Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers

1. The Supreme Court will finally rule on the application filed by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its governorship candidate in Imo State Emeka Ihedioha, against Governor Hope Uzodinma and his party, the All Progressives Congress, APC.

The apex court shifted hearing on the application from Monday to Tuesday following a request by Ihedioha’s lawyer, Kanu Agabi.

2. Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (South-South), Archbishop Israel Eniyekemini, and his South-East counterpart, Bishop Goddy Okafor have asked President Muhammadu Buhari to replace Service Chiefs.

They condemned the “pampering” of repentant Boko Haram terrorists, the incessant killing of citizens and rape of women/girls by armed herdsmen across the country in a communique issued in Umuahia, Abia State, after a colloquium on insecurity in Nigeria convened by Bishop Sunday Onuoha.

3. Atiku Abubakar, a former Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, has called for an urgent reset of the country’s security architecture.

Atiku, who said this while reacting to the renewed attack in which over 50 persons were killed in Kerawa village, Kaduna State, noted that the current security chiefs have failed and should be replaced.

4. President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killing of fifty people in Kerawa village, Kaduna State.

Buhari in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said it was obvious that the bandits were unleashing their fury and frustration on innocent people because of the ongoing military and police offensive against them in the Birnin Gwari and Kaduru forests.

5. Malam Nasir El-Rufai, the Governor of Kaduna State, on Monday visited communities in Igabi and Giwa LGAs that suffered fatal attacks by bandits on Sunday.

According to a statement signed by the Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan on Monday, the Governor condoled the people of Kerawa, Zariyawa, Hashimawa, Wazata and other communities in Igabi and Giwa local government areas.

6. The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) has threatened strike over delay in the payment of their new minimum wage.

Salaam Abdussobur, National Public Relations Officer, in a statement on Monday, said while workers in other sectors were already enjoying the new wage, the federal government has abandoned university workers.

7. The Federal Government on Monday vowed to deal with any foreign airline that violated coronavirus screening procedures for passengers arriving in the country.

The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, was said to have given the warning in Abuja at the inter-ministerial meeting on coronavirus, noting that the said airlines that failed to distribute contact tracing forms to their passengers upon arrival at any of the international airports in the country would be sanctioned.

8. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, on Monday, arraigned an oil marketer, Ngozi Okoye, before the Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja for alleged N349m fraud.

Okoye was charged alongside her company, Menoil Oil and Gas Limited, on two counts of obtaining goods by false pretenses and stealing.

9. The Agbowu of Ogbaagba, Oba Dhikirullahi Akinropo, has dragged Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrosheed Akanbi, before an Osun State High Court, demanding N100m damages for an alleged assault against him by the royal father.

In a writ of summons dated 27th of February, 2020 issued by his counsel, Soji Oyetayo, detailing demands of Oba Akinropo, the claimant also asked for a perpetual injunction restraining the defendant, his servants and or agents from committing a further act of assault on him.

10. The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, says the Deputy Governor-elect whose certificate scandal cost the All Progressives Congress the Bayelsa State governorship seat, is on the verge of committing suicide.

The minister described the Supreme Court’s judgment as unfair, saying the matter was not a criminal one and should not have been treated in such a manner.