Welcome to EKOHOTBLOG roundup of top Major Nigerian newspapers headlines for today, Friday, June 7th, 2019.
Hon. Funniniyi Afuye, a former commissioner for Information in Ekiti state also representing Ikere constituency, has on Thursday, emerged the Speaker of the 6th assembly in Ekiti State.
In his speech during the valedictory session held on Thursday, Ike Ekweremadu praised his colleagues for resisting plans to ‘overthrow the outgoing 8th Senate.
During the Senate’s valedictory session on Thursday, the Chief Whip , Olusola Adeyeye, scored the 8th Senate low on punctuality, oversight, legislation on restructuring, zero performance in the election of the Minority Leader and ‘confirmation of poor ministerial nominees’.
Timothy Owoeye, a former Osun State House of Assembly majority leader, has emerged the seventh speaker of the Osun state House of Assembly.
Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State while speaking to State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa, has applauded the decision of Senator Danjuma Goje to step down for Ahmed Lawan.
The Nigeria Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has suspended the license of Daar Communication Plc, promoter of AIT, RAY POWER until further notice, the Nation reports.
Lagos Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has on Thursday sworn in Folasade Jaji, as Secretary to the State Government as well as Tayo Ayinde as Chief of Staff.
The federal government, through the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), has revoked six oil block licenses granted to five companies.
Ahmad Ahmad, the president of Confederation of African Football (CAF) has been arrested at a hotel in Paris on Thursday morning.
A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court on Thursday adjourned until June 19, hearing in a debt recovery suit filed by the federal government against Shell Western Supply & Trading Ltd, over an alleged $406.7 million shortfall in crude oil shipment.
R Kelly yesterday appeared in a Chicago courtroom to answer to the 11 new felony sex crime charges slammed against him.
Nigerian music superstar, Wizkid, has announced that he is set to act as the headline act of a forthcoming music festival in London tagged ‘Star Boy Festival’
Nigerian music act and actor, Falz, has stated that he has a preference for spirituality over religion.
After her refusal to heed to court summons, the trial of Nollywood actress, Monalisa Chinda-Coker, has been fixed for October.
With Manchester City adamant that UEFA ignored ‘irrefutable evidence’ in its ongoing financial fair play (FFP) probe, they have appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
A day after Cristiano Ronaldo produced another sublime performance to take Portugal to the final of the maiden UEFA Nations League, England failed to make it past Netherlands.
All Progressives Congress (APC) has set up a five-man committee to investigate the party’s Deputy National Chairman, Lawal Shuaibu.
Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has tackled the FG over the suspension of the license of DAAR Communications by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC).
Chairman of the United Bank of Africa (UBA), Tony Elumelu and YBNL boss, Olamide has got the internet talking after their video of Zanku dance showcased online.
One of the major contenders for the position of the Senate President, Senator Ali Ndume, has promised never to step down for his opposition, Ahmad Lawan.
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