Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today, 16th December



FG may employ jobless graduates as teachers –Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, has said all youths in the country are not entitled to the N5, 000 monthly stipend promised by the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government.


Obasanjo begs APC to fulfill campaign promises made to Nigerians

Former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday visited Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State and urged the All Progressives Congress (APC) government to fulfill all campaign promises made to the people during the campaigns.

The Sun

Hardship in 2016 callous, Fayose tells Buhari

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has said it is callous for President Muhammadu Buhari to tell Nigerians to brace up for more hardship in 2016, adding that if he is no longer capable of ruling, he should resign and allow somebody more competent to run the affairs of the nation.


Buhari to Present 2016 Budget to National Assembly Tuesday

Barring any last minute change of mind, President Muhammadu Buhari will next Tuesday present N6.07 trillion budget proposal to the National Assembly.

Daily Times

FG stripping Boko Haram of religious pretentions, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari said, on Tuesday, in Abuja. that he expected religious leaders in Nigeria to do more to support his administration’s efforts to strip Boko Haram of all of its religious pretensions and fully expose the group as vicious terrorists, devoid of any moral or philosophical direction.

Daily Trust

FG wants to silence me – Metuh

The Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) national publicity secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh, yesterday said that the federal government might have finalized plans to silence him.
Metuh, who addressed newsmen at the PDP national secretariat in Abuja, said ‎he‎ never had any contractual dealings with the immediate past federal government led by former President Goodluck Jonathan or any of its security agencies.

National Mirror

Court sacks Secondus as PDP acting chairman

Justice Hussein Baba of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting in Maitama, yesterday, ordered the Acting National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Uche Secondus, to vacate office‎ within 14 days.


I Didn’t Collect N100m From Dasuki – Odili

Former Rivers State governor Peter Odili has denied allegations that he received N100million from the embattled former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd), through former minister of state for finance, Bashir Yuguda.

The Nation

N31b loot: Jonathan’s camp to seek talks with Buhari

N31b loot: Jonathan’s camp to seek talks with Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari and his predecessor, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, may soon meet over the mind- boggling revelations from the arms cash probe.


Kachikwu’s war yeild result, 20 vadals arrested

THE war against crude oil theft and pipeline vandalisation by the Minister of State for Petroleum and the Group Managing Director (GMD) of NNPC, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, has led to the arrest of 20 suspects.


30 dead in Boko Haram attack on Borno villages: vigilantes

Brutal weekend attacks on three villages by Boko Haram Islamists in the restive northeast of Nigeria have left 30 dead and 20 others wounded, a vigilante told AFP.


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