Nigerian newspaper headlines November 11, 2016.
Kogi State House of Assembly has called on the Federal Government to accord the state its rightful status as an oil-producing one, following the exploration of oil in Echeno and Udeke, all in Ibaji Local Government Area of the state.
The Court of Appeal, Abuja division has allowed the motion for leave filed by the governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State, Eyitayo Jegede, SAN to challenge the judgement of Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja which ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to recognise Jimoh Ibrahim as candidate of the party.
Former minister of Aviation and director of Media and Publicity in the Campaign Organisation of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Femi Fani-Kayode was, yesterday, arraigned by the Federal Government before a Federal High Court, in Abuja, on a five-count charge of money laundering of N26 million.
There are strong indications that a gale of defection will soon hit the All Progressives Congress in the South-West.
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun, yesterday urged support for Rotimi Akeredolu at the governorship polls.
The continued free fall in the value of Nigeria’s local currency, the naira, has taken a big toll on the purchasing power of the ordinary man on the street, Director, Professional Programmes, Pan Atlantic University, Isaac-Ogugua Ezechukwu has said.
The Chairman of Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions, Senator Rafiu Ibrahim yesterday said time would soon run out on recalcitrant obligors of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), given the renewed commitment of the lawmakers to support AMCON’s debt recovery drive.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said most of the crude oil stolen from Nigeria passes through the Gulf of Guinea.
President Muhammadu Buhari and his deputy, Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday disappointed a mammoth crowd who thronged the Democracy Park in Akure for the flag off of the 2016 governorship campaign of the All Progressives Congress, APC.