Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.
Organized Labour has told State Governors to implement the N30,000 new minimum wage by December 31, 2019, or risk industrial action. Naija News reports that only Kaduna, Kebbi, Lagos, Adamawa, and Jigawa have commenced implementation and payment of the new wage since President Muhammadu Buhari signed the New Minimum Wage Act into law.
As reactions continue to trail the release of Omoyele Sowore and Col. Sambo Dasuki (Rtd), the International has asked. President Muhammadu Buhari has been asked by the Human Rights Commission to embrace a new model of conflict resolution rather than arresting and detaining political opponents.
Operatives of the Nigeria Police and Army have trapped some suspected armed robbers in a First Bank of Nigeria branch in the Mbappe area of Abuja. The armed robbers reportedly gained entry into the bank on Saturday morning after shooting sporadically to scare away people.
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has vowed to expose President Muhammadu Buhari’s government as well as Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, northern Nigeria. Naija News reports that the secessionist who is on exile, made the vow on the micro-blogging site, Twitter, on Friday night, December 27.
Nigeria’s youngest Senator, Elisha Abbo, the senator who was in the news some months ago after he assaulted a nursing mother at a sex toy shop in Abuja, has been honoured with “Beacon of Hope” award. The award was given to him at the 4th edition of the Adamawa Celebrities and Achievers Awards (ACAA) held in Yola, Adamawa state capital.
Former Vice President and 2019 Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alh. Atiku Abubakar has reacted as security operatives foiled an attempted bank robbery in Abuja on Saturday. Atiku in his reaction hailed the combined team of security operatives including the Nigeria Police and the Nigerian Army which prevented the robbery.
The family house of Philip Shaibu, Edo state deputy governor, has been attacked by suspected thugs. Naija News learned that the suspects invaded the house located in Jattu-Uzairue, Etsako west local government area, today after they successfully scaled the fence into the compound.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo lamented the rising debt accumulation by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government. Speaking at the ‘why I am Alive’ campaign in Lagos on Friday, the former president said Nigeria faces the risk of impending bankruptcy.
The boxing rematch between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury has been fixed for Las Vegas, the United States on February 22, 2020. Wilder in a post on his Twitter page confirmed the new date for the rematch.
Linda Ikeji’s younger sister, Sandra Ikeji had her traditional wedding today, 28th of December. Her proud sister, and blogger, Linda Ikeji, has taken to Instagram to share photos from the ceremony.
That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.