Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today Monday 3rd February 2020
Former Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, has backed Bola Ahmed Tinubu to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.
Lawan, who was sacked as SGF over his alleged involvement in the 2016 N500 million Grass-cutting scandal, told The Sun that the former Lagos State Governor has demonstrated that he is a good leader
2. Amotekun: Stop Betraying S/West – Fani-Kayode Advises MURIC’s Akintola
Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Minister of Aviation, has again berated the Director of the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), Prof. Ishaq Akintola.
Naija News reports that Fani-Kayode and Akintola have been at loggerheads over the establishment of the South-west security network, codenamed Operation Amotekun.
3. Senator Shehu Sani Narrates Ordeal In EFCC Custody
Senator Shehu Sani has revealed that he was subjected to traumatizing interrogation in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
In a statement released to newsmen on Saturday, the former lawmaker accused the anti-graft agency of compelling him to declare his assets.
4. Fresh Plot Underway To Wipe Out Christians, Islamize Nigeria – Pastor Enenche
Pastor Paul Enenche, the Senior Pastor of Dunamis International Gospel Centre, on Sunday said there is an ongoing war aimed at wiping out Christians and Islamizing Nigeria.
Naija News reports that Pastor Enenche was reacting to the beheading of Rev Lawal Andimi, the chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michikka, Adamawa State, by Boko Haram members.
5. Court Restrains Miyetti Allah From Holding Elections In Adamawa
An upper Area Court in Yola ordered an injunction restraining the Miyetti Allah cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) from conducting any elections in Adamawa.
The presiding judge of the court, Abubakar Muhammad granted an interim injunction barring MACBAN from conducting election, congress or any gathering for the purpose of determining the leadership of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association in Adamawa pending the hearing and determination of the case.
6. See Face Of Suspected Suicide Bomber Arrested While Trying To Bomb Oyedepo’s Winners Chapel
An attempt by a suspected suicide bomber to blow up a chapel of the Living Faith Church located at the Sabo metropolis of Chikun Local government area of Kaduna State on Sunday has been foiled.
The suicide bomber reportedly beat the security to gain entrance into the church building but was apprehended before he could carry out the deadly act.
7. Pastor Adeboye Leads Massive Protest Against Insecurity In Nigeria
Pastor Enoch Adeboye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) on Sunday, led other worshippers in a massive protest against the current state of insecurity in Nigeria.
The popular clergyman, joined by other members of the church, took to the streets of Lagos state, with placards bearing various inscriptions such as ‘all souls are precious to God’, ‘stop the killings’ God hurts when his creature hurt’ etc.
That’s the top Nigerian newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Peaceloaded News. See you again tomorrow.