Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today, 12th December



Families raise the alarm over missing corpses in Edo hospital

There was pandemonium on Friday at the Central Hospital in Benin, Edo State, when some bereaved families and mourners raised the alarm over the disappearance of two corpses from the hospital morgue.


Arms deal probe: I acted in Nigeria’s interest – Okonjo-Iweala

The immediate past Minister of Finance , Mrs. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, yesterday, reiterated her innocence in the ongoing probe on the multi-billion dollar arms deal, stating that in all her dealings, she strived to protect the interest of the country.

The Sun

Man drops dead after sex romp

Operatives of the Lagos State Po­lice Criminal Investigation De­partment, Panti, is set to unravel the mystery behind the death of Wale Ademola, 38, who was found dead in a hotel in the Shomolu area of the state on December 6, 2015.

This Day

We’ll not Disparage Buhari on Boko Haram, Says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said it would not attempt to pay back the ruling All Progressives Congress in their coin by seeking to gain political mileage over the Government’s failure to attain its target of wiping out Boko Haram by December.

Daily Times

Bill seeking death penalty for fake drugs dealers scales Second Reading

A Bill seeking to amend the Counterfeit, Fake Drugs and Unwholesome Processed Foods law in Nigeria, scaled the second reading in the Senate on Thursday.


New Electricity Tariff May Be Out Next Week

THE much talked about new electricity tariff will be ready and signed off in the new week, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has announced.


PDP Almost Destroyed Nigeria – el-Rufai

Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, yesterday accused the past administration of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of almost destroying Nigeria.

National Mirror

Police arrest undergraduate for stealing from women after raping them

Policemen attached to the XSquad Unit of the Lagos State Police Command are investigating a 300 level student of the University of Ilorin, identified as Adeposi Adeyanju (aka Frank) for allegedly luring ladies to hotels where he rapes and steals from them.


Protest as corpses disappear from Edo Mortuary

Two families who went to the mortuary of the Benin Central Hospital on Friday to pick the bodies of their relatives received the shock of their lives as the corpses could not be found.

The Nation

ThisDay publisher Obaigbena explains N670m collected from Dasuki’s office

The publisher of ThisDay newspapers, Mr. Nduka Obaigbena, has denied collecting any illegal money from former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki.


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