Nigerian newspaper headlines November 5, 2016.
The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) on Friday threatened to commence what it termed internal revolution in the Southeast to protest alleged continued failure of Igbo political leaders to address infrastructural challenges in the zone.
The governors of Delta, Rivers and Akwa Ibom states – Ifeanyi Okowa, Nyesom Wike and Udom Emmanuel – yesterday debunked the claim made by the Rivers State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Davies Ikanya that the governors were behind the allegation by Justice Sylvester Ngwuta and Justice Inyang Okoro of the Supreme Court, who accused Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi of prompting them to pervert the cause of justice to favour the APC governorship candidates, especially in Rivers and Akwa Ibom states.
All Progressives Congress stalwart, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has expressed sadness over the death of Afenifere Leader, Sir Olaniwun Ajayi, describing him as a true Awoist who taught many of the younger generations of politicians including himself the doctrines of the late Chief Obafemi Awolowo.
The House of Representatives Committee on Local Content, has accused major international Oil companies operating in the country of deliberately violating the Nigerian Local Content Act on the employment of expatriate in the petroleum industry.
The Federal Government and the State of Israel have held a meeting to work on a partnership to combat cybercrimes and provide homeland security in the country.
Soldiers of the Operation Lafiya Dole in Gwoza have foiled an attempt by a suicide bomber to visit mayhem on the people but lost one soldier in the process.
When Chidinma Okeke, a 19-year-old student of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka won Miss Anambra Beauty Pageant organised by the Anambra Broadcasting Service, in 2015, little did she or anyone else know that her reign as a beauty queen would record a sad end.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday said the engagement of the first 200,000 out of the Federal Government’s 500,000 Volunteer Job Programme will begin in about two weeks’ time.