Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday returned to Nigeria after attending the Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development in Africa, held in Egypt. Naija News reports that President Buhari’s jet landed at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, at about 2.30 pm.
Akande Adeyinka, one of the two suspects, who attacked and murdered the wife of the Managing Director of Maersk Line, has been arrested from his hideout on a mango tree. Naija News reports that the suspect was sighted by a police commissioner, Hakeem Odumosu, where he was hiding on a mango tree.
The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami has asked the State Security Services (SSS) to transfer Omoyele Sowore’s case file to his office. Naija News understands the directive was contained in a letter dated 11th December 2019 and addressed to the Director-General of the State Security Services, National Headquarters Abuja.
The National Assembly has sent the 2020 Appropriation Bill to President Muhammadu Buhari for assent. This was made known on Thursday by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (House of Representatives), Umar el-Yakub.
A petrol tanker fell and spilled its content on Ozumba way, few metres away from Cactus in Lagos Island. Naija News learned that some yet-to-be-identified area boys stormed the scene of the incident to fetch the petrol rather than finding ways to salvage the incident that is leading to traffic build-up.
Femi Falana (SAN) has called on the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), to drop charges against Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare. Naija News reports that the Department of State Services (DSS) last Thursday night had released Sowore and Bakare after spending 124 days in detention.
President Muhammadu Buhari‘s wife, Aisha Buhari, has explained the reason why she keeps talking. She joked about not having intimate conversations in bed with her husband owing to a lack of time, as they are busy attending to national issues.
Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun has lambasted Adams Oshiomhole over the crisis rocking the Edo State APC. Naija News reports that Oshiomhole and Governor Godwin Obaseki had been at loggerheads over the running of the state chapter of the party.
Philip Osondu, a former Nigerian footballer, has passed away at age 48, Naija News understands. Naija News reports that the former Nigerian footballer died in a Belgian hospital on Friday, December 13.
A popular Nigerian comedian and radio host, Ajibade Oyemade, has passed away. Naija News reports that Oyemade, who recently celebrated his wedding anniversary, died after a brief illness on Wednesday, December 11.
That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.