Find out what is making headlines all over the country from the covers of The Nation, The Punch, The Guardian, Business Day and Vanguard.
Find out what is making headlines all over the country from the covers of The Punch, Vanguard, The Guardian and more.
For today, September 14 2016:
THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER
Arik, Nigeria’s biggest airline suspends operations
Nigeria’s largest domestic carrier, Arik Air, shut its operations yesterday.The airline, responsible for over 40 per cent of domestic passenger traffic nationwide, blamed the “temporary” disruption on its inability to secure insurance renewal.
BBOG to give Buhari letter on Chibok girls at UN
Rather than back off, the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) group is working to increase the pressure it has been mounting on the Federal Government. BBOG, in partnership with international friends, will hand Buhari a letter at the United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York City.
Senate to summon NEMA, others over tremor warnings
On resumption next Tuesday, the Senate will summon the heads of Federal Government agencies established to respond to emergency situations to state their readiness in the event of a landslide in the country.
THE VANGUARD NEWSPAPER
Militants blow up another pipeline; say Nigerian soldier scared to death, can’t swim
UGHELLI—A militant group, Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate, NDGJM, in the early hours of yesterday, blew up the Afiesere-Iwhrenene major delivery line to UPS/UQCC, operated by Nigerian Petroleum Development Company, NDPC/Shorelines Petroleum, in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State.
UN body, research groups predict higher prices
LAGOS—A United Nations, agency, Food and Agricultural Organisation, FAO, and private sector institutions in the country predicted, yesterday, that inflationary pressures may still be on the nation’s economy through to the end of the year, contrary to some indicators, which pointed to a waning cost-push consumer price increases.
MASSOB @ 17: Protests rock S-East as police arrest 14 at Onitsha
AWKA—PROTESTS by Biafra agitators rocked the major cities of South East states yesterday, leading to the arrest of 14 people at Onitsha and interception of 1000 members at Nsukka.
THE NATION NEWSPAPER
Buhari to Biafra agitators: Nigeria will remain one
The Police averted a bloody scene in commercial city Onitsha yesterday as separatist group Biafran Independent Movement (BIM), led by Chief Raph Uwazuruike, marched through the streets.
FRSC: Oct 1 speed limiting device deadline sacrosanct
The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has said the installation of speed limiting device on vehicles is in accordance with the commission’s Establishment Act.
Two killed, nine injured in Ogun road accident
Two persons were killed and nine injured yesterday in an accident at the Onipepeye stretch of the Sagamu-Abeokuta road.
THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER
$15m in my accounts for medical bills, others, says Patience
Dame Patience Jonathan, the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, said she was using her $15m, which was frozen in four companies’ accounts, to settle medical bills while she was out of the country.
Aviation crisis deepens as Arik suspends operations – • FG may intervene, says ministry official
Hundreds of passengers of Nigeria’s biggest airline, Arik Air, were left stranded at airports across the country and beyond on Tuesday because of suspension of flight operations by the carrier.
Eight-month-old, octogenarian, nonagenarian die in Lagos fire
No fewer than three people have lost their lives in separate fire incidents in the FESTAC Town, Badagry and Surulere areas of Lagos State.