Read today's newspaper headlines [Friday, November 11, 2016]
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For today, November 11 2016:
THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER
Jegede wins first round in guber suit appeal
The Court of Appeal, sitting in Abuja, has allowed the application filed by the factional candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Eyitayo Jegede, to challenge the judgment of Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court.
More corrupt judges to go, new CJN Onnoghen vows
Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen yesterday, vowed to continue with the fight against corruption in the judiciary.
Militants give oil firms ultimatum to leave Niger Delta
Angered by the alleged call by the president of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), Igwe Achese asking the Federal Government to engage the service of a security outfit managed by some ex-militants to guard oil facilities in region, the Adaka Boro Avengers yesterday issued a seven-day ultimatum to all multinationals to evacuate the area.
THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER
2015 presidential poll: How Judiciary aborted another June 12 saga – Ex-CJN
RETIRED Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Mahmud Mohammed, yesterday, said the Nigerian Judiciary “withstood immense pressure” in order to guarantee the emergence of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015.
FG approves take-off of Nigerian Army’s 6 Div for S-South
Indications have emerged in Abuja that the Federal Government has given approval for the establishment of 6 Amphibious Division of Nigerian Army for the South-South, with its headquarters would be based in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
How Nigeria can be great again, by Maitama Sule, Ofonagoro, others
Elder statesmen, religious leaders and economists, yesterday, called for the re-adoption of the 1960 constitution, and asked that the country returned to agreements reached during the independence, if Nigeria must attain greatness, surmount its political, economic and social crisis and also achieve true national integration.
THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER
Buhari inaugurates Onnoghen as acting CJN
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday inaugurated Justice Walter Onnoghen as the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria.
Opposition leaders in Rivers, A’Ibom corrupted judiciary –Sagay
Eminent lawyer, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has said opposition leaders in Rivers and Akwa Ibom states corrupted the judiciary after the 2015 elections.
Defection: South West APC leaders await Tinubu’s directive
There are strong indications that a gale of defection will soon hit the All Progressives Congress in the South-West.
THE THISDAY NEWSPAPER
Justice Mohammed: No Apologies for Refusing to Do Politicians’ Bidding
The former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Mahmud Mohammed, yesterday said he had no apologies for refusing to do the bidding of politicians who wanted to intimidate the judiciary.
Trump Meets Obama, Says He is a Good Man
United States President-elect, Donald Trump, has called President Barack Obama a very fine and good man as the two, long-time antagonists, met in the Oval Office in a ritual epitomising the peaceful transfer of power.
Senate Returns 2016-2018 MTEF, External Borrowing Plan to Executive
The face-off between the Senate and the executive of government over the alleged shoddy preparation of 2016-2018 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP), as well as the poor handling of $30 billion external borrowing plan, is yet to be resolved as the upper chamber has returned both documents to the executive.
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