Nigerian newspaper headlines November 15, 2016.
Activities were paralysed for many hours at the Federal University of Technology, Abeokuta, FUNAAB, and its environs on Monday, following a protest by the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities over the recent sack of 23 of its members.
The host communities to multinational oil corporation, Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) have given the company a 14-day ultimatum to address issues of alleged marginalisation.
The presidency has warned that Nigeria, Africa’s largest producer of cereals and grains, risks famine from early next year following a huge demand in the global market targeting the country’s surplus production.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo monday met with Senate President Bukola Saraki, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and five governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) behind closed doors at the State House, Abuja, to resolve the rising discontent among APC governors and other stakeholders over the absence of consultations by President Muhammadu Buhari in his federal appointments.
Nine people including a security official were killed yesterday when policemen and members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (Shiites) clashed.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has undertaken a massive reorganization, with the redeployment of key officials.
The Federal Government has deployed contractors in the Abuja, Enugu, Port Harcourt and Lagos airports to fix some of the infrastructural problems at the facilities.
Former Sultan of Sokoto Alhaji Ibrahim Dasuki, is dead.
Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Ondo State, Barrister Jimoh Ibrahim, yesterday flagged off his campaign.