Nigerian newspaper headlines November 18, 2016.
The Senate yesterday rejected President Muhammadu Buhari’s nomination of Aliyu Saidu Abubakar from Bauchi State as a non-executive commissioner to the governing board of Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC.
Another bout of aviation fuel scarcity appears to have begun at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, yesterday, with airline operators unable to get the volume required for optimal daily operations.
The Senate yesterday confirmed the nominations of Hon. Justice Sidi Dauda Bage and Hon. Justice Paul Adamu Galinje as Justices of the Supreme Court.
The Federal Government is targeting to raise $15 billion from its planned joint venture cash calls exit with oil companies by next year.
Leading candidates in the tussle for Ondo State governorship have intensified horse trading and power-sharing to shore up support for their aspirations, 10 days to the electoral contest.
The Debt Management Office, DMO, sold far fewer bonds than it offered on Wednesday, as investors demanded higher yields from a government struggling to contain its borrowing costs.
The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has called on the International Criminal Court, Amnesty International and other world bodies to investigate the murder of Shi’ite members in Zaria, Kaduna and Kano states, as well as the ongoing killings in the Southern Kaduna.
The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) yesterday lamented that its members lost a whopping N500 billion to the flexible exchange rate introduced by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).