Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Thursday, 25th June, 2020
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1.Edo 2020: Rivers Court Strikes Out Suit Against Obaseki
A Federal High Court in Port Harcourt on Wednesday has struck out a suit seeking to bar Governor Godwin Obaseki from contesting the Edo State Peoples Democratic Party’s governorship primary scheduled for Thursday.
The Court took the decision after parties to the suit agreed out-of-court settlement and withdrew the matter which was before Justice E. O Obile.
2.Ondo: INEC Rejects APC’s Primary Election Notice
The Independent National Electoral Commission has rejected the notice of governorship primary sent to it by the ruling All Progressives Congress.
The electoral body hinged its decision on the fact that the notice was signed by only the party’s acting national secretary.
3.Demolition: Nigeria Won’t Engage In Street Fight With Ghana – Presidency
President Muhammadu Buhari’s spokesperson, Garba Shehu, has noted that the Federal Government of Nigeria would not engage in a street fight with Ghana over the demolition of the building in the premises of the Nigeria High Commission in Accra.
The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity stated this on Wednesday during an interview with State House correspondents.
4.President Buhari Endorses Giadom As Authentic APC Acting National Chairman
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday endorsed Victor Giadom as the acting National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The President noted that his decision is based on the rule of law.
5.Edo2020: Imasuagbon Reveals Why He Can Never Step Down For Obaseki
Mr Kenneth Imasuagbon, a Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship aspirant in Edo State has rubbished claims that he has decided to step down for Edo state Governor, Godwin Obaseki.
Imasuagbon, in a statement which he issued Wednesday afternoon stressed that he plans to win, not just be a part of people who contested.
6.NSCDC Confirms Arrest Of 27-Year-Old Man For Raping 3-Month-Old Baby
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has confirmed the arrest of a 27-year-old man identified as Ahmadu Yaro for raping a three-month-old baby.
Yaro was arrested by the Nasarawa State Command of the NSCDC in Adogi village of Nasarawa State.
7.APC Insists Giadom’s NEC Meeting Illegal Despite Buhari’s Endorsement
The National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Waziri Bulama, has described the National Executive Committee (NEC) called by Victor Giadom as illegal.
President Muhammadu Buhari had backed Giadom as the authentic Acting National Chairman of the APC while promising to attend the virtual NEC meeting scheduled for Thursday at the Presidential Villa.
8.Ondo: Gov. Akeredolu Debunks Allegation Of Bribing Lawmakers To Impeach Deputy, Ajayi Agboola
The Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, on Wednesday reacted to allegations of bribing members of the state House of Assembly with N10m each to impeach his deputy, Agboola Ajayi.
Akeredolu described the allegation as a tactic to distract his administration.
9.FG Carves Out 3 Companies From NIPOST
The ongoing reform of the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) is expected to birth three commercial ventures–NIPOST Properties & Development Company; NIPOST Transport & Logistics Company and NIPOST Microfinance bank Limited; when it is eventually completed.
The Director-General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Mr. Alex Okoh made disclosure in Abuja on Wednesday while inaugurating the sub-committee of the implementation committee for the postal sector reform, restructuring & modernisation of NIPOST at the Bureau’s corporate head office.
10.Assassins After My Life - APC Ag Chairman, Eta, Raises Alarm
The All Progressives Congress (APC) acting National Chairman, Hilliard Eta, has raised the alarm that certain persons are planning to send thugs from Port Harcourt to burn down the party’s national secretariat.
Speaking to newsmen on telephone at the secretariat, the National Vice Chairman (South-south) alleged that apart from the the planned arson, some people are also after his own life.
That’s the top Nigerian newspaper headlines for today. Have a nice day and see you again tomorrow.