Nigerian newspaper headlines December 30, 2016.
Over 40,000 bags of rice seized by the Nigeria Customs Service have been shared to Internally Displaced Persons’ camps, its Comptroller-General, Col. Hameed Ali, has stated.
Cleaners in annex one and two of the National Assembly yesterday withdrew their services in protest of the assembly’s inability to pay their five months outstanding salaries.
Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has accused the leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state of plotting to bomb him when he is airborne in the state-owned airplane in a desperate bid to get rid of him and capture the state at all cost.
The army yesterday dismissed a new video in which Boko Haram’s elusive leader Abubakar Shekau is disputing a claim that the jihadist group had been routed from its Sambisa Forest stronghold.
The Federal Government says it has recovered 40 brand new SUVs and other vehicles from a former Permanent Secretary who single-handedly appropriated the vehicles to himself when he left office.
The Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs is pushing for Diaspora voting in the coming general elections in 2019, Chairman, Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Sen Monsurat Sunmonu has said.
The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, has said that importation of rice and wheat gulped over N1 trillion in foreign exchange annually.