Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: November 18

Nigerian newspaper headlines November 18, 2016.

nigerian newspaper headlines november 18



NCC Governing Board: Senate rejects Abubakar, who called for its scrapping

The Senate yesterday rejected President Muhammadu Buhari’s nomination of Aliyu Saidu Abubakar from Bauchi State as a non-executive commissioner to the governing board of Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC.



Fresh fears of aviation fuel scarcity hit operators

Another bout of aviation fuel scarcity appears to have begun at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, yesterday, with airline operators unable to get the volume required for optimal daily operations.



Senate Confirms Bage, Galinje As S’Court Justices

The Senate yesterday confirmed the nominations of Hon. Justice Sidi Dauda Bage and Hon. Justice Paul Adamu Galinje as Justices of the Supreme Court.


The Sun

FG targets $15bn investments with JV cash call exit

The Federal Government is targeting to raise $15 billion from its planned joint venture cash calls exit with oil companies by next year.



Tinubu, Mimiko Adopt Alternative Plans over Ondo Governorship Contest

Leading candidates in the tussle for Ondo State governorship have intensified horse trading and power-sharing to shore up support for their aspirations, 10 days to the electoral contest.


National Mirror

FG bond sale fails target, as investors seek higher yields

The Debt Management Office, DMO, sold far fewer bonds than it offered on Wednesday, as investors demanded higher yields from a government struggling to contain its borrowing costs.



Fayose Wants Icc To Probe Shi’ites, Southern Kaduna Killings

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has called on the International Criminal Court, Amnesty International and other world bodies to investigate the murder of Shi’ite members in Zaria, Kaduna and Kano states, as well as the ongoing killings in the Southern Kaduna.


The Nation

Manufacturers lose N500b to flexible forex policy

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) yesterday lamented that its members lost a whopping N500 billion to the flexible exchange rate introduced by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).


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