Major Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Wednesday, September 16th, 2020

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1. 93 Discharged As NCDC Confirms 90 Fresh COVID-19 Cases, 8 New Deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Tuesday, September 15 2020, disclosed that the country has confirmed 90 new cases of COVID-19.


2. What Nigerians Should Do Concerning Petrol Price, Electricity Tariff Hike – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it’s not unmindful of the discomfort and financial strain the electricity tariffs and increase in petrol price has brought on Nigerians.


3. Like US, UK Moves To Blacklist Politicians Guilty Of Electoral Violence

As the Ondo and Edo governorship elections draw near, the United Kingdom has read the riot act to political actors and stakeholders.


4. PDP Hails Fresh US Visa Ban On Election Riggers

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has commended the U.S. for its fresh imposition of visa ban on those undermining Nigeria’s democracy and electoral process.


5. Tricycle Operators Protest Alleged Killing Of Colleague By Task Force

Commercial tricycle operators in Yenagoa on Tuesday staged a protest against alleged killing of their colleague by members of a task force set up by the state ministry of transport.


6. Nigeria’s Muhammad-Bande Bows Out As UNGA President

Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande, on Tuesday bowed out of office as President of the 74th session of the General Assembly.


7. COVID-19: Over 200 Soldiers Test Positive

Over 200 Senegalese soldiers returning from The Gambia where they served in a regional security force have tested positive for Covid-19, Senegal’s army and health ministry said Tuesday.


8. PTF Decries International Travellers Presenting Fake COVID-19 Results

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has raised the alarm that international travellers from some specific countries, who are COVID-19 positive, have been making their way into the country by presenting fake PCR results.


9. Ogun Workers Declare Strike Over Minimum Wage, Others

Workers in Ogun State have commenced a one-week warning strike over the failure of the government to implement the new minimum wage.


10. FG, LASG Place Ban On Barge Operations Along Marina Coastline

The Federal Government, in conjunction with Lagos State Government, on Tuesday, ordered the stoppage of all sorts of operations, which have desecrated the once beautiful and peaceful Marina coastline.


11. Youths On Rampage In Osogbo

Some youths have gone on rampage in Osogbo, capital of Osun State over alleged killing of two suspected internet fraudsters by police operatives.


12. Edo 2020: My Victory Will End Godfatherism, Tinubu Political Dynasty In Lagos – Obaseki

Governor of Edo, Godwin Obaseki, says his victory in the state gubernatorial election on Saturday will serve as a wake up call for Lagosians to end the political Dynasty of national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu in the state.


13. #Bbnaija: Muslim Family Holds Prayers Ahead Of Laycon’s Eviction

A Muslim family in Daura, Katsina State have held very serious prayers to stop Big Brother Naija Season 5 housemate, Laycon from being evicted.


14. Israel, Six Arab Countries Close Peace Deal – Trump

US President Donald Trump said Tuesday that “five or six” more Arab countries were poised to agree to normalize relations with Israel, in line with the landmark accords struck between the Jewish state and the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain.


15. COVID-19: ‘Students Must Pay 25,000 for Test’, Babcock Insists

The Director of Marketing and Communication, Babcock University, Dr. Joshua Suleiman, says all students resuming for the first semester of the 2020/2021 academic session must pay N25,000 for a COVID-19 test.


16. Robbery: MKO Abiola’s Children Released After 2 Weeks In Detention

Kassim and Aliyu, sons of Moshood Abiola have been released from police net after spending nearly two weeks.


17. Man Sets Wife, Daughter Ablaze During Argument (Photo)

A South African lady identified as @Misst_Thembs has shared shocking revelation about how her husband bathed her petrol and set her ablaze during an argument.


18. Fatal Arrogance: Islamic Group Attacks Nollywood Actor, Pete Edochie

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, Shiites, have slammed veteran Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie, over his role in a new movie, ‘Fatal Arrogance”.


19. BBNaija 2020: Kiddwaya Explains Relationship With Another Girl, Reveals Conversation With Erica

The evicted housemate, whose love interest was Erica in the house denied that he was in a relationship with a lady in viral videos and pictures.


20. Opinion: Pastor E.A Adeboye, Marital Advices And The Insulting Youths

A few weeks ago, twitter went agog because of some advices from the general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church Of God, Pastor E.A. Adeboye on marital success which came at different times on his twitter handle. On these different occasions, the elderly Clergy advised his ‘sons’ not to marry women who can’t cook and on another occasion, advised women on how to keep their marriage to enjoy marital bliss and these advices bothered on women doing household chores and some wifely duties.


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