Monday, 26 October 2015
Tue. Oct. 27 2015 PUNCH * Jail Rivers electoral offenders – NHRC * Wike: PDP summons emergency national caucus meeting * We’ll shut down Nigerian embassy in India-pro-Biafra activists * Oritsejafor deceived Jonathan with false election prophecy – Okotie * 50 child traffickers jailed in Edo, Delta – NAPTIP * Inadequate funds affecting economic empowerment — Ibrahim VANGUARD * 300 houses submerged, as River Benue overflows its banks * Buhari’s anti-corruption war, a step in right direction — Kumuyi * 60% of illegal arms in S/East produced locally — Presidential C’ttee * Rivers re-run polls split senators over Amaechi * FULANI HERDSMEN: Afenifere fires back at Kwankwaso * FIFA Presidency: No Nigerian in sight as deadline ends TRIBUNE * Rivers tribunal judgment too hasty —Mimiko •Wike, APC trade words over judgment * Oil firms get 72-hr ultimatum to shut down operations * Why investors shun Nigeria’s oil sector —EU * Screening: Presidency backs Senate’s procedure on Amaechi * Man lands in court for impregnating 12-year-old daughter in Benue * Tribunal sacks Speaker, 20 PDP Assembly members in Rivers THISDAY * Senate Leadership Commended for Promoting Peace, Unity in Ministerial Confirmation * 75% Nigerians Lack Access to Regular Power Supply, Says NAEE * Terrorism: 31 Suspects Face Prosecution for Possession of Weapons * Boko Haram Depleted, on the Run, but Dangerous - AIG * Mimiko: Rivers Tribunal's Judgment Hasty, Embarrassing * NERC to Apply Principles of Prudence, Affordability in Tariff Review . 27/10 in History of Nigeria Year: History 1910: Professor Cornelius Olaleye Taiwo, renowned educationist and author, was born at Oru-Ijebu in Ogun State, Nigeria 1947: Prince Abubakar Audu, two time governor of Kogi state (1992-93; 1999-2003), was born. 2009: Pa Soludo, father of former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo was kidnapped. Prof Soludo was then aspiring to PDP's flagbearer for the states gubernatorial elections.