Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 14th December

 

Leadership

I Have No Plans To Replace Osinbajo, Says Tinubu

The All Progressives Congress (APC) national leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has put a lie to a speculation that he may be picked by President Muhammadu Buhari as his running mate in 2019, describing the report as  a “classic case of utterly and irredeemably-fake news.”

The Sun

Anambra: Identity consciousness, reason for APGA’s landslide victory – Offodile

Chudi Offodile, a former House of Representatives member played a key role in the November 18, Anambra governorship election. In this interview he shared his views on a number of issues including the governorship poll, South East politics and chances of APC in the next election.

Vanguard

Court orders Saraki to swear-in Okonkwo as Senator for Anambra Central

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday, ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to forthwith, issue Certificate of Return to Dr. Obiora Okonkwo of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as the validly elected representative for Anambra Central Senatorial District.

Punch

Civil servant to forfeit 86 vehicles, four houses to FG

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Apo, Abuja, has ordered that 86 luxury vehicles, together with four houses and a quarry plant in Abuja, belonging to a civil servant, Mr. Ibrahim Tumsah, be temporarily forfeited to the Federal Government.

Thisday

Judiciary Now Victim of corruption, Says Former Chief Judge Auta

Justice Ibrahim Auta, a former Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, has said the judiciary, especially the judges have become victims of corruption in the country.

Daily Times

NLC chastises Ayade over early payment of Dec. salary in C’River

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Cross River State Council has chastised Governor Ben Ayade for paying December Salary on November 30, describing it as deliberate attempt to impoverish workers in the state.

Guardian

FG, stakeholders pledge end to fuel scarcity soon

The Producers’ Forum of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria(PENGASSAN) has said it is working in partnership with the Federal Government to urgently address fuel scarcity in some parts of the country.

Daily Trust

Tambuwal, Wike, Okowa, Ibori hold discreet meeting in Asaba

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state, Wednesday played host to governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State and Nyesom Wike of Rivers state, barely three days after the National Convention of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP).

Tribune

20 vehicles burnt as tanker explodes in FESTAC

No fewer than 20 vehicles and four commercial motorcycles were on Wednesday afternoon burnt when a tanker laden with petrol fell and spilled its content on the Festac Link Bridge in Awuwo Odofin (LGA) of Lagos State.

The Nation

PDP has great set of national leaders – Metuh

A former National Publicity Secretary of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, has described the party’s newly-elected National Working Committee (NWC) as “one of the best set of national leaders the party has ever produced.

 

 

 

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