Nigerian Newspaper Headines Today: December 30

Nigerian newspaper headlines December 30, 2016.

nigerian newspaper headlines december 30


No plastic rice in Nigeria, says NAFDAC

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.



National Assembly cleaners, consultant disagree over salary payment

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.



Wike Accuses APC of Plotting to Bomb His Plane

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 Nation

Army dismisses Shekau’s video as mere propaganda

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.



2 killed, mosque burnt as Igbo, Fulani clash in Enugu

There was tension in Enugu, yesterday, following the killing of two persons during a bloody clash between some Igbo and Fulani at Gariki Market, Enugu.

Premium Times

Nigerian govt ‘recovers 40 new SUVs, other vehicles from Perm Sec’

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.



Senate Pushes For Diaspora Voting In 2019

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 Sun

Rice, wheat import gulps N1trn annually – CBN

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.