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Nigerian Newspaper: Top Headlines For Today, Friday, 13th March, 2020

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Hello Nigerians, Welcome to Daily Tells, this is the roundup of top newspaper Headlines in Nigeria for Today, Friday, 13th March, 2020

1. Abdulsalami Abubakar blames Buhari For Sanusi’s dethronement as Emir of Kano

Abdulsalami Abubakar, former head of state, has reacted to the dethronement of Sanusi as the Emir of Kano.

Abubakar said if President Buhari had intervened, Sanusi wouldn’t have been removed from his royal position.

He frowned at the leadership for allowing such thing to happened, said is sign of irresponsibility.

2. Gov. Fayemi Moves To Dethrone 16 Obas In Ekiti

Dr Kayode Fayemi, Governor of Etiki State has set up machinery for the dethronement of the 16 “Pelupelu” (Paramount) traditional rulers in the State.

Fayemi issued query to the 16 Obas today, giving them 72 hours to explain why they should not be removed from office for shunning government functions since August 2019.

Click the link to read the letter and the full detials

3. Breaking: Dethroned Emir Sanusi Arrived Lagos

The dethroned Emir of Kanu, Muhammad Sanusi has moved from Nassarawa where he was alleged to be exiled by the Kano State government to Lagos State.

Sanusi arrived Lagos on Thursday in the company of very heavy security.

Though the Ganduje’s government has refuted that, she did not banished the dethroned Emir, but information making the rounds had it that the government has been sued.

4. President Buhari ‘Escapes Attack’ In Kebbi State

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday escaped what looked like an attempt to attack him in Argungu, Kebbi State.

As seen in the video making rounds on the micro-blogging site, Twitter, which was posted by @segalink, the President posed for a picture session with the Kebbi State governor, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu and other dignitaries.

5. Senate Approves HND As Minimum Qualification For President, Governors

The Nigerian Senate has passed a second reading bill which proposed a constitutional amendment for Higher National Diploma (HND) or its equivalent as the minimum educational qualification for the office of the Nigerian President or state governors.

A bill which prescribes Higher National Diploma as minimum educational qualification for contesting for president or governor has been approved.

The bill sponsored by a member of the Peoples Democratic Party from Plateau State, Senator Isfifanus Gyan.

6. Court Approves Emergency NEC Meeting Against Oshiomhole

The Federal High Court in Maitama, Abuja, Nigeria’s seat of power has given approval for Emergency National Executive Committee (NEC) for the All Progressives Congress (APC) scheduled for 17th March 2020.

The presiding judge warned those against the meeting not disrupt the NEC meeting on the scheduled date or any subsequent date pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice already filed.

7. Abia State PDP Fixed Dates For Congress

The Abia State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has revealed so it will commence congress on Saturday, 14th March 2020, with congress holding in several wards in their state to elect new party leaders.

The Chairman of the party, Johnson Onuigbo, stated this while addressing newsmen following the joint meeting the party Executive, State Congress Committee and LGA Party Chairmen at the PDP Secretariat in Umuahia on Thursday.

8. Coronavirus: Cristiano Ronaldo Quarantined

Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus forward has been quarantined out of fear of contacting Coronavirus.

His teammate, Daniele Rugani was confirmed yesterday to be tested positive for the virus.

Rugani reportedly tested positive of the virus which puts the whole team at risk of contracting the virus.

9. Senate Approves HND As Minimum Qualification For President, Governors

The Nigerian Senate has passed a second reading bill which proposed a constitutional amendment for Higher National Diploma (HND) or its equivalent as the minimum educational qualification for the office of the Nigerian President or state governors.

A bill which prescribes Higher National Diploma as minimum educational qualification for contesting for president or governor has been approved.

10. I Bought An Engagement Ring For Him To Propose, He Sold It To Fix His Car

A lady took to micro-blogging site (Twitter) to expressed her frustration on her desperate marriage proposal.

She wrote: I bought an engagement ring for my her boyfriend to propose only for him to end up selling it to fix his car.

This is Nigerian newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Daily Tells Nigeria. See you again tomorrow.

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