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10 top stories from Nigerian newspapers, Monday morning, September 28, 2020



Top 10 stories from Nigerian newspapers
These 10 top stories from Nigerian newspapers will interest you this morning.
1. Nigerian govt working with neighbouring countries on reopening of borders – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said on Sunday the Federal Government was working towards the reopening of Nigeria’s land borders. Read more

2. 126 new cases of COVID-19 take Nigeria’s total to 58,324; death toll now 1,108

Nigeria on Sunday recorded 126 fresh COVID-19 cases. Read more

3. Suspected herdsmen abduct Catholic priest in Delta

Suspected herdsmen on Saturday evening abducted the Parish Priest of SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Delta State, Rev. Fr. Jude Onyebadi. Read more

4. Again, Boko Haram fighters attack Gov Zulum’s convoy in Borno

Boko Haram fighters on Sunday morning attacked the convoy of Borno State governor, Babagana Zulum. Read more

5. APC may zone presidential ticket to South East in 2023 – Party chieftain

The Director-General of Voice of Nigeria (VON), Mr. Osita Okechukwu, said on Sunday the All Progressives Congress (APC) would likely zone the party’s presidential ticket to the South-East in 2023. Read more

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6. STRIKE: No going back, Labour says after meeting with Gbajabiamila

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Sunday met behind closed-doors with the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila over its proposed strike action from Monday, September 28. Read more

7. Airline operators opt-out of labour strike

Airline operators in the country have opted out of Monday’s mass action called by organised labour. Read more

8. Nigeria’s security challenges caused by bad governance – CAN

The President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CBN), Dr. Samson Ayokunle, on Saturday charged the government at all levels to address the worsening insecurity in the country. Read more

9. 13 Boko Haram insurgents, family members surrender to military in BornoThe Defence Headquarters said on Sunday 13 Boko Haram terrorists and their family members have surrendered to the military in Borno State. Read more

10. Suarez plays for 20mins, scores twice on Atletico debut

Uruguayan forward, Luis Suarez began his stay at Atletico Madrid in style as he bagged two goals in the club’s 6-1 victory over Granada. Read mor

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