Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Wednesday, 13th May, 2020

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Good Morning, Nigeria, Welcome To Naija News Roundup Of Top Newspaper Headlines In Nigeria For Today Wednesday, 13th May 2020

1. Buhari Appoints New Chief Of Staff

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Prof. Ibrahim Gambari as the new Chief of Staff.

Naija News understands that Prof. Gambari replaces former Chief of Staff, late Abba Kyari who died of coronavirus.

2. Supreme Court Delivers Final Verdict On Anambra South Senatorial Election

The lawmaker representing Anambra South in the Senate has become a happy man with the latest decision of the Supreme Court.

The happiness of the lawmaker, Ifeanyi Ubah was determined as the Apex court approved him as the senator representing Anambra South in the upper chamber of the national assembly.

3. Rivers: PDP Sacks Youth Leader Whose Hotel Was Demolished By Wike

The Peoples Democratic Party in Rivers State has expelled Princewill Osarojiji, the owner of one of the hotels demolished by the state Governor, Nyesom Wike.

The Expelled PDP member, Osarojiji was the Youth Leader of the party for Eleme Local Government Area.

4. Coronavirus: Details Of Ganduje’s Meeting With Emirs In Kano State

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, on Tuesday, had a meeting with the five Emirs in the state.

The Kano State Governor had a meeting with the monarchs to discuss on how to curtail the spread of Coronavirus in the state.

5. Court Of Appeal Gives Final Ruling On Diri’s Candidacy As Bayelsa State Governor

The Court of Appeal sitting in Owerri, the Imo state capital has affirmed the candidacy of Douye Diri as the winner of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) primary election in Bayelsa State.

The appellate court by its action on Tuesday has dismissed an appeal filed by Ndutimi Alaibe which challenged the emergence of Diri as the Bayelsa State 2019 governorship candidate of the PDP.

6. Reps Approve President Muhammadu Buhari’s Request To Borrow N850bn

President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to borrow N850bn from the domestic capital market to finance projects in the 2020 budget has been approved by the House of Representatives.

His request was approved barely a week after the Senate gave accelerated approval to the loan.

7. President Buhari Sends 42 Names Of Ambassadors-Designate To Nigerian Senate

President Muhammadu Buhari has released forty-two names of ambassador-designate to the upper chamber of the Nigerian Senate.

Naija News learnt that the names of the nominated presidential representative at several embassies were read out by the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan on the floor during plenary.

8. There Is A New Terrorist In Nigeria- IGP

As Nigeria still struggles with quelling the menace of the Boko Haram sect, another terrorist group, allegedly called Jama’atu Ansaril Muslimina fi Biladis Sudan or the Vanguard for the Protection of Muslims in Black Africa, has emerged.

This was made known in the early hours of today by the Inspector-General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team (IRT) which was led by a Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari.

9. People Of Bauchi State Don’t Believe In Coronavirus – Gov. Bala Mohammed

The Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed has lamented that some people in the state still do not believe in the existence of coronavirus (COVID-19).

The Governor made this known on Monday when he appeared on a programme on NTA.

10. NCDC/PTF Officials Coming To Cross River Must Be Isolated, Tested – State Govt

Governor Ben Ayade-led government has requested that officials of NCDC/PTF coming into the state be isolated for fourteent days and undergo test for Coronavirus before they can carry out their duty.

The Commissioner of Health in the state, Dr Betta Edu, who is also the Chairman of Coronavirus Task Force, further stated that the state protocol must be obeyed.

That’s the top Nigerian newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.

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