updated: Sep 16, 2020

Nigerian Newspapers: Top 10 Headlines Wed, Sept 16th, 2020

Nigerian Newspapers: Top 10 Headlines Wed, Sept 16th, 2020

Welcome to the AllNews roundup of the top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines for today Wednesday, September 16th, 2020.


1. EXCLUSIVE: Guru Maharaj Ji Reveals Region Nigeria’s Next President Will Come From (Video)

Nigerian spiritual leader and founder of the One Love Family, Mohammed Ajirobatan Ibrahim popularly known as Sat Guru Maharaj Ji has revealed where Nigeria's next president will emerge from.

In an exclusive interview with AllNews at the Mahaj Ji village along Lagos/Ibadan expressway, Guru Maharaj Ji revealed that Nigeria's next president will come from the South. Read more here.

2. Edo Decides 2020: Obaseki Sends Strong Message To Oshiomhole After PDP Final Mega Rally

As the people of Edo decide their number one citizen on Saturday, September 19th, 2020, the People's Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in the state, Godwin Obaseki has said that "we are determined to end godfatherism in Nigeria".

AllNews reports that the two leading contenders are Obaseki and Osagie Ize – Iyamu, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Read more here.

3. Nigeria Basketball Federation Signs 5-Year Deal With Total

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has signed a 5-year deal with Total EP Nigeria worth N150m (One Hundred and Fifty Million Naira) for the sponsorship of the Men’s Divisions One and Two leagues.

AllNews reports that the NBBF and Total partnership which will run between 2020 and 2025 will see Divisions One and Two receiving fifteen million naira (N15m) each annually to organize and run the leagues. Read more here.

4. I'm Greater Than Your Fave, Davido Tells Wizkid's Fan

Days after stirring reactions with his recently released music effort dubbed "FEM", Davido has told a fan of Wizkid, that he is greater than the star boy.

AllNews reports that after a long silence on social media, Davido returned with “FEM”, an afro-pop single which is an onomatopoeia for “Shut up”. Read more here.

5. Buhari Presides Over Virtual Economic Advisory Council Meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari is presiding over an ongoing virtual meeting with members of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council.

The meeting which is holding virtually has the president attending from the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Read more here.

6. Osinbajo Attends ECOWAS Extraordinary Meeting In Ghana, To Meet Nigerian Traders

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is currently in Ghana to represent President Muhammad Buhari at an Extraordinary Summit of the Economic Community of West African States over the crisis in Mali.

Making this disclosure in a statement, the Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande said that the vice president will also be meeting with Nigerians in the country to discuss issues bothering them. Read more here.

7. Kaduna: Bandits Attack Abuja-Bound Train

An Abuja-bound train departing Kaduna was allegedly attacked by gunmen, although, reports had stated that villagers hurled stones at the train.

Granting that, reports on the attack are still sketchy, as at the time of publishing this report. Read more here.

8. I Believe Nigeria Can Develop A COVID-19 Cure - Motso Onuoha

As countries across the world race to find a cure for coronavirus, the effort of Nigerians in the search for a cure is advocated for by members of the Ministerial Committee on COVID-19 Herbal Remedies and Natural Compounds, as they believe that a cure could also emerge from Nigeria.

The Chairman of the committee, Motso Onuoha, said that Nigerians could also work to develop a home-grown solution to the pandemic. Read more here.

9. Emir Of Biu Emirate, Mustapha Aliyu, Is Dead

The Emir of Biu, Borno State, Mai Umar Mustapha Aliyu, has died, at the age of 79.

The monarch died on Monday night at the Federal Medical Center (Federal Teaching Hospital) in Gombe State after briefly battling an illness. Read more here.

10. Edo Decides 2020: Fani-Kayode Chides Tinubu Over Sponsored Broadcast On TVC

A former Minister of Aviation in Nigeria, Femi Fani-Kayode has lambasted Bola Tinubu, the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for his sponsored broadcast on TVC on Tuesday calling on Edo State residents to vote out Governor Godwin Obaseki and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Saturday’s election.

AllNews reports that Edo electorates will decide their number one citizen this weekend as the battle is between Obaseki and Osagie Ize – Iyamu of the All Progressives Congress (APC). 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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