Nigerian Newspapers Today Thursday 5th December 2019

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Daily Sun


Banditry: 2,000 repentant youths surrender weapons to Zamfara Govt.

No fewer than 2,000 repentant Youths who terrorised Gusau, Zamfara, handed over 190 locally made rifles and shotguns to Gov. Bello Matawalle at the Government House, Gusau. The Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the governor on Media, Mr Zailani Bappa, disclosed this in statement on Thursday. Bappa said the youth were led to the government […] The post Banditry: 2,000 repentant youths surrender weapons to Zamfara Govt. appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.


Senate passes 2020 Appropriation Bill, raises budget to N10.594trn

The Senate, on Thursday at plenary, passed the 2020 budget of N10.594 trillion as against N10.33 trillion presented by President Muhammadu Buhari on Oct. 8. The passage followed the consideration and adoption of the report of Senate Committee on Appropriation. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that Buhari had on Oct. 8, presented the […] The post Senate passes 2020 Appropriation Bill, raises budget to N10.594trn appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.


Netanyahu associates to be indicted in Israeli ‘submarine affair’

 Israel’s state attorney’s office said on Thursday that several of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s close associates will be indicted in a bribery scandal involving German submarines. The office said it intends to press charges against Netanyahu’s personal attorney and distant relative, David Shimron, as well as businessman Miki Ganor, among others, pending a hearing. Shimron […] The post Netanyahu associates to be indicted in Israeli ‘submarine affair’ appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.


Okowa condoles Udom over father’s death

Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has sent condolences to Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa-Ibom State on the passing away of his father, Elder Gabriel Emmanuel Nkanang.   In a condolence message to Gov. Udom, the government and people of Akwa-Ibom, Okowa said Elder Emmanuel’s death is a great loss not only to the people […] The post Okowa condoles Udom over father’s death appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.


UNIBEN appoints Ehanire PRO

 Ighomuaye Lucky, Benin The Management of the University of Benin, has approved the appointment of Dr. (Mrs) Benedicta Adeola Ehanire as the institution’s Public Relations Officer (PRO). Ehanire’s appointment was conveyed in a press statement dated December 4, 2019 and signed by the Registrar of the institution, Mrs. O.A Oshodin. The statement said the appointment […] The post UNIBEN appoints Ehanire PRO appeared first on The Sun Nigeria.


Telegraph


Land scam: I paid N2.3m into Kwara TV GM’s account – Witness

The trial of the embattled General Manager of the Kwara State Television Authority, Alhaji Abdulfatai Adewale Adebowale, for alleged N4m land fraud continued on Thursday with a prosecution witness, Sulyman Abdulkareem, narrating how he paid the sum of N2.3m into the account of the defendant. He said: “My Lord, after the allocation of 10 plots […]



Senate passes N10.59 trn as 2020 budget

*Jerks up initial proposal by N264trn The Senate on Thursday passed N10.594 trillion as the budget for 2020 fiscal against the N10.33 trillion earlier submitted to the joint session of the National Assembly on October 8 by President Muhammadu Buhari. The Senate passed the Appropriation Bill following the consideration and adoption of the report of […]



FG loses illegal bunkering case against 4 Ukrainians

The Federal Government has lost out in the illegal bunkering case instituted against four Ukraine nationals at a Federal High Court in Port Harcourt. The four men, Vaskov Andriy, Garchev Mykhaylo, Shulga Vladyslav, Orlovkyi Lyvan and a ship, MT. San Pedro PIO, were cleared of the alleged offence by Justice Adamu Turaki Mohammed. They were […]



Kano Assembly defies Court passes new Emirate’s Bill

The Kano State House of Assembly has despite the recent court judgement sacking the four newly created Emirate Councils, gone ahead to pass the bill creating them. The Speaker of the House Alhaji Abdulaziz Garba Gafasa announced the Assembly’s approval of the four New Emirate/ Emirs into law on Thursday. The new bill, scaled through […]



The collapse of AFN’s house of deceit

The Ibrahim Gusau led AFN board, built on electoral fraud by strange bedfellows, finally collapsed on Tuesday. The Federal Ministry of Sports and Social Development, which provided the sub-standard materials for its erection, also provided the bulldozer for its demolition OLUKAYODE THOMAS reports   INTRODUCTION IF you have witnessed an incidence of the National Union […]



Daily Trust : Nigerian Newspapers Today


Former VP Atiku, storms Senate to attend varsity public hearing

The former Vice President and candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has stormed senate to attend public hearing on the Bill for the establishment of Modibbo Adama University Yola. The public hearing is ongoing alongside that of a bill for the establishment of federal University of Agriculture and Technology, Funtua, Katsina State. […] The post Former VP Atiku, storms Senate to attend varsity public hearing appeared first on Daily Trust.



Police harass Iranian radio reporter, threatens to confiscate gadgets at Zakzaky trial

There was  mild d‎rama at Kaduna  High Court, venue of the trial of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria ( IMN) Leader Shaikh Ibraheem Zakzaky when two policemen harassed a reporter working for   Iranian radio at the venue. Daily Trust gathered that the two policemen also asked the reporter who was standing outside the court premises […] The post Police harass Iranian radio reporter, threatens to confiscate gadgets at Zakzaky trial appeared first on Daily Trust.



Just in: Court orders El-Zakzaky to be moved to Kaduna prison

A Kaduna State High Court has ordered that the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) Ibrahim Zakzaky be moved to the Kaduna Convict Prison after his lawyers complained they were being denied access to him. Daily Trust gathered that the IMN leader is being kept in a Department of State Services (DSS) facility […] The post Just in: Court orders El-Zakzaky to be moved to Kaduna prison appeared first on Daily Trust.



BREAKING: Court jails ex-Abia Gov. Orji Kalu 12 years for fraud, money laundering

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday sentenced a former Governor of Abia, Orji Kalu, to 12 years’ imprisonment for N7.2 billion fraud and money laundering. The court convicted Kalu, now a Senator, on all the 39 counts preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) charge. Kalu was charged alongside […] The post BREAKING: Court jails ex-Abia Gov. Orji Kalu 12 years for fraud, money laundering appeared first on Daily Trust.



Amaechi denies collecting pension from Rivers govt

Nigeria’s transport minister, Rotimi Amaechi, on Thursday denied receiving any money as pension from the Rivers state government. In his Tweet reaction to a story published in Daily Trust newspaper today, the former Rivers state governor said he does not believe that he should receive any pension as ex-governor while currently serving as a minister. […] The post Amaechi denies collecting pension from Rivers govt appeared first on Daily Trust.



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