The Royal Rumble In Olubadan’s Palace Among Other Top Newspaper Headlines For Today 12/12/17

It appears the crisis with the Olubadan-In-Council is not nearing an end as the newly crowned 21 Obas are bent on removing the head of the council.

Daily Sun leads with the trending story Council of Obas threatens to depose Olubadan, gives monarch 21-day ultimatum. The story reads A fresh twist was yesterday introduced to the crisis rocking the recent review of 1959 Olubadan Chieftaincy Declaration as the Ibadan Council of Obas issued a notice of dethronement to the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, Aje Ogungunniso I.

The Punch has it that 21 New Ibadan Kings threaten to recommend Olubadan’s removal with the rider; give Oba Adetunji 21 days to be of good conduct. The Nigerian Tribune also writes Ibadan Obas Threaten To Remove Olubadan.

The Nation captions it as Olubadan gets 21-deadline as No-confidence vote threat. Another trending story on most dailies today is that of the #EndSARS protest held in Abuja, Awka, Port Harcourt and others across the country yesterday. As reported by The Nation, there were protests in some major cities yesterday for and against the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), the police anti-violent crimes fighting machine.

Vanguard and Nigerian Tribune lead with the same story written as EFCC lacks Powers to Prosecute Serving Judges – Appeal Court with the rider, Strikes out EFCC’s charge against Justice Nganjiwa; We”ll appeal EFCC. In the latter’s version, it goes this way; EFCC can’t prosecute serving judges, Appeal Court rules.

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