Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 21st December

The Nation

El-Rufai to Atiku: prove you funded Buhari’s campaign

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai threw the challenge and stated why the forme vice president quit the All Progressives Congress (APC) — there was no room for him to run for president after governors endorsed  Buhari for a second term.


For disturbing the peace, ‘Fresh PDP’ leaders ought to have been arrested, jailed —Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State and Chairman, Peoples’ Democratic Party’s Governors’ Forum has said that those who have identified themselves as “Fresh PDP” ought to have been arrested and jailed for disturbing the peace of the nation.


EFCC releases Innoson boss, accuses him of N1.4bn fraud

The Senate Committee on Financial Crimes and Anti-Corruption, on Wednesday, quizzed the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, over the arrest of the Chairman/Managing Director of Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing, Chief Innocent Chukwuma.


Why we endorsed Buhari, Bello— Sen Adeyemi

THE former senator representing Kogi West senatorial district, Senator Smart Adeyemi, yesterday, said the people of the district endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for another term in office based on the achievements of his administration in the last 29 months.
The Sun

Ikpeazu’ll be last PDP governor in Abia –Nwankpa, APC state chairman

Chief Donatus Nwankpa is the Abia State chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). In this interview, he said Governor Okezie Ikpeazu’s administration will be the last Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) administration in the state.


Senate C’ttee: Police Got Only N3bn of Its N20bn Capital Budget This Year

A paltry sum of N3 billion of the N20 billion capital appropriation for the Nigeria Police Force has so far been released in its 2017 budget.

Daily Times

Enugu State Govt seals Soludo’s hotel, others over N6.6b tax evasion

The Enugu State Board of Internal Revenue Service on Wednesday sealed Nondon International Hotel Ltd allegedly owned by Prof. Charles Soludo former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria.


Defections, Oyo APC, opposition and mixed gains

The recent mass movement of some political bigwigs and their supporters from the opposition parties to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State has not only brightened the chances of the party to win future elections but has also changed political calculation in the state.

Daily Trust

‘Mama Taraba’ should follow Atiku to PDP — Senator Ikenya

Joel Danlami Ikenya is a former senator who represented Taraba South in the 7th National Assembly. In this interview, Ikenya, who contested Taraba governorship in the 2015 elections, aligns himself with Governor Kashim Shettima’s position on restructuring, and commended the efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari in the last two years





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