Newspaper Headlines November 15th

Newspaper Headlines November 15th

NEWSPAPER HEADLINES Headlines from Punch Buhari in Ebonyi, urges Igbo to reject secession propaganda Senate okays Buhari’s $5.5bn loan request Nigeria’s debt grows by N8tn in two years FG links 2,671 seized rifles to Nnamdi Kanu AGF writes to Reps, seeks review of EFCC Act Ndume resumes today as legal battle continues Peace corps asks IG to unseal headquarters 258 more Nigerians arrive from Libya N5.1bn fraud: Jonathan’s ex-aide loses bid to travel abroad N1.1bn…

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Nigeria’s Debts Hit N20 Trillion – DMO

Nigeria’s Debts Hit N20 Trillion – DMO

Data made available by the Debt Management Office (DMO) yesterday showed that Nigeria’s debt stock has hit N20 trillion—as at September 30. Domestic debt accounts for 76.96 per cent of this figure while foreign debt accounts for 23.04 per cent. In figures, domestic debt stood at N15.679 billion, an increase of 4.1 per cent from the N15.034 trillion recorded in June. Foreign debt stood at N4.694 trillion, a rise of 1.9 per cent above the…

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Court Grants Interim Forfeiture Of N350m Belonging To Patience Jonathan

Court Grants Interim Forfeiture Of N350m Belonging To Patience Jonathan

A Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday granted an order temporarily freezing N350 million allegedly traced to Patience Jonathan, wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan. Justice Hadiza Rabiu-Shagari gave the order at the court’s sitting on Tuesday. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC had claimed the said money was transferred to a company’s account while Mrs Jonathan was serving as a Permanent Secretary in Bayelsa State between 2012 and 2013. The commission alleged that…

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Keep Your Cheap Award I Don’t Need It- Davido Blasts AFRIMA Organisers

Keep Your Cheap Award I Don’t Need It- Davido Blasts AFRIMA Organisers

Davido, Nigerian star singer has thrown a major shade at the organisers of All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA). Davido had on Sunday won two awards – ‘Best Worldwide Act and Best African Act’ – at the 2017 MTV EMAs. He made history as the first African act to win two EMAs in one night. However, his rival, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun aka Wizkid, won all three categories he was nominated for at the 2017 AFRIMA which…

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Buhari’s Visit To South-East Not For Politics- Buhari’s Spokesman

Buhari’s Visit To South-East Not For Politics- Buhari’s Spokesman

Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, has denied claims that President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the South-East region was politically motivated. He rejected the claims yesterday during an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today. Recall that the President left Abuja on Tuesday for Ebonyi State, kicking off his first official visit to the South East since he assumed office in 2015. “If some people are infusing political motives, they have…

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Nigeria Thrash Agentina 4-2 As Di Maria Laments Their Loopholes

Nigeria Thrash Agentina 4-2 As Di Maria Laments Their Loopholes

Paris Saint-Germain forward, Angel Di Maria has pointed out the turning point in Nigeria’s 4-2 win over Argentina in the friendly game in Krasnordar, Russia on Tuesday. The Super Eagles came back from two goals down to win 4-2, thanks to goals from Kelechi Iheanacho, Alex Iwobi and Brian Idowu. However, Di Maria said the goal by Iheanacho was the turning point of the game for the Nigerians. Ever Benaga and Sergio Aguero had put…

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Buhari Is Running Government Of Lies- Sule Lamido

Buhari Is Running Government Of Lies- Sule Lamido

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, 2019 presidential hopeful, Alhaji Sule Lamido has fired back at the presidency for saying he is morally and intellectually bankrupt to be Nigeria’s President. Lamido said the current administration had enthroned a regime of deceit and intimidation that would want Nigerians to keep quiet in the face of its failures in governance. He was responding to the presidency’s depiction of him as a man without morals. The immediate past governor…

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Portugal, Cameroon, Malaysia Patronise Nigerian Crude Oil

Portugal, Cameroon, Malaysia Patronise Nigerian Crude Oil

Portugal, Cameroon and Malaysia retuned to the Nigerian crude oil market after several months, crude export destination data released by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) showed. According to the report, around 948,000 barrels of Nigerian crude was exported to the Western European country in May 2017, the last shipment was in November 2016 when Portuguese orderd for about 996,000 barrels crude. The report also showed that West African neighbour Cameroon also bought 700,000 barrels…

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Ikoyi Loot: We Refused To Pay Wistleblower Because He Will Run Mad- Sagay

Ikoyi Loot: We Refused To Pay Wistleblower Because He Will Run Mad- Sagay

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has stated that the Federal Government does not want the whistle-blower who informed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of the N13bn in an Ikoyi apartment to run mad. According to him, the FG deliberately delayed the payment because he needed to be adequately counselled before such amount would be handed over to him. Sagay said if the commission, which the whistle-blower claims is…

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Buhari Speaks Ahead Of Visit To South East, Says No Part Of Nigeria Will Be Descriminated

Buhari Speaks Ahead Of Visit To South East, Says No Part Of Nigeria Will Be Descriminated

President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to carry all the sections of the country along in his administration. He said no part of the country would be discriminated against as long as he remained in power. Buhari was speaking ahead of his planned visit to Anambra and Ebonyi states. He said his administration would continue to invest in infrastructural projects that were of critical importance to the region. He made the statement via a Facebook post…

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