Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: November 21

Nigerian newspaper headlines November 21, 2016.

nigerian newspaper headlines november 21



Nigeria has over two million displaced persons, says UNHR official

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.



NFF technical committee meets over ‘failed’ coaches

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).



NNPC, Shell Sign MoUs with Banks for $2.2bn Contractor Support Fund

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.


Premium Times

Boko Haram has been defeated, Nigeria’s Army Chief insists

Nigeria’s Army Chief has restated the government’s stance that the Boko Haram insurgents have been defeated.



FG To Extend International Passport Validity To 10 Years

The federal government is making plans to extend the validity period for international passport from five years to 10 years.


The Sun

Delta partners private investor on N5bn mechanic village

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.



FG proposes jail term for dollar hoarders

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.


National Mirror

Ondo guber: Jimoh Ibrahim promises to establish Ondo Oil

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.


The Nation

Tompolo, kinsman trade accusations over pipelines bombings

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.


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