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Nigerian Newspapers

The Newspapers: Things You Need To Know This Friday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has claimed that the person behind the quit notice issued to Igbos living in the North, resides in Lagos, wondering a lagosian could be giving ultimatum to those…

23rd June 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need To Know This Thursday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, yesterday received signatures from the electorates in Kogi West Senatorial District demanding the recall of lawmaker representing the district, Dino Melaye from the Senate. The electorates submitted their…

22nd June 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need To Know This Wednesday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. One of Nigeria’s telecommunication companies, Etisalat has now been taken over by ten major Nigerian lenders over failure to service its debt. The lenders include, Zenith Bank, GT Bank, First Bank, UBA, Fidelity Bank,…

21st June 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need To Know This Tuesday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. Two female suicide bombers were on Monday intercepted when they tried to gain access into Dalori 2 Internally Displaced Persons ‎ (IDPs) camp. Two other female suicide bombers also detonated their explosives at the…

20th June 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need To Know This Monday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. Report says multiple explosions were heard around Dalori area of Maiduguri, the Borno state capital Sunday night as Boko Haram insurgents ambushed some military men along along Maiduguri-Biu road killing three soldiers. The report…

19th June 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need To Know This Saturday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has issued certificate of registration to newly registered political parties. They are Young Progressive Party (YPP), Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA), New Generation Party of Nigeria (NGP), All…

17th June 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need To Know This Friday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. Suspended House of Representatives member, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has been expelled by the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chapter in Bebeji local government area of Kano State. The local government chapter of the ruling party explained…

16th June 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need To Know This Thursday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. British politician and former military officer, Eric Stuart Joyce, who has since concluded that President Muhammadu Buhari is no longer alive has again stirred up controversy over the health of President Muhammadu Buhari, challenging…

15th June 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need To Know This Wednesday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1: Acting President Yemi Osinbajo Tuesday evening meet with northern elders in connection to the quit notice by a coalition of youths in the North that Igbos should vacate the region within three months. Osinbajo…

14th June 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need To Know This Tuesday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo yesterday signed into law the 2017 Appropriation Act into in the presence of the leadership of the National Assembly and other top government officials at the presidential Villa. The budget…

13th June 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need To Know This Monday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. The All Progressives Congress, APC, South-East zone, has described the ultimatum given Igbos resident in the North to vacate as a huge joke taken too far. The party in a statement by the zone’s…

12th June 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need To Know This Sunday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. Dr John Danfulani, Chairman, Centrum Initiative for Development And Fundamental Rights Advocacy, CEDRA, has enjoined governor Nasiru Ahmed El-Rufai to prove his impartiality by arresting and prosecuting the Northern Youth groups and Professor Ango…

11th June 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need To Know This Friday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo was in Maiduguri yesterday for a one day official visit. His visit was few hours after Boko Haram terrorists invaded Maiduguri, leaving so many people dead. Osinbajo was…

9th June 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need To Know This Thursday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has called for the arrest of those behind the three-month quit notice given to Igbos to vacate the North. In a statement signed by his spokesman, Samuel Aruwan, El-Rufai…

8th June 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need To Know This Wednesday

1. The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency has stated that it did not approve any N5 increase in pump price of Premium Motor Spirit, also known as petrol. The agency refuted media speculations of an imminent increase in the price of petrol by N5…

7th June 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need To Know This Tuesday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. Two people have been killed in Ikwerre Local Government area of Rivers state by suspected cult groups. One of those killed was a man identified as Uchechukwu was shot dead at Igwuruta community in…

6th June 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need To Know This Friday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. A group, Civil Society Network Against Corruption, has petitioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, demanding the investigation of the lawmaker representing Kogi-West senatorial district, Senator Dino Melaye, and Justice Akoh Ikpeme over an…

2nd June 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need To Know This Thursday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from‎ Nigerian Newspapers 1. The South East Peoples Assembly, SEPA, has asked the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to immediately revoke the bail granted the leader of the Indigenous People oF Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu by Justice…

1st June 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need To Know This Wednesday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. Nigerian Senate on Tuesday passed the Bill on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters between Nigeria and other Foreign States. Senate President, Bukola Saraki explained that the anti-money laundering legislation was a key component of…

31st May 2017

The Newspapers: Things You Need To Know This Tuesday

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. Former PDP National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh has broken his long silence in his Democracy Day message. According to him, a lot of the talk has been on the progress in the fight…

30th May 2017