Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: November 20

Nigerian newspaper headlines November 20, 2016.

nigerian newspaper headlines november 20



Senate forgery: Police submit fresh report, indict Saraki, Ekweremadu

There are strong indications that the police have submitted to the National Prosecution Coordination Committee, another report on the investigations into the alleged forgery of the Senate Standing Orders, 2015.



Troops gun down another suicide bomber in Maiduguri IDPs camp

The Borno State Police Command said troops of Nigerian Army, yesterday, gunned down a male Boko Haram suicide bomber, while accessing Maiduguri Customs House Resettlement Camp to attack displaced persons along Dikwa Road.



Six days to Ondo gov election: Intrigues as legal battle upsets PDP

With crises rocking the two major political parties in Ondo State barely a week to the governorship election in the state, a third party may reap  from the uncertainty that has enveloped the polity.


Premium Times

MMM defies Nigerian parliament, marks one year anniversary

Despite the call by Nigeria’s House of Representatives for the country’s financial regulator and law enforcement agencies to crack down on pyramid financial scheme called MMM, members of the community across the country have celebrated the first anniversary of the scheme with donations to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and other indigent people.



Tinubu, 3 South-west APC Govs Absent as Buhari Launches Party’s Campaign in Ondo

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday led other leaders of his All Progressives Congress to the grand finale of the party’s governorship election campaign rally in Akure, the Ondo State capital, in a final effort to seek support for the APC candidate in the November 26 election in the state, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu SAN.




Residents Flee Niger Village As 11 Are Killed In One Week

Residents of  Kukoki and Gbada Villages in  Shiroro local government  Niger state have deserted their communities following last week’s attack on some communities by suspected cattle rustlers.


The Sun

Boko Haram has claimed over 2,000 lives —Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the Boko Haram insurgency in the Northeast region has claimed over 2000 lives.


The Nation

CBN Gov proposes N100b tax on mobile phone users

Mobile phone users will be in for hard times if proposal by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele to the federal government to introduce mobile phone call tax becomes a reality.


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