Nigerian newspaper headlines today: October 12
Iran’s Foreign Ministry has strongly condemned deadly attacks on Shiite Muslims attending religious mourning processions in Nigeria, stressing the Nigerian government’s responsibility is to ensure security for people.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, GCFR, will on Tuesday, October 18 lead the panel of discussion at the Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO) 23rd yearly forum in Abuja.
The Senate on Thursday summoned the Central Bank of Nigeria, MTN Nigeria, the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria, three commercial banks and some businessmen over alleged violation of the Foreign Exchange (Monitoring and Miscellaneous) Act.
President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to return the N10 billion seized from the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, back to the commission.
The Emir of Katsina, Abdulmumini Kabir, has denied the alleged abduction and forceful marriage of 17-year-old Habiba Isyaku.
At least four persons were feared killed and three others injured yesterday after Nigerian Customs Service officers shot sporadically while chasing rice smugglers.