Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.
President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Banks and Other Financial Institutions (BOFI) Act 2020 into law. This was made known in a statement sent to Naija News and signed by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.
Mr. Bolaji Owasanoye, chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices And Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), was on Friday named Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN). Naija News reports that the Legal Practitioner’s Privilege Committee (LPPC) on Friday named Owosanoye, Mahmud Kola Adesina and 71 others as SANs.
The travails of the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, might not be ending anytime soon as the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) has invited him for questioning. Naija News understands that the invitation handed to Magu by the CCB was contained in a letter dated November 2, 2020, with reference number CCB/HQ/II&M/007/2093.
Lawmakers in the Imo State House of Assembly, on Friday impeached the Speaker of the house, Chiji Collins, over financial impropriety, high handedness, and gross misconduct. It was reported that the speaker was removed from office during a plenary at the legislative chamber of the Assembly complex in Owerri, the state capital.
The House of Representatives has opened an investigation into an employment irregularity discovered at the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP). A discovery by the lawmakers unveiled that Lantewa Fatsuma Lawal, a deputy director of accounts at the BPP was allegedly born in 1996 but reportedly gained employment in 1992.
Reports circulating on alleged plans by the federal government of Nigeria to pay N150,000 monthly as an allowance to repentant Boko Haram Terrorists have been debunked by Bashir Ahmad. Ahmad is the personal assistant on new media to the President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari.
President Donald Trump’s claim that millions of votes from his supporters were deleted in the US Election 2020 has been debunked by US election officials. Naija News reports that the clarification by the US election officials is coming after President Trump claimed without proof that 2.7 million votes for him had been “deleted”.
Murtala Gwarmai, the Senior Special Assistant to Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State on Youth Development has given out a donkey as part of youth empowerment in the state. The donkey which was presented on Thursday to the beneficiary inside the premises of the state’s Ministry for Youths and Sports was said to have been specifically requested.
England Under-21 midfielder, Eberechi Eze, has cleared the air on his chances of playing for Nigeria national team, the Super Eagles. The Crystal Palace player stated that there are chances of him playing for Nigeria but at the moment will focus on his England Under-21 camp.
Banky W and his wife, Adesua Etomi-Wellington have taken to Instagram to tease sexually, at each other, from the Bible. Adesua shared a photo of her husband, with hilariously seductive caption and tags.
That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.