Nigerian Newspapers Today : Sunday 20th June 2021

Nigerian Newspapers Today : Sunday 20th June 2021

Here are some of the Nigerian Newspapers Today on Sunday 20th June 2021 .

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target=_blank rel=noopener>Lagos, Kano Get Lion’s Share of INEC’s New Polling Units

•Commission creates 56,872 centres •Fixes dates for Ekiti, Osun governorship elections By Chuks Okocha After 25 years and ahead of preparations for the 2023 general election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday announced the creation of additional 56,873 polling units, with Lagos and Kano States topping the distribution list with 4,861 and 3,148 centres

target=_blank rel=noopener>No National Law on Grazing Routes, Falana, Basiru Tell Buhari

Emma Okonji and Nosa Alekhuogie Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Femi Falana, and the Senate spokesman, Senator Ajibola Basiru, have opposed President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive to the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), to reclaim land for open grazing, saying there is no national

target=_blank rel=noopener>Zenith Bank Gets Recognition for Best Corporate Governance

By Nume Ekeghe Zenith Bank Plc’s strong business ethos, ethical values, and impeccable corporate governance have been rewarded with ‘Best Corporate Governance’ Financial Services’ Africa 2021 award by the Ethical Boardroom. The bank, in a statement yesterday, said the award, published in the June 2021 edition of The Ethical Boardroom magazine, recognised the bank’s adherence

target=_blank rel=noopener>FEC Approves Resumption of N1tn FCT Land Swap Scheme

Deji Elumoye The federal government is to resume the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) land swap initiative, started by the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan. The Federal Executive Council (FEC), rising from a meeting in Abuja yesterday, approved the resuscitation of the land swap programme aimed at ensuring massive infrastructural development in the Federal

target=_blank rel=noopener>PDP Accuses Buhari of Increasing Poverty

•Restates call on Senate to reject Onochie’s nomination for INEC job Chuks Okocha The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari for the increasing rate of poverty in the country, following a report by the World Bank. The party has also threatened to file a lawsuit against the Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Lawan,

target=_blank rel=noopener>Oil Price Upswing Continues, Inches Closer to $75pb

Emmanuel Addeh The price of crude oil crept higher yesterday, almost hitting the $75 per barrel mark as industry data pointed to a substantial decline in United States crude stockpiles coupled with rising fuel sales in India as the country continued to show signs of recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. But the rising crude price

target=_blank rel=noopener>Army Seeks Stakeholders’ Support to End Security Challenges

Kingsley Nwezeh The Nigerian Army said yesterday that the security challenges confronting the nation required a multi-stakeholder approach. It said the deployment of arms and ammunition alone would not contain insecurity. The new Director of Army Public Relations (DAPR), Brig.Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, said at a ceremony in Abuja to mark his assumption of duty, that

target=_blank rel=noopener>NCAA Warns Pilots over Hazardous Weather

Chinedu Eze The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has warned pilots over severe thunderstorms and other hazardous weather, which hamper flight operations as the rainy season sets in. NCAA said the warning was a follow-up to the Advisory Circular (AC) with reference no AC: NCAA-AEROMET – 31 addressed to all pilots and airline operators and

target=_blank rel=noopener>Okogie: Nigeria Has Practically Become a Failed State

Peter Uzoho Emeritus Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos, Cardinal Anthony Okogie, yesterday lamented the state of the nation, saying Nigeria has virtually become a failed state. Okogie spoke at his 85th birthday thanksgiving mass and 50th Episcopal Ordination anniversary held at the Catholic Church of Assumption, Lagos. He said while the problems confronting

target=_blank rel=noopener>Agbakoba Asks N’Assembly to Consider Regional Autonomy in Constitution Review

Alex Enumah A former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Dr. Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), has asked the National Assembly to consider regional autonomy in the review of the 1999 Constitution. Following calls for restructuring, among other issues, the National Assembly had recently held public hearings across the country on the proposed review of the

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