Nigerian newspaper headlines November 27, 2016.
President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the family, friends and professional colleagues of erudite human rights lawyer, Fred Agbaje, who passed on Saturday.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is investigating no fewer than 65 persons, comprising mainly members of the National Assembly, for alleged padding of the 2016 budget.
The Executive Chairman, State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Benue State, Dr. Philip Tachin, has said that over 300 contractors would soon be handed over to the police for prosecution, for collecting mobilisation fees from the board for construction/ rehabilitation of primary schools, and absconding thereafter.
Former Chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Tony Anenih, has retired from partisan politics.
With over 70 percent of the existing microfinance banks on the brink of collapse due to the growing economic recession, experts have suggested survival strategies for the MFBs to stay afloat.
President Muhammadu Buhari, Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris and Akwa Ibom Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel were among the dignitaries that condoled the family of late Inspector-General of Police, Etim Inyang who was interred on Saturday at his home town, Enwang in Mbo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.
Former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan yesterday doused rife speculations that he may have quit partisan politics, saying he was not done yet with politics.