Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: October 16
The Consumer Price Index (CPI), which measures inflation, maintained its upward streak at the weekend as it increased to 17.9 per cent in September from 17.6 per cent it stood in the previous month.
The Defence Headquarters yesterday said that the military had no hands in the negotiation processes that led to the eventual release of some of the girls abducted by Boko Haram from Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State in April 2014.
The Nigeria Navy has again warned Niger Delta militants to desist from bombing of oil facilities or be crushed.
President Muhammadu Buhari gave assurance to Nigerians in Germany today that his administration will be unrelenting in prosecuting the anti-corruption war.
Former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, yesterday, described Nigeria’s current economic and political travails as a wasteland, expressing optimism the nation would overcome.
About 50 groups from the South-East and South-South on Saturday in Enugu State demanded the immediate and unconditional release of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu.
The 3000-strong aides to federal legislators are getting impatient with the management of the National Assembly over the non-payment of their cumulative Duty Tour Allowances and other entitlements put at N1.1billion.