Nigerian newspaper headlines December 11, 2016.
The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, on Friday outlined a 10-point fiscal roadmap to reset the Nigerian economy to a path of growth.
The Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN), has called on the government to provide enabling environment for its members through reduction of taxes on imported pharmaceutical raw materials, to ensure the continued survival of pharmaceutical businesses in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari, governors, traditional rulers and prominent Nigerians yesterday eulogised the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi for his leadership qualities and achievements since he ascended the throne a year ago.
Akwa Ibom State governor, Udom Emmanuel, yesterday, escaped unhurt as the building of the Reigner’s Bible Church International in Uyo, during a worship session.
Just as experienced during the 2015 general elections and the March 19 rerun, yesterday’s legislative rerun in Rivers State was again marred by killings, bomb blasts, gunshots, thuggery, violence and snatching of ballot boxes and other electoral materials.
Forty-one days after the coastal states of Niger Delta under the auspices of Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, led by former Federal Commissioner for Information, Chief Edwin Clark, met with President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja, the people are still unsure of Mr. President’s frame of mind.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has submitted an official report to the Independent National Electoral Commission on the 100 electoral officials who allegedly received part of the $115m (N23bn) disbursed on the instruction of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, during the build-up to the 2015 presidential election.
The Head of Media and Public Affairs, of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, yesterday disclosed that the commission would drag more bank managing directors and chief executives of banks to court over allegations of money laundering.