Nigerian newspaper headlines November 21, 2016.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Angele Dikongue- Atangana has stated that the number of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Nigeria due to insurgency is 2.09 million.
More than three months after they crashed out of the qualifiers for the 2017 African Youth Championship and the African U—17 Championship, the duo of Coach Manu Garba and Emmanuel Amuneke will soon know their fate concerning their engagement with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).
Shell Companies in Nigeria, supported by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has signed Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) with eight Nigerian banks under the revised Shell Contractor Support Fund, the latest milestone in an effort to improve access to finance for Nigerian vendors and suppliers in the oil and gas industry.
Nigeria’s Army Chief has restated the government’s stance that the Boko Haram insurgents have been defeated.
The federal government is making plans to extend the validity period for international passport from five years to 10 years.
To ensure a cleaner environment, Delta State government has begun the construction of a mechanic village in Asaba where all automobile artisans are expected relocate to in the next 12 months after the project is completed.
The Federal Government has proposed an amendment to the Foreign-Exchange Act to enable the imprisonment of anyone who holds foreign currencies, especially the dollar, for more than 30 days.
Gubernatorial candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Jimoh Ibrahim (CFR) has promised to establish a down stream petroleum servicing company to be known as Ondo Oil limited with about 180 servicing stations within a year of his administration if elected governor on November 26.
Embattled former leader of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta Chief Government Ekpemupolo has disavowed threats to attack oil facilities in the Niger Delta.