Naija News looks at the top happenings making headlines on the front pages of Nigeria’s national newspapers today Friday, December, 17th 2021.
The Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), The PUNCH reports, has written a letter to the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), highlighting the problems with the inclusion of mandatory direct primaries in the Electoral Act amendment bill.
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, departed Abuja for Istanbul, Turkey, to attend the third Turkey-Africa Partnership Summit, further putting Nigerians in suspense over the yet to be assented amended electoral bill forwarded to him by the National Assembly on November 19, according to The Guardian.
According to The Nation, the bench yesterday unfolded disciplinary measures for whipping erring judges to line. The National Judicial Council (NJC) wielded the big stick against three High Court judges for issuing conflicting ex parte orders.
According This Day, Afenifere Leader, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, yesterday responded to the allegation by a former Governor of Ekiti State, Bisi Akande that he (Adebanjo) compelled a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Bola Tinubu to build a house for him in Lekki, Lagos.
Elder statesman and Afenifere leader, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, on Thursday, gave a vivid account of how he acquired and built his property on Lekki Phase 1, Lagos, Tribune says.
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has barred three High Court judges from promotion for five years for issuing conflicting ex-parte orders in the cases involving the former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, according to The SUN.
Thank you for reading, that all for today, see you again tomorrow for a review of Nigerian newspapers.
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