Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today, 23rd December

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Punch

Biafra: Kanu faces fresh charges

The Federal Government has filed six counts including treasonable felony against the founder of Radio Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, before a Federal High Court in Abuja.

http://www.punchng.com/biafra-kanu-faces-fresh-charges/

Vanguard

Budget 2016’ll revive economy, says Buhari

ABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, apologised to Nigerians over the persistent and biting fuel scarcity in the country and attributed the problem to market speculators and stakeholders who are resistant to change. He assured that the government was working hard to end the shortages urgently.

http://www.vanguardngr.com/2015/12/budget-2016ll-revive-economy-says-buhari/

The Sun

Buhari presents 2016 Budget, reassures petrol will still sell at N87/litre

President Muhammadu Buhari has presented the 2016 budget. Taking a departure from recent past where the budget was transmitted by a representative, Buhari – who was accompanied by Vice-President Yemi Osibajo and other members of the federal cabinet – presented government’s spending plan for 2016 to a packed joint session of the National Assembly.

http://sunnewsonline.com/new/national-assembly-on-lockdown-as-buhari-presents-2016-budget/

ThisDay

FG Declares December 24, 25, 28 Public Holidays

The federal government has declared December 24, 25 and 28 public holidays to mark Maulud Nabiy, Christmas Day and Boxing Day, respectively.

http://www.thisdaylive.com/articles/fg-declares-december-24-25-28-public-holidays/228720/

Daily Times

Edo: 2016’ll be tough, says Oshiomhole

Governor Adams Oshiomhole says the year 2016 would be tough going by the crisis in the economy, triggered by a sharp decline in the national revenue by more than 55 percent. He was, however, optimistic that, even so, his government would perform well.

http://dailytimes.com.ng/edo-2016ll-tough-says-oshiomhole/

Guardian

Two professor siblings in court over deceased mother’s property in Lagos

TWO professors born of same parents, Prof. Felicia Durojaiye Oyekanmi of the University of Lagos and her elder brother, Prof. Adebayo Durojaiye, are locked in a fierce battle over inheriting their late mother’s two houses in Lagos State.

http://www.ngrguardiannews.com/2015/12/two-professor-siblings-in-court-over-deceased-mothers-property-in-lagos/

Daily Trust

2016 budget is meant to fulfil our promises – APC

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has assured that many of the promises made to the Nigerian electorate by the party in the course of the 2015 presidential campaign are contained in the proposed 2016 National Budget.

National Mirror

Borrowing N2trn to finance 2016 budget, fraudulent –PDP

Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has que-ried President Mu-hammadu Buhari’s deci-sion to borrow N2 trillion, the biggest in the history of the country, to fund the 2016 budget as the height of recklessness and deceit from a government that trends on propaganda

http://nationalmirroronline.net/new/borrowing-n2trn-to-finance-2016-budget-fraudulent-pdp/

Leadership

Fuel Subsidy Removal Inevitable – Oyegun

The national chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, stated on Tuesday that the eventual removal of fuel subsidy was inevitable.

http://leadership.ng/business/485807/fuel-subsidy-removal-inevitable-oyegun

The Nation

Faleke to tribunal: declare me Kogi governor-elect

The running mate to the late Abubakar Audu, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November 21 governorship poll in Kogi State has asked the Election Petitions Tribunal to declare him governor-elect.

http://thenationonlineng.net/declare-me-governor-elect-faleke-tells-tribunal/

Tribune

Substenance of Nigeria’s unity greatest challenge facing us – Obj

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has identified the sustenance of the unity of Nigeria as the greatest challenge confronting Nigerians.

http://tribuneonlineng.com/sustenance-of-nigeria%E2%80%99s-unity-greatest-challenge-facing-us-%E2%80%94obj

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