Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today, 30th December



Shi’ite leader, El-Zakzaky not in our custody – Kaduna Prison

The authorities of the Kaduna Convict Prison on Wednesday denied claims that the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, was in the prison.


Nigeria wins bid to manage Belarus’s satellite for 15 years

Nigeria has made history in the global space technology market by becoming the first country in the Sub-Sahara Africa to manage a foreign satellite.

The Sun

Kidnappers of Jonathan’s cousin reduce ransom to N40m

Abductors of  former President Goodluck Jonathan’s cousin and Bayelsa Commissioner for Local Government, Madam Serefina Otazi have allegedly reduced their ransom from N100 million to N40 million according to family sources.


Wike to Begin Construction of Critical Access Roads to Strategic Towns

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has assured the people of the state that his administration will  construct critical  access roads to strategic  towns in the state with a view to developing  the  state’s  economy.

Daily Times

Nigerians to pay N86.50k for petrol from Jan. 1

Beginning from January 1, 2016, Nigerians will enjoy reduced price of petroleum products as the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA), late Tuesday announced new price for the product. The announcement was contained in a statement signed by the Executive Secretary of the PPPRA, Farouk Ahmed The new pricing amounts to 50k reduction in the price of petrol effective.


Nasarawa Assembly passes supplementary budget

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly on Wednesday passed the state’s supplementary budget of N2.7 billion to Gov. Tanko Al-Makura for assent.

Daily Trust

5000 PDP members in Akwa Ibom LG defect to APC, pledge support for Umana, Mbeh

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom State on Tuesday suffered a set back  following the defection of more than 5000 of it’s members in Obot Akara Local Government Area to the All Progressives Congress (APC).


National Mirror

Lagos records 260 fire disasters in December

In December 2015 alone, over 260 different fire outbreaks have been recorded, just as Galaxy Television’s head office in Lagos was gutted by fire.


Gov Wada Presents N74.9bn Appropriation Bill For 2016 To Assembly

Governor of Kogi State, Idris Wada yesterday, presented an Appropriation Bill of N75 billion for the 2016 fiscal year.

The Nation

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