Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For 10th March 2017

New Telegram Apo Killing:  Court sentences Policemen To Death An Abuja High Court yesterday sentenced two police officers, Ezekiel Acheneje and Emmanuel Baba, to death over their involvement in the killing of six Igbo traders in Abuja on June 8, 2005. The two policemen were found guilty of extra-judicial killing of Augustina Arebon and Anthony…”
Moroti Olatujoye
March 10, 2017 11:39 am

New Telegram

Apo Killing:  Court sentences Policemen To Death

An Abuja High Court yesterday sentenced two police officers, Ezekiel Acheneje and Emmanuel Baba, to death over their involvement in the killing of six Igbo traders in Abuja on June 8, 2005.

The two policemen were found guilty of extra-judicial killing of Augustina Arebon and Anthony Nwokike.

 

Business Day

Rising Reserves Boost CBN Firepower To Pursue Forex Reforms

The continued surge in the country’s external reserves occasioned by increase in output and oil prices is seen as a confidence boosting for the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to pursue its foreign exchange policies. In line with the analysts’ projections, the Nigeria’s external reserves on Thursday rose to a record high of $30.014 billion since October 19, 2016 when it fell to a low of $23.9 billion.

 

Daily Sun

Buhari Returns Today

After 490 days in London, United Kingdom, President Muhammadu Buhari is expected back in Nigeria, TODAY.

Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, disclosed this in a three-paragraph statement, yesterday night.

Vanguard

Experts Proffer Solutions Today At Vanguard Economic Discourse

Some of Nigeria’s finest gathered today at Vanguard Economic Summit to proffer solutions to the nation’s economic problem, especially in view of current declining price of crude oil which has fallen to below $50, the first fall since December.

This is against the backdrop of recent economic reports indicating a light In the end of the economic tunnel.

 

 

The Guardian

Ohanaeze, Others Flay Judge’s Verdict On Killing Of Igbo Traders

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) sentenced two police officers to death yesterday for killing two of six igbo traders in Apo, Abuja on June 8, 2005. But the apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, said yesterday that there was nothing to cheer about in the judgment which it described as falling short of the justice expected.

 

 

Nigerian Tribune

Buhari Returns Today Presidency Says

After spending nearly two months in the United Kingdom on medical vacation, President Muhammadu Buhari is now expected back in the country today.

A statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja, on Thursday night, confirmed the president’s date of arrival.

 

 

The Nation

Buhari Returns Today

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected back in Nigeria today- 49 days after he left for the United Kingdom on vacation. He also had some medical tests.

Yesterday, the President received the Head of the Anglican Church, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, at the Abuja House in London, where he observed his vacation.

 

 

The Punch

President Buhari Returns Today Says Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to return to the country on Friday (today) after spending about two months in London, United Kingdom.

Buhari had left Nigeria on January 19 on a medical vacation.

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