TODAY’S HEADLINES: Wed. 14th Dec. 2016


*Buhari presents 2017 budget to N’Assembly today
*FG, South Africa to implement mining pact
*Ember months not for road accidents, says FRSC
*Pastry producer tackles company over N8.6m generator
*Panic as inmates escape from Owerri prison
*Biafra: By the time I finish testifying there will be no Nigeria, Nnamdi Kanu tells Judge
**Rivers United hit Madrid for pre-season

*Alleged N1trn failed rail contracts: Amaechi, Adeosun, Waziri, others shun Reps c’ttee
*N3.2 bn fraud: Prosecutor’s lateness stalls Orji Kalu, others’ trial
*Buhari forwards Ayine to Senate for confirmation as AuGF
*Court orders EFCC to unfreeze Fayose’s account
*Police Recruitment: Bayelsa rejects list, alleges fraud
**Toure banned, to pay N33.2m for drink driving
*Ondo confirms receipt of N6.5bn Paris Club refund


*BREAKING: Panic as MMM freezes accounts of 3 million Nigerians
*Reps okay MTEF document, as Buhari presents budget today
*Oil prices soar to $58 on global output cut deal
*Makarfi using impunity, blackmail to hold on to power ‘Sheriff
*2019 elections under threat ‘PDP
*Fleeing Boko Haram terrorists disguising as menial workers ‘DHQ
*Chevron announces $19.8bn capital budget for 2017
*Fire razes Kola Olootu’s house, newly equipped studio

*FG unveils N7.02trn package to end recession
*Economic hardship to persist till mid 2017, says cleric
*Buhari should listen to critics, not loyalists ‘ Uwakwe
*Court orders EFCC to hands off gov’s accounts
*Lagos midwives protest non-payment of 11-month salaries
*Customs seals up rice warehouses in Lagos, collects N286.623m seized vehicles
*Senate probes NNPC, NPDC over unremmited $5.6bn crude oil sales
*Rivers-rerun: Police performed well ‘ IGP
*Customs seals up rice warehouses in Lagos, collects N286.623m seized vehicles

Post Author: Dayo Emmanuel