Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today, 11th December



FG’ll pay great attention to roads, others – Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has said the Federal Government will pay great attention and invest heavily in road infrastructure, power and housing in the coming years.


Govt must recover stolen funds from corrupt public officials – Lawmakers

Lagos state house of assembly has said that the Federal Government must recover stolen funds from indicted former public officials and their cronies.

The Sun

Appeal Court upholds Saraki’s election

Court of Appeal sitting in Ilorin, yesterday, upheld the election of Senate President Bukola Saraki as the lawmaker representing Kwara Central Senatorial District

This Day

PDP: Military Should Face Boko Haram, Not Rig Election for APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Thursday asked the Nigerian military to avoid the temptation of abandoning their constitutional role of securing the country to join the All Progressives Congress  (APC) in rigging election.

Daily Times

House of Assembly Speaker Impeached in kogi State

Speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Momoh Jimoh has been impeached. The impeachment of the Speaker was endorsed by 17 of the 25-member House.


Reps break record, presents 130 bills in one day

THE House of Representatives yesterday stunned National Assembly monitors when the chamber presented a total of 130 bills at a single session presided over by the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara at Thursday plenary.


Biafra: Agitation For Autonomy Must Be Within The Law – Tony Momoh

Former minister of Information and Culture, Prince Tony Momoh yesterday noted that those in the South-East of the country agitating for their autonomy have the right to do so but it should be in accordance with the law.


CBN seeks banks’ support to create over 1million jobs for young graduates

THE Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN) has solicited the support of all Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) in Nigeria, to create at least one million employment opportunities for young graduates in 2016.

The Nation

PDP, Reps, Anenih, Ayu, others named in N30b ‘loot’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will today begin the trial  of a former National Security Adviser (NSA), Mr. Sambo Dasuki, ex-Minister of Finance Bashir Yuguda and a former Director of Finance in the Office of the National Security Adviser, Mr. Shuaibu Salisu as well as  six others for alleged misappropriation N10billion.

New Telegraph

Arms deal: More trouble for Dokpesi

The Economic and Financial Crimes C o m m i s s i o n s (EFCC) has commenced investigation into the award of N8.4 billion contract to the former chairman of DAAR Communication Plc., Chief Raymond Dokpesi.



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