Newspaper Headlines For Today, Sunday, 16th February, 2020

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Good Day, Nigeria, welcome to Odogwublog Newspaper Headlines in Nigeria for today Sunday, 16th February 2020.

Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.

1. 2023: Why North Won’t Surrender Power To South – Junaid Moh’d

A lawmaker of the Second Republic and elder statesman, Junaid Mohammed, has berated leaders of the South-south for asking to complete the remaining four years of Goodluck Jonathan presidency. He said the South-south wouldn’t have gotten into power if not for the unfortunate death of Umaru Musa Yar’Adua.

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2. Biafra: IPOB’s Nnamdi Kanu Addresses ‘Biafrans’ After Parents’ Burial

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has addressed “Biafrans“, expressing gratitude to his supporters for the successful burial of his parents, Eze Israel Okwu Kanu and his wife, which took place in Isiama Afaraukwu community in Umuahia North LGA of Abia State. This online news platform had reported earlier that the parents of the IPOB leader, late HRH Eze Israel Okwu Kanu and his wife late Ugoeze Sally Nmeme Okwu-Kanu were buried on Valentine’s day, Friday, February 14, 2020.

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3. Biafra: Fear Of Arrest, Nnamdi Kanu Shuns Parents’ Burial

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, shunned his parents’ burial on Friday, February 14, raising questions if the decision was taken to avoid a rearrest by security agents in Nigeria for jumping bail. This online news platform had reported earlier that the parents of the IPOB leader, late HRH Eze Israel Okwu Kanu and his wife late Ugoeze Sally Nmeme Okwu-Kanu were buried on Valentine’s day, Friday, February 14, 2020.

4. Seven Killed In Fresh Kaduna Village Attack

Unknown gunmen have killed seven persons in fresh attack on Maro Village bordering community between Kajuru and Kachia councils of Kaduna State. Odogwublog gathered that the latest attack was confirmed by the Kaduna State Police Command in a statement.

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5. Keyamo Reacts To Supreme Court Ruling On Bayelsa

The Minister of State for Labour and Productivity, Festus Keyamo (SAN), has praised the Supreme Court over its Judgement on matters concerning the 2019 general elections. Odogwublog recalls that the Supreme Court on Thursday nullified the election of Bayelsa State governor-elect, David Lyon and his running mate Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo.

6. Uber Passenger Jumps Into Lagoon From Third Mainland (Video)

A yet to be identified man has jumped into the lagoon from the popular Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos. Odogwublog reports that rescuers have been mobilised to the scene and are making frantic efforts to save him.

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7. Two Suspected Coronavirus Cases In Nigeria Test Negative

An official of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Emeka Oguanuo, has revealed that two persons who came into Nigerian from China have tested negative to coronavirus. Odogwublog reports that the NCDC was conducting tests on travellers from China.

8. Apostle Suleman Reacts As UEFA Ban Man City From Champions League

Apostle Johnson Suleman of Omega Fire Ministries has expressed shock over UEFA’s decision to ban Manchester City from the Champions League. Odogwublog recalls that UEFA had banned City from all European competitions for the next two seasons.