Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: December 6

Nigerian newspaper headlines December 6, 2016.

Nigerian newspaper headlines December 6

Punch

I’ll mourn death of common sense in Nigeria on Jan. 20 –Soyinka

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has disclosed his intention to hold a private funeral on January 20 when the US President-elect, Donald Trump, will be inaugurated.

 

Vanguard

Journalist’s arrest by DSS: Kogi NUJ protests

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Kogi council on Monday directed journalists in the state to boycott government activities to protest the unlawful arrest of one of its members, Mr Friday Ogungbemi.

 

Guardian

MOSOP mulls reassessment of polluted sites in Ogoniland

Citing delay in the implementation of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report on Ogoniland, the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP) is contemplating reassessing the polluted sites to determine the extent of their contamination.

 

Thisday

Sakari, APC Leadership Meeting Rescheduled to Wednesday

The meeting between the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the party’s caucus in the Senate led by Senate President, Bukola Saraki has been postponed to tomorrow.

 

Leadership

Woman Bags 12-months Jail Term For Kidnapping 9-year-old Boy

An Iyaganku Senior Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan, has sentenced a 46-year-old woman, Fatimo Olalere, to 12 months imprisonment for kidnapping a 9-year-old boy.

 

Premium Times

Nigerian university suspends professor caught cheating in exams

The University of Jos (UNIJOS) has suspended one of its academic staff who was allegedly caught cheating while writing an examination on May 4.

 

The Sun

2019: God’ll give PDP 2nd chance –Bode George

Former deputy national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olabode George has expressed hope that God and Nigerians will give the erstwhile ruling party another opportunity to rule the country, again, in 2019.

 

The Nation

Osinbajo: Govt’s policy to protect manufacturers, farmers coming

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday in Kano said the Federal Government will roll out a new policy that will protect and encourage local farmers and manufacturers so that their products can reach the processing stage that will enable them to be ready for exportation so as to generate more foreign exchange for the country.

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