Nigerian newspaper headlines January 6, 2017.
Outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama’s administration announced, on Thursday, the transfer of four detainees from the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay to the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Nigeria midfielder John Obi Mikel has become the latest big name player to join the Chinese Super League gold rush after leaving Chelsea for Tianjin Teda.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has called on the police to disclose how and where DSP Mohammed Akali and his orderly were allegedly murdered during the re-run legislative elections in the state.
After coming under heavy criticism for keeping silent on the killings in Southern Kaduna, President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday condoled with residents affected by the violence and directed the military and police to end the crisis in the area.
The leadership battle in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) resumed yesterday as Senator Ahmed Makarfi and Senator Ali Modu Sheriff disagreed over the immediate reopening of the party’s national secretariat which has been under lock and key since June last year.
The Muhammadu Buhari administration is scheming to grant special but illegal concession to an American power distribution company for the rehabilitation of high-voltage transmission lines across the country, in a deal that could breach the country’s extant procurement provisions.
The scarcity of aviation fuel has forced Arik Air to suspend its domestic and international flights from the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos, but the airline’s action however did not go down well with its stranded passengers as they staged a protest at the airport raining verbal abuses and physically assaulting the airline staff.
A Chibok girl was found yesterday near Sambisa Forest in Borno State.