This is our top headlines from Nigerian Newspapers for Today, Friday 17th May 2019:
A human rights activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr Femi Falana, has accused politicians and some senior lawyers of hijacking the criminal justice system and working together to frustrate the effective prosecution of corruption cases pending in several courts.
Former acting president of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Chief Mike Umeh has been discharged and acquitted by the Supreme Court in the case of money laundering in which he was charged alongside former Sokoto State governor, Attahiru Bafarawa.
The Nigeria Police Force has arrested 93 suspected kidnappers and armed robbers in the last two weeks during operations in Kaduna, Niger and Katsina states.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) yesterday warned Nigerians against the activities of some fraudsters running an online investment scheme tagged ‘Loom Money Nigeria’.
The Shuwa village which is seven kilometres away from Michika both in the northern senatorial district in Adamawa is under a serious bombardment by Boko Haram insurgents.