Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: October 24

Nigerian newspaper headlines October 24, 2016.

nigerian newspaper headlines october 24

 

Guardian

NBA, chief justice to decide fate of judges accused of graft

Nigeria’s body of lawyers is to meet with the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) to take a harmonised position on the fate of the seven judges being investigated by the Department of State Services (DSS) and save the judiciary from further embarrassment.

 

Vanguard

Chevron launches cassava projects with 40 graduates

Chevron Nigeria Limited through the Partnership Initiative in the Niger Delta (PIND) has launched Youths Cassava Enterprise Project with 40 graduates to pilot the scheme in Ondo state.

 

Punch

Sanusi, Saraki, Aregbesola proffer solutions to recession

As the nation continues to wallow in recession, stakeholders, including the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, have highlighted the need to focus on addressing the issues that pushed the economy into the crisis.

 

Thisday

Ondo Guber Race: Ibrahim Accuses INEC Staff of Demanding $1m Bribe

The tussle over the rightful candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the November 20 governorship election in Ondo State assumed a new dimension at the weekend, when the candidate of the Senator Ali Modu Sheriff-led faction of the party, Mr. Jimoh Ibrahim, alleged that an official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) demanded a bribe of $1 million from him.

 

Leadership

BBOG Group Recommends VARS For Restoration, Reintegration Of Rescued Chibok Girls

The BringBackOurGirls (BBOG) group has recommended the use of the instrument of Verification, Authentication and Rehabilitation System (VARS) for effective and credible identification and rehabilitation of the 21 released Chibok girls.

 

National Mirror

Judgegate: Ploy by EFCC to shield some senior lawyers uncovered

Indication emerged at the weekend that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, may have concluded plans to shield some prominent legal practitioners that transferred huge sums of money to judges’ bank accounts.

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