Hope you had a wonderful night rest. Here are 10 thing you need to know in Nigerian newspapers today.
1. President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that many of those who looted Nigeria treasuries in the government of former President, Goodluck Jonathan have started returning it to the government.
2. Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has said only President Buhari can give final decision on the fine imposed on telecom giant MTN. Shittu however dismissed the reports that both the government and MTN are negotiating how to slash the fine.
3. Attorney General of the Federation has ordered a fresh Primaries to be conducted by ACP in order to produce a replacement for late Audu, the Kogi governorship candidate who died after the election. December 5 has been fixed for the supplementary election.
4. A burglar has been arrested by policemen in Ebute-Meta area of Lagos State, after he broke into a 2 bedroom. He had packed the plasma television and many other belongings, but was still entertaining himself with food and drinks in the looted house when the owner of the house arrived.
5. British singer, Adele, whose album ’25’ sold 2.3 million U.S copies in the first 3 days has being a ground breaking. The album has outsold both Beyonce and Taylor Swift’s albums, who formerlly has the highest says. Her hit single, Hello, still top many music playlist.
6. The Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party says the Minister of Powe, House and Works, Babatunde Fashola, is not an achiever and might fail as minister. PDP said there were increase in the number of homeless Lagosian when Fashola was governor for 8 years.
7. Against the prevailing decisions by the Attorney General of the Federation and INEC to rerun APC primaries in Kogi for the supplementary election, which holds on December 5, the Peoples Democratic Party has asked both the AGF and INCE chairman to resign, saying they have failed to deliver their duties as a statutory bodies that operate within the ambit of the law.
8. The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie- Oyegun, said yesterday as a matter of urgency, that the party must organize its primaries to replace late Prince Audu, its governorship candidate.
9. The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, said he is sure the matriarch HID Awolowo is in heaven resting with the Lord.
He said, “By the special grace of God and because of my interaction with Mama, I have no doubt at all that she is in heaven now.”
10. The Federal Government has asked the Supreme Court to dismiss the Senate President Bukola Saraki’s appeal challenging the Court of Appeal order that Code of Conduct Tribunal should proceed with his corruption charges.