Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: October 21

Nigerian newspaper headlines october 21.

nigerian newspaper headlines october 21

 

Leadership

N22.8bn Fraud: EFCC Begins Trial Of Ex-Air Chief, Others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday opened its case against a former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu (rtd.), and 10  others being tried for an alleged fraud of N22.8billion before the Federal High Court in Lagos.

 

Guardian

Buhari nominates 46 as ambassadors

President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded the names of 46 nominees as non-career ambassadors from 35 states to the Senate for confirmation. A letter addressed to the Senate President Bukola Saraki, which was read on the floor of the upper chamber yesterday revealed that former Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Olorunimbe Mamora, former Plateau State Deputy Governor Pauline Tallen and erstwhile Deputy Governor Mohammed Ibeto of Niger State are among the nominees.

 

Premium Times

Fayose inaugurates anti-grazing enforcement marshals

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Thursday inaugurated the Ekiti Grazing Enforcement Marshals, to enforce a new law prohibiting open grazing by cattle in the state.

 

Punch

South Africa to pull out of International Criminal Court

South Africa will withdraw from the Hague-based International Criminal Court, media reports in Johannesburg said Friday, sparking rapid criticism from rights bodies.

 

Vanguard

N500m MTN Bribery Allegation: Presidency orders probe of Abba Kyari

Head, Investigation and Crime Desk-Abuja. There are indications that the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Alhaji Abba Kyari is under investigation by the Special Investigation Panel of the Nigerian Police Force over bribery allegations.

 

Thisday

NBA Asks Accused Judges to Proceed on Leave, Another Justice Indicts Amaechi

As the indicted judges who were recently arrested by the Department of State Services (DSS) attempt to exonerate themselves of the corruption allegations against them by blaming chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the DSS, the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), which at the outset of their arrest condemned the DSS, changed its position yesterday, when it asked the affected judges to recuse themselves from further judicial functions or proceed on compulsory leave, until their innocence is fully and completely established.

 

The Nation

Union cautions govt over proposed N25b car loans

Automobile, Boatyards, Transport Equipment & Allied Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (AUTOBATE) has cautioned the Federal Government over its plan to float a car purchase loan scheme to help Nigerians acquire new made-in-Nigeria cars.

 

The Sun

Reps to investigate sale of non-core assets of PHCN

The House of Representatives yesterday resolved to investigate the status and sale of non-core assets of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) transferred to the Nigerian Electricity Liability Management Company(NELMCO) prior to the liquidation of PHCN.

 

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