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The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Friday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. The National headquarters of the Department of State services, DSS, Abuja, on Thursday, said it has arrested Bashiru Adams and Rufai Sajo, both suspected to be commanders of the budding Islamic State in…

22nd June 2018

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Thursday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. President Muhammadu Buhari, Wednesday, signed the 2018 Appropriation Bill into law. The total budget is N9.1 trillion, up from the N8.6 trillion estimates presented to the National Assembly. 2. The Obafemi Awolowo University,…

21st June 2018

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Wednesday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. President Muhammadu Buhari will today (Wednesday) sign the 2018 Appropriation Bill into law. A statement signed by Femi Adesina said Buhari will sign the budget by “noon (12 pm)” on Wednesday. The statement…

20th June 2018

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Tuesday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. Suspected sea pirates have killed three soldiers attached to the Joint Military Task Force in the Niger Delta, codenamed Operation Delta Safe, in a gun battle that lasted more than one hour. It…

19th June 2018

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Monday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. Former Governor of Kaduna State, Senator Ahmed Makarfi has declared to run in the 2019 presidential election. Makarfi, the immediate past Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, made the declaration…

18th June 2018

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Friday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. Several persons have been reportedly killed in two days in Logo local government area of Benue State by suspected herdsmen. It was gathered that the attackers, who have taken over large expanse of…

15th June 2018

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Thursday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. A Federal High Court in Abuja has sacked Senator Atai Aidoko of Kogi East senatorial district. The court presided over by Justice Gabriel Kolawole ruled that Mr Aidoko was wrongly presented as the…

14th June 2018

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Wednesday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. A federal capital territory (FCT) high court on Tuesday sentenced Joshua Dariye, a former governor of Plateau State to 14 years in prison. The court found Dariye guilty of misappropriating N1.16 billion Ecological…

13th June 2018

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Tuesday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. Workers under the umbrella of All Workers Convergence (AWC) on Monday issued a 21-day ultimatum to President Muhammadu Buhari to make pronouncement on the September date of new minimum wage. They threatened that…

12th June 2018

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Monday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s news summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. The death has been announced of reggae music icon, Ukeleke Onwubuya, otherwise known as Ras Kimono. The singer died Sunday morning in Lagos after complaining of ‘not feeling fine’ the previous night.…

11th June 2018

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Saturday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. A former Governor of Anambra State, Chukwuemeka Ezeife has warned against alleged plans by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to frame-up erstwhile President, Olusegun Obasanjo. Ezeife in a statement on Friday said Buhari’s…

9th June 2018

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Friday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. A chopper that was to convey Vice-President Yemi Osibanjo from the Nigeria Customs Command and Staff College, Gwagwalada in Abuja, was forced to land, few seconds after take off on Thursday. The helicopter…

8th June 2018

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Thursday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. The Nigerian Government has scrapped Award of HND Certificates by Polytechnics. The decision was reached at the Federal Executive Council, FEC, on Wednesday where the approval of a comprehensive reform of Nigeria’s tertiary…

7th June 2018

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Wednesday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met with the nation’s service chiefs behind closed doors. The meeting, which held at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, had in attendance all the current serving service chiefs.…

6th June 2018

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Tuesday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. The Nigeria Police Monday soft-pedaled on its alleged onslaught against Senate President, Bukola Saraki over its ongoing probe into the Offa Bank robbery in Kwara. The force that earlier directed the Senate President…

5th June 2018

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Monday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. No fewer than 10 persons were on Sunday killed with several persons injured in a clash that broke out between cult groups in Otukpo, Benue State. According to the Otukpo LG boss, Hon.…

4th June 2018

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Sunday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. The death has been announced of a former chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC), Mustapha Akanbi. Akanbi died Sunday morning in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital at…

3rd June 2018

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Saturday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has withdrawn from the race for the Party’s national chairmanship race. He made this known to journalists at his Abuja residence…

2nd June 2018

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Friday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. The Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU, on Thursday called off its 43-day-old strike. It directed its members to resume work on Friday. The body also slammed the Federal Government for failing to meet…

1st June 2018

The Newspapers – Things You Need To Know This Thursday

Loading... Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. Commercial activities were paralyzed in south eastern part of Nigeria on Wednesday by supporters of the defunct Biafra Republic as they marked the 30th anniversary of the short-lived country. The sit-at-home order, which…

31st May 2018