Nigerian Newspaper Headlines Today: 17th May, 2019

 

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Vanguard

Women group asks NASS to strip president, govs of appointing powers

A group, League of Women Voters of Nigeria,has appealed to the National Assembly to review the system of appointing the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission,INEC chairmen of State Independent Electoral Commission.

Thisday

Halt Two Criminal Justice Systems, Falana Tells Nigerian Lawyers

A human rights activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Femi Falana, has accused politicians and some senior lawyers of hijacking the criminal justice system and working together to frustrate the effective prosecution of corruption cases pending in several courts.

The Sun

EFCC case: Umeh wins at Supreme Court

Former acting president of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Chief Mike Umeh has been discharged and acquitted by the Supreme Court in the case of money laundering in which he was charged alongside former Sokoto State governor, Attahiru Bafarawa.

Guardian

Police arrest 93 kidnap, robbery suspects in Kaduna, others

The Nigeria Police Force has arrested 93 suspected kidnappers and armed robbers in the last two weeks during operations in Kaduna, Niger and Katsina states.

Daily Times

Tinubu commends Buhari on steps towards making June 12 Democracy Day

National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for taking an important step towards fully recognising June 12 as the nation’s Democracy Day.

Leadership

Court Orders Freezing Of Firm’s Accounts Over N4.2bn Debt To AMCON

Justice Chuka Obiozor of the Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday placed a No Debit Order on the bank accounts of a limited liability company, Al Kahf Limited, over alleged indebtedness of N4.282, 918, 018,43 billion to the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON).

Daily Trust

Reps pass S/East commission bill for second reading

The House of Representatives yesterday passed the South East Development Commission Bill for second reading, in concurrence with the Senate.

The Nation

Loom is a ponzi scheme, SEC warns

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) yesterday warned Nigerians against the activities of some fraudsters running an online investment scheme tagged ‘Loom Money Nigeria’.

Tribune

BREAKING: Shuwa community in Adamawa under Boko Haram attack

The Shuwa village which is seven kilometers away from Michika both in the northern senatorial district in Adamawa is under a serious bombardment by Boko Haram insurgents.

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