Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: December 18

Nigerian newspaper headlines December 18, 2016.

Nigerian newspaper headlines December 18

 

Punch

First lady, Osinbajo, others absent as Buhari marks 74th birthday

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and principal officers of the National Assembly were conspicuously absent when officers and men of the Presidential Brigade of Guards held a special parade to mark President Muhammadu Buhari’s 74th birthday on Saturday.

 

Vanguard

Sultan of Sokoto visits Enugu to honour Rangers

His Eminence, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji (Dr.) Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, is among the dignitaries expected to attend tomorrow’s grand reception being organised by the Enugu State Government in honour of the 2015/2016 Nigerian Professional Football League Champions, the Enugu Rangers International Football club.

 

Guardian

ECOWAS issues deadline to resolve Gambian crisis

Chairperson of the of the Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) Heads of State and Government and the Liberian President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, has issued deadline for the resolution of the political logjam in Gambia.

 

Thisday

Details Emerge on Suspicious Payments to Firm Linked to SGF

Details have emerged on how suspicious payments were made by Josmon Technologies, a firm that was awarded contract by the Presidential Intiative on North East (PINE), into the bank account of Rholavision, a company linked to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Babachir David Lawal.

 

Premium Times

Nigerian passenger passes out aboard KLM flight

Pandemonium broke out Friday aboard KLM Flight KL 0587 bound to Lagos from Amsterdam after a male passenger passed out in the hands of two men in plainclothes believed to be Dutch policemen.

 

The Sun

Police to investigate violence in Rivers re-run

The Nigeria Police Command has set up a team of detectives and experts to conduct a thorough investigation into the incidents that marred peaceful conduct of the re-run election in Rivers State.

 

The Nation

SPAR, MAN, others lead campaign for made in Nigeria goods

The campaign for made in Nigeria goods is further gathering momentum as SPAR Nigeria, which is part of the international restore stores chain has set machinery in motion to promote startups and small businesses across the country.

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