Good morning! Here are 10 things you need to know in Nigerian newspapers this Monday.
1. Davido’s daughter, Imade, has been reported that to have some cannabis in her blood as a result from the excessive intake of the drug substance the Davido’s baby mama passed to the child during breast-feed. Currently, the child is sick and undergoing serious hospital care.
2. Lagos lawyer has urged the Court to dismiss the case MTN filled against Nigerian Communications Commission, challenging the regulator for levying it huge some of fine. The lawyer said MTN must pay the fine.
3. Olamide and Don Jazzy has settled the dispute between them and fans and other celebrities have lauded the act, saying it is a sign of maturity expressed by the entertainers
4. Governor Seriake Dickson has been allegedly reported to be making moves to decamp to the All Progressives Party, though he is one of the loyalist of the former president Jonathan. The allegation came after the governor made some suspicious visit to President Buhari in Abuja.
5. Popular footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo, has revealed that he would not want to have anything to do with football when he retires from field. Saying no to being a couch but said he would like to live like a king, investing the remaining part of his life to other business. To him, it is a hard choice.
6. An Apostle known as Eugene Ogu, has revealed that Nigeria will shock the rest of the world by bouncing back economically with naira making lot of sense and other economic indicators speaking well. He also said God has surprise for all wicked Nigerian politicians, as those who dig well will fall into it themselves.
7. Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has said the N5000 stipends to Nigerian youth is still under way and will soon be finalized with payment made directly to the account of the extremely poor citizen. He also said the free meal for school pupils will not be imported but produced locally to encourage local production.
8. Biafra leader, Chief Solomon Chukwu, has said his group were never betrayed by the Niger Delta during the civil fought during 1967 and 1970. He said the betrayers are from the South East.
9. Former acting-Director General of Nigerian Television Authority, Mr. Musa Mayaki, said he was punished with several queries when he made attempt to censor hate campaign by the former president Jonathan’s peoples democratic party in the last electioneering process. Instead of been confirmed at the DG, Mayaki was relieved of his work and replaced with someone to take over as television boss.
10. The Central Bank of Nigeria has confirmed 2,699 Bureau De Change (BDCs) operators as those who have complied with the apex bank regulations. You can find the full list of the approved operators on the CBN website.