Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: December 21

Nigerian newspaper headlines December 21, 2016.

Nigerian newspaper headlines December 21

 

Punch

Rivers: INEC Launches Investigation Into Leaked Audio Tape

The Independent National Electoral Commission has commenced investigation into a leaked audio tape allegedly involving the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, and some officials of the commission.

 

Vanguard

Passengers stranded nationwide as labour shuts down Arik Air

Air passengers were stranded at airports across the country yesterday, following crippling of Arik Air’s operations by protesting unions.

 

Guardian

Buhari signs eight bills into laws

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to eight bills already passed by the two chambers of the National Assembly.

 

Thisday

US Supports Nigeria’s Fight against Poverty with Additional $227.3m

The United States of America has announced the release of $227.3million to help fight poverty in Nigeria.

 

Leadership

PMB Receives Ghana’s President-elect, Akufo-Addo

President Muhammadu Buhari today received Ghana’s President-elect, Nana Akufo-Addo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

 

Premium Times

Fresh oil spill hits Ibeno communities in Akwa Ibom

Fresh oil spills suspected to emanate from American giant oil facility- ExxonMobil have hit more than 10 communities situated on the Ibeno shoreline in Akwa Ibom.

 

The Sun

Waste management: Lagos unveils new reform

In a bid to actualise the mega status, which Lagos aspires in the area of making the environment clean, a new waste management reform tagged “Cleaner Lagos Initiative” has been unveiled by the Lagos State government. The move, when in full swing, would make Lagos one of the cleanest cities in the world as residents would have a streamlined refuse collection method.

 

The Nation

Sultan to Govt: Find out how herdsmen acquire AK47 riffles

The Sultan of Sokoto, Dr Sa’ad Abubakar, has challenged the governments at all levels to investigate how suspected herdsmen and other Nigerians acquire AK 47 and other arms and ammunition.

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