Start your day with the latest news in Nigeria on the Naija News roundup of top newspapers headlines for today, Monday, 8th August 2022.
Dr Sidie Tunis, Speaker of the Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), has directed the immediate suspension of staff recruitment.
He has subsequently set up a panel to investigate alleged malpractices in the recruitment process.
The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered that Providus Bank Limited should transfer the balance of N329,454,650.28 alleged to have been fraudulently transferred from the account of one of the bank’s customers, Aqua 10 Nigeria Limited.
Justice Peter Lifu also awarded the cost of N100,000 against Providus Bank Limited but in favour of the Plaintiff, Aqua 10 Nigeria Limited.
Central Bank of Nigeria governor, Godwin Emefiele, has said his office disbursed N1.01 trillion to smallholder farmers to stabilise Nigeria’s macroeconomic position.
Emefiele said that the CBN had increased its funding and interventions in various sectors to boost economic growth.
Commissioner of Police in Osun, Mr Olawale Olokode, has ordered the immediate disbandment of his Surveillance Squad because of unprofessional conduct by its members.
Police spokesperson in the state, SP Yemisi Opalola, made this known in Osogbo in a statement issued on Sunday.
Funsho suggested that she needed the courage to be herself by sharing a video of herself.
The first wife of movie producer and entrepreneur Kazim Adeoti seems to have made this comment as regards her husband, and popular Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe.