Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today Wednesday, 5th June 2019
The sum of £211,000,000 (N81.9bn) laundered by former Nigerian dictator, General Sani Abacha, has been seized from a bank in Jersey, Channels Islands by a British court.
A report monitored on UK Metro by Naija News, says the money was put in accounts held in Jersey by Doraville Properties Corporation, a British Virgin Islands company.
Amb. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande has been elected as the 74th UN General Assembly President
Naija News Understands that the election of Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations was never a surprise to the Nigerian presidency as he was elected through acclamation at the 87th plenary meeting of the Assembly in New York on Tuesday.
The organized labour has debunked talks going round that the Federal Government was not sincere enough to implement the N30,000 new minimum wage.
The President-General of the Trade Union Congress (TUC), Mr Bobboi Kaigama, speaking on Monday in Akure during the fifth Triennial Delegates’ Conference of the Ondo State chapter of the union insisted that the new minimum wage as approved by President Muhammadu Buhari was not a scam.
The immediate past Benue State House of Assembly, Speaker Titus Uba representing Kyan constituency has been re-elected for a second time.
The Deputy Speaker, Christopher Adaji, of Ohinmini State Constituency was also re-elected.
The Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-corruption Commission has recommended the suspension of Muhammadu Sanusi, and his aides who are found culpable in a case of corruption in his emirate.
The commission said It discovered N3.4 billion was mismanaged and misappropriated by the emirate under Sanusi.
The giant of the mobile telecommunication in Africa, MTN, has just cleared a hefty fine due to Nigeria’s communications authority. An issue the telecommunication giant has battled with for about four years.
Between the mobile phone operator and the Federal Republic of Nigeria, it is undoubtedly a new beginning that is coming.
President Muhammadu Buhari earlier on Tuesday, was seen at the prayer venue in Mabilla Barracks, in Abuja observing the Eid el-Fitr prayers.
Naija News recalls that President Buhari urged Muslims in the country to sustain the virtues of the Ramadan period.
The Rivers State Governor, Nyesome Wike has inaugurated the ninth Rivers Assembly.
Naija News learnt that the governor admonished all the new lawmakers to work for the development of their constituencies and the state.
Imo State governor, Emeka Ihedioha, has noted today that he would engage security agencies in ensuring that the financial dealings of the state in the last eight years were accounted for.
He said this while declaring open the ongoing retreat for the state lawmakers-elect in the Oguta Local Government Area of the state while stating that all robbed the state “must be criminalised.”
Nigeria’s Flying Eagles have refused to leave their hotel in Poland over the non-payment of their allowances by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), according to reports.
The Nigerian team had fallen out of the Fifa U-20 World Cup tournament in Lodz on Monday.
That’s the top Nigerian newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.
Source: Naija News