Good Morning. Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today Friday, 25th October 2019
Nigeria has made a major leap in the latest World Bank ease of doing business report moving up 15 places from its 2019 position.
According to the 2020 report released by the World Bank on Thursday, Nigeria now occupies the 131st position.
The convener, Concerned Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju, on Thursday, revealed that he has taken up the challenge to petition the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission against the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu.
The human rights activist noted in a Facebook post that the petition will be submitted on Friday.
The case of alleged card fraud trial of musician, Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley.has been adjourned by a Federal High Court in Lagos, following lawyers’ heated exchange over space to seat.
The argument ensued between Mr Rotimi Oyedepo, the counsel of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Marley’s counsel Mr Olalekan Ojo SAN, including two other senior lawyers on the other hand.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested 10 internet fraud suspects in Ilorin and recovered dangerous charms, fake currency from them.
Naija News reports operatives of the EFCC, Ilorin Zonal Office effected the arrest over their alleged offences bordering on internet fraud and other fraud related offences.
Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has said a committee has been set up to see how the prisons in Nigeria can be decongested in six months.
This, the minister said while speaking at a public hearing organized by the national assembly joint committee on appropriation.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, stated that Nigeria looks forward to embracing the new dawn of Africa-Russia partnership and the revitalized Nigeria-Russia relations also.
The Nigerian President stated this while speaking at the first plenary of the Russia-Africa Summit.
Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has restated her commitment to improve the revenue of the nation.
Ahmed revealed the commitment of the federal government while debunking an alleged erroneous believe that Nigeria is facing a debt crisis. She explained that Nigeria’s debt profile is still within a reasonable limit.
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the appointment of four new Justices for the Supreme Court of Nigeria.
The council came to this decision at its meeting held on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Operatives of the Nigerian Army have arrested two Boko Haram sect members who have been on the Nigerian Army’s most-wanted list.
Naija News understands that the arrest of the Boko Haram members was made by the combined troops of 26 Task Force Brigade, elements of Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) and 21 Special Armoured Brigade.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria has dropped one place from 34 to 35 in the latest FIFA world latest rankings.
According to the list released by the world football governing body on Thursday, the Nigeria team maintains its third position in Africa.
That’s the top Nigerian newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.
Source: Naija News