Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines today, Friday, Dec. 7th.
The House of Representatives on Thursday approved June 12 as Democracy Day in Nigeria, to honour late Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, thereby revoking May 29. This gives legal backing to President Muhammadu Buhari’s earlier declaration. The approval followed the adoption of a report on a bill seeking to amend the Public Holidays Act 2004.
Speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly Acho Ihim and 17 other members of the House on Thursday defected from the APC and the PDP to the Action Alliance (AA). The speaker, while reading the notice of defection during plenary, also announced that he had joined the AA.