Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 11th December

Punch

Slavery: Nigerian victims can’t sue Libya, says Falana

A  human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has said that Nigerian victims of slavery have no court to sue Libya for the violation of their rights.

Vanguard

Bankers C’ttee to create 100,000 jobs by Q1 2018

THE Bankers Committee, yesterday concluded its annual retreat on the economy, with a decision to create 100,000 jobs by the first quarter of 2018.

Thisday

Nigerian Victims of Slavery Cannot Sue Libya, Says Falana

A human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Femi Falana, has stated that the Nigerian victims of slavery cannot sue Libya, stressing that the shameful slave trade which Nigeria is battling with is part of the fallout from the removal and brutal killing of President Muammar Gaddafi by armed gangs supported by the allied forces of imperialism led by the United States under President Barrack Obama.

The Sun

My six-month suspension was unconstitutional -Ndume

Senator Ali Ndume was suspended by the upper legislative chamber of the National Assembly in March, following the adoption of a report submitted by the Senate committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions.

Daily Times

How PDP looters funded Buhari’s 2015 campaign– Senators, Reps

Peoples Democratic Party members at the National Assembly have hit back at President Muhammadu Buhari over his comment that looters would not return to power in 2019.

Daily Trust

APC a group of deceitful characters – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), ‎yesterday, described the All Progressives Congress (APC) as an “organisation of deceitful characters.”

Tribune

I did not insult Yoruba —Wike

The controversy trailing a comment credited to a former deputy national chairman (South) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and one of the aspirants, who withdrew from the race citing insult to the Yoruba race by the Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, Chief Olabode George, appeared to have been put to rest on Saturday, as the governor denied ever insulting the Yoruba.

Leadership

FG Spends N117bn On Debt Servicing In 9 Months – CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has disclosed that an estimated N118 billion ($384.98 million at N306.4/ Dollar) has been spent by the Federal Government on debt services/payments between January and September 2017.

The Nation

2019: Atiku’s plan shaky as governors seize PDP

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar’s presidential ambition was hanging in the balance at the weekend, with the governors taking control of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Premium Times

Come join us, Labour Party tells senator suspended by PDP

Barely 48 hours after Buruji Kashamu was suspended for one month by his party, PDP, the Labour Party, LP, said it is ready to accommodate the controversial politician into its fold.

 

 

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